When Dale entered the room, Bug reached for the nearest female, not realizing that it was Nancy until the damage was done. Dale had been estranged from his father, Bug Gribble, since he witnessed Bug kissing Dale's wife, Nancy, on the lips on their wedding day. The closest he ever came to learning of the affair was when Peggy was about to tell him but didn't since Peggy knew Dale was a good father and did not want to ruin the relationship between him and his family. Hank has conservative views about God, family It's almost painful to watch-- at one time, Redcorn even comments that Dale's unblinking naivete regarding their affair "really takes the fun out of this.". While his friends were athletes in high school on the football team, he was the towel manager. Dale never learned of the affair throughout the run of the series. Even after countless clues, Dale never found out about the affair of his wife, Nancy Hicks-Gribble, and close "friend", John Redcorn. John Redcorn, \"Licensed New Age Healer\", is Nancy Gribble's longtime Native American/American Indian masseur, her former lover of fourteen years and the biological father of Joseph Gribble.Standing 6'3\", John Redcorn drives a tan Jeep Wrangler, and both lives in and works in a travel trailer. It is not known whether this document is real or fake. He also drinks a lot of Mountain Dew, explaining in one episode ("Dale Be Not Proud") that his kidneys like it. This most likely coincides with Dale being an exterminator. An example of Dale's ignorance of Redcorn and Nancy's relationship occurs in one episode where he catches Redcorn sneaking in through a window with Nancy nearby. Although Dale certainly enjoys the company of Hank, Boomhauer and Bill, it is shown that Dale also has no respect for Bill and consistently abuses him or teases him in some occasions, often by reminding him how Lenore left him or even in some cases, physically attacking him. On different occasions, he has attempted to kill a groundhog by throwing grenades down its various holes and has nearly killed himself while trying to kill a single cornered rat. Dale uses Zippo lighters, visible whenever he lights up. When he and his friends became volunteer firemen, he secretly switched his full oxygen tank with Hank's low-running one just before putting out a fire. Later on, Dale ends up buying a Hyundai claimed to be owned by former Dallas Cowboy Deion Sanders from another former Cowboy and Super Bowl champion, "Big Willie Lane.". Dale is an accomplished musician, with the electronic keyboard as his principal instrument (though on some occasions, it was set to continuous replay). He runs away and sweats a lot when the IRS comes knocking on his door. He is surprisingly agile to the point he managed to hop a fence to retain evidence until the police arrived to arrest the perpetrator. To reiterate, there is no rational thinking with this man. He also stockpiled barrels of Mountain Dew in preparation for Y2K in the episode "Hillennium". However, the lack of a foundation caused it to collapse. When Dale entered the room, Bug reached for the nearest female, not realizing that it was Nancy until the damage was done. when someone thinks of a solution to his problems. Global. " (He later indicated that "Dale's Dead Bug", of which he is owner and sole employee, was offended by things he said on air. He does, however, uncover that teenagers were pestering the local Mega-lo Mart rather than the rats everyone else believed, in the process also discovering Chuck Mangione was living in the store. Dale's favorite TV shows are Sanford and Son and What's Happening!!. He Is A Clone. He is an exterminator, bounty hunter, owner of Daletech, chain smoker, gun fanatic, inventor of pocket sand, and paranoid believer of … He seems to have great passion, but all this is merely to overcompensate for his lack of talent at this. Initially, he rented a homesite in a trailer park. Along with the alias, he often wears a faux mustache to "tighten" his security. In the episode "Peggy's Gone to Pots," they work together to fake their own deaths. Dale has been smoking since the 3rd grade (with the same brand). In the episode "Movin' On Up", he refused to give Hank his social security number so the quartet of friends could rent a house on the block to use as a clubhouse. Patriarch and main character Hank Hill, who works as assistant manager at Strickland Propane, is the everymanand general protagonist of the series. Perhaps owing to the research he has conducted as a conspiracy theorist, Dale has a thorough knowledge of the workings of the American government, legal system and bureaucracy. He helped them win the big game. Dale is not an especially good exterminator. Dale uses his pocket sand on an unsuspecting foe. When Hank asked Dale to give him a ride to AutoZone for a car part, Dale remarked to himself "So it begins". And "crazy" in the episode "To Spank With Love." In the episode "Tankin' It to the Streets", Dale claims to have completed a Russian correspondence course he downloaded from Vladimir Putin's website and can speak the language, though his application of this in handling an Abrams M1A2 tank isn't exactly flawless (having flattened Kahn Souphanousinphone's new SUV, or, as Hank put it, "hit a curb"). In the episode "Peggy's Gone to Pots," Rusty Shackleford is revealed to be a real person after showing up on Dale's doorstep. He often gets caught up in his (usually far-fetched and extreme) conspiracy theories, which can sometimes cause him to be very selfish or double-cross his friends (particularly Hank), although in the end he usually sees sense and comes to the aid of his friends. In one episode when Peggy opened a book store, Dale stated that he "literally has oodles of guns" and started selling them in the back of the store, complete with a makeshift firing range. He once attempted to quit smoking and switched to chewing tobacco, but when his wife prohibited spitting in their house, he started packing the tobacco into a rolled newspaper and inhaling the fumes, which led him right back to smoking after Boomhauer lit the newspaper. He becomes a somewhat better shot when Minh joins the club and teaches the guys to "open their eyes and aim when they shoot." Johnny Hardwick has stated in an interview that the voice he uses for the character is essentially a “really lousy” impression of William