October 18, 2007

Little Mosque on the Prairie, 2.1: "Grave Concern"

This is the first episode of the second season, entitled "Grave Concern." The primary plot line concerns Yasir and Baber. In order to keep his landscaping contract with an older cemetery, Yasir convinces the cemetery owner that he can sell a number of plots to the Muslim community. Yasir then convinces Baber to put down a $5,000 deposit on a plot, but when the rest of the Muslim community shows up at the cemetery to view the land, they discover that there is a country music/sports bar in line with the qiblah. Of course, at this point the rest of the Muslim community doesn't want to purchase the plots at that particular cemetery.

The secondary plot line concerns community announcements at the masjid. Baber normally makes the announcements but, due to an injury, Rayyan offers to take his place. Instead, Amaar asks Rayyan's mother, Sarah, to make the announcements.

(Note: Sometimes I see the videos flipping around on my screen when they should be remaining in the set order of the episode. To make sure you're watching in the correct order: the first segment's screen shot shows "Yasir" standing outdoors next to a pickup truck; the second segment shows "Sarah" indoors with a hijab partially draped over her head; the third segment shows "Yasir" indoors.)

1 comment:

Danya said...

Thanks for sharing! :)