King of the Hill

Season 2 Episode 17

Hank's Dirty Laundry

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Aired Sunday 8:30 AM Mar 01, 1998 on FOX
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When Hank tries to buy a new dryer, he is told that his credit is no good because he owes money to Arlen Video. The video store's computer says he rented and never returned a pornographic movie, Cuffs and Collars. Hank refuses to pay for a movie he never rented, and sets out to prove that the computer was wrong. Bobby believes that the family is secretly planning a surprise birthday party for him.

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Mike Judge

Mike Judge

Voice of Hank Hill, Boomhauer

Kathy Najimy

Kathy Najimy

Voice of Peggy Hill

Pamela Adlon

Pamela Adlon

Voice of Bobby Hill

Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy

Voice of Luanne Platter

Johnny Hardwick

Johnny Hardwick

Voice of Dale Gribble

Stephen Root

Stephen Root

Voice of Bill Dauterive, Buck Strickland

Billy West

Billy West

Clerk

Guest Star

Lynne Thigpen

Lynne Thigpen

Judge

Guest Star

David Herman

David Herman

Voice of Buckley, Matt

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  • TRIVIA (8)

    • Tagline: "Dang, old, Wakka-wakka-wakka-wakka..." -Boomhauer (imitating the music in a porno movie)

    • When Hank runs from the cop you can see him run towards the truck. Dale had already taken off in it, and he doesn't seem like the type of person to stop and wait for someone.

    • This is the first episode to show the Hills with a mail box. They generally don't have one.

    • When Hank is driving down the street at the beginning of the episode he looks out and sees Dale at his house, then he sees Bill at his house (looking out the same side). There are two things wrong. First, Bill lives on the opposite side of the street. Secondly, Dale lives next door to Hank.

    • In this episode Rusty Shackelford, the alias that Dale often uses, is first mentioned. It is the name of a child who died from some illness in 1953.

    • The Hill residence is shown as being located at 320 Rainey, Arlen, TX 78701. "78701" is really the default standard U.S. Postal Service zip code for Austin, Texas.

    • When Hank is watching the movies he closes the door and locks it, yet Peggy is able to open it from the otherside.

    • It seems unusual (to a few) that Dale would offer Hank his alias of Rusty Shackleford. In fact, if Hank did accept it then Dale could no longer use Rusty to go by whenever he did something.

  • QUOTES (2)

    • Hank: I did not rent the tape. Now who's calling me a liar? You or the machine? Because I want to know who's ass to kick.
      Video Store Clerk: I'm not calling you a liar, sir.
      Hank: Fine. (Looks at the computer) Now where's the ass on this thing?

    • Hank: I am not letting this go to hand because of some computer error!
      Dale: Computers don't make errors. What they do they do on purpose!

  • NOTES (3)

  • ALLUSIONS (4)

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