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Bobby is is invited to his first boy-girl party, where the kids will play Spin the Bottle. At first he doesn't want to go which upsets Hank but makes Peggy happy. Luanne is worried because she has a big hairstyling test coming up. She is given a plastic "practice head". Bobby sees this as an opportunity to become better around girls, so secretly starts using it to practice interacting with the opposite sex including kissing it, which ends in disastrous results.moreless
Hank wants to have the best lawn in the neighborhood for Cinco de Mayo, and he decides that Dale's weekly bug-spraying is hurting his lawn. He tells Dale not to spray his lawn anymore and Dale decides to get back at him, by giving him fire ants. Bobby captures the Queen Fire Ant, and her hold on him becomes hypnotic.moreless
Hank catches Bobby smoking, and punishes him by making him smoke a whole carton of cigarettes. The plan backfires when not only does Bobby get addicted to cigarettes, but Hank and Peggy get re-addicted. It is up to Luanne to try and help the Hills quit.
Peggy goes to Dallas to represent Arlen in the Texas State Boggle Championship, and brings Hank along as her coach. At first Hank isn't thrilled about going until he realizes that it falls the same weekend as the Dallas Mower Expo, and invites his friends to join him. Bobby and Luanne, who are home alone, set off a disastrous series of events, sparked by a cup leaving a water ring on the coffee table.moreless
Hank's father Cotton, a sexist loudmouth who lost his shins fighting in WWII, comes to Bobby's birthday party,and decides to stay a few days. Peggy can't stand his ways, but Hank tries to convince Peggy things are OK, until Bobby begins to emulate his chauvinistic behavior.
Laotians Kahn and Minh Souphanousinphone and their daughter Kahn Jr. (AKA Connie) move into the house next door to Hank. The Hills and Souphanousinphone's don't get along at all, except for the children. Both the men and the women at various points try to put their differences aside, but keep finding ways to annoy each other. Connie and Bobby loose the two dogs, trying to set them free so they can be together.moreless
Hank is constipated, and everyone wants to offer an opinion on how to cure it. Hank finally agrees to go to the doctor and finds out there he might need surgery. Peggy puts Hank on a strict diet, which Hank reluctantly agrees to go on.
Luanne is dumped by her boyfriend Buckley, and she drives Hank crazy by crying all day and all night. Peggy warns Hank not to interfere, but Hank decides to find a new boyfriend for Luanne. Things don't turn out the way he was expecting though.
Hank is worried because Bobby seems to have no goal in life and no role model. He takes Bobby to the golf course, where Bobby accidentally hits Hank's idol, Willie Nelson, with a golf club. Peggy is upset because Hank pays more attention to his guitar "Betsy", than he does to her. Luanne is failing braidwork at the beauty academy.moreless
Hank and his friends take Bobby and his troop on a wilderness trip called "The Order of the Straight Arrow". The whole thing is really just one big practical joke but Bobby takes things very seriously. On the trip the group thinks they have killed a rare species of bird, the Whooping Crane, during the Snipe Hunt. With the boys gone and Luanne off to see her mom for the arraignment of her trial, Peggy goes on a secret shopping mission.moreless
Bobby's school is doing a Sex Ed. course and at first his parents are reluctant, until they realize they can't talk to him about it. Peggy winds up having to teach the course after someone (Dale) makes a threat and the actual teacher quits. She struggles with how she is going to teach it and it causes a riff in her relationship with Hank. Hank and the guys are also working on cutting down some overgrown tree branches.moreless
Hank's son, Bobby, gets a black eye during a baseball game, but after witnesses see Hank yell at a Mega-Lo Mart employee, rumors spread that Hank has abused his son, and Children's Protective Services is sent to investigate. Luanne (Peggy's Brother's daughter) has to move in with the Hills as her mom is in jail for stabbing her dad (with a fork) and her dad has run off.moreless