But it didn't really take off as a catchphrase until the late '90s. The plane explodes because it still had a lit fuse. The Gesell Institute. I am leaving tonight. As Hal drives up, he picks up the airplane to examine it.
He climbs out of the dumpster and rides his bike home while dragging the box full of toys. Songwriter John Flansburgh has said it's about his older brother.
When I checked up on this a few years ago for the American Dialect Society mailing listI was able to trace "you're not the boss of me" back to using then-available digitized newspaper databases.