Animated Series 1997. Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels. Starring Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Segall Adlon, Brittany Murphy, Johnny Hardwick, Stephen Root and Toby Huss.
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Total Records: 145 - Medium: ANIMATED SERIES
Record Name
1The 9th Dimension BookstoreBBBRetailBookstores

The 9th Dimension Bookstore
New Age bookstore.

2ABC Insulation Company BBBMaintenance ServicesHome Maintenance Services

ABC Insulation Company
Insulation company in Arlen. Manager: Mr. Lewis.

3Abracapasta BBBDiningRestaurants

Magic themed restaurant in Arlen.

4The Accidental TobacconistBBBTobaccoTobacco Products

The Accidental Tobacconist
Shop in the Austinental Hotel's lobby.

5Advanced Hairstyling Theory BBBLiteratureTextbooks

Advanced Hairstyling Theory
Book Luann reads.

6Alamo Beer BBBBeverage ProductsBeer

Alamo Beer
Popular beer brand in Arlen, Texas.

7All-America High BBBEducationHigh Schools

All-America High
High school that Jerry Popper's ventriloquist dummy attended. Jerry Popper: You can't just put your hand inside his body. You've got to get inside his head. Who is Chip Block? I'll tell you. He's the best athlete ever to attend All-America High. Every boy wants to be his pal. Every girl wants to be his gal. But I'm sorry, ladies. He's saving it for marriage.

8AM PM Sports BBBRetailSporting Goods Stores

AM PM Sports

9Arlen Beauty Academy BBBEducationVocational Schools

Arlen Beauty Academy
Beauty school featuring instructor Ms. Kremzer where Luanne Platter attends when she aspires to be a hair stylist, only to drop out and later enroll at Arlen Community College.

10Arlen Bus Depot BBBTransportationBus Lines

Arlen Bus Depot
Bus depot in Arlen.

11The Arlen BystanderBBBPeriodicalsNewspapers

The Arlen Bystander
Local newspaper, from various episodes.

12Arlen Community CollegeBBBEducationColleges

Arlen Community College
Local college in Arlen, from various episodes.

13Arlen Courier BBBPeriodicalsNewspaper Couriers

Arlen Courier
Local newspaper in Arlen.

14Arlen First MethodistBBBReligionChurches

Arlen First Methodist
Methodist church in Arlen that the Hill family attends, from various episodes.

15Arlen Gun Club BBBWeaponsGun Stores

Arlen Gun Club
Public gun club in Arlen. Dale Gribble is the elected president.

16Arlen High SchoolBBBEducationHigh Schools

Arlen High School
Local high school in Arlen, Texas.

17Arlen MallBBBRetailShopping Centers

Arlen Mall
Local shopping mall in Arlen, Texas.

18Arlen University BBBEducationUniversities

Arlen University
Hank brings the Native American artifacts he finds in his yard to Professor Lerner at Arlen University.

19Arlen Vision Center BBBHealthcareOptometry

Arlen Vision Center
Optometry clinic.

20ArmadillosBBBSportsSchool Mascots

Arlen High School mascot.

21Austinental Hotel BBBTravelHotels

Austinental Hotel
Fancy 13 floor hotel featuring valet parking, a glass elevator, a lobby restaurant offering the best fajitas in town, a tobacco shop, a florist shop, and a lounge where Jerry Thomas plays piano.

22Bacon 'N Waffles BBBDiningDiners

Bacon 'N Waffles
Diner in Arlen where Hank has lunch with John Redcorn.

23A Better You BBBHealthcarePlastic Surgery

A Better You
Plastic surgery center where Dale takes Nancy to get a facelift.

24Blue Bonnet Creamery BBBDiningIce Cream Parlors

Blue Bonnet Creamery
Ice cream parlor located in Arlen.

25Buddhism for Dummies BBBLiteratureBooks

Buddhism for Dummies
The junior monk hands Bobby a book called "Buddhism for Dummies", though the book more closely resembles the similar "Idiot's Guide to..." series.

26Bull Plus BBBTechnology ProductsElectronics

Bull Plus
Machine used to inseminate cows at the United Dairy Milk Conglomerate, where Hank takes Bobby to learn about sex.

