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The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons

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Season 9 Episode
184 "Bart Star"
"The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons"
"Lisa the Skeptic" 186
"The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons"
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Episode Information
Episode number: 185
Season number: S9 E7
Production code: 5F04
Original airdate: November 16, 1997
Couch gag: Bart spray paints a picture of his family on the couch, leaving his alias signature El Barto.
Guest star(s): Andrea Martin as Apu's mother
Jan Hooks as Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon
Showrunner(s): Mike Scully
Written by: Richard Appel
Directed by: Steven Dean Moore
DVD features

"The Two Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilons" is the seventh episode of season 9 of The Simpsons and the one-hundred and eighty-fifth episode overall. It originally aired on November 16, 1997. The episode was written by Richard Appel and directed by Steven Dean Moore. It guest stars Andrea Martin as Apu's mother and Jan Hooks as Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon.


"Just as he begins to enjoy his popularity as a swinging bachelor, Apu receives an unwelcome reminder of his pending arranged marriage. Desperate to escape the agreement, Apu claims to have already married Marge Simpson. Guest starring Jan Hooks as Manjula Nahasapeemapetilon and Andrea Martin as Apu's mother."


At a bachelor auction to raise money for the Springfield fire brigade, the available bachelors on display are deemed undesirable, and the auction makes no money at all. Marge then nominates Apu, who is deemed a success by the women at the auction and is sold for $926. He goes out on dates with Luann Van Houten, Miss Hoover, Selma Bouvier, Ruth Powers and Lois Pennycandy and begins to enjoy his bachelor lifestyle. One day, he receives a letter from his mother in India, reminding him of his arranged marriage to Manjula, the daughter of a family friend. Not wanting to get married, Apu asks Homer for advice. Homer suggests Apu tell his mother that he is already married. Days later, Apu thinks that he has escaped the marriage until he sees his mother walking towards the Kwik-E-Mart. To cover him, Homer tells Apu to pretend that Marge is his wife.

At the Simpson residence, Marge disapproves of the plan, but decides to do it for Apu's sake. Apu's mother is displeased with his choice of bride, and shocked to learn that she has grandchildren. While the plan is under way Homer decides to stay in the Springfield Retirement Castle with his father, posing as resident Cornelius Talmidge. That is, until the real Cornelius returns, at which point he flees. He returns home and gets into bed with Marge. Mrs. Nahasapeemapetilon enters to say goodbye, but is shocked to see Marge in bed with another man, and Apu on the floor. Tired of the whole charade, Marge forces Apu to tell his mother the truth, who declares that the arranged marriage will proceed as planned.

The wedding is held in the Simpson's back garden, but Apu still has second thoughts about it. However, when he sees Manjula for the first time in years, he realizes how beautiful she really is and feels a little less reluctant. Apu asks about her favorite food, book and movie; the answer to all three questions is Fried Green Tomatoes. The pair decide that perhaps the marriage can work after all. Homer, poorly disguised as Ganesha, tries to stop the wedding, but is chased away by one of the guests, and Apu and Manjula marry.

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