Homer goes to India to man the country's new nuclear plant, which has been outsourced from the one in America. Meanwhile, Patty and Selma kidnap ''Series/MacGyver'' star Richard Dean Anderson.

!! Tropes:

* BlackComedyRape: The Stargate fans ogling [[ManInAKilt a kilt-wearing Willie]] because [[NerdsAreVirgins they have no hopes of getting anything closer to a real girl than him]].
* CallBack: As we saw in "A Star is Burns", [[BerserkButton do]] ''[[BerserkButton not]]'' [[BerserkButton badmouth]] ''Series/MacGyver'' to Patty and Selma, even if you're [=MacGyver=] himself.
* CouldntFindAPen: While Patty and Selma held him captive, Richard Dean Anderson wrote a message for help in "grape juice and tears".
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: What his family fears the loyalty and obedience of his Indian workers has turned Homer into, with a little AGodAmI thrown in for spice.
* CrowdChant: When the Simpsons arrive in India, the workers are ominously chanting "A-bom-shabai", before it's explained that it means "Vote union" in Hindi.
* DancePartyEnding: The episode ends with everybody dancing to "Pal bhar ke liye".
* FanDumb: InUniverse, Patty and Selma are a classic case of the Willfully Blind and Unwanted Champion variants; they absolutely adore the titular character of ''Series/MacGyver'', but dislike the other shows he went on to do.
* GlobalIgnorance: When Homer arrives in India he asks: "This isn't India! Where's the university of Notre Dame, the Indy 500, Wrigley Field, Dodger Dogs?" A woman corrects him: "You ignorant American! you have confused India with Indiana, Indiana with Illinois, and the Cubs with the Dodgers."
* GoneHorriblyRight: When Richard Dean Anderson refuses to talk about ''Series/MacGyver'' with Patty and Selma, they kidnap him. But he manages to [[MacGyvering MacGyver]] his way out, and with new love for the show, asks them to make it harder to escape, [[TheThingThatWouldNotLeave refusing to leave]].
* LoonyFan: Patty and Selma are this towards Richard Dean Anderson; idolizing him for ''Series/MacGyver'', but indifferent at best towards ''Series/StargateSG1''. Then he says ''[=MacGyver=]'' was [[BerserkButton just a paycheck]]...
--> '''Patty:''' Richard Dean Anderson just pissed off the wrong Richard Dean Anderson fans!
* MoneyDearBoy: InUniverse example; Richard Dean Anderson's reason (as he claims in the episode) to have been [=MacGyver=].
* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: When one of Moe's patrons berates him for using imported electricity, he points out the beer and the seats are imported as well. When asked if he has anything made in America, he produces a weapon that backfires when he tries to shoot.
* NationalStereotypes: Several references to UsefulNotes/{{India}} are made:
** Mr. Burns has given Smithers an arranged marriage.
** Mr. Burns crawls out of a basket like a cobra entranced by a snake charmer.
** Mr. Burns says: "I don't want my scooped out monkey head go get cold", a reference to monkey heads being a national dish in India, a stereotype popularized by ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom''.
** The Indian workers show Homer the Hindu gods Ganesha, Vishnu and Shiva, whom he confuses with Film/TheElephantMan, Johnny Sixarms and [[ComicBook/TheSmurfs Papa Smurf]].
** Mr. Burns spends time floating in the Ganges river with "his friends," which are actually corpses.
** Lenny and Carl are told to choose one of two doors, one having a Bengal tiger.
** The sing and dance number near the end shows the Taj Mahal, Bart playing tablas and is a reference to {{Bollywood}} musicals.
* NoodleIncident: Before Mr. Burns started showing a movie about outsourcing, he asked for a minute of silence for the workers who died in some heroic, well, whatever it was, we never got to know because "heroic" was the last word Mr. Burns said before Homer chanted for the movie and the subject of the heroic deaths was never brought up again.
** Homer asks Marge what's happened in Springfield since he'd been gone. Marge tells him that Chief Wiggum "was gravely wounded in a bank shootout".
* PunBasedTitle: The title is a pun on ''Film/KissKissBangBang''.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: What Homer turns out to ''really'' be to his workers, in contrast to what his family expects. In one of his random displays of job-related compassion, sensitivity and honesty, Homer takes it upon himself to ensure that the workers receive all the rights of American workers, including regular breaks and decent wages. The near-reverence his workers have for him is because of his benevolence, not because of his demands for it.
* ShoutOut:
** Comic Book Guy says: "What in the name of Creator/SteveDitko?"
** The bully who threatens Bart at home is shown in silhouette, but recognizable as Sluggo from ''ComicStrip/{{Nancy}}''.
** Homer says: "I'm not a god. God has a white beard and invented [[Literature/TheDaVinciCode the Da Vinci Code.]]"
** The Indian workers show Homer the Hindu gods Ganesha, Vishnu and Shiva, whom he confuses with Film/TheElephantMan, Johnny Sixarms and [[ComicBook/TheSmurfs Papa Smurf]].
** Lenny and Carl having to choose a door which may contain a tiger is a reference to the short story ''Literature/TheTiger'', in which a young man must choose a door, knowing it will either house a beautiful lady who is NOT the woman he fell in love with, or a man-eating tiger
** Burns mentions being served dinner in a "scooped-out monkey's head", a reference to ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom''. Homer is dressed as Mola Ram in ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'' when people think he went mad with power.
** When the Simpsons travel to look for Homer under the presumption that he went mad in the jungle and thinks he is a God they travel by boat, while "The End" by Music/TheDoors plays on the soundtrack. These are all references to ''Film/ApocalypseNow'', which takes place in Vietnam, by the way.
** The song sung at the end is "Pal bhar ke liye" from the {{Bollywood}} film ''Film/JohnyMeraNaam''.
* StockLateralThinkingPuzzle: Lenny and Carl travel to India to see Homer. While in a dungeon, they're told by a guard that one of the rooms contains a tiger, the other, Homer Simpson. They open both doors to find a tiger in each room; the guard elaborates: "One of those tigers is named 'Homer Simpson'."
* SuspectIsHatless: Homer tries to find Apu's cousin Kavi, who is "medium height, dark complexion, brown eyes and black hair". The trouble is, he's in India. Luckily he only has to ask two passers-by if they're Kavi. Even more fortunately, [[UncannyFamilyResemblance Kavi looks and sounds almost exactly like Apu]].
* TriviallyObvious: Comic Book Guy says that, out of the four "Star" franchises (''[[Franchise/StarWars Wars]]'', ''[[Franchise/StarTrek Trek]]'', ''[[Franchise/{{Stargate}} -gate]]'', and ''[[Series/StarSearch Search]]''), Stargate is his ''third'' favorite.
* VacationEpisode: The Simpsons travel to India.