King of the Hill episode

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  1. PamelaOC

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    The King of the Hill episode "Suite Smell of Excess" (season 12, episode 1) really shows the quirks and silliness of football DWFs. It also really hits home in showing how "conservatives" can toss their values aside in the name of supporting "their" team, with the normally ultra-levelheaded Hank acting like a nut. Ironically, the teams involved - Texas and Nebraska - were shown in the cartoon as much whiter than they really are.

    I'd highly recommend watching the episode - it gets in jabs at so many of the annoying little things about modern football. "Everyone's a VIP at Alamo Field!" "Better make it a 20." The beer-sniffing. Peggy watching the game at home and destroying the TV when Texas unexpectedly loses while Luanne cowers in a corner - that had me ROFL
     
  2. Freethinker

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    I'm a fan of the show though I have not seen that particular episode. Mike Judge is the creator and he's definitely "awake" to alot of what's wrong with modern society. He's also done Office Space, Idiocracy and Beavis & Butthead. All of which do a good job of illustrating different ills of modern, or future if we continue down the path we're on, society.

    I recall seeing an episode of Beavis & Butthead (during the show's reboot a few years ago) where the 2 characters discover infowars.com and learn 9-11 was an inside job. I thought that was interesting and then more recently Mike Judge did an interview with Alex Jones. He's a compelling and smart guy and the interview (easy to find on youtube) was a good watch.
     
  3. Thrashen

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    I’ve noticed plenty of noxious filth on “King of the Hill.”

    1) The most obvious example is the featherhead (“John Redcorn”) who impregnated the wife of a white character (“Dale”). Dale unknowingly raises the kid (“Joseph”) as his son, which is a “joke” in nearly every episode. The featherhead is presented as handsome, noble, strong, tough, sexual, and mystical…while Dale is dumb, paranoid, schizophrenic, pathetic, and hasn’t had sex with his wife (“Nancy”) in years. The featherhead, John Redcorn, is constantly sneaking in and out of windows to have sex with Dale’s wife. The logical question is that if he’s so “tough,” why doesn’t he just claim the white whore for himself and beat Dale to a pulp?

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    2) Hank’s son, “Bobby,” is fat, short, small, unhealthy, out-of-shape, a putrid athlete, has exclusively-feminine hobbies, and is a borderline homosexual. The half-feather kid, Joseph, is always presented as a superior athlete to Bobby and (like his father compared to Dale), he’s bigger, stronger, and more masculine. There is an episode in which both boys join the football team and Joseph is amazing while Bobby quits like a p-ssy. Of course, he's constantly exploring his feminine side...

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    3) Aside from the white female / male featherhead pairing, Bobby dates a Laotian girl (“Connie”), and she, too, is better than him by every conceivable measure. She much smarter, tougher (she even beat him in a wrestling match), and generally treats him poorly. Of course, she also makes Bobby feel inferior in other ways...

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    4) Speaking of Laotians, Hank’s neighbor, “Kahn,” is constantly out-witting and insulting Hank and exclusively refers to him and his friends as “Hillbillies” and “Rednecks.”

    5) Hank’s wife, “Peggy,” is a fanatical Female Supremacist, constantly challenging everything he says and turning it in to some “gender war.” In addition to her constant hen-pecking, she also babies their son, Bobby, essentially raising him like a girl. Peggy is a hardcore liberal.

    6) There is an episode in which Chris Rock does the voice of a black comedian telling anti-white jokes. He ruthlessly makes fun of Hank and takes Bobby (who doesn’t care that some *** is making fun of his dad) “under his wing.” From the script...

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    7) There is an episode venerating featherheads that features some of the most vile “white guilt” dialog you’ll ever hear on TV…

    The show did have some funny moments and it wasn’t all bad. As far as Mike Judge, I’m not sure what kind of “conservative” mind would dream up so many anti-white, Marxist story lines…I suppose a “modern conservative,” someone who hopes to “conserve” the toxic ideals of today’s wretched world.
     
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    I've never been able to watch that show for the reason you gave in #1. The characterizations of white people are contemptible.
     
