I'm watching King of the HIll and I'm blown away by how much better it is than the Simpsons (in many ways). It's not as good as the very peak years of the Simpsons, but it also is not nearly as bad as any of the Simpsons episodes that came after the first 8 seasons. I am a first generation American (my parents are from South Asia) and I was watching the show in our living room when I noticed my dad was really distracted by the show while he was doing some paperwork. He loved the show and said that it has some of the most realistic characters he has ever seen. If it has never had the huge following of The Simpsons, it's because it is a very dry show. That is not something that appeals to kids and when I was younger, I thought it was really dumb. But as an adult, I really appreciate the humor. Dry humor is very hit or miss and it needs to be done with precision, otherwise, it can come off as condescending. King of The Hill never condescends to its audience the way, say, the Lady Gaga Simpsons episode does. And as an immigrant, I think it's really cool one of the main families on the show is a cuthroat Laotian family. In other shows, the creators would dumb the family down by insisting they are unflawed and "pure" just by virtue of being immigrants and foreigners. Mike Judge makes the family both an American success story and he shows them as being assholes too (except for the daughter who is cool). Any other fans here?
King of the Hill is better than The Simpsons
|by Anonymous||reply 159||Last Monday at 3:44 AM|
|by Anonymous||reply 1||10/17/2020|
Thanks R1 :-)
|by Anonymous||reply 2||10/17/2020|
I am Laotian!
|by Anonymous||reply 3||10/17/2020|
[quote] I am Laotian!
Rednecks stare blankly...
|by Anonymous||reply 4||10/17/2020|
[quote] Rednecks stare blankly...
Are you Chinese or Japanese?
|by Anonymous||reply 5||10/17/2020|
When I lived in Japan, I was surprised that King of the Hill was dubbed and shown on tv regularly. The characters ring true to me as a Texan-- especially the mother.
|by Anonymous||reply 6||10/17/2020|
"Japanese guys usually have suit and a tie and stuff like that...."
"Dem Chinese u can't understand a word dey say man, dnang ananng and and"
"that's pronounced....Khan right?".
|by Anonymous||reply 7||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 8||10/17/2020|
Oftentimes, King of the Kill was too morose and too somber for its own good. And the fat kid was really annoying!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 9||10/17/2020|
I am actually in the midst of rewatching the show on Hulu. I’ve been a fan for awhile.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||10/17/2020|
R10, same! I'm on season 4. Such a great show. I don't find it morose/somber at all.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||10/17/2020|
I think the Bill character can be a bummer and Bill focused episodes tend to bore me, but he still has a lot of realism to him too.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||10/17/2020|
I loved this show. I love everything Mike Judge does. I am also slightly in lust with Mike Judge.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||10/17/2020|
Mike Judge who created King of the Hill actually had another cartoon which was even more hilarious and edgy: Beavis and Butthead. Too bad I've never seen it re-released anywhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||10/17/2020|
I love them both. They have two totally different sensibilities.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||10/17/2020|
Proud ignorant woman
|by Anonymous||reply 16||10/17/2020|
My family is from Oklahoma and Texas and this show really nails the people.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||10/17/2020|
R16, LMFAO. That is such a great quote! I had no idea Brittany Murphy voiced her until a few years ago. She did an amazing job. Luanne might be my favorite character next to Peggy.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||10/17/2020|
OP, the Hills don’t have a daughter. LuAnn Platter is Peggy Hill’s niece. Peggy Hill’s maiden name is Peggy Platter.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||10/17/2020|
R19 I believe he was referring to the Khans' daughter, not Luanne.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||10/17/2020|
[quote] I think the Bill character can be a bummer and Bill focused episodes tend to bore me, but he still has a lot of realism to him too.
I can see why ppl might find Bill depressing. Bill went into some bad depressions, like when he began wearing his exwife’s clothes. I found the Bill character hilarious.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||10/17/2020|
I always found the opening credits ineffably moving, and I'm not even Texan.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||10/17/2020|
R21, remember when he wore his ex's clothes at that party at Hank's place?
|by Anonymous||reply 23||10/17/2020|
So Bill's a transgender individual? I feel better watching it now.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||10/17/2020|
I always liked it when Bill got the girl. He could never keep her, but I always felt like he deserved a few more wins. He should have stayed with Anne Richardson.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||10/17/2020|
The connie or Khan Junior character was very boring, like lisa simpson.
