3 DVD

King Of The Hill - Season 1

Model: 24894SDO

SKU: 155223 Product ID: 736366

Format - 3 DVD

Genre - TV Animation

Rating - M

Release Date - 15/03/06

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    Hank Hill is an old fashioned, hardworking, beer drinking man who is trying to live in a modern Texas world. His wife is opinionated, his son is a disappointment, his friends are losers, and his Father is oppressive. But through it all, Hank keeps a level head, a strong sense of morality, and by doing so keeps himself "King of the Hill." Pull up a chair and join Hank, his family and his neighbours for a beerdrinking, BBQ-ing good time with the hilarious first season of King Of The Hill! Episodes: Pilot Square Peg The Order of the Straight Arrow Hank's Got the Willies Luanne's Saga Hank's Unmentionable Problem Peggy the Boggle Champ Keeping Up with Our Joneses King of the Ant Hill Plastic White Female Special Features: Featurette - The Making Of King Of The Hill Audio Commentaries Deleted Scenes The Do's And Don'ts Of King Of The Hill - Still Gallery Alternate Ending

Details

    Film Genre - TV Animation

    Label - 20th Century Fox

    Audio - English (Dolby Digital 2.0)

    Aspect Ratio - 1.33:1

    Region Coding - 4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - M

    Year of Release - 1997

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Slice-of-life Family Comedy King of the Hill is a criminally underrated slice-of-life satirical comedy about the lives of the Hill family and their family, friends and neighbours in the heart of the fictional town of Arlen, Texas. Drier than its contemporaries (it originally aired alongside The Simpsons, Futurama, Family Guy and American Dad on FOX in the U.S.), the series takes enough liberties of its animated format without succumbing to excessively cartoonish tomfoolery that live action programmes are so often guilty of doing. The series is purely character driven, allowing the idiosyncrasies of the various personalities drive the otherwise mundane storylines, and once the nuances of the characters "click", you'll find the series to be so much funnier and endearing as it presses on. I remember upon my first viewing of the series that I had laughed until I cried by the time I had reached the fifth episode. Of course, most viewers won't have a similar reaction as my sense of humour is drier than most, but King of the Hill is certainly deserving of your attention, if nothing else but as an alternative to the more in-your-face, "laugh at our jokes!"-style humour that is so pervasive in Hollywood nowadays. If you enjoy character-driven stories that are grounded in reality (looking at you high-school anime fans!), then I'm confident that you will love King of the Hill.
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