Description of King of the Hill episodes that were first released on Fox Broadcasting Company September 21, 1997 – May 17, 1998; ganre – animation, sitcom, dramedy.
King of the Hill overview of episodes (season 1)
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“How to Fire a Rifle Without Really Trying”
When Bobby displays a talent for target shooting, Hank signs up for a father–son fun shoot competition—only to discover a buried childhood memory is still sadly affecting his aim.
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“Texas City Twister”
Hank must save Peggy and Luanne from a tornado after he regrets not showing remorse for throwing Luanne out of the house and moving her back to the trailer that she moved out of after her mother tried to kill her father.
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“The Arrow Head”
Peggy’s excitement over finding Indian artifacts in the front yard distresses Hank when a condescending university professor tricks Peggy into letting him dig in the Hills’ yard.
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Hank goes to war with a litigious Evangelical Christian woman (voice of Sally Field) bent on banning Halloween and indoctrinating the kids by inviting them to a hell house.
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“Jumpin’ Crack Bass (It’s a Gas, Gas, Gas)”
Hank finds himself facing possible jail time after mistakenly buying crack cocaine to use as fish bait and the only way out is to prove that crack cocaine can be useful as fish bait.
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Hank is determined to save his son from humiliation after Bobby decides to model for a husky boy clothing line.
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“The Man Who Shot Cane Skretteberg”
Hank, Boomhauer, Bill and Dale face off in a paintball war against the teenage members of a garage band (guest-voiced by the members of the pop-punk band Green Day).
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“The Son That Got Away”
Bobby, Connie and Joseph run away to “The Caves”, where “half of Arlen’s unplanned pregnancies begin,” after each of them gets in trouble at school for disrupting class.
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“The Company Man”
When a new housing development is in need of a propane supplier, Buck instructs Hank to show the owner, an obnoxious Northerner who acts like a Southerner, a good time. However, Hank is none too thrilled to learn that this will require him to act like a cowboy stereotype.
NOTE: This episode is often shown on television as a season two episode, despite having a season one production code.
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Hank is delighted when Bobby announces he is joining the school wrestling team, but Peggy is mortified when she learns her son must first wrestle Connie in order to make the team.
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“The Unbearable Blindness of Laying”
In this first Christmas episode, Hank is psychologically shocked into blindness after accidentally catching a glimpse of his mother and her new Jewish boyfriend (voiced by Carl Reiner) having sex on Hank’s kitchen table.
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“Meet the Manger Babies”
Hank faces a dilemma of Biblical proportions when Luanne asks him to portray God in a live TV broadcast of her Christian puppet show, which is scheduled to occur during Hank’s beloved Super Bowl party.
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During a rare snowstorm in Texas, Buck Strickland has a heart attack and hires an incompetent worker to run his company while Hank is chosen to house-sit — and Hank’s world is shattered when he finds that Buck is only in the propane business for the cash and not the customer satisfaction.
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“I Remember Mono”
While updating files at Arlen High School, Peggy learns that Hank’s two-week absence from classes during their high school days was due to mononucleosis, not a back injury, and is crushed that what was a romantic story of young love is now a lie.
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“Three Days of the Kahndo”
Kahn’s misreading of an advertisement for a Mexican timeshare results in him, Hank, and Dale getting trapped in Mexico, while Luanne and Bobby try to hide some contraband beauty products.
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When Hank and Kahn collide with each other’s cars, they are both forced to attend traffic school courses taught by a raunchy black comedian (voiced by Chris Rock), who begins mentoring Bobby in the art of stand-up — and who begins mining material from racist websites.
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“Hank’s Dirty Laundry”
While purchasing a new dryer, Hank discovers that his credit is bad, thanks to a video store clerk who accuses Hank of renting a pornographic video and never returning it.
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“The Final Shinsult”
After losing his driver’s license, Cotton moves in with Dale and plots to steal Antonio L?pez de Santa Anna’s wooden leg from a museum to use as a bargaining chip with the DMV.
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Luanne’s alcoholic mother is released from prison and starts dating Bill, whom she begins to abuse.
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Strickland Propane’s new employee (whom Hank hired because he preferred a man over the qualified woman who applied) turns out to be a drug addict who uses a legal trick that frees him from responsibility on the job and from being fired. Meanwhile, Peggy fears that the woman Hank turned down for the job may be after Hank.
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“Life in the Fast Lane, Bobby’s Saga”
Bobby gets a job as a concession boy at the Arlen race track, where he discovers that his boss is a mean man (voice of David Herman). Hank pays very little attention to Bobby’s horror stories until he witnesses the mistreatment firsthand. Meanwhile, Boomhauer is given the chance to drive the pace car in an upcoming race.
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“Peggy’s Turtle Song”
When Bobby is misdiagnosed with attention deficit disorder (after eating too much sugary cereal and disrupting class), Peggy quits her job as a substitute teacher and becomes a stay-at-home mom, but soon realizes that she needs a hobby for her newfound time and begins taking guitar lessons.
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Part one of two. Strickland Propane experiences discontinuation from business after the wholesale of economical propane from Mega Lo Mart, rendering Hank unemployed and forcing him to collude in a plot to disrupt a publicity stunt.
King of the Hill overview of episodes (season 3)