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* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about Bobby walking in on Luanne taking a shower and Joseph wanting Bobby to do it again), "Sug Night" (which is about Hank freaking out over a recurring dream involving him and Nancy barbecuing naked), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"-"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)

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* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even covers). This is one of only two episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about Bobby walking in on Luanne taking a shower and Joseph wanting Bobby to do it again), "Sug Night" (which is about Hank freaking out over a recurring dream involving him and Nancy barbecuing naked), "Harlottown" (which centers on how be rated TV-14, the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"-"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog other being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode [=MySpace=]". This episode's higher rating is because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)suicide.


* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about
Bobby walking in on Luanne taking a shower and Joseph wanting Bobby to do it again), "Sug Night" (which is about Hank freaking out over a recurring dream involving him and Nancy barbecuing naked), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"/"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)

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* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about
about Bobby walking in on Luanne taking a shower and Joseph wanting Bobby to do it again), "Sug Night" (which is about Hank freaking out over a recurring dream involving him and Nancy barbecuing naked), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"/"Propane Salesman"-"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)


* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about Hank worrying about his recurring dream that he and Nancy Gribble are naked and barbecuing), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"/"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)

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* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about
Bobby walking in on Luanne taking a shower and Joseph wanting Bobby to do it again), "Sug Night" (which is
about Hank worrying about his freaking out over a recurring dream that he involving him and Nancy Gribble are naked and barbecuing), barbecuing naked), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"/"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)


* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about Hank worrying about his recurring dream that he and Nancy Gribble are naked and barbecuing), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)

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* SameContentDifferentRating: Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about Hank worrying about his recurring dream that he and Nancy Gribble are naked and barbecuing), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Pretty Pretty Dresses" (because of the suicidal depression and mental illness themes), "My Own Private Rodeo" (for its depictions of homosexuality and homophobia), "The Peggy Horror Picture Show" (for its depictions of homosexuality and transsexuality), "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" (for its depictions of mental illness and ill-advised behavior involving prescription drugs), the "Death of a Propane Salesman"/"Propane Boom" two-parter (for themes of death and post-traumatic stress disorder from surviving a fatal disaster), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking marijuana and Debbie Grund's accidental suicide, while "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to crude humor and drug references)


* SameContentDifferentRating: When FOX and Cartoon Network's Adult Swim aired this episode, it got a TV-14 due to the plot points of Hank accidentally smoking weed, the reference to Buck and Miss Liz having sex in the store room, meat locker, and slop sink of Sugarfoot's, and the reveal that Debbie Grund accidentally shot herself while waiting to attack Buck and Miss Liz. On Hulu, the episode has a TV-PG rating (which is the normal rating for ''King of the Hill'').

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* SameContentDifferentRating: When FOX Normally, ''King of the Hill'' is rated TV-PG (mostly for mild bad language, some violence, and Cartoon Network's Adult Swim aired this episode, whatever adult themes the episode covers)[[note]]even episodes like "Naked Ambition" (which is about Hank worrying about his recurring dream that he and Nancy Gribble are naked and barbecuing), "Harlottown" (which centers on how the founding mothers of Arlen were prostitutes), "Racist Dawg" (which is about Hank and his dog being MistakenForRacist after a black repairman gets bitten), "Bobby Goes Nuts" (because of Bobby [[GroinKick groin-kicking]] his bullies and even his own father), and "John Vitti Presents: 'Return to La Grunta'" (because of the sexual harassment theme) maintain their TV-PG rating, even though they have subject matter that, these days, would net it got a TV-14[[/note]]. This episode (along with "Lost in [=MySpace=]") are the only ''King of the Hill'' episodes to have a TV-14 due to the plot points (this episode because of Hank accidentally smoking weed, the reference to Buck marijuana and Miss Liz having sex in the store room, meat locker, and slop sink of Sugarfoot's, and the reveal that Debbie Grund accidentally shot herself Grund's accidental suicide, while waiting "Lost in [=MySpace=]" is TV-14 due to attack Buck crude humor and Miss Liz. On Hulu, the episode has a TV-PG rating (which is the normal rating for ''King of the Hill'').drug references)


(The Sheriff is about to say something, but then gives the Ranger a Death Glare after being zinged.)

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(The Sheriff is about to say something, but then gives the Ranger a Death Glare DeathGlare after being zinged.)


