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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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12 January 1997 (USA)  »

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Bobby kontra wapniaki  »

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Trivia

The school which Bobby Hill attends, Tom Landry Middle School (named after the Dallas Cowboys football coach), really does exist. It is located in Irving, Texas, in the subdivision of Valley Ranch, just a few blocks down MacArthur Boulevard from the Dallas Cowboys' office and training facility (most of the streets in the neighborhood are also named after Dallas Cowboy greats). This is not a middle school, but an elementary school in Valley Ranch. See more »

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In one episode Hank refers to his mother as a widow when she is actually a divorcee. See more »

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[repeated line]
Hank: I sell propane and propane accessories.
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The music that plays over the closing credits can vary depending upon the nature of the episode. See more »

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Yahoos and Triangles
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Great show.
20 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

King of the Hill is about Hank Hill, a proud propane salesman in Texas. When he isn't at work, he spends time with his family and three friends. The entire cast is great, and the writing is top notch. The show is funny without going over the top. In fact, this is probably quite a realistic portrayal of life in Texas. One worth watching.


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