Synopsis by Mark Deming
Homer Simpson (voice of Dan Castellaneta) and his wife Marge (voice of Julie Kavner) are invited to dine with Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu (voice of Hank Azaria) and his spouse Manjula (voice of Jan Hooks), but a pleasant evening turns sour when the conversation reveals to Manjula that despite Apu's protests to the contrary, the average American worker doesn't spend eighteen hours a day on the job. Eager to patch things up with his wife as Valentine's Day looms on the horizon, Apu plans several days of elaborate romantic surprises for Manjula, and his offerings are impressive enough that the women of Springfield see their own husbands as wildly inadequate in comparison. Rather than waste time coming up with their own ideas for Valentine's Day gifts, Homer and his fellow second-rate husbands instead decide to foil Apu's efforts for a extra-special final gift, though their plan ends up backfiring in a fortunate manner. Featuring a voice cameo by Elton John as himself, "I'm With Cupid" appropriately enough was first aired on February 14, 1999.