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