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In an episode of The Simpsons entitled “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?” (Season 2, Episode 15), at the request of his newly-discovered half-brother Herb, Homer designs a new car: “The Homer.” It’s the car of Homer’s dreams, a car for the “average” American, a car so ridiculous and expensive that it completely ruins Powell Motors his half-brother’s business.

That hilarious episode first aired back in 1991. Now, more than twenty years later, engineers at Porcubimmer Motors have created The Homer for real, complete with a bubble dome, a horn that plays “La Cucaracha,” and, we’re guessing, an engine that sounds like “the world’s coming to an end.”

Click here to watch a video about this awesome vehicular monstrosity.

Photos by David Moore (click here to view more photos of The Homer)

[via Neatorama and Technabob]

Last 24 hours for The Homer and Level 50 Early Access!

Last 24 hours for The Homer and Level 50 Early Access!

Hello fellow tappers,

A mere 24 hours are left to buy The Homer. The offer expires on March 11th at 7am GMT!

And a mere 25 hours are left to buy Level 50 Early Access items. The offer expires on March 11th at 8am GMT!

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This monstrosity costs $82.000?!

28 - Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?


This week, Matt and Robbie are discussing Episode 7F16, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?, the fifteenth episode of Season Two. They talk about Danny Devito’s excellent performance as Herb Powell, how Herb mismanages his car company, and how you can never find a car horn when you’re angry.

Listener Question of the Week: What is your favorite extended Simpsons family member, and why?

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