Raised by Refugees: Season 1

Poster for Raised by Refugees: Season 1

Set in 2001, this semi-autobiographical sitcom from comedian Pax Assadi follows the sometimes harsh and often confusing experiences of a... More

Where to watch Raised by Refugees: Season 1

Raised by Refugees: Season 1 is available to stream in... More New Zealand now on Neon.

Raised by Refugees: Season 1 episodes

Episode 1.1

Episode 1

On his first day at his new school, 12-year-old Pax... More Assadi hopes to make a good impression. Meanwhile, Pax's mum gets ready to host her husband's judgemental Iranian family.

Episode 1.2

Episode 2

The Assadi family almost immediately feels the effects of 9/11... More on their lives. Pax has now become the target of the school's alpha male, and Afnan has a run-in with a xenophobic customer.

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Episode 3

Pax's world is turned upside-down when he has a confusing... More dream about Mrs Peacock. Afnan is given the responsibility of having "the talk" with Pax.

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Episode 4

Pax hopes the school camp will give him an opportunity... More to increase his cool points in front of Sarah. However, Safia won't let Pax go camping unless his father goes with him.


Episode 5

Pax is going to a basketball tournament and, once again,... More sees it as an opportunity to gain social capital. To retain customers, Safia learns the subtle art of banter.


Episode 6

Pax has thrown away his old friendships to be in... More with the popular kids. Meanwhile, Safi and Afnan struggle to see eye to eye.

Raised by Refugees: Season 1 | Details

M, Sexual themes
Comedy, Drama
Country of origin
New Zealand

Raised by Refugees: Season 1 | Trailers