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The character sheet for the Creator/{{Fox}} cartoon, ''WesternAnimation/BobsBurgers''.

!!The Belcher Family


A somewhat idiosyncratic but lovable family who run the titular, family restaurant.
* {{Adorkable}}: Whenever they're seen doing thing's together such as singing or any of their various MundaneMadeAwesome activities.
* AmbiguouslyBrown: {{Lampshade|Hanging}}d, one example is Mr. Fischoeder calling Bob "swarthy". According to WordOfGod, they're probably Greek-Armenian-Italian-Jewish-German, with at least some French or French-Canadian (the name "Belcher") too.
* BadassFamily: Not in the action-y sense. But they each have managed to do amazing things either solo or together.
* BewareTheSillyOnes: They've all got their unique quirks and together they are occasionally crazy but they're also all determined, and they can all get pretty feisty when they have to be.
* BigThinShortTrio: The Belcher siblings with Gene as the big, Louise as the short, and Tina as the thin. More pronounced in the test pilot episode with Tina's predecessor Daniel.
* DysfunctionalFamily: PlayedForLaughs. They each have their own quirks and moments of crazy, but genuinely care for one another.
* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: {{Downplayed}}. All of the Belcher siblings have each done something irresponsible and/or childish, as well as take any opportunity to get out of work. But, Tina is the one less likely to cause trouble and do whatever work her parents ask her to do. Louise will likely love to do some trolling while at work and try to convince her siblings to skip it, but is still has a lot more focused than Gene. Speaking of Gene, he is considered the most irresponsible of the Belcher siblings mostly due to his tendency of "[[AttentionDeficitOohShiny Geneing out]]."
* [[FourPhilosophyEnsemble Five Philosophy Ensemble]]: Linda is the Optimist, Louise is the Cynic, Bob is the Realist, Gene is Apathetic, and Tina is Conflicted.
* InferioritySuperiorityComplex: They're all prone too AcquiredSituationalNarcissism to spite being treated as unremarkable by most of the world.
* KidsAreCruel: Gene and Louise are savages to Bob. Tina only insults him when he forbids her from doing anything she really wants to do, though she's very rarely cruel to him (outside of her InnocentlyInsensitive remarks, which she really thinks aren't that).
* LameComeback: Bob and Louise are usually quite witty, but can come out with these when they're too mad to think of anything good.
* RedOniBlueOni: Bob and Tina are the respective Blue Oni's to Linda, Gene and Louise's Red Oni's.
* UnderestimatingBadassery: They are a family capable of incredible acts of craziness which, thanks to skill and/or pure dumb luck, allow them to prevail (most of the time). Despite that, people tend to quickly dismiss them.

[[folder:Bob Belcher]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/HJonBenjamin

Owner of Bob's Burgers.
* {{Adorkable}}: Despite being full grown adult, Bob has some rather endearing qualities, from having a love of toy train models to constantly making pun-based names for his burgers.
* AccidentalMurder: To [[spoiler:Teddy's hamster]] in "Full Bars".
* {{Acrofatic}}: He is slightly overweight but can run surprisingly quickly when angry or agitated, as shown in "Burgerboss".
* 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.
-->'''Louise''': Why can't you bleed like a normal dad?!
* AlliterativeName: It applies to his name, his restaurant, and the title of the show.
* AmbiguouslyBi: Said he was "mostly straight" when getting his turkey in Turkey in a Can.
** After the Deli Guy mistakenly took Bob's repeated turkey purchases as flirting:
--->'''Deli Guy''': Hey, what do you want to do?\\
'''Bob''':Uh... nothing.\\
'''Deli Guy''': Wanna go to the beach?\\
'''Bob''': No... maybe... wait, I'm straight, I mean I'm mostly straight.\\
(A few lines later)\\
'''Bob''': Also, I'm married, but if I wasn't... Who am I kidding? You're out of my league, it would never work.\\
'''Deli Guy''': What are you talking about?\\
'''Bob''': I really gotta go.\\
'''Deli Guy''': I'm gonna see you tomorrow!\\
'''Bob''': Probably not. (beat) I'll call you!
** In a dream sequence in ''Sacred Cow'' Bob also had a dream in which he made out with a talking bull. It was his subconscious telling him he wanted to, and he seems to remember the dream fondly by the end.
** When Louise insinuated that Bob wanted to marry Sandy Frye in 'Easy Com-mercial, Easy Go-mercial', his only objection was that he wouldn't take Sandy's name.
** At the end of "Mutiny on the Windbreaker", when Duval wanted a kiss from Bob. He seemed willing to oblige, if not for the crowd (his family included).
--->'''Duval''': Kiss me!\\
'''Bob''': Not now. Not a good time.\\
'''Duval''': Then when?!
* BerserkButton:
** Try not to talk about Lobsterfest.
** Linda mentions not to buy him V-neck shirts.
** Jimmy Pesto drives him insane.
* BookDumb: Generally, this is subverted; Bob is a rather intelligent man, especially when it comes to practical wisdom. Although, it's mentioned in "My Big Fat Greek Bob" that he never attended college, though besides that he seems to be generally uninterested in (personal -- the kids have college funds) continuing education. He lacks some knowledge of more sophisticated things but he's also extremely creative with his burgers. Despite this, he seems to be good with math, as evidenced by the math in the [[ItMakesSenseInContext overly complicated Meatsiah recipe]].
** This ''might'' be biting him in the ass, as while it's not really brought up on the show, he has a tendency to keep trying to branch out and away from his core competencies (or rather, he's good at cooking burgers, but keeps trying to bring in more money by doing other things).
