History Recap / TheSimpsonsS5E13HomerAndApu

5th Nov '17 9:28:30 AM katzos
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

*SureLetsGoWithThat:
--->'''James Woods''': But as for me, I'm off to battle aliens on a far away planet.\\
'''Marge''': That sounds like a good movie.\\
'''James Woods''': Yes...yes, a movie.
22nd Oct '17 2:34:03 PM Scorntex
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ADayInTheLimelight: For Apu.
** This is technically the first episode having him as a main character instead of being relegued to a side-character like usual.

to:

* ADayInTheLimelight: For Apu. \n** This is technically the first episode having to have him as a main character instead of being relegued to a side-character like usual.side-character.



* BaitAndSwitch: When Homer learned how far India was from Springfield, it cut to a scene with him and Apu riding donkeys... to ''Springfield Airport''. They spent so much money on the plane tickets they couldn't pay for a cab ride.

to:

* BaitAndSwitch: When Homer learned learns how far India was from Springfield, it cut cuts to a scene with him and Apu riding donkeys... to ''Springfield Airport''. They spent so much money on the plane tickets they couldn't pay for a cab ride.



* BrickJoke: When Apu gave the impression he wanted to strangle Homer for getting him fired, he was actually trying to apologize. When Apu did want to strangle him, Homer thought it was another apology.

to:

* BrickJoke: When Apu gave gives the impression he wanted wants to strangle Homer for getting him fired, he was he's actually trying to apologize. When Apu did does want to strangle him, Homer thought it was thinks it's another apology.



* DrivenToSuicide[=/=]InterruptedSuicide: When Apu was fired for getting caught selling rotten food, he tried to kill himself by eating Kwik-E-Mart food. His boss prevented him from doing so.

to:

* DrivenToSuicide[=/=]InterruptedSuicide: When Apu was is fired for getting caught selling rotten food, he tried tries to kill himself by eating Kwik-E-Mart food. His boss prevented prevents him from doing so.



* {{Irony}}: The world's first conveniance store is in a horribly inconvenient location.

to:

* {{Irony}}: The world's first conveniance store is in a horribly inconvenient location. Homer even points it out.



* RiddleForTheAges: When James Woods was talking at the phone to his manager, he asked how his upcoming movie was the same if his character was retconned from a store clerk to a "jittery eskimo firefighter". We never learned the answer but whatever it was, Woods accepted it.
* RuleOfThree: When Apu and Homer met the owner of the Kwik-E-Mart chain to ask for Apu's job back, he said they'd only be allowed three questions. Apu only wants to ask one, but Homer wasted all of them asking if [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment that guy really owned the Kwik-E-Mart]]. And the answers weren't enough for him.

to:

* RiddleForTheAges: When James Woods was is talking at on the phone to his manager, he asked asks how his upcoming movie was the same if his character was retconned from a store clerk to a "jittery eskimo firefighter". We never learned learn the answer but whatever it was, Woods accepted it.
* RuleOfThree: When Apu and Homer met meet the owner of the Kwik-E-Mart chain to ask for Apu's job back, he said says they'd only be allowed three questions. Apu only wants to ask one, but Homer wasted wastes all of them asking if [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment that guy really owned the Kwik-E-Mart]]. And the answers weren't still aren't enough for him.
16th Sep '17 2:22:20 PM DeCarta
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AmbulanceCut: The two times Homer gets sick from eating bad Kwik-E-Mart food (the expired ham and the two buckets of shrimp that aren't frozen and smell funny).

to:

* AmbulanceCut: The two times Homer gets sick from eating bad Kwik-E-Mart food (the expired ham and the two buckets of "frozen" shrimp that aren't frozen and smell funny).



* BigNo: Apu does this when taking a bullet for James Woods near the end.

to:

* BigNo: Apu does this in slow-motion when taking a bullet for James Woods near the end.



