The Best Episodes of Little Mosque on the Prairie

Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018

Little Mosque On The Prairie is a Canadian sitcom on the CBC, which focuses on the comedic outlook of a small Muslim community interacting with the citizens of a little prairie town in Canada. The sitcom reveals that although we are different in ethnicity and in skin color, we are all surprisingly similar when it comes to family, love, the generation gaps, and our attempts to balance our secular and religious lives while trying to understand those of others in the community.

Kept Imam

#1 - Kept Imam

Season 5 - Episode 3

Amaar becomes self-conscious about his own meager earnings compared to those of his fiancée, Rayyan, who is always eager to pick up the cheque and pay for gifts. He decides a pre-nup is the best way to show her he won't be financially dependent on her. Meanwhile, Thorne is wracked with guilt when Sarah discovers he lied to replace her in a community bridge game.

star 8.50
6 votes
Eid's A Wonderful Life

#2 - Eid's A Wonderful Life

Season 2 - Episode 10

Rayyan decides to add a few yuletide touches to cheer up Sarah, who is openly longing for the traditions of Christmas.

star 8.40
10 votes
Directors: Jeff Beesley
Writers: Alan Rae, Greg Eckler
Bromancing the Imam

#3 - Bromancing the Imam

Season 5 - Episode 2

Rayyan sets out to convince Amaar that they should have children some day by inviting him to help her babysit a newborn. But when the baby takes to Amaar and not to Rayyan, she's less sure she's in a hurry to become a mother. Meanwhile, Thorne recruits Sarah to help him win over Amaar as a friend but instead ends up destroying a peace offering he had made to the Imam.

star 8.37
8 votes
Best Intentions

#4 - Best Intentions

Season 2 - Episode 8

Baber starts to rethink his outlook on life when Amaar inadvertently gives him the " evil eye ".

star 8.30
10 votes
Writers: Miles Smith
Home Again

#5 - Home Again

Season 6 - Episode 1

Amaar and Rayyan cut their honeymoon short and return home so that they can help Sarah deal with her divorce from Yasir. Rayyan tries to drag Sarah to a divorce support group but when Sarah won’t go Rayyan brings the group to her. Meanwhile, Amaar decides to sort out his Imam related issues with Baber and Thorne once and for all.

star 8.29
7 votes
Writers: Sara Snow
The Great Indoors

#6 - The Great Indoors

Season 4 - Episode 11

Amaar and Reverend Thorne become lost during a camping trip in the woods. During their struggle to find the way home, the two discover they have more in common than either believed previously.

star 8.25
4 votes
Mercy Dot Com

#7 - Mercy Dot Com

Season 3 - Episode 8

Fatima looks to make a number patrons toting laptops happy at her cafe but risks alienating the rest of her customers in the process.

star 8.25
8 votes
Writers: Greg Eckler
Lord of the Ring

#8 - Lord of the Ring

Season 3 - Episode 2

When Amaar returns to Toronto to re-think his future, Yasir comes to the rescue, only to find that winning Amaar might not be as easy as he thought.

star 8.22
9 votes
No Fly List

#9 - No Fly List

Season 2 - Episode 9

Amaar and Rayyan go with Baber to the US consulate to get Baber removed from the American " No Fly List ".

star 8.22
9 votes
Directors: Paul Fox
Writers: Rebecca Schechter
Haunted Mosque on the Prairie

#10 - Haunted Mosque on the Prairie

Season 6 - Episode 9

When Amaar inadvertently leads everyone to believe that the new Mosque is haunted, Sarah runs damage control and suggests he and Rayyan spend the night in the Mosque to prove it’s completely ghost-free. Meanwhile, a love-struck Nate goes to extreme lengths to ask Poppy out on a date. And Thorne helps Baber overcome his irrational fear of Jinn.

star 8.17
6 votes
Writers: Andrew De Angelis
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Mercy

#11 - A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Mercy

Season 3 - Episode 3

Amaar returns to Mercy to resume his role as Imam but finds he has to reapply for the job.

star 8.14
7 votes
Directors: James Allodi
Writers: Claire Ross Dunn
Mosque of Dreams

#12 - Mosque of Dreams

Season 6 - Episode 7

Amaar tries to get the town to support his new Mosque, but finds only disinterest and some outright derision when he reveals that his divine inspiration came from a chicken. Meanwhile, Baber is determined to prove the town isn’t ready for a new mosque by trying to get himself arrested. Sarah has a crisis of faith and considers eating bacon, while Ann suffers a crisis of love while sexting the now absent Charles Thorne.

star 8.14
7 votes
Directors: Samir Rehem
Writers: Josh Gal
The Five Year Plan

#13 - The Five Year Plan

Season 2 - Episode 11

During preparations for New Year's Eve festivities, many people in Mercy reflect back on what they were doing five years earlier.

