Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi and Funny Or Die launch ‘Halal in the Family.’
Family sitcoms all stuck to the same formula back in the '80's.
They all had a dad who meant well, the mother who played the dove with the olive branch, and goofy but somewhat cool and rebellious kids. Then it was topped off with a cheesy theme song.
The recipe has been changed throughout the years.
Halal In The Family, created by Miles Kahn a Daily Show writer is a new web series.
The show follows a Muslim-American family trying to be pure Americans.
The show covers cultural misunderstandings that occur due to their islamic background.
They brush off all the mishaps with a comedic touch.
FBI SWAT team members blitz them in the opening credits on a nice family moment.
as they are being arrested Aasif yells, “We are not that kind of Muslim!