The Simpsons: Season 5, Episode 13

Homer and Apu (10 Feb. 1994)

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Homer participates in a hidden camera investigation of unsanitary food preparation at the Kwik-E-Mart, which costs Apu his job. Apu then enlists Homer's help on a journey to India to get ... See full summary »

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Homer Simpson / Kwik-E-Mart Customer #1 / Homeless Man #1 / Monkeys / Barney Gumble / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Grampa / Christian / Train Announcer (voice)
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Bart Simpson (voice)
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Lisa Simpson (voice)
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Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / Man with Neck Damage / Homeless Man #2 (voice)
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Kwik-E-Mart Customer #2 / Dr. Hibbert / TV Announcer / Kent Brockman / Kwik-E-Mart Official #1 / Monstromart Announcer / Hare Krishna / President and C&E of Kwik-E-Mart / Thief / Dr. Hibbert (voice)
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James Woods (voice)
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Martin Prince / Mother / Kwik-E-Mart Official #2 / Jimbo Jones (voice)
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Homer participates in a hidden camera investigation of unsanitary food preparation at the Kwik-E-Mart, which costs Apu his job. Apu then enlists Homer's help on a journey to India to get his job back, while James Woods becomes the new Kwik-E-Mart clerk, as part of his research for a film project. Written by Anonymous

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According to the list on the Kwik-E-Mart cash register, they do not accept checks from the following people: Homer J. Simpson, Homer S. Simpson, H. J. Simpson, Homor Simpson, and Homer J. Fong. See more »

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[while eating the Indian food Apu prepared]
Marge: Hmm, well, it certainly is exotic.
[Lisa begins panting]
Marge: Oh, honey, is that too spicy for you?
Lisa: [in a high, squeaky, soft voice] I can see through time!
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References In the Line of Fire (1993) See more »

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Who Needs the Kwik-E-Mart?
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Written by Alf Clausen and Greg Daniels
Performed by Hank Azaria, Nancy Cartwright, Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner and Yeardley Smith
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Simpsons deal with India
28 December 2009 | by (Konstanz, Germany) – See all my reviews

I have to admit that The Simpsons have been a blind spot for me in the last twenty years - of course I noticed their reflection in the news, but hardly ever watched an episode of theirs on TV (well, I hardly ever watch TV at all, except when hospitalized :). In preparation for this year's Xmas season, I presented myself with their Season 1.. and liked it so much that I bought 2..5, 8, 11 as well, and am now going through them with much enjoyment.

This episode amazed me so much that I just have to comment on it. Apu, the Indian manager of Springfield Kwik-E-Mart, has been around since Season 1, but here he is starring for the first time (and India with him). Appropriately we get to see his song & dance number, as typical with Bollywood movies, as well as clips from a mock Indian film (with more song & dance), and an adventurous voyage to India as well. Hilarious, as befits a comedy, but also sensible about the serious reality behind the topics (take Apu's and Homer's brief discussion of Karma, for instance).

As I love Indian movies, I enjoyed this episode so very much. The only thing I missed were silly police inspectors driving around in khaki-colored jeeps..


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