** When he gets down to it, he can apparently absorb a lot of information in a hurry. In "The Equestranauts" he seems to have learned a fandom's worth of info about that show inside the time frame of a ''single convention'' (2-4 days in a weekend, usually).
* BumblingDad: Averted, especially noticeable considering the saturation of the trope in modern years. Although he never attended college, and doesn't always make the best decisions, he's the OnlySaneMan in his family, is very creative and skilled at making burgers (even gaining the praise of a celebrity chef), a caring and OpenMindedParent to his kids, and generally has a good head on his shoulders.
* ButtMonkey: By season 3, this borders on BornUnlucky. With constant money problems and multiple people eager to sabotage his life at any opportunity, Bob just can't win.
** Subverted triumphantly in "Bob and Deliver", where even though he's unjustly fired from his substitute teaching job, Bob and the class are able to pull off a final Home Ec-staurant for the school in defiance of Mr. Frond and Caf-Co. The episode ends with Bob and Tina enjoying lunch together.
** Season 5 as a whole seems to be going out of its way to subvert this with Bob pulling off decisive victories in "The Oedor Games", "Hawk & Chick", and "Father of the Bob".
* CantHoldHisLiquor: Bob tends to get totally wrecked when it comes to liquor. And it doesn't take a lot to do it, either.
* CarpetOfVirility: Bob is a very hairy man.
* {{Catchphrase}}:
** 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]].
** "Gene."
* CharacterTics: Bob's eyes cross a little when he's lying. Only seems to show up in "Burgerboss", though.
* CloudCuckoolander: Majorly downplayed compared to everybody else in the Belcher family, but see CompanionCube below. Now we know where Tina gets it from.
* CompanionCube: When drunk, sleepwalking, under stress, or alone, Bob has a tendency to turn inanimate objects into "friends", usually kitchen utensils or food.
** "Bob Fires the Kids" showed this was because as a kid he was always working at his father's restaurant so he had no friends.
* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: Bob is frequently the recipient of this since his family tends to drag him into their crazy schemes.
* CoolTeacher: Becomes one in "Bob and Deliver".
* CripplingOverspecialization: PlayedWith. Bob's specialty as a burger cook has occasionally been mocked on the show, such as in "Bob and Deliver" and "Wagstaff School News". He knows enough about cooking to teach a home economics class, but outside of burgers his cooking abilities aren't really touched upon. Seems he can cook normal meals just fine, though.
** Averted in the Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes, where he is very neurotic about the holiday meals he is preparing. The second Christmas episode has his primary concern being about the ham drying out and overcooking ([[spoiler:before the candy cane truck tries to kill him and his family]]). The Thanksgiving episode has him trying to prepare a special three-day brined turkey that he's immensely proud of, and becoming increasingly unhinged when it keeps ending up in the toilet.
* DeadpanSnarker: While he normally puts up with others with some degree of passive patience, he is quite capable of throwing out quips, particularly when dealing with Linda.
* DudeWheresMyRespect: Despite all the well-meaning speeches he gives to people, they think his way is either boring or unnecessary. Even his children belittle his honest ways.
* FatalFlaw: His hatred of Jimmy Pesto always brings out the worst in Bob.
** Bob in general tends to have a vindictive streak as well as a desire to prove himself right. For instance, in "Art Crawl" he deliberately keeps Gayle's paintings on the wall as a way to spite the Cranwinkles. Part of this stems from his OnlySaneMan mentality where he just doesn't want to deal with crazy ideas.
** It's ''not'' generalized {{Pride}}, incidentally; unless something gets on his bad side, he'll trade off dignity for a solution as needed.
* FreudianExcuse: Bob's support of his kids' weird interests, as well as the fact that while he does think they're weird he doesn't try to discourage them, makes a lot more sense when you see how domineering and overly critical his dad was.
* GoodParents: As awkward as his kids are, he still loves them and tries to do the best he can while supporting their awkward tendencies with his only worry being how other people would react to them. And he is always -- ALWAYS -- there for them.
* HappilyMarried: With Linda - no matter the crazy things that happen, they both will support one another.
* HiddenDepths:
** Bob has a genuine liking towards gardening.
** It's all but stated that Bob is a movie buff. He has a large knowledge of movies, from classic Japanese monster movies to CultClassic westerns. The episode "The Deepening" started thanks to Bob's knowledge about the movie-related past of the town.
* IncorruptiblePurePureness: Downplayed -- he has a vindictive streak that comes out sometimes -- but he's still the Belcher who most reliably stays on the straight and narrow.
* IncrediblyLamePun: Bob is incredibly fond of naming his burgers around these, and becomes visibly upset when their quality is insulted.
* KnightInSourArmor: Despite the hardships he faces running his restaurant, Bob still maintains a strong sense of integrity.
* MissingMom: His mom is never shown, and Bob once said that his mother "wasn't around" when he was younger.
** In "The Last Gingerbread House on the Left" he mentions that he used to make gingerbread houses with his mother before she died.
* NiceGuy: While he's a definite introvert and dislikes having to spend time with pretty much anyone, he's actually a pretty compassionate and understanding guy who's quick to make friends with most people he meets regardless of their eccentricities (see his friendships with Marshmallow and the three transvestite hookers whom he may have tried crack with while sharing a drink with).
* NonActionGuy: Although there's not a lot of fighting on the show to begin with, Bob tends to lose any physical encounter he gets into whether it be the Capoeira instructor, Hugo, or even a fellow Burger Joint owner.
* NoSocialSkills: He tries to go out of his way to avoid having to spend significant amounts of time with anyone, his family included, but this is more out of his own social phobias than an inherent dislike of people. He'll go out of his way to make sure to bond with his kids, but at the end of the day, he's the guy on the grill in the back and he's happy with that.
