Comedy about Afghan interpreter moving to the US sparks backlash

A new CBS comedy about an Afghan military interpreter relocating to the US has sparked a backlash on the net.

The sitcom, United States of Al, by The Massive Bang Concept producer Chuck Lorre, was criticised for its managing and depiction of its key character, and for casting a non-Afghan actor in the role.

The demonstrate is described as a comedy about the friendship between a Maritime fight veteran and his Afghan interpreter who he served with and who comes in the US to get started a new daily life.

The clearly show, which has a laughter keep track of, was slammed on social media immediately after the formal trailer dropped on-line, and Lorre trended in excess of the weekend.

The trailer demonstrates Riley meeting Al at the airport immediately after he comes in the US.

“I want to see almost everything,” suggests Al. “Washington, DC, Las Vegas, and what’s the name of that position that sells peanut butter and provides it to you on a forklift?”, to which Riley replies, “Costco.”