The Best Episodes Directed by Dominic Polcino
#2 - Vision Quest
King of the Hill Season 7 - Episode 12
Worried about how Dale is raising Joseph, John Redcorn asks Hank to take the boy he fathered on a vision quest. It's Dale who winds up having a vision -- and it leads him to decide that he's really an Indian. To John Redcorn's horror, Dale starts to "train" Joseph in the Indian way, shown to him through a series of odd dreams. Dales dream interpretation is all wrong, and takes him and Joseph to the zoo, to kill some pandas.
#3 - The Ricks Must Be Crazy
Rick and Morty Season 2 - Episode 6
Rick and Morty travel inside the car's battery, where Morty discovers Rick has created a universe containing sentient life solely to produce power for him. Meanwhile, Summer must deal with being locked in the car with Rick's overzealous security system.
#4 - Mutual of OmAbwah
King of the Hill Season 9 - Episode 8
When Hank forgets to mail his insurance payment, the coverage lapses for 36 hours, causing Hank and Bobby to go into a state of emergency to protect the house from any major disasters. Meanwhile, Dale decides to raise bees, Bill and Boomhauer discover the joys of deep-frying, and Peggy and Luanne get stuck at a rest stop when Hank won't let them drive uninsured.
#5 - Earthscar Village
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 10
After failing to foil the Heralds' evil plot, our heroes must fina a way to stop the Great Manticore. Returning to the damaged and changed Earthscar, they seek to prevent the creature from opening a gateway into the...
#6 - The Dragon's Temple
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 8
Entering the Final Dungeon, our heroes meet the Janitor of the crumbling temple, who snarkily guides them through, charging high prices for his dubious assistance. They face a powerful foe and prepare to stop the Heralds of the Manticore.
#7 - The Doorest of Fores
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 7
Entering the mystical magical Doorest of Fores, our heroes encounter a strange forest dwelling Halfling. Together they face the strange and hacky humor of the Forest Guardian, as well as his strange and hacky trials to earn a blessing.
#10 - Manoa Prison Hole
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 5
After being captures by Vortheon on the high seas, our heroes are thrown into prison, where they meet an odd who hatches a plan to slip their bonds and escape from prison, to resume their quest.
#11 - Entering the Sandman Desert
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 6
After escaping form prison, our heroes fled to the desert. They meet with a strange and magical sandwich merchant harried by ghostly assailants, but all is not as it seems, and that many sandwiches turns out to be too good to be true.
#14 - Joust like a Woman
King of the Hill Season 6 - Episode 8
Peggy stirs up rebellion among female workers at a Renaissance Faire where Hank is trying to land a big account. When she is assigned to be a house cleaning wench, she refuses to stay in character, and behaving inferior to the men. When she tries to approach the King, he dismisses her, which starts a war that Peggy needs to win.
#15 - Pretty, Pretty Dresses
King of the Hill Season 3 - Episode 9
At Christmastime, Bill becomes even more depressed than usual, because it's the anniversary of when his wife Lenore left him. Bill tries to commit suicide, and when that doesn't work out, he dresses up in Lenore's old clothes and declares that he is Lenore.
#16 - Beer and Loathing
King of the Hill Season 6 - Episode 16
When Texas is out of Hank's favorite Alamo Beer, he is eager to find out why. When his questions go unanswered, Peggy gains employment at the company to find out. Peggy doesn't want to divulge the reason because of a clause that she has signed--a vow of secrecy. Hank turns on Peggy for her company loyalty, and Peggy turns on Alamo, for their customer disloyalty.
#17 - The Secret Hideout
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 9
After coming this whole way, the gang discovers the Heralds of the Manticore preparing a ritual to unleash the Great Manticore. Our heroes face off with the cult in a final assault in the hopes of preventing the summoning ritual.
#18 - Now Who's the Dummy?
King of the Hill Season 5 - Episode 12
A showbiz veteran gives Bobby his ventriloquist's dummy, Chip Block. Bobby starts doing routines about Chip's love of sports, and Hank seems to like Chip's personality better than Bobby's. Meanwhile, Dale, who was scared at a young age by a doll based on Chip, schemes to destroy the dummy.
#19 - Something, Something, Something, Dark Side
Family Guy Season 8 - Episode 20
Peter makes good on another power outage at home--by entertaining his family with a retelling of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. Newcomers to the story include Mort as Lando Calrissian, Chris' boss Carl as Yoda, and the Giant Chicken as the nefarious Boba Fett.
#20 - Blue Harvest
Family Guy Season 6 - Episode 1
Peter retells the story of Star Wars in this hour-long episode of Family Guy. When Princess Leia is captured by the evil Darth Vader the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 escape to the planet Tatooine to find help from the Rebel Alliance. There they encounter Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca and Obi-Wan Kenobi who infiltrate the Death Star then rescue the captive princess from the Death Star and return to aid the Rebellion in its fight against the Galactic Empire.
#21 - The Stone Saw Mines
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 2
On a journey to warn the nearby town of the evil that threatens the world, our heroes take a shortcut through the Stone Saw Mines, where they encounter the damage and devastation wrought by the evils of the cult.