* NoSympathy: Often a victim of this whenever his restaurant or his way of life in endangered, especially (and mostly) by his family
* NotSoAboveItAll: On occasion he can be just as crazy as his family. A RunningGag with him usually involves Bob getting hooked on stuff, like pain medication or absinthe. Not to mention [[PungeonMaster his penchant for puns]]. His feud with Jimmy Pesto also has a tendency to bring out his less sane side.
* NotSoStoic: He is perfectly capable of showing emotion despite his normally calm demeanor.
* OneNoteCook: Downplayed. He's noted to be exceptionally excellent at making burgers, with even his biggest critics admitting their great taste, but his skill at cooking all other kinds of food varies from "competent" to "terrible".
* OnlySaneEmployee: As his employees consist of his incredibly bizarre and wacky wife and kids, he is this by default.
* OnlySaneMan: To his family, and often to the rest of the cast as well. As Alasdair Wilkins notes in [[http://www.avclub.com/tvclub/bobs-burgers-world-wharf-ii-wharfening-or-how-bob--204809 an AV Club episode review]], "Bob's place on his show has often been to be the one character who will respond to the latest over-the-top mess like an actual person would."
* OpenMindedParent: Is pretty supportive of his kids. Gene becoming a cheerleader? He hates cheerleading, but fine. Tina writing erotic friend-fiction? He doesn't judge her, but only moves to stop her from revealing it to less tolerant peers. Louise wanting to sneak off during a school trip? He's easily convinced into joining her[[note]]though in this particular case there was the added benefit of keeping a direct eye on the most rebellious kid in school...[[/note]]. Also, quite notably, Bob is one of the few sitcom dads to not go through GayPanic or be intolerant of those who are different from him.
** He was originally against Tina taking capoeira lessons in "Sexy Dance Fighting" but only because it was cutting into her work at the restaurant and because he missed the father-daughter bonding during said work. He does however support her in the end despite his dislike towards the instructor and he's very annoyed when he flunks her. Being from an early episode, this could just be an example of CharacterDevelopment for Bob. He was also against Gene taking baseball lessons in "The Unnatural" but for good reasons: the instructor was an incompetent con-man and Linda stole and pawned his new espresso machine to pay for it.
* OppositesAttract: He and Linda couldn't be more different, but they love each other anyway.
* PapaWolf: When a competitor insults Bob's establishment and food he gets angry enough, but when he calls Bob's kids "crazy"...
-->''[[TranquilFury What did you just say about my kids?]]''
** Watch how he reacted in to the grill catching on fire in "Tina-rannosaurus Wrecks"; he was the first to drop everything and save Tina, who was frozen in panic.
* ParentalSubstitute: Felix says that Calvin sees Bob this way, due to a resemblance to their father. Calvin himself has a few stray comments along these lines as well.
* ThePigPen: His personal hygiene is commented on several times to be lacking. Most notably a smell everyone seems to pick up on.
* PottyFailure: Bob has a [[DoubleEntendre "4:30 meeting"]] every day. His fight with Jairo in "Sexy Dance Fighting" makes him accidentally poop himself.
* RedOniBlueOni: The quiet, reserved Blue Oni to Linda's boisterous and energetic Red.
* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: Savvy Guy to Linda's Energetic Girl. Linda rarely speaks in anything lower than a scream and frequently comes up with larger than life schemes, while Bob is quiet and generally more than satisfied simply with getting through the day without having anything bad happen.
* SecondLove: Linda left her then-fiancé Hugo because she fell for Bob.
* StandardFiftiesFather: Bob is a modernized example of this trope. He works hard to support his family and usually acts as the voice of reason.
* TheStoic: Downplayed. While he's very capable of having a full on freak out, his generally demeanor is a quiet calm, and it takes a lot to shake him out of it.
* StraightMan: Bob himself, so far, plays the straight man to his somewhat crazy family and guest characters. Although cynically pragmatic, he still retains much of his family's quirkiness. However this is still a [[BumblingDad very unusual role for a sitcom patriarch to play]] these days [[note]]In a lot of American sitcoms (particularly ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', and ''Series/MarriedWithChildren''), fathers have often been depicted as bumbling simpletons who get into wacky schemes, only to have their loving, sane wives, sane friends, or wiser-than-their-years children bail them out. He's something of a return to the [[Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir Philip Banks]] mold, just with a bluer collar.[[/note]].
** Which can make it that much funnier when he ''does'' lose his shit.
* SupremeChef: Downplayed. While his cooking is frequently commented on as being very good, with his burgers in particular earning high praise from even world-class critics, it's made equally clear that there are much better chefs out there. Outside of burgers, Bob's cooking skills, while still generally good, are much less noteworthy.
* TechnicianVersusPerformer: In terms of being a restaurant owner, he is the performer to Jimmy Pesto's technician. He knows next to nothing about business, and almost always follows his heart over his brain when making decisions. The end result is that he's a great guy and a fantastic burger chef, but a terrible businessman whose restaurant is always on the verge of closing.
* TechnologicallyBlindElders: Has a flip phone, doesn't understand internet lingo, and is absolutely floored when he discovers spell-check.
* WhenAllYouHaveIsAHammer: Bob's not particularly outstanding in most areas of his business but his skill at making burgers makes up for it. In several instances, his burger making skills have either saved the restaurant or given him catering opportunities.
