History Characters / BobsBurgers

28th Aug '17 2:12:33 PM BoyNinja
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* GreenEyedMonster: He only hates Bob for being married to Linda.

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* GreenEyedMonster: He only hates Bob for being married to Linda.Linda, though he very rarely shows any affection for her.



* {{Jerkass}}: As mentioned above, his feelings for Linda cause him to constantly antagonize Bob even when he's done nothing to him (and didn't even know who he was until the pilot episode).

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* {{Jerkass}}: As mentioned above, his feelings for Linda cause him to constantly antagonize Bob even when he's done nothing to him (and didn't even know who he was until the pilot episode). And even if his decisions can cause Linda to suffer as well, he doesn't care.
23rd Aug '17 1:47:05 AM TroperBeDoper
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* ThePigPen: His personal hygiene is commented on several times to be lacking. Most notably a smell everyone seems to pick up on.
22nd Aug '17 7:27:01 PM TitoMosquito
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* AfraidOfBlood: We only see one example of this, but in The Kids Run The Restaurant we see (and hear) that Bob passes out at the sight of blood. Like, even a single drop.

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* AfraidOfBlood: We only see one example of this, but in The "The Kids Run The Restaurant Restaurant" we see (and hear) that Bob passes out at the sight of blood. Like, even a single drop.drop.
-->'''Louise:''' Why can't you bleed like a normal dad?!



** A very deadpan "Oh my God", and a very loud "Oh my God!" You can see every instance from the first four seasons [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFr-kNbXHew here.]]

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** A very deadpan "Oh my God", and a very loud "Oh my God!" You can see every instance from the first four seasons [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFr-kNbXHew here.]]here]].
22nd Aug '17 10:59:18 AM NervousShark
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* WoundedGazelleGca: The aloof Veronica to Josh's approachable Betty.
* CrazyJealousGuy: Can quickly become this to Tina or [[HeterosexualLifePartners Zeke]] when he feels pressured.
* DancingWithMyself: He has a passion for dancing his feelings, especially slow dancing, which he doesn't seem to realize is typically done with a partner.
* GreenEyedEpiphany: Once he finds out that Tina has Josh courting her, he spends a whole episode trying to woo her.
* JerkassBall: In "Presto Tina-O", he acts more abrasively towards Tina, to the point of making her angry.
* NiceGuy: He's generally always a decent, if somewhat dim and oblivious, guy.
* MissingMom: Like his brothers, his mom is never seen onscreen, though in a few episodes she is mentioned, implying that she may have broken up with Jimmy Pesto Sr. Also in "Family Fracas", his mother isn't shown, although Family Fracas is an event where the kids and both of the parents are supposed to attend.
* ObliviousToLove: He has a hard time picking up that Tina's into him, though later episodes suggest that he is at the very least subconsciously aware of it.
* SpeechImpediment: Has a very pronounced lisp. Lampshaded by Tina in "The Unnatural".
* TechnicianVsPerformer: The performer (dances how he feels) to Josh's technician (has been taking ballet for years).
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Zeke.
* TooDumbToLive: Thinks dancing around wildly with scissors is a good idea.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: With Tina.
20th Aug '17 5:52:07 PM DuelMark
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: He's a former bank robber who takes advantage of his friend who gave him a job and still seems interested in returning to his old life, but he doesn't approve of mocking people with diabetes.
17th Aug '17 4:34:46 AM ChrisDen
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* AGodAmI: "Voodoo Work's, I'M A GOD".

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* AGodAmI: "Voodoo Work's, works, I'M A GOD".



* TheLadette: Prefers to spend time with the male side of the family than the women and on some occasions will refer to them all as "the guy's", odd considering Bob and Gene are both InTouchWithHisFeminineSide.

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* TheLadette: Prefers to spend time with the male side of the family than the women and on some occasions will refer to them all as "the guy's", guys", odd considering Bob and Gene are both InTouchWithHisFeminineSide.
8th Aug '17 7:23:20 PM hylee7894
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[[folder:Andy and Ollie Pesto]]
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->'''Ollie voiced by''': Creator/SarahSilverman\\
'''Andy voiced by''': [[TheSarahSilvermanProgram Laura Silverman]]

Jimmy Pesto's younger [[TheDividual twin sons]], who are overly-attached to each other.

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[[folder:Andy [[folder:Edith and Ollie Pesto]]
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Harold Cranwinkle]]
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->'''Ollie ->'''Edith voiced by''': Creator/SarahSilverman\\
'''Andy
Larry Murphy\\
'''Harold
voiced by''': [[TheSarahSilvermanProgram Laura Silverman]]

Jimmy Pesto's younger [[TheDividual twin sons]], who are overly-attached to each other.
Sam Seder

They own an art shop called ''Reflections''.



* AmbiguouslyGay: They're occasionally suggested to be attracted to each other.
* BerserkButton: Being separated from each other.
* ColorCodedCharacters: Andy wears a dark mustard yellow shirt while Ollie wears a sky blue shirt.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}s: They say and do random stuff.
* CuteButCacophonic: Both of them, but Ollie's voice can come off as the more grating of the two.
* {{Expy}}: They seem to be of Walter and Perry from Loren Bouchard's previous show ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies'', with both sets being {{Cloudcuckoolander}}s in a bizarrely codependent and vaguely romantic relationship.
* TheDividual: To the point where being assigned separate partners on a field trip causes them to have an ''emotional breakdown.''
* DontSplitUsUp: They threw a temper tantrum when they weren't assigned to each other as partners in "Carpe Museum".
* FinishingEachOthersSentences
* MissingMom: Their mother is never seen. It's implied his parents were divorced.
* SingleMindedTwins: Both of them think alike.
* ThoseTwoGuys: And they hate being separated from each other. As shown in "Carpe Museum", they will both throw a tantrum if this happens.
* {{Twincest}}: Implied in a very G to PG rated way.
* TwinTelepathy: Implied, considering one of them can feel it when Louis attempts to steal the other one's wallet out of his pants.

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* AmbiguouslyGay: They're occasionally suggested BigGuyLittleGuy: Harold is big, Edith is small.
* BigWordShout: A RunningGag is of Edith appearing in the background and shouting something random, such as "NUDE!" or "FILTH!"
* EvilOldFolks: Well "evil" is kind of a stretch but Edith is very unpleasant and makes things difficult for the Belchers because she thinks they're pigs and should burn in Hell.
* FatAndSkinny: Edith is fat while Harold is skinny.
* FatBastard: Edith is only a little fat, but she definitely has the rudeness.
* HenpeckedHusband: Harold.
* HonorBeforeReason: Edith would rather let Harold dehydrate than let him drink water from Bob's Burgers.
* HypocriticalHumor: Edith has a vendetta against lewd art, but regularly models for nude paintings at her shop.
* {{Jerkass}}: Edith will frequently come by just
to be attracted insult Bob.
* MoralGuardian: During "Art Crawl" Edith tries
to censor Gayle's animal anus paintings because she thinks they're inappropriate. Bob initially hated them too and thought they were bad for business, but shifted priorities because he didn't like that Edith was trying to tell him what he could and couldn't hang up in his own establishment.
* TheNapoleon: Edith is short and is mean to Bob.
* NiceHat: Harold's.
* TheNicknamer: Harold never calls Bob by his real name.
* PunchClockVillain: Edith let Gene and Tina take her art class despite her feud with Bob simply because her class is open to anyone interested in art, but they either left or she kicked them out when Bob destroyed nearly $1000 in merchandise.
* ScrewPolitenessImASenior: Edith, especially to Bob.
* SitcomArchnemesis: Edith and Bob have a fairly contentious, but harmless dislike of
each other.
* BerserkButton: Being separated from each other.
* ColorCodedCharacters: Andy wears a dark mustard yellow shirt while Ollie wears a sky blue shirt.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}s: They say and do random stuff.
* CuteButCacophonic: Both of them, but Ollie's voice can come off as the more grating of the two.
* {{Expy}}: They seem to be of Walter and Perry from Loren Bouchard's previous show ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies'', with both sets being {{Cloudcuckoolander}}s in a bizarrely codependent and vaguely romantic relationship.
* TheDividual: To the point where being assigned separate partners on a field trip causes them to have an ''emotional breakdown.''
* DontSplitUsUp: They threw a temper tantrum when they weren't assigned to each other as partners in "Carpe Museum".
* FinishingEachOthersSentences
* MissingMom: Their mother is never seen. It's implied his parents were divorced.
* SingleMindedTwins: Both of them think alike.
* ThoseTwoGuys: And they hate being separated from each other. As shown in "Carpe Museum", they will both throw a tantrum if this happens.
Always seen together.
* {{Twincest}}: Implied in a very G to PG rated way.
* TwinTelepathy: Implied, considering one of them can feel it when Louis attempts to steal the other one's wallet out of his pants.
YesMan: Harold agrees with almost anything Edith says.



!!Kids

[[folder:Zeke]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Bobby Tisdale

Jimmy Jr's friend and one of the Belchers' schoolmates. He likes to wrestle and is seen as gross by Tina. Initially it seemed like he might become a rival or antagonist to the kids but he has evolved into a companion in their hijinks when a fourth is needed. In those situations, he often serves as the muscle.

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!!Kids

[[folder:Zeke]]
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[[folder:Gretchen]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Bobby Tisdale

Jimmy Jr's
Larry Murphy

A
friend and one of the Belchers' schoolmates. He likes to wrestle and Linda's whose love life is seen as gross by Tina. Initially it seemed like he might become a rival or antagonist to the kids but he has evolved into a companion in their hijinks when a fourth is needed. In those situations, he often serves as the muscle.very messed up.



* AllMenArePerverts: Zeke loves to talk about boobs.
* BigFun: He's big, boisterous and energetic.
* BlatantLies: After he was found out to be the Mad Pooper the reason why he didn't get punished is because "[his] family moves around a lot." He never disappears after this is said.
* BoisterousBruiser: The show doesn't make use of his "bruiser" side much (the Belcher kids go straight to him for their bouncer in "The Kids Run The Restaurant", so it's recognized in-universe), but he is ''definitely'' boisterous.
* BromanticFoil: A variant, where he is often more ''Tina's'' foil rather than Jimmy Jr's.
* ClassClown: Until Bob became the substitute home economics teacher and discovered Zeke had a talent for cooking.
* DirtyKid: He is obsessed with boobs.
* FriendVersusLover: Although never outwardly stated, Tina's interactions with Zeke seem to imply that she feels like she's competing for Jimmy Jr.'s attention with Zeke. This is mainly one-sided, as the former tends to act cold and distant to the latter, with Zeke being completely oblivious to this -- and in fact, seems to like her as a friend just fine. The biggest example would probably be in "The Belchies". Interestingly enough, Tina is generally nicer to Zeke when Jimmy Jr. isn't around.
* HiddenDepths: As Bob helps him discover, he has a hidden talent for cooking -- specifically, he might have a perfect palate, and he demonstrates an aptitude for short-order cooking. The occasional stray comment indicates that he greatly appreciates peoples' trust in him.
* HotBlooded: The kind of kid who will jump to action at the drop of a hat. ''Any'' action, ''any'' hat.
* LargeHam: Just chews scenery every time he shows up. He spends large parts of "Presto Tina-O" not actually doing much, for example, but still manages to have a presence.
* PaperThinDisguise: Wears a jockstrap on his face while giving Gene a purple nurple in "Gene It On". Gene is too stupid to tell him apart even when Zeke tells him on the face it's not him.
* PottyFailure: He is revealed to be the Mad Pooper (or the Butt-ler) in "Broadcast Wagstaff School News" -- the first time was accident, the second time was for fun, then it was an accident again, and so on, but after that [[HeartwarmingMoments he did it for Tina]].
* RememberTheNewGuy: In his first appearance, Tina is surprised to see him even though viewers have never seen him before.
* ShipTease: Arguably done with Tina in "Midday Run". When she [[spoiler: helps him get the mascot costume, [[Main/ItMakesSenseInContext so he could entertain his grandma before her surgery]]]] he is touched by this and says
-->'''Zeke''': Damn, Tina, now I got a story to tell on our wedding day. You think that's not gonna happen, but I'll getcha girl, I'm gonna getcha.
* SupremeChef: In "Bob And Deliver", Bob discovers he has a highly acute sense of taste and natural talent at cooking, greatly improving the soup Bob was showing them despite not knowing what most of the spices he was using even were.
* TeenPregnancy: According to a throw away line from ''"[=OT=]:The Outside Toilet"'', he was the result of one.
-->"Oh, man. This is heavier than my mom at the prom. 'Cause she was pregnant with me."
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Jimmy Jr.
* {{Wingman}}: For Jimmy, when trying to woo Tina.

