"Herb! Why didn't you call and tell me you were coming to town?"
"I did, last week. And yesterday. And this morning."
"Heck, news that I was coming leaked to the Internet months ago!"
Herb is referencing to Nostalgia and Kitsch, a questline that was in the files since the first release of The Homer on March 11, 2015. It couldn't be started because it requires the player to have unlocked Herb Powell, who wasn't in the game until the level 55 update.
— Editor's Message
"So what brings you all the way here from Detroit?"
"I just needed to be in a town that doesn't look like it was leveled by an explosion."
"Actually, Springfield WAS leveled by an explosion."
"Yeah, I'm seeing it now. But it's still better than Detroit."
"Well I'm glad you're here. This will give us a chance to finally hang out together!"