If you think living in Amish country is all about Bible meetings and tending to one's barn, think again. Turn on the tube on just about any night and you’ll find plenty of Amish folk behaving in very un-Christian-like ways, from TLC’s Breaking Amish, in which five young Amish people move to New York City (with all its western-world temptations), to Cinemax’s bonkers new series Banshee, the Alan Ball-produced action-drama about an ex-con posing as a murdered sheriff in Pennsylvania Amish country, which premiered on Friday.
While even the so-called “reality” shows in this recent surge of like-minded programming are populated with a good deal of fiction, here are 10 Crazy Real-Life Examples of Amish Gone Bad.
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Written by Jennifer Wood (@j_m_wood)