Bobby was gay and probably was more interested in Joseph than Connie.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||10/17/2020|
They were both genius (of course, I'm only talking about the "Golden Era" Simpsons, not the past decade+). King of the Hill was much more of a character study, while the Simpsons was zanier and never got that deep. I agree with the poster who couldn't stand Bobby. Though to be fair, Lisa could be an annoying little SJW too.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||10/17/2020|
R22, it's perfectly captures lower-middle class Texan life in that minute or so.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||10/17/2020|
R27, Lisa grew more and more insufferable as the years went by. Originally, she was the voice of reason. Now, she's just a shrill know-it-all. Watch that Lady Gaga episode where all Lisa does is cry and cry and cry about how sad and unnapreciated she is. That episode was like 20 years after the show debuted. It's not cute anymore. The Simpsons is just a cash cow now with no meaning or significance anymore. By the late 90s it was trying to compete (in a less R-rated way) with shows like Family Guy and South Park because those shows were getting more attention. It's been all downhill since then.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||10/17/2020|
Dale and Nancy Gribble were not a realistic couple. Nancy would have been out of Dale's league, even if Dale let her have John Redcorn on a regular basis, right before Dale's eyes.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||10/17/2020|
I sometimes feel bad for Peggy regarding her lack of a real teaching career. Both she and Hank are such underachievers even though they are both more than capable.
|by Anonymous||reply 31||10/17/2020|
Peggy not working full time shows that Hank is a pretty good provider. I'd like it if I only had to work a day or two, every so often.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||10/17/2020|
I knew a couple like them irl, r30.
Pots and lids.
And Nancy is quintessential Texas white trash to me
|by Anonymous||reply 33||10/17/2020|
I live Boomhauer. Another true-to-life Texas stereotype
|by Anonymous||reply 34||10/17/2020|
I think it's way more common in real life for a hot, successful woman to end up with a loser than the other way around. Just my experience.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||10/17/2020|
Which character was the conspiracy theorist?
|by Anonymous||reply 36||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 37||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 38||10/17/2020|
[quote] I think it's way more common in real life for a hot, successful woman to end up with a loser than the other way around. Just my experience.
Agree, R35, but the Gribbles were too extreme. Nancy was on TV, doing the weather or something. Dale was unattractive, period point blank. He had that irritating voice, chain smoked, hung out in the basement. They showed Dale a couple of times without the hat and without a shirt. Not sexy!
|by Anonymous||reply 39||10/17/2020|
Would Dale be into QAnon now? Would Peggy and Bobby be going crazy from online classes due to Covid-19? I usually don't like reboots, but I think it would be great to see an updated version of KOTH.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||10/17/2020|
We learned in beauty school that people are not white...or black...or red...or yellow. But, that their hair *can* be.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||10/17/2020|
OP my brother loved it and he had a crush on Peggy! 😳
|by Anonymous||reply 42||10/17/2020|
I fucking loooooove king of the hill. It had the best guest voices too. Aniston, Pitt, Depp. They are supposed to do a reboot where they have all aged in real time. So Bobby will be 30 something. Propably gay. Luan would be dead (rip Brittany Murphy) Hank lropably a trumper. Mike judge is a social commentary genius. He needs to reboot it. Fun fact- it was also Billy Bob Thorton and Angelina Jolie’s favorite show. They propably did heroin with vials of each other while watching king of the hill dvds- Rolling Stone magazine article.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||10/17/2020|
The word is not "ain't", Cissy Cobb, the word is "acquaintance"...as in I'm not pleased to have met yours.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||10/17/2020|
R44, holy shit, that is some "shade" right there. Peggy was always more of a badass than Marge Simpson.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||10/17/2020|
[quote] Would Dale be into QAnon now? Would Peggy and Bobby be going crazy from online classes due to Covid-19? I usually don't like reboots, but I think it would be great to see an updated version of KOTH.
