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Bob's Burgers is an animated sitcom targeted towards an adult viewing audience and broadcast by Fox. The series depicts the Belcher family and their daily experiences with running the hamburger restaurant, Bob's Burgers, named after its owner Bob Belcher. The Belchers, dad Bob and mom Linda, and their three children Tina, Gene, and Louise all work together avidly to keep the restaurant afloat and offer their customers what they perceive to be one of a kind menu options. As the oldest children, Tina and Gene are expected to help out around the restaurant. Even the youngest sibling Louise, who likely shows the most excitement over working for her dad, is often seen lending a hand in the family restaurant.

As a restaurateur, Bob is very creative in developing new menu items that are displayed daily on his outside menu board. However, his business management, cleanliness, and customer service skills may leave much to be desired. In many episodes, Bob's Burgers is depicted as an unorganized, unsanitary burger joint with greasy counters and unhealthy food options. Unfortunately, the restaurant's location is not optimal for maximum customer attraction either: Bob's next door shop neighbor and friend Mort owns It's Your Funeral Home and Crematorium. On the flip side, a seaside attraction amusement park called the Wonder Wharf is located right down the street from Bob's restaurant.

Bob's Burgers also has a hefty rival, Bob's arch nemesis Jimmy Pesto, who owns a Pizzeria right across the street and loves stealing Bob's potential customers. Unfortunately for Bob, his daughter Tina depicted as a quiet, yet romantic thirteen year old is smitten by Jimmy's oldest son Jimmy Jr. To make matters worse, Bob's youngest daughter Louise is friends with Jimmy's twin sons Andy and Olly, who are likely just as energetic as she is. Bob's middle child Gene, a quirky boy who plans on becoming musician when he grows up, is the known prankster of the show and enjoys the occasional practical joke.

While his business is not always running smoothly, Bob does have the support of his family to help him achieve his dream, because he makes them believe that his unique burgers will bring them enormous success.

Although the show is depicted as a lively and colorful cartoon, its crude humor and suggestive language make it inappropriate for a child audience. Past episodes have been based on adult and taboo topics such as cannibalistic food choices, necrophilia, and zombies.

Sunday 8:30 PM et/pt on FOX
8 Seasons, 134 Episodes
January 9, 2011
Animation & Cartoons, Comedy
8.1/10
Cast: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts
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  • When Teddy's family unexpectedly announces that they're coming for Thanksgiving, the Belchers reluctantly agree to pitch in. The preparation proves to be much more challenging than they had anticipated, especially upon discovering that Teddy is a secret hoarder.

  • When Tina launches a babysitting enterprise, it is quickly derailed after her business nemesis, Tammy, is hired to work alongside her. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda check out their competition at a restaurant that's known for its burgers.

  • On Halloween night, Linda tries to impress the kids by taking them to look for a wolf that has been terrorizing the town. Meanwhile, an injured and medicated Bob believes that Teddy has turned into a werewolf.

  • When Mr. Frond's therapy dolls are mysteriously attacked, Louise teams up with Millie to help solve the case. Meanwhile, Teddy decides to get into the inspirational poster business, but ends up with mixed results.

  • To compete with Jimmy Pesto, Bob's Burgers begins serving brunch, but it quickly turns to chaos. Meanwhile, Tina, Gene and Louise decide to help Mr. Fischoeder's brother hide from him.

  • When Bob finds out that the nearby wilderness equipment store is having a going out of business sale, he decides to finally realize his dream of becoming an outdoorsman. In true Bob fashion, he encounters a snafu that leaves him stuck in the store overnight to fend for himself. Meanwhile, Linda and the kids spend the night watching the rehearsal for Aunt Gayle's one-woman show

  • When the forecast calls for rain on the day of the Bog to Beach parade, Teddy convinces Bob to enter the float contest with the promise of an easy win. As the parade goes awry, Bob realizes he might need an attitude adjustment.

