Dale Gribble is one of the leading characters from the popular animated series King of the Hill. Dale is an insect exterminator who breeds small animals on the side. He was a major part of the Fox comedy series that aired from 1997 to 2009, and made fans of the show laugh the entire length of the series! Dale had his signature look, usually showing off his exterminator work attire. Get that same look with the Dale Gribble costume guide.
Dale was always ready to exterminate any insects in his Heavy Cotton T-Shirt, Orange Hat, Brown Button Down Short Sleeve Shirt, Blue Pants, Aviator Sunglasses, Steel Link Watch, Brown Casual Belt, Steel Toe Work Boots, and his ever present Cigarettes. Every now and then he would talk about guns, smoking, or some kind of conspiracy theory with Hank Hill.
Dale dresses as a regular guy, an exterminator, but everyone recognizes his outfit because King of the Hill was such a huge hit on television. You can easily dress as Dale for your next cosplay occasion because his clothing is found in everyday closets. Dale is not one to get dressed fancy, so all of these items are cheap and easy to find!
Start out by recreating Dale’s costume with a bright orange baseball cap and aviator sunglasses. Those items along with a brown button down short sleeve shirt are Dale’s go-to style. We have found all of these items for you, but you can quickly run to almost any clothing store and find these pieces. If you are wanting to go as a group, grab a couple of friends to dress as Bobby, Hank, Peggy, or Luanne, and you’ll have the entire King of the Hill crew! Our Dale Gribble cosplay picture gallery is full of people who recreated the look. Shoot us a picture of your costume once it’s complete and say, “Wingo” just like Dale!
We all know Dale Gribble from the hilarious animated television series King of the Hill. Dale is one of the leading characters who is a chain smoking, gun loving, bug exterminator. Although he kills insects on the daily, he has a liking for breeding small animals, such as turtles to enter them into contests. Dale’s an interesting guy, which makes him all the more entertaining to watch. Dale works even though he has expressed that his wife pays for everything except for the cable bill because a bill of that importance is his priority and responsibility.
Dale is a confident guy until he gets into a situation that he isn’t 100% sure is going to go in his favor. Once he gets into a sticky situation, he is known to coward out and runs as far away as possible. Dale is also the guy who knows everything about the United States government and can tell you everything you need to know about conspiracy theories. This guy has everything figured out, down to how to be the best keyboard musician you’ve ever heard on King of the Hill.