Ramy: Season 1 (2019)

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Ramy

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An insightful and hilarious glimpse into the life of a Muslim American family, Ramy perfectly articulates the precarious nature and nuances of identity and announces Ramy Youssef is a talent to watch.

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Critic Ratings: 41

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Air date: Apr 19, 2019

If you want to know why you're so confused all the time, you don't wash between your toes; it's that simple.

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Air date: Apr 19, 2019

You dropped out of med school to do what; the app is called Snack Swipe; never going to work; just go work for your uncle -- let him teach you how to be a real man.

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So let me get this straight -- you don't do drugs, but you'll make love to women you're not married to; that's nuanced, you're a hypocrite.

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Everyone's suspicious, man; maybe your family was in on it, maybe not; just lay low, and don't draw attention to yourself; it'll all die down -- maybe; just don't ask how these strawberries got here.

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Air date: Apr 19, 2019

Time for a spiritual cleanse; get this month right, and you'll have it all figured out; fast properly, read your Quran, no sex, no porn -- bro, close the MacBook; just do the Ramadan; do it for God; do it for Shawn's mom.

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Air date: Apr 19, 2019

Dana, stop trying to soul-search like your brother; it'll be hard to find yourself if you have to be home by 10; by the way, I don't know where Ramy is.

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Ramy, habibi, it's Mom; call back; you don't text, you don't answer, you don't even check this voicemail -- call me; I just want to know you are OK.

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You need to start getting right with Allah; all you do is focus on yourself -- you should do something for someone else; help Steve; and no, not just because he's in a wheelchair.

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So pumped you're coming, bro; haven't seen you since we were 8 years old.

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Give in, Ramy; surrender; stop overthinking things; sure, it's a bit unconventional, but you have to follow your heart, no matter where it leads you; who knows, you might even find some happiness.

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Cast & Crew

Ramy Youssef
Ramy Hassan

Actor
Mohammed Amer
Mo

Actor
Hiam Abbass
Maysa Hassan

Actor
Amr Waked
Farouk Hassan

Actor
May Calamawy
Dena

Actor
Dave Merheje
Ahmed

Actor
Laith Nakli
Uncle Naseem

Actor
Steve Way
Steve

Actor
Ramy Youssef
Executive Producer
Jerrod Carmichael
Executive Producer
Ravi Nandan
Executive Producer
Bridget Bedard
Executive Producer
Ari Katcher
Executive Producer
Ryan Welch
Executive Producer
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Audience Reviews for Ramy: Season 1

  • Oct 05, 2021
    I loved this show. Truly original and new. Ramy and his collaborators are geniuses. One of the best shows I've seen in years.
  • May 07, 2021
    Hilarious, deserves it's high rating!
  • Apr 03, 2021
    To anyone thinking about watching this show: this entire series is an insanely insightful glimpse into what life and spirituality look and feel like not only for Muslim Americans but also for any immigrant anywhere or any person who grew up in a strongly religious environment. This show explores the doubt, self-hatred, and irreconcilable conflict between who our culture and family expects us to be and who we really are. The show is thought provoking and honest, and I don't think I've ever seen something so real ever produced. I loved it, and I thought season 2 was even more insightful and inspiring.
  • Mar 16, 2021
    A stand-up comedian trying his hand at a TV series. Can that go well? In Ramy Youssef's case, the answer to this question is a clear yes. In the comedy series named after him, Ramy, Youssef talks about his experiences as a raised Muslim in the corners of New Jersey. The focus is on the interplay between his own culture, the American dream and the activities of a typical American millennial. One cannot give Ramy Youssef enough credit. Not only is he the creator and the main character of the series, but he often directs and is responsible for the script in several episodes. It is simply his show. No wonder, the plot is told almost exclusively from his point of view and it is virtually his memoirs. As Ramy Hassan, he is in a self-discovery phase throughout the season, questioning what kind of Muslim he wants to be. The part-time worshipper who visits a mosque maybe once every two months? Or the one who deals intensively with his origins, learns Hindi and abstains from sexual activities until marriage? For Ramy, it is already too late for the latter. Sexuality and partnership play a central role in every episode. Quick marriage yes or no? Yussef is not above letting important secondary characters develop as well. Two of the ten episodes are only about Ramy's sister Dana (May Calamaway) and his mother Maysa (Hiam Abbass) and their situations in this disciplined lifestyle. This urge for discipline comes mainly from the father of the family Farouk (Amr Waked), who is available for some funny moments despite his strict principles. In general, the series is very satirical and does not take itself too seriously. This becomes especially clear in the dialogues, which are full of wit and self-irony. Nevertheless, you completely buy the actors' indecision between religion and "freedom'' in the emotional and more dramatic scenes. Superbly written, a refreshing back-and-forth of genres and great characters who teach you a great deal about Islam and its phenomena as they go their various ways. One episode even deals with 9/11 and how anti-terrorist Muslims experience terrorism being reduced to their entire group. Some episodes have a sitcom character, focusing purely on the comedic aspect and less on the religion factor involved. This is the only significant weakness of the first season of Ramy, as they seem a little out of place despite high entertainment value. Nevertheless, the fascinating character study around Ramy and his family and friends clearly prevails. The series is on a very high level, especially in the second half, in terms of the interplay between comedy, drama and social satire. The ending can even be interpreted as open, which makes one look forward to the second season of Ramy.
  • Jan 17, 2021
    Amazing show, I'm not Muslim, but growing up in Long Island NY as an Asian immigrant I definitely relate to the show in so many ways, reminded me of shows like Master of None and Atlanta. So funny times yet some of the issues addressed on the show are so serious, loved how it balanced that out.
  • Jan 10, 2021
    Full of heart, comedy, and overall wonderful screenplay. It's never a bore to follows through the threads of the story.
  • Dec 10, 2020
    Ramy walks the line between hilarious & poignant. It shows the power of representation and perspective. We need more like it
  • Nov 07, 2020
    Hysterical. One of the best comedies I have seen in years. Ramy delves into the question of identity, and where the line is drawn between faith and surviving the 21st century. Spectacular.
  • Oct 11, 2020
    This series is neither funny nor interesting.
  • Sep 20, 2020
    A welcome and fresh spin on the comedy genre that sets a new standard for Muslim representation on media, presenting complex issues with an empathetic and confident look - thanks to Ramy Youssef's spot-on talents on and of screen.

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