Season 1 Episode 8

Home for the Diwalidays

Aired Thursday 10:30 PM Nov 11, 2010 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • As per the United States Copyright Office, the Episode Production Code of 1007 is the same as that for the previous episode Truly, Madly, Pradeeply.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Music
      Kaun Nee Jaandah (Panjabi By Nature)
      Kabaddi Kabaddi (Babbu Mann)
      Happy Diwali (Divya, Aparna, Surthi, Vaishali, Sunidhi Chauhan, Vishal-Shekhar & Suraj)
      Aaj hai sagaai (Abhijeet & Alka Yagnik)
      Bholi Si Surat (Udit Narayan)
      Nachley - Lakeer (A.R. Rahman)
      Laila O Laila (Amit Kumar, Chorus & Kanchan)
      Take On Me (Simon Perry)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: November 11, 2010 on Global
      Czech Republic: December 25, 2011 on Prima COOL

  • Allusions

    • The title is a reference to Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights. Diwali, a five-day festival occurring between mid-October and mid-November, is one of the most important festivals of the year. It's essence is the victory of good over evil and the rejoicing in the Inner Light (Atman) or the underlying Reality of all things (Brahman).

      Diwali's most significant spiritual meaning is the awareness of the inner light. One of the central tenets in Hindu philosophy is the belief that there is something beyond the physical body and mind which is pure, infinite, and eternal, called the Atman. The victory of good over evil, or light over darkness, is a reference to the light of higher knowledge (the mind of God) dispelling the ignorance that masks one's true reality as unchanging, infinite and transcendent. The awakening brings compassion and the awareness of the oneness of all life. Like the celebration of one's birthday, Diwali is the celebration of this Inner Light.