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The Neo-Indian in King of the Hill

Dustin Tahmahkera

in Tribal Televisions: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618685
eISBN:
9781469618708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes the popularity, televisual heritage, political representations, and audience reception of the animated sitcom King of the Hill. The portrayal of John Redcorn in the animated ... More


The Simpsons and King of the Hill: The Suburb as Texture

Timotheus Vermeulen

in Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The third chapter looks at two animated sitcoms: The Simpsons and King of the Hill. In popular culture as much as in criticism, the suburb is often perceived as a sort of flatland. For many people, ... More


Animation: masculinity in the nuclear family

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Cartoons have the ability to challenge the dominant conversations of the mainstream television programming. Hence, animated sitcom serves as an ideal position to present alternative and even ... More


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