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Herbie is Famous

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Herbie is known to people and animals everywhere, throughout history, and he often uses that to his advantage. Presidents and royalty seek his help. He's always exchanging favors.

When famous people meet Herbie and do not know of his fame, it's usually, to their disadvantage.

Index terms: President John Kennedy, President Lyndon Johnson, Ladybird Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Nikita Khrushchev, General George, President Abraham Lincoln, Washington, Winston Churchill, Secretary General of the United Nations U Thant, Eva Gardner, Gregory Peck, President Harry Truman, J. Edgar Hoover, Adlai Stevenson, President Charles DeGaulle, Hollywood elite, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney

Herbie and a tiger are on first name basis.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #73 p.4 (1958-12)
Updated: 2005-02-02
Herbie and a tiger are on first name basis.
Everyone knows Herbie, even a scarecrow.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #94 p.6 (1961-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Everyone knows Herbie, even a scarecrow.
Herbie is recognized by someone from the Unknown...
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.4 (1963-03)
Updated: 2005-02-02
Herbie is recognized by someone from the Unknown...
...and an eagle recognizes Herbie...
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.6 (1963-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
...and an eagle recognizes Herbie...
...and that shooting star knows not to get in Herbie's way...
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.7 (1963-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
...and that shooting star knows not to get in Herbie's way...
...and that lion does not want to get bopped. Lucky he put on his glasses.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #110 p.9 (1963-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
...and that lion does not want to get bopped.
Published September 1963, Herbie is recruited by JFK.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.4 (1963-09)
Updated: 2005-02-02
Published September 1963, Herbie is recruited by JFK.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.6 (1963-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Forbidden Worlds #1146
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.10 (1963-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Forbidden Worlds #11410
Source: Forbidden Worlds #114 p.11 (1963-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Forbidden Worlds #11411
Herbie acts with "Miss Baylor". Later cameos used people's real names.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #116 p.4 (1963-11)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie acts with "Miss Baylor".
Animal friends discuss their experiences.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #116 p.9 (1963-11)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Animal friends discuss their experiences.
Source: Forbidden Worlds #116 p.11 (1963-11)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Forbidden Worlds #11611
President Lyndon Johnson...
Source: Herbie #1a p.2 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
President Lyndon Johnson...
...along with Ladybird.
Source: Herbie #1a p.3 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
...along with Ladybird.
Source: Herbie #1a p.3 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #1a3
Khruschev [sic] also appears (should be Khrushchev)
Source: Herbie #1a p.4 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Khruschev [sic] also appears (should be Khrushchev)
As Herbie goes back in time, George Washington yells "Hi, Herbie!" while crossing the Delaware.
Source: Herbie #1a p.6 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
As Herbie goes back in time, George Washington yells "Hi, Herbie!" while crossing the Delaware.
More glasses on beasts.
Source: Herbie #1a p.9 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
More glasses on beasts.
Herbie is a trend-setter.
Source: Herbie #1b p.7 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie is a trend-setter.
Castro does not realize who he is dealing with.
Source: Herbie #1b p.8 (1964-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Castro does not realize who he is dealing with.
Source: Herbie #2a p.3 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #2a3
Source: Herbie #2a p.11 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #2a11
Another appearance by George Washington.
Source: Herbie #2b p.8 (1964-06)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Another appearance by George Washington.
Source: Herbie #3a p.5 (1964-08)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #3a5
Winston Churchill
Source: Herbie #3a p.6 (1964-08)
Updated: 2004-11-21
Winston Churchill
Queen Elizabeth
Source: Herbie #3a p.12 (1964-08)
Updated: 2008-09-13
Queen Elizabeth
Source: Herbie #4a p.7 (1964-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #4a7
Known in the Unknown
Source: Herbie #3a p.9 (1964-08)
Updated: 2005-03-10
Known in the Unknown
Source: Herbie #3b p.8 (1964-08)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #3b8
Source: Herbie #3b p.9 (1964-08)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #3b9
Source: Herbie #4b p.7 (1964-09)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #4b7
U Thant needs Herbie.
Source: Herbie #5a p.3 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-11-15
U Thant needs Herbie.
A tiger asks for an autograph.
Source: Herbie #5a p.9 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-11-15
A tiger asks for an autograph.
Source: Herbie #5a p.12 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #5a12
Dean and Frank only know from Herbie's pseudonym.
Source: Herbie #5b p.7 (1964-10)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Dean and Frank only know from Herbie's pseudonym.
Herbie signs an autograph for Eva Gardner...
Source: Herbie #6a p.3 (1964-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie signs an autograph for Eva Gardner...