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* SameContentDifferentRating: When FOX and Cartoon Network's Adult Swim aired this episode, it got a TV-14 due to the plot points of Hank accidentally smoking weed, the reference to Buck and Miss Liz having sex in the store room, meat locker, and slop sink of Sugarfoot's, and the reveal that Debbie Grund accidentally shot herself while waiting to attack Buck and Miss Liz. On Hulu, the episode has a TV-PG rating (which is the normal rating for ''King of the Hill'').


* Shout-Out: To ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''; Peggy called the Texas Rangers in addition to the Sheriff, and she tells Payton that she loves the show and Walker. Plus Payton resembles one of the show's characters, James Trivette.
* Snark-to-Snark Combat: After observing Hank leaving Gale's to prove his innocence, the Sheriff turns around to see Ranger Payton walking out of the gas station with a slurpee and have this exchange:

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* Shout-Out: ShoutOut: To ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''; Peggy called the Texas Rangers in addition to the Sheriff, and she tells Payton that she loves the show and Walker. Plus Payton resembles one of the show's characters, James Trivette.
* Snark-to-Snark Combat: SnarkToSnarkCombat: After observing Hank leaving Gale's to prove his innocence, the Sheriff turns around to see Ranger Payton walking out of the gas station with a slurpee and have this exchange:



--->Hank: Oh, come on, son. It was an accident.\\
Bobby: You wanna go for two?

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--->Hank: --->'''Hank:''' Oh, come on, son. It was an accident.\\
Bobby: '''Bobby:''' You wanna go for two?


* BaitAndSwitch Comment: After the Sheriff's first visit, Hank and Peggy are in the bedroom talking about the investigation and Hank telling her about how Miss Liz tried to make moves on him and Peggy then mentions she got a call from the Sheriff that Hank's name patch was found at Sugarfoot's torn off as if in a struggle. Hank then runs to the closet and finds his jacket with the missing patch. To which Peggy responds "So, Hank, my question to you is... why did you not tell me that Miss Liz made a pass at you?"

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* BaitAndSwitch Comment: BaitAndSwitchComment: After the Sheriff's first visit, Hank and Peggy are in the bedroom talking about the investigation and Hank telling her about how Miss Liz tried to make moves on him and Peggy then mentions she got a call from the Sheriff that Hank's name patch was found at Sugarfoot's torn off as if in a struggle. Hank then runs to the closet and finds his jacket with the missing patch. To which Peggy responds "So, Hank, my question to you is... why did you not tell me that Miss Liz made a pass at you?"


* DrugsAreBad: Fearing he blacked out and killed Debbie, Hank has a talk with Bobby and tells him not to do drugs. While Hank is still worried, Bobby assures him he never plans to do this as drugs are for losers and how he doesn't want to disappoint him, plus he wants to be the first [[Creator/JohnBelushi chubby comedian to]] [[Creator/ChrisFarley live past 35.]] [[note]] He apparently forgot about Creator/John Candy, who lived to be 43 and Creator/LouieAnderson, who's lived past 35 and still alive as of this writing. [[/note]]

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* DrugsAreBad: Fearing he blacked out and killed Debbie, Hank has a talk with Bobby and tells him not to do drugs. While Hank is still worried, Bobby assures him he never plans to do this as drugs are for losers and how he doesn't want to disappoint him, plus he wants to be the first [[Creator/JohnBelushi chubby comedian to]] [[Creator/ChrisFarley live past 35.]] [[note]] He apparently forgot about Creator/John Candy, Creator/JohnCandy, who lived to be 43 and Creator/LouieAnderson, who's lived past 35 and still alive as of this writing. [[/note]]

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* YouAreGrounded: Played for Laughs in the end after the truth of Debbie's death and Hank's marijuana smoking is revealed and apologizes to Bobby for what he did. Bobby suggests that since Hank would punish him if he did something like that, Bobby should punish him. Hank plays along and Bobby forbids him to mow his lawn for a week.

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* YouAreGrounded: Played for Laughs PlayedForLaughs in the end after the truth of Debbie's death and Hank's marijuana smoking is revealed and apologizes to Bobby for what he did. Bobby suggests that since Hank would punish him if he did something like that, Bobby should punish him. Hank plays along and Bobby forbids him to mow his lawn for a week.