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* AllMenArePerverts: Zeke loves to talk about boobs.
* BigFun: He's big, boisterous
AbhorrentAdmirer: She says she stalked famous people and energetic.
* BlatantLies: After he was found out to be the Mad Pooper the reason why he didn't get punished is because "[his] family moves around a lot." He never disappears after this is said.
* BoisterousBruiser: The show doesn't make use of his "bruiser" side much (the Belcher kids go straight to him for their bouncer in "The Kids Run The Restaurant", so it's recognized in-universe), but he is ''definitely'' boisterous.
* BromanticFoil: A variant, where he is often more ''Tina's'' foil rather than Jimmy Jr's.
* ClassClown: Until Bob became the substitute home economics teacher and discovered Zeke had a talent for cooking.
* DirtyKid: He is obsessed with boobs.
* FriendVersusLover: Although never outwardly stated, Tina's interactions with Zeke seem to imply that she feels like she's competing for Jimmy Jr.'s attention with Zeke. This is mainly one-sided, as the
former tends to act cold and distant to the latter, with Zeke being completely oblivious to this -- and in fact, seems to like her as a friend just fine. The biggest example would probably be in "The Belchies". Interestingly enough, Tina is generally nicer to Zeke when Jimmy Jr. isn't around.
* HiddenDepths: As Bob helps him discover, he has a hidden talent for cooking -- specifically, he might have a perfect palate, and he demonstrates an aptitude for short-order cooking. The occasional stray comment indicates that he greatly appreciates peoples' trust in him.
* HotBlooded: The kind of kid who will jump to action at the drop of a hat. ''Any'' action, ''any'' hat.
* LargeHam: Just chews scenery every time he shows up. He spends large parts of "Presto Tina-O" not actually doing much, for example, but still manages to have a presence.
* PaperThinDisguise: Wears a jockstrap on his face while giving Gene a purple nurple in "Gene It On". Gene is too stupid to tell him apart even when Zeke tells him on the face it's not him.
* PottyFailure: He is revealed to be the Mad Pooper (or the Butt-ler) in "Broadcast Wagstaff School News" -- the first time was accident, the second time was for fun, then it was an accident again, and so on, but after that [[HeartwarmingMoments he did it for Tina]].
* RememberTheNewGuy: In his first appearance, Tina is surprised to see him even though viewers have never seen him before.
boyfriends.
* ShipTease: Arguably done with Tina AxCrazy: If stalking celebs and her ex-boyfriends is any indication.
* DumbBlonde: She isn't the sharpest knife
in "Midday Run". When the drawer, to be frank.
* FatBastard: See TheSociopath.
* FatIdiot: She's fat, and not so bright.
* FormerlyFat: In one episode
she [[spoiler: helps him get the mascot costume, [[Main/ItMakesSenseInContext so he could entertain his grandma before loses weight using a diet consisting of fruit and vegetable peels. However due to NegativeContinuity she's back to her surgery]]]] he is touched by this old body shape. This actually MakesSenseInContext, since such crash diets are very unhealthy and says
-->'''Zeke''': Damn, Tina, now I got a story
any weight loss achieved is extremely difficult to tell on our wedding day. You think that's not gonna happen, but I'll getcha girl, I'm gonna getcha.
* SupremeChef: In "Bob And Deliver", Bob discovers he has a highly acute sense of taste and natural talent at cooking, greatly improving the soup Bob was showing them despite not knowing what most
maintain because of the spices he was using even were.
stress it puts on the body.
* TeenPregnancy: According to HasAType: She has a throw away line thing for men in power.
* IJustWantToBeLoved: All she wants is a boyfriend.
%%* LackOfEmpathy
* SatelliteCharacter: She increasingly became a character who only showed up in Linda-related stories.
* TheSociopath: She's made comments about stalking celebrities and old boyfriends, and has also mentioned attacking them and their loved ones with her car in an offhand fashion. She also joked about being fired
from ''"[=OT=]:The Outside Toilet"'', he was the result of one.
-->"Oh, man. This is heavier than my mom at the prom. 'Cause she was pregnant with me."
her job for sexual harassment.
* ThoseTwoGuys: With Jimmy Jr.
* {{Wingman}}: For Jimmy, when trying to woo Tina.
StalkerWithACrush: Stalks celebrities and ex-boyfriends.
%%* {{Yandere}}:



[[folder:Rudolph "Rudy" Steiblitz]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Brian Huskey

AKA [[InSeriesNickname Regular-Sized Rudy]]. A sweet, dorky boy who goes to school with Louise, frequently in trouble due to his awkward combination of thrill-seeking tendencies and severe asthma. He originally appeared as Louise's field trip buddy in "Carpe Museum" and sneaked into a closed rainforest exhibit with her.

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[[folder:Rudolph "Rudy" Steiblitz]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Brian Huskey

AKA [[InSeriesNickname Regular-Sized Rudy]]. A sweet, dorky boy
[[folder:Ginger]]

Linda's best friend
who goes to school with Louise, was never seen on screen, though Linda frequently in trouble due talks to his awkward combination of thrill-seeking tendencies and severe asthma. He originally appeared as Louise's field trip buddy in "Carpe Museum" and sneaked into a closed rainforest exhibit with her.her over the phone.



* {{Adorkable}}: A nerd and somewhat awkward.
* AndZoidberg: "AND RUDY'S... there!"
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Once he finds out that Tina [[spoiler: lost Zeke, when she was suppose to escort him to the principal, and lied to Mr. Frond, saying she did]]. He is [[Main/BrokenPedestal upset with her]], and sabotages her attempt later to cover up her mistake.
* BrokenPedestal: Saw Tina as this "Midday Run"
* ChallengeSeeker: Regularly participates in activities far too strenuous or risky for a child with asthma, apparently specifically because someone told him not to. This includes tree-climbing, baseball, sneaking off during field trips and ''train robbing''. He's a bit of an adrenaline junkie.
* CompanionCube: Beanbag.
* CrazyPrepared: "You never know when someone will want to jam."
* {{Determinator}}: Serious asthma doesn't stop him.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
-->'''Bob, incredulous''': Regular-Sized Rudy? Why do they call you that?\\
'''Rudy''': Just look at me.
** He's called this to differentiate him from Pocket-Sized Rudy, who is apparently the size of a baby if his height compared to Louise in "Carpe Museum" is any indication (he's too short to appear on screen when the camera is eye-level with Louise).
* GenerationXerox: As seen in "The Kids Rob A Train", Rudy greatly resembles a smaller version of his father, but with no glasses.
* IJustWantToHaveFriends: And will risk asthma-related death to keep up with them. The Belcher children (Louise in particular) like him.
* IllBoy: Has asthma.
* InSeriesNickname: As opposed to Pocket-Sized Rudy.
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: The timid, quiet Feminine Boy to Louise's Masculine Girl.
* MoralityPet: To Louise, on occasion. She seems to genuinely like him.
* NerdyInhaler: Not all that nerdy, but still needs a hit o' inhaler every couple of hours or else.
* NiceGuy: Unusually low concern regarding his own mortality aside. Louise is shocked during ''The Kids Rob A Train'' when he convinces her that his offer to pull the stolen chocolate into the juice caboose and then help her up is genuine, and not an attempt to double-cross her. She even states she can't work with someone who wouldn't take the obvious chance to double-cross someone.
* NonActionGuy: Emphasized in "The Unnatural", when he takes the baseball scam class and falls down gasping from hitting an imaginary ball.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Regular-Sized Rudy"/"Reg-Size Rudy". He's called this because there are two Rudys in the school, with the other one being called Pocket-Sized Rudy. He likes his nickname, while Pocket-Sized Rudy doesn't like his.
* PuppyLove: "Bob Actually" shows that he likes Louise as more than a friend, originally trying to ask her out to lunch on Valentine's Day. [[spoiler:This was a RedHerring, as Rudy wanted her to give a Valentine's card to Chloe Barbash. However, Rudy did get a kiss from Louise after she told him Chloe was just using him, and he did enjoy it.]]
* {{Rimshot}}: Supplies Louise with a cymbals-only sting after she insults Mr. Frond.
* SixthRanger: The child most often to join the Belcher kids on their misadventures.

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* {{Adorkable}}: A nerd and somewhat awkward.
* AndZoidberg: "AND RUDY'S... there!"
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Once he finds out that Tina [[spoiler: lost Zeke,
TheGhost: Averted in the season 6 premiere when she was suppose to escort him to we see the principal, and lied to Mr. Frond, saying she did]]. He is [[Main/BrokenPedestal upset with her]], and sabotages back of her attempt later to cover up her mistake.
* BrokenPedestal: Saw Tina as this "Midday Run"
* ChallengeSeeker: Regularly participates
in activities far too strenuous or risky for a child with asthma, Linda's flashback.
* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Subverted. She
apparently specifically because someone told him not to. This includes tree-climbing, baseball, sneaking off during field trips and ''train robbing''. He's a bit of an adrenaline junkie.
* CompanionCube: Beanbag.
* CrazyPrepared: "You never know when someone will want to jam."
* {{Determinator}}: Serious asthma doesn't stop him.
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin
-->'''Bob, incredulous''': Regular-Sized Rudy? Why do they call you that?\\
'''Rudy''': Just look at me.
** He's called this to differentiate him from Pocket-Sized Rudy, who is apparently the size of a baby if his height compared to Louise in "Carpe Museum" is any indication (he's too short to appear on screen when the camera is eye-level
drugs her husband with Louise).
* GenerationXerox: As seen in "The Kids Rob A Train", Rudy greatly resembles a smaller version of his father, but with no glasses.
* IJustWantToHaveFriends: And will risk asthma-related death to keep up with them. The Belcher children (Louise in particular) like him.
* IllBoy: Has asthma.
* InSeriesNickname: As opposed to Pocket-Sized Rudy.
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: The timid, quiet Feminine Boy to Louise's Masculine Girl.
* MoralityPet: To Louise, on occasion. She seems to genuinely like him.
* NerdyInhaler: Not
"penis pills" all that nerdy, but still needs a hit o' inhaler every couple of hours or else.
* NiceGuy: Unusually low concern regarding his own mortality aside. Louise is shocked during ''The Kids Rob A Train'' when he convinces her that his offer to pull
the stolen chocolate into the juice caboose and then help her up is genuine, and not an attempt to double-cross her. She even states she can't work with someone who wouldn't take the obvious chance to double-cross someone.
* NonActionGuy: Emphasized in "The Unnatural", when
time, or he takes them regularly. Linda wasn't clear on the baseball scam class and falls down gasping from hitting an imaginary ball.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Regular-Sized Rudy"/"Reg-Size Rudy". He's called this because there are two Rudys in the school, with the other one being called Pocket-Sized Rudy. He likes his nickname, while Pocket-Sized Rudy doesn't
details.
-->'''Linda''': I wanna be edgy
like his.
them. Pill popping sex freaks!
* PuppyLove: "Bob Actually" shows NoodleIncident: Linda usually relates weird stories about Ginger to her family but without all the details.
-->'''Linda''': Ginger's cat died, but in a really funny way!
* SatelliteCharacter: The whole point of her character is just to be Linda's best friend.
* ShoutOut:
** Possibly to ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies''. In the earlier seasons of
that he likes Louise as more than a friend, originally trying to ask her out to lunch on Valentine's Day. [[spoiler:This was a RedHerring, as Rudy wanted her to give a Valentine's card to Chloe Barbash. However, Rudy did get a kiss from Louise after she told him Chloe was just using him, and he did enjoy it.]]
* {{Rimshot}}: Supplies Louise with a cymbals-only sting after she insults Mr. Frond.
* SixthRanger: The child most
show, Paula would often be talking to join an unseen friend on the telephone, though that was mostly for exposition's sake.
** Her name, taken along with
the Belcher kids daughters -- Tina Louise played Ginger on their misadventures.''Series/GilligansIsland''.
* TheVoiceless: Due to being never seen, she hasn't had any lines.



[[folder:Josh]]
->'''Voiced by''': Ben Schwartz

A boy that Tina searches for in ''Lindapendent Woman''. She met him behind the milk fridge. Not being able to see his face, the only way to recognize him is by a turtle bite on his index finger that was covered by a bandage. In the end he meets Tina face to face, kisses her, and receives Tina's phone number. Like Jimmy, he's also a dancer, focusing on ballet.

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[[folder:Josh]]
[[folder:Jen]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Ben Schwartz

A boy that
Wendy Molyneux

Occasionally appears to babysit Gene,
Tina searches and Louise. A generally meek person, she's usually thoroughly unprepared for in ''Lindapendent Woman''. She met him behind the milk fridge. Not being able to see his face, the only way to recognize him is by a turtle bite on his index finger that was covered by a bandage. In the end he meets Tina face to face, kisses her, and receives Tina's phone number. Like Jimmy, he's also a dancer, focusing on ballet.their hijinks.



