TV - Movies
The Big Change
We Could See On
The King Of The
Hill Reboot
While some long-running media franchises like “The Simpsons” choose to keep their characters timeless, “King of the Hill” allowed Hank Hill, Peggy, and Bobby to gradually shift and get a little older over the course of 13 seasons. With rumors of a reboot or revival, what changes could fans expect to see in the show’s beloved characters?
"King of the Hill" co-creator Greg Daniels confirmed to Collider earlier in 2022 that one bit of gossip around the potential revival of the show was accurate: If the Fox series returns, the characters will have aged about 15 years in real time. "The idea is a time jump, yeah, so the characters are a bit older," Daniels said.
It's exciting for "King of the Hill" fans to imagine what preteens Bobby Hill, Joseph, and Connie are like as adults, and what they've been doing for the past 15 years. However, Daniels also wanted to emphasize that a reboot is not firmly in the works yet: "We don't have a deal to do it. I'm not exactly sure if we phrased it wrong, maybe, but it's still not 100%."
Part of the problem is that Daniels and co-creator Mike Judge each have busy schedules, so it's harder for both of them to work on a revival together. But Judge still seemed confident in the show eventually returning, even telling a San Diego Comic Con audience in July 2022, "'King of the Hill' has a very good chance of coming back.”