100% about Dale--no doubt. Peggy would be more liberal I think. Not sure about Hank--he would support him in 2016 but not in 2020. Hank always had decency which is not something most of these Trump fanatics have.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||10/17/2020|
[quote] I fucking loooooove king of the hill. It had the best guest voices too. Aniston, Pitt, Depp.
I saw the episode with Reese yesterday--she voiced that chick perfectly. A trashy blonde sociopath who was the boss's side piece. The fact she kills herself by stepping on a gun in a dumpster while trying to "manage" her fast food is almost too perfect.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||10/17/2020|
You don't mess with Peggy when it comes to Boggle, r45.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||10/17/2020|
R48, sometimes I forget that Boggle was huge back in the 90s. Wonder why it fell out of favor.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||10/17/2020|
Brad Pitt played Patch Boomhauer on a very good episode of KOTH.
Brad Pitt's "Patch" reminded me a lot of the character Pitt played in "Snatch" (same kind of semi-unintelligible voice).
|by Anonymous||reply 50||10/17/2020|
The killer lutefisk...
|by Anonymous||reply 51||10/17/2020|
[quote] I saw the episode with Reese yesterday--she voiced that chick perfectly. A trashy blonde sociopath who was the boss's side piece. The fact she kills herself by stepping on a gun in a dumpster while trying to "manage" her fast food is almost too perfect.
"Nobody turns down Debbie Grunge!"
|by Anonymous||reply 52||10/17/2020|
The episode where they were smoking is still one of the funniest things ever. "9 months in your stomach,those were good times too" !
|by Anonymous||reply 53||10/17/2020|
Peggy would have happily voted for Hillary and votes for Biden only because of Harris. Hank votes for Trump in 2016 and agonized over his vote until the moment when we're shown his voted for Biden.
Bobby is a gay Libertarian.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||10/17/2020|
Bobby Hill modeling plus sized boys clothes and Hank makes him leave before his time on the runway. A massive doughnut fight is shown in slow motion with people laying all over floor. One of the funniest episodes. It might have been the first season.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||10/17/2020|
Ming and Khan come over and Ming puts on Peggy's shoes and starts shuffling around mocking Peggy. "Look at me, Peggy Hill, such big feet."
|by Anonymous||reply 56||10/17/2020|
Peggy had magic sex feet
|by Anonymous||reply 57||10/17/2020|
One of my Peggy favorites:
"If they had a sponge that cleaned up broken dreams, Woolworth's would still be in business."
|by Anonymous||reply 58||10/17/2020|
It was ok in the early seasons but then it got really right wing and preachy during the last couple of seasons.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||10/17/2020|
Luanne (surveying the damage post tornado): So many bad memories. There's the fork Mama stabbed Daddy with...oh, and the empty bottles from that awful night, and...oh, no! Those mango-colored palazzo pants that made my butt look big!
|by Anonymous||reply 60||10/17/2020|
LUANNE: You know what I'll never forget, was when Uncle Hank was naked --
PEGGY: That never happened.
LUANNE: But the wind blew all his clothes off.
HANK: Not my underwear.
LUANNE: Yes, it did!
HANK: Not my underwear.
PEGGY: NOT his underwear.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||10/17/2020|
I love the New Orleans episode
[quote]Robert, this is velvet, not velveteen. A real man must understand the difference.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||10/17/2020|
[quote]This muggy November weather gives me the horribles
|by Anonymous||reply 63||10/17/2020|
I always liked that show, but would go through certain periods where I would absolutely despise certain characters, like Dale or Peggy. Even though I was pretty young when the show started airing, I was always confused about why the Hills were Republican. They were both pretty liberal in their beliefs about things like gays, women, and various other peoples' rights.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||10/17/2020|
R61, that's a great scene where Hank and Peggy act like LuAnne never saw Hank naked in that tornado. I lived in a small town for a long time. Small-town people really do pretend like certain things never happened. E.g., the "other man" being the bio father of a child of an "intact," happy family.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||10/17/2020|
R63 I couldn't get that pic to post!. That episode had guest voices Meryl Streep and Dixie Chicks.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 67||10/17/2020|
I agree. Mike Judge is actually quite brilliant. The show I have grown to dislike is Family Guy. It’s the same crap over and over again. Seth MacFarlane is an obvious head case. His hatred for middle aged women and women whom he seems unattractive is worse than Datalounge. He thinks if he pumps his face with enough Botox, colours his hair with black dye and pays enough young women to date him that we will all see him as youthful and virile. That bitch is afraid of aging and it’s painfully obvious.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||10/17/2020|
[quote]Even though I was pretty young when the show started airing, I was always confused about why the Hills were Republican.