* BettyAndVeronica: The approachable to Jimmy, Jr.'s hard-to-get.
* ChekhovsGunman: Originally a relatively minor character in his debut episode, only having two scenes.
* IncompatibleOrientation: Hinted at with his friend from performance school.
* NiceGuy: He's more open and similar to Tina than Jimmy Junior is.
* TechnicianVsPerformer: The technician (he's been taking ballet for years) to Jimmy Jr's performer (dances how he feels).
* WillTheyOrWontThey: With Tina -- he's genuinely interested in her, but she's more into Jimmy Jr.

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* BettyAndVeronica: The approachable BewareTheQuietOnes: Don't tickle her unless you want her to Jimmy, Jr.'s hard-to-get.
punch you.
* ChekhovsGunman: Originally HatesBeingTouched: If you touch her even a relatively minor character in his debut episode, only having two scenes.
* IncompatibleOrientation: Hinted at with his friend from performance school.
* NiceGuy: He's more open
little bit, she'll feel ticklish all over, and similar to not in a good way.
* ShrinkingViolet:
Tina than Jimmy Junior is.
* TechnicianVsPerformer: The technician (he's been taking ballet for years) to Jimmy Jr's performer (dances how he feels).
* WillTheyOrWontThey: With Tina -- he's genuinely interested in her, but she's more into Jimmy Jr.
minus confidence.



[[folder:Darryl]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Creator/AzizAnsari

One of the kids' classmates. He first appears helping Bob get better at the video game "Burgerboss" in exchange for Bob protecting him from bullies. He later works with the kids on a number of their schemes.

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[[folder:Felix Fischoeder]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Creator/AzizAnsari

One of the kids' classmates. He first appears helping Bob get better at the video game "Burgerboss" in exchange for Bob protecting him from bullies. He later works with the kids on a number of their schemes.
[[Film/TheHangover Zach Galifianakis]]

Mr. Fischoeder's even more off-kilter younger brother.



* AmbiguouslyBrown: It's not sure what ethnicity he is. Bob thinks he might be black, but isn't sure.
* AsianAndNerdy: It's not stated precisely but Darryl is most likely Indian (as in "from India", not "Native American"), like his voice actor (who was born in America, but whose parents were originally from India).
* HiddenDepths: He turns out to be a talented singer.
%%* HollywoodNerd
* ItsPronouncedTroPay: "It's Dar-el".
* TheMillstone: In "Fort Night", selling the rest of the kids out to Millie for a bathroom break.
* NewNeighborsAsThePlotDemands: First appears in "Burgerboss" specifically because Bob needs a video game expert to mentor him. The Belcher kids do not seem to know who he is. But he is subsequently revealed to be a student at the Belchers' school who moves in the same social circles as they.
* PeepingTom: Has a high-powered telescope he uses to watch his neighbor undress.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: It's not sure what ethnicity he is. AlliterativeName: '''F'''elix '''F'''ischoeder.
* AmbiguousDisorder: In his first appearance, though it's quietly dropped in "Wharf Horse".
* BigBad: Of the "How
Bob thinks he might be black, but isn't sure.
Saves/Destroys The Town" two-parter.
* AsianAndNerdy: It's not stated precisely but Darryl is most likely Indian (as in "from India", not "Native American"), like his voice actor (who was born in America, but whose parents were originally from India).
* HiddenDepths:
CainAndAbel: [[spoiler: He turns out to be a talented singer.
%%* HollywoodNerd
Cain.]]
* ItsPronouncedTroPay: "It's Dar-el".
* TheMillstone: In "Fort Night", selling the rest of the kids out to Millie for a bathroom break.
* NewNeighborsAsThePlotDemands: First appears in "Burgerboss" specifically because Bob needs a video game expert to mentor him. The Belcher kids do not
CloudCuckooLander: His grasp on sanity makes Calvin seem almost well adjusted.
* EasilyForgiven: Even after the incidents of "How Bob Saves/Destroys The Town" (See the SanitySlippage section for more details) his relationship with his brother is exactly the same in the following episodes and his attempt
to know who he is. But he murder his brother and Bob is subsequently never mentioned again in the series.
* EyeScream: Is offhandedly
revealed to be have stabbed out his brother's eye.
* HeelFaceTurn: Has second thoughts about [[spoiler:leaving Bob and Calvin to drown]] and goes back to save them.
* ManipulativeBastard: Uses Bob's desire for
a student nice burger joint to manipulate him into trying to get Calvin to sell Wonder Wharf
* SanitySlippage: Granted he wasn't really sane to begin with, but Bob convincing Mr. Fischoeder not to sell Wonder Wharf causes him [[spoiler: to hold them both
at gunpoint and tie them under the Belchers' school who moves in pier to be drowned by the same social circles as they.
* PeepingTom: Has a high-powered telescope he uses to watch his neighbor undress.
tide.]]



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->'''Voiced by''': Creator/JennySlate

A former friend of Tina's and the resident bad girl of the kid's school.

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[[folder:Mickey]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Creator/JennySlate

[[Series/SaturdayNightLive Bill Hader]]

A former friend of Tina's and the resident bad girl of the kid's school.bank robber who befriended Bob.



* AlphaBitch: Acts this way, though she doesn't have the legion of friends you'd expect of the trope. (That ''Tina'' was her first friend at Wagstaff should tell you something.)
* DisproportionateRetribution: In "Bad Tina", she blackmails Tina into spending time with her and misbehaving by threatening to give Jimmy, Jr. an erotic story Tina wrote about him. Then when Tina fails to show up for a double date and ruins Tammy's chances with a boy she likes (because Tina got grounded for [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking trying to sneak out in the middle of the night with a bottle of margarita mix, using the family's emergency phone to text Tammy, and calling Linda a]] [[BorrowedCatchphrase boob punch]]), Tammy decides to read the story to the entire school.
* DumbBlonde: She's not a natural blonde, but she's definitely stupid enough to qualify when she does go blonde.
* FriendlyEnemy: Tina is still very cordial with her, which angers Tammy.
* GoKartingWithBowser: Seems to be her relationship with the Belcher kids. Even though they're rivals they occasionally team up, like when Gene joined her cheer-leading squad.
* {{Gasshole}}: Farts when she laughs too hard.
** And when she's lifted during a cheer-leading routine.
** And when she's really nervous like when she snuck into a high school party.
* InformedJudaism: Her Bat Mitzvah episode is the only indication she's Jewish, otherwise she fits the stereotype of the spoiled WASP.
* {{Jerkass}}: Blackmails her friends on a frequent basis, and a total stuck up.
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: She'll only be friendly when you happen to have something she wants. And not even ''that'' will save you from her awful attitude.
* JewishAmericanPrincess: "Mazel Tina" reveals she's Jewish.
* KarmaHoudini: Unlike some of the other characters in the show, this tends to be averted. Fate always seems to turn the tables on Tammy, one way or the other.
* KentBrockmanNews: In her second appearance and now a regular trait with her as seen in "The Millie-churian Candidate".
* ItsAllAboutMe: Her ideal theme for her Bat Mitzvah? ''Herself.''
* LargeHam: Tammy loves to chew the scenery.
* NeverMyFault: When it comes to farting, she almost always tries to deny it or blame it on someone else. It's sort of [[RunningGag running gag at this point]].
* NewTransferStudent: In her first appearance.
* NotSoDifferent: She and Tina have actually ended up bonding more than once, mostly over boys, and Tina has gradually become more equally aggressive in their rivalry. There are some hints that Tammy actually likes Tina, but is too petty and jealous to actually be her friend.
* TheRival: To Tina, though she's actively more aggressive than Tina
* SpoiledBrat: Is yelling at her mom over the phone in "Mazel Tina". And at her Rabbi.
* UnusualEuphemism: ''"Don't be such a boob punch!"''

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* AlphaBitch: Acts this way, though she doesn't have the legion AffablyEvil: At first Bob was terrified of friends you'd expect him, but once he was [[spoiler: one of Mickey's hostages]], he realized Mickey can be a pretty nice guy, although a bit eccentric, and scared.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Case in point, in "Dawn
of the trope. (That ''Tina'' was her first friend at Wagstaff should tell you something.)
* DisproportionateRetribution:
Peck" he thought that the birds that escaped were planning on taking over the earth.
**
In "Bad Tina", she blackmails Tina into spending time with her and misbehaving by threatening "Bob Fires the Kids", he thought he could rob the same bank twice since it's unconstitutional to give Jimmy, Jr. an erotic story Tina wrote about him. Then when Tina fails to show up be tried for a double date and ruins Tammy's chances with a boy she likes (because Tina got grounded for [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking trying to sneak out in the middle of the night with a bottle of margarita mix, using the family's emergency phone to text Tammy, and calling Linda a]] [[BorrowedCatchphrase boob punch]]), Tammy decides to read the story to the entire school.
* DumbBlonde: She's
same crime twice in America, even after Bob tells him that's not a natural blonde, but she's definitely stupid enough to qualify when she does go blonde.
how "double jeopardy" works.
* FriendlyEnemy: Tina is When he was still very cordial with her, which angers Tammy.
* GoKartingWithBowser: Seems to be her relationship with the Belcher kids. Even though they're rivals they occasionally team up, like
a bank robber (and sometimes when Gene joined her cheer-leading squad.
he still causes trouble), he was this to the Belchers.
* {{Gasshole}}: Farts HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: PlayedForLaughs. In "Bob Fires the Kids” he got released from prison and says he planned on straightening himself out and worked for Bob for bit, only for Bob to find out that he was using their basement to tunnel into the bank, and fires him.
** In "Ambergris" we see him happily working at the Wharf, and is reluctant to help Louise sell the ambergris since it's illegal. She does convince him to do "one last job" so he could use his share to open a bar, and officially go straight. However,
when she laughs too hard.
Tina says she'll give him the full ambergris, because [[spoiler: Louise was going to double-cross him]] he reveals that he'd use his share to [[spoiler: buy a tank to rob a bank.]]
** And when As of "Wharf Horse" he seems to still be working at the Wharf, and focuses his job, and tells Louise she's lifted during a cheer-leading routine.
** And
too short to ride the Rollercoaster only to later let her ride it when she claims she's really nervous like when she snuck into a high school party.
* InformedJudaism: Her Bat Mitzvah episode is the only indication she's Jewish, otherwise she fits the stereotype
with Fischoeder.
** In "Dawn
of the spoiled WASP.
* {{Jerkass}}: Blackmails her friends on a frequent basis, and a total stuck up.
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: She'll
Peck" he gladly runs the ride that the kids are on, only be friendly to abandon them when you happen the birds start attacking. But later comes back with Linda, and Teddy (although begrudgingly) to have something she wants. And not even ''that'' will help save you from her awful attitude.
* JewishAmericanPrincess: "Mazel Tina" reveals she's Jewish.
the kids and later [[spoiler: Bob]], and joins everyone for Thanksgiving.
** In "Best Burger" he helped the kids get the black garlic to Bob, and helped the kids avoid the store manager they took it from.
* KarmaHoudini: Unlike some of He ''nearly'' was about to go to prison, but it turned out the other characters in prosecutor against him had gone to the show, trial while under heavy influence of meth, allowing him to skip all obvious charges and be set free.
* VillainousFriendship: With his old partner Rodney, to the point where he looked up to him.
* WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs: His debut as a criminal has somehow not stopped
this tends to be averted. Fate always seems to turn the tables man from getting a job. Though, every time he appears, he is already working on Tammy, one way or the other.
* KentBrockmanNews: In her second appearance and now
a regular trait with her as seen in "The Millie-churian Candidate".
* ItsAllAboutMe: Her ideal theme for her Bat Mitzvah? ''Herself.''
* LargeHam: Tammy loves to chew the scenery.
* NeverMyFault: When it comes to farting, she almost always tries to deny it or blame it
different job. Though they're all on someone else. It's sort of [[RunningGag running gag at this point]].
* NewTransferStudent: In her first appearance.
* NotSoDifferent: She and Tina have actually ended up bonding more than once, mostly over boys, and Tina has gradually become more equally aggressive in their rivalry. There are some hints that Tammy actually likes Tina, but
Wonder Wharf, which is too petty and jealous to actually be her friend.
* TheRival: To Tina, though she's actively more aggressive than Tina
* SpoiledBrat: Is yelling at her mom over the phone in "Mazel Tina". And at her Rabbi.
* UnusualEuphemism: ''"Don't be such a boob punch!"''
staffed entirely by criminals like Mickey.



[[folder:Jocelyn]]
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->'''Voiced by''': John Roberts

A recurring classmate of Tina and Tammy.

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[[folder:"Big Bob" Belcher]]
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->'''Voiced by''': John Roberts

A recurring classmate of Tina
H. Jon Benjamin ("Bob Fires the Kids" only), Bill Hader

Bob's father,
and Tammy.the owner of Big Bob's Diner.



* BareYourMidriff: Her purple t-shirt shows her navel.
* CloudCuckoolander: Not only does she seem moderately unintelligent, but she once pulled the fire alarm when she witnessed a fight because she assumed the Fire Department would know what to do.
* DumbBlonde: Extremely shallow, she has very few opinions of her own.
* GirlPosse: An extremely poor man's one to Tammy, even though the two don't actually seem to like each other all that much.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Her mother was shown in "Runway Club" -- not only do the two have a strong physical resemblance, they even speak in the same manner.

