King of the Hill

Season 6 Episode 14

Of Mice and Little Green Men

Aired Sunday 8:30 AM Apr 07, 2002 on FOX
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Episode Summary


Hank and Dale are finding it easier to connect with each other's kids as suppose to their own. Dale figures that the reason he cannot connect is that he is not Joseph's real dad, but an alien is. When he tells this to Joseph, he goes off in search of his real dad.


Who was the Episode MVP ?

  • Dale, You Are NOT the Father!

    A great KOTH episode where everything just works. It is a two for one, where there is kind of two plots but are really under the umbrella as one storyline. It was nice to see Bobby and Hank bond at the end and also to see Dale go nuts. He, as he often does, makes it seem like he has figured out about Nancy and John Redcorn, but is actually not close at all. It doesn't have a ton of laughs, but is still one of my favourite ones from the season. It is just really interesting, and if you haven't seen it before very intense, when you don't know how Hank will deal with the situation. Overall a great KOTH episode.moreless
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

Ashley Gardner

Ashley Gardner

Voice of Nancy Hicks Gribble

Recurring Role

Breckin Meyer

Breckin Meyer

Voice of Joseph Gribble (season 5 +)

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (3)

  • QUOTES (7)

    • Bobby: Joseph, no aliens are coming! The only lights we're going to see are the lights from an ambulance when they come to pick our cold, dead bodies off the ground!

      Dale: I can't believe I lost Joseph. I hope his real dad won't eat my brain. But of course, he will.

      Hank: Dale, YOU'RE his father! Any alien can just come along and inject somebody with his space juice! But it takes a man to be a dad!

    • (Joseph hits Bill with his lacrosse ball)
      Dale: Be careful where you're aiming that thing. If Bill hadn't been standing there, you could have hit Hank's truck.

    • Dale: Poor Joseph. Can you send a thirteen year-old boy a bouquet of flowers? Is that appropriate?
      Hank: Well, if the boy is my boy, you can.

    • Joseph: You're telling me I'm from outer space? Like E.T.?
      Dale: Actually, no. He was a purebred alien, and had a heart of gold. You're only half-alien, and at times can be a tad self-absorbed.

    • Joseph: Dad, aliens impregnated Mom. That's a given. But isn't it possible that first they abducted you, stole your genetic material, and used that to create me?
      Dale: Recovering... recovering... recovered memory! That's exactly how it went down, which means you are my flesh-and-blood genetic son!

    • Hank: I guess you had your own idiot man-child to deal with.
      Bobby: That Joseph. He's really... really like his dad.
      Hank: Yep. Those Gribbles are two nuts on the same sundae.
      Bobby: Yep.
      Hank: Yep.

    • Dale: My son the jock. With me and your mother as parents, I don't know how you got so athletic.

  • NOTES (0)


    • Bobby: They'll say Gleep Gloop, and you'll say Gleep Gloop.

      Gloop and Gleep are aliens from the 1967 Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Herculoids.

    • The episode title, Of Mice and Little Green Men, is a spoof of the book Of Mice and Men, written by John Steinbeck.