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King of the Hill 

A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.
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 Bobby Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
Johnny Hardwick ...
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 Bill Dauterive / ... 256 episodes, 1997-2010
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 Nancy Hicks Gribble / ... 124 episodes, 1997-2010
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Storyline

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 Ondre Lombard <olombard@lombard.cyberverse.com>

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Looking for laughs as big as Texas? Head for the hills!


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12 January 1997 (USA)  »

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Bobby kontra wapniaki  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Hank is seen as owning two pick-up trucks in the series. At the start of the series, he drives a 1997 Ford Ranger. Later in the series, when he is forced to replace his truck, due to it being hit by a train, he upgrades to a Ford F-250. (The model year is unknown.) See more »

Goofs

The Returning Japanese two-parter states Hank inherited his narrow urethra from his father, while Cotton distinctly says in another episode he inherited it from his mother. Of course, Cotton says a lot of things, including the claim that he can pass a bowling ball through his urethra. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line, mainly when starting a Boggle game but said at other times too]
Peggy Hill: Hoo Yeah!
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Crazy Credits

The music that plays over the closing credits can vary depending upon the nature of the episode. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Yahoos and Triangles
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User Reviews

 
An excellent change from everything else
18 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

Although we don't get this show in India, I managed to get a couple of episodes from the net. Let me tell you, this is a fine show. It deals with an upright, honest and sometimes down-on-his-luck propane salesman from Texas, Hank Hill and his quirky family and friends. But what makes this show different is that it does not have a frantic pace at which things take place. Although, I thoroughly enjoy 'The Simpsons' and 'Family Guy', yet these shows have everything happening at a breakneck speed; the gags, the animation, etc. King of the Hill somehow has a certain calmness to it. It deals with real people (5 fingers, not 4) and fairly real situations. It always puts a smile on my face and it's nice to hear Hank's pearls of wisdom. It was a pleasant surprise coming from the creators of Beavis and Butthead. I definitely recommend this show. Two thumbs up.


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