-->'''Official:''' GIVE ME THAT WEINER! NO, APU! IT'S NOT WORTH IT!!!
-->'''Apu:''' I DON'T WANT TO LIVE ANYMORE!!!

to:

-->'''Official:''' GIVE ME THAT WEINER! NO, APU! IT'S NOT WORTH IT!!!
-->'''Apu:''' I DON'T WANT TO LIVE ANYMORE!!!ANYMORE!!!\\
'''Official:''' GIVE ME THAT WEINER! NO, APU! IT'S NOT WORTH IT!!!\\
'''Apu''': NO, I DON'T WANT TO LIVE, SIR!
* DumbassHasAPoint
-->'''Homer''': ...You're selling what now?\\
'''Apu''': I'm ''selling'' only the concept of karmic realignment.\\
'''Homer''': [[LiteralMinded You can't sell that]]! Karma can only be portioned out by the cosmos! ''(slams door)''\\
'''Apu''': He's got me there.



* IncrediblyObviousBug: The hidden camera cowboy hat not only obviously has the camera lens sticking out, but makes a loud buzzing sound.

to:

* IncrediblyObviousBug: The hidden camera cowboy hat not only obviously has the camera lens sticking out, but makes a loud buzzing sound. Apu not only falls for it (he assumes that the noise is caused by a bee, [[TooDumbToLive as does Homer when Apu mentions this]]), but directly talks to the camera after Homer stomps on it.
-->'''Apu''': Now, this is just between me and you, smashed hat.



* {{Irony}}: The world's first conveniance store is in a horribly inconveniant location.

to:

* {{Irony}}: The world's first conveniance store is in a horribly inconveniant inconvenient location.



-->'''James:''' Do I sound like a laid-back convenient store kind of guy?\\

to:

-->'''James:''' Do I sound like a laid-back convenient convenience store kind of guy?\\



-->'''Lisa:''' I can see through time!
* NoodleIncident: Barney has apparently killed someone (possibly a woman) by accident before, or at least thinks he has and it was similar to knocking over the oversized Mrs. Butterworth bottle. This ''might'' be a {{callback}} to when Barney accidentally shot a woman after Homer slammed the door in his face in "Rosebud" but, considering how this series doesn't really usually care about continuity, it might have been an unseen incident.

to:

-->'''Lisa:''' ''(strained voice)'' I can see through time!
* NoodleIncident: MustMakeAmends: Apu decides to move into the Simpsons' house and do chores for them to atone for causing Homer's illness.
* NoodleIncident:
**
Barney has apparently killed someone (possibly a woman) by accident before, or at least thinks he has and it was similar to knocking over the oversized Mrs. Butterworth bottle. This ''might'' be a {{callback}} to when Barney accidentally shot a woman after Homer slammed the door in his face in "Rosebud" but, considering how this series doesn't really usually care about continuity, it might have been an unseen incident.



--->'''Brockman''': Apu, will you ever stop selling spoiled meat?\\
'''Apu''': ''(sweating profusely)'' No. I mean yes. I mean... oh, dear.\\
'''Apu''': ''(turns the TV off)'' I think I come off rather well.\\
'''Customer''': [[YouMonster Monster]]! Run, children!



-->'''Apu:''' [[LiteralMinded And if I could obtain for you these animals?]]

to:

-->'''Apu:''' [[LiteralMinded And Uh-huh, and if I could obtain for you these animals?]]


Added DiffLines:

* YouMonster: A woman calls Apu a monster after he's exposed for selling spoiled meat.
22nd Mar '17 8:03:59 AM Asue
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** Also, him wasting all three allowed questions ''on the same one'' when talking to the owner of the Kwik-E-Mart chain also counts.

to:

** Also, him Him wasting all three allowed questions he and Apu got ''on the same one'' when talking to the owner of the Kwik-E-Mart chain also counts.
22nd Mar '17 7:59:43 AM Asue
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ADayInTheLimelight: For Apu.
** This is technically the first episode having him as a main character instead of being relegued to a side-character like usual.



