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The show’s creators have been engaging with this and other discussions surrounding race that their show has generated.
In a Twitter conversation with Vulture’s Ira Madison III about Dev’s white love interests, Master of None co-creator Alan Yang responded, “Also a good topic for next season if we get one!
As Dev says in the “Indians on TV” episode of Master of None, the rules of mainstream television dictate that there can be one minority on a show, but there can’t be two. This is nothing new: interracial pairings in popular culture still tend to necessitate one white person.Television can show us a new point of view or validate an existing one.Right now, Master of None is validating a point of view that white partners are more desirable.Master of None tells stories about people of color that usually go untold and showcases them in roles they don’t normally fill: leading man, supportive friend, loving parent.Ansari purposefully left the ethnicities of certain roles open so the show could audition a wide range of people.