King of the Hill

Season 1 Episode 7

Westie Side Story

Aired Sunday 8:30 AM Mar 02, 1997 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • This is the very first episode that addresses Peggy's abnormally large feet. But when we see them throughout this episode, they are obviously considerably small. And although they are drawn very largely later, they seem to be quite little unless there's a joke or plot point about Peggy's feet that needs to be addressed.

    • Kahn is cooking the burgers and then all of a sudden he gives one to Hank, and it is in a bun with toppings, all within a second.

    • When Kahn was lighting the BBQ at first it was empty, then the angle switched and there were suddenly burgers on it, and he was still lighting it.

    • When Bobby lets Doggie go free, he just unhooks the leash, however, later when Dale picks up the leash the collar is attached.

    • When Peggy and Luanne are going to get pizza Minh jumps in the middle of the road it shows Peggy and Luanne in the car and you can hear Minh's voice say "stop" but it didn't sound like she was yelling it out to Peggy, just randomly saying stop.

    • When Kahn shows the invite card at first all it says is "howdy", then it shows "howdy howdy howdy" and a bunch of scribbles the next time it shows it.

    • In the scene where Hank is talking to Connie about the dog's Ladybird is right up next to the tree and it is close to Hank's property. A few seconds later, he is talking to Kahn and Ladybird is not behind them. Then Ladybird appears again when Doggie jumps on her. When Hank goes to take Ladybird away the tree is much further away from Hank's place then before.

    • Peggy said to Luanne that the pizza was pineapple, but when she and Hank are actually eating it, you can clearly see that it's pepperoni.

  • Quotes

    • Kahn: (Sees Hank outside his window yelling) It's that crazy red neck again. Why is he so mad? Did we do something wrong? Minh: You're the one who insulted his propane. Kahn: You're the one who made fun of Peggy Hill's monster feet.

    • Hank: Welcome to the neighborhood, Kahn (struggling with the last name) Soup-ha-nous-in-phone.
      Kahn: Just call me Kahn...I don't got all damn day.

    • Hank: uh uh, Peggy I can't go I won't not after what he said about Ladybird.
      Peggy: Oh, Hank come on. Now Minh, and I just made up, we have to go. And if you stay home people will think that you don't like Khan just because he's oriental.
      Hank: That is ridiculous I hate the man, because he's rude and nasty. Not because of what his people did to us in WWII.
      Peggy: Well I know that, but everyone else will say that Hank Hill is a racist.
      Hank: What the Hell kind of country is this where I can only hate a man if he's white.

    • Minh: (seeing Peggy's rabbit stew) God! You rednecks eat anything!

    • Peggy: Do you think my feet are too big, Hank?
      Hank: Oh no, sweetie. There's...just more of you to love.
      (Hank takes a step closer and he and Peggy are a good 12 inches apart)
      Peggy: Ow.
      (Hank looks down and realizes he stepping on her huge feet)
      Hank: Oh, sorry.

    • (furious about the jokes Minh made about how big her feet are)
      Hank: Oh, she was just kidding, honey.
      Peggy (enraged): It... it doesn't matter. You-you don't go over to a woman's house and insult her feet. You-you just don't.

    • (deleted scene)
      Hank: Dale, you're right. Their dog is gone, all gone!
      Bill: There's no leftovers?

    • Minh: Hello, dog pound? (Hank looks over) I'm looking for dog. Sweet, sweet dog. We had big barbecue and dog run out. About 20 to 25 pounds.

    • (Grabs one of Peggy's shoes)
      Minh: Wow Peggy Hill! What big feet you have. Like boat.
      Peggy: Well this is how God made me.
      (Peggy looks down at her large feet and clenches her toes in)

    • Hank: Oh, I get it, just because I'm from Texas I must be a redneck... Chinese and their damn stereotypes.

    • Bobby: So,your name is Kahn Jr.?
      Connie: Yeah. My dad wanted a boy.
      Bobby: Yeah, my dad did too.

    • Hank: Look at this recipe. It says a quarter pound chopped meat, not chopped dog.
      Dale: Dog is meat.

    • Kahn: Howdy? What is this? Howdy howdy howdy. I'm not going. Minh: Try not to piss off neighbor. We kicked out of Laos, we kicked out of Anaheim, I'm tired of running. Kahn: I could stay home with a bucket of KFC and watch Hee-Haw. Same thing.

    • Minh: (trying on Peggy's shoes) Hey, I'm like little girl playing dress-up in Mamma's shoes!

    • Hank: How many burgers do you have under your belt, Dale?
      Dale: Zero.
      Hank: How come?
      Dale: I don't eat dog.

    • Hank: So are you Chinese or Japanese?
      Kahn: I live in California last 20 year, but first come from Laos....We Laotian.
      Bill: The ocean? What ocean?
      Kahn: We are Laotian! From Laos, stupid! It's a landlocked country, in southeast Asia. It's between Vietnam and Thailand, OK? Population 4.7 million!
      Hank: So are you Chinese or Japanese?
      Kahn (in disgust): D'oh...

    • Kahn: ( reluctantly accepting a gift of propane from Hank) You honor me, by giving me gas.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Hank: (about his dog, Ladybird) She's a purebread Georgia Bloodhound. Her mama tracked down James Earl Ray.

      James Earl Ray is the man convicted of shooting and killing Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • The title is a play on the movie West Side Story. Kahn's Doggie is a West Highland White Terrier or Westie for short. The brief "romantic" interest between Doggie and Hank's (Georgia) Bloodhound Ladybird resembles the romance between two principal characters in West Side Story (Tony and Maria) and the eponymous pair Romeo and Juliet the Shakespearean starcrossed lovers who originated it all.