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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 Bobby Hill / ... (258 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Dale Gribble / ... (257 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Bill Dauterive / ... (256 episodes, 1997-2010)
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 Luanne Platter / ... (231 episodes, 1997-2009)
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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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The character of Hank Hill is based on a character in Mike Judge's Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) by the name of Tom Anderson who acted and talked exactly like Hank. Also Hank's catchphrase of "That boy ain't right" was from an episode of "Beavis..." when they're at Burger World and Tom Anderson comments on Beavis by saying "That boy ain't right in the head." See more »

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In the early episodes, Luanne clearly has automotive skills - she is seen repairing cars and even ordering Hank parts he needs to fix his truck at one point. From "Jumpin' Crack Bass" on she has little to no knowledge of cars. See more »

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In the episodes that were originally broadcast in HD, the episodes were clearly drawn with a widescreen presentation in mind. However, during the credits, the Deedle-Dee Productions "American Flag" credit screen is clearly cropped, with some text nearly being cut off as a result. See more »

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One of the best shows on TV.
21 December 1999 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

King of the Hill is probably one of the best shows that you're not watching. A very droll sense of humor abounds in this show about a propane salesman and his family. Along with extolling the virtues of propane and propane accessories, Hank reveres everything and anything Texan: steak, the Cowboys, Tom Landrey. Hank navigates life with the help of his Boggle playing wife Peggy, who is a substitute Spanish teacher. And then there's Bobby Hill, Hank's only son because of a narrow ureathra. The supporting players add color to this mix. You have paranoid, whacko Dale, lonesome Bill and Boomhauer. Then there's Hank's niece LuAnn, his neighbor Khan, and his father, Cotton. Throw them all together and you have a show that is worth watching. One could argue that this show could be done as live action, I think it benefits from being animated. Dream sequences are easier to pull off, and some of the more oddball things that Dale and Cotton Hill do could only be done on an animated show. Smartly written and full of humor.


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