#22 - Across the Dernum Sea
HarmonQuest Season 1 - Episode 4
After escaping Freshport, our heroes find them selves on a merchant ship. After chatting up the captain, they hitch a ride together, but are attacked by shark people, before being boarded by the vessel of a familiar foe.
#23 - The Canine Mutiny
The Simpsons Season 8 - Episode 20
When Bart can't pay the credit card bill for his expensive new purebred dog, the repo men unwittingly take Santa's Little Helper.
#24 - Bill of Sales
King of the Hill Season 4 - Episode 17
Peggy gets caught up in a pyramid scheme, selling Metalife health bars. When she discovers that Bill has a talent for selling the product, she enlists his help. To keep him working for her, she realizes that she has to be mean to him, because being treated badly is the only thing Bill knows how to respond to. Despite all of the recognition that she gets, it isn't worth belittling a friend.
#26 - Lisa's Sax
The Simpsons Season 9 - Episode 3
After Lisa’s saxophone is destroyed, the Simpsons reminisce about how she originally got the instrument. On the hottest day of the year, Homer must decide whether to buy an air conditioner or replace Lisa’s sax.
#27 - After the Mold Rush
King of the Hill Season 8 - Episode 6
When Hank's house sustains minor water damage, a man from the insurance company sets out to get rich, by determining that the Hill househould is infested with mold. The parade of homes was just about to commence, and Hank was proud to have their home featured for the first time, when the mold removal team shows up, and starts making holes in the walls. When he can't reason with them to make them stop, he joins them.
#28 - Bart After Dark
The Simpsons Season 8 - Episode 5
After trespassing and damaging property at a mysterious old house, Bart is required to work there as a punishment... but it turns out to be a burlesque house.
#29 - Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming
The Simpsons Season 7 - Episode 9
After Sideshow Bob escapes from prison, the Springfield Air Show is the setting for his ill-fated vendetta against television and Krusty the Clown.
#30 - Chitty Chitty Death Bang
Family Guy Season 1 - Episode 3
Peter Allows Meg to go to a party with her new friend. This angers Lois because its the same day as Stewie's birthday. What Meg doesn't know is that she's actually attending a cult meeting. Peter comes to pick up Meg, when the Cult Leader follows. Stewie believes him to be the "Man in White", trying to return him to the womb.
#31 - Peggy Makes the Big Leagues
King of the Hill Season 5 - Episode 5
Peggy gets her big break when she is assigned to teach geometry at the high school. But she gets in trouble with everyone from her fellow teachers to the local Booster Club when she flunks Arlen High's star football player, David Kalaiki-Alii, the Flyin' Hawaiian.
#32 - Dumbbell Indemnity
The Simpsons Season 9 - Episode 16
Moe goes broke trying to wine and dine a new girlfriend. Desperate for money, he cooks up an insurance scam with Homer.
#33 - Bystand Me
King of the Hill Season 10 - Episode 2
When the Arlen Bystander gets a new editor, Peggy gets a job writing a household hints column. Except Peggy doesn't know any household hints, so she gets Minh to supply her with housekeeping tips in exchange for the answers to the New York Times crossword puzzles. Meanwhile, Hank makes Bobby get a paper route.
#34 - Andy Gets a Promotion (or How to Get Head in Business Without Really Trying)
Mission Hill Season 1 - Episode 6
Unable to handle rejection, Andy accepts Ron offer for assistant manager. Meanwhile, Stogie begins eating the living room couch when Andy neglects to buy dog food.
#35 - Long John Peter
Family Guy Season 6 - Episode 12
When Peter gets a pet parrot, he begins acting like a pirate. Peter accidentally kills the bird after raising hell through all of Quahog. Meanwhile, when Brian is visiting the vet, Chris falls in love with the intern, Anna.
#36 - Bart Star
The Simpsons Season 9 - Episode 6
When Homer becomes the coach of a peewee football team, he replaces star quarterback Nelson with the less talented Bart. Facing his teammates’ scorn, Bart looks for a way out but finds a better way to show his team spirit.
#37 - Lard of the Dance
The Simpsons Season 10 - Episode 1
Homer and Bart try to make money by selling used grease. Meanwhile, Lisa organizes a school dance but feels alienated when a new classmate and her friends try to act like adults.
#38 - The Son Also Roses
King of the Hill Season 7 - Episode 6
Bobby quits the football team as towel manager, to grow roses. His preference for gardening over gridiron irks Hank, until he enters Bobby in a rose-growing contest & finds that he enjoys it as well. The fun ends for Bobby when Hank takes over,and finds them a sponsor. Eventually Hank's lust for winning kills the love for the hobby.
#39 - You May Now Kiss The... Uh... Guy Who Receives
Family Guy Season 4 - Episode 25
Brian's gay cousin Jasper visits the Griffin house and announces that he is engaged to his partner and wants to be married at their house. When Mayor West bans gay marriage in an effort to cover up and bring attention away from a scandal of his own, Brian resorts to hostile actions to try to change the Mayor's mind. Lois and Peter question their view towards gay marriage while Chris joins the "Young Republicans" Club to impress a girl.
