Homer Simpson isn’t perfect. He strangles Bart, yells at Lisa for playing her sax-a-ma-phone — and forgets Maggie’s even there. But for more than 27 years and 600 episodes, Homer has served as an instructive worst case scenario for dads everywhere. Plus, he’s tripped on peyote, been to outer space, designed the family car of all time, and played baseball with Mike Scioscia. There must be some collected wisdom here. Here’s just a small sampling from the longest enduring patriarch on television. Mmm … patriarchy.
Eliminated: Final 4