His father had other plans. There are a lot of chores to do and if he could eat like a 12-year-old boy he could surely work like a 12-year-old boy.
There was a list taped to the refrigerator that had at least ten chores for Hercules the Greater to do before turning on the television set.
At the bottom of the note were the words, “This will get you through to lunch. Don’t bother your Mother, Love Dad”