star 8.13
8 votes
Directors: Jeff Beesley
Writers: Paul Mather, Rob Sheridan
Jihad on Ice

#14 - Jihad on Ice

Season 2 - Episode 12

Amaar challenges Fred Tupper to a curling showdown though Amaar's knowledge of the sport is rather limited.

star 8.13
8 votes
Writers: Zarqa Nawaz
The Archdeacon Cometh

#15 - The Archdeacon Cometh

Season 1 - Episode 8

When the Archdeacon announces he's coming to Mercy Anglican, Reverend Magee fears for the worst. With church attendance is way down, and the place just might get shut down. Because the Muslims realize that they have a stake in this as well, Yasir cooks up a scheme to have Muslims pose as Christians to help fill the seats. The archdeacon arrives early and quickly figures out the entire scheme, but he's delighted at the possibilities for the mosque's lucrative rent money.

star 8.13
8 votes
Writers: Jackie May
Destination Chicken

#16 - Destination Chicken

Season 6 - Episode 6

Amaar is getting impatient waiting to find his new purpose when Baber sticks his nose in where it doesn’t belong, leading to an unexpected sign from above. Meanwhile, Ann’s crush on Charles fuels old sibling rivalries when she encourages her new flame to help out with Rev. Thorne’s Destination Church Spectacular. Sarah is left to deal with the town audit single-handed.

star 8.13
8 votes
Directors: Jeff Beesley
Writers: Josh Gal
Amaar at the Bat

#17 - Amaar at the Bat

Season 3 - Episode 1

In the season premiere, we find out whether or not Rayyan accepted JJ's marriage proposal - and what Amaar does about it.

star 8.11
9 votes
Writers: Rob Sheridan
Mercy Beet

#18 - Mercy Beet

Season 2 - Episode 5

A local company's stock price rises dramatically and everybody in town wants to take advantage of the opportunity.

star 8.11
9 votes
Directors: Jeff Beesley
Writers: Greg Eckler, Al Rae
Lucky Day

#19 - Lucky Day

Season 2 - Episode 4

Sarah is jubilant when she wins the lottery until she remembers that, as a practicing Muslim, she isn't supposed to gamble.

star 8.08
12 votes
Directors: Paul Fox
Writers: Dan Redican
Swimming Upstream

#20 - Swimming Upstream

Season 1 - Episode 4

Mercy's Muslim women protest co-ed swimming classes at the local pool. Mayor Popowicz refuses to change the rules, nervous at what voters will think if she's seen kowtowing to the Muslims. Meanwhile, Baber refuses to let Layla go out for Halloween, causing Amaar to suggest an Islamic version of the heathen holiday. In the end, the pool remains integrated, but Fatima dons an outrageous bathing suit to ensure she remains fully covered.

star 8.08
12 votes
Writers: Zarqa Nawaz, Susan Flanders-Alexander, Alan Rae
The Barrier

#21 - The Barrier

Season 1 - Episode 2

Baber, Mercy Mosque's conservative voice, decides a barrier must be erected to separate the men and women during prayer. Rayyan protests, convinced the community's liberal voices will prevail. But she has no idea what she's up against. A battle of the sexes ensues and Amaar's compromise ensures that no one will be happy. Meanwhile, Baber continues his long-standing and rather futile campaign to have Layla wear the hijab.

star 8.07
14 votes
Writers: Zarqa Nawaz, Al Rae, Rebecca Schechter
The Ties That Bind

#22 - The Ties That Bind

Season 3 - Episode 4

Layla signs up Baber for an online dating site but soon decides that she must prevent her father from meeting the woman he is matched with.

star 8.00
8 votes
Directors: James Allodi
Writers: Vera Santamaria
Short Fuse

#23 - Short Fuse

Season 6 - Episode 3

After blowing out the old fuse box in their house, Amaar tries to impress Rayyan by playing Mr. Handyman but has to secretly enlist Sarah’s do-it-yourself expertise to get the job done. Rayyan becomes suspicious of his sudden upsurge in Mr.-Fix-it skills and volunteers Amaar to fix Fred’s shower, Meanwhile, Baber and Thorne challenge each other to a fasting competition that escalates to insane heights, even for them.

star 8.00
6 votes
Directors: Jeff Beesley
Writers: Barbara Haynes
Public Access

#24 - Public Access

Season 2 - Episode 2

Amaar and Rayyan become co-hosts of a public access Islam themed show.

star 8.00
11 votes
Writers: Rob Sheridan
A Lease Too Far

#25 - A Lease Too Far

Season 4 - Episode 18

With an archbishop coming for a visit and looking to meet the Muslims in Mercy, Thorne tries to hide the fact that he has evicted the mosque.

star 8.00
5 votes