27Cane and the Stubborn Stains BBBMusicMusicians

Cane and the Stubborn Stains
Band played by real life musicians Green Day.

28Channel 84BBBCinemaTV Stations

Channel 84
Arlen, Texas. Where Nancy Gribble is a local weatherperson.

29CheapskatesBBBAmusementSkating Rinks

The local skating rink.

30Cover to Cover Books BBBRetailBookstores

Cover to Cover Books

31Dale's Dead BugBBBMaintenance ServicesPest Control Services

Dale's Dead Bug
Dales exterminating service.

32Dance PartyBBBMediaVideo Games

Dance Party
Dance Dance Revolution type game.

33DJ Spaz BBBRadioRadio Programs

DJ Spaz

34Drugs 4 Less BBBRetailDrugstores

Drugs 4 Less

35Eat Wells BBBFood StoresCandy Stores

Eat Wells
Hank: "Eat Wells". "Sugar-Free Low-Fat Fun Bars. Peggy, that stuff isn't for trick-or-treaters, it's for diabetics."

36Econo-Suites BBBTravelLodging

Hotel/Motel located in Arlen, Texas.

37Everwood Country Club BBBEntertainmentPrivate Clubs

Everwood Country Club
Country club.

38Flowers of Time BBBCinemaMovies

Flowers of Time
Chick flick starring Charlton Heston and Ethan Hawke as father and son.

39Foto Phast BBBServicesPhotography Services

Foto Phast
Film processing store in Arlen where Luann's boyfriend Zach works.

40Frozen Cow Creamery BBBDiningIce Cream Parlors

Frozen Cow Creamery
Ice cream parlor in Arlen, parody of Cold Stone Creamery.

41Get in Get OutBBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Get in Get Out
Convenience store chain in Arlen, from various episodes.

42GoobersmoochesBBBDiningFast Food

Burger restaurant in Arlen, parody of Fuddruckers.

43Guatemalica Beer BBBBeverage ProductsBeer

Guatemalica Beer
Beer brand.

44H. Dumpty's BBBApparelClothing Stores

H. Dumpty's
Children's plus size clothing store.

45Hallelujah Club BBBReligionReligious Organizations

Hallelujah Club
Religious Junie Harper tries to make Bobby join her Hallelujah Club.

46Hallelujah House BBBAmusementAmusement Parks

Hallelujah House
Junie Harper's "righteous alternative" to wicked haunted houses.

47Handley Brothers Automotive Repair BBBVehiclesAutomotive Services

Handley Brothers Automotive Repair
Also known as Handley Bros., an automotive repair shop in Arlen.

48Hank Hell's Haunted House BBBAmusementAmusement Parks

Hank Hell's Haunted House
Hank and his buddies work on constructing a haunted house for the local school.

49Harlen County Airport BBBTransportationAirports

Harlen County Airport
Airport in Arlen County.

50Hashaway Fixtures BBBHome FurnishingHome Furnishing Stores

Hashaway Fixtures
Bathroom fixtures company, the exclusive supplier of Lo-Flo toilets to the water company.

51Heimlich 18 BBBCinemaMovies

Heimlich 18
Movie theater in Arlen.

52Hotel Arlen BBBTravelHotels

Hotel Arlen
Hotel in Arlen that once served as not only a hotel, but also a brothel. By 1997, it was a legitimate hotel.

53Hotel Arlington BBBTravelHotels

Hotel Arlington
Hotel in Arlington, Texas.

54Jack's Barber ShopBBBBeauty CareBarber Shops

Jack's Barber Shop
Hank's barber, from various episodes.

55Jerry Popper and Chip Block BBBAmusementVentriloquists

Jerry Popper and Chip Block
Ventriloquist act.

56King Kone BBBDiningIce Cream Parlors

King Kone
Ice cream parlor n Arlen, similar to Dairy Queen.

57La Grunta Inn and Resort BBBTravelInns

La Grunta Inn and Resort
Where Dale takes Nancy for her 40th birthday.

58La Leche de Sol BBBPersonal CareHygiene Products

La Leche de Sol
The face cream that Luanne gives to Nancy.