* NoodleIncident: Barney has apparently killed someone (possibly a woman) by accident before, or at least thinks he has and it was similar to knocking over the oversized Mrs. Butterworth bottle. This ''might'' be a {{callback}} to when Barney accidentally shot a woman after Homer slammed the door in his face on "Rosebud," but, considering how this series doesn't really care about continuity, it might have been an unseen incident.

to:

* NoodleIncident: Barney has apparently killed someone (possibly a woman) by accident before, or at least thinks he has and it was similar to knocking over the oversized Mrs. Butterworth bottle. This ''might'' be a {{callback}} to when Barney accidentally shot a woman after Homer slammed the door in his face on "Rosebud," in "Rosebud" but, considering how this series doesn't really usually care about continuity, it might have been an unseen incident.


Added DiffLines:

** Also, him wasting all three allowed questions ''on the same one'' when talking to the owner of the Kwik-E-Mart chain also counts.
24th Dec '16 5:33:58 PM fireblast
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheScapegoat: Kwik-E-Mart policy is to make one of these (and a sacrificial lamb) when something goes wrong.
-->'''Apu:''' [[LiteralMinded And if I can acquire both of these animals for you?]]

to:

* TheScapegoat: Kwik-E-Mart policy is to make use one of these (and (or a sacrificial lamb) when something goes wrong.
-->'''Apu:''' [[LiteralMinded And if I can acquire both of could obtain for you these animals for you?]]animals?]]
31st Oct '16 1:27:00 AM TitoMosquito
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheGhost: Ned Flanders doesn't appear in this episode, but he is mentioned once.
-->'''Homer:''' I learn that life is one crushing defeat after another until you just wish Flanders was dead.



* {{Irony}}: The worlds first conveniance store is in a horribly inconveniant location.

to:

* {{Irony}}: The worlds world's first conveniance store is in a horribly inconveniant location.



-->'''James:''' Do I sound like a laid-back convenient store kind of guy?\\
'''Jimbo:''' Actually, I thought it sounded a little labored. You gotta lose yourself in the moment, man.



* OhCrap: When Apu accidentally slips that he sells bad food.



* RiddleForTheAges: When James Woods was talking at the phone to his manager, he asked how his upcoming movie was the same if his character was retconned from a store clerk to a "jittery eskimo firefighter". He never learned the answer but whatever it was, Woods accepted it.

to:

* RiddleForTheAges: When James Woods was talking at the phone to his manager, he asked how his upcoming movie was the same if his character was retconned from a store clerk to a "jittery eskimo firefighter". He We never learned the answer but whatever it was, Woods accepted it.



* TheScapegoat: Kwik-E-Mart policy is to make one of these when something goes wrong.

to:

* TheScapegoat: Kwik-E-Mart policy is to make one of these (and a sacrificial lamb) when something goes wrong.wrong.
-->'''Apu:''' [[LiteralMinded And if I can acquire both of these animals for you?]]
6th Aug '16 8:53:56 PM kquinn0830
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* MethodActing: In-Universe, James Woods takes Apu's job at the Kwik-E-Mart to prepare for his upcoming role as a store clerk.
26th Jul '16 11:11:51 AM ParkedCarAnne
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

**Grampa once recorded and released an album that Homer finds to be just as disturbing as Lisa playing the shenai.
17th Jul '16 12:07:04 PM Psyclone
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* InsigniaRipOffRitual: When Apu is fired, the Kwik-E-Mart CEO tears the "Ask about our fried pickles" badge from his uniform.

to:

* InsigniaRipOffRitual: When Apu is fired, the Kwik-E-Mart CEO official tears the off his name tag and "Ask about our fried pickles" badge from his uniform. uniform.


Added DiffLines:

* TurnInYourBadge: After the InsigniaRipOffRitual mentioned above:
-->'''Official:''' Now... turn in your pricing gun.
-->'''Apu:''' ''[takes gun out of shoulder holster and hands it over]''
-->'''Official:''' The other one too.
-->'''Apu:''' ''[takes gun out of ankle holster and hands it over]''
This list shows the last 10 events of 36. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Recap.TheSimpsonsS5E13HomerAndApu