King of the Hill

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Corrected entry: In the opening theme, when Peggy hands Hank the trash bag, his beer just disappears from his hand.


Correction: The opening theme isn't a continuous shot, it's a montage that take place over the course of the day. The 4 are just shown to be constantly drinking, but not from the same can, and at some point during the day they throw the empty cans away and get a new one. If you pause it before Peggy shows up, you'll see all 4 of the guys have no beer cans in their hand before Peggy hands Hank the trash. But again, as a montage it's only meant to show they had finished their beers and before they could get new ones, Peggy comes out.

Not in My Back Hoe - S4-E8

Corrected entry: Hank finds Dale and Bill in the hole and as he's rescuing them Hank says, "Well you haven't moved in about 50 hours?" Hank found out they were missing when the guy who rented the backhoe comes looking for it and Hank is surprised to find they have gone missing. Seems a bit odd no one noticed them missing or decided to report it over 2 days. Whilst Bill lives alone and maybe no one would have noticed, Dale's wife (Nancy) and son would have noticed after that length of time. Despite Nancy still having an affair with Redcorn, there is too much evidence throughout the show's history that show both she and Joseph were constantly concerned when anything happened to Dale.

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Correction: As seen in other episodes, Dale does go on adventures and trips without always bothering to inform Nancy first. She may be getting concerned after fifty hours, but not enough to panic yet, knowing Dale as she does. Also, just because we don't see something happening, does not mean that it never did. She or Joseph could have expressed mild concern at any time without it being shown.

Peggy Hill: the Decline and Fall (2) - S4-E1

Corrected entry: Hank states that DiDi is three years older than Peggy. However, in the episode "Shins of the Father", he said that he went to kindergarten with Didi, which would make him three years older than Peggy as well. This is not possible, though, because he says in "Luanne Virgin 2.0" that he and Peggy were married when they were eighteen. (If he is three years older than Peggy and he was married to her at age eighteen, he would have married a fifteen-year-old).

Correction: She could have gone to school late. Kindergarten isn't mandatory in the US.

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Corrected entry: In the episode where Luanne's mother, Lee Ann, comes back, Hank says that Luanne's father (Peggy's brother) is hiding out on an oil rig in the Gulf Coast. However, in a Thanksgiving episode (the one where everyone is stuck at the airport), it's mentioned that Luanne's father is in Montana.

Correction: Luanne's father was nearly always in jail, so they always made something up about where he was instead so she wouldn't get upset.

Escape from Party Island - S3-E17

Corrected entry: Whilst Bobby is sitting on the bench at the baseball game you can see his shirt is yellow. When Bill is having his little temper tantrum, a shot of the field shows the pitcher is wearing a green shirt. Some of the other players were wearing blue. I doubt there were more than 2 teams or more than two different uniforms.

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Correction: The pitcher is wearing a blue shirt just like his teammates, not green. The shot of the field there are only 2 team colors seen, yellow and blue.


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Alamo - S8-E17

Corrected entry: Bobby finds a section of his Texas History book about the first Taco Bell. But the first Taco Bell opened in California. Even though it is a bad text book, this mistake goes beyond believable.


Correction: The scene doesn't go exactly as stated. The main part is Hank was upset there wasn't more about the Alamo and Bobby says he thinks he saw something else about it. But it turns out just to be a picture of a Taco Bell (shaped like the Alamo). Bobby's statement "the first Taco Bell" is just relating to Texas getting its first Taco Bell (as if it was important Texas history) and not saying the first ever Taco Bell was opened in Texas. There is no error, factual or character.


Revenge of the Lutefisk - S3-E21

Corrected entry: Bobby escapes from the men's restroom in the church. But when Hank yells "Fire! you can see him sitting next to his parents. Bobby appears instantly.


Correction: There is a scene that shows Bobby re-entering the church and sitting down next to his parents.