* {{Workaholic}}: Has shades of this, particularly early on, but nowadays it's heavily downplayed. The kids and Linda are understanding of the need to keep the restaurant running, and Bob has some leeway in when and how to run it -- as a rule, he will temporarily close the restaurant if his family needs him to. In general, and especially as a small business owner, he has an enviable work/life balance.

[[folder:Linda Belcher]]
->'''Voiced by''': John Roberts

Bob's wife.
* TheAlcoholic: In general, she seems to be someone who drinks heavily when the social opportunity presents itself, and in moderation at other times. She denies that she gets drunk, insisting she just like to have fun, and refuses to see this as a negative quality. [[LampshadeHanging Louise even brings it up]].
-->'''Louise''': Mom's the one with the drinking problem.\\
'''Linda''': The problem is I don't have a frigging drink in my hand. Ha ha!
* AmbiguouslyBi: In "Two for Tina" she said Ms. Jacobson was attractive. She also appeared to be acting flirty when telling her that to her face, though it's hard to tell since she was drunk at the time.
* BadBadActing: Her "Dreamatorium" show.
* BaseBreakingCharacter: An in-universe example thanks to "Eat, Spray, Linda". When Linda goes missing, Bob and the kids go looking for her at her usual hang outs and realize that the town's opinion of her is divided. One half thinks she's annoying, the other half likes her.
* BerserkButton:
** Dislikes being called a "boob punch".
** Linda hates the words "Bad Hair Day", because that's the name of the band that won against her band in school.
* BigEater: She's been banned from Devendorf's Bakery for taking too many free samples.
* BigSisterInstinct: She forbids anyone from insulting or making fun of Gayle, especially her family.
* BirthdayHater: "You get to a certain age and they're no fun" (from Eat, Spray, Linda).
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Due to her desire to support her family mixed with RuleOfFunny, for example she's OK with Bob murdering Teddy but not the heath inspectors offensive music, or she will allow Bob to cheat on her with a woman she hates to get a space in a garden but draws the line at him bringing a cow in the house.
* BuxomIsBetter: Several characters have remarked that she's fairly busty.
* CainAndAbel: Underplayed. She is the Abel to Gayle's Cain, but they're on good terms with each other.
* CannotKeepASecret: Linda has a terrible habit of blabbing to other people about stuff that's supposed to be kept private--during a CutawayGag in "Tina-rannosaurus Wrecks", she arrives at a party and apologizes for being late because Bob had diarrhea, and in "Turkey in a Can" she ends up telling all the kids and her sister Gayle about the second decoy turkey Bob wanted to keep secret. Louise remarks on this.
-->'''Louise''': Mom's like a vault... that's constantly open and constantly talking.\\
'''Linda''': Hey, I told you guys not to tell anyone I told you!
* CollectorOfTheStrange: Collects porcelain babies.
* {{Catchphrase}}: "Alriiight!" [[OwMyBodyPart "Ow, my face!"]] "Aw, Bohhh-beeee!"
* ChubbyChaser: In "Full Bars" she's implied to be one.
* CharacterTic: If Linda is upset at times, her left eye will twitch.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: At times. It's pretty clear the kids get it from her.
* ControlFreak: Bob notes that whenever Linda tries to entertain she goes completely overboard and then acts hostile when people aren't appreciative enough. Case in point, when she tries hosting a bed and breakfast and the three people staying at the Belcher home are put off by Linda's embarrassing over exuberance, she resorts to locking them in their rooms to get them to stay.
* CoolBigSis: While it isn't clear as to which one is older or younger, although, most of the time she plays to Gayle, who she's protective of and helpful towards.
* CrossDressingVoice: Although unlike Tina her voice actor actually makes a (deliberately half-assed) attempt to sound like a woman. Specifically a stereotypical JewishMother.
* CuteButCacophonic: Where do you think Louise and Gene got it from?
* DeadpanSnarker: On occasion. One such example occurs when she calls Bob on his [[KnowNothingKnowItAll (lack of)]] nature survivalism, which results in his food poisoning.
-->"Oh, okay, [[SarcasmMode you didn't eat a raw trout that didn't make you poop and barf your way through the forest like some kind of disgusting Hansel and Gretel]]."
* TheDeterminator: When Linda gets into something she ''gets into it'', right to the point of SanitySlippage.
* DramaQueen: Whenever something excites her or is great news for someone, she tends to be so dramatic that she also breaks into her own made-up songs on the spot.
* ExtremeDoormat: In "Lindapendent Woman", she takes a job as shift manager at a local supermarket, and can't refuse any requests by her employees to take a day off. She ends up the only employee there.
** In "Synchronized Swimming" the kids have thoroughly convinced her to do all their homework for them.
* EvilLaugh: Whenever her more eccentric personality traits come to play, she has a habit of letting these out (and making her the most likely person Louise got her own Evil Laugh tendencies from).
* FanservicePack: Linda in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}'' Season 4 opener CrossOver is depicted more realistic looking and [[http://bobs-burgers.wikia.com/wiki/File:Archer-linda.jpg surprisingly hot.]]
* FatalFlaw: In general, Linda tends to have the overly strong desire to get her talents appreciated whether it be in running a Bed-and-Breakfast or working at a supermarket.
* {{Foil}}: To Louise, especially in the episodes "Mother Daughter Lazer Razor" and "Slumber Party".
* FriendlyEnemy: With Jimmy Pesto. Whilst she won't put up with him antagonising Bob in front of her, when the two interact without him they get along just fine.
* GenkiGirl: Very enthusiastic and outgoing.
* GirlishPigtails: Puts her hair in this style in "Slumber Party" while hanging out with Louise's classmates.
* GoodParents: Despite her quirks (and sometimes DependingOnTheWriter), she does love her kids and tries her best, just like Bob.
