Hank Hill is a proud and true American. He loves his job as a propane salesman, and respects and loves his family. But one day, after his son Bobby receives a black eye from a baseball game... See full summary »

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Hank Hill / Boomhauer (voice)
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Peggy Hill (voice)
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Bobby Hill (voice) (as Pamela Segall)
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Hank Hill is a proud and true American. He loves his job as a propane salesman, and respects and loves his family. But one day, after his son Bobby receives a black eye from a baseball game and Hank is heard raising his voice at the Mega-lo Mart, some women come to suspect Hank abuses his son. Word of mouth gets around and soon Hank finds himself under investigation by a skinny, neurotic social worker. Written by <Explorerds6789>

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Luanne is depicted as having automotive knowledge here, something that would all but be forgotten in later seasons where she was rewritten as a stereotypical dumb blonde. See more »

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Hank: Dale, you giblet head. It's already 110 degrees, and if it gets one degree hotter, I'm gonna kick your ass!
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References Real Stories of the Highway Patrol (1993) See more »

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And so was born one of the best cartoons of the last 50 years
17 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this first episode, we're introduced to Hank Hill, staunch Republican Texan family-man and Propane salesman, his family: son Bobby and wife Peggy, and his friends Boomhauer, Bill, and Dale. When Bobby gets hit with a baseball while playing the game and gets a black eye, people start gossiping that he got the bruise from Hank, which leads to a Child Protective Services 'twig boy' to start coming around. I remember watching this show and getting a kick out of it. Here was a man, Hank, who seemed to be speaking from a viewpoint that was all too infrequently spoken from on TV shows. It endeared me to the show right of the bat.

My Grade: A

The DVD of Season 1 has 2 extended scenes for this episode as well as Commentary by Co-creator Greg Daniels


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