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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One of the homeless men sitting with Herb Powell by the fire is Charlie Chaplin's The Tramp. See more
[Herb is telling a bunch of fellow bums about how he lost a successful car company
Life was sweet. Then I found out I had a long lost half-brother. I let him
design a car that would either make or break my company. Forbes magazine called it "The Blunder of the Century". Little overblown, don't you think?