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.
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There is no beer based on King of the Hill's "Alamo Beer". The Real Ale beer is actually called "Remember Alamo Golden Ale", but only in San Antonio, Texas. Everywhere else, it is called "Real Ale Firemans #4". Actually, as anyone who has ever been to Texas realizes, "Alamo Beer" is a parody of "Lone Star Beer", which has long semi-facetiously advertised itself as "The National Beer of Texas". This presentation is done along the same lines as "Luly's" for "Luby's", or "The Renaissance Faire" for "The Texas Renaissance Festival" and other satirical, yet apparent-to-locals, ways around potential copyright infringement. "Whataburger", on the other hand, is presented as-is, as are the "Dallas Cowboys". See more
Hank, Dale, Bill and Boomhauer alternate drinking beer "in the alley", (presumably *behind* the Hills' house), and in front of the house (as evidenced by the garage, as in the show's opening, or by events yapping on Rainey Street, in front of the four. See more
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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
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
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #29.13
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