Feeling inadequate as a father, Homer helps Bart get involved in the soap box derby with a flimsy car, especially compared to the ones used by Nelson Muntz and Martin Prince. When Martin is injured from a race(despite winning), Bart is so impressed that he visit's him in the hospital, where Martin urges him to take his superior car and use it to defeat Nelson, even though he knows it'll cause a rift between him and his father. Written by
Daniel Timothy Dey
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Homer's hero is Steve McQueen and Bart's is Ronny Beck. See more
When Homer is being taken to the institute, Milhouse assumes he is finally being taken to a mental institution. Bart replies that this is perhaps for the best, both seemingly forgetting that not very long ago, Homer was committed. See more
Oh my God, I don't know jack about my boy!
I'm a bad father!
You're also fat.
I'm also fat!
Referenced in The Simpsons: Hit & Run
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