The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (29)

  • (Homer, wearing an elephant mask, tries to stop Apu's wedding) Homer: I am the god, Ganesh! This wedding angers me. It will break up or all will die. Apu: (embarrassed) Oh God! Homer: Please listen to me! (makes elephant noise) Indian: (in Hindi) You are not Ganesh! Ganesh is graceful! (he chases after Homer) Homer: Stop chasing Ganesh, you're just going to get more wrath!

  • (After seeing a mouse being crushed by the elephant.) Apu: Lucky mouse.

  • Apu: Can you believe it? Tradition forbids me to even look at the woman who I am going to spend the rest of my life with. Has the whole world gone crazy? Homer: Nope. Just your screwy country.

  • Homer: Moe, what do you recommend for severe depression? Moe: Booze, booze and more booze.

  • Apu: But the fact that I have staged this ridiculous farce proves to you how much I do not want to go through with this arranged marriage. Apu's Mother: Oh, I didn't realise how strongly you felt Apu! Now wipe that smile off your face. We have a wedding to plan!

  • Woman: Another bag of potato chips, Mr. Talmidge? Homer: Also, I think I'm getting a bed sore. What do you have to do to get turned round here (she begins turning him). Hey, what's Lucky hooked up to? Woman: It's a respirator. It breathes for him. Homer: And here I am using my own lungs like a sucker. And how come everyone has a bed pan and I have to walk all the way over there! Woman: You mean there? (the toilet is right next to him)

  • (Homer is saying hello to the old folks) Homer: Jasper. Gladys. Beatrice. Looking good, Hatty! Asel. Asel.. Asel!.. Asel!!!!. Ahh To hell with her! Ester. Ameil. Prudence. Clemnial. Increase. Dad. Grandpa: Cornelius.

  • Apu: Again, Marge, I am sorry for the inconvenience. You are a real sport. Marge: How long will she be here? Homer was a little sketchy on the details. Apu: Oh, it should be no more than a couple of days. She really truly hates you.

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Notes (6)

  • In the scene where Bart is burning hymns to make the fire sacred, he was originally burning pages from the Bible, but the editor thought that was a little over the top and had it changed.

  • According to the Nahasapeemapetilon family chart, Apu has two brothers (including Sanjay), and he's the oldest out of his brothers.

  • Blackboard Joke: None. Couch Gag: The couch in the TV room is a wall. Bart comes in and spray paints the family on the wall, then signs his "masterpiece" with "El Barto".

  • This is Luann's last speaking episode, enjoy her voice for now, until she returns in season 14's "A Star is Re-Born Again".

  • In the scene where Apu is riding on an elephant, Bart says that he wishes he had one. Lisa says, "You did. His name was Stampy, you loved him." Stampy was from Bart's Elephant.

  • Manjula is introduced.

Trivia (5)

  • When Homer is greeting the old people when he is hiding out at the Retirement Castle, he greets someone named Asa. Asa Phelps died in the "…Hellfish" episode, unless this is a different Asa.

  • The plot for this episode appears on a collector card in level 5 of The Simpsons: Hit & Run video game.

  • Captain McAllister says "I'm not attractive" but close captioning says "I'll go quietly".

  • Close captioning at auction has words for "My Guy" but only the music to that song is heard.

  • The wheels on Homer's wheelchair got bigger once he was seated.

Allusions (5)

  • Ben Hur: The scene where Homer and the old man race in wheelchairs and their wheels clash is similar to the chariot scene of Ben Hur.

  • The Foreigner song "Hot Blooded" plays over Apu's bachelor binge.

  • Harry Shearer The name of a hair salon seen in this episode, "Hairy Shearers," is a take on The Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer's name.

  • The episode title is a play on the 1947 Peter Godfrey film "The Two Mrs. Carrolls."

  • Apu's possible new haircuts resemble: Rachel from Friends. Rapper Coolio.