King of the Hill

Episode 7.11 : Boxing Luanne

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TV Info

Episode Premiere

February 02, 2003


Fox TV


Animation, Comedy

Show Period

1997 - 2009

Production Company

Deedle-Dee, Judgmental, 3 Art, Film Roman, Fox TV

Cast and Crew


Michael Dante DiMartino


Mike Judge, Greg Daniels

Main Cast

  • Mike Judge
  • Kathy Najimy
  • Pamela Adlon as Bobby Hill (voice)
  • Brittany Murphy as Luanne Platter/Joseph Gribble (Age 12)
  • Johnny Hardwick
  • Stephen Root
  • Toby Huss

Additional Cast

  • Phil LaMarr


In a quest for empowerment, Luanne takes Tae-Bo classes. Hank approves because he thinks Luanne should learn to defend herself.

When Strickland's brother visits, he sees Luanne practicing Tae-Bo. He and Buck decide that Luanne would be a perfect female boxer. Hank is hesitant because he doesn't think female boxing is feminine, but Peggy insists that Luanne has talent.

Luanne easily wins her first bout against a housewife, and Buck and his brother start making money off Luanne's matches. Luanne becomes more confident with each win, but she is heartbroken to learn that Buck and his brother have been paying her opponents $50 to take a dive.

Meanwhile, Peggy is so excited for Luanne that she insults George Foreman's daughter, also a boxer. Peggy goads George's daughter into fighting Luanne.

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