"Amish Mafia" returned for a second season, and Lebanon Levi proved that he was still determined to keep modern technology out of his Amish community. In fact, he's so committed to this cause that he would have his men commit rather extreme acts of violence in order to ensure the technology doesn't get in.
In this premiere, a man showed up and was selling prepaid cell phones, tablets and laptops to the Amish youth from the back of his vehicle. So Levi sent out Caleb, one of his guys, to take care of the problem. And Caleb did just that, using intimidation and a baseball bat.
“You’re not allowed to do this! You know that!" Caleb shouted at the man. "The Amish community doesn’t appreciate it. Lebanon Levi doesn’t tolerate it. Guess what? They’re not going to f*cking buy it anymore.” With this declaration, Caleb started tossing the electronics out of the man's car.
But he didn't stop there. Caleb scared the man back into his vehicle with a bat, and then smashed up the man's car. He broke the taillight, smashed a side window, and even crashed the rear windshield. “What are you going to do?" Caleb challenged the man. "You going to f*cking leave? Why are you still here?”
Julia Hatmaker, writing for Penn Live, thought the car-smashing was a bit extreme, but lame in comparison to last year when one of Levi's men shot a car with a rifle after its owner hit a horse-and-buggy. USA Today's Robert Bianco, on the other hand, wasn't happy to see the show back at all. "Odds are the [show] will either make you pray for Shark Week's return --- or increase your donation to PBS,” he wrote.
Season 2 of "Amish Mafia" continues every Tuesday night on Discovery at 9 p.m. ET.
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