Following the Arab Spring and in need of a laugh, Dr. Bassem Youssef left his career as a heart surgeon in Cairo to try his hand at comedy. Youssef incorporated his observations from Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" into "Al Bernameg," the first political satire show in Egypt. Thirty million viewers watched each episode.
Director: Sara Taksler
Writer: Sara Taksler
Producer: Maziar Bahari, Monica Hampton and Sara Taksler
Cast: Bassem Youssef and Jon Stewart