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Herbie Appreciates the Finer Things

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Maybe it's from being famous and part of the reason that women swoon for him, or maybe it's related to his relationship with Professor Flipdome, Herbie is interested in and appreciates the quality of things.

Index terms: savoir-faire interesting, fine, exploring, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Herbie Finds the World Interesting

City. Interesting.
Source: Herbie #6b p.8 (1964-12)
Updated: 2008-11-09
City.
Professor Flipdome reverses the machine. Interesting.
Source: Herbie #9a p.13 (1965-04)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Professor Flipdome reverses the machine.
Professor Flipdome finds things interesting.
Source: Herbie #10b p.5 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Professor Flipdome finds things interesting.
Battle at sea. Interesting.
Source: Herbie #13a p.5 (1965-10)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Battle at sea.
Bottom of sea. Interesting.
Source: Herbie #13a p.8 (1965-10)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Bottom of sea .
Tomb. Interesting.
Source: Herbie #19b p.3 (1966-08)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Tomb.
Jungle. Interesting.
Source: Herbie #21a p.7 (1966-10)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Jungle.
Might as well drop in at museum.
Source: Herbie #22a p.11 (1966-12)
Updated: 2012-03-03
Might as well drop in at museum.

Herbie, Renaissance Man

I know mostly about lollipops.
Source: Herbie #1a p.9 (1964-04)
Updated: 2008-11-29
I know mostly about lollipops .
I know mostly from lollipops.
Source: Herbie #3a p.12 (1964-08)
Updated: 2008-11-29
I know mostly from lollipops .
Cat's cradle.
Source: Herbie #5a p.7 (1964-10)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Cat's cradle.
Fine penmanship (helping D-Dad).
Source: Herbie #19a p.4 (1966-08)
Updated: 2012-05-10
Fine penmanship (helping D-Dad).
More fine penmanship.
Source: Herbie #22b p.8 (1966-12)
Updated: 2012-05-10
More fine penmanship.

Herbie's Refined Taste

Herbie is concerned about the finish on his replicas.
Source: Herbie #9a p.12 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Herbie is concerned about the finish on his replicas.
Very good trick. Learned in India. Lousy quality tricks you get these days.
Source: Herbie #9b p.6 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Very good trick.
Nice coat? Maybe Herbie is not a fashion expert. Unusual? Yes.
Source: Herbie #13b p.10 (1965-10)
Updated: 2008-12-13
Nice coat?
Very fine lollipop (for time-travel).
Source: Herbie #15b p.3 (1966-02)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Very fine lollipop (for time-travel ).
Flower. Pretty.
Source: Herbie #18b p.8 (1966-06)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Flower.
Fine fat fella again. Handsome.
Source: Herbie #18b p.10 (1966-06)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Fine fat fella again.
Very fine rocket. Proud of it.
Source: Herbie #19a p.3 (1966-08)
Updated: 2008-11-24
Very fine rocket.
Good hideout.
Source: Herbie #20a p.12 (1966-09)
Updated: 2012-04-04
Good hideout.
Going exploring. Professor Flipdome appreciates a flower.
Source: Herbie #20b p.7 (1966-09)
Updated: 2008-11-24
Going exploring.
Good catapult operator.
Source: Herbie #21b p.10 (1966-10)
Updated: 2008-12-14
Good catapult operator.
Hard-to-get cinnamon lollipop fine magic wand.
Source: Herbie #22a p.13 (1966-12)
Updated: 2008-11-29
Hard-to-get cinnamon lollipop fine magic wand.
Herbie makes a fine sheik (in disguise).
Source: Herbie #22b p.10 (1966-12)
Updated: 2012-02-22
Herbie makes a fine sheik (in disguise ).
Very fine time lollipop.
Source: Herbie #23a p.11 (1967-02)
Updated: 2008-11-09
Very fine time lollipop .

Herbie Evaluates

Herbie is not excited about a very positive outcome. "Oh, well..."
Source: Forbidden Worlds #73 p.8 (1958-12)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Herbie is not excited about a very positive outcome.
"Lousy dancing."
Source: Herbie #4a p.5 (1964-09)
Updated: 2012-05-10
"Lousy dancing."
"PTOOIE! Lousy flavor!"
Source: Herbie #4a p.6 (1964-09)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"PTOOIE!
"Tastes like hot roasted phooey."
Source: Herbie #4a p.7 (1964-09)
Updated: 2012-05-10
"Tastes like hot roasted phooey."
"OH-OH. Something goofed up."
Source: Herbie #4b p.9 (1964-09)
Updated: 2012-04-27
" OH-OH .
"Lousy manners."
Source: Herbie #5a p.3 (1964-10)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Lousy manners."
"I lost the trail AGAIN. Not only that, but I've GOTTA get some clothes" Herbie shrugs.
Source: Herbie #5b p.6 (1964-10)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"I lost the trail AGAIN.
"Very embarrassing." Herbie shrugs.
Source: Herbie #6a p.10 (1964-12)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Very embarrassing." Herbie shrugs .
Herbie is not the only evaluator. BumBum has his own problems!
Source: Herbie #6a p.12 (1964-12)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Herbie is not the only evaluator.
Herbie is right about his archery, "Lousy at this..." but maybe not the best judge of ideas.
Source: Herbie #9b p.2 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Herbie is right about his archery, "Lousy at this..." but maybe not the best judge of ideas.
"OH-OH. Sure stepped into it this time." So, maybe wasn't great idea.
Source: Herbie #9b p.3 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-04-27
" OH-OH .
Herbie lets himself off easy. "Well... Did what I could."
Source: Herbie #10b p.9 (1965-06)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Herbie lets himself off easy.
"Got my own problems."
Source: Herbie #11b p.6 (1965-08)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Got my own problems."
"Very embarrassing... though world was ROUND."
Source: Herbie #11b p.9 (1965-08)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Very embarrassing...
"More like it."
Source: Herbie #12a p.12 (1965-09)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"More like it."
"Big deal."
Source: Herbie #13a p.7 (1965-10)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Big deal."
"UH-UH. Got my own problems.
Source: Herbie #16b p.3 (1966-03)
Updated: 2012-04-27
" UH-UH .
"OH-OH! Think maybe we're in the wrong place." ... "Lousy hospitality."
Source: Herbie #20b p.6 (1966-09)
Updated: 2012-04-27
" OH-OH!
"Didn't accomplish a thing. Failed. Not used to failing."
Source: Herbie #21b p.11 (1966-10)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Didn't accomplish a thing.
Stating the obvious, but an evaluation none-the-less. TCH, TCH.
Source: Herbie #22a p.7 (1966-12)
Updated: 2012-04-27
Stating the obvious, but an evaluation none-the-less.
"TCH, TCH. Something wrong."
Source: Herbie #22a p.10 (1966-12)
Updated: 2012-04-27
" TCH, TCH.
"OH-OH... Wrong story."
Source: Herbie #23a p.6 (1967-02)
Updated: 2012-04-27
" OH-OH...
"HMPH. Plan didn't work."
Source: Dark Horse Herbie #1 (1992)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"HMPH.
"Plan worked!" ... "Plan didn't work!"
Source: Dark Horse Herbie #1 (1992)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Plan worked!" ...
"Plan is complete wash-out!"
Source: Dark Horse Herbie #1 (1992)
Updated: 2012-04-27
"Plan is complete wash-out!"