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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #330 on: June 29, 2016, 12:15:53 PM »
I thought John K hated clever writing as opposed to physical gags, non-rubbery animation, and simplistic character designs? Because KOTH is all those things he's ranted about.
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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #331 on: June 29, 2016, 02:59:18 PM »
Right? Go figure.

He's a big fan of Beavis and Butthead, and apparently really likes KOTH "when Judge's influence is evident".
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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #332 on: July 25, 2016, 05:40:04 PM »
I went to another MovieStop before it closed, and guess what I found there- season 11 for $6!

It's nice to own of the later seasons. If only I could have found the other sets for this cheap.
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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #333 on: August 26, 2016, 02:06:07 PM »
Still can't believe it's been almost 3 years since KOTH was taken off of Netflix.....and that at this point in 2016, it isn't streaming on any of the "big 3". You'd think Hulu would've at least made a play for it by now.

I appreciate the fact that it's finally on DVD (and I'm slowly getting caught up), but after having lived in small apartments these past few years I've really come to appreciate the minimalistic approach of streaming. I've been a supporter of physical media for years, but I think as I'm becoming less materialistic as I've gotten older, it doesn't mean as much to me as it used to.

Oh, but I'd absolutely love a "complete series" set of this though. That'd be worth the price of double-dipping.

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Re: King of the Hill
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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #335 on: August 10, 2017, 05:06:22 PM »
I hope not. It had a good ending and ended exactly where it needed to.
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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #336 on: August 10, 2017, 08:33:11 PM »
Problem is a lot of fans didn't want to let it go. All it will take is enough of them together to chime in to convince the suits its a good idea.



Personally, I liked the show despite never being an avid watcher of it and still haven't seen the final seasons. But I'm not sure how this will do, especially with Brittany Murphy's tragic death necessitating Luanne getting recast.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #337 on: August 10, 2017, 11:21:32 PM »
They could always just have Luanne and Lucky relocate. She's not as important of a character as the Hills, Dale, Bill, Boomhauer, or even Buck and the Souphanousinphones, at least not near the end of the run.

But really, I don't want this either. The show ended at a good time and in a good place. Instead, Fox could do us good by putting the show back on Netflix.
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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #338 on: August 12, 2017, 04:21:39 PM »
As much as I like KOTH, it had a good run. They could still make some great episodes out of it, but even so not everything needs to be brought back.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #339 on: August 12, 2017, 05:05:56 PM »
I'd be interested in more KOTH just to see how the show would work in today's time. The show often had a bipartisan approach to society and life, as it was meant to satirize middle-aged Texans and their conservative values while taking a very skeptical view on liberal ideas (like that episode where Bobby and his friends learned to feel guilt for their ancestors' crimes, but it's portrayed as annoying and Hank's telling him to stop it). So I wonder how modern day politics would affect the show's writing.

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Re: King of the Hill
« Reply #340 on: August 12, 2017, 05:26:16 PM »
KOTH's thoughtful neutrality would certainly be refreshing in an increasingly polarized political climate Looking at how has the Trump presidency has affected life for regular folk in Arlen would be interesting, especially in regards to Hank trying to teach an easily-impressionable Bobby what it means to be a good person.