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* BareYourMidriff: Her purple t-shirt shows her navel.
* CloudCuckoolander: Not only does she seem moderately unintelligent, but she once pulled the fire alarm when she witnessed
AbusiveParents: When Bob (our main character) was a fight because she assumed the Fire Department kid, Big Bob would know what have him work in the restaurant all summer rather than let his son play outside and make friends, resulting in Bob befriending inanimate objects. In "Father of the Bob" we see that he wouldn't give his son a chance to do.
make his own burgers, insisted that he listen to him and follow the menu he created, and throws out the burger Bob made.
* DumbBlonde: Extremely shallow, she AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Despite how overcritical he was, he did still try to get along with his son, giving him a Christmas present of [[spoiler: changing the restaurant from "Big Bob's Diner" to "Big Bob's and Son's Diner" and wanting to be partners (only for Bob Jr. to refuse due to how impossible his dad was)]].
** By the end of "Father of the Bob", Bob realizes that his father [[spoiler: kept the first review of Bob’s Burgers]]; they both apologize for how they both treated each other. Bob says he's sorry for how he handled saying no to Big Bob's offer and accepts Big Bob for who he is, and Big Bob apologizes for being impossible to work with, and says Bob
has very few opinions of her own.
done well for himself and should be proud.
* GirlPosse: An extremely poor man's one ControlFreak: Refused to Tammy, even though let Bob change the two menu at all. It's why [[spoiler: Bob chose not to become partners with him]]
* EarlyBirdCameo:
** We
don't actually seem to see his face, but we hear his voice, and get our first glimpse at what kind of father he was in "Bob Fires the Kids".
** His restaurant also makes an appearance in the background of many episodes, as a picture in Bob's living room.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness:
** In "Bob Fires the Kids" Big Bob sounds
like each other all Bob, but a bit deeper, unlike "Father of the Bob" where he sounds completely different (because he was played by H. Jon Benjamin in the former, but Bill Hader was cast for his major appearance in the latter).
** In "Bob Fires the Kids" Bob and Linda also say
that much.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Her mother was shown in "Runway Club" -- not only do
Big Bob sold his diner, and some ladies had bought the two have a strong physical resemblance, they even speak in place. Fast Forward to “Father of the Bob" Big Bob still has the same manner.diner, and it's still where it was in the flashback implying that he either bought his Diner back, or this has been retconned.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Made his son work each summer instead of having fun, and was always critical of how he would cook. But he does love his grandchildren, and his son enough to [[spoiler: keep the first review of his restaurant]], admits that he is hard to work with, and believes that his son has done fine on his own, and should be proud.
* RealMenWearPink: Regularly hangs out at the neighboring gay bar to watch Series/{{Scandal}}.



[[folder:Courtney Wheeler]]
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->'''Voiced by''': David Wain

A girl in Gene's grade who like likes him. To spare her feelings, Gene agrees to go out with her, to all three kids' -- and Bob's once he meets her -- annoyance. She has a heart condition that requires medication every day.

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->'''Voiced by''': David Wain

Gary Cole

A girl in Gene's grade police sergeant who like likes him. To spare her feelings, Gene agrees to go out has interacted with her, to all three kids' -- and Bob's once he meets her -- annoyance. She has a heart condition that requires medication every day.the Belchers on occasion.



* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Gene.
* AlphaBitch: Though not as bad as Tammy. Definitely more "annoying" than "bitch". Becomes a LovableAlphaBitch in the sixth season.
* AnnoyingLaugh: The thing that drives... ''everyone'' nuts.
%%* BrutalHonesty
* CharacterTic: [[OralFixation Sucking on her necklace]]
* CrossdressingVoices: Voiced by David Wain, better known from ''The State'' and as the voice of the Warden on ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}''.
* GirlPosse: Has two other friends she is usually seen with.
* HiddenDepths: She's not too bad of an actress.
* IllGirl: Played with. She has a heart condition which makes [[spoiler:faking a heart attack played quite realistically -- the heart attack was fake, but the problem was real.]] Health-wise though, besides that, Courtney's not that much different from any other girl her age.
* ItsAllAboutMe: About as much as would be realistic.
* {{Jerkass}}: Downplayed but clearly there.
* JerkassHasAPoint: [[spoiler: When Gene finds out Courtney's dad works in advertisement, he continues seeing her because he thinks he can get a jingle used in a commercial. He then tries to use her birthday party to pitch something and gets so mad at Courtney his screaming causes her to have a heart attack. She gets back at Gene by having her dad and doctor pretend that she dies. From that point the two seem amicable after Gene apologizes for using her even though Gene has to help set her up with another kid.]]
* LackOfEmpathy: Downplayed -- she has ''some'' empathy, but is a SpoiledBrat. Averted in the sixth season.
* OfficialCouple: With Gene for the duration of ''The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene''.
* TheRival: To Gene in ''Work Hard Or Die Trying, Girl.'' Unlike her fellow blonde rivals [[AlphaBitch Tammy]] and [[TheSociopath Millie]], Courtney and Gene do get along a little better.
* SpoiledSweet: Becomes this in the sixth season.
%%* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave
* TookALevelInKindness: While still in an "antagonist" role and something of an irritant, she is far less obnoxious in her appearance in ''Work Hard Or Die Trying, Girl''. Comes to a head in the sixth season when she moves firmly out of the antagonist role doing the morning announcements with Gene. The two enter a relationship again that is mutual on both ends, but it is ''Courtney'' who decides they need to break up because it's negatively effecting their performance. [[spoiler: After Gene does a heartfelt song about Valentine's Day and demonstrates he respects Courtney's choice, she gives him a kiss, saying it ''is'' Valentine's Day.]]
* WorthyOpponent: Despite not initially getting a role in Gene's musical, she expresses open heartfelt admiration when she sees in it action.

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* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Gene.
* AlphaBitch: Though not as bad as Tammy. Definitely more "annoying" than "bitch". Becomes a LovableAlphaBitch in the sixth season.
* AnnoyingLaugh: The thing that drives... ''everyone'' nuts.
%%* BrutalHonesty
* CharacterTic: [[OralFixation Sucking on her necklace]]
* CrossdressingVoices: Voiced by David Wain, better known from ''The State'' and as the voice
TheComicallySerious: Had basically zero sense of the Warden on ''WesternAnimation/{{Superjail}}''.
* GirlPosse: Has two other friends she is usually seen with.
* HiddenDepths: She's not too bad of an actress.
* IllGirl: Played with. She has a heart condition
humor, which makes [[spoiler:faking a heart attack played quite realistically -- leads to him treating even the heart attack was fake, but the problem was real.]] Health-wise though, besides that, Courtney's not goofiest cases as dead serious.
* DeadpanSnarker: He loves his sarcasm.
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: Claims to be part of a secret society
that much different from any other girl her age.
* ItsAllAboutMe: About as much as would be realistic.
hunts people for sport in "My Fuzzy Valentine".
* {{Jerkass}}: Downplayed but clearly there.
Bosco is an unpleasant guy. He's not even above shin-kicking a 9 year old girl.
* JerkassHasAPoint: PoliceAreUseless: Bosco is...not good at his job. He nearly got Bob killed when he ordered a shot at Mickey in "Bob Day Afternoon", dismissed Bob's emergency texts as drunk texts in "World Wharf II: The Wharfening", and was willing to risk his detective career on Linda's [[spoiler: When Gene finds out Courtney's dad works nonexistent]] psychic abilities in advertisement, he continues seeing her because he thinks he can get a jingle used in a commercial. "I Get A Psy-chic Out Of You".
* SemperFi:
He then tries to use her birthday party to pitch something and gets so mad at Courtney his screaming causes her to have a heart attack. She gets back at Gene by having her dad and doctor pretend that she dies. From that point the two seem amicable after Gene apologizes for using her even though Gene has to help set her up with another kid.]]
* LackOfEmpathy: Downplayed -- she has ''some'' empathy, but is a SpoiledBrat. Averted
was in the sixth season.
Navy.
* OfficialCouple: With Gene for the duration of ''The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene''.
* TheRival: To Gene in ''Work Hard Or Die Trying, Girl.'' Unlike
WouldHitAGirl: Shin-kicks a nine-year-old girl and threatened her fellow blonde rivals [[AlphaBitch Tammy]] older sister.
* WouldHurtAChild: He shin-kicked Louise
and [[TheSociopath Millie]], Courtney and Gene do get along a little better.
* SpoiledSweet: Becomes this
threatened to punch Tina in the sixth season.
%%* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave
* TookALevelInKindness: While still in an "antagonist" role and something of an irritant, she is far less obnoxious in her appearance in ''Work Hard Or Die Trying, Girl''. Comes to a head in the sixth season when she moves firmly out of the antagonist role doing the morning announcements with Gene. The two enter a relationship again that is mutual on both ends, but it is ''Courtney'' who decides they need to break up because it's negatively effecting their performance. [[spoiler: After Gene does a heartfelt song about Valentine's Day and demonstrates he respects Courtney's choice, she gives him a kiss, saying it ''is'' Valentine's Day.]]
* WorthyOpponent: Despite not initially getting a role in Gene's musical, she expresses open heartfelt admiration when she sees in it action.
face.



[[folder:Millie Frock]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Molly Shannon

A psychotic young girl who either wants to be Louise's friend or be her in general. Or be a rap duo with her. Louise has no idea and just wants her gone.

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->'''Voiced by''': Molly Shannon

A psychotic young girl who either wants to be Louise's friend or be her in general. Or be a rap duo with her. Louise has no idea and just wants her gone.
Robert Ben Garant

The leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Motorcycle Gang.