Aisle 8A - S4-E5

Corrected entry: After Peggy finds out about Connie experiencing her first period, Peggy takes Bobby to Whataburger. If you look at Bobby's drink whilst they are eating it changes from the left to the right of the tray in almost every shot of the scene.

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Correction: Not true. The scene switches between looking at Bobby straight on and over his shoulder. In the different perspectives, it may look like the drink has switched, but actually it stays on Bobby's right side the whole time.

Life in the Fast Lane, Bobby's Saga - S2-E21

Corrected entry: When Boomhauer is getting ready for the race to be the pace car driver, Dale mentions that he could be like Jeff Gordon if he had a rich daddy. However, Jeff Gordon's dad was not rich, nor was his step father. Gordon's step father, John Bickford, worked as a mechanic for a Van shop installing chair lifts for disabled. In order for Jeff to race, they had to save every little cent, and sometimes had to sell the trophies Gordon won in order for him to race.


Correction: Dale is crazy and reaches insane conclusions. It's a character mistake.

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Bobby Goes Nuts - S6-E1

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the episode, Khan makes Connie's friends sign a contract when they come over for Connie's sleepover. Despite being an intelligent man he should know that even if a child signs a contract, it is null and void unless the child is with a parent or legal guardian. Khan might be rash and strict but with how seriously he takes these contracts it seems doubtful he would forgot something as important as a minor needing an guardian to sign an contract. Evidence of how serious he was about the contract that a little later in the episode, he even takes away the girls pillows when they are fighting in order to avoid anyone getting hurt. Then after this one of the girls makes a comment how Connie's dad made her pay for breakfast.

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Correction: You have completely missed the point of the situation. Khan is a control freak and he is always pressuring Connie to become a success i.e. "Bluegrass is Always Greener on the Other Side". He comes up with the idea of a special contract, which is only valid in his house and does not apply in any legal system whatsoever, as a means of preventing the other girls from making his daughter a stupid party girl.

As Old as the Hills (1) - S3-E25

Corrected entry: When Hank and Peggy are in the truck, Peggy says that they can't travel until Ladybird dies and Bobby moves out, but in the episode "Three Days of the Kahndo" (season two), Hank mentioned that nothing is tying them to the house now that they have automatic sprinklers.

Correction: Hank means that nothing is tying them to the house to take care of the lawn, he is not talking about leaving for an extended period of time. In other words, they can leave the house to do errands, go to church or ball games, shopping, etc, without having to come back to the house to move a lawn sprinkler. He's not talking about going on long trips with Peggy, which they presumably can't do until Ladybird dies (which shouldn't be too long, as she is already old at that point) or Bobby moves out, which is not likely going to be at 18 years old, because many kids are staying at home longer these days.


Pigmalion - S7-E9

Corrected entry: Before Luanne moves in with Trip, he tells her that he had her things shipped to the house, and some movers are shown carrying a couch and other things. But later, Luanne is shown staying in a room with the mansion's furniture and none of her things.

Correction: That is not a mistake, but just the oddity of Trip. As we see in the episode, Trip wanted to make Luanne look just like the girl from the advertisement, with whom he grew up. The fact he replaced all her clothes with those like the ad, and colored her hair would explain that he wanted to control everything about her. As for her belongings, they likely put it all in some other room or in storage, yet another means of control.

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Lupe's Revenge - S6-E4

Corrected entry: When Peggy and Lupe return to Mexico and Peggy thinks the crowd of people are cheering her on, she says "Por los niños!", pronouncing the "ñ" correctly. However, in several other episodes of the show, she pronounces the "ñ" in the word "español" incorrectly, like an "

Correction: It's an ongoing joke in the series. Peggy is a very bad teacher of the Spanish language. She teaches it but can barely speak or understand it.


Hank Gets Dusted - S11-E5

Corrected entry: Hank, Dale, Bill, and Boomhauer talk about the fun they had in Cotton's Cadillac when they were kids. However, in the season 5 episode "When Cottom Comes Marching Home", Lane Pratley comes to take the Cadillac away because Cotton is a few months behind on payments. This means that Cotton couldn't have had the car since Hank and the other guys were kids. Lane Pratley is around Hank's age, so he wouldn't have sold Cotton a car back then.

