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Season 1 Episode 16

Take This Punjab and Shove It

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Aired Thursday 10:30 PM Feb 24, 2011 on NBC
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When one of his employees quits, Todd is happy to finally have the opportunity to hire a new employee. After wading through an avalanche of unqualified applicants, Todd comes across the perfect candidate, an Indian who grew up in American with four years of sales experience. Unfortunately, Todd's new star is soon poached by a rival call center.

Meanwhile, Gupta begins asking co-workers for money and is caught stealing Manmeet's wallet and driving a rickshaw. A few of his friends decide to investigate his odd behavior.moreless

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    Duncan Bravo

    Duncan Bravo

    Coconut Vendor

    Guest Star

    Viji Nathan

    Viji Nathan

    Madhuri's Grandmother

    Guest Star

    Sameera Eligeti

    Sameera Eligeti

    Harpreet

    Guest Star

    Guru Singh

    Guru Singh

    Ajeet

    Recurring Role

    Sharmila Devar

    Sharmila Devar

    Lata

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    Thushari Jayasekera

    Thushari Jayasekera

    Pinky

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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    • TRIVIA (0)

    • QUOTES (2)

      • (finding a mob scene around Chareen's desk)
        Todd: Hey, whoa, what's going on? What are you guys doing at Chareen's desk?
        Gupta: We're dividing up her stuff.
        Todd: It's only her second day out. She's probably just sick.
        Madhuri: Nobody misses two days of work, even if they're sick.
        Rajiv: She quit or she died, and if she showed up now, I'd fire her anyway.

      • Rajiv: You know, sir, if the worker's absorb Chareen's cost, you and I can absorb her salary.
        Todd: So you're saying make them work harder so you and I can profit?
        Rajiv: Sounds even better when you say it!

    • NOTES (2)

      • Music
        Marjaani Marjaani Kasame (Balkan Remix) (K.K. & Akriti Kakkar)
        Under Pressure (Transcenders Remix) (Queen & David Bowie)
        Izhaar (Miss Pooja and Roshan Prince)
        Kabhi Kabhi Aditi Zindagi (A.R. Rahman & Rashid Ali)
        Phatte (Adnan Sami & Sunidhi Chauhan)
        Agar Main Kahoon (Alka Yagnik & Udit Narayan)
        Allah Hafiz (K.K.)
        Mast Bhara (Suzane)
        Lahu (Remix) (Mika Singh & Deep)

      • Original International Air Dates:
        Canada: February 24, 2011 on Global
        Czech Republic: December 27, 2011 on Prima COOL

    • ALLUSIONS (3)

      • Advertising Slogans
        Wendy's: Where's the Beef
        First airing on January 10, 1984, the famous ads featured actress Clara Peller who, upon receiving a burger with a massive bun angrily exclaimed, "Where's the beef?

        Dunkin Donuts: Time to make the donuts
        From the series of ads airing from from 1982 to 1997 featuring actor Michael Vale portraying Fred the Baker. The ad was named one of the five best commercials of the 1980s by the Television Bureau of Advertising.

        Slinky: It's a wonderful toy, it's fun for a girl or a boy
        This is a quote from the Slinky jingle written by Homer Fesperman and Charles Weagley in 1962, which became the longest-running jingle in advertising history. The entire jingle is:
        What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs, and makes a slinkity sound?
        A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing! Everyone knows it's Slinky.
        It's Slinky, it's Slinky. For fun it's a wonderful toy.
        It's Slinky, it's Slinky. It's fun for a girl or a boy.
        It's fun for a girl or boy!

      • I'm a Smooth Operator
        Refers to the song Smooth Operator by the English group Sade, from their 1984 debut album Diamond Life.

      • The title is reference to the 1977 Johnny Paycheck single Take This Job and Shove It from his album of the same name. The song was written by David Allan Coe and in hit number one on the country charts for two weeks in January, 1978.

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