S. Burroughs. His bathroom is accessible via keypad lock as is access to the basement. Moreover, he typically thinks most events that occur to him are motivated, malicious acts against him and not accidents, such as when Hank cuts off Dale's finger by accident using his circular saw and Dale becomes convinced that Hank meant to injure him. Dale Gribble. The name is a reference to the Star Trek episode The Trouble with Tribbles. In order to avoid a confrontation with Hank, Dale weaves quite a spectacular tale. Manitoba cigarettes are the official (fictional) brand of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. His resume includes a stint with the Propaniacs, Big Mountain Fudgecake, and the Dale Gribble Bluegrass Experience. ISO Dale Gribble Screenshot Does anyone have screenshot with subtitles of Dales’s “You have no idea who you’re up against if you think I can begin to keep my mouth shut” quote? Dale did not learn the truth until 20 years afterwards, when he himself went to his father's gay rodeo and publicly kissed his lover, Juan-Pedro. It is not known whether this document is real or fake. Dale also has very little stamina; Bobby is shown to easily power walk faster than Dale can run over a very short distance. Instead, Nancy financially supports the family, giving Dale an allowance like a child for doing chores. It has been stated before that Dale once tried inserting a water-gun, which he has nicknamed Greg, into Hank's bedroom window, and unloading it onto Hank's crotch in attempt to make Hank believe he wet himself. Even Dale admits his fatherly advice is "shoddy at best". Gribble FamilyUnnamed Mother (deceased)Bug Gribble (father)Joseph Gribble (legal son)Nancy Hicks-Gribble (wife)Bunny Hicks (mother-in-law) He has been known to try surviving outside his house. A running gag throughout the series is Dale's attempt (denied 6 times according to Hank) to construct his own guard tower on his front yard. Created by Greg Daniels, Mike Judge. From shop P1P2Creations. The only two documents he has ever signed with his real name were the neighbourhood block charter and a Mega-lo-Mart club card application by accident; he refuses to sign any document authorized by a government official. Hair He is capable of throwing a knife, but his aim is once again lacking. John Redcorn even told Dale in the episode "Hank Gets Dusted" that he cheated with Hank's best friend's wife for 13 years, and Dale just thought he was talking about Bill's wife, Lenore; he never questioned what Redcorn said. Dale is extremely proud of Joseph, towards whom he is highly generous and supportive, especially for his athletic prowess, which Dale never possessed. He had come to see Dale because of some medical documents that were filled out and never paid in his name. Johnny Hardwick, Gun club presidentBounty hunterSmokerCamp counselorPatientPaint gunnerPropane salesmanBounty hunterBat doctorUsherTeacherConspiracy theoristWaiterKeyboardist. Dale Alvin Gribble (born July 12, 1953) is an exterminator, bounty hunter, chain smoker, gun fanatic, and conspiracy theorist. Dale heavily smokes (admitting to have been smoking for 30 years) Manitoba brand cigarettes. Please help improve this article by editing it. He is voiced by Johnny Hardwick. Debut He remained as clueless as when his father tried to "come out" to Dale himself. Please help improve this article by editing it. When Lucky brought a snake into the house for Bobby and Hank wanted Dale to deal with it, Dale didn't really do anything as he remarked the boa was an "alpha" while Dale was clearly a "beta snake". He owns surplus Soviet night vision goggles and eavesdropping listeners. Images of the Joseph Gribble voice actors from the King of the Hill franchise. He once rigged Hank's and his own mailbox to explode via the television remote. His rear sliding door features a backup grille style door (the kind found in shopping mall stores) to keep out intruders; his front door features a full metal roll-down door, while the porch lights serve as klaxons, which were put in use when the real Rusty Shackleford paid a visit (see below). Or should I say, Rusty Shackleford? However, he openly admits that he completely trusts his friends (particularly Hank), even more than himself, and in cases where he does realize the full impact of his actions, he can be surprisingly self-sacrificing. Despite his physical shortcomings, Dale claims to have "catlike reflexes," which he credits as the cause of any and all physical feats. Being physically weak, even describing himself as a "coward," Dale relies on trying to outsmart his adversaries. He always wears his hat because he is very sensitive about his hair loss. Dale Alvin Gribble Dale Alvin Gribble (born July 12, 1953) is a fictional character in the Fox animated series King of the Hill,[2] voiced by Johnny Hardwick. Jul 30, 2014 - Explore Elizabeth Anderson's board "Dale Gribble", followed by 219 people on Pinterest. He has been smoking since third grade. Although highly suspicious of the government and of other people, Dale is unaware that his wife Nancy had an affair with John Redcorn for nearly fourteen years, and that his son, Joseph, is not actually his biological son. # eyes # defense # king of the hill # dale gribble # pocket sand # funny # king of the hill # divertente # tactic # dale gribble # nancy pelosi # i tore it up # nancy pelosi # election day 2020 # be patient # be calm # be confident # nancy pelosi # town hall # im not on a timetable im on a mission The fifth season of King of the Hill originally aired Sundays at 7:30–8:00 p.m. from October 1, 2000 to May 13, 2001. Dale also seems to be well aware of, and annoyed by, Peggy's highly inflated ego and simply wishes to knock her down a peg. When the chemicals he used to kill rats (as well as a lifetime of smoking) forced Dale to briefly give up his job due to him passing out from the gas, he took a position as a corporate hatchet-man and was spectacularly good at firing people, but his action to deal with a roach infestation (which he caused inadvertently) at this job led him to return to extermination where he successfully killed every roach without the use of poisons. Dale stands at 6'1". He finds her unattractive, arrogant, incompetent and quite dull. Dale, unlike Hank and Bill, has very little physical strength. 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