The King of the Hill Quotes Page: "Little Horrors of Shop"
Quotes from "Little Horrors of Shop"
PEGGY: Falling from that plane may have broken my spine, but it could not break my teaching bone, no, not even if one existed.
MR. STRICKLAND: I'm gettin' squeezed by some insurance company pencil-stain who claims that workin' too long without a vacation can make you sloppy. And when you get sloppy in the propane business, people die. And then my premiums go up.
HANK: Kill any bugs today?
HANK: Maybe you could use an extra set of hands.
HANK: Bobby, from now on, when I say "How was school?" what I really mean is "How was shop?"
LUANNE: I'm a pre-education major. Maybe I could be a substitute teacher.
PEGGY: Hank, I'm going to do for you what, at the beginning of my career, I did for me: create a unified theory of education. Now, teaching can be divided into seven spectras: the salutatory, the attendatory, pedagoguery... wait, how did it go? Let's see, "Sir Arnold Prefers Dining..." D. Disciplinaria...
HANK: Just remember to clamp your butt-joint.
PRINCIPAL MOSS: We don't have money for all these fancy teaching aids, like wood.
HANK (reading an inscription on the bathroom wall): "Here I sit, broken-hearted. Came to --" Aaahh! Who brought a cordless power-sander?
BOBBY: Dad has very good buzz.
PRINCIPAL MOSS: According to the school board's zero-tolerance policy, anything that can be used as a weapon is a weapon.
HANK: Damn zero-tolerance. Using a saw as a weapon makes about as much sense as using a gun to cut a two-by-four. That's how my dad built my treehouse. How he cleaned it, too.
PEGGY: I accept this award on behalf of everyone who has ever fallen out of a plane and lived to win her third straight Substitute Teacher of the Year award.