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You know and love them from your favorite shows – but, do you know what they believe in? Here's a look at 10 religious television show characters, including what they say when they talk about their beliefs.

5 religious television characters

You know and love them from your favorite shows – but, do you know what they believe in? Here's a look at 10 religious television show characters, including what they say when they talk about their beliefs.

1. “The Office” – Kelley Kapoor, Hindu

Kelly: Um, Diwali is awesome. And there's food, and there's gonna be dancing. And, oh, I got the raddest outfit. It has, um, sparkles-
Michael: Kelly? Um, why don't you tell us a little bit about the origins of the holiday?
Kelly: Oh, um, I don't know. It's really old, I think.
Angela: How many gods do you have?
Kelly: Like hundreds, I think. Maybe more than that.
Angela: And that blue busty gal? What's her story?
Kevin: She looks like Pam from the neck down.
Dwight: Pam wishes.
“The Office,” Season 3 Episode 6: Diwali

 

2. “Bones” – Arastoo Vaziri, Muslim

Arastoo Vaziri: This was not the work of religion, it was arrogance, it was hypocrisy, it was hate. Those horrible men who hijacked those planes hijacked my religion that day too. They insulted my God. So no, this isn’t too difficult. It’s a privilege to be able to serve this victim, to be able to show him care and love that was so absent that day.

“Bones,” Season 8 Episode 6 – The Patriot in Purgatory

3. “Downton Abbey” – Tom Branson, Catholic

Branson: My daughter Irish, and she’ll be Catholic like her father.“Downton Abbey,”

Season 3 Episode 5

 

4. “The Big Bang Theory” – Sheldon Cooper, Atheist

Cooper: Why hast though forsaken me, O deity whose existence I doubt?

“The Big Bang Theory,” Season 4 Episode 19 – The Zarnecki Incursion
 

5. “Glee” – Rachel Berry, Jewish

Rachel: Are you suggesting I get a nose job?

Doctor: You’re 16, right? That’s when I gave my daughters theirs. It’s like a right of passage for Jewish girls.

Glee,” Season 2 Episode 18 – Born This Way

 

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