Bob's Burgers (season 4)

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Bob's Burgers Season 4
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Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 22
Broadcast
Original channel Fox
Original run September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29) – May 18, 2014 (2014-05-18)
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List of Bob's Burgers episodes

The fourth season of the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers began airing on the Fox network in the United States on September 29, 2013, and concluded on May 18, 2014.[1][2][3][4]

In this season, Bob subs as the home economics teacher at the kids' school (Bob and Deliver), Linda goes to her high school reunion and ends up singing there (Purple Rain-Union), the family tries to create a local Super Bowl advertisement (Easy Com-mercial, Easy Go-mercial), and the kids set up a trap for Santa Claus (Christmas in the Car). Guest stars returning include Will Forte, John Michael Higgins, Rob Huebel, Ken Jeong, Kevin Kline, Megan Mullally, Laura and Sarah Silverman, and Paul F. Tompkins, as well as new guest stars that include Bobcat Goldthwait, Jordan Peele, and Molly Shannon.[5] This is the final season for head writer Kit Boss, who left the show at the end of the third production season to write for The Good Wife.[6]

Episodes[edit]

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season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Production
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U.S. viewers
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46 1 "A River Runs Through Bob" Jennifer Coyle Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi September 29, 2013 (2013-09-29) 3ASA11 4.48[7]
The family faces the wilderness on a camping adventure, but Bob and Linda accidentally get sent downstream.
47 2 "Fort Night" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Mike Olsen October 6, 2013 (2013-10-06) 3ASA13 4.21[8]
Halloween night's spirit fills the kids as the three eagerly take off for a candy-fueled adventure, but end up with a deranged friend of Louise's who holds them as hostages in their fort.
48 3 "Seaplane!" Jennifer Coyle Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi November 3, 2013 3ASA14 3.75[9]
Linda signs up for flying lessons when she gets bored with Bob's attempts at Date Night. Bob won't join her, so she finds herself targeted by a most charming pilot known as "Upskirt Kurt".
49 4 "My Big Fat Greek Bob" Don MacKinnon Scott Jacobson November 10, 2013 3ASA12 3.17[10]
Bob gets a temporary gig as a cook at an "underdog" frat house and learns that he fits right in. Shenanigans ensue when he and the other fraternity brothers get into a college prank war involving the house's most famous alumnus, Dr. Yap. Meanwhile, the kids try to get in on the action.
50 5 "Turkey in a Can" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux November 24, 2013 3ASA16 4.08[11]
Bob's attempts to make a perfect Thanksgiving dinner literally go down the toilet when someone puts the turkey there.
51 6 "Purple Rain-Union" Tyree Dillihay Loren Bouchard & Nora Smith December 1, 2013 3ASA15 3.39[12]
In an attempt to redeem a failed talent show performance from her past, Linda reunites with her former band mates from the Ta-Ta's to perform at their high school reunion. At the event, Bob becomes very self-conscious about unwanted attention.
52 7 "Bob and Deliver" Don MacKinnon Greg Thompson December 8, 2013 3ASA18 4.60[13]
To Tina's delight, Bob becomes the substitute "Home Ec" teacher at her school and ends up creating a full-scale restaurant in the classroom. However, her excitement is short-lived as Bob's position causes father/daughter friction. But when Gene and Louise go to work for Bob's "school" restaurant, Linda must fend for herself at the family's "other" restaurant (AKA Bob's Burgers).
53 8 "Christmas in the Car" Bernard Derriman & Jennifer Coyle Steven Davis & Kelvin Yu December 15, 2013 3ASA17 5.57[14]
The Belchers go looking for a last-minute Christmas tree and find themselves being followed by a giant candy cane-shaped truck.
54 9 "Slumber Party" Jennifer Coyle Scott Jacobson January 5, 2014 3ASA21 6.35[15]
Linda invites classmates of a reluctant Louise to a surprise slumber party at the Belcher home.
55 10 "Presto Tina-o" Chris Song Kit Boss January 12, 2014 3ASA20 4.20[16]