#40 - Enrique-cilable Differences
King of the Hill Season 9 - Episode 7
Hank's co-worker Enrique is having marital problems, and starts spending all his time with Hank. Even though he feels he should stay out of it, Hank reluctantly agrees to help Enrique get back together with his wife. Meanwhile, Bobby tries to unblock the Fox network from the Hills' TV.
#41 - Reborn To Be Wild
King of the Hill Season 8 - Episode 2
Fearing that Bobby is succumbing to bad influences, Hank makes him join a local church youth group. Bobby discovers that the group consists of cool punks (including their tattooed pastor, Pastor K) who worship God through skateboarding and rock n' roll. Hank approves of Bobby's newfound interest in religion, but disapproves of the way Bobby starts to dress and talk, and when Bobby gets his ear pierced, Hank forbids Bobby to attend the big Christian rock festival, Messiahfest. Meanwhile, Hank's friends (and Kahn) decide that death row convicts shouldn't be the only ones to get great meals, so they create the Last Meal Club, dedicated to creating perfect 'last meals' for themselves.
#42 - Bill & Peter's Bogus Journey
Family Guy Season 5 - Episode 13
Peter helps Bill Clinton with his flat tire, and they soon become friends. They begin spending a lot of time together and Lois begins to believe that Bill inflicting bad influence on Peter. But when she confronts Bill, they end up having sex. Peter, upset that his wife would do this, tries to get back at Lois by having an affair of his own, but soon realizes that he loves her too much to do so. Meanwhile, Lois and Stewie try to potty-train Brian.
#43 - It’s Actually Better for Anal
Shin Chan Season 2 - Episode 6
“Super Happy Fun Time American School Presents: Winter Blunderland!” – It’s a hot time on the ski slopes, all fun and unwanted advances! But Shin finds himself shackled to Miss Katz… That is, until the teacher’s hormones have her distracted. Free at last and ready to party, the little trouble maker stirs up some action of his own on the triple black pass! “Winter Blunderland: Part 2!” – The school trip gets even hotter as things move over to the spa! But when Shin insults Mr. Ench’s half-inch, the principal’s forced to drastic measures! And he’s not the only one out of sorts, as Georgie finds himself outsmarted and Shin takes one for the team… Saving the school from the monkey crotch and from the noodle stretcher?!? “Lucky Bastard Fever Episode 2: Inflatable of Doom!” – Lollipop’s gone off in search of the Flying Pecker, convinced she can save Felipe from himself. But when she finds herself at the madman’s mercy, as well as the center of his plot to flood the earth, Lollipop calls for reinforcements! It’s Bruce… Er, Action Bastard to the rescue!
#44 - Ok, But I'm a Power Bottom
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 17
"Let's Get Slothed!" - Nightmare becomes reality for Georgie, as his friends become lazy tree huggers… Literally! Mr. Sandman's a dick! "Let's Act Crazy!" - Mitzi has some errands to run, so Yu's in charge of the baby. But the drama queen's attention span is a bit on the short side, and soon she's up to her usual… Not so usual antics. When Shin enters stage left, the neighbor's latest costume change has everyone up in arms! Even Mitzi's getting in on the act. Hands up, hot stuff! This jig's up! "Stakeout of the Closet" - Something stinks about the newest tenants of "Falling Apartments," and Shin's determined to get to the bottom of things! What should have been the perfect story for a couple of men on police stakeout has turned into a homosexual hell as the neighbors prove nosier than a British tabloid. Afraid of being outed, one little slip-up could blow more than just their cover…
#45 - At Least They Pay for the Ouchie
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 21
“Penny’s Mom’s Great Escape” - Penny’s Mom has plans to escape her horrid home-life… and only a spastic five year old stands in her way. “Between A Rock and a Tard Face” - What sort of retard asks Shin to baby-sit a pet rock? Why, the functional sort of course! “Happiness Bunny’s Revenge’s Revenge” - One of Penny's favorite stuffed animals has gone missing. Never turn your back on the Happiness Bunny.
#46 - Gratuitous Grandparent Nudity
Shin Chan Season 1 - Episode 26
"The Grandfathers Part I" - It's a battle of wills between Shin's Grandpas. One is more zany. The other is more reserved. Both… smell like old people. "The Grandfathers Part II" - Which of Shin's Grandpas can be more doting? The duel between the doddering duo continues. So does the old man nudity. "The Grandfathers Part... Sofia Coppola Can't Act" - Awkward moments continue between the dueling Grandpas. Only a life and death encounter with Shin's butt can finally bring them together.
#47 - Pigmalion
King of the Hill Season 7 - Episode 9
Peggy forces Luanne to quit her job as a waitress, and then signs her up for a course on enterpreneurism. There she meets Trip Larsen, head of Larsen Pork Products. Trip takes an interest in Luanne, and she soon becomes his girlfriend. Peggy suspects that Trip may be crazy, but when she orders Luanne to break up with him, Luanne refuses and moves in with Trip at his mansion. Trip forcibly dyes Luanne's hair red and makes her dress in a milkmaid's outfit. Luanne discovers that he is trying to turn her into the Larsen Pork Products Girl, an advertising character his grandfather created.