* AmbiguousDisorder: There is something ''really'' wrong with this girl, but it's unclear if she's a straight up sociopath, psychotic, a mix of the two, or something else.
* AxCrazy: Has, uh, nearly killed people.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Actually, Bitch In Bunny's Clothing.
** Case in point, In "The Millie-churian Candidate" she's able to convince everyone in school that she's interested in being president to help the other students. [[spoiler: She really only wants the power to make Louise her friend, using a "bestie system". However, her fake attitude almost helped her win the election.]]
* CloudCuckoolander: About as much as Gene. This ''also'' drives Louise nuts.
* CreepyChild: It's not just her fixation with Louise, either--there's something genuinely ''off'' about her. A good moment occurs early in "The Millie-churian Candidate" after Louise departs from Millie's presence, where Millie starts singing a ''really'' creepy song to herself.
-->'''Millie''': ''Little bunny Lou-Lou, hopping through the forest.''
* CuteAndPsycho: She's cute in appearance, but she has almost murdered people.
* EasilyForgiven: In her second appearance, she appears to have forgiven Louise for what she said in "Fort Night". Though considering this is [[StalkerWithoutACrush Millie]], it makes sense.
* EnfantTerrible: She's fine with killing others as long as it means she can befriend Louise.
* EvilCounterpart: She's Louise without her manipulative prowess or slight sense of right and wrong. To drive the point home, when we first met Millie she is dressed in a bunny costume with ears that won't stand upright. Contrast this to Louise who wears normal clothes and a bunny ears hat which are always upright. However, by her second appearance, her manipulative prowess has become ''much'' better and she utilized Louise's paranoia to pull a WoundedGazelleGambit and make herself beloved by their classmates.
* EyeTwitch: Not as prominent as her other traits, but her eyes have a tendency to twitch whenever she's being particularly stalkerish.
* ForTheEvulz: What she does to the kids inside their box fort, including making them believe she's dumping spiders in and taunting them with Halloween candy.
* IfICantHaveYou: If Louise won't be her friend she will torment her to no end.
* IJustWantToBeYou: Louise thinks this may be the case with Millie but isn't sure because Millie is such an aggravating nut job.
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: When the Belcher kids seemingly died in her debut in "Fort Night", she was horrified, but it was only because she was more worried about getting into trouble than their well-being.
* KarmaHoudini: In her first appearance, the only comeuppance we see her get is Louise and the others she trapped taking her candy. There's no serious punishment for keeping the kids trapped in the fort all night.
** Averted In "The Millie-churian Candidate", where Louise is [[spoiler: able to expose her to the student body, and get her disqualified.]]
* KidsAreCruel: Goes above and beyond what other kids in the show are willing to do.
* LackOfEmpathy: When she [[spoiler: thinks she accidentally killed the kids]] she's more concerned with how much trouble she's gonna be in.
* ManipulativeBitch: In "The Millie-churian Candidate" she got most of the school on her side during the election, although she managed to achieve this mostly because Louise's efforts to smear Millie only endeared her to everyone.
* TheRival: To Louise in an obsessive way.
* TheSociopath: She was bad in "Fort Night", and got worse in "The Millie-churian Candidate" where she showed [[spoiler: she is more than willing to kill someone if it means Louise will be her best friend.]]
** It must be said, however, that Millie is indeed aware that her actions are not right. [[spoiler: When she tries killing Abby in front of the student body, she quickly stops after realizing what she's doing and that there are witnesses. During "Fort Night", her only concern when it looked as though the kids died because of her was that she was going to get in trouble. So while she knows her actions are wrong, she doesn't feel guilty, she just doesn't want to get in trouble.]]
* StalkerWithoutACrush: She's always obsessed with Louise, though Louise doesn't fully know the reason (though it's implied in "The Millie-churian Candidate" that she wants to be best friends with Louise).
* WomanScorned: When Louise finally has enough and tells Millie exactly what she thinks of her, Millie decides to leave Louise and the others trapped in their box fort while routinely coming back just to torture them.
* WoundedGazelleGambit: During "The Millie-churian Candidate", she uses Louise's smear campaign against her to earn sympathy from the students, further inflamed when Louise's actions during the debate make her seem unhinged and needlessly attacking Millie.
* {{Yandere}}: Pretty well sums her up.
* YouMonster: Tina calls her a monster when Millie flaunts her newly acquired Halloween candy.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: There AffablyEvil: Leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, cooks and sells meth, killed a cop, and is something ''really'' wrong involved with this girl, but the White Power movement. However, he's a genuinely nice and friendly guy who pays Bob for the damages the gang caused while hanging out at the restaurant, bowdlerized himself when explaining his patches to the kids, and later helps them turn an old bumper car into a go-kart for free (though he claims it's unclear if because most of the parts are "donated"). He even tries to spare Bob's feelings regarding the biscuits he made to hide the fact he was selling Teddy's homebrew in the restaurant from Hugo.
* AllBikersAreHellsAngels: Is the leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
* {{Bowdlerized}}: Does this to himself when explaining the patches on his vest to the Belcher kids, including such things as "'''tickling''' a cop" and "not being part of the White Power movement".
* BerserkButton: Never mess with his vest!
* TheChainsOfCommanding: Feels the weight of being the new head of the One-Eyed Snakes after the death of their previous leader, Horny Dave. He even admits he feels like he isn't worthy of succeeding Horny Dave and laments how he doesn't have the man's natural authoritative personality.
** This becomes too much for him by "Wag the Hog", saying that he left the group to pursue his new vocation as a family man. This left them bitter of his departure, though Bob manages to make them understand having a kid is not bad [[KidsAreCruel (while his kids belittle him of this)]].
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With the Belcher kids. He helps Louise get her beloved [[NiceHat pink bunny-ears hat]] from Logan and later helps the kids turn a broken-down bumper car into a go-kart for free.
* OfficialCouple: With Mudflap after he finds out the kid
she's a straight up sociopath, psychotic, a mix of pregnant with is his and not Horny Dave's like they all believed.
* ReformedButNotTamed: All
the two, or something else.
* AxCrazy: Has, uh, nearly killed people.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Actually, Bitch In Bunny's Clothing.
** Case in point, In "The Millie-churian Candidate" she's able to convince everyone in school that she's interested in being president to help the other students. [[spoiler: She
parking tickets he hasn't paid aside, Critter really only wants the power to make Louise her friend, using got it made after becoming a "bestie system". However, her fake attitude almost helped her win the election.]]
* CloudCuckoolander: About
family man: ae can relate to, a son who takes on her, and a job at a super important tech store that pays him a hell lot more than Bob's job as much as Gene. This ''also'' drives Louise nuts.
* CreepyChild:
a burger guy. It's not just her fixation with Louise, either--there's something genuinely ''off'' about her. A good moment occurs early in "The Millie-churian Candidate" after Louise departs from Millie's presence, where Millie starts singing too bad Critter doesn't see his job as such a ''really'' creepy song big deal even though he was very close to herself.
-->'''Millie''': ''Little bunny Lou-Lou, hopping through the forest.''
losing it.
* CuteAndPsycho: She's cute in appearance, but she has almost murdered people.
* EasilyForgiven: In her second appearance, she appears to have forgiven Louise for what she said in "Fort Night". Though considering this
SoulSuckingRetailJob: Invoked. Critter's job at a tech store is [[StalkerWithoutACrush Millie]], it makes sense.
* EnfantTerrible: She's fine with killing others as long as it means she can befriend Louise.
* EvilCounterpart: She's Louise without her manipulative prowess or slight sense of right and wrong. To drive the point home, when we first met Millie she is dressed in a bunny costume with ears that won't stand upright. Contrast this to Louise who wears normal clothes and a bunny ears hat which are always upright. However, by her second appearance, her manipulative prowess has become
''much'' better and she utilized Louise's paranoia to pull than a WoundedGazelleGambit and make herself beloved by their classmates.
* EyeTwitch: Not as prominent as her other traits,
normal retail job, but her eyes have a tendency to twitch whenever she's being particularly stalkerish.
* ForTheEvulz: What she does to the kids inside their box fort, including making them believe she's dumping spiders in and taunting them with Halloween candy.
* IfICantHaveYou: If
he still feels like this anyway. He's even embarrassed that Louise won't be her friend she will torment her to no end.
* IJustWantToBeYou: Louise
sees him in uniform and thinks this may be less of him.
* TragicKeepsake: His vest used to belong to his leader,
the case with Millie but isn't sure because Millie is such an aggravating nut job.
* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: When the Belcher kids seemingly died in her debut in "Fort Night", she was horrified, but it was only because she was more worried about getting into trouble than their well-being.
* KarmaHoudini: In her first appearance, the only comeuppance we see her get is Louise and the others she trapped taking her candy. There's no serious punishment for keeping the kids trapped in the fort all night.
** Averted In "The Millie-churian Candidate", where Louise is [[spoiler: able to expose her to the student body, and get her disqualified.]]
* KidsAreCruel: Goes above and beyond what other kids in the show are willing to do.
* LackOfEmpathy: When she [[spoiler: thinks she accidentally killed the kids]] she's more concerned with how much trouble she's gonna be in.
* ManipulativeBitch: In "The Millie-churian Candidate" she got most of the school on her side during the election, although she managed to achieve this mostly because Louise's efforts to smear Millie only endeared her to everyone.
* TheRival: To Louise in an obsessive way.
* TheSociopath: She was bad in "Fort Night", and got worse in "The Millie-churian Candidate" where she showed [[spoiler: she is more than willing to kill someone if it means Louise will be her best friend.]]
** It must be said, however, that Millie is indeed aware that her actions are not right. [[spoiler: When she tries killing Abby in front of the student body, she quickly stops after realizing what she's doing and that there are witnesses. During "Fort Night", her only concern when it looked as though the kids died because of her was that she was going to get in trouble. So while she knows her actions are wrong, she doesn't feel guilty, she just doesn't want to get in trouble.]]
* StalkerWithoutACrush: She's always obsessed with Louise, though Louise doesn't fully know the reason (though it's implied in "The Millie-churian Candidate" that she wants to be best friends with Louise).
* WomanScorned: When Louise finally has enough and tells Millie exactly what she thinks of her, Millie decides to leave Louise and the others trapped in their box fort while routinely coming back just to torture them.
* WoundedGazelleGambit: During "The Millie-churian Candidate", she uses Louise's smear campaign against her to earn sympathy from the students, further inflamed when Louise's actions during the debate make her seem unhinged and needlessly attacking Millie.
* {{Yandere}}: Pretty well sums her up.
* YouMonster: Tina calls her a monster when Millie flaunts her newly acquired Halloween candy.
late Horny Dave.



[[folder:Harley]]
->'''Voiced by''': Katie Crown

Student of Wagstaff and Schoolmate of Louise. Attended Louise's ill-fated sleepover in "Slumber Party"

to:

[[folder:Harley]]
[[folder: Speedo Guy]]
->'''Voiced by''': Katie Crown

Student of Wagstaff and Schoolmate of Louise. Attended Louise's ill-fated sleepover
Creator/HJonBenjamin

A local man who, as the name indicates, is usually seen parading around
in "Slumber Party" a speedo.



* BlatantLies: Harley tells Louise that she'll trade stickers with her, but that her stickers are really rare, so one of Harley's equals six of Louise's.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Louise spins a story about Gene's feral twin biting off her buttcheek in order to get Harley to leave. Her response?
-->'''Harley''': Is that why you dance weird in dance class?\\
''(beat)''\\
'''Louise''': Shut up, Harley.
* MotorMouth: Louise quips that Harley "Hard-ley ever shuts her mouth".
--> '''Harley''': Louise, what are your ten favorite colors of dogs? Mine are red, brown, spots, black, white, orange spots, kinda-brown, kinda-black, brown spots, black spots, red spots, red stripes..."
* ObliviousToHints: Harley can't tell that Louise hates her guts.
-->'''Harley''': I made an orange and yellow tie-dye, because my cat is orange and yellow! And my cat's name is Popover. What's your cat's name?\\
'''Louise''': My cat's name is "I don't have a cat, stop talking to me right now, Harley!"\\
'''Harley''': Aw, so cute! Where is it?"

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* BlatantLies: Harley tells Louise that she'll trade stickers CampStraight: He wears pink speedo's and likes rollerskating but "Bob Actually" showed he's Straight.
* FanDisservice: Not the most fit guy around, which makes his outfit choice an affront to the eyes.
* NoNameGiven: His real name hasn't been revealed as of yet.
* RecurringExtra: Across many episodes, he will normally be shown in the background for a few seconds
with her, but that her stickers are really rare, so one of Harley's equals six of Louise's.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Louise spins a story about Gene's feral twin biting off her buttcheek in order
little to get Harley no influence to leave. Her response?
-->'''Harley''': Is that why you dance weird in dance class?\\
''(beat)''\\
'''Louise''': Shut up, Harley.
* MotorMouth: Louise quips that Harley "Hard-ley ever shuts her mouth".
--> '''Harley''': Louise, what are your ten favorite colors of dogs? Mine are red, brown, spots, black, white, orange spots, kinda-brown, kinda-black, brown spots, black spots, red spots, red stripes..."
* ObliviousToHints: Harley can't tell that Louise hates her guts.
-->'''Harley''': I made an orange and yellow tie-dye, because my cat is orange and yellow! And my cat's name is Popover. What's your cat's name?\\
'''Louise''': My cat's name is "I don't have a cat, stop talking to me right now, Harley!"\\
'''Harley''': Aw, so cute! Where is it?"
the plot.




[[folder:Jodie]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Rachel Dratch

Student at Wagstaff, Schoolmate of Louise and member of Thundergirl troop 119. Attended Louise's ill-fated sleepover in "Slumber Party" and was a possible suspect for the mole in Troop 119 in "Tina, Taylor, Soldier, Spy"
----
* NerdGlasses: Louise threatens to flush them down a toilet in "Tina, Taylor, Soldier, Spy".
* SicklyNeuroticGeek: Textbook example.
* SuperOCD: Will do anything to keep away from germs or dirt.
* TerrifiedOfGerms: Defining character trait. Has never sat on a toilet seat. [[UpToEleven Or any seat]].
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Logan Barry Bush]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Kurt Braunohler

Initially introduced as the antagonist of "Ears-y Rider", Logan is a sullen teenager with a bad attitude who has become sort of a SitcomArchNemesis character to Louise.
----
* EmbarrassingMiddleName: "Barry" isn't actually an embarrassing middle name in and of itself, but saying his full name out loud sounds like "loganberry bush". His mother admits that she and her husband didn't think that one through.
* {{Jerkass}}: He is an unpleasant person who mocks Louise, once called his mom a bitch, and has one awful attitude.
* NotSoDifferent: Logan doesn't exactly have the best relationship with his mother Cynthia, as seen in "Mother Daughter Laser Razor", much like Louise. He also willingly plays along with her plan to fake a stomachache in order to escape from the punishment room later in the episode (although this could have been more a sign of his desperation).
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: Towards Louise at least, depending on the episode. Although he's not very smart, he's still an older kid in comparison to Louise and can easily threaten her.
* VagueAge: He is somewhere between 16 to 18.
* WouldHitAGirl: He spent an entire episode waiting for a chance to lure Louise out so he could give her a Reserve Norwegian Stinkhold.
* WouldHurtAChild: Logan has no problems about giving a Reserve Norwegian Stinkhold to an 11-year-old.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Henry Haber]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/JimGaffigan

Quite possibly the only student at Wagstaff Elementary who is even dorkier than Tina.
----
* AlliterativeName: '''H'''enry '''H'''aber.
* AmazonChaser: Henry ''immediately'' asked Tina out after she showed her fiery and passionate debating skills.
* TheChessmaster: During the school elections, [[spoiler: he manages to successfully predict and manipulate the actions of both Millie and Louise, leading to their both being disqualified, leaving him as the only remaining candidate]].
* ImStandingRightHere: Such a beige, boring guy, that people tend to not notice him standing right in front of them.
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!!Adults