  5. Average American

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    There's also another one that I thought provided a coupla' DWF-denigrating laughs.. It was about a former bench-warming Dallas Cowboy who had one bright moment in his pro career (he blocked a kick).. who moved into Hank's neighborhood.
    Hank and his crew all drooled over their new neighbor & retired kick-blocker (Big Willie Lane), & allowed Lane to treat themselves all like garbage.. It kinda ridiculed the mentality of worshipping athletes, even the most obnoxious ones..

    I've never really felt Judge has a political agenda; he's skilled at evenly depicting the everyday absurdities of life.. and doesn't provide the typical cover/apologia for the absurdities of Liberals (see his series- The Goode Family)
     
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    Sorry, you would have to be Hank Hill not to see Judge's agenda. King of the Hill is classic cultural marxism, convincing white people to laugh at themselves while trying to seem like you are on their side, denigrating our culture and race with a laugh. It's the modern version of All in the Family. Sure it's funny sometimes, how else could they sell it to gullible white sheeple?

    I can't stand the show. It's cringe inducing, from the Dale characters embarrassing cuckolding to Hank Hill's absurd naivete, and the endless parade of pro minority pandering, noble indians, brilliant asians, and every white person portrayed as a loser. "Conservative" TV at it's best I guess.
     
  7. Average American

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    Jax, I'm not gonna try and sell you on the show.. Humor is subjective. But I don't think the main protagonist (Hank) is depicted as a 'loser'. Ultimately I think Judge depicts Hank as an honest man & loving father (with harmless idiosyncrasies)..
    Judge doesn't depict the Asian neighbor as uniquely noble either.. there have been a number of story lines where Khan is shown as a greedy, scheming, insecure elitist. I think Judge is pretty even-handed in showing the funny aspects of everyday life..

    What is your standard for not being a White cultural Marxist (?) Zero self-effacing humor (?) The show was never presented as Conservative I don't think.
     
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    Like most "comedies" on TV, this one is largely gutter trash. I don't watch them.
     
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    I think this is closer to the broad reality of Mike Judge, than a politicized Judge..

    Everything on tv is crasser than previous generations.. Mike Judge started with a Beavis & Butthead short that was about typical stupid, crass kids (Frog Baseball).. I don't think it was inaccurate, most teenaged kids are stupid & crass, but the barometer for decency had moved enough by the early-90s, for it to be on cable tv.. Now it would be ok for regular broadcast tv.. same with the stuff on 'King of the Hill'.. Story lines about open adultery, the episode where they used crack as bait.. a White pimp voiced by SnoppDogg/Lion.. most of that wouldn't have been okayed by censors back in the day bcuz it is base and deviant.. but I don't think Judge is pushing a cultural advocacy for those things; he's an equal opportunity satirist reflecting the stupid society we live in(?) The Indian character referenced earlier in the thread (Redcorn), is a grimy, barely-employed, home-wrecker.. who lives in a trailer. (not really the depiction of a noble minority). But someone else might know more about Judge's politics..

    And I'm probably in the minority here, but I liked Beavis&Butthead, and K.O.T.H..
     
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    In the interview with Alex Jones, Judge says he was raised by Liberal parents in Austin, Texas but that he doesn't affiliate with either party.

    I'll take your side on this one Average American, I liked the show. I'll also acknowledge that Thrashen and others raise some good points and that King of the Hill has had some cringe worthy moments. Judge is certainly no White Nationalist or race realist but I think he does do a good job of lampooning many absurdities in America.

    Hank is the main character and whether Judge did so intentionally or not, he's the one most people relate to. A modern day Archie Bunker perhaps? You really feel for Hank as he's forced to deal with his henpecking wife, Peggy. The way they crafted her character, there is no possible way she was designed to be "likeable". She's a bitch.

    Bobby is an obnoxious, whinny, faggotty loser. Hank is always trying to toughen him up and "set him straight" but to no avail. I'm sure there are many fathers in this country like Hank who's son is some limp-wrist who fails to follow in his father's image. This makes me always sympathize with Hank.

    The other minor minority characters, like others mentioned, are flawed too. John Redcorn is a deadbeat, plan and simple. That seems to parallel reality when it comes to Natives in this country. Khan is an unlikeable, ******* neighbor. His use of "hillbilly" and "redneck" makes him look like a bigoted racist. Poor Hank that he has to live next to this jerk.

    Annoying wife, limp-wristed son (son-in-law) and uppity minority neighbor. Hank Hill really is the new Archie Bunker.
     

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