History Trivia / KingOfTheHill

21st Oct '16 11:12:23 AM PF
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* [[YouLookFamiliar You Sound Familiar]]:
** The unseen, overactive-sounding announcer for sporting events in Arlen is voiced by Johnny Hardwick- also the voice of Dale.
** [[Series/GetALife Chris]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} Elliott]] is Chris Sizemore, Peggy's real-estate boss in the later seasons; he also played at least two other jerks- Rob Holgwen, the mold guy from "After the Mold Rush", and Ed Burnett, the city councilor from "Square-Footed Monster".

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* [[YouLookFamiliar You Sound Familiar]]:
YouLookFamiliar:
** The unseen, overactive-sounding announcer for sporting events in Arlen is voiced by Johnny Hardwick- Hardwick He also provides the voice of Dale.
** [[Series/GetALife Chris]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} Elliott]] is Chris Sizemore, Peggy's real-estate real estate boss in the later seasons; he also played at least two other jerks- Rob Holgwen, the mold guy from "After the Mold Rush", and Ed Burnett, the city councilor from "Square-Footed Monster".
12th Jul '16 6:50:04 AM PF
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* [[YouLookFamiliar You Sound Familiar]]: The unseen, overactive-sounding announcer for sporting events in Arlen is voiced by Johnny Hardwick- also the voice of Dale.

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* [[YouLookFamiliar You Sound Familiar]]: Familiar]]:
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The unseen, overactive-sounding announcer for sporting events in Arlen is voiced by Johnny Hardwick- also the voice of Dale.
3rd May '16 11:30:46 AM themisterfree
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* TalkingToHimself: Whenever Booby and Chang interact (they're both voice by Pamela Adlon), or Connie and Minh (Lauren Tom).



** The episode "My Own Private Rodeo" originally focused on Dale suffering from toothache and refusing to go to a dentist, fearing a tracking device would be implanted in him by his father's cohorts. Most of the episode's events, like Hank going to the rodeo, remained the same, but the ending was different in that Bug, feeling Dale would reject him if he told the truth, covered his sexuality by explaining he wass monitoring the gay rodeo's activities - a relieved Dale then had his father hold his hand while he went to the dentist. Also, Charles Nelson Reilly voiced the part of Bug in the original storyline.
* WriteWhoYouKnow: Mike Judge based Boomhauer's voice on a MotorMouth phone call he received complaining about ''Beavis and Butt-head'' (which the caller referred to as "Porky's Bunghole").

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** The episode "My Own Private Rodeo" originally focused on Dale suffering from toothache and refusing to go to a dentist, fearing a tracking device would be implanted in him by his father's cohorts. Most of the episode's events, like Hank going to the rodeo, remained the same, but the ending was different in that Bug, feeling Dale would reject him if he told the truth, covered his sexuality by explaining he wass was monitoring the gay rodeo's activities - a relieved Dale then had his father hold his hand while he went to the dentist. Also, Charles Nelson Reilly voiced the part of Bug in the original storyline.
** [[Series/TheWonderYears Daniel]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} Stern]] auditioned for the role of Dale (as did Stephen Root, who ended up voicing Bill).
* WriteWhoYouKnow: Mike Judge based Boomhauer's voice on a MotorMouth phone call he received complaining about ''Beavis and Butt-head'' (which the caller referred to as "Porky's Bunghole").Bunghole").
* [[YouLookFamiliar You Sound Familiar]]: The unseen, overactive-sounding announcer for sporting events in Arlen is voiced by Johnny Hardwick- also the voice of Dale.
** [[Series/GetALife Chris]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Dilbert}} Elliott]] is Chris Sizemore, Peggy's real-estate boss in the later seasons; he also played at least two other jerks- Rob Holgwen, the mold guy from "After the Mold Rush", and Ed Burnett, the city councilor from "Square-Footed Monster".
28th Apr '16 3:45:47 PM fruitstripegum
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** The episode "My Own Private Rodeo" originally focused on Dale suffering from toothache and refusing to go to a dentist, fearing a tracking device would be implanted in him by his father's cohorts. Most of the episode's events, like Hank going to the rodeo, remained the same, but the ending was different in that Bug, feeling Dale would reject him if he told the truth, covered his sexuality by explaining he wass monitoring the gay rodeo's activities - a relieved Dale then had his father hold his hand while he went to the dentist. Also, Charles Nelson Reilly voiced the part of Bug in the original storyline.
10th Apr '16 5:54:49 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatVoice: [[HeyItsThatVoice/KingOfTheHill Has its own page, now!]]
16th Feb '16 7:55:38 AM speedyboris
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* FridayNightDeathSlot: It never aired on Friday nights, but during much of its later seasons, Fox would air it at 7 PM/6c on Sundays, which is the slot infamous for being preempted by NFL football (see also ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'').
26th Jan '16 11:09:48 AM PF
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* MissingEpisode: Because FOX wanted to get rid of the show as quickly as possible (as they needed room for ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow''), the network decided to pick two episodes out of the last six they ordered and unaired the remaining four. The last two episodes that aired were: "The Boy Can't Help It",[[note]]Where Bobby is taken advantage of by three high school girls.[[/note]] and "To Sirloin with Love".[[note]]Where Hank discovers Bobby's talent for identifying flaws in beef cuts and puts him on the Heimlich County Community College meat inspection team.[[/note]] The four episodes that didn't air on FOX aired in network syndication, on [adult swim], and were on Netflix. Those episodes are: "The Honeymooners",[[note]]Hank's mom breaks up with her longtime boyfriend and dates a man she barely knows.[[/note]], "Bill Gathers Moss",[[note]]Bill rents his house out to roommates on Craigslist.[[/note]] "When Joseph Met Lori and Made Out With Her in the Janitor's Closet",[[note]]Dale commits himself to a mental hospital to get out of talking to his son about sex; meanwhile, Nancy searches for the best human interest story.[[/note]] and "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day".[[note]]Hank recruits Kahn to build a grill by forcing him not to take his medication, which he needs for his bipolar disorder; meanwhile, Bobby tries to find the humor in an old comedy record Peggy likes.[[/note]]

