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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Did You Know?
On June 29, 2013, Porcubimmer Motors debuted a real-life version of "The Homer," the car that was designed by Homer in this episode, at the 24 Hours of LeMons race in Buttonwillow, California. 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
Oh, Herb. Because of me you lost your house and your business. Maybe it would've been better if I'd never come at all.
Maybe I would've been better off? Maybe? As far as I'm concerned, I have no brother.
Referenced in The Simpsons: Hit & Run
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