All-American Muslim

Season 1 Episode 1

How to Marry a Muslim

Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Nov 13, 2011 on TLC



  • Trivia

    • Shadia Amen is a single mom.

    • Samira Amen used to wear a hijab (headscarf) up until 9/11 when she decided to stop wearing it. She is considering to go back to it as a way of receiving a blessing from God (getting pregnant).

    • Show's Families:

      Amen: Mohsen and Lila whose children are Suehaila, Shadia and her Irish-American husband (Jeff), Bilal and Samira (who has a son called Adam).

      Aoude: Nader and Nawal. Expecting parents.

      Bazzy-Aliahmad: Ali and Nina whose son is Andre. Wealthy family that wants to open a nightclub.

      Jaafar: Mike, who is a Deputy Chief Sheriff and wife Angela, whose children are Jenna, Julia, Jad and Ryan.

      Zaban: Fouad, a high-school football coach, and wife Zaynab, whose children are Jamilah, Ayah, Mohamed and Fatima.

    • Jeff, Shadia's boyfriend, is Irish Catholic.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Before deciding to cast and film within the Dearborn Muslim community, San Diego, Washington and Northern Virginia were also considered.

    • Add first, as requested by TLC, episodes should have been 30 minutes long but they were later expanded to 60 minutes.

    • Filming of the show takes place in Dearborn, Michigan.

  • Allusions

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