King of the Hill

The Father, the Son and J.C.

Season 6, Ep 4, Aired 12/16/01
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  • Episode Description
  • Buck Strickland has to build a house for Habitat for Humanity as part of his community service, and Hank does all the work. Buck is so pleased that he promotes Hank to manager, but when Hank tells Buck in public that he loves him, he is quickly demoted. Cotton becomes jealous that Hank likes Buck better, and Peggy sets out to repair their broken relationship for a Christmas miracle.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Toby Huss

    Voice of Cotton Hill

  • Mike Judge

    Voice of Hank Hill, Boomhauer, Stuart Dooley

  • Kathy Najimy

    Voice of Peggy Hill

  • Pamela Adlon

    Voice of Bobby Hill

  • Brittany Murphy

    Voice of Joseph Gribble (seasons 1-4), Luanne Platter

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Jesus Carter????

    By pedroman01, Aug 24, 2013

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (11)

    • Hank: How about I buy you an ornament?
      Cotton: (seeing the one Hank picked) "Peace"?!? You'd like that, you draft-dodger. Sure you can't find one with a flag burning on it?
      Hank: It's Jesus peace,not hippie peace.
      Cotton: Either way, we've always been a "Joy" family.
      Hank: But-
      Cotton: (interrupting)JOY!

    • Cotton: It's the first Christmas dinner in my new apartment, so you better bring a Christmas gift, a housewarming gift, and a chair if you want to sit.

    • Hank: Okay, I've put together a schedule which gives us four days to finish this house. The frame's a prefab, so we could build it in two but let's take four and really enjoy it.
      Bill: Since we're starting from scratch why don't we make it a dream house and put the toilet in the living room?

    • Bobby: (trying to get Hank a holiday gift) Why don't we just get him a gift certificate?
      Peggy: That's a great idea, Bobby. We will give your father, who worked so hard to conceive you, the same thing we give the paper boy. Who did nothing.

    • Didi: Cotton is easy to shop for. Either he likes what I get him, and he's happy, or he doesn't like what I get him, and he shoots it, and he's happy.

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    Notes (1)

    • The song playing in the house building montage is "The House is Rockin'" by Stevie Ray Vaughan.

    Trivia (3)

    • Tagline: "No -- thank YOU." -Buck

    • Luanne does not appear in this episode.

    • Hank says their new Christmas tradition is to spend it with "the Niefkos" however, Niefko is the man's first name, not their last name.

    Allusions (4)

    • Cotton: Well he's nobody but a one-terming peanut farmer.

      This joke is a reference to Carter only being in office for one term, and before going into politics worked on a peanut farm.

    • Cotton: Henpecked by the OPEC.

      The OPEC is the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. The joke is a reference to the 1979 energy crises which occurred which Carter was in office.

    • Jimmy Carter: The Egyptians once said they would never accept Isreal's right to exist.

      This refers to the war between the two nations which started with a 1948 war, and it wasn't until 1979 that a peace treaty was signed between the two.

    • Episode Title: The Father, the Son and the J.C. This episode's title is a reference to the Holy Trinity of Christian religion - The Father, The Son and The Holy Ghost.

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