* GutturalGrowler: Her voice tends to be like this whenever she's mad.
* HappilyMarried: With Bob - no matter the crazy things that happen, they both will support one another.
* HasAType: Likes men with [[BadassMustache mustaches]].
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: One of Linda's main flaws is that she is entirely too trusting of total strangers, such as the Deuce of Diamonds and the Phenomi-mom who ''seem'' like experts but whose advice either does not make sense or is instantly proved wrong, or Millie Frock whom she declares is "Fun." It's especially glaring in the Deuce's case, since his promotional video is very badly edited and it's clear he's a scammer, but she still thinks he's the only answer to Gene's bad baseball playing even when it's repeatedly shown to her face he's incompetent.
* InformedAttractiveness: The art style is naturally pretty ugly, and thus Linda's multiple suitors can come off as a bit of a surprise. Then again, the majority of them are desperate losers and creeps, so it's still not that strange.
* InnocentFanserviceGirl: An in-universe example. Linda gets herself into a lot of fanservicey situations without trying to be MsFanservice. To date, she's been seen in swimsuits, in her underwear, in the shower and on a nude beach ''(no actual nudity is shown, though)''. Since the art style is about as far from sexy as possible, though, this is only really fanservice for other characters on the show.
* ItsAllAboutMe: If she's being a jerk, this is largely her central motivation (see also: Purple-Rain Union).
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Linda has a tendency to never consider the feelings of others, her family included, when making decisions, causing her to often act selfishly. Despite this, she is generally shown to be a friendly woman who sincerely cares about her family.
* JewishMother: In voice and behavior, even if she's ambiguously Catholic.
* TheLancer: In the sense that she's the quirky, fun-loving contrast to Bob's stoic, OnlySaneMan nature, in their family's FiveManBand.
* LargeHam: Particularly since she greatly enjoys musical theater.
* MamaBear: You do not want to mess with her kids or Gayle.
* TheMusicMeister: Lampshaded throughout the show in which she has a habit of breaking into song at impromptu moments.
* MyBelovedSmother: She has shades of this with all the kids, but Louise takes the most issue with it. Whenever the two of them are the focus of a plot it usually deals with Linda trying to force Louise into bonding with her or into some activity that Louise wants nothing to do with.
* PluckyGirl: Very little actually brings her down.
* RedOniBlueOni: The loud and energetic Red Oni to Bob's quiet and reserved Blue Oni.
* RunawayBride: Linda was engaged to Hugo before leaving him for Bob.
* SavvyGuyEnergeticGirl: The Energetic Girl to Bob's Savvy Guy. Linda rarely speaks in anything lower than a scream and frequently comes up with larger than life schemes, while Bob is quiet and generally more than satisfied simply with getting through the day without having anything bad happen.
* SitcomArchNemesis:
** Had one in Colleen Caviello, who apparently would not shut up about the baked ziti dinner she made for a school function a year ago. This is not helped by Linda's memories of said event, where she had to listen to people gush about how great it was with their mouths full.
** Cynthia Bush, mother of Louise's SitcomArchNemesis.
* StatuesqueStunner: If one looks closely enough whenever she and Bob are on screen. Linda's [[http://bobs-burgers.wikia.com/wiki/Linda_Belcher confirmed]] to be 5'10, only two inches shorter than Bob.
* TookALevelInKindness: DependingOnTheWriter, she can still show traces of JerkAss when she is given the JerkassBall every now and then.
* TwitchyEye: Sometimes gets one when angry.
* TheUnfavorite: Inverted; while she loves her children equally, all of them seem much more interested in spending time with Bob, their father. Louise is the most blatant about it, while Gene shows the least favoritism. Most obviously shown in "Mother Daughter Laser Razor", where all three children repeatedly show more interest in spending time with Bob.
* WideEyedIdealist: Linda has some rather simplistic and childish views on many things, from friendship to romance. She is repeatedly mocked for it.
* WomenAreWiser: Usually not, but ''Lindapendent Woman'' showed that, when she started working away from the restaurant, the entire place started falling apart. Even then, downplayed, because she became an ExtremeDoormat that led to her new job ending in disaster by the episode's end.

[[folder:Tina Belcher]]
->'''Voiced by''': Dan Mintz

Their oldest 13-year-old daughter.
* {{Adorkable}}: She's weird, unattractive and downright creepy at times, but nonetheless completely lovable.
* AirplaneArms: Inverted. When Tina runs, her arms don't move at all.
* AllGirlsLikePonies: Her room is decorated with horse posters, and she seems to have some more-than-casual knowledge of them.
* AmbiguousDisorder: Though Bob denies that Tina is [[UsefulNotes/HighFunctioningAutism autistic]], she displays many symptoms of UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome. Likely subverted as well, since her awkwardness could also stem from the fact that she's hitting puberty, which is a time when awkwardness comes in full bloom in some people (the writers seem to be pushing this interpretation more, as well).
* AmbiguouslyBi: Showed an interest in female nude scenes in a shark horror movie. In "Crawl Space" she doesn't seem to have any objections to the possibility of a threesome with both a male and female zombie.
* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' be someone who sells horse meat.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: She's the nicest of her siblings and is at time an ExtremeDoormat. But when push comes to shove, she has shown to be ''more'' ruthless than Louise.
* BewareTheQuietOnes: Speaks in a monotonous voice most of the time, but can even be more crazy than Louise when the situation calls for it.
* BreakoutCharacter: Surprisingly enough, the painfully awkward Tina ended up striking a chord with most viewers (probably because she [[OneOfUs reminds them of themselves]]), causing her to steadily be elevated into one of the most focused on members of the family.
