The King of the Hill Quotes Page: "A Rover Runs Through It"
Quotes from "A Rover Runs Through It"
PEGGY: Do you think you could knock it off with all the personal questions, Hank? All you ever do is grill me about my emotional life, pushing and prodding me to talk about my feelings. It's like living with Barbara freakin' Walters!
HANK: I know it's unpleasant, but have you considered that she might be dying?
PEGGY: So, Mom, at the risk of boasting, I've become quite the little success. I was the Substitute Teacher of the Year three years in a row.
PEGGY: Hank, never let me become my mother. Bobby, from now on, I will coddle you.
PEGGY: You ruined my childhood!
PEGGY: You're losing the ranch? I don't know what to say.
BLAKE: All you Hollywood folks are moving here. You burn out on city life, come out here to see all this wide open space, and start making fancy pizzas.
HANK: You can't even buy groceries in town anymore. It's all been taken over by gourmet restaurants and day spas.
HENRY WINKLER: I'm Henry.
HENRY WINKLER: Don't you love how peaceful it is here? Back in L.A. my brain gets muddy. The agents, and the lawyers, and the paparazzi, they walk around inside my skull and they get dirt in there. You know what I mean?
HENRY WINKLER: Hank, sure, I could open the cattle trail, and tomorrow there would be steak. But someday, our children will ask us: "Where are the trees?"
HANK: Dangit, I am sick and tired of everyone's asinine ideas about me. I'm not a redneck, and I'm not some Hollywood jerk. I'm something else entirely. I'm... I'm complicated.
PEGGY: We are not leaving. Maybe I didn't marry Sven Gramersdorf, but I can still save this ranch.
PEGGY: What about our neighbors to the East? Don't they have an old cattle trail?
COP: Ma'am, what are you doing with a herd of cattle on a public thoroughfare?
RUSTY: Hank, you crazy cowboy, what are you doing?
PEGGY: Well, what do you think, Mom? Peggy Hill: Educator. Mother. Rancher.
HANK: Hello. Mr. Winkler here would like you to know that it was always his intention to let the Platters' cattle use his trail. Because cattle, like jazz music, feeds the soul of America. And that if all the leaders of the world would just fish together, the planet would live in harmony.