The incident led her to claim that she would quit beauty school and become a "photojournalist" taking pictures of news broadcasts running on television. Hank approached his increasingly-demented barber, Jack , about giving Luanne a job. The Bible study ended when Mr. However, she stole the idea for the gun from a children's book that Dale was intending to write. Bill was only permitted to work at the salon because the other employees believed him to be a homosexual, under the assumption that only gay men can properly style hair. In " Wings of the Dope ", Buckley returns as an angel in Luanne's dreams helping her decide to quit beauty school in favor of community college.
Luanne dates and then finally marries Lucky in a backyard wedding that every important character throughout the series run attended, including several one-time characters such as Hank's Japanese half-brother.
Early in the series, Luanne was shown to be very good with mechanics, as she solves the problem to Hank's truck in the pilot, fixes Cotton's Cadillac when he comes to visit, and is occasionally seen repairing other vehicles. The incident led her to claim that she would quit beauty school and become a "photojournalist" taking pictures of news broadcasts running on television. That idea went south, however, when the dolphin attacked him during the session.