Tina enters a young magician's contest in order to win over Jimmy Jr., but is passed up in favor of Tammy.
56 11 "Easy Com-mercial, Easy Go-mercial" Tyree Dillihay Jon Schroeder January 26, 2014 3ASA19 3.24[17]
Bob hopes that a Super Bowl commercial for the restaurant will bring in more customers.
57 12 "The Frond Files" Jennifer Coyle Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux March 9, 2014 4ASA04 2.21[18]
During Wagstaff Middle School's open house, Mr. Frond speaks with Bob and Linda in private about Gene's, Louise's, and Tina's allegedly offensive stories about school life.
58 13 "Mazel-Tina" Brian Loschiavo Holly Schlesinger March 16, 2014 4ASA03 2.44[19]
Although Tina isn't invited to her classmate Tammy's bat mitzvah, she ends up at the party because the Belchers have been hired to cater. In Tina's quest to meet boys from other schools, Tammy and Louise end up missing, leaving Tina the center of attention.
59 14 "Uncle Teddy" Don MacKinnon Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi March 23, 2014 3ASA22 2.45[20]
When Bob and Linda leave town for a Burger Convention, they ask Teddy to babysit Tina, Gene and Louise. While the parents are away, Teddy is eager to earn the coveted title of "Uncle Teddy" and does so by putting Tina's crush in his rightful place after discovering that he was just using her for free burgers.
60 15 "The Kids Rob a Train" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Steven Davis & Kelvin Yu March 30, 2014 4ASA01 2.26[21]
The Belchers take a trip on a train and, to their dismay, Louise, Gene and Tina are seated in a separate train car. Louise ropes the children into helping her on a mission to steal the vast chocolate supply from the restaurant car. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda indulge in some wine tasting and have a taste-off with a snobby couple.
61 16 "I Get Psy-chic Out of You" Chris Song Jon Schroeder April 6, 2014 4ASA02 2.27[22]
After predicting that a telemarketer is calling the restaurant when the phone rings, Linda and the kids believe that she is a psychic.
62 17 "The Equestranauts" Tyree Dillihay Dan Mintz April 13, 2014 4ASA05 1.83[23]
Tina attends her first Equestra-con, a convention based on her favorite animated pony show, "The Equestranauts." To her surprise, she finds that the show's fans are middle-aged men called "Equesticles," and a powerful super-fan tricks Tina out of her rare toy pony, forcing Bob to go undercover to try and get it back.
63 18 "Ambergris" Don MacKinnon Scott Jacobson April 20, 2014 4ASA06 1.52[24]
Gene, Louise, and Tina discover a seaweed-covered object at the beach that turns out to be a large hunk of ambergris - an extremely valuable, but illegal, by-product of whale poop that is used in high-end perfumes. But Louise tries to cheat Gene and Tina out of the profit she hopes to make by selling the treasure on the black market. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda deal with their psychologically unstable landlord who is building them a new bathroom.
64 19 "The Kids Run Away" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Rich Rinaldi April 27, 2014 4ASA07 2.26[25]
Upon learning that she has a cavity and needs a filling, Louise runs away from the dentist's office and seeks refuge at Aunt Gayle's. When Louise refuses to go home, Linda sends Tina and Gene to join her and bets her that she won't last the weekend with Aunt Gayle's craziness.
65 20 "Gene It On" Chris Song Greg Thompson May 4, 2014 4ASA08 2.23[26]
Tina decides to try out for the cheerleading squad, but it's actually Gene who gets noticed in the crowd for his spirit and cheering ability. Meanwhile, during her cheer audition, Tina falls and bites her tongue, leaving her unable to speak - and a mischievous Louise steps up to be her translator.
66 21 "Wharf Horse (or How Bob Saves/Destroys the Town – Part I)" Brian Loschiavo Nora Smith May 11, 2014 4ASA09 1.97[27]
Motivated by the promise of a new beachside burger joint, Bob conspires with Felix to convince Mr. Fischoeder to sell Wonder Wharf. Meanwhile, Tina protests the destruction of the wharf's carousel by chaining herself to it.
67 22 "World Wharf II: The Wharfening (or How Bob Saves/Destroys the Town – Part II)" Jennifer Coyle Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux May 18, 2014 4ASA10 1.95[28]
Felix puts Bob and Mr. Fischoeder in danger, and Linda and the children must hustle to the rescue.

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