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King of the Hill 

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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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Complete series cast summary:
Mike Judge ...  Hank Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
Kathy Najimy ...  Peggy Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
Pamela Adlon ...  Bobby Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
Johnny Hardwick Johnny Hardwick ...  Dale Gribble / ... 257 episodes, 1997-2010
Stephen Root ...  Bill Dauterive / ... 256 episodes, 1997-2010
Brittany Murphy ...  Luanne Platter / ... 232 episodes, 1997-2010
Toby Huss ...  Kahn Souphanousinphone, Sr. / ... 152 episodes, 1997-2010
David Herman ...  Buckley / ... 147 episodes, 1997-2010
Ashley Gardner ...  Nancy Hicks Gribble / ... 125 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1997 (USA) See more »

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King of the Hill See more »

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Dolby (as Dolby Surround)| Dolby Digital (Season 13-)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Joseph's middle name is John, in honor of his biological father John Redcorn. See more »

Goofs

The picture of Cotton Hill in Hank and Peggy's bedroom changes from episode to episode. In some episodes it doesn't even resemble Cotton. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Dale Gribble: Sh-sh-sh-sha.
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Crazy Credits

The beginning of the opening title sequence may play a slightly different opening sound depending upon the nature of the episode. For example, an episode where the Hills go to Mexico plays a distinctly Mexican guitar riff at the beginning, whereas the 100th episode had a bell ringing and a hooting sound on top of the other "normal" instrumentation. See more »

Alternate Versions

When the episode where Bill dresses up like Lenore aired in syndication, the following scene was edited: When Bill get's so upset he runs out of a restaurant, because he witnessed so many couples kissing and dancing, and was nearly hit by a truck. The scene was intact when it first aired in syndication, but all other airings had the scene deleted. See more »

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Better than most non-animated shows
19 April 1999 | by TikimanSee all my reviews

Now that Mike Judge has made a fortune off Beavis and Butthead, he gets to do what he wants - thankfully his creativity extends far beyond the crude (though very funny) humor of his previous series. KOTH has its share of humor, but I think it shines because of the perceptiveness it displays about life. The series is full of very touching moments between Hank and his son Bobby, which rang very true with me, since I am an only child (Hank has a narrow urethra, so Bobby is his only offspring). All in all, this is a great show to watch, and I hope it stays on the air for a long time.


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