Homer discovers that he has an illegitimate half-brother who was adopted by a wealthy family and is now the very successful car manufacturer Herb Powell. Herb is invited to stay with the Simpsons and,considering Homer to be an average American and typical consumer,asks him to design a new car for the company. It is,however,a total disaster and results in Herb's bankruptcy. Written by
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Herb berates his staff for suggesting that the company name a new car "Persephone" after the Greek goddess of fertility in Greek mythology. Herb tells the staff, "People don't want cars named after hungry old Greek broads! They want names like 'Mustang' and 'Cheetah'-vicious animal names," referencing the Ford Mustang and Lamborghini Cheetah cars. See more
When Herb, Lisa and Bart are watching the Itchy and Scratcy Episode, Herb is wearing a polo shirt and shorts. When they roll about laughing, he is wearing shirt and trousers. See more
[Holding baby Maggie
Homer, you're the richest man I know.
I feel the same way about you.
Referenced in The Simpsons: Hit & Run
Whatever Lola Wants
Written by Richard Adler
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