It all started last year during a terrible thunderstorm, when I locked myself out of the house. Sheltering myself with a large piece of sheet metal, I ran for cover under the tallest tree I could find!— Homer
Full Name: Apu Nahasapeemapetilon.
Identity: The Indian Kwik-E-Mart operator, who is devoted to his work. He once worked for 96 hours straight. By the end, he thought he was a humming bird of some kind.
Occupation: Operator of the Kwik-E-Mart.
Also works for: Springfield Fire Department.
Family: Sanjay (brother), Manjula (wife) and his eight kids.
Catchphrase: "Thank you! Come again!"
Previous jobs: Member of the Be Sharps, played a paperboy in the musical, "Oh! Streetcar!"
"I have asked you nicely not to mangle my merchandise, you leave me no choice... but to ask you nicely again."
Education: Indian Institute of Technology in Calcutta (he was top in
his class of 700 million).
Diet: Vegan; no meat or dairy products of any kind.
Member of: The Stonecutters.
Appearances: Several episodes. Was fired from his job and went to India with Homer to get it back; has been shot several times; pretended to marry Marge to get out of his arranged marriage; and has eight children (with Manjula, his arranged bride).
"Yes, yes, I know the procedure for armed robbery. I do work in a convenience store, you know."