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After accidentally smoking marijuana, Hank finds himself to be a suspect in the the murder of Debbie Grund.
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* BaitAndSwitch Comment: After the Sheriff's first visit, Hank and Peggy are in the bedroom talking about the investigation and Hank telling her about how Miss Liz tried to make moves on him and Peggy then mentions she got a call from the Sheriff that Hank's name patch was found at Sugarfoot's torn off as if in a struggle. Hank then runs to the closet and finds his jacket with the missing patch. To which Peggy responds "So, Hank, my question to you is... why did you not tell me that Miss Liz made a pass at you?"
* ChekhovsGun: The opening scene has Hank waiting for Debbie at her apartment with her roommate Gale (unaware she was dead at the time), with Gale trying to get a Hot Wheels car on eBay and losing his auction right before Hank accidentally takes a puff of his marijuana joint. And afterwards, with his paranoia of not trying to let this get out, Hank then fears he might have blacked out after getting high and killed Debbie. But when Kahn approaches Hank for his autograph he plans to sell on eBay, he suddenly remembers Gale's failed eBay auction and quickly rushes back to his place, where he asks about what time the auction closed; it was at 6:58 and Hank didn't inhale until 7:00 at the earliest, with Debbie being already dead by 6:45, which gives Hank relief that he didn't kill her after all.
* ClearMyName: Or rather "Clear Gale's Name". After Gale gets arrested for Debbie's murder, the Sheriff has a case-closed dinner at Sugarfoot's and makes a speech about solving the case. Hank finally gets fed up and comes clean about smoking marijuana with Gale, which clears his name and starts accusations around the table before Texas Ranger Payton reveals the truth.
* DrugsAreBad: Fearing he blacked out and killed Debbie, Hank has a talk with Bobby and tells him not to do drugs. While Hank is still worried, Bobby assures him he never plans to do this as drugs are for losers and how he doesn't want to disappoint him, plus he wants to be the first [[Creator/JohnBelushi chubby comedian to]] [[Creator/ChrisFarley live past 35.]] [[note]] He apparently forgot about Creator/John Candy, who lived to be 43 and Creator/LouieAnderson, who's lived past 35 and still alive as of this writing. [[/note]]
* FawltyTowersPlot: The episode begins with Hank arriving at Gale's house wanting to talk to Debbie (unaware at the time she was already found dead) and feeling the stress of the situation, he decides to have a CigaretteOfAnxiety, but being unable to get a good light, takes a puff from Gale's, which happens to be marijuana and reacts to horror after finding out what it was. He tries to get it out of his system and sleeps it off, but then Peggy calls for him to inform him about Debbie's death, and even she notices the smell his shirt, to which he chalks it up to spending too much time around the propane tanks. Later on, [[DestroyTheEvidence he burns the work shirt he wore in his grill after unsuccessfully attempted to wash the smell off]], during which the Sheriff questions Hank about it (Hank lies and says he's cooking burgers) before letting him know he's a suspect in Debbie's murder. And then later on, the Sheriff questions Hank about smoking with Gale in front of his family, Hank lies about that too, leading to Gale being charged with the murder. All this ultimately makes Hank decide to come clean.
* {{Foil}}: Sheriff Mumford is one for Texas Ranger Lester Payton. Mumford is smarmy and seems more interested in getting an arrest than to solve the murder, all to make himself look good. Whereas Payton is more low-key and we don't see much of him in action, but he is more competent and solves the case by proving Debbie accidentally offed herself.
* FrameUp: Fearing Miss Liz killed Debbie, Buck attempts to frame Hank for her death. First by tearing off his name patch off his work jacket and leaving it near the dumpster, to make it appear it had got torn off in a struggle. And then later on, Buck takes Hank to the quarry during the night and questions Hank about how Debbie tried to start an affair with him and [[HiddenWire records Hank's answers with a hidden recorder.]] Plus while on the way there, Buck secretly plants a shell from the rifle that killed Debbie. And after all that, Buck drives by the police station and drops off the tape with a note saying to check Hank's truck. While the tape would make its way to the Sheriff and use it when he questions Hank, Hank does at least discover the shell before the Sheriff arrives, which would have been incriminating had it been found.
