King of the Hill depicts the life and times of Hank Hill Hill, his family and their neighbors in the fictional suburb of Arlen, Texas, the heartland of America. A hard-working, loyal family man and proud Texan, Hank is assistant manager of Strickland Propane. He's an average Joe who sees himself as the voice of common sense and reason in a world of incompetent sales clerks, meddling bureaucrats and do-good liberals.
Hank's Rock of Gibraltar is his wife Peggy. Peggy sees herself as a true renaissance woman: substitute Spanish teacher, journalist, fast-pitch softball hurler, local Boggle champion and notary public. Hank and Peggy's pride and joy is their 13-year-old son, Bobby. They would have liked a bigger family, but Hank has a narrow urethra. The household is completed by Hank's nubile 18-year-old niece, Luanne, who recently became engaged to Lucky.
Hank is the undisputed alpha male among his neighbourhood buddies, Dale, Bill and Boomhauer. Dale's an exterminator who never met a conspiracy he didn't like, Bill's a lonely-hearted Army barber with low self-esteem, and Boomhauer is a cool, rockabilly, muscle-car-driving ladies' man who speaks unintelligible English.
Most episodes, you'll find Hank and the boys drinking beer around the barbecue. Chances are, what's on the grill is a sacred cow. This season, Peggy goes into real estate, and Bobby takes on the establishment at school.
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