The Banana Picker was a device owned by Herman Toothrot. He used it to retrieve Bannanas from trees on Monkey Island. He traded it to the Monkey Island Cannibals for the key to the Giant Monkey Head. Guybrush Threepwood is able to return the picker to Herman after becoming freindly with the cannibals as they kept it in there prison hut. In return Herman gives Guybrush the key to the monkey head. It is unknown wheather Herman constructed the device himself or not.