Correction: In the season 3 episode "Nine Pretty Darn Angry Men", Lane Pratley stated "I own Pratley Ford, Pratley Honda and I got my eye on Pratley Cadillac- my daddy ain't doin' so good". Presumably the elder Pratley sold Cotton the Cadillac before his son bought his Cadillac dealership.

Pretty, Pretty Dresses - S3-E9

Corrected entry: In this episode Hank professes that when he set the Arlen High single season rushing record he needed blockers and Bill Dauterive blocked for him, however in many episodes before and after they proclaim Bill "the bulldozer" Dauterive to be Arlen Highs rushing record.

Correction: Bill was never Arlen's rushing record holder, he held Arlen's single season touchdown record. This was explained in the episode "Bills are made to be Broken" that he held the touchdown record. It was also unlikely he would have held the record in any case, as he was a defensive linesman not a running back like Hank.

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Death of a Propane Salesman (2) - S3-E1

Corrected entry: When Hank and Luanne come out of the store after the explosion, they are right beside each other, yet only Luanne lost her hair.

Correction: This was a conclusion of the previous season's cliffhanger. Hank was on the other side of the store when he smelled the propane, and Buckley and Luanne were closer to the blast. He found her after the explosion, thus her hair was burned but his was not.

Death of a Propane Salesman (2) - S3-E1

Corrected entry: Luanne's hair was blown off in the fire, yet she has no burns on her shoulders, around her neck, or anywhere on her arms.

Correction: Hair burns at a lot lower temperature than skin, so it is possible the heat blast was enough to singe the hair away but not enough to damage the skin. We also see when Luanne gets away from the mall, Hank used a fire blanket to cover her. So it could be concluded that he was able to cover enough of her not to get burned but couldn't save her hair.

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Corrected entry: In the episode with Santa Ana's wooden leg. After Dale has made Cotton the fake driver's license, he holds it up and you can already see part of the word "Cheerios", showing that Dale used a cereal box to make it. Cotton would obviously notice when he took the license.

Correction: Saying what a character would or wouldn't do does not add up to a mistake. Cotton needed a license and while one could argue whether or not he noticed it was made from a cereal box he didn't care either way.

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Corrected entry: In the episode where the family visits Peggy's family's ranch in Montana, Peggy's mother is mad because Peggy didn't stay on the ranch and marry the neighbors' son. However, in an earlier Valentine's Day episode, where Peggy learned that Hank had mono, we saw Peggy and Hank as a couple in high school, with Peggy going to West Arlen High. This means that she was not living in Montana as a young adult (or at an age when her mother thought she would be old enough to marry).

Correction: At what age can a mother start fantasizing about her child marrying the neighbor's kid?


It's Not Easy Being Green - S5-E16

Corrected entry: There is no explanation shown for Bill, Hank, and Dale being able to start Boomhauer's car in the flashback. Boomhauer wouldn't let them drive it, so he obviously didn't give them the keys.

Correction: Boomhauer never stated he wouldn't let them drive his car. However even if he had there are a number of explanations of how they could have driven the car. Boomhauer loaned them the car, they were going to take care of it, they took his keys, they made a copy of the key etc.

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It's Not Easy Being Green - S5-E16

Factual error: Boomhauer's car, Ms. Sally, has a Texas flag license plate on it. These plates were not issued until 1992, but Ms. Sally was driven into the quarry in the late 70's or early 80's.

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The Wedding of Bobby Hill - S3-E14

Trivia: During Hanks's conversation with Bobby when he tells him that he will have to marry Luanne, look at the shelf behind Bobby. There is a Bart Simpson doll there. A few years before this was featured the Hill family was in the crowd at one of the pee wee football games in the Simpsons episode "Bart Star".

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