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Weird News: Even The Amish Have A Mafia

November 30, 2012Comments are closed.


Believe it or not, the Discovery Channel has a brand new show called Amish Mafia, which just may be one of the dumbest shows since Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

According to RadarOnline, the show follows Lebanon Levi and his three henchmen John, Jolin, and Alvin, who offer up a brand of backwoods justice on those evil, cheatin’, lyin’, no good Amish folks.

“Levi is a man who straddles both worlds,” the show’s executive producer, Dolores Gavin, told The New York Post.

“He genuinely feels as though he is a help to the community, and yet he has a propensity for violence and intimidation.”

Does Delores realize those two things do not go hand-in-hand? And honestly, doesn’t this just seem like a ploy for the Discovery Channel to get their very own Amish themed “reality” show?

If you’re a lover of television like myself, you’ve probably noticed that when one TV network develops a decent  show about a new topic, just about every other TV network tries to develop their own version of the same show. And that’s exactly what I think is happening here. There are so many shows about Amish people on TV now and the Discovery Channel just wants to get in on the action. In order to do so, they needed a new twist on an already boring storyline, hence the ridiculous mafia theme. But is there really an Amish Mafia? Probably not and even the Discovery Channel is sharing the following disclaimer:

“The Amish Church denies the existence of the Amish Mafia. To ensure the safety of innocent Amish, select re-enactments of events must be used.”

When I think of a mafia, I think of a large organization of Italian men who look like James Gandolfini, not three scraggily looking Amish guys and one used car salesman.

What do you think?

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