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
Did You Know?
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
[Homer and Apu on a quest through the Himalayas to get Apu's job back
There it is, the world's first convenience store.
This isn't very convenient.
Must you knock on everything we do?
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