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* MissingEpisode: Because FOX wanted to get rid of the show as quickly as possible (as they needed room for ''WesternAnimation/TheClevelandShow''), the network decided to pick two episodes out of the last six they ordered and unaired the remaining four. The last two episodes that aired were: "The Boy Can't Help It",[[note]]Where Bobby is taken advantage of by three high school girls.[[/note]] and "To Sirloin with Love".[[note]]Where Hank discovers Bobby's talent for identifying flaws in beef cuts and puts him on the Heimlich County Community College meat inspection team.[[/note]] The four episodes that didn't air on FOX aired in network syndication, on [adult swim], and were on Netflix. Those episodes are: "The Honeymooners",[[note]]Hank's mom breaks up with her longtime boyfriend and dates a man she barely knows.[[/note]], "Bill Gathers Moss",[[note]]Bill rents his house out to roommates on Craigslist.[[/note]] "When Joseph Met Lori and Made Out With Her in the Janitor's Closet",[[note]]Dale commits himself to a mental hospital to get out of talking to his son about sex; meanwhile, Nancy searches for the best human interest story.[[/note]] and "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day".[[note]]Hank recruits Kahn to build a grill by forcing him not to take his medication, which he needs for his bipolar disorder; manic depression; meanwhile, Bobby tries to find the humor in an old comedy record Peggy likes.[[/note]]
19th Jan '16 1:47:40 PM ParkedCarAnne
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** In 2003, the British satellite channel [[Creator/{{Sky}} Sky1]] choose not to air the second season episode "Leanne's Saga" due to its depictions of domestic and parental abuse.
** Following Leelah Alcorn's suicide in 2014, some local stations skipped over "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" due to perceived stereotypical depictions of drag queens and transwomen.
** "Revenge of the Lutefisk" was pulled on some Colorado local stations following the Columbine school shooting (even though the episode depicted a church burning down, not a school shooting).

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** In 2003, the British satellite channel [[Creator/{{Sky}} Sky1]] choose not to air the second season episode "Leanne's Saga" due to its depictions of domestic and parental abuse.
** Following Leelah Alcorn's suicide in 2014, some American local stations skipped over "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" due to perceived stereotypical depictions of drag queens and transwomen.
male-to-female transsexuals.
** "Revenge of the Lutefisk" was pulled on some Colorado local stations following the Columbine school shooting (even though the episode depicted a church burning down, down and allegations that it was a hate crime, not a school shooting).
4th Jan '16 9:22:54 AM ParkedCarAnne
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** Some network television stations which air ''King of the Hill'' in syndication pulled "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" from rotation following the suicide of Leelah Alcorn, as the episode contains outdated, confusing, and incorrect information about the transgender community.[[note]]For example, it calls a closeted transgender woman a "drag queen," when a drag queen is someone who only does it for performance; Carolyn lived her public life as a woman and preferred female pronouns.[[/note]]
4th Jan '16 9:16:06 AM ParkedCarAnne
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** After the suicide of Leelah Alcorn in December 2014, many local networks that syndicated the show pulled "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" from rotation due to its outdated and inaccurate information about the transgender community.

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** After the Following Leelah Alcorn's suicide of Leelah Alcorn in December 2014, many some local networks that syndicated the show pulled stations skipped over "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" from rotation due to its outdated perceived stereotypical depictions of drag queens and inaccurate information about transwomen.
** "Revenge of
the transgender community.Lutefisk" was pulled on some Colorado local stations following the Columbine school shooting (even though the episode depicted a church burning down, not a school shooting).



* ExecutiveMeddling: FOX executives demanded the writers drop or at least scale back the recurring plotlines for syndication reasons, which accounts in part for the NegativeContinuity in later episodes. It's also claimed that in later seasons, network executives interfered to the extent that they were demanding rewrites while episodes were being animated.

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* ExecutiveMeddling: FOX executives demanded the writers drop or at least scale back the recurring plotlines for syndication reasons, which accounts accounted in part for the NegativeContinuity in later episodes. It's also claimed that in later seasons, network executives interfered to the extent that they were demanding rewrites while episodes were being animated.animated, which does explain why the newer episodes aren't as consistent or beloved as the older episodes.



** In Johnny Knoxville's first role in the series, he provided the voice of a cool but responsible small business owner who mentors Bobby in "Business is Picking Up." Later, he returned to provide the voice of Luanne's dad.

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** In Johnny Knoxville's first role in the series, he provided the voice of a cool but responsible small business owner who mentors Bobby in "Business is Picking Up." Later, he returned to provide the voice of Luanne's dad.dad, who is sleazy, manipulative, and disgusting.
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