After having been raised on animated shows like The Simpsons, Family Guy, South Park, and a milllion animated kids shows, King of the Hill was special for one great reason: It never pushed the boundries of realism. It was different, in that it was normal. It was almost like the Badass Normal trope made into an animated comedy. It was fantastic, and it's a shame that other reviewers have been too conditioned to wanting shows to emulate the Simpsons (Love it) Family Guy (So-so) South Park (Love it) formula and are flabbergasted that a show might try something different: Being about normality. Of course Hank won't support everything Bobby does. What parent would support 100% of the things that his or her kids tried to do? Of course the show had its flaws, but even at its worst, it was never as ham-fisted as Family Guy or South Park (again, both shows that I love). Who hasn't known a Dale, a Peggy, or a Kahn? It's really tragic that the show was cancelled to let Seth Mac Farlene make another formulatic comedy when true subtley, satire, and intellegence were thrown into the fire.
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