During a routine plant physical, it is discovered that exposure to radiation has sterilized Homer. Mr. Burns pays him off with an elaborate employee appreciation ceremony, and a monetary award. Homer's half-brother Herb Powell, now a hobo, reads about it in the paper, and decide's that Homer's wealth can fund his idea for an invention that would transform baby gibberish into intelligible English. Written by
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The title is based upon the Depression Era song "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime," with lyrics by Yip Harburg and music by Jay Gorney (1931). See more
[about to meet Homer again
What do I say to this guy? This is the guy who ruined me! On the other hand, he's family. So many emotions, how do I express them?
[Opens the door and sees Herb
[Herb punches him across the face, and Homer collapses to the ground
References 2001: A Space Odyssey
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