They lived in a small town in Texas. Goes with the territory.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||10/17/2020|
Peggy Hill's bad Spanish
|by Anonymous||reply 70||10/17/2020|
R69, was it a small town or part of suburban Dallas? I always thought Arlen was based off of suburban Dallas.
|by Anonymous||reply 71||10/17/2020|
If they voted you know they would all be Trumpeters.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||10/17/2020|
The Escape from Party Island episode had some poignancy with Hank's mother's obsession with miniatures. And Tilliy's friends were voiced by Betty White, Uta Hagen, Phyllis Diller and Mother Nature.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||10/17/2020|
R68 = Seth Macfarlane's stalker.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||10/17/2020|
Vaya Con Dios
|by Anonymous||reply 75||10/17/2020|
Texas has not voted for a Dem POTUS since Jimmy Carter. Ann Richards, a woman and a Democrat, was governor of Texas from '91 to '95. She starred in KOTH as a brief, Bill Dauterive love interest. Not very believable that Ann would date Bill, but hey.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 77||10/17/2020|
Many Californians have moved to Texas in recent years so I wouldn't be surprised if it's turning purple, like Arizona.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||10/17/2020|
Leanne Platter should have been a regular.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||10/17/2020|
R74 = Seth MacFarlane.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||10/17/2020|
[quote] it got really right wing and preachy during the last couple of seasons.
I noticed that too. The show seems angrier too the last couple of seasons.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||10/17/2020|
[quote]Oh honey, Denial ain't just a club outside of McMaynerberry.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||10/17/2020|
He's fine R80. Jealously gets you nowhere.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||10/17/2020|
[quote]Many Californians have moved to Texas in recent years so I wouldn't be surprised if it's turning purple, like Arizona.
Except that most of those are angry Repugs who are bitter that California is a mostly Democratic state. Good riddance.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||10/17/2020|
R69 I live in an almost nonexistent town in rural Texas. The Hills were in the suburbs and their shown beliefs didn't line up with any Republicans I knew. That's where the confusion came from.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||10/17/2020|
[quote]Peggy Hill's bad Spanish
That's one of my favorite episodes. Any episode where Peggy is shown to be the fool she is versus the genius she thinks she is was a good one. Like the time she thought a man was interested in her feet because he found them beautiful, but the reality is that he ran a fetish mag.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||10/17/2020|
R86, or when she innatentively helped a convict smuggle in cocaine into a prison.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||10/17/2020|
My favorite was Kahn going full redneck. It was such a great show. The other thing I loved was how John Redcorn was invited to all their gatherings and events. Every party or bbq, there he was.
All the families would be trumpeters w the exception of John Redcorn.
I also felt like Boomhauer could have been gay and overcompensating.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||10/17/2020|
What were redcorn’s politics, R88? yes, boomhauer should have been married to a woman at some point, yet he was single wearing speedos.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||10/17/2020|
Love this show. Not sure I would call it better than The Simpsons. The Simpsons definitely had more mass appeal, and satirized a greater number of topics, but King of the Hill did an exceptional job satirizing a narrow range of topics. I love them both.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||10/17/2020|
[quote]Many Californians have moved to Texas in recent years so I wouldn't be surprised if it's turning purple, like Arizona.
We've been hearing that for the last 20 years. Georgia, too. Never gonna happen.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||10/17/2020|
I didn’t know this but Stephen Root who voices Bill is actually a really great actor. He’s amazing on the HBO show Barry and was nominated for an Emmy.