* ButtMonkey: Often gets blackmailed or taken advantage of by her siblings.
* CatchPhrase: Her [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_XaIuw6K6Q distressed groan]]. More of a Catch Noise, really.
* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Tina was first playing along fully with her siblings in a prank for the pilot; by episode 4 she developed into a daughter that respects Bob much more.
** In "Hamburger Dinner Theater" she has crippling stage fright. Then in "Family Fracas" in season three:
--->'''Tina''' (''to the audience''): Hi, I'm Tina! I like horses, music, and boys! Hi boys, I'm Tina.
** After a few moments early on, the writers seem to be going out of their way to make it seem more likely that it's teenage awkwardness and not an AmbiguousDisorder.
* TheChick: Not that great at social situations, but she's the (usually outvoted) voice of reason in the Belcher siblings.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Is very quick to fly off into a daydream, particularly regarding boys or romance.
* CovertPervert: Tina would be this, except she has a tendency to [[{{Dissimile}} tell people about it anyways]]. She is uncomfortably enthusiastic on suggestion that she may have to mate with survivors of the storm to repopulate the town.
* CreepyMonotone: Subverted. She's creepy when she's in a vindictive mood -- but that's the exception, and for the most part she's {{Adorkable}}.
* DaddysGirl: Of the three Belcher kids, she's the closest to Bob and most likely to immediately support him.
** Subverted in "Bob and Deliver", where she thinks that having her dad as a substitute teacher would make her the automatic teacher's pet. He ends up bonding with Zeke instead much to her frustration.
* DangerIsMyMiddleName: ...But it's spelled "Ruth".
* DeadpanSnarker: At times, when she's designated as a StraightMan to everyone else. (But also subverted, in that it's not as though she ever says anything ''not'' deadpan...)
* DependingOnTheWriter: Tina has committed her share of dishonest behavior. She lies to people without a second thought in "Food Truckin'", brokers her way out of school in "Synchronized Swimming", and in "My Fuzzy Valentine", and coolly lies to her mother about a sailing lesson in "Burgerboss".
* TheDeterminator: Has dozens of crushes on boys yet somehow manages to make it through every day as if it's no big deal, while still focusing on Jimmy Jr., whereas Louise almost went insane after her first crush. Besides that, she has the usual Belcher stubbornness.
* DirtyKid: Loves making "erotic friend fictions" about people [[AssShove touching each other's butts]].
* DisapprovingLook: According to "The Cook, The Steve, The Gayle, And Her Lover" she has one strong enough to force Louise go through a HeelRealization without having to say a word (though only Gene and Louise can tell it apart from her normal look.)
* DontExplainTheJoke: As part of her {{Adorkable}} package, Tina often forgets this.
* DudeMagnet: While Tina may be weird, she has attracted a number of young boys.
** Her main love interest is [[DancingWithMyself Jimmy Jr.]] and he has shown a number of times that he does like her romantically.
** [[{{Ballet}} Josh]] felt an instant connection with her when they first met and was eager to ask to his school's prom dance in his second appearance.
** [[BoisterousBruiser Zeke]] has shown possible signs of being interested in her.
** Throughout "The Cook, the Steve, the Gayle, & Her Lover", she is constantly flirted by the younger Zander.
** She has a short, intense boyfriend/girlfriend relationship with Jordan Cagan aka "Ghost Boy".
** When she showed off her fiery debating skills, [[TheBore Henry]] became smitten with her asked if they could become a couple.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Her very first line in the very first episode: [[TooMuchInformation "My crotch is itchy."]]
* EveryoneHasStandards: Despite her obsession with zombies and butt touching, she was creeped out by a kid who was determined to taste the hair of a morning talk show host. In general, she takes after her dad and has reasonably high standards to begin with.
* EvilLaugh: Well... attempts one in "Presto Tina-O" anyway.
-->'''Louise''': ...is something caught in your throat?
* TheEeyore: Generally less joyful than her siblings or mother.
* ExtremeDoormat: At times, especially if she's trying to get on somebody's good side, that somebody usually being Jimmy Junior or Tammy. However, she will stand up for herself if you push her too far, and has no problem threatening to punch someone in the face again and again and again [[OverlyLongGag and again and again]]...
* FemaleGaze: Has a fixation for male butts.
* FlatJoy: She doesn't emote well, or much.
* FunnyAfro: In Gene's story portion of "The Frond Files".
* FriendVersusLover: Somewhat. Even though she and Jimmy Jr. aren't dating, they do show romantic interests to each other. Although it's 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. The biggest example would probably be in "The Belchies".
* GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak: She has more girly interests than her sister and mother, but she's not above performing gross feats with her siblings and doesn't have a problem at all with getting dirty.
* HairDecorations: Her tiny yellow hair clip is always on, and comes into play when she "transforms" into Dina by switching it to her left side.
* HormoneAddledTeenager: And a fairly believable depiction of one at 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.
* IncrediblyLamePun: She greatly enjoys making puns, said puns being so bad that she gets compliments from people that have no good taste. To boot, she has a horse of porcelain she calls "Horselain." She inherited this trait from her father.
* InkSuitActor: Began as one for Dan Mintz (the character was even a boy named [[TheDanza Daniel]]) before she was changed to a girl. Still, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdtEXLIO4aY the resemblance]] is uncanny.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: While she may be a DaddysGirl, some of her real honest and well-meaning comments to Bob border on this, which exasperate Bob since Tina can't tell much.
* LarynxDissonance: For the sake of comedy, Dan Mintz plays her with the exact same male voice he originally used in the pilot when the character was a boy.
