Season: 2 / Episode: 15
Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?
Date: February 21, 1991
This Television Episode refers to Sullivan's Travels
The title of the episode is a reference the name of the fictional book "Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?" in the 1941 film Sullivan's Travels.
In the episode, Grampa confesses that Homer has a half-brother, who Homer immediately tries to track down. He eventually discovers that his brother is Herbert Powell, the head of a car manufacturer. Herb immediately starts to bond with Bart and Lisa, and he invites Homer to design his own car. Homer's car design turns out to be a disaster, which causes Herb to become bankrupt.