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NBC asks, “What if God was one of us?”

And the answer comes on Friday nights at 10 p.m., in the form of your own, personal Jesus: “Book of Daniel.” Jesus.jpeg

Now, we are usually stuffed with cholent and singing “Shir HaMalot” come 10 p.m. on Friday nights, making yours truly an exceedingly poor arbiter of whether this is a good idea or not.

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One thing we can be certain of, the conservatives are going to go nuts. This show, judging by its description in NY Newsday, makes “The Shield” look like “Joan of Arcadia.” (The pastor who rolls with Jesus has a gay kid, is addicted to pain killers and is married to a drunk.)

Also: We’re all for long-lede pieces, but what’s with the January 1, 2006 dateline, Newsday?

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