King of the Hill

Chasing Bobby

Season 5, Ep 9, Aired 1/21/01
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  • Episode Description
  • Hank's friends all make fun of him when he cries at a "chick flick" called The Flowers of Time. Peggy thinks Hank was crying because the movie reminded him of his relationship with Bobby. It turns out that Hank was really crying because his beloved truck is breaking down and can't be fixed. In an effort to salvage her, Hank goes to extremes, but the inevitable is just around the corner.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Mike Judge

    Voice of Hank Hill, Boomhauer

  • Kathy Najimy

    Voice of Peggy Hill

  • Pamela Adlon

    Voice of Bobby Hill

  • Brittany Murphy

    Voice of Luanne Platter

  • Johnny Hardwick

    Voice of Dale Gribble

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • good riddance to the Ford ranger. : (

    By MichaelHMcGin, Aug 18, 2013

  • To the Flowers of Time!

    By pedroman01, Aug 10, 2013

  • A bit of a waste of time.

    By cactusjack39, Feb 11, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • (Hank, Bill, Dale and Boomhauer are at their usual spot, drinking beer...)
      Dale: Bill. Knock-knock!
      Bill: Who's there?
      Dale: Boo.
      Bill: Boo who?
      Dale: Boo-hoo Hank, waaaaaah! (he and Bill mock Hank's crying)

    • Hank: Peggy, this car has gotten through four presidents, three Cowboys Superbowl victories ... and ZERO mechanics.

    • (As Hank attempts to repair his truck on the rail crossing, Bobby plays around on the track, as a distant train horn can be heard. Bobby hums a bit, but then stops when he notices the rail vibrating) Hank: Stop making train noises. It's not funny. Bobby: But Dad, it's not me! I think there's a... (he is interrupted by crossing bells as the gates lower)

    • Bobby: I love this truck! Hank: Me too. But when we get back to the dealership, pretend you hate it.

    • Peggy: Hank, there's no reason to be ashamed of your crying. And yet, I am.

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    Notes (2)

    • This episode was nominated for the 2001 Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour).

    • The writer of this episode was nominated for the 2001 Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television Production.

    Trivia (14)

    • In this episode Hank's truck has a manual transmission, but in "Texas City Twister", had an automatic transmission. This is not the only time that this switch up happens, but this is one of the more obvious ones.

    • In past seasons, Hank's truck has obviously been shown as a 1992-era Ford Ranger, however in this episode it is shown as a 1980's-era Ranger.

    • Luanne does not appear in this episode.

    • Tagline: "To The Flowers of Time!" -Bobby

    • When Hank is talking to the car salesman the truck next to them is red, but in one shot it is green.

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    Allusions (1)

    • Dale: She's purring like Eartha Kitt
      Eartha Kitt was an actress. The reference was to the fact that she played Catwoman in Season 3 of the Adam West Batman series.

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