Check out this clip from Hari Kondabolu’s upcoming truTV documentary, The Problem With Apu a documentary where the comedian examines the racial implications of the Apu Nahasapeemapetilon character from The Simpsons and what it means for people of Indian descent. A nuanced documentary where Kondabolu expresses his love for the show, yet at the same time wanting better for a show he loves.
The clip begins with a conversation with W. Kamau Bell and how the idea originated as a segment from Totally Biased. The doc also includes conversations with Aziz Ansari, Kal Penn, Aasif Mandvi, Hasan Minjaj, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Aparna Nancherla, Russell Peters, Sakina Jaffrey and Maulik Pancholy. With additional interviews with Whoopi Goldberg, W. Kamau Bell, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Mallika Rao, and many more. The Problem with Apu debuts on truTV on Sunday, November 19th at 10pm.