King of the Hill is another animation hit for Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge, who also voices the starring character Hank Hill, a propane gas salesman in the fictional town Arlen, Texas. Hank is often besieged by the idiosyncrasies of society, but he finds (some) serenity in his home-life with his wife, substitute Spanish teacher Peggy, his awkward son Bobby and his live-in niece-in-law Luanne Platter. Adding flavor to the ordinary dish the series serves are Hank's friends, divorcee military barber Bill Dauterive, paranoid Dale Gribble (with an obsession with Government conspiracy theories) and gibberish spouting Boomhauer. Written by
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Did You Know?
and Greg Daniels
pitched the show to Fox network executives, as an animated pencil sketch, featuring all the main characters with Hank doing the pitch. See more
In earlier episodes, it's stated that Peggy grew up in Arlen and her mother was basically an older version of her. Later episodes change her backstory to say that she grew up in Montana, with a mother who was a harsh rancher. See more
Dang it, Bobby!
Usually during the credits, Hank talks to the audience and apologizes for the content of the episode, or disputes occurring during the show were resolved. See more
Yahoos and Triangles
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