Brad and Jennifer were big South Park fans too, and Jennifer voiced a character in one episode.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||10/17/2020|
Yes, he was Milton in Office Space and Mr. James in NewsRadio.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||10/17/2020|
The Simpsons had more mass appeal because the humor appealed equally to kids, it came before those other adult cartoons (and was a cultural phenomenon because of that) and because it was more willing to dumb itself down to compete with those other shows. King of the Hill is just a much more honest and realistic show in its depiction of lower middle class family life than The Simpsons is. After the first 8 years or so of the show, we are supposed to like Homer and the rest of the characters "just because". It's like the creators stopped bothering to even make the characters likeable or endearing in any way.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||10/17/2020|
Dale woud be voting for Gary Johnson in 2016 and in 2020 for Jo Jorgensen. I wouldn't expect any better.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||10/17/2020|
R95 Dale is not registered to vote, but Rusty Shackelford is.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||10/17/2020|
Peggy dancing with a drag queen.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||10/17/2020|
Khan would be the biggest Trumper on the block, in a way that really would bother Hank who would believe this things should be kept private. An episode (or voting special) would have Hank not sure who to vote for as he is so turned off by that “Jack Ass” Trump (who reminds him of Cotton) but the final scene would have him in the voting both but not show the voter who he voted for.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||10/17/2020|
I noticed a lot of straight man hate Peggy, but gay men love her. She is the only TV animated mom who is her own, well developed character. And the only one with a husband in her league as opposed to extremly below it.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||10/17/2020|
[quote]I also felt like Boomhauer could have been gay and overcompensating.
I always got the impression that he was massively hung.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||10/17/2020|
He wore a Speedo, we would’ve known.
Don’t think we weren’t looking!
|by Anonymous||reply 101||10/17/2020|
[quote]I noticed a lot of straight man hate Peggy,
Just the one, dear?
|by Anonymous||reply 102||10/17/2020|
Propane is the future, Bobby
|by Anonymous||reply 103||10/17/2020|
What was the name of the porcelain garden gnome Peggy bought and put in the front yard? I like the woman who walkes by and told Peggy he should be facing in a certain direction so he could drink the dew off tree moss (or some similar scenario).
|by Anonymous||reply 104||10/17/2020|
[quote] I noticed a lot of straight man hate Peggy, but gay men love her.
It's the same thing with Marge and Louis.
[quote] She is the only TV animated mom who is her own, well developed character.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||10/17/2020|
[quote] The next person to jog by immediately notices Winklebottom, she is inferred to be a middle-aged spinster/geek. She coos over the gnome and begins to inform Peggy on "garden gnome lore", which Peggy seems to find charming, while Hank reacts in his usual manner to what he feels is such an asinine hobby. The jogger also assesses Winklebottom to be a rare hand-crafted 1930's original from Germany, which further impresses Peggy on her own taste.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||10/17/2020|
That’s fucking hilarious, r106!
|by Anonymous||reply 107||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 108||10/17/2020|
Better version of r108
|by Anonymous||reply 109||10/17/2020|
Stephen Root plays the DA on the new HBO version of "Perry Mason."
|by Anonymous||reply 110||10/17/2020|
My best friend has made it his life's work to seek out and patronize gay strip clubs all over the US, and the world for that matter. Except he always refers to them as 'nudie bars' in a nod to Hank Hill and KOTH.
|by Anonymous||reply 111||10/17/2020|
They were referred to as nudie bars in “Married...With Children” in the 80s.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||10/17/2020|
Propane, r103, *and* propane accessories.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||10/17/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 114||10/17/2020|
Oh man, despite never having been to Texas and don't live anywhere near there, I've loved this show since the early 2000s. I don't know how anyone can hate on it.
