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The Simpsons: The Sweetest Apu

Homer and Marge discover that Apu is having an affair with the Squishee delivery lady and must keep Manjula from knowing about it, which falls apart when Manjula finds out by watching the security tapes.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 13x19
Production Number: DABF14
Airdate: Sunday May 05th, 2002

Guest Stars
James LiptonJames Lipton
voiced Himself
Karl WiedergottKarl Wiedergott
voiced Various
Pamela HaydenPamela Hayden
voiced Milhouse
Tress MacNeilleTress MacNeille
voiced Manjula
Main Cast
Dan CastellanetaDan Castellaneta
voiced Homer Simpson, Abraham Simpson, Krusty the Klown, Barney, Willy, Sideshow Mel, Mayor Quimby, Hans Moleman, Gil, Itchy, Various
Julie KavnerJulie Kavner
voiced Marjorie "Marge" Bouvier Simpson, Patty Bouvier, Selma Bouvier, Jacqueline Ingrid Bouvier, Various
Nancy CartwrightNancy Cartwright
voiced Bart Simpson, Nelson Muntz, Ralph Wiggum, Todd Flanders, Kearney, Various
Yeardley SmithYeardley Smith
voiced Lisa Simpson, Various
Hank AzariaHank Azaria
voiced Apu, Moe, Chief Wiggum, Carl, Comic Book Guy, Dr. Nick Riviera, Prof. Frink, Cletus, Sea Captain, Kirk Van Houten, Various
Harry ShearerHarry Shearer
voiced Mr. Burns, Smithers, Dr. Marvin Monroe, Ned Flanders, Seymour Skinner, Otto, Kent Brockman, Dr. Hibbert, Lenny, Rev. Lovejoy, Various
Episode Notes
Chalkboard: I will never lie about being cancelled again

Couch: Repeat of the couch gag from "Half-Decent Proposal" where two repo men take the couch away and Homer cries over it.

Episode Quotes
Marge: Manjula, come quick! The octuplets learned their first word!
Octuplet #1: Mommy,
Octuplet #2: will
Octuplet #3: you
Octuplet #4: let
Octuplet #5: daddy
Octuplet #6: come
Octuplet #7: back…
Octuplet #8: cookie!
Marge: They miss their father. Are you sure you don't want Apu back?
Manjula: Well, I do, but I don't want to be treated like a doormat. I need payback!
Marge: All right! Girls night out! Exotic male dancers at the Golden Banana!
Manjula: Hmmm… No, I want HIM to suffer.
Marge: Well, when Homer does something wrong, I make a list of ways he can make it up to me. Then I shred the list and put it in his food.
Manjula: Fine. We will make a list.
Marge: At the Golden Banana?
Manjula: No!
(Marge groans)

(Manjula and Apu are playing Marge and Homer in badminton.)
Manjula: Apu, you keep scoring behind my back!
(Homer and Marge make nervous noises)
Manjula: Are you sure you're not cheating?
(Homer and Marge make nervous noises)
Marge: Uh... what's the score?
Homer: Dirty love... I mean thirty-love... uh, um... anyone for penis? D'oh... I'll just get the shuttlecock... D'oh!

Manjula: I took the tape out of the store surveillance camera. Look.
(Apu watches the tape)
Squishee Girl: Oh Apu! Scratch and Win!
Apu: Mmmm, that's good adultery!
(After watching the tape)
Apu: Oh, I am so sorry.
Manjula: Get out of my house.

Homer: Let’s tell Krusty.
Marge: What would that accomplish?
Homer: That guy's hilarious. His reaction would be priceless.
Homer: Apu is cheating!
Krusty: That's sad. All those kids.
Homer: I think he's building to something.

Cultural References
This episode's title may be an adaptation of “The Sweetest Thing”, a 2002 American film directed by Roger Kumble and written by Nancy Pimental, that starred Cameron Diaz, Selma Blair, Christina Applegate, Thomas Jane, and Jason Bateman.

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