King of the Hill

Season 12 Episode 17

Six Characters in Search of a House

Aired Sunday 8:30 AM Apr 06, 2008 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • Tagline: "Well, obviously babies aren't as stupid as they look." -Peggy

    • Boomhauer does not have any lines in this episode.

    • The poster shown at the beginning of the episode, with Sizemore appearing to be a giant, was mentioned in the eleventh season episode "Glen Peggy Glen Ross", when she accused him of false advertising.

  • Quotes

    • Bobby (in character of Peggy's house-selling play): That's why doctors will never tell you that homesick is the worst kind of sick.

    • Hank: Dale, I've told you before, get off my bed.
      Dale: (mocking'Don't sit on my bed'. 'Don't try on my belts'. You've got an awful lot of rules there...

    • Hank: Please don't ever compare acting to propane again.

    • (Hank and Bobby are reluctantly damaging the house before the inspector comes)
      Bobby: Dad, if it makes you feel any better, I don't want to be an actor anymore.
      Hank: Thank you, son.

    • Hank: I have no interest in selling the house where I raised my boy and my dog.

    • (Bobby mentions his dream of becoming an actor)
      Actor: Bobby, do you know I'm 36 and spend my weekends in a sandwich costume just to pay rent?

    • (Peggy is writing her script while Bobby looks on when Hank comes in)
      Bobby: Dad, mom's been typing for six hours straight! Except for that 15 minutes when she just started crying.

    • Tom Sizemore: I know what you're doing here - using actors to sell houses. Brilliant! You're making real estate history, Peggy! And I want to be a part of it, more specifically I want a part in it.

    • Dale: I could rid you of your extremely attractive pests, Hank. I won't say when, I will say scorpions.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Blonde Actor: "…you'll have to answer to the Jets".
      The Jets were one of the gangs in the movie "West Side Story".

    • At the beginning of the episode, there is a poster of Chris Sizemore standing above a miniature Arlen with his arms spread and palms up and the text Team Sizemore: Resurrecting the Housing Market. The picture of Chris Sizemore is a reference to God, with the text also having a religious connotation.

    • The title is an allusion to the play Six Characters in Search of an Author.

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