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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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Cast

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 »

Also Known As:

Bobby kontra wapniaki See more »

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

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Mike Judge came up with the idea for this show in 1995. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[repeated line]
Hank: Dang it, Bobby!
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Crazy Credits

In the episodes that were originally broadcast in HD, the episodes were clearly drawn with a widescreen presentation in mind. However, during the credits, the Deedle-Dee Productions "American Flag" credit screen is clearly cropped, with some text nearly being cut off as a result. See more »

Alternate Versions

When the pilot episode aired in syndication, a whole plot of the episode was trying to fix Hank's truck, the part where Luanne claims she fixed it in a simple way was edited. See more »

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One of the most intelligent shows on TV
11 April 2005 | by NoRealityShows4MeSee all my reviews

I just love this show! It took me a while to figure it out, but now I'm addicted to it.

The characters are brilliant and a lot of the jokes are unexpectedly hilarious. This is one of the few shows that can take me by surprise with it's genius humor. Most of the characters are funny, but Peggy cracks me up with almost everything she says. She has an unshakable self-confidence and she'll sacrifice anybody (including her son) to win her silly little battles.

My favorite episode is the one in which the Hills go to Japan. Classic!

I hope "King of the Hill" sticks around for a long time.


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