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.
Did You Know?
When Joe Frazier
announces that Homer is the winner of "The First Annual Montgomery Burns Award For Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence," the orchestra plays The Simpsons Theme. See more
In the dinner scene, Homer is sitting at one end of the table, then is seen sitting at the opposite end in the next shot when he says "they do good work." See more
[At the First Annual Montgomery Burns Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence awards show
This award is the biggest farce I've ever seen.
What about the Emmys?
I stand corrected.
References Dallas: Who Done It?
Deck the Halls
Traditional tune, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant See more