O’Dell: That’s a good idea. Four unidentifiable high school students lost their lives early this morning when their toy rocket exploded.

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Homer: Dad, I may not be the best, but I come to believe that I got it in me to be somebody in this world. And it’s not because I’m so different from you either, it’s because I’m the same. I mean, I can be just as hard-headed, and just as tough. I only hope I can be as good a man as you. Sure, Wernher von Braun is a great scientist, but he isn’t my hero.

Homer: No. Coal mining may be your life, but it’s not mine. I’m never going down there again. I wanna go into space.

Elsie: Your father always has to be the big hero. I swear if he dies I won’t shed a tear.

O’Dell: God’s honest truth, Homer. What are the chances? A bunch of kids from Coalwood actually winning the national science fair?
Homer: A million to one, O’Dell.
O’Dell: That good? Well, why didn’t you say so?

Quentin: What do you want to know about rockets?
Homer: Everything.