* GenderBlenderName: Gale is a typically female name, but the one here was Debbie's roommate who is a male stoner with incredibly long hair and scrawny frame. Later on, when he gets wrongfully arrested by Sheriff Mumford and shown on TV, Luanne even thinks he's a woman.
* HoistByHerOwnPetard: How Debbie really died. After seeing Buck and Miss Liz reconcile, [[WomanScorned this angers Debbie and made her plan to kill Buck and/or Miss Liz.]] She takes his rifle and hides in the dumpster near his car, waiting for them. After waiting for a while, Debbie gets hungry and buys some nachos from a nearby gas station. And while returning, she was unaware Buck left with Miss Liz in her car while his car remained. And while trying to balance her food and gun, her foot accidentally steps on the trigger, which fires and kills her, showing her death was an accident rather than a murder. Also doubles as a SelfDisposingVillain, as that took care of Hank and Buck having to deal with her.
* ItsAllAboutMe: While watching Gale get arrested on TV, Peggy is more concerned about seeing her previously-owned restaurant Sugarfoot's in the background and lets out a BigYES when she sees it. And later on, during the case-closed dinner, when Ranger Payton recalls the events that led to Debbie's death, when he mentions Sugarfoot's, she interrupts him to say it's "Peggy's Sugarfoot's, at the time", much to his annoyance.
* KarmaHoudini: Buck suffers no repercussions after trying to frame Hank, even as he confessed it to the Sheriff ([[ArtisticLicenseLaw something that's actually illegal]]) and is EasilyForgiven by Hank (although that's no surprise considering his fervent worship of Buck).
* MakingLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces: When Ranger Payton recalls the events of Debbie's death, he mentions how Buck and Miss Liz reconciled and made out in the storeroom, the meat locker and the slop sink.
* NoodleIncident: With Hank and the guys in the alley, Dale mentions how the coroner will figure out Debbie's death and mentions he did the autopsies of two of his gun club buddies in the previous year.
* OhCrap:
** With Hank worrying about getting caught smoking marijuana, Hank is nervous when the Sheriff comes by to talk to Hank about he's now a suspect and Hank reacts with an "Oh, no!", fearing Gale turned him in and then the Sheriff reveals he's a suspect in Debbie's murder. Hank sounds a bit relieved before letting out an "Oh, God".
** Hank again has this reaction when he talks to a high school counselor and asks if it's possible someone could get high and kill someone before coming back down, to which the counselor confirms it.
* Shout-Out: To ''Series/WalkerTexasRanger''; Peggy called the Texas Rangers in addition to the Sheriff, and she tells Payton that she loves the show and Walker. Plus Payton resembles one of the show's characters, James Trivette.
* Snark-to-Snark Combat: After observing Hank leaving Gale's to prove his innocence, the Sheriff turns around to see Ranger Payton walking out of the gas station with a slurpee and have this exchange:
---> '''Sheriff Mumford:''' Leavin' the Get-In, Get-Out so soon, Payton? I'm sure there's some candy bars you haven't questioned. You better take them Three Musketeers into separate rooms. Maybe one of them will crack.\\
'''Ranger Payton:''' That's a good one, Sheriff. How'd did ''Series/HeeHaw'' ever let you get away?\\
(The Sheriff is about to say something, but then gives the Ranger a Death Glare after being zinged.)
* StatusQuoIsGod: After Buck and Miss Liz reconciled in the previous episode, Buck returns back to work as manager of Strickland Propane.
* TakingTheHeat: Fearing it was Miss Liz that killed Debbie, Buck tries to frame Hank for her murder to protect his wife. And during the "case-closed" dinner, Hank admits to smoking pot to clear Gale's name, to which Buck tries to pin it on Hank and even confesses to planting evidence, but the Sheriff doesn't buy it and accuses Liz of killing her. Buck then decides to take the fall and say he did it. And just as he's about to be arrested, Texas Ranger Payton stops them all and reveals the truth about her death.
* YouAreGrounded: Played for Laughs in the end after the truth of Debbie's death and Hank's marijuana smoking is revealed and apologizes to Bobby for what he did. Bobby suggests that since Hank would punish him if he did something like that, Bobby should punish him. Hank plays along and Bobby forbids him to mow his lawn for a week.
--->Hank: Oh, come on, son. It was an accident.\\
Bobby: You wanna go for two?

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