Da Vincis Geheimnisse 20.11.2009 um 13:44
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Homer: Out of the way! This is one invention you're not getting
credit for, you inspiration hog!
Bart: Your electric hammer, maestro?
Homer: Invent your way out of this, Edison!
[Homer holds his electric hammer above his head, preparing to
smash the chair, when he looks over and sees a chart on the
wall. It's one of Edison's own, comparing his progress to
Leonardo Da Vinci's]
Homer: Look, son ... Edison was just like me.
Bart: You mean the wild mood swings?
Homer: No! We both lived in another man's shadow. This old-timey
nerd and I have suffered the same frustration and heartache.
We're not rivals. We're just a couple of dreamers who set
the bar a little too high. I can't destroy your work, my
Bart: Can I?
Homer: No, but we'll stop off at the Da Vinci museum on the way
Bart: Uh, I think that's in Italy, Dad.
Homer: Oh. Well, then we'll take it out on Eli Whitney.