So many excellent episodes, some already mentioned here, some not. My favorites included the Mexico episode (if only Peggy had known what 'mitad' meant in English), the Japan two-parter, Port Aransas with his mom and her old lady friends (with Bill aggressively hitting on Peggy in Hank's absence), the mini-saga of Hank's coworker Debbie and her death, Connie/Khan Jr getting her first period while staying with the Hills, Peggy making friends with a woman who (unbeknownst to her) is a prostitute running away from her pimp (voiced by Snoop Dogg)*, Hank hiring a drug addict instead of a woman who he was attracted to, Peggy pretending to be a nun just so she could teach full-time, Hank using crack for bait, Bobby Goes Nuts, all the Hills can't stop smoking ("close the damn door, can't you see that I am knitting?").
Dale would absolutely be a QAnon loon today, and the only way he'd have been registered to vote would be under Rusty Shackelford - R96 is correct.
The show was prophetic at times: Mega Lo Mart and its effect on small business in Arlen (A, social media - in one of their final seasons they had an episode about MySpace (!) and one of Hank's coworkers was obsessed with it, even Hank's hesitation to vote for Bush Jr in 2000 (because of his 'limp handshake'). Peggy really did look like Sarah Palin, ten years before we all knew who she was.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||10/17/2020|
One of the things I liked about King of the Hill is that it tried to add some realism to the stories like when Peggy had the skydiving accident and for several episodes she was in a wheelchair and had to do physical therapy with Cotton or Joseph with this struggle mustache and voice dropping.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||10/17/2020|
Randy Travis steals her song she mailed to him. She hears him sing it at Fanfare.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||10/17/2020|
Since it is October and this was from a Halloween-themed episode:
|by Anonymous||reply 118||10/17/2020|
Bobby thinks has to marry Luanne because he switched out her birth control pills for filed down Sweet Tarts.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||10/17/2020|
R118 = 🤣🤣🤣
Sally Field as the Bible thumper.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||10/17/2020|
Sally Field voiced Junie Harper. Her display was "sex kills."
|by Anonymous||reply 121||10/17/2020|
120 posts and NO ONE has mentioned me? I was in over 150 episodes!
|by Anonymous||reply 122||10/17/2020|
I forgot how this song relates to Buckley, but it does.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||10/17/2020|
I have no idea why but for the longest time, I thought Luanne was voiced by Renee zellweger
|by Anonymous||reply 124||10/17/2020|
In addition to Bill, Stephen Root also voices Buck Strickland.
[quote] Bill focused episodes tend to bore me,
Bill joint the Harmonaholics is one of my favorite eps.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||10/17/2020|
No Manger Babies?
|by Anonymous||reply 126||10/17/2020|
I love how the show made a thing out of that Chuck Mangione song that used to always be on the intercom at the grocery store.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||10/17/2020|
How could we forget Leanne Platter vs Peggy Hill. Leanne sounds like one of the I'm ____ but look___ and she'd probably be a DLer too.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||10/17/2020|
Dale's dad and Bill's cousin would absolutely be Dataloungers.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||10/17/2020|
No spoilers, but of their most poignant episodes, the standout is the one where Buddhist monks come to test Bobby to see if he’s a reincarnated Lama. Gets me every time.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||10/17/2020|
Location of Arlen: near Waco.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||10/17/2020|
There are so many quotes that my husband and I say to each other all the time:
"I say good day, Sheriff!"
"I'm drivin' the hell out of this truck!"
"I think I'll give room service a jangle and have them send up some étouffée."
"Get ready for razzle dazzle!"
"Are you Chinese or Japanese? We Laotian."
"You're not making Christianity better. You're just making rock and roll worse."
"What works for me, see, is the cocoa."
And sometimes when I have to put my name on a waitlist at a restaurant, I'll tell them it's "Rusty".
|by Anonymous||reply 132||10/17/2020|
My favourite episodes are the one where Hank is sexually molested by a dolphin and the once where Peggy accidentally kidnaps a Mexican kid on her school trip and the lawyer gets her off by forcing her to attempt to speak Spanish in court.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||10/17/2020|
I DON’T KNOW YOU, THAT’S MY PURSE!
|by Anonymous||reply 134||10/17/2020|
The one where Peggy is duped by a scammer from 'The Intelligence Society' is pretty awesome
|by Anonymous||reply 135||Last Sunday at 12:19 AM|
Johhhhn Redcorn, Paheggy Hill
|by Anonymous||reply 136||Last Sunday at 6:19 AM|
"That's right, they're breasts. Big deal!"
|by Anonymous||reply 137||Last Sunday at 6:21 AM|
Hank in the breakroom at Mega Lo Mart
|by Anonymous||reply 138||Last Sunday at 6:25 AM|
I picture every other DLer like Bill's dandy cousin.