...and helps Gregory Peck with his acting.
Source: Herbie #6a p.4 (1964-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
...and helps Gregory Peck with his acting.
Herbie is recognized while flying through time.
Source: Herbie #6a p.6 (1964-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie is recognized while flying through time.
Source: Herbie #6a p.9 (1964-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #6a9
Harry Truman greets Herbie.
Source: Herbie #7a p.2 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Harry Truman greets Herbie.
Source: Herbie #7a p.3 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #7a3
Source: Herbie #7a p.8 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #7a8
Herbie is recognized by a baseball who used to be his grandfather's horse.
Source: Herbie #7a p.9 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie is recognized by a baseball who used to be his grandfather's horse.
Source: Herbie #7b p.9 (1965-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #7b9
Source: Herbie #8b p.8 (1965-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #8b8
Popneckerville? The family name is famous.
Source: Herbie #9a p.9 (1965-04)
Updated: 2012-05-16
Popneckerville?
A crystal ball knows Herbie, and his weak point: Lollipops!
Source: Herbie #9a p.9 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
A crystal ball knows Herbie, and his weak point: Lollipops!
Source: Herbie #9b p.4 (1965-04)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #9b4
J. Edgar Hoover
Source: Herbie #10a p.7 (1965-06)
Updated: 2004-11-17
J.
Source: Herbie #10b p.2 (1965-06)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #10b2
There's only one shape like that in the world! President Johnson and Adlai Stevenson need Herbie, always do.
Source: Herbie #11a p.4 (1965-08)
Updated: 2004-11-15
There's only one shape like that in the world!
Herbie doesn't need passports.
Source: Herbie #11a p.7 (1965-08)
Updated: 2008-11-10
Herbie doesn't need passports.
Source: Herbie #11b p.8 (1965-08)
Updated: 2004-11-22
Herbie #11b8
Source: Herbie #12a p.7 (1965-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #12a7
Source: Herbie #12b p.7 (1965-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #12b7
Source: Herbie #13a p.8 (1965-10)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #13a8
Source: Herbie #13b p.3 (1965-10)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #13b3
Source: Herbie #14a p.7 (1965-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #14a7
Source: Herbie #14b p.4 (1965-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #14b4
Santa wishes Herbie good luck.
Source: Herbie #14b p.8 (1965-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Santa wishes Herbie good luck.
Source: Herbie #15a p.1 (1966-02)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #15a1
Source: Herbie #15b p.4 (1966-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #15b4
Known in the Unknown
Source: Herbie #15b p.8 (1966-02)
Updated: 2005-03-10
Known in the Unknown
Source: Herbie #16a p.7 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #16a7
Source: Herbie #16a p.8 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #16a8
Statue of Liberty
Source: Herbie #16a p.16 (1966-03)
Updated: 2005-03-14
Statue of Liberty
Richard Burton says "For you Herbie...Anything!"
Source: Herbie #16b p.4 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Richard Burton says "For you Herbie...Anything!"
President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Source: Herbie #16b p.5 (1966-03)
Updated: 2004-11-15
President Lyndon Baines Johnson
Source: Herbie #18a p.10 (1966-06)
Updated: 2008-11-20
Herbie #18a10
Vice President Humphrey and President Johnson make Herbie's dad an ambassador. "It's the least we can do."
Source: Herbie #18b p.3 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Vice President Humphrey and President Johnson make Herbie's dad an ambassador.
Nelson Rockefeller, President Charles DeGaulle, Queen Elizabeth? Herbie's dad can't imagine his little fat nothing being famous.
Source: Herbie #18b p.4 (1966-06)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Nelson Rockefeller, President Charles DeGaulle, Queen Elizabeth?
Source: Herbie #19a p.3 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #19a3
Source: Herbie #19a p.4 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #19a4
Source: Herbie #19b p.6 (1966-08)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #19b6
Source: Herbie #20a p.11 (1966-09)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #20a11
Source: Herbie #21a p.8 (1966-10)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #21a8
The birds do not refer to Herbie by name, but they seem to know him.
Source: Herbie #21b p.9 (1966-10)
Updated: 2008-11-20
The birds do not refer to Herbie by name, but they seem to know him.
Source: Herbie #22a p.7 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #22a7
Source: Herbie #22a p.8 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #22a8
Source: Herbie #22b p.4 (1966-12)
Updated: 2004-11-15
Herbie #22b4
In the final Herbie story, Herbie meets up with a pal who helps him out.
Source: Herbie #23a p.3 (1967-02)
Updated: 2004-11-15
In the final Herbie story, Herbie meets up with a pal who helps him out.
In Flaming Carrot #31, Herbie knows of Father Time, but it's not clear that Father Time knows Herbie.
Source: Flaming Carrot #31 p.6 (1994)
Updated: 2008-09-11
In Flaming Carrot #31 , Herbie knows of Father Time, but it's not clear that Father Time knows Herbie.
When Buddy Hackett is revealed as a time traveler, it's a missed opportunity for Herbie and Buddy to have known each other. "Herbie! I heard you was around asking about plays!" "PLAYS-SCHMAYS. YOU'RE THE AUTHOR?"
Source: Flaming Carrot #31 p.10 (1994)
Updated: 2008-09-11
When Buddy Hackett is revealed as a time traveler, it's a missed opportunity for Herbie and Buddy to have known each other.
In "Pass the Puck, Herbie", Sam the mouse knows Herbie and offers support.
Source: ACG Return of Herbie #1 p.8 (1996)
Updated: 2008-11-26
In "Pass the Puck, Herbie", Sam the mouse knows Herbie and offers support .