| Jesse W. Reno
| Character Information
Jesse W. Reno was an American inventor. He is a member of Homer Simpson's Lazy Hall of Fame.
Homer includes Reno in The Lazy Hall of Fame for his invention of the escalator, which was a vast improvement over stairs in getting a people up a hill with the least amount of effort: "The stairs move and you just stand there!"
Behind the Laughter
In real life, Jesse W. Reno (1861-1947) invented the first working escalator.