[[folder:Mort]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Andy Kindler

The mortician who works next door to Bob's Burgers.
----
* DodgyToupee: He's got hardwood under that rug.
* TheDragAlong: He's usually dragged into doing things that he never agreed to.
* TheFunInFuneral: He's upbeat and chipper.
* MeaningfulName:
** "Mort" is French for "death", and he works at a funeral home.
** Can also be short for mortician. (Knowing Mort, he probably tells this joke every chance he gets.)
* NiceGuy: Opened his home and provided use of his car (hearse) to the Belchers when they needed it.
* OutOfFocus: While still present, his role is diminished.
* ThoseTwoGuys: Often appears with Teddy as Bob's regulars.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Teddy]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Larry Murphy

Bob's best customer, a contractor who enjoys telling stories.
----
* AbusiveParents: It's implied his father wasn't a good parent, if Teddy's reaction to the "Daddy You Are My Enemy" song that Tommy sings is any indication.
* AmbiguousDisorder: "Friends With Burger-fits" suggests that he might be suffering from an eating disorder.
* BaldOfAwesome: He's bald and one of Bob's buddies.
* BerserkButton: He doesn't take it well when Bob is forced to cut him off from his burgers in "Friends With Burger-fits".
** He also doesn't handle change very well. He nearly has a psychotic breakdown when Bob stopped posting his Burger of the Day.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: In "Full Bars", he gets very angry when his hamster [[spoiler:is accidentally killed by Bob.]]
* BestFriend: Although Bob is reluctant to admit it at first, "Friends With Burger-fits" emphasizes that he may very well be Bob's best friend.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Has a particular nasty side which he shows in "Full Bars".
* BigEater: He especially loves Bob's burgers, to the point where his cholesterol is dangerously high, and Bob spends a whole episode encouraging him to mix his diet up with the healthier options in the restaurant.
* CrazyJealousGuy: To Bob, as shown when he became (platonically) interested in a guy called Steve.
* CripplingOverspecialization: Like much of the cast, Teddy is very skilled at his job but falls short in all other areas.
* DoesNotLikeSpam: He spits out a veggie burger when he's tricked into eating it.
* DomesticAbuse: Was a victim of the emotional kind when he was married to Denise.
* GentleGiant: Tall, and a very nice guy in general.
* GoodIsDumb: He actually believed Bob's last name was "Burgers", and even after having been disabused of that notion, maintained the restaurant is called "Bob Burgers". He also had to take notes on how to turn off an oven (apparently thinking that it was going to be a complicated "chef" thing rather than a garden-variety dial).
* HiddenDepths: In spite of his sometimes spotty intellect, he was able to assemble a giant, functional Van de Graaf generator in high school (and later provide it for Louise's science fair project). He's also very competent as a contractor, and a surprisingly able babysitter.
* HonoraryUncle: He's the closest adult friend of the Belcher family and has even referred to the Belcher children as his temporary nieces and nephews in one episode. They return the affection, and like him. Bob and Linda even trust him to watch the kids while they go to a burger convention in "Uncle Teddy", where he bonds with all three kids: Gene and Louise while working on the sink drain due to it draining slowly, and Tina after he gets her out of trouble with a Park Ranger after a boy she crushed on left her out to dry.
* IWasQuiteTheLooker: He played "Handsome Lifeguard" in a ''Film/{{Jaws}}'' {{Expy}} back in the eighties. An incident with the mechanical shark smashed his self-esteem and he started binge eating.
* JerkassBall: In "Full Bars", after his pet hamster [[spoiler:is accidentally crushed and killed by Bob.]]
* MotorMouth: When he starts telling stories.
* PapaWolf: After he found out that a teenage boy named Jonas abandoned Tina to save his own hide an enraged Teddy responded by throwing his moped into the ocean (he immediately regretted doing so though).
* SixthRanger: Seems to be the most prominent non-Belcher, and Larry Murphy is the only non-Belcher voice actor in the main cast.
* StepfordSmiler: A look at Teddy's adult life is actually kind of depressing. He says he likes letting the Belcher kids keep their bikes in his garage because it lets him pretend he has kids of his own. Specifically, he's got an older kid and a pair of twins. At the same time, he's usually optimistically upbeat about things, and he seems to be doing okay for himself.
* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: Downplayed -- he seems to have nowhere else to go but Bob's Burgers, but they all like him and he's a loyal customer.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Loves Bob's burgers. At one point Mort has to restrain him from breaking in out of desperation during "Food Truckin'".
* TemporarilyAVillain: In "Full Bars", see JerkassBall.
* UndyingLoyalty: The most loyal friend of the Belcher family. He sticks with them even when they get on the bad side of other townsfolk.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Or those theme park employees in full-body animal suits, in Teddy's case. He describes their dead eyes as the only things that get to him. He works it out.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Calvin Fischoeder]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KevinKline

Landlord to both Bob and Jimmy.
----
* AffablyEvil: Downplayed -- "evil" is kind of a stretch with him (ChaoticNeutral, sure), but it's clear there's basically nothing stopping him from just doing that. He's rarely even directly antagonistic to Bob, but still regularly gets Bob in trouble, not counting rent problems.
* BigBad: Despite his affable nature towards the Belcher family, he does have a number of questionable ventures and schemes that are hinted at. He owns most of the properties in the city as well, likely making him the most powerful antagonist in the setting... were he to ever actually be more antagonistic.
* CainAndAbel: With his brother Felix. [[spoiler: ''He's Abel.'']]
* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Wonder Wharf is rife with rigged games and safety issues, and is apparently staffed exclusively by criminals. His other business ventures are implied to be even worse--he once implied that he employs children as coal miners, and from there, things get...''darker:''
-->'''Bob''': What if you found out that someone you knew was doing something sort of bad, and you were helping them do that sort of bad thing?
-->'''Mr. Fischoeder''': Is it me? ''[[NoodleIncident Is it abortions?]]''
* DeadpanSnarker: Has no shortage of jabs towards Bob.
* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: In ''Dawn of the Peck'', he asks Felix if anyone got out of the wharf after they locked it down to prevent the mad birds from escaping. Felix confirms that everyone is trapped inside, and it's not like anyone would believe them anyway... except they were still on live TV when they were confirming this.
** This is a common problem of his: he regularly and openly tells people (mostly the Belchers) of his less than legal actions at the drop of a hat.
* EccentricMillionaire: Is by far more "eccentric" than actually "evil", and you get the feeling that his immense wealth and power has insulated him from normal human behavior.
* EyepatchOfPower: The richest man in the city, and he owns most of the properties as well.
* EyeScream: His eye was cut out by his younger brother Felix.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He seems to have a genuine liking to the Belchers.
* KarmaHoudini: Due to his status, he tends to be able to foist off his actions without any repercussions.
** [[spoiler: Averted at the end of ''Dawn of the Peck'', when some of the mad turkeys break into his home and attack him and Felix.]]
* PetTheDog: His debut episode shows him planning to evict Bob for his rent problems, until he tastes Bob's food, and extends his lease. It's implied that he gives Bob copious amount of slack due to the quality of his burgers and/or personal liking for the Belchers, rather than using the restaurant space for a more lucrative business. (In production order -- his broadcast order debut has him giving Bob a temp job as a cabbie to bring in some extra money.)
* PunnyName: His last name sounds like fish odor.
* SharpDressedMan: Wears a white suit no matter what.
* TookALevelInJerkass: He seems to have more and more disregard for Bob's well-being as the series progresses. "Seaplane!" is a good example -- it's made very clear that he could have very easily helped Bob directly and his neglect nearly gets the Belchers killed, but he's the only reason Bob knew to rescue Linda at all.
** Subverted in the season 5 finale. He seems to be willing to raise everyone's rent, and then just wants to cause great trouble for the Belchers, until it's revealed that he just feels slightly abandoned by Bob and wants to be friendlier.
* VerbalJudo: What keeps him from being properly evil is his openness to being talked down, typically by Bob.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Gayle]]
[[quoteright:250:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Gayle_5674.jpg]]
->'''Voiced by''': Megan Mullally

Linda's neurotic sister.
----
* {{Adorkable}}: Almost to Tina's extent.
* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Bob in "Dr. Yap", though on his end this is largely because he's already married. The other objects of her affections don't seem to feel this way.
* CainAndAbel: The Cain to Linda's Abel. Downplayed, as apart from her tendency to lust after Linda's boyfriends they get along great.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Is a wreck of a human being at first, but gradually becomes a bit more stable as time passes. (She mentions changing medications in her second appearance, so it could just be that.)
* CloudCuckoolander: Gayle has especially weird ideas and art projects she creates, including a series of paintings depicting animal butts and a giant board game with loads of silly rules that takes nearly all day to play.
* CrazyCatLady: Not only does she have several cats, she took one of them off somebody's porch and claimed it was a stray.
* ExtremeOmnivore: She once ate lipstick.
* FootsieUnderTheTable: In "Dr. Yap", she aggressively does this to Bob while pursuing him.
* ForcefulKiss: She forcefully kisses Mort in "Turkey in a Can". He's clearly trying to get her to stop.
* FragileFlower: "The rule is you never tell Aunt Gayle anything she can't handle." She becomes ''somewhat'' less fragile with time, and goes from someone who you can't believe would be able to live on her own, to clearly doing just that.
* HormoneAddledTeenager: To no one's surprise, Gayle was one during high school, if the incredibly sexual songs she wrote for Linda's band are any indication. Interestingly, this makes the similarities between her and Tina even more apparent.
* IJustWantToBeLoved: Gayle is a desperately lonely woman with few friends and a less than stellar dating record. Before bedtime, she has to play pretend that the apocalypse has killed everyone on Earth, including the men, so it will be okay to sleep alone. She does this ''every night''... and apparently she sleeps like a baby.
* {{Meganekko}}: Wears glasses.
* ObfuscatingDisability: [[spoiler:In ''Gayle Makin' Bob Sled'']], it's revealed that she has a tendency to fake injuries and illnesses to get attention. Since she doesn't actually get herself sick or injured, she's more this than MunchausenSyndrome.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler:In the same episode as above]], she may or may not have done this in order to get attention after her lover left her behind by making an excuse to visit his aunt. [[spoiler:He ''did'' go to visit his aunt for Thanksgiving]].
* OperationJealousy: Linda notes that Gayle tends to fall for this -- Gayle has a habit of falling in love with whoever Linda's with. This resulted in her lusting after Bob for most of "Dr. Yap", until Linda [[InvokedTrope intentionally used this]] to get Gayle interested in Dr. Yap instead.
* SanityBall: She holds this in "The Kids Run Away" when she manages to truly relate to Louise on her level regarding her fear of getting her cavity fixed, and convinces her to see it as a game of make believe. ''This works.''
* SpeechImpediment: While no longer present, it's stated in "Purple Rain-Union" that she used to have this (of the PorkyPigPronunciation variety).
* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: With Mr. Frond. [[spoiler:They start dating because of this.]]
* TomboyishPonytail: Her default hairstyle is a ponytail.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Hugo Habercore]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Sam Seder

City health inspector, Linda's former fiance, and constant thorn in Bob's side.
----
* AlliterativeName: His first and last name both start with "H".
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: He tries to pull this on Bob, but would rather do it on his own merits than by cheating.
** The pilot episode does have Linda commenting on his overall attractiveness compared to Bob before revealing why she left him.
* AmbiguouslyBi: He once, unintentionally, admitted to thinking Jimmy Pesto is handsome.
* DirtyCoward: Refuses to help Bob, Mort, and Teddy deal with the [[ItMakesSenseInContext mechanical shark in the basement]], despite being more than willing to mock them for incompetence. He is fine with helping with "crowd control", though.
* DrunkWithPower: Whenever he's on the Belchers' case.
* EvenEvilHasStandards:
** As mentioned below, no matter how much he hates Bob and would relish in seeing his restaurant shut down, even he wouldn't stoop to sabotage.
** In "They Serve Horses Don't They?" he makes Bob help him in a sting operation to expose a meat vendor who sells horse meat instead of beef. The reason he doesn't get Jimmy Pesto's help despite clearly liking him more is because even Hugo thinks Jimmy is an idiot.
* EvilIsPetty: Almost never misses an opportunity to make Bob's life difficult, either by nitpicking every slight mistake Bob makes, or just being plain rude.
** His replacement, Tommy, is even worse, stooping to immediately strew rat turds on the floor and shut Bob down when he was snubbed for performing at the restaurant.
** Although as noted above, Hugo wouldn't stoop to falsifying health reports, he ''will'' stoop to dishing out excessive punishments to Bob's restaurant for otherwise small mishaps, from placing a poster declaring "the cook has filthy dirty hands" on his window for failing to have a "hand-washing license", to having the restaurant completely shut down to fumigate a small patch of green mold on the wall. The kicker is, after Bob discovers the same kind of mold in Pesto's restaurant, he first laughs at Pesto and says he has to have Pesto's Pizzaria shut down, but then Hugo casually says "Nah, just put some bleach on it."
* FatBastard: In the episode "Nude Beach", Hugo is shown to have a belly that not only covers up his privates, but also the fanny pack he wears.
* {{Foil}}: As noted in one of the episodes, his job is pretty much the antithesis to Bob's (Health Inspector vs Burger Joint). In terms of personality, he tends to be the uptight inspector compared to the more laid back Bob.
* GreenEyedMonster: He only hates Bob for being married to Linda.
* {{Irony}}: He usually tries to find the smallest excuses to shut down Bob's Burgers but never succeeds. The one time Bob was actually doing something illegal, sell Teddy's homemade beer, Hugo was unable to get any evidence and was threatened by his supervisor to stop harassing Bob or he'd fire him.
* IWarnedYou: Tries invoking on this on Bob during "The Deepening" when the ideas for stopping the shark do not work. The trope is averted, however, as he didn't warn Bob at all.
* {{Jerkass}}: As mentioned above, his feelings for Linda cause him to constantly antagonize Bob even when he's done nothing to him (and didn't even know who he was until the pilot episode).
* KarmaHoudini: Tends to get away with being a jerk to Bob, especially when [[DisproportionateRetribution he ordered a shutdown of the restaurant]] [[UngratefulBastard after the girlfriend Bob set him up with dumped him]] at the end of "Lobsterfest".
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Towards Bob.
* OutOfFocus: In Season 4.
* TheResenter: To Bob.
* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Returns from a hiatus because Bob's Burgers was about to be shut down -- by another health inspector.
* YouNeedToGetLaid: Possibly. Bob's attempt of setting him up with another woman eventually failed. And in a later episode, it's been strongly implied that he and Linda never came to that stage of their relationship, despite being engaged.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Ron]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Ronald Lynch

