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"King of the Hill" Propane Boom (1998)

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Original Air Date:
17 May 1998 (Season 2, Episode 23)
Buck Strickland is forced to close the Arlen branch of Strickland Propane after the local Mega Lo Mart begins selling propane at a lower price. As a result, Hank has to take a job at Mega Lo- working under Buckley. | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Mike Judge ... Hank Hill/Boomhauer (voice)

Kathy Najimy ... Peggy Hill (voice)

Pamela Adlon ... Bobby Hill (voice) (as Pamela Segall)

Brittany Murphy ... Luanne Platter (voice)
Johnny Hardwick ... Dale Gribble (voice)

Jim Cummings ... Mark McJimsey/Customer/Presenter #1 (voice)

Toby Huss ... Joe Jack (voice)

Jennifer Coolidge ... Miss Kremzer (voice)

Joanna Gleason ... Operator (voice)
Chuck Mangione ... Himself (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

David Herman ... Buckley (voice)

Stephen Root ... Bill Dauterive/Buck Strickland (voice) (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Gary McCarver 
Wesley Archer (supervising director) (as Wes Archer)
Writing credits
Mike Judge  creator &
Greg Daniels  created by

Norm Hiscock (written by)

Produced by
Jonathan Aibel .... co-producer
Glenn Berger .... co-producer
Joseph A. Boucher .... producer (as Joe Boucher)
Jonathan Collier .... consulting producer
Greg Daniels .... executive producer
Brent Forrester .... co-executive producer
Norm Hiscock .... co-producer
Cheryl Holliday .... co-executive producer
Mike Judge .... executive producer
Howard Klein .... executive producer
Daniel Rappaport .... co-producer
Richard Raynis .... producer
Phil Roman .... animation executive producer
David Zuckerman .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
John Frizzell 
Film Editing by
Lee Harting 
Casting by
Julie Mossberg 
Art Direction by
John Rice 
Production Management
James Fino .... animation production manager
Kenny Micka .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jim Shellhorn .... assistant director
Art Department
Martin Archer .... storyboard artist
Gary McCarver .... storyboard artist
Jim Shellhorn .... storyboard artist
Julius Wu .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Bobby Mackston .... re-recording mixer
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Visual Effects by
Stephen Wood .... visual effects designer
Animation Department
Chuck Austen .... character layout artist
Vonnie Batson .... animation timer
Ken Becker .... character layout artist
Jerry Lee Brice .... character layout artist (as Jerry Brice)
Robin Brigstocke .... character layout artist
Paul Fetler .... color key designer
Adriana M. Galvez .... background color supervisor
Kathryn Gilmore .... animation checker (as Kathy Gilmore)
Anne Harting .... animatic supervisor (as Anne Osborne)
Mike Judge .... original character designer
Glenn Kirkpatrick .... overseas animation director
Lynda Lester .... animation production coordinator
Cesar Magsombol .... background designer (as Caesar Magsombal)
Chuck Maiden .... background layout artist
Mark Miraglia .... character layout artist
Giovanni Moscardino .... animatic layoff
Randi Neill .... character layout artist
Belle Norman .... ink and paint artist
David Preston .... character layout artist (as David Ray Preston Jr.)
Polly Qin .... character layout artist
Art Roman .... character layout artist
Phillip Stamp .... character layout artist
Tony Tarantini .... layout supervisor
Celeste Mari Williams .... animatic timer (as Celeste Pustilnick)
Julius Wu .... character layout artist
Casting Department
Jill Anthony Thomas .... casting associate (as Jill Anthony)
Editorial Department
Mike Kadlec .... post-production coordinator
Louis Russell .... assistant editor: Film Roman
Music Department
Brian David Blush .... composer: theme music
Roger Meade Clyne .... composer: theme music
Art Edwards .... composer: theme music
Norman Ludwin .... musician (bass)
P.H. Naffah .... composer: theme music
The Refreshments .... composer: theme music
The Refreshments .... performer: theme song
Other crew
Erica Clare .... assistant to the producers
Alan R. Cohen .... executive story editor
Jim Dauterive .... story editor
Alan Freedland .... executive story editor
Robert Gaston .... writers assistant
Johnny Hardwick .... story editor
Derek Higgs .... production coordinator: Film Roman
Paul Lieberstein .... story editor
Melanie Middien .... writers assistant
Rich Rinaldi .... assistant to the producers

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Greg Daniels  created by
Mike Judge  creator

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

23 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
USA:TV-PG (original rating)

Did You Know?

Gheorghe Zamfir, who Hank recommends as a potential Strickland Propane spokesperson, was not made up for the show - he is a real-life musician. He is perhaps best known for playing the pan flute on the score for The Karate Kid (1984).See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Bobby said that the tissue box didn't come from Mega Lo Mart but was touching something that was, even though the tissue box clearly says "Mega Lo" on it (though he may have just been testing his father's patience.)See more »
Hank:The only place you can find a Main Street these days is in Disneyland. And just try to buy a gun there.See more »

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