To Herbie's dad, money was synonymous with success, and nothing showed success better than a big pile of cash. And who has big piles of cash? Men with top hats.
Several stories had money as a main theme:
- #3b Herbie helps Dad raise money for a poorhouse
- #4a Herbie travels back in time to get Doc Holliday's shotgun so a friend can sell his museum.
- #11b Herbie seeks Columbus' signature for money to buy a lollipop factory.
- #13a Herbie helps Dad raise money by selling gold.
- #17a Herbie goes back in time to settle a financial matter involving Mom's ancestors.
- #19a Herbie and Dad race through space to get money for a pool.
Index terms: greenbacks, bills, cash, banknotes, Richard E. Hughes, Ogden Whitney