Let's see . . . name from his elementary school teacher, plot from his landlady and War Bride and the Heritage Minute commercial, character from his mother, action sequence from his sister's assult, birth scene from watching his daughter be born. . . how much of this came from him?
It seems obivous from that that he is little more than a conduit for female creativity. But since he's a chauvinsitic idiot, he won't recognize that and keep the money for himself.