King of the Hill (1997–2010)

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Show about a rigid redneckish propane salesman with a good heart and wacky friends and family.

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 Hank Hill / ... (258 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Peggy Hill / ... (258 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Bill Dauterive / ... (256 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Kahn Souphanousinphone, Sr. / ... (150 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Buckley / ... (146 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Nancy Hicks Gribble / ... (125 episodes, 1997-2010)
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Hank Hill is an old fashioned, hardworking, beer drinking man who is trying to live in a modern Texas world. His wife is opinionated, his son is a disappointment, his friends are losers, and his Father is oppressive. But through it all, Hank keeps a level head, a strong sense of morality, and by doing so keeps himself "King of the Hill." Written by Mike Kramer

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Dale's middle name is Alvin. See more »

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In "Peggy's Turtle Song", Tom Landry Middle School is stated to be in the "Heimlich County School District" according to the bus Bobby rides. But in later seasons the buses list it as the "Arlen Independent School District." See more »

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[repeated line]
Hank: I sell propane and propane accessories.
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A remarkable creation
15 July 2002 | by (Irving, TX) – See all my reviews

After "Beavis & Butthead" (which I loved), I was really surprised what an affectionate portrait Mike Judge put together. I know well how ripe Texas rednecks are for satire (being a native Texan), though the target is SO easy, it would get a bit tiresome to watch it week after week for years. Hank Hill turned out to be a realistic redneck: worshipful of tradition, fearful of variety and progress, but not really quite as conservative as he thinks he is. My parents are very much like that, too. As I've watched the series, I've been tickled by different characters at different times: first Bobby (almost zen in his bizarre but internally consistent individuality), then Hank's buddies (where the sillier satire comes in), then Hank himself (eternally thwarted by life, but always strong and loving in the end). Lately, Peggy's outrageous ego has me laughing the most. Since this is more like a regular sitcom than "The Simpsons" is, I doubt it will hold up as long, but for now I love it. "King of the Hill" may be the most realistic portrait of Texans ever seen on TV. In response to previous complaints: 1. While Texas does have many citizens who are members of ethnic minorities, the area of the state in which the show is set (NW Texas--best reckoning has Arlen based on Abilene or San Angelo) has very few of them. 2. If one finds the show boring, one need only change the channel.


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