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
Release
Original network Fox
Original release 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] The show was once again part of Fox's Sunday night lineup, initially airing in its usual timeslot of 8:30 PM Eastern. Beginning on March 9 and continuing for the rest of the season, Bob's Burgers moved to 7:00 PM Eastern; the move came as a result of the addition of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey to the network's lineup.[5]

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.[6]

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title Directed by Written by Original air date Prod.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
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]
The three kids go out on Halloween, but end up being held captive in their own fort.
48 3 "Seaplane!" Jennifer Coyle Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi November 3, 2013 3ASA14 3.75[9]
A pilot known as "Upskirt Kurt" flirts with Linda when she signs up for flying lessons.
49 4 "My Big Fat Greek Bob" Don MacKinnon Scott Jacobson November 10, 2013 3ASA12 3.17[10]
Bob gets involved in college pranks when he gets a temporary job cooking at a fraternity house.
50 5 "Turkey in a Can" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Lizzie Molyneux & Wendy Molyneux November 24, 2013 3ASA16 4.08[11]
Bob is shocked when the Thanksgiving turkey ends up in the toilet.
51 6 "Purple Rain-Union" Tyree Dillihay Loren Bouchard & Nora Smith December 1, 2013 3ASA15 3.39[12]
Linda performs at her high school reunion with her old band.
52 7 "Bob and Deliver" Don MacKinnon Greg Thompson December 8, 2013 3ASA18 4.60[13]
Bob is substitute teacher for the home economics class. Teddy learns to dance.
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]
The Belchers are hired to cater Tammy's bat mitzvah. Tina gets a lot of attention from the boys when Tammy disappears from the party.
59 14 "Uncle Teddy" Don MacKinnon Dan Fybel & Rich Rinaldi March 23, 2014 3ASA22 2.45[20]
Teddy is asked to stay with the kids while Bob and Linda attend a burger convention.
60 15 "The Kids Rob a Train" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Steven Davis & Kelvin Yu March 30, 2014 4ASA01 2.26[21]
The Belchers end up seated in a separate car from their kids while on a train trip.
61 16 "I Get Psy-chic Out of You" Chris Song Jon Schroeder April 6, 2014 4ASA02 2.27[22]
After a couple of accurate predictions, everyone thinks Linda is 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, many of the other attendees are middle-aged men called "Equesticles".
63 18 "Ambergris" Don MacKinnon Scott Jacobson April 20, 2014 4ASA06 1.52[24]
Gene, Louise, and Tina find a large piece of ambergris on the beach, and Louise sells it on the black market. Meanwhile, the parents are having the bathroom renovated.
64 19 "The Kids Run Away" Boohwan Lim & Kyounghee Lim Rich Rinaldi April 27, 2014 4ASA07 2.26[25]
Louise flees the dentist's office when she learns she needs a filling, and goes to Aunt Gayle's.
65 20 "Gene It On" Chris Song Greg Thompson May 4, 2014 4ASA08 2.23[26]
Tina is unable to speak when she falls and bites her tongue during tryouts for the cheerleading squad.
66 21 "Wharf Horse (or How Bob Saves/Destroys the Town – Part I)" Brian Loschiavo Nora Smith May 11, 2014 4ASA09 1.97[27]
Bob and Felix try to convince Mr. Fischoeder to sell Wonder Wharf. Meanwhile, Tina chains herself to the carousel when she learns it is slated for demolition.
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]
Linda and the children rescue Bob and Mr. Fischoeder, who have been tied up under the wharf by Felix.

References[edit]

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