King of the Hill

Revenge of the Lutefisk

Season 3, Ep 21, Aired 4/20/99
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  • Episode Description
  • Arlen's new minister is a woman, which everyone except Cotton seems to accept. When Bobby eats all of a Midwestern fish dish prepared by the minister, it somehow leads to him accidentally burning down the church. Everyone assumes that Cotton did it, and he is arrested for a hate crime.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Toby Huss

    Voice of Cotton Hill

  • 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

  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • Man With the Terrible Smell!

    By pedroman01, Jun 29, 2013

  • Bobby accidentally burned down the chruch.

    By CyberCartoon, Apr 09, 2006

  • A Hill, an arsonist? Say it ain't so!

    By jaynashvil, May 23, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Cotton: What did I miss? Did she dance yet?
      Peggy: How did he find out about this?
      Dale: Psst. Colonel, I saved you a seat.
      Rev. Stroup: Here's another Minnesota tradition that's not so easy to throw in the garbage. Let's everyone rise and hug the person next to you.
      Cotton: Leave it to a woman to turn God's house into a love shack.
      Dale: Permission to hug you, Colonel?
      Cotton: DENIED! Go hug your wife!
      Dale: I can't, she's hugging the person next to her.
      Rev. Stroup: Looks like you need someone to hug.
      Cotton: Looks like you need to read your Bible, and I quote "Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission. -Corinthians
      Rev. Stroup: Yes, but in the book of...
      Cotton: Billy Graham, Man. Jimmy Swaggert, Man. Karen Stroup,-
      Bill: ENOUGH! If you hurt this woman, This single woman, and you take her away from me, I promise, I will strike you down!
      Cotton: I've made my point. If you need me, I'll be in the one part of this church that's still men's only.

    • Bobby: Mom, as long as we're confessing: remember when Grandpa broke the arm of your Boggle trophy 'cause he was playing soccer in the house? Peggy: I will never forgive him for that. Bobby: It was me. Peggy: I forgive you.

    • Cotton: If I can take a bullet for my grandson, I'll do it. But not in the face... that's how I make my livin's.

    • Cotton: It's only a matter of time before they accuse me of church-burnery. Dale: Colonel, I would be honored if you used my phone to claim responsibility.

    • Reverend Stroup: Protestant and Catholic, Jew and Buddhist, man and woman, we are all brought together today by hate. Luanne: Oh, I hate hate!

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    Notes (2)

    • Mary Tyler Moore portrays Rev. Stroup in this episode, but in future episodes they get one of the series regulars to do it.

    • This episode did not air on its originally scheduled date in the Colorado area due to the Columbine High School massacre.

    Trivia (4)

    • Tagline: "But not in the face -- that's how I make my livin's." -Cotton

    • Boomhauer does not have any lines in this episode.

    • In the beginning, you can see Nancy, John Redcorn and Joseph sitting together at church, however Nancy appears to have orange hair.

    • Bobby takes of his shoe and slides it under the pew to excuse himself from Church, then heads down the hall to the bathroom. When he's walking down the hall, he has both shoes on, then only one shoe again when he's in the bathroom.

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