* LetsGetDangerous: Most of the time Tina is a socially-awkward ExtremeDoormat... but when she gets serious, she shows a high level of cunning, planning ("Ambergris" "Tina Tailor Soldier Spy"), and investigative skill ("Broadcast Wagstaff School News" "Lice Things Are Lice").
* MostFanficWritersAreFemale: To the point that she's already written fanfic on every pop cultural item of interest, leading to her writing "erotic friendfiction".
* MustHaveCaffeine: In "The Unnatural", Tina discovers espresso for the first time...and gets hooked on it -- to the point that she's drinking motel coffee with discarded cigarettes in it.
** It's not clear if she gave up coffee after that -- the fort ("Fort Night") apparently had some used coffee filters in it, and that was before they had access to the garbage bin.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: She knows way too much about horses in general that one could mistake her for a real equine master. So when she gets to go to a horse camp (and interrupt her coach's questions with the right answers before anyone else could answer), she's given...the most challenging horse for her to tame, which is an extreme handful to even ride. Despite her attempts, she fails to make the horse listen to simple commands and ditches it, preferring her imaginary (talking) horse.
* NotSoStoic: She has her moments of showing emotions like fear or anger, though those are far and few between.
* NiceGirl: The nicest and most (selflessly) helpful of the Belcher kids.
* NightmareFetishist: She admires "the swagger" of zombies.
-->"I'm not a zombiephile. I just admire their swagger."
* OlderSidekick: To Louise, being her older sister and sidekick.
* PerpetualFrowner: It's usually more of a straight line mouth than a frown, but it still counts.
* TheReliableOne: She's the Belcher child that Bob and Linda are most likely to give responsibility to.
* SchoolNewspaperNewshound: Hosts a hard news segment on the school TV newscast and made and broadcast her own news program with Louise's help after the school TV newcast shoots down her desire to investigate the "Mad Pooper/Butt-ler" mystery.
* SingleTargetSexuality: Tina shows an interest in ''any'' boy she's interested in or who she ''thinks'' is interested in her, sometimes even kissing one of them. However, she always ends up back to focusing one boy in particular: Jimmy Jr Pesto.
* TheSouthpaw: She's the only left-handed Belcher.
* TheStoic: Does not show a wide range of emotion.
* StraightMan: Her mellow and milquetoast persona is quite a contrast to the rest of her family, especially Louise.
* TeensAreShort: Tina's thirteen and is just slightly higher then Bob's waist. Since she is only just a teenager, she may be still early in her pubescent growth spurt.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: She's the Girly Girl to Louise's Tomboy, though she isn't particularly feminine, her interests in unicorns, romance and boys are girlier.
* UnknownRival: To Zeke who she sees as an opponent for Jimmy Jr.'s attention, while Zeke sees her as a friend and has hinted to be attracted to her as well.
* VerbalTic: Usually makes an elongated monotoned groan when nervous. In season 3, this evolved into loud hyperventilation noises ("HUH! HUH!").
* VocalEvolution: In the first two seasons, she would never raise her voice above monotone. By season 3, she would start occasionally shouting when provoked.
* WillNotTellALie: Tina is a very honest person, and it's difficult for her to lie. When she's in a situation where she has to, such as in "Tina-Rannosaurus Wrecks", she feels incredibly guilty about it. Also, she is clearly hesitant to sell their newly-discovered ambergris on the black market in "Ambergris".
* YaoiFanGirl:
** Tina has fantasies about two male zombies making out in front of her. This is due to after watching ''Film/NightOfTheLivingDead1968'' her zombie nightmares started blending with her hormonal teenage arousal dreams.
** She won the bet when Mr. Fischoeder asked who predicted that Bob and Jimmy Pesto will end up falling asleep on each other if no one wins the fight.

[[folder:Gene Belcher]]
->'''Voiced by''': Eugene Mirman

The 11-year-old middle child and their only son.
* AmbiguouslyBi: Fantasized about having a man draw him naked (a la ''Film/{{Titanic|1997}}'') in "Mutiny on the Windbreaker".
** There was also this:
--->'''Louise''': What ever happened to Roberto? Did you try showering with him again?\\
'''Tina''': ...yeah...\\
'''Gene''': ...maybe...
** He was also very enthusiastic about kissing Jimmy Jr. in "Sheesh! Cab, Bob?"
--->'''Tina''': When I kiss Jimmy Jr. under the disco ball, it will be like we're ''all'' kissing Jimmy Jr. under the disco ball.\\
'''Gene''': I call first!\\
'''Louise''': Really?\\
'''Gene''': Well if I'm gonna kiss him I don't want to go after you guys.\\
'''Linda''': I'll go last, I'm fine with that.\\
'''Bob''': We're not kissing Jimmy Jr!\\
'''Gene''': YES WE ARE!
** He got grounded in one episode after he admitted to visiting a website about transvestites of course it should be noted he seemed to be disgusted by it considering his reaction.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: [[InvertedTrope Inverted]], as he's the Annoying Older Sibling to Louise. However, he's younger than Tina, still playing this trope straight.
* AttentionDeficitOohShiny: Gene is distracted very easily, and his inability to focus has caused problems on multiple occasions. The family even refers to the act of losing focus on the task at hand as "[[PersonAsVerb Geneing out]]."
* AttentionWhore: Seems to be Gene in general as of Season 3. He makes it clear that he'd prefer attention from his art and/or performance, than just attention in general. This is most notable in "Beefsquatch".
* BigBrotherInstinct: While rarely seen, Gene has a protective side for his younger sister, Louise.
