Category Archives: Season 2

Here Come the Habibs–Season 2, Episode 6 (The Beach)

I recently reviewed an episode of American sitcom, Speechless, where the episode was set in one location and character-by-character stories unfolded and were related to this one location. My verdict on that episode was favourable due to this setting, and I feel the same way about this episode of Here Come the Habibs. This episode was set mostly at one

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Here Come the Habibs–Season 2, Episode 5 (The Kidney)

This episode was different to the others…it was understated. Usually the episodes have clear A and B stories and revolve around a scheme (usually Toufic’s) gone awry. However this episode focused purely on one story, with the jokes pulled back. Perhaps this is due to the serious subject matter.

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Here Come the Habibs–Season 2, Episode 4 (Middle East Side Story)

This episode was a definite improvement to last week. I believe this episode had the most character development in the series to date. The A story focused on Mariam and Fou Fou’s marital dynamic, and Jack and Mariam’s friendship. With the B story the focus is on Layla’s campaign for school captain, and the unlikely and until now unexplored dynamic

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Here Come the Habibs–Season 2, Episode 3 (The Fundertakers)

The reason why my review is a little late is because I found it difficult to decide how I felt about the episode. Rather than evenly splitting the A and B stories, this episode was really 95 percent A story and 5 percent B story. Unfortunately this week, I didn’t enjoy the A story for two reasons–the story itself was

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Here Come the Habibs–Season 2, Episode 1 (Lockdown)

What a great way to kick off a season. Here Come the Habibs was subjected to controversy before it even aired last year with accusations that it was a racist show. However the show turned out to be a success and was thankfully renewed. With the questionable television landscape these days, mostly involving reality shows, as far as I’m concerned

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