  • Linda comes down with a nasty cold just in time for the Mother's Day show at Wagstaff. When Bob's outdated camcorder malfunctions, the kids perform a reimagined version of the pageant for Linda back at home. Will the kids' creative liberties be enough to make Linda feel the Mother's Day love?

  • Gene goes with Bob on the final rock-and-roll laser show at the planetarium and Linda and the gals go out for dinner at a crazy restaurant.

  • When Linda wins a competition to spend a dream vacation at the home where her favorite t.v. show is filmed, things don't turn out quite as planned. Also, Teddy's back issues leave him stuck on the floor, while he tends the children.

  • The annual Easter egg hunt consistently brings out the competitive personalities of Bob and Linda, but this time, the game goes wrong.

  • When Tina is recruited by the debate team, she finds unexpected success and an even more unexpected relationship. Meanwhile, Louise and Gene convince their parents to help fund a stop-motion movie focusing on a surprising subject matter.

  • When Tina finds out that the aquarium might close, the Belcher kids invent a plan to keep it running. Meanwhile, Bob figures out that he could adopt some of Linda's customer service skills.

  • Linda jumps at the chance to chaperone Tina’s weekend away at a heroine conference, but Tina’s new friend could put Linda’s perfect weekend in jeopardy. Meanwhile, the younger Belchers have plans for their weekend alone with Bob. What could possibly go wrong?

  • When Gene finds out that the formula for his favorite chocolate has been altered, he works with the leader of the company trying to remedy the situation. Meanwhile, Bob gets caught up in one of Teddy's less-than-stellar ideas.

  • Louise is placed in a sticky situation when she has to defend one of her biggest enemies at Wagstaff during a mock-trial.

  • When Gayle's cat, Mr. Business, secures pet agent Ian Amberson, Bob finds out that Linda may have been helping to fund the cat's career. Ever the skeptic, Bob is prepared to shut it down, but learns that Mr. Business could be on the verge of his big break.

  • With Valentine's Day drawing near, Tina, Gene and Louise each discover themselves caught up in love-caused chaos.

  • Tina sprains her ankle and goes to school by the way of a telepresence robot.

  • As the Belchers get ready for Christmas, Bob gets a surprise call from Mr. Fischoeder asking him to bring food to a bash at his home. When Bob shows up, he finds out that he has gotten involved in an intense gingerbread house building contest with Mr. Fischoeder's rowdy group of friends. Meanwhile, Linda and Teddy attempt to prompt some Christmas cheer in the neighbors as they take the children caroling.

  • When Mr. Frond's yearly play threatens to spoil the half day before Thanksgiving, Gene and Louise determine they need to sabotage it in order to preserve their long weekend.

  • When Tina has a problem that puts her in detention, Bob and Linda don't have a nanny for their other children, forcing them to let Gene and Louise stay at home alone. With the home to themselves, the younger Belchers discover themselves in a sticky situation, while Bob and Linda get into shocking trouble with their accountant.

  • After a tip from Jimmy Pesto, Bob obtains a new meat provider who states to save clients cash on each order. The Belchers soon discover that the situation is too good to be true.

  • With Halloween quickly drawing near, Tina reveals her brilliant plan that will finally win her first place in the yearly costume contest. When Tammy swipes her idea, Tina is must seek the help of Mr. Ambrose, who points her to alternate and other-worldly methods of winning. Meanwhile, Bob is on a quest to find out who is taking his perfectly crafted pumpkins.

  • Teddy organizes a day trip on his newly refurbished boat in an effort to impress his ex-wife, Denise. Meanwhile, Tina attempts to show that she is responsible enough for a cell phone by taking care of Bob's prized eraser from the restaurant. Can both Teddy and Tina prove themselves?

  • When the youngest Belcher comes down with an epic case of the flu, Linda has a mishap as she tries to deliver Louise's favorite toy to her daughter’s bedside. After Louise vows that she will never forgive her family for their mistake, she falls into a wild fever dream filled with familiar faces, zany musical numbers and a crazy adventure.

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