TV Critic Discusses Arizona's Place On Showtime's 'Who Is America?'

Published: Monday, August 20, 2018 - 1:11pm
Updated: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:17pm
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The Showtime comedy "Who Is America?" is Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest attempt to totally disguise himself in the name of comedy. Under various personas, the comedian has spoken with politicians, gun lobbyists and rappers, some who later complained they were tricked into being on the show.

If you’ve been keeping up with the show so far, you’ve probably noticed a lot of airtime given to Arizona faces.

"Bad guys are going to get their guns. It’s going to kill you. I’m hoping somebody else in there has a gun, and will shoot that person before he shoots you," said former Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaking to Cohen’s character OMGWhizzBoyOMG. 

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was also an unwitting star of the recent episode.

The Show was joined by film critic for the Arizona Republic, Bill Goodykoontz, who has done the public service of watching each episode of “Who Is America?”

EDITOR'S NOTE: This headline has been modified to correct the name of the TV network that carries "Who Is America?" 

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