Description of King of the Hill episodes that were first released on Fox Broadcasting Company October 1, 2000 – May 13, 2001; ganre – animation, sitcom, dramedy.
King of the Hill overview of episodes (season 4)
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“The Perils of Polling”
When Hank takes Luanne to an election fair, Hank meets George W. Bush and shakes his hand, only to discover that Bush’s handshake is weak, giving Hank doubts about voting for him. Meanwhile, Luanne becomes infatuated with Communist candidate Robert Parigi.
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“The Buck Stops Here”
Bobby becomes a golf caddy for Buck Strickland, who takes him along for the ride on a gambling junket. Hank and Peggy are disturbed when Buck’s habits rub off on Bobby. Brad Renfro guest stars.
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“I Don’t Want to Wait for Our Lives to Be Over, I Want to Know Right Now, Will It Be… Sorry. Do Do Doo Do Do, Do Do Doo Do Do, Do Do Doo Do Do, Doo…”
With Bobby’s 13th birthday approaching, Joseph comes back from summer vacation having grown six inches. Bobby is upset that everyone still treats him like a little kid, and Joseph is being driven crazy by the onset of puberty. Meanwhile, Hank tries to build coffins for himself and Peggy.
NOTE: As of this episode, Joseph Gribble is now voiced by Breckin Meyer instead of Brittany Murphy.
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“Spin the Choice”
Despite Hank’s promise to let him carve the turkey this year, Bobby boycotts Thanksgiving after receiving history lessons from John Redcorn that expose the shameful history behind it. Meanwhile, Peggy creates a pointless new game called “Spin the Choice” when everyone gets sick of playing Boggle with her every year.
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“Peggy Makes the Big Leagues”
Peggy substitute-teaches at Arlen High School, but arouses the enmity of nearly all (including Hank and her fellow teachers) when she gives the school’s unacademic football star (guest voiced by Brendan Fraser) a failing grade.
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“When Cotton Comes Marching Home”
Cotton moves to the VFW, and wants to march in the Veterans Day parade, but his boss denies him the time off from his degrading restroom attendant job.
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“What Makes Bobby Run?”
When Bobby becomes the school mascot, the “Landry Longhorn,” he is deemed a coward after he runs away from a traditional half-time beating by the opposing team’s band.
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“Twas the Nut Before Christmas”
In the third Christmas episode, Bill’s holiday loneliness leads to him opening a “Christmas village” in his yard, but things get out of hand when he takes on a twenty-something petty criminal (voiced by Ryan Phillippe) as a surrogate son.
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When Hank becomes unusually emotional, especially while seeing a chick flick, Peggy believes it is because of a father-son void in his life, but Hank reveals that it is because of his truck, which is clearly on its last hinges.
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Hank’s application for a “native Texan” license plate leads him to the utterly shocking news that he was born in a women’s bathroom at Yankee Stadium in New York City, while Cotton and his cronies hatched a hare-brained scheme to assassinate Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
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“Hank and the Great Glass Elevator”
On a daytrip to Austin for Bill’s 40th birthday, Hank moons the former Governor of Texas, Ann Richards, leading Bill to take the blame and eventually enter a relationship with her. Bill’s time with her leads to a fateful encounter with the last person he would ever expect to see again: his ex-wife, Lenore. Meanwhile, Peggy and Bobby try hamburgers grilled on a charcoal-powered barbecue for the first time—and run afoul of Hank’s none-too-subtle loyalties when he discovers their stockpile of charcoal briquettes upon returning.
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“Now Who’s the Dummy?”
Bobby acquires a ventriloquist’s dummy named Chip Block, which dredges up childhood anxieties for Dale. Meanwhile, Hank becomes overly attached to Chip due to the dummy’s “knowledge” of sports.
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Tammi (guest voiced by Ren?e Zellweger), a prostitute from The OKC hires on at Strickland Propane, moves in with the Hills, and encourages Peggy to add spice to her own life, but things heat up when Tammi’s ex-pimp Alabaster Jones (guest voiced by Snoop Dogg) comes to Arlen and mistakes Hank for a pimp trying to steal Tammi away from him.
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Dale goes from exterminating bugs to killing careers after a doctor tells Dale that the pesticides he’s working with are taking a toll on his body and will kill him before he reaches 50 and Dale is forced to work an office job.
Guest stars Lisa Kudrow as Amy Pittman.
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“Luanne Virgin 2.0”
When Luanne reveals to Hank that she is no longer a virgin (after her latest boyfriend breaks up with her), Hank puts Luanne in the church’s “born-again virgin” program, where Luanne meets a sexually insecure man (guest-voiced by Owen Wilson) and Peggy confesses that she had sex with a man (who turned out to be a homosexual) before she met Hank.
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When it turns out that Bobby is allergic to Ladybird, he ends up living in Ladybird’s luxurious new doghouse while Ladybird continues living in the house, which makes the Hills a laughingstock with the neighbors.
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“It’s Not Easy Being Green”
Bobby gets into helping the environment, which threatens to reveal a 30-year-old secret kept by Hank, Dale, and Bill.
Guest stars Paul Giamatti as Mr. McKay.
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“The Trouble with Gribbles”
Nancy fears losing her job after the network considers hiring Luanne because she’s younger and prettier. When Nancy decides to get plastic surgery to keep her job, Dale decides to sue his favorite tobacco company (Manitoba Cigarettes) so he can win money for the operation, but Nancy mistakes Dale trying to get evidence that Manitoba Cigarettes caused Nancy to lose her looks as a sign that Dale feels the same way about her as the network executives.
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“Hank’s Back Story”
Hank is diagnosed with “diminished gluteal syndrome” (a condition in which the butt shrinks in size and puts pressure on the spine) and is faced with choosing his health over his dignity when the doctor prescribes him a prosthetic posterior to wear.
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“Kidney Boy and Hamster Girl: A Love Story”
Bobby pretends to be a high school student with a kidney disorder that stunted his growth, and helps the student body win a radio station contest, with ska band No Doubt performing at the high school prom as the prize. Meanwhile, Dale gets a port-a-potty for the alley so no one will have to go into the house to use the bathroom.
King of the Hill overview of episodes (season 6)