Hugo's partner and only friend.
----
* {{Adorkable}}: In the same vain as Mort and Randy.
* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Hugo.
* MoralityChain: Usually the one to call Hugo out when he starts abusing his power to spite Bob.
* MyFriendsAndZoidberg: Constantly on the receiving end of this due to his meekness.
* NiceGuy: In "My Fuzzy Valentine" he helps Bob and the kids try to find the Love tester machine Bob thought he and Linda used on their date. When Hugo refuses to help them despite knowing its location, Ron tells Bob Hugo's wrong for not helping them, and gives them the spare clipboard of places where it could be. And in "Best Burger" without hesitation, he helps the kids escape the store manager they stole the black garlic from, so they could help Bob win the competition.
* OnlyFriend: The only person who genuinely likes Hugo.
* OnlySaneMan: Tries his best to curb Hugo's vendetta with Bob.
* RedOniBlueOni: The calm rational Blue Oni to Hugo's petty, loudmouthed Red Oni.
* SatelliteCharacter: Until "Best Burger" in Season 5, he never appeared without Hugo.
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[[folder:Harry]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/DaranNorris

One of the Family Fracas hosts. Also a bit of a nutbar.
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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Pretends to be friendly but screws Bob over by destroying the tape that had evidence that Jimmy Pesto cheated.
* CloudCuckoolander
* InkSuitActor: He definitely does look a lot like Creator/DaranNorris, only with a longer haircut.
%%* {{Jerkass}}
* TheResenter: To the Belcher family.
%%* YesMan
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Marshmallow]]
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[[caption-width-right:210:"Oh, hey, Marshmallow."]]
->'''Voiced by''': David Herman

A friendly prostitute and semi-regular customer of Bob's Burgers.
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* AmbiguousGender:
** At first, however, it was mentioned or made clear somewhere that she is transgender, likely one that is a flat-chested post op. That said, Bob comments that "Marshmallow isn't handsome. She's... beautiful."
** Also has huge hips. It's not uncommon for women with wide hips to be flat chested as well.
* HartmanHips: Has huge hips, even for the art style.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: She is really nice and is one of the prostitutes that remind Tina that she has a good father.
* PhraseCatcher: "Oh, hey, Marshmallow."
* TrademarkFavoriteFood:
--> "If you show me a sweet potato pie, I am on ''top'' of it."
* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Normally, a person in a scandalously revealing monokini would attract some attention, but Bob usually just responds when with "Oh, hey, Marshmallow". Part of it is because Bob is an accepting person, part of it is because his family's eccentricities are much stranger, and most of it is the show creator actually making characters like Marshmallow human and three-dimensional.
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[[folder:Philip Frond]]
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->'''Voiced by''': [[Series/MadTV David]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Herman]]

A guidance counselor at Wagstaff Junior High whom most of the Belchers, especially Bob and Louise, consider either annoying or pathetic.
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* BitchInSheepsClothing: In "Bob Day Afternoon":
-->'''Mr. Frond''': Why would you do a job without Rodney?! You stupid idiot!
* ButtMonkey: The Belcher kids love to screw him over and prank him (cf. "The Frond Files")
* DesignatedVillain: Invoked in-universe in ''The Frond Files''. He is not happy to be the villain in all three of the Belcher kids' stories about Wagstaff [[spoiler: and almost breaks down in tears because Tina's story had him locking himself in a room while the students were being attacked by zombies. It's also because he finally realizes they don't like him.]]
** Also invoked in "Bad Tina" where he is called the Horrible Headmaster Frond in Tina's Zombie Friend Fiction "Buttloose".
---> '''Tina''': Touching butts had been banned by the horrible Headmaster Frond.\\
'''Mr. Frond''': What?
* DirtyCoward: In "Bob Day Afternoon" he asks that women and children should be released only for Bob to tell him that he isn't a woman. His response?
--> '''Mr. Frond''': I will tuck my junk so fast!
* HippieTeacher: Has shades of this.
* {{Hypocrite}}: It becomes increasingly clear he doesn't care about helping kids so much as he desperately wants to make a name for himself as a guidance counselor through his ridiculous programs.
* ItsAllAboutMe: "Synchronized Swimming" is a prime example of all his negative traits. He initially lets the Belcher kids get away with their "independent study" after they tell him they don't like the competitive nature or being judged in gym. Then it becomes obvious he's just using the synchronized swimming class to make a name for himself with the school board, ordering the kids that they have to take a final exam in front of said school board and that "You are judged from the day you're born to the day you die!" He then threatens the kids with summer school if they don't go along with it.
* {{Jerkass}}: At first glance he looks like an overly emotional guidance counselor who tries too hard to reach out to the kids and teach passive aggressive means of dealing with their problems, and he kind of is. But he's also rather self-absorbed, petty, and cares more about making a name for himself even at the cost of blatantly spreading misinformation and traumatizing the students.
* LawfulStupid: REALLY thinks his hair-brained programs will help kids. He's also a complete moron about it to boot.
* MisplacedKindergartenTeacher: With a love of therapy toys and general immaturity, Frond should definitely be guidance counselling a lower grade of kids.
* NotMeThisTime: Even though he's overall unpleasant and an antagonist the the Belchers, he [[spoiler: didn't steal Mr. Ambrose's yogurt.]]
* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: Has an incredibly high-pitched shriek, does this in almost all his appearances.
* TheScrappy: In-universe, few people actually like him.
* SitcomArchnemesis: Since he's mostly a school based character, he tends to be mainly be an antagonist of the Belcher children. This is to the point where he is made the villain of the various Wagstaff Stories they write.
* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: He shares so many things in common with Gayle that they [[spoiler:eventually start a serious relationship.]]
* StrawLoser: He's a guidance counselor even though it's pointed out that he's not married and he doesn't have kids of his own.
* TwoTeacherSchool: While there are other teachers on the show, Frond tends to be the most recurring teacher and faculty member and can take up disciplinary duties, guidance counselor duties, and teaching at various points.
* WouldHitAGirl: When Bob asks if they're supposed to be challenging the kids in school during his substitute teaching stint, Frond assumes he means challenging them to a fight. Frond is horrified at the notion but says he'd consider it if he was fighting the girls, and even then, his tone seemed to say he wouldn't fight the kids because he ''knows'' they could wipe the floor with him.
* YourCheatingHeart: "Lice Things Are Lice" reveals he's seeing other women while dating [[spoiler: Gayle, a fact that pisses Tina off because Gayle thinks she's in a committed relationship with Frond.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Doctor Yap]]
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->'''Voiced by''': [[Film/TheHangover Ken Jeong]]

The family's dentist, a rather insane and pathetic man.
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: To Gayle originally, using "The Prince of Persuasia's" sexually harassing pick-up techniques. One involved making sure Gayle couldn't get away from him by physically cornering her in a room.
* CasanovaWannabe: You get the feeling that he'd do a whole lot better without his personal issues, too.
* DudeWheresMyRespect: He ''is'' by all accounts a successful and skilled dentist... but he's also a mess of a human being, which doesn't help.
* EarlyBirdCameo: Tina painted a nude of him in "Art Crawl".
-->'''Bob''': Was he naked with you?\\
'''Tina''': I took artistic license.
* GreenEyedMonster: Does not like the fact the Betas prefer Bob over him.
* IJustWantToBeSpecial: A fairly bland guy, which is why he always tries obnoxious methods (Such as a shady pick-up tape or loitering at his old college frat house) to try and stand out.
* {{Jerkass}}: Especially in his second appearance in "My Big Fat Greek Bob", where it's clear he's just [[TookALevelInJerkass getting worse and worse]].
** TookALevelInKindness: In "The Kids Run Away" he is a lot nicer and more rational than his last two appearances.
* {{Manchild}}: Only in his personal life; he's acceptably professional at work.
* ManipulativeBastard: [[spoiler: He's been pranking Beta House for years and making them think it was the Alphas so he would be more appreciated.]]
* MeaningfulName: "Yap" is slang for a person's mouth.
* ObliviousToLove: Is entirely ignorant of Tina's obvious crush on him. Although in "The Kids Run Away" he seems aware of it and tries to discourage it by quickly telling Tina she has to go.
* PsychopathicManchild: Hasn't quite grown out of a frat-boy mentality, even 20 years after graduating.
* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: To his old frat, Beta House.
* VanityLicensePlate: Has one on his yellow sports car: [=BRN2DRLU=]. [[note]]"Born to drill you.", possibly a DoubleEntendre because [[DontExplainTheJoke he's a dentist]] but it can also be referencing his CasanovaWannabe trait.[[/note]]
* WoundedGazelleGambit: [[spoiler:Shaves his head and steals Beta House's stuffed iguana to instigate massive retaliation against the Alphas.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Edith and Harold Cranwinkle]]
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->'''Edith voiced by''': Larry Murphy\\
'''Harold voiced by''': Sam Seder

They own an art shop called ''Reflections''.
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* BigGuyLittleGuy: Harold is big, Edith is small.
* BigWordShout: A RunningGag is of Edith appearing in the background and shouting something random, such as "NUDE!" or "FILTH!"
* EvilOldFolks: Well "evil" is kind of a stretch but Edith is very unpleasant and makes things difficult for the Belchers because she thinks they're pigs and should burn in Hell.
* FatAndSkinny: Edith is fat while Harold is skinny.
* FatBastard: Edith is only a little fat, but she definitely has the rudeness.
* HenpeckedHusband: Harold.
* HonorBeforeReason: Edith would rather let Harold dehydrate than let him drink water from Bob's Burgers.
* HypocriticalHumor: Edith has a vendetta against lewd art, but regularly models for nude paintings at her shop.
* {{Jerkass}}: Edith will frequently come by just to insult Bob.
* MoralGuardian: During "Art Crawl" Edith tries to censor Gayle's animal anus paintings because she thinks they're inappropriate. Bob initially hated them too and thought they were bad for business, but shifted priorities because he didn't like that Edith was trying to tell him what he could and couldn't hang up in his own establishment.
* TheNapoleon: Edith is short and is mean to Bob.
* NiceHat: Harold's.
* TheNicknamer: Harold never calls Bob by his real name.
* PunchClockVillain: Edith let Gene and Tina take her art class despite her feud with Bob simply because her class is open to anyone interested in art, but they either left or she kicked them out when Bob destroyed nearly $1000 in merchandise.
* ScrewPolitenessImASenior: Edith, especially to Bob.
* SitcomArchnemesis: Edith and Bob have a fairly contentious, but harmless dislike of each other.
* ThoseTwoGuys: Always seen together.
* YesMan: Harold agrees with almost anything Edith says.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Gretchen]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Larry Murphy

