Season 12 Episodes

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Life: A Loser's Manual

Season 12, Episode 22 - Air Date: 2/12/2010
Luanne's long-lost father and Peggy's brother Hoyt, a two-strike felon, comes to Arlen. After Hoyt gets caught committing another crime, Lucky feels bad and takes the blame, leaving Hoyt free to continue his life of crime.
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It Came from the Garage

Season 12, Episode 21 - Air Date: 2/12/2010
Wanting to spend some quality time with his son, Hank distracts Dale, Bill and Boomhauer with a boat building competition.
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Cops and Roberts

Season 12, Episode 20 - Air Date: 2/12/2010
Bobby has to work as a deputy for the school's police officer after he is framed for throwing a soda can.
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Strangeness on a Train

Season 12, Episode 19 - Air Date: 2/12/2010
Stressed that her birthday parties never live up to her expectations, Peggy plans herself a disco-themed party on a mystery train, but after Luanne ruins the surprise, Peggy worries her parties will always end badly.
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The Courtship of Joseph's Father

Season 12, Episode 18 - Air Date: 4/13/2008
Dale's son becomes the star quarterback for Landry High School, but Dale pushes the boy to accept a private school's offer, which includes a cash contract.
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Six Characters in Search of a House

Season 12, Episode 17 - Air Date: 4/6/2008
Peggy has trouble selling a house when she realizes that the current residents are scaring away the buyers, so she hires actors to play their parts.
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Pour Some Sugar on Kahn

Season 12, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/30/2008
Kahn escapes to the bar and takes up Karaoke after Minh's father comes to visit. Meanwhile, Bobby and Peggy compete in an escalating game where they try to outdo each other.
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Behind Closed Doors

Season 12, Episode 15 - Air Date: 3/16/2008
Peggy becomes over-protective after a child goes missing in Arlen.
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Lady and Gentrification

Season 12, Episode 14 - Air Date: 3/9/2008
Hank's agrees to speak at Enrique's daughter's quinceaeara (15th birthday party). However, some of Peggy's real-estate clients fall in love with the quaint Mexican neighborhood and start to move in.
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The Accidental Terrorist

Season 12, Episode 13 - Air Date: 3/2/2008
Hank buys Peggy a new car, and like he has always done he pays sticker price for it. However, after he realizes that he has been ripped off for years, he plots revenge against the car salesman.
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Untitled Blake McCormick Project

Season 12, Episode 12 - Air Date: 2/17/2008
Bill falls in love after he has a blind date with Charlene, a hot single mother. However, Dale's intuition tells him something is not quite right with the whole situation.
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Season 12, Episode 11 - Air Date: 2/10/2008
Hank helps Buck Strickland battle the Arlen City Council and a rival restaurant after "Sugarfoots" loses its business due to a local ban on the sale of foods containing trans fats.
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Doggone Crazy

Season 12, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/6/2008
Ladybird is put on a list of vicious dogs after she gets a little crazy and bites Hank. Afterwards, Hank is urged by a veterinarian to take Ladybird to a "dog spiritualist".
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Dream Weaver

Season 12, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/16/2007
After they have financial troubles, Nancy convinces Dale to go on a "vocation vacation" to learn a new career.
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The Minh Who Knew Too Much

Season 12, Episode 8 - Air Date: 12/9/2007
Mihn joins the Arlen Gun Club so that she can practise her skeet-shooting skills and become a member of the Nine Rivers Country Club team.
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Tears of an Inflatable Clown

Season 12, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/25/2007
Bobby gets mixed up with racial intolerance at Tom Landry Junior High. Meanwhile, Lucky hurts himself by catching a frisbee made of barbed wire and the gang has to convince him to go to the hospital.
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Raise the Steaks

Season 12, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/18/2007
After Hank falls in love with organic food he starts his own mini co-op garden in his back yard.
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Death Picks Cotton

Season 12, Episode 5 - Air Date: 11/11/2007
When the family goes out to a restaurant where the food is cooked at the table Cotton throws a tantrum and gets into a fight with the chef.
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Four Wave Intersection

Season 12, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/14/2007
Arlen is hit by a heat wave and Hank and the gang take the kids to the water park. Unfortunately, when they have to tangle with a group of surfer bullies, Boomhauer, who is usually cool, winds up embarrassing himself.
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The Powder Puff Boys

Season 12, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/7/2007
Hank encourages Bobby when he is asked to cheerleader for the girls in the school's annual Powder Puff game.
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Bobby Rae

Season 12, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/30/2007
To impress a girl, Bobby protests against soda machines in the school. However, since the teachers have been using the drink machine money to pay for their "retreat", they decide to fight back.
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Suite Smells of Excess

Season 12, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/23/2007
When the guys take Bobby to a college football game, their hijinks land them in a VIP box suite and calling plays for the visiting team.