Archived from the original News article on October 5, According to Matt Groening, the rule was that Homer could only strangle Bart impulsively, never with pre-meditation,  because doing so "seems sadistic. Retrieved June 29, Archived from the original on October 12, He continually fails at being a good father, but he never gives up trying, and in some basic and important sense that makes him a good father.
Homer and Lisa have opposite personalities and he usually overlooks Lisa's talents, but when made aware of his neglect, does everything he can to help her.
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In another episode, " 'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky ", various characters look at the stars to "see into their souls". However, in " Sunday, Cruddy Sunday ", he says he will give a ring to his wife for their anniversary. He is also depicted as a cigarette smoker in early seasons. Archived from the original on June 6, Archived from the original on October 5, The Most Interesting Books Of ".