A friend of Linda's whose love life is very messed up.
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* AbhorrentAdmirer: She says she stalked famous people and former boyfriends.
* AxCrazy: If stalking celebs and her ex-boyfriends is any indication.
* DumbBlonde: She isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer, to be frank.
* FatBastard: See TheSociopath.
* FatIdiot: She's fat, and not so bright.
* FormerlyFat: In one episode she loses weight using a diet consisting of fruit and vegetable peels. However due to NegativeContinuity she's back to her old body shape. This actually MakesSenseInContext, since such crash diets are very unhealthy and any weight loss achieved is extremely difficult to maintain because of the stress it puts on the body.
* HasAType: She has a thing for men in power.
* IJustWantToBeLoved: All she wants is a boyfriend.
%%* LackOfEmpathy
* SatelliteCharacter: She increasingly became a character who only showed up in Linda-related stories.
* TheSociopath: She's made comments about stalking celebrities and old boyfriends, and has also mentioned attacking them and their loved ones with her car in an offhand fashion. She also joked about being fired from her job for sexual harassment.
* StalkerWithACrush: Stalks celebrities and ex-boyfriends.
%%* {{Yandere}}:
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Ginger]]

Linda's best friend who was never seen on screen, though Linda frequently talks to her over the phone.
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* TheGhost: Averted in the season 6 premiere when we see the back of her in Linda's flashback.
* GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Subverted. She apparently drugs her husband with "penis pills" all the time, or he takes them regularly. Linda wasn't clear on the details.
-->'''Linda''': I wanna be edgy like them. Pill popping sex freaks!
* NoodleIncident: Linda usually relates weird stories about Ginger to her family but without all the details.
-->'''Linda''': Ginger's cat died, but in a really funny way!
* SatelliteCharacter: The whole point of her character is just to be Linda's best friend.
* ShoutOut:
** Possibly to ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies''. In the earlier seasons of that show, Paula would often be talking to an unseen friend on the telephone, though that was mostly for exposition's sake.
** Her name, taken along with the Belcher daughters -- Tina Louise played Ginger on ''Series/GilligansIsland''.
* TheVoiceless: Due to being never seen, she hasn't had any lines.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Jen]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Wendy Molyneux

Occasionally appears to babysit Gene, Tina and Louise. A generally meek person, she's usually thoroughly unprepared for their hijinks.
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* BewareTheQuietOnes: Don't tickle her unless you want her to punch you.
* HatesBeingTouched: If you touch her even a little bit, she'll feel ticklish all over, and not in a good way.
* ShrinkingViolet: Tina minus confidence.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Felix Fischoeder]]
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->'''Voiced by''': [[Film/TheHangover Zach Galifianakis]]

Mr. Fischoeder's even more off-kilter younger brother.
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* AlliterativeName: '''F'''elix '''F'''ischoeder.
* AmbiguousDisorder: In his first appearance, though it's quietly dropped in "Wharf Horse".
* BigBad: Of the "How Bob Saves/Destroys The Town" two-parter.
* CainAndAbel: [[spoiler: He turns out to be Cain.]]
* CloudCuckooLander: His grasp on sanity makes Calvin seem almost well adjusted.
* EasilyForgiven: Even after the incidents of "How Bob Saves/Destroys The Town" (See the SanitySlippage section for more details) his relationship with his brother is exactly the same in the following episodes and his attempt to murder his brother and Bob is never mentioned again in the series.
* EyeScream: Is offhandedly revealed to have stabbed out his brother's eye.
* HeelFaceTurn: Has second thoughts about [[spoiler:leaving Bob and Calvin to drown]] and goes back to save them.
* ManipulativeBastard: Uses Bob's desire for a nice burger joint to manipulate him into trying to get Calvin to sell Wonder Wharf
* SanitySlippage: Granted he wasn't really sane to begin with, but Bob convincing Mr. Fischoeder not to sell Wonder Wharf causes him [[spoiler: to hold them both at gunpoint and tie them under the pier to be drowned by the tide.]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Mickey]]
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->'''Voiced by''': [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Bill Hader]]

A bank robber who befriended Bob.
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* AffablyEvil: At first Bob was terrified of him, but once he was [[spoiler: one of Mickey's hostages]], he realized Mickey can be a pretty nice guy, although a bit eccentric, and scared.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Case in point, in "Dawn of the Peck" he thought that the birds that escaped were planning on taking over the earth.
** In "Bob Fires the Kids", he thought he could rob the same bank twice since it's unconstitutional to be tried for the same crime twice in America, even after Bob tells him that's not how "double jeopardy" works.
* FriendlyEnemy: When he was still a bank robber (and sometimes when he still causes trouble), he was this to the Belchers.
* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor: PlayedForLaughs. In "Bob Fires the Kids” he got released from prison and says he planned on straightening himself out and worked for Bob for bit, only for Bob to find out that he was using their basement to tunnel into the bank, and fires him.
** In "Ambergris" we see him happily working at the Wharf, and is reluctant to help Louise sell the ambergris since it's illegal. She does convince him to do "one last job" so he could use his share to open a bar, and officially go straight. However, when Tina says she'll give him the full ambergris, because [[spoiler: Louise was going to double-cross him]] he reveals that he'd use his share to [[spoiler: buy a tank to rob a bank.]]
** As of "Wharf Horse" he seems to still be working at the Wharf, and focuses his job, and tells Louise she's too short to ride the Rollercoaster only to later let her ride it when she claims she's with Fischoeder.
** In "Dawn of the Peck" he gladly runs the ride that the kids are on, only to abandon them when the birds start attacking. But later comes back with Linda, and Teddy (although begrudgingly) to help save the kids and later [[spoiler: Bob]], and joins everyone for Thanksgiving.
** In "Best Burger" he helped the kids get the black garlic to Bob, and helped the kids avoid the store manager they took it from.
* KarmaHoudini: He ''nearly'' was about to go to prison, but it turned out the prosecutor against him had gone to the trial while under heavy influence of meth, allowing him to skip all obvious charges and be set free.
* VillainousFriendship: With his old partner Rodney, to the point where he looked up to him.
* WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs: His debut as a criminal has somehow not stopped this man from getting a job. Though, every time he appears, he is already working on a different job. Though they're all on Wonder Wharf, which is staffed entirely by criminals like Mickey.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:"Big Bob" Belcher]]
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->'''Voiced by''': H. Jon Benjamin ("Bob Fires the Kids" only), Bill Hader

Bob's father, and the owner of Big Bob's Diner.
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* AbusiveParents: When Bob (our main character) was a kid, Big Bob would have him work in the restaurant all summer rather than let his son play outside and make friends, resulting in Bob befriending inanimate objects. In "Father of the Bob" we see that he wouldn't give his son a chance to make his own burgers, insisted that he listen to him and follow the menu he created, and throws out the burger Bob made.
* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Despite how overcritical he was, he did still try to get along with his son, giving him a Christmas present of [[spoiler: changing the restaurant from "Big Bob's Diner" to "Big Bob's and Son's Diner" and wanting to be partners (only for Bob Jr. to refuse due to how impossible his dad was)]].
** By the end of "Father of the Bob", Bob realizes that his father [[spoiler: kept the first review of Bob’s Burgers]]; they both apologize for how they both treated each other. Bob says he's sorry for how he handled saying no to Big Bob's offer and accepts Big Bob for who he is, and Big Bob apologizes for being impossible to work with, and says Bob has done well for himself and should be proud.
* ControlFreak: Refused to let Bob change the menu at all. It's why [[spoiler: Bob chose not to become partners with him]]
* EarlyBirdCameo:
** We don't see his face, but we hear his voice, and get our first glimpse at what kind of father he was in "Bob Fires the Kids".
** His restaurant also makes an appearance in the background of many episodes, as a picture in Bob's living room.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness:
** In "Bob Fires the Kids" Big Bob sounds like Bob, but a bit deeper, unlike "Father of the Bob" where he sounds completely different (because he was played by H. Jon Benjamin in the former, but Bill Hader was cast for his major appearance in the latter).
** In "Bob Fires the Kids" Bob and Linda also say that Big Bob sold his diner, and some ladies had bought the place. Fast Forward to “Father of the Bob" Big Bob still has the same diner, and it's still where it was in the flashback implying that he either bought his Diner back, or this has been retconned.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Made his son work each summer instead of having fun, and was always critical of how he would cook. But he does love his grandchildren, and his son enough to [[spoiler: keep the first review of his restaurant]], admits that he is hard to work with, and believes that his son has done fine on his own, and should be proud.
* RealMenWearPink: Regularly hangs out at the neighboring gay bar to watch Series/{{Scandal}}.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Sergeant Bosco]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Gary Cole

A police sergeant who has interacted with the Belchers on occasion.
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* TheComicallySerious: Had basically zero sense of humor, which leads to him treating even the goofiest cases as dead serious.
* DeadpanSnarker: He loves his sarcasm.
* HuntingTheMostDangerousGame: Claims to be part of a secret society that hunts people for sport in "My Fuzzy Valentine".
* {{Jerkass}}: Bosco is an unpleasant guy. He's not even above shin-kicking a 9 year old girl.
* PoliceAreUseless: Bosco is...not good at his job. He nearly got Bob killed when he ordered a shot at Mickey in "Bob Day Afternoon", dismissed Bob's emergency texts as drunk texts in "World Wharf II: The Wharfening", and was willing to risk his detective career on Linda's [[spoiler: nonexistent]] psychic abilities in "I Get A Psy-chic Out Of You".
* SemperFi: He was in the Navy.
* WouldHitAGirl: Shin-kicks a nine-year-old girl and threatened her older sister.
* WouldHurtAChild: He shin-kicked Louise and threatened to punch Tina in the face.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Critter]]
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->'''Voiced by''': Robert Ben Garant

The leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Motorcycle Gang.
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* AffablyEvil: Leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, cooks and sells meth, killed a cop, and is involved with the White Power movement. However, he's a genuinely nice and friendly guy who pays Bob for the damages the gang caused while hanging out at the restaurant, bowdlerized himself when explaining his patches to the kids, and later helps them turn an old bumper car into a go-kart for free (though he claims it's because most of the parts are "donated"). He even tries to spare Bob's feelings regarding the biscuits he made to hide the fact he was selling Teddy's homebrew in the restaurant from Hugo.
* AllBikersAreHellsAngels: Is the leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.
* {{Bowdlerized}}: Does this to himself when explaining the patches on his vest to the Belcher kids, including such things as "'''tickling''' a cop" and "not being part of the White Power movement".
* BerserkButton: Never mess with his vest!
* TheChainsOfCommanding: Feels the weight of being the new head of the One-Eyed Snakes after the death of their previous leader, Horny Dave. He even admits he feels like he isn't worthy of succeeding Horny Dave and laments how he doesn't have the man's natural authoritative personality.
** This becomes too much for him by "Wag the Hog", saying that he left the group to pursue his new vocation as a family man. This left them bitter of his departure, though Bob manages to make them understand having a kid is not bad [[KidsAreCruel (while his kids belittle him of this)]].
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With the Belcher kids. He helps Louise get her beloved [[NiceHat pink bunny-ears hat]] from Logan and later helps the kids turn a broken-down bumper car into a go-kart for free.
* OfficialCouple: With Mudflap after he finds out the kid she's pregnant with is his and not Horny Dave's like they all believed.
* ReformedButNotTamed: All the parking tickets he hasn't paid aside, Critter really got it made after becoming a family man: ae can relate to, a son who takes on her, and a job at a super important tech store that pays him a hell lot more than Bob's job as a burger guy. It's too bad Critter doesn't see his job as such a big deal even though he was very close to losing it.
* SoulSuckingRetailJob: Invoked. Critter's job at a tech store is ''much'' better than a normal retail job, but he still feels like this anyway. He's even embarrassed that Louise sees him in uniform and thinks less of him.
* TragicKeepsake: His vest used to belong to his leader, the late Horny Dave.
[[/folder]]

[[folder: Speedo Guy]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/HJonBenjamin

A local man who, as the name indicates, is usually seen parading around in a speedo.
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* CampStraight: He wears pink speedo's and likes rollerskating but "Bob Actually" showed he's Straight.
* FanDisservice: Not the most fit guy around, which makes his outfit choice an affront to the eyes.
* NoNameGiven: His real name hasn't been revealed as of yet.
* RecurringExtra: Across many episodes, he will normally be shown in the background for a few seconds with little to no influence to the plot.
[[/folder]]
6th Aug '17 10:11:18 PM BoyNinja
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* HormoneAddledTeenager: And a fairly believable depiction of one at that!

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* HormoneAddledTeenager: And a fairly believable depiction of one at that!that! She will latch onto any boy or man older than her and never let go unless she realizes it is not meant to be.



* TheDitz: Far and away the dumbest member of the Belcher family.

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* TheDitz: Far and away the dumbest member of the Belcher family. He can't even remember the name of his father's establishment (and was seriously certain it was ''Dad's'' Burgers).
6th Aug '17 2:39:00 PM DuelMark
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* NoSympathy: Often a victim of this whenever his restaurant or his way of life in endangered, especially (and mostly) by his family
31st Jul '17 7:11:14 PM GroLor
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* EnemyMine: When a party entertainer scams both Bob's Burgers and Pesto's Pizza into giving him free food, Bob and Jimmy decide to work together to try and get revenge, and Jimmy surprisingly doesn't turn on Bob at any point during the scheme.
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