* BigEater: He is shown to be excited at the thought of food and eating. You can trick him into doing something if it's food-related.
* BigFun: Will generally prioritize having a good time of things.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: While mostly using his keyboard to record fart noise, he can write some zazzy music when he puts in the effort. Even Bob is surprised he wrote "Electric Love". He also [[GadgeteerGenius creates a pretty impressive electric recorder]] by combining a recorder with his megaphone in "Itty Bitty Ditty Committee".
* ChivalrousPervert: With his sound system. The fact that he heard his grandparents "doing it" won't help matters.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Even by this show's standards, Gene is pretty out there.
* CowardlyLion: In "It Snakes A Village", he refused to go in the woods to save his sisters while they were sinking in quicksand because he thought that a snake would eat him. Eventually subverted, as he does rescue them at the last minute.
* DeadpanSnarker: At times.
* 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).
* DirtyKid: Likes to talk about penis-shaped things and in the second episode he recorded the sounds his grandparents made whilst making love.
* ExtremeOmnivore: He really enjoys eating the Fracas Foam that the family kept winning on the game show.
* FatBastard: At his worst, he can act self-absorbed and attention-hogging.
* FatIdiot: Pretty chubby, and not-so-smart.
* {{Gasshole}}: With his megaphone. In general, Gene loves farts, and farting. After his grandparents stayed in his room over a weekend, he declared he had to go "re-fart" his room.
* HiddenDepths:
** Is actually a really good musician and songwriter when he applies himself and doesn't just mess around with fart noises.
** He has an extensive knowledge of wedding rings.
* InkSuitActor: He's a kid version of his voice actor, Eugene Mirman.
* InTouchWithHisFeminineSide: While he has no problem with hanging out with other guys, he has stated that he prefers the company of girls. This is likely a result of him spending almost all of his time with his two sisters, both of whom are close to him in age.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: More of a buffoon than a full blown jerk, but he does have some selfish moments. They generally aren't intentional, however, and he ''does'' mean well.
* {{Keet}}: Generally a bubbly, friendly kid you'd want to know despite his more annoying tendencies.
* KiddieKid: At times. Oscillates wildly between childishness and oddly mature behavior.
* KnowNothingKnowItAll: Tends to spout out incorrect facts and will stubbornly refuse to admit the people correcting him are right.
* LargeHam: Takes after Linda in his love for the performing arts.
* TheLoad: As noted under AttentionDeficitOohShiny, Gene is known for just completely flaking on the family and making tasks more difficult. Linda {{lampshade|Hanging}}s it at one point, saying that Bob entrusted Gene with a task simply to have Gene's screwups as an easy source of blame if he couldn't succeed on his own merits.
* MamasBoy: If there's one thing Gene is open about, it's his love for his mother.
--> '''Gene''': Why? Because I'm eleven and I still love Mom.
* NoIndoorVoice: He has a tendency to loudly deny whenever Bob tries to correct him over something. Generally, if someone tries to correct Gene, he'll just scream that they're wrong. Eh -- he's just loud in general.
* PhraseCatcher: "Gene."
* ToiletHumor: While [[{{Gasshole}} farts]] are by far his stock in trade, Gene is practically guaranteed to be present for (and probably the one delivering) any joke that's toilet-related. Not to mention an entire episode devoted to him bonding with a talking toilet.
* TheOneGuy: The only male Belcher sibling.
* WholesomeCrossdresser: He's begun developing shades of this and often makes comments about being a woman.
* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: 'It Snakes A Village' reveals Gene has a crippling fear of snakes. Fortunately, he was able to overcome it in time to save his sisters from a [[QuicksandSucks quicksand pit]].

[[folder:Louise Belcher]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/KristenSchaal

Their 9-year-old youngest daughter.
* AxCrazy: You need to mash a bunch of her buttons for this to come out, but she will ''boil you alive'' if you cross her one time too many.
* BerserkButton: Has quite a few.
** We find out in "Bob Day Afternoon" that she doesn't like being told to shut up, even as a jest.
** The bunny-ears hat. Try to grab it and you ''will'' get shit for it. As seen in "Ear-sy Rider", the consequences in ''succeeding'' are, let's say, rather [[DisproportionateRetribution unfortunate]].
** Canada... for some reason... according to "Hamburger Dinner Theater".
** Tampering with her possessions or entering her room without permission can drive her into near-insane fury.
* BigSisterBully: Inverted, she is sometimes a little sister bully to Tina and/or Gene.
* BoomerangBigot: A throwaway line in "Boyz 4 Now" in response to the obnoxious screaming teenage girls at the titular boy band concert. "No wonder nobody likes women."
* BreakoutCharacter: In the vein of [[Franchise/TheSimpsons Bart Simpson]] or [[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy Stewie Griffin]], Louise's unrestrained attitude makes her a clear example of the mischievous kind in contrast to Tina's more surprising popularity.
* BullyHunter: Not often shown, but she's no fan of bullies and has stuck up for weaker kids on occasion. One episode even saw her put into detention by Frond because she pantsed a kid who was bullying a smaller child at lunch.
* BunnyEarsLawyer: Louise was a ''literal'' example [[note]]She always wears bunny ears, but she was a lawyer. Not a ''good'' one though.[[/note]] during Bob's dream sequence in episode 3, "Sacred Cow".
** It's hinted with some dialogue from Louise and Gene in "Spaghetti Western and Meatballs" that she actually wants to become a literal example in real life.
* CatchPhrase: "SICK!"
** "Son of a BITCH!"
* CharacterDevelopment: In late first season, she mentions how much she can't stand hanging with Tina and Linda, which is made abundantly