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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:
...  Hank Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Peggy Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Bobby Hill / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
Johnny Hardwick ...  Dale Gribble / ... 257 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Bill Dauterive / ... 256 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Luanne Platter / ... 231 episodes, 1997-2009
...  Kahn Souphanousinphone, Sr. / ... 151 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Buckley / ... 147 episodes, 1997-2010
...  Nancy Hicks Gribble / ... 124 episodes, 1997-2010
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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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Before Cotton Hill's shins were blown off, he stood 6' 4". After that, he was 5' even. See more »

Goofs

At the end the episode where Hank is having issues with Bowel movements, he rushes to the bathroom, and pulls Bobby out. Bobby is wearing PJ's and has toothpaste on his mouth. After Hank passes a movement, the shot is of Peggy and Bobby, and Bobby is now wearing his usual attire. When Hank emerges from the bathroom, Bobby again is wearing his PJ's. See more »

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Hank: Calm down, Boomhauer! I can't understand a word you're saying!
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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 »

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Referenced in The Baytown Outlaws (2012) See more »

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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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