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Parents' Guide to

King of the Hill

By Joly Herman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Wickedly funny at times, but not for all tastes.

TV Fox , FX , Syndicated Comedy 1997
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 38 parent reviews

age 14+

Parents should know that they sound let their kids watch it but, not until your 14 year old in 9th grade for high school because it has things like rootbeer floats teenage voices in it.

For high school like ages 14 and up.
age 14+

For 14 and up like High school and up.

Parents should know that they sould let their kids watch it, but not for kids under 14 and up like High school and up because this show has, Rootbeer Floats and teenage voices in it.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (38 ):
Kids say (132 ):

Not everyone will "get" this show because it straddles the fence between good clean livin' and hedonism in a very interesting way. Troubles are hashed out by the community in a comic manner, though it's sometimes difficult to discern whether the moralistic views are real "American values" or a parody of them. This is where the conflict arises and the comedy comes through.

Keep in mind, however, that occasional mature topics are explored in funny but often crass ways. That said, King of the Hill can hit pretty close to home for families in its depiction of a loving but flawed family.

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