Larry the Stooge is in the kitchen and reaches up high for a pot. It's full of water and it dumps all over his head . Larry says "What idiot left a pot up there with water in it? Oh, I left it up there."
so after the Star Child exploded the orbiting nuclear weapons he hung around and didn't know what to do next but he would think of something , hopefully he would think about destroying all the nuclear and conventional weapons on the surface or else his trip to earth was wasted.