Mike Judge is so hot he makes me weak-kneed. I am a huge fan of his work except for Extract. They're rebooting Beavis and Butthead, and it would be great to see a King of the Hill extended universe thing. Bless the Harts is sort of in the same realm but doesn't nail the humor and dryness in the mundane like King of the Hill.
The biggest dipshit I've ever met in my life hated King of the Hill.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||Last Sunday at 6:55 AM|
I can not get into Bless the Harts...
|by Anonymous||reply 140||Last Sunday at 7:09 AM|
Other favorite quotes my husband and I say to each other:
"That's it! I'm going fishing!"
(In Dale's menacing voice) "I know where you live."
(In Boomhauer's coherent voice) "In a world where love is against the law."
"This is velvet, not velveteen. A gentleman must know the difference," followed with "Myyy laawd."
"That dang o' internet www dot click click click."
|by Anonymous||reply 141||Last Sunday at 8:58 AM|
Texas here and I can attest that I've met all these characters in real life. I had a neighbor who talked and looked just like Dale and another one like Boomhauer and, yes, they all sat around in the evening drinking beer and waxing redneck philosophical.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||Last Sunday at 9:15 AM|
and my Dale look/sound alike neighbor was absolutely Qanon before they were around.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||Last Sunday at 9:22 AM|
R119 - that was a good one for sure.
Kahn sees the wedding over the fence and shouts to Minh: "It's finally happening! Bobby Hillbilly is marrying hillbilly cousin! Ha ha! You owe me $5!!!"
|by Anonymous||reply 144||Last Sunday at 10:55 AM|
I have a narrow urethra!
|by Anonymous||reply 145||Last Sunday at 11:17 AM|
I ain't got a narrow ureety. He gets that from his mother. Mine's so damn wide, I could pass the child myself if I had to!
|by Anonymous||reply 146||Last Sunday at 11:54 AM|
I watched the episode where Hank meets his Japanese half brother last night. I loved how passive aggressive his mother was.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||Last Sunday at 12:11 PM|
R132/r141 I like you and your husband. You guys sound fun.
I almost wet myself envisioning you guys finding moments for those quotes.
And I’m still laughing.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||Last Sunday at 12:43 PM|
Is this on streaming somewhere now?
|by Anonymous||reply 149||Last Sunday at 12:43 PM|
R148, sometimes we don't even need a reason.
|by Anonymous||reply 150||Last Sunday at 12:46 PM|
I'm more of a Sopranos quoter.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||Last Sunday at 1:03 PM|
Goodfellas for me, but I don’t want to derail the thread.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||Last Sunday at 1:13 PM|
Back on topic, I wish we saw more of Bug Gribble and Juan Pedro.
|by Anonymous||reply 153||Last Sunday at 1:31 PM|
[quote] Is this on streaming somewhere now?
|by Anonymous||reply 154||Last Sunday at 1:31 PM|
Joe Jack always said "oh, honey."
|by Anonymous||reply 155||Last Sunday at 1:44 PM|
Thank you, r154!!
|by Anonymous||reply 156||Last Sunday at 2:06 PM|
Dale goes to work at Stick Tech. I didn't realize Amy was voiced by Lisa Kudrow.
|by Anonymous||reply 157||Last Sunday at 2:10 PM|
[quote]I didn't realize Amy was voiced by Lisa Kudrow.
I love that about this show.
Sometimes you say “damn that voice sounds familiar but I can't place it,” other times you say “get out of here! That was so-and-so?!”
|by Anonymous||reply 158||Last Sunday at 2:20 PM|
Love the times Hank thinks Bobby is gay.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||Last Monday at 3:44 AM|