King of the Hill: Season 12, Episode 5

Death Picks Cotton (11 Nov. 2007)

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Cotton is dying, but both he and Hank are having trouble coming to terms with it--and each other.



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Episode cast overview:
Peggy Hill (voice)
Bobby Hill (voice)
Luanne Platter (voice)
Johnny Hardwick ...
Dale Gribble (voice)
Bill Dauterive (voice)
Lucky (voice)


Bobby's parents have planned a night out, but the babysitter plans fall through. Cotton volunteers to watch Bobby. A nervous Peggy leaves Cotton with instructions to watch Bobby and eat lasagna for dinner. Luanne, her boyfriend, Hank, and Peggy all go to a Japanese restaurant. Cotton drives Bobby to the restaurant, where he confronts a chef who resembles an old WWII enemy. Cotton's antics lead to a fall, and the injured Cotton is admitted to a VA hospital. As Cotton lies dying, Hank must come to terms with Cotton's impending death. Written by Ken Miller <>

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Hank Hill: I can't believe my last words to my father were "I don't love you."
Peggy Hill: Cotton loved fighting. You probably made death fun for him.
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