The Norwegian state broadcaster NRK has created quite the nice little series about some Muslims moving to a small farm in a small town, making halal cheese and… something else. It plays on stereotypes and prejudices, but it goes in interesting directions and is obviously against hate.

But it is also the first Norwegian series I can remember seeing where a main character uses !

He uses Firefox in what seems to be Linux Mint, though I'm not totally sure.

There's also a small moment where a character, living in the city, promotes using car sharing instead of owning a car, and says biking is faster than driving in the city. Which often is true, and probably also was true in that situation, though I felt like it was played a bit as a joke. So it wasn't perfect, but it was great that it was mentioned at least halfway in a positive light.

The series is called , btw, and it won two prices in the Cannes International Series Festival


Oh yeah, and another character says he doesn't have a driver's license because he never needed it, living his whole life in the big city, which is great!

This is the kind of normalization of not driving that we need in popular culture!

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