Bob's Burgers (season 3)

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Bob's Burgers Season 3
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Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 23
Broadcast
Original channel Fox
Original run September 30, 2012 (2012-09-30) – May 12, 2013 (2013-05-12)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 May 13, 2014[1]
Season chronology
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List of Bob's Burgers episodes

The third season of the animated sitcom Bob's Burgers began airing on the Fox network in the United States on September 30, 2012, and concluded on May 12, 2013. All main cast members reprised their roles; the season also featured guest stars such as Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Jeffrey Tambor, Gary Cole, Bill Hader, and Aziz Ansari.[2]

On May 14, 2012, Fox renewed Bob's Burgers for a third season[3] consisting of 13 episodes. On August 23, 2012, six additional scripts were ordered.[4][5] The third season consisted of the 13 episodes from the second production cycle that did not air during the second season, and also included episodes from the third cycle.

On May 13, 2014, Amazon.com released the season in a 3-disc-set on DVD.[1]

Episodes[edit]

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series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
code
U.S. viewers
(million)
23 1 "Ear-sy Rider" Anthony Chun Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi September 30, 2012 (2012-09-30) 2ASA13 5.46[6]
Louise gets her bunny ears stolen by a high school bully, and Bob meets the One-Eyed Snakes, a motorcycle gang, when they visit to honor their fallen leader.
24 2 "Full Bars" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Steven Davis & Kelvin Yu October 7, 2012 (2012-10-07) 2ASA17 4.89[7]
The kids skip their normal trick-or-treat route for Halloween and decide to go to a posh neighborhood, Kingshead Island, as they distribute full-sized candy bars. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda attend Teddy's annual "Black and Orange" party.
25 3 "Bob Fires the Kids" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux November 4, 2012 2ASA12 3.92[8]
When Bob feels that he is depriving the kids of any summer vacation, he decides to relieve them of duty from working the restaurant. After they get bored of their summer break, they are hired by a hippie couple to be "weed pickers". Meanwhile, Bob hires Mickey the bank robber to work at his restaurant.
26 4 "Mutiny on the Windbreaker" John Rice Kit Boss November 11, 2012 2ASA08 4.89[9]
The Belchers are shanghaied on a cruise ship when the captain requests Bob to be his personal chef. While stuck on the cruise, Gene gets a crush on a talentless ventriloquist's Mae West-inspired manatee puppet, Tina pesters a masseur to give her a massage, and Louise gets cartoonishly-long finger- and toenails at the on-board salon.
27 5 "An Indecent Thanksgiving Proposal" Tyree Dillihay Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux November 18, 2012 2ASA19 3.94[10]
Bob's Thanksgiving traditions are interrupted when Mr. Fischoeder recruits the Belchers to pose as his family, hoping to impress an old flame.
28 6 "The Deepening" Bernard Derriman Greg Thompson November 25, 2012 2ASA11 4.66[11]
In this parody of Jaws, Mr. Fischoeder buys a mechanical shark that was used in a movie shot at Wonder Wharf. Teddy, who worked on the movie when he was young, has to battle the shark when it threatens the town's safety.
29 7 "Tina-Rannosaurus Wrecks" Wes Archer Jon Schroeder December 2, 2012 2ASA14 3.97[12]
When Tina accidentally totals the family car, she believes that she is jinxed when she and Bob decide to lie to the insurance agent and end up in insurance fraud.
30 8 "The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene" Don MacKinnon Holly Schlesinger December 9, 2012 2ASA16 4.55[13]
Gene tries to break up with his new girlfriend, Courtney (voiced by David Wain), after the family finds her annoying. When he tries to, however, he finds out that her dad writes jingles and he could possibly launch his own career.
