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 / ... 258 episodes, 1997-2010
Stephen Root ...  Bill Dauterive / ... 199 episodes, 1997-2010
Brittany Murphy ...  Luanne Platter / ... 254 episodes, 1997-2010
Toby Huss ...  Kahn Souphanousinphone Sr. / ... 163 episodes, 1997-2010
David Herman ...  Buckley / ... 149 episodes, 1997-2010
Ashley Gardner ...  Nancy Hicks Gribble / ... 123 episodes, 1997-2010
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Hank Hill, a propane gas salesman in the fictional town of Arlen, Texas, is often besieged by the idiosyncrasies of society, but 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 were Hank's friends, divorcé 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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This show became Mike Judge's longest-running animated series, running for thirteen years, with Beavis and Butt-Head (1993) running for four years, then being revived in 2011, and The Goode Family (2009) lasting only one year. See more »

Goofs

When Hank was a senior in high school in (what according to his calendar is) February 1975, he had a Jaws movie poster on his bedroom wall. Jaws wasn't released until the following summer. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Buckley: Hey.
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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 Part II of the episode in which Peggy jumps out of a plane and ends up in a body cast aired in syndication, the following was removed: The scene where Bobby cuts G.H.'s umbilical cord, and the scene where Peggy offers to teach Bobby how to change a diaper. See more »

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Referenced in Diminishing Returns: Tremors (2017) See more »

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Yahoos and Triangles
by The Refreshments
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One of the best shows on TV.
21 December 1999 | by bat-5See all my reviews

King of the Hill is probably one of the best shows that you're not watching. A very droll sense of humor abounds in this show about a propane salesman and his family. Along with extolling the virtues of propane and propane accessories, Hank reveres everything and anything Texan: steak, the Cowboys, Tom Landrey. Hank navigates life with the help of his Boggle playing wife Peggy, who is a substitute Spanish teacher. And then there's Bobby Hill, Hank's only son because of a narrow ureathra. The supporting players add color to this mix. You have paranoid, whacko Dale, lonesome Bill and Boomhauer. Then there's Hank's niece LuAnn, his neighbor Khan, and his father, Cotton. Throw them all together and you have a show that is worth watching. One could argue that this show could be done as live action, I think it benefits from being animated. Dream sequences are easier to pull off, and some of the more oddball things that Dale and Cotton Hill do could only be done on an animated show. Smartly written and full of humor.


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12 January 1997 (USA) See more »

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