59Lane Pratley Cadillac Hyundai BBBVehiclesVehicle Dealerships

Lane Pratley Cadillac Hyundai
Car dealership owned by Lane Pratley.

60Language Camp at Middlebury BBBYouth ServicesYouth Camps

Language Camp at Middlebury
Camp Connie mentions: lt's not as much fun as that ad makes it look.

61The Learning Annex BBBEducationHigher Education

The Learning Annex
Building in Arlen where educational classes are taught.

62Liquor Trunk BBBFood StoresLiquor Stores

Liquor Trunk
After Peggy gives up on her bookstore, Hank puts a "Out of Business" sign on the window and has a brief conversation with the new owner who is shown hanging up a sign that reads "Coming Soon: Liquor Trunk".

63The Loveliness of Woman BBBLiteratureBooks

The Loveliness of Woman
The book of flower pictures that Peggy's mother gave her to teach her about sex.

64Luanne PlatterBBBMenuMenu Items

Luanne Platter
Menu item at Luly's Cafeteria named after the "Lu Ann Platter" at the real life Texas restaurant Luby's Cafeteria.

65Lubbock's Very Big Shoes BBBApparelFootwear

Lubbock's Very Big Shoes
Shoe store in Lubbock owned by Brock. "Fashions For The Large Footed Lady"


Luby's parody.

67Luly's Cafeteria BBBDiningCafes and Delis

Luly's Cafeteria
Cafeteria-style restaurant in Arlen with several kinds of ketchup and catsup. Parody of Texas restaurant Luby's.

68The Magic Pan BBBDiningRestaurants

The Magic Pan
French style restaurant in Arlen which specializes in sandwiches and crepes.

69The Male Sex Organ BBBLiteratureBooks

The Male Sex Organ
Sexual education book.

70Manitoba Cigarettes BBBTobaccoCigarettes

Manitoba Cigarettes
Dale smokes Manitoba Cigarettes.

71Manitoba Tobacco Company BBBTobaccoTobacco Products

Manitoba Tobacco Company
Tobacco corporation that Dale sues.

72Maria's Pasta and Pizza BBBDiningPizza Parlors

Maria's Pasta and Pizza
Italian restaurant located in Arlen.

73Matchmaker 500 BBBTechnology ProductsElectronics

Matchmaker 500
Machine used to inseminate cows at the United Dairy Milk Conglomerate, where Hank takes Bobby to learn about sex.

74Mega Lo Diapers BBBPersonal CareHygiene Products

Mega Lo Diapers
Store brand diapers sold at Mega Lo Mart.

75Mega Lo Mart BBBRetailDepartment Stores

Mega Lo Mart
Giant department store in Arlen. Hank is not a big fan.

76The Morning Dog Pound BBBRadioRadio Programs

The Morning Dog Pound
Morning radio talk show that Peggy mentions: "Bobby, the reason people weren't laughing is not because you weren't funny, it was because they didn't know they were supposed to laugh. You are as funny as Wacky and Steve on Power-100, or even that Morning Dog Pound. The only thing that separates you from them is... a cowbell."

77Nursing Home Follies BBBEntertainmentTheater Productions

Nursing Home Follies
Bobby's variety show at Garrity & Sons Nursing Home, where he meets ventriloquist Jerry Popper.

78Omega House BBBEducationSororities

Omega House
Cult disguised as a female sorority.

79Paige Turner's Books BBBRetailBookstores

Paige Turner's Books
Where Peggy takes her new hooker friend to buy her a copy of Michael Crichton's Congo.

80Papa Capone's BBBDiningFast Food

Papa Capone's
Fast food Italian restaurant at the airport.

81Passages Health Food Market BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Passages Health Food Market
Health food store in Arlen.

82Peggy's Sugarfoots BBBDiningRestaurants

Peggy's Sugarfoots
Originally just "Sugarfoots", the Strickland family restaurant in Arlen, Texas, briefly owned by Hank, and Peggy, when Peggy renamed it.

83Peggy's World of Books (and Guns) BBBRetailBookstores

Peggy's World of Books (and Guns)
Peggy guys a bookstore and lets Dale sell guns out of the basement, but only if his customers buy a book with every gun.

