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
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The guest role in this episode was originally written for Michael Caine
, the joke being that Caine's propensity for appearing in anything also included working in the Kwik-E-Mart. When Caine turned down the offer, the role was re-written for James Woods
, with the joke being that he was working at the Kwik-E-Mart because he was researching a role. See more
[while eating the Indian food Apu prepared
Hmm, well, it certainly is exotic.
[Lisa begins panting
Oh, honey, is that too spicy for you?
[in a high, squeaky, soft voice
I can see through time!
References The Hard Way