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Homer and Apu 

Apu moves in with the Simpsons after losing his job when Homer gets ill from the contaminated food; James Woods takes over the Kwik-E-Mart.

Director:

Mark Kirkland

Writers:

Matt Groening (created by), James L. Brooks (developed by) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dan Castellaneta ... Homer Simpson / Kwik-E-Mart Customer #1 / Homeless Man #1 / Monkeys / Barney Gumble / Squeaky-Voiced Teen / Grampa / Christian / Train Announcer (voice)
Julie Kavner ... Marge Simpson / Patty Bouvier (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Bart Simpson (voice)
Yeardley Smith ... Lisa Simpson (voice)
Hank Azaria ... Apu Nahasapeemapetilon / Man with Neck Damage / Homeless Man #2 (voice)
Harry Shearer ... 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 (voice)
James Woods ... James Woods (voice)
Michael Carrington ... Comedian (voice)
Pamela Hayden ... Martin Prince / Mother / Kwik-E-Mart Official #2 / Jimbo Jones (voice)
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Animation | Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Al Jean and Mike Reiss, who were show runners during the previous two seasons, came up with the idea for the episode. They left the idea with, David Mirkin who took over the job as show runner during this season. Mirkin said he was "very excited and intrigued" with the idea of the episode. Soon thereafter, he assigned Greg Daniels to write the script because he knew that Daniels would "step up" and "throw himself into it". See more »

Quotes

Homer: Your old meat made me sick!
Apu: Ooh, I am so sorry.
[puts a bucket of shrimp on the counter]
Apu: Please accept five pounds of frozen shrimp.
Homer: [sniffs the shrimp] This shrimp isn't frozen! And it smells funny!
Apu: [sets another bucket of shrimp on the counter] Okay. Ten pounds.
Homer: Woohoo!
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Connections

Edited from The Simpsons: Homer's Triple Bypass (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

If You're Happy and You Know It
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Traditional
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1994 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR (seasons 3-19)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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