King of the Hill: Seasons 1 & 2 Review

King of the Hill: Seasons 1 & 2

by Dorian Lynskey |
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It seems odd that the Hills were once dismissed as Simpsons copyists. Compared to Springfield’s helter-skelter surrealism, Arlen, Texas is doggedly low-key and the animation is as flat as the landscape. Taciturn, Texan-born creator Mike Judge’s natural feel for small-town rhythms and ordinary lives makes this the truest and kindest of the post-Groening animated sitcoms. His Hank Hill, propane salesman, proud Southerner and fatigued patriarch, is the sympathetic face of Red State America.

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