List of King of The Hill Episodes - Episodes - Season 13: 2008–2010

Season 13: 2008–2010

Beginning with the episode "Lucky See, Monkey Do," King of the Hill is now shown in 720p high-definition. This is also the final season of King of the Hill. 20th Century Fox Television initially ordered 13 DABE production episodes, but decided to keep the show in production for four additional episodes (DABE14-DABE17). However, the network only aired the last of those four episodes (13 total for that production season), and confirmed it would not air the remaining four unaired episodes (DABE13-DABE16) in prime time, opting instead for syndication. These episodes premiered between May 3 and May 6, 2010, on local stations and premiered on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim line-up between May 17 and May 20, 2010, followed by the series finale (DABE17, "To Sirloin With Love") on May 21, 2010.

No. # Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
236 1 "Dia-BILL-ic Shock" Ronald Rubio Sanjay Shah September 28, 2008 (2008-09-28) CABE16
Bill, unwilling to change his sugary eating habits, is diagnosed with diabetes by a mean-spirited doctor who tells him that he is going to lose his legs. After deciding to use a wheelchair (which he really does not need), he is befriended by a rugby player named Thunder, who teaches him how to be independent, but their friendship is strained when Thunder realizes Bill is not really disabled.
237 2 "Earthly Girls are Easy" Matt Engstrom Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05) CABE17
A local paper plans to run a story about Strickland Propane illegally dumping old propane tanks into the river. Hank suggests the company go green, and when the ladies of Arlen hear of the eco-efforts made by the company, Dale decides to help out Strickland with their carbon off-sets to garner the attention of the girls. To impress the ladies, Mr. Strickland organizes an Earth benefit concert that goes wrong.
238 3 "Square-Footed Monster" Kyounghee Lim Jerry Collins October 19, 2008 (2008-10-19) CABE18
After Hank and the guys fix up the recently deceased Dotty Dwyer's house, Dotty's nephew sells the house to Ted Wassonasong. But when Ted has construction workers tear down the home to make way for a "McMansion", the Hill family and the rest of the neighborhood visit the City Council to protest the construction.
239 4 "Lost in MySpace" Tony Kluck Judah Miller & Murray Miller November 2, 2008 (2008-11-02) CABE14
To boost business, Strickland Propane creates a MySpace page despite Hank's bad feelings about the idea. Mr. Strickland gives Donna full responsibility over the page, but she fills it with personal information about the employees, leading to conflicts throughout the office. Meanwhile, Dale rents a pig to hunt truffles, loses it, and has to borrow Ladybird in order to track it down. This episode is strangely rated TV-14-DLV
240 5 "No Bobby Left Behind" Tricia Garcia Tim Croston & Chip Hall November 9, 2008 (2008-11-09) CABE15
To raise the school's grade point average as part of the No Child Left Behind program, Bobby and Joseph are put into a "special needs" class, which irks Hank, who believes his son's mediocre grades are from lack of trying. Note: Kim Wilde's "Kids In America" appears in this episode.
241 6 "A Bill Full of Dollars" Steve Robertston Dan McGrath November 16, 2008 (2008-11-16) CABE19
After losing money in the stock market, Peggy, Minh and Dale decide to study an average man (Bill) in order to find out what sells among people like him.
242 7 "Straight as an Arrow" Robin Brigstocke Tony Gama-Lobo & Rebecca May November 30, 2008 (2008-11-30) CABE20
When Bobby decides to become a member of the Order of the Straight Arrow (even though it was established that Bobby is already a member according to the season one episode "Order of the Straight Arrow"), Hank decides to get involved as well, but when he bumps heads with the Arrowmaster, who happens to be a new resident of Arlen, this stirs up trouble with Peggy, who has volunteered to serve as the Welcome Wagon representative for the town.
243 8 "Lucky See, Monkey Do" Kyounghee Lim Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh February 8, 2009 (2009-02-08) DABE01
When Peggy plans a baby shower for Luanne, Lucky invites his sister Myrna and her children to the party. Myrna has conflicting parenting information to give Luanne, and is described by Peggy as a "modern mother". After a scuffle between Myrna and Peggy on where to birth the baby, Luanne decides to do it "her way" and take Peggy's advice about going to the hospital to give birth. Meanwhile, Bill goes to Arizona to find a woman who he is attracted to after speaking with her at his favorite fast-food restaurant.
NOTE: This is the first episode of the series to air in 720p high definition.
244 9 "What Happens at the National Propane Gas Convention in Memphis Stays at the National Propane Gas Convention in Memphis" Ronald Rubio Jim Dauterive February 15, 2009 (2009-02-15) DABE02
When Buck Strickland is invited to the National Propane Gas Convention as the newest inductee into the Propane Hall of Flame, he asks Hank to accompany him. Although Hank is honored, he quickly realizes his primary responsibility will be babysitting Buck and preventing him from getting into trouble. Hank's job is made that much more difficult when Buck meets his illegitimate son Ray Roy (guest voice Diedrich Bader) at the convention and stays out late carousing with him.
245 10 "Master of Puppets" Tony Kluck Blake McCormick March 1, 2009 (2009-03-01) DABE03
When Hank and Peggy forget to pick up Bobby at the mall, Bobby begins using emotional blackmail to get them to do whatever he wants. Meanwhile, Dale emulates Survivorguy (a parody of Survivorman) by camping out in the backyard.
246 11 "Bwah My Nose" Jeff Myers Judah Miller & Murray Miller March 8, 2009 (2009-03-08) DABE04
During a football game practice for an upcoming rematch, Bill breaks Hank's nose. After trying to live with the injury, Hank reluctantly gets plastic surgery... and becomes hung up on his looks.
247 12 "Uncool Customer" Tricia Garcia Christy Stratton March 15, 2009 (2009-03-15) DABE05
After Peggy finds out that she is not cool, she befriends one of Arlen's most glamorous and coolest moms in an effort to learn how to be cool. Bobby finds himself enchanted by her daughter. Hank finds a restaurant that sells delicious meatloaf sandwiches, but cannot get used to its seating arrangements.
248 13 "Nancy Does Dallas" Michael Loya Tony Gama-Lobo & Rebecca May March 22, 2009 (2009-03-22) DABE06
Nancy moves to Dallas after landing a job as a reporter for a metropolitan news station and back-stabs her way to the top. Meanwhile, Dale conducts a hare-brained experiment by turning the house into an igloo.
249 14 "Born Again on the Fourth of July" Ken Wong Erin Ehrlich April 19, 2009 (2009-04-19) DABE07
Hank gets involved in a neighborhood war over Independence Day decorations, and Bobby discovers that his apathy over neighborhood pride is what's tearing the neighborhood apart.
250 15 "Serves Me Right for Giving General George S. Patton the Bathroom Key" Steve Robertson Tim Croston & Chip Hall April 26, 2009 (2009-04-26) DABE08
Hank receives a special delivery of his recently deceased father's personal belongings, including a list of bizarre final requests—one of which calls for Hank to flush Cotton's ashes in the toilet of a bar once used by General George S. Patton. Meanwhile, Dale and Bill bicker over an empty beer can Dale discarded in Bill's yard and will not pick up.
251 16 "Bad News Bill" Ronald Rubio Dave Schiff May 3, 2009 (2009-05-03) DABE10
When Hank tries to be realistic about Bobby's below-average baseball abilities, he is vilified by Bobby's over-enthusiastic Little League coach, who only wants to set Bobby up for disappointment. Meanwhile, Bill is hired as the head of the baseball field's snack counter.
252 17 "Manger Baby Einstein" Kyounghee Lim Sanjay Shah May 10, 2009 (2009-05-10) DABE09
While adjusting to her new career and life as a mom, Luanne resurrects her Manger Baby puppets and, with help from John Redcorn, starts a series of direct-to-DVD educational shows, but risks selling out when the franchise grows stale and other entertainers line up to take her place. Meanwhile, Dale writes a children's book about a lost bullet wanting to get home to find its gun.
NOTE: Final appearance of John Redcorn.
253 18 "Uh-oh, Canada" Tony Kluck Jerry Collins May 17, 2009 (2009-05-17) DABE11
When Boomhauer decides to house-swap with the Huskins, a Canadian family, for the duration of the summer, Hank and the Rainey St. regulars find themselves putting up with the neighbo(u)rs from hell. Meanwhile, Boomhauer romances a French-Canadian woman. Mira Sorvino guest stars.
254 19 "The Boy Can't Help It" Jeff Myers Dan McGrath September 13, 2009 (2009-09-13) DABE12
Bobby becomes quite the ladies' man when several girls in his class consider him a potential date for the Homecoming dance, but Hank is worried that Bobby is being used. Meanwhile, Hank and the guys try to put together the ultimate homeless person's shopping cart.
255 20 "To Sirloin with Love" Kyounghee Lim Jim Dauterive, Tony Gama-Lobo, Rebecca May & Christy Stratton September 13, 2009 (2009-09-13) DABE17
Series finale. Hank discovers that Bobby has a talent for inspecting and distinguishing cuts of meat, and puts Bobby on a meat-inspecting team run by Heimlich County's community college.
256 21 "The Honeymooners" Tricia Garcia Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh May 3, 2010 (2010-05-03)
May 17, 2010 (2010-05-17) (Adult Swim)
Hank is shocked when his mother announces she is marrying a man she has only known for a few weeks. Soon after, the newlyweds celebrate by purchasing an RV and heading to Hank's. When Hank's mom and new stepdad have a heated argument, she takes off with the RV and Hank is left to rescue his mother once again.
257 22 "Bill Gathers Moss" Michael Loya Aron Abrams & Gregory Thompson May 4, 2010 (2010-05-04)
May 18, 2010 (2010-05-18) (Adult Swim)
Bill decides to take in roommates, and Hank fears it will lead to disaster. Meanwhile, Bobby and Joseph go ghost hunting at their school.
258 23 "When Joseph Met Lori, and Made Out with Her in the Janitor's Closet" Ken Wong Sanjay Shah May 5, 2010 (2010-05-05)
May 19, 2010 (2010-05-19) (Adult Swim)
After getting into an argument with Joseph about the girl he has been dating, Dale attempts to give Joseph the "sex talk" but fails to, and takes a test claiming he has "dementia" leading to him joining a mental home, but then realizes he has to get out before Joseph and Lori go "all the way".
259 24 "Just Another Manic Kahn-Day" Steve Robertson & Jack Perkins Jennifer Barrow May 6, 2010 (2010-05-06) (final episode)
May 20, 2010 (2010-05-20) (Adult Swim)
Hank advises Kahn not to pick up his medication at the pharmacy, until he realizes that Kahn needs his medication to curb his manic-depression. Meanwhile, Bobby tries to find the humor in a "Raymond J. Johnson, Jr." comedy record after his parents and other adults claim it is funny.

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