31 9 "God Rest Ye Merry Gentle-Mannequins" Anthony Chun Kit Boss December 16, 2012 2ASA18 3.09[14]
Bob inherits a storage unit from a dead relative, and finds a mentally-disturbed man inside who claims that he was once a clothing store mannequin whose wife went missing when he turned human.
32 10 "Mother Daughter Laser Razor" Jennifer Coyle Nora Smith January 6, 2013 2ASA15 6.40[15]
Linda fears that her bond with Louise isn't as strong as hers with Tina, so she forces Louise to attend a mother-daughter seminar. Meanwhile, Tina and Bob get their legs waxed.
33 11 "Nude Beach" Wes Archer Scott Jacobson January 13, 2013 2ASA20 4.44[16]
Darryl and the Belcher kids set up a business for kids to pay to see a good view of the nearby nude beach. Meanwhile, a new health inspector replaces Hugo and Bob disagrees with him.
34 12 "Broadcast Wagstaff School News" Jennifer Coyle Greg Thompson January 27, 2013 2ASA21 4.12[17]
Tina vows to find the "mad pooper" running rampant at the children's school.
35 13 "My Fuzzy Valentine" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi February 10, 2013 3ASA01 3.45[18]
Bob tries to sweeten Linda's Valentine's Day with a heart-shaped pancake, but when that doesn't stack up, the kids convince him to let them skip school and help him find the perfect gift for the holiday. Meanwhile, Linda celebrates the day by holding a speed-dating event at the restaurant, but the idea hits a snag.
36 14 "Lindapendant Woman" Don MacKinnon Mike Benner February 17, 2013 2ASA22 3.93[19]
Feeling unappreciated, Linda quits and takes a job at a grocery store, leaving Bob to run the place (poorly) on his own, and putting the children smack in the middle of their marital tiff. Later, Tina may have met her soul mate while stocking the milk fridge.
37 15 "O.T.: The Outside Toilet" Anthony Chun Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux March 3, 2013 3ASA02 3.67[20]
In a parody of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Gene finds a talking toilet (voiced by Jon Hamm), and he is determined to keep it out of the wrong hands.
38 16 "Topsy" Tyree Dillihay Loren Bouchard & Nora Smith March 10, 2013 3ASA03 3.85[21]
Louise tries to take down her Thomas Edison-obsessed science teacher by recreating the Topsy incident using Gene and Tina.
39 17 "Two for Tina" Wes Archer Scott Jacobson March 17, 2013 3ASA04 3.62[22]
Tina starts dating a ballet dancer, making Jimmy, Jr. jealous.
40 18 "It Snakes a Village" Jennifer Coyle Kit Boss March 24, 2013 3ASA05 3.76[23]
The family goes to Florida to visit Linda's parents, but they discover they live in a swinger senior home. Meanwhile, the kids try to track down a legendary python.
41 19 "Family Fracas" Don MacKinnon Holly Schlesinger April 14, 2013 3ASA06 3.45[24]
The Belcher family competes against the Pesto family in a game show to win a new minivan after the family car breaks down.
42 20 "The Kids Run the Restaurant" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Steven Davis & Kelvin Yu April 21, 2013 3ASA07 3.74[25]
After Bob goes to the hospital, the kids take over the restaurant and transform it into a casino.
43 21 "Boyz 4 Now" Anthony Chun Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux April 28, 2013 3ASA08 3.50[26]
Tina and Louise attend a Boyz 4 Now concert, leading Louise to discover her crush on the lead singer.
44 22 "Carpe Museum" Tyree Dillihay Jon Schroeder May 5, 2013 3ASA09 3.96[27]
Bob chaperones a school trip to the museum and experiences some father-daughter bonding with Louise, while Gene and his gang are on the lookout for exhibits with busts, and not the kind that are sculpted out of stone. Later, on the museum steps, Linda offers her distinctive chanting talents to striking workers.
45 23 "The Unnatural" Wes Archer Greg Thompson May 12, 2013 3ASA10 3.38[28]
Linda tries to sign up Gene for an expensive baseball camp, while Tina becomes an espresso addict.

References[edit]

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