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Who's the smartest character on King of the Hill?

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    cactusjack39

    [1]Jan 30, 2009
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    Almost everybody on King of the Hill has had their moment of utter brilliance. I know that there are different kinds of intelligence, but overall and when the day is done, who is the smartest character on King of the Hill?

    By being the smartest, it includes being sneaky, booksmart, street smart, etc.

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    mp34mp

    [2]Jan 30, 2009
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    Hank by a long shot.
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    HelloStuart

    [3]Jan 30, 2009
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    Hank has the "street smarts," whereas Peggy has the "book smarts" ...or something like that.

    The most intellectual (i.e. level-headed and least zany) character is probably Khannie.
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    dissapearing

    [4]Jan 31, 2009
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    yeah, i would say connie

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    oceanic6

    [5]Jan 31, 2009
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    I think Connie is more precocious than smart. Hank is by far the wisest and most rational despite being overly conservative sometimes.
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    simpsonian100

    [6]Jan 31, 2009
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    I'm putting Hank above Connie because of his decent book smarts plus his life experience.
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    walkerdoug

    [7]Feb 2, 2009
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    Obviously it's not Peggy. But probably Hank or Connie. Seeing as Hank always has a plan and knows what to do and stuff, I wold pick him as the smartest.
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    HelloStuart

    [8]Feb 2, 2009
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    oceanic6 wrote:
    I think Connie is more precocious than smart. Hank is by far the wisest and most rational despite being overly conservative sometimes.

    I think Bobby would have the edge on precocious.
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    GrandCross21

    [9]Feb 4, 2009
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    Connie or Hank
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    Comicguy87

    [10]Feb 11, 2009
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    Boomhauer is also very intelligent as he was the only one to understand the meaning behind Khan's story about the man and the tiger, and some times he doesn't want to be a part of Bill and Dale's schemes, sometimes Bobby goes to him for advice and he sometimes gives Hank and the others advice.
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    zan4

    [11]Feb 12, 2009
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    Boomhauer get my vote too.... Over all i think he is one of the only sane one on the show....
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    DOMOJITA

    [12]Feb 13, 2009
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    boomhauer,connie,john redcorne,hank all get my vote out of everyone thay seem smarter then most.
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    Supergamez86

    [13]Feb 14, 2009
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    Hank
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    Semaj86

    [14]Feb 15, 2009
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    Connie or Hank.

    As far as I know, Connie has been the most consistently intelligent character over the years. She is seen as extremely bookish, which was part of why her relationship with Bobby fell apart, but it also saved her when her parents practically gave up on life once, meaning that it has been portrayed as more of an asset than a liability. It is because of that they really should've gone deeper into it.

    Hank has experience on his side, though there are many instances where it feels perhaps he's being too reserved for his own good. But there were some times, like when he was falsely blamed for renting porn where he came off as a very clever guy once he got around to tackling the main problem. It's really his conservative nature that can hold himself and his family back when it's not terribly serious.

    As for some of the others:

    Boomhauer might have some advantage, being one of the mellower characters, although he sometimes tags along quietly on any lame adventure with Dale and Bill. However, there were a couple cases where he was hinted at not being a viable role model (with his womanizing ways).

    Bobby is not stupid, but he's not whom I'd consider one of the smarter characters, not even on a precocious level. He's terribly lazy, and can be too easily influenced, not to mention his having little to no real personality nowadays.

    Peggy is only smart (and likable) when she's not controlled by her ego. Most of her ego trips accounted for some of the dumbest adventures in the entire series.
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    zan4

    [15]Feb 15, 2009
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    eh Peggy is a idiot....... She had a few good moment but even a broken watch is right 2 times a day..
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    TudorRose

    [16]Mar 9, 2009
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    I think Nancy is pretty smart. She also got away with having an afair. Nancy is no dumb blond thats for shore.
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    ComeOut2Play819

    [17]Mar 10, 2009
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    She didn't get away with it. She got an illegitimate son out of it, and Everyone else knew about it besides Dale. The only reason he DIDN'T know is because he's so stupid and he trusts her so much.
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    ArmoredCore55

    [18]Mar 12, 2009
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    I would say Hank.
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    RobotZombie

    [19]Apr 2, 2009
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    Lucky is definitely the smartest one.

    Just kidding. I think the smartest character is Hank.
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    AhFudge

    [20]Apr 3, 2009
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    Hank because he has street smarts.
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