84Phunny Phone Jerks BBBMusicMusic Products

Phunny Phone Jerks
Bobby's comedy CD of prank phone calls based on toilet humor.

85Pickup Truck Heaven BBBVehiclesVehicle Dealerships

Pickup Truck Heaven
Vehicle dealership that Hank and Bobby visit.

86Pig 106BBBRadioRadio Stations

Pig 106
Home of Wacky & Steve.

87Pink and WhiteBBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Pink and White
Supermarket in Arlen.

88Pizza Joe's BBBDiningPizza Parlors

Pizza Joe's
Pizza parlor in Arlen.

89Play Police Set BBBToysCostumes

Play Police Set

90Pro PainBBBMediaVideo Games

Pro Pain
Grand Theft Auto parody.

91Propane Calendar 1997 BBBGoodsOffice Products

Propane Calendar 1997
Calendar on Hank's wall.

92Rattlesnakes BBBDiningRestaurants

Southwestern themed restaurant in Arlen.

93Real Stories of the Highway Patrol BBBTelevisionTV Shows-Reality

Real Stories of the Highway Patrol
Reality TV show that Luanne mentions in the story about her parents fighting.

94Shelwyn's BBBRetailDepartment Stores

High end department store in Arlen.

95Show Biz Deli BBBFood StoresButcher Shops

Show Biz Deli
New York-style deli at the Arlen Mall.

96Show Biz Sushi BBBDiningRestaurants

Show Biz Sushi
Asian Restaurant that replaces the Show Biz Deli.

97Smiley's Ice Cream and Pizza Parlor BBBDiningIce Cream Parlors

Smiley's Ice Cream and Pizza Parlor
Combination Ice cream parlor and pizza parlor in Arlen.

98Starlight Lounge BBBNightlifeLounges

Starlight Lounge

99Stems N' Seeds BBBRetailSmoke Shops

Stems N' Seeds
Headshop in Arlen that sponsors Bobby in a rose contest.

100Strickland PropaneBBBCorporationsFuel Companies

Strickland Propane
Buck Strickland's propane and propane accessories supplier in Arlen where Hank works.


Sugarfoot's is the Strickland family restaurant in Arlen, Texas.

102Sugarfoot's ExpressBBBDiningRestaurants

Sugarfoot's Express
Strickland family restaurant in Arlen.

103Summer Comedy Camp BBBYouth ServicesYouth Camps

Summer Comedy Camp
Bobby wants to attend a comedy summer camp, but Hank vetoes the idea and arranges for him to work at Strickland Propane instead.

104Texas Propane Dealers Association BBBOrganizationsProfessional Organizations

Texas Propane Dealers Association
Texas professional organization.

105Thatherton FuelsBBBCorporationsFuel Companies

Thatherton Fuels
Rival of Strickland Propane.

106That's Amore RistoranteBBBDiningRestaurants

That's Amore Ristorante
Romantic Italian restaurant in Arlen, Texas.

107Thrash Rats BBBMusicMusicians

Thrash Rats

108Thrift Store BBBRetailDiscount Stores

Thrift Store
Generic thrift store in Arlen.

109Tom Landry Middle SchoolBBBEducationMiddle Schools

Tom Landry Middle School
Bobby's school in Arlen, from various episodes.

110Tom Landry Middle School LonghornsBBBSportsSchool Mascots

Tom Landry Middle School Longhorns
Bobby's elementary school mascot.

111Twisty's Pretzel's BBBFood StoresBakeries

Twisty's Pretzel's
Fast food restaurant at the airport.

112United Dairy Milk Conglomerate BBBFood IndustriesFarms

United Dairy Milk Conglomerate
Where Hank takes Bobby to learn about sex.

113Ventriloquism with Jerry Popper and Chip... BBBLiteratureInstructional Books

Ventriloquism with Jerry Popper and Chip Block
Book by ventriloquist Jerry Popper.

114Wacky & Steve BBBRadioRadio Programs

Wacky & Steve
Morning radio talk show that Peggy mentions: "Bobby, the reason people weren't laughing is not because you weren't funny, it was because they didn't know they were supposed to laugh. You are as funny as Wacky and Steve on Power-100, or even that Morning Dog Pound. The only thing that separates you from them is... a cowbell."

115Want-a Burger BBBDiningBurger Joints

Want-a Burger
Burger chain in Arlen.

116Westview Elementary BBBEducationElementary Schools

Westview Elementary
Bumper sticker Peggy reads: "My child is on the honor roll at Westview Elementary." Peggy: "Oh, yeah? Well, my child is God to billions of Asians!"

117Wildcats BBBSportsBaseball Teams

Baseball team Bobby's team goes up against. Hank asks him if he's ready to kick some Wildcat butt.

118Wok on In BBBDiningRestaurants

Wok on In
Chinese restaurant at the airport.

119The Wonder of ... Sexual Expression BBBLiteratureBooks

The Wonder of ... Sexual Expression
Book Peggy reads to prepare to teach sexual education at Bobby's school.

120December 19, 1996 Dates20th Century: 90sEvents

December 19, 1996
Date of J. Brown's book report that Peggy grades.

121Arlen MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Setting. Small town in Texas.

122Arlen County MapGeographic AreasCounties

Arlen County
Texas county where the city of Arlen is located.

123Casa LindaMapResidential CommunitiesApartment and Condos

Casa Linda
An apartment complex in Arlen where Gayle lives with Debbie, and where Buck stays after Liz kicks him out of the house, from various episodes.

124Fort Blanda Army Base MapStructuresMilitary Bases

Fort Blanda Army Base
Local Army Base where Bill Dauterive works.

125Garrity and Sons Nursing Home MapResidential CommunitiesRetirement Communities

Garrity and Sons Nursing Home
Nursing home where Jerry Popper lives.

126Heimlich CountyMapGeographic AreasCounties

Heimlich County
Texas county that contains the town of Arlen. Originally Arlen County.

127Rainey Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Rainey Street
The Hills live at 84 Rainey Street. When Hank builds a new dog house for Lady Bird that Bobby moves into, the address for the dog house, also known as Barkingham Palace, is 84 1/2 Rainey Street.

128Redneck City MapUrban AreasCities-Joke

Redneck City
Joke the child welfare worker makes about the Hill's neighborhood in Arlen.


Bill: You have been kicked in the testicles!

130Bobby Hill OtherQuotesQuotes

Bobby Hill
Bobby Hill: I like it the way it is. That's why it is the way it is.


Boomhauer: Yeah man, I tell ya what, man. That dang ol' Internet, man. You just go on there and point and click. Talk about W-W-dot-W-com. An' lotsa nekkid chicks on there, man. Click. Click. Click. Click. Click. It's real easy, man.

132Dale Gribble OtherQuotesQuotes

Dale Gribble
Dale Gribble: Make Mars our bitch!

133Dale's son's name.OtherTriviaName Game

Dale's son's name.

134Hank HillOtherQuotesQuotes

Hank Hill
Hank Hill: Son, you're teasin' the gorilla in the monkey house.

135Hank Hill OtherQuotesQuotes

Hank Hill
Hank Hill: I don't wanna associate beer with this kind of pain.

136Hank Hill OtherQuotesQuotes

Hank Hill
Hank Hill: Hey, this isn't a Bible. This is a Harry Potter book!

137Hank's dog's name.OtherTriviaName Game-Animals

Hank's dog's name.
Lady Bird
G Dubya

138Joseph's middle name.OtherTriviaName Game

Joseph's middle name.

139Lane Pratley OtherQuotesQuotes

Lane Pratley
Lane Pratley: So, how long you been in town?

140Nancy GribbleOtherQuotesQuotes

Nancy Gribble
Nancy Gribble: The truth is like sunlight. People used to think it's good for you.

141Peggy OtherQuotesQuotes

Peggy: You once came home from Mexico with a buttworm!


Peggy: As long as it took that river to carve the Grand Canyon, that is how long women have been learning to subtly manipulate relationships.

143Substitute Teacher of the Year 1996 OtherRecognitionAwards

Substitute Teacher of the Year 1996
Award Peggy won.

144Untitled OtherThemesGray Eagle


145What is the name of Hank's dog's house?OtherTriviaName Game-Animals

What is the name of Hank's dog's house?
Hill House 2
Dog Heaven
Barkingham Palace

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