Hank Rutherford Hill  born April 19, is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Fox animated television series King of the Hill. He lives in the fictional town of Arlen, Texas, with his family and works as the assistant manager of a local branch of Strickland Propane. He likes to drink beer, typically Alamo brand, in the alley behind his house with his friends. He is voiced by series creator Mike Judge. When Mike Judge submitted the pilot script and drawings for King of the Hill to the Fox network, network executives advised him that Hank Hill should be younger than 49 years old, as Judge had described the character.
It centers on the Hills , a middle-class American family in the fictional city of Arlen, Texas. Patriarch and main character Hank Hill, who works as assistant manager at Strickland Propane, is the everyman and general protagonist of the series. Hank is friends with other residents on his block, especially Bill Dauterive, Dale Gribble, and Jeff Boomhauer, all of whom he has known since elementary school. The show attempts to maintain a realistic approach, seeking humor in the conventional and mundane aspects of everyday life. After pitching the pilot to Fox, Judge was paired with Greg Daniels , an experienced writer who previously worked on The Simpsons. The series debuted on the Fox network as a mid-season replacement in , quickly becoming a success.
Top definition. Hank Hill. Main character from the TV show King of the Hill. Successfully used crack as fishing bait. Hoped to sell propane and propane accessories even as a child if his grades were good enough. Has an irrational hatred of charcoal and Thatherton Fuels. Drinks as much if not more beer as Homer Simpson and Peter Griffin, but for some reason is not thought of as a alcoholic like Homer and Peter. Hank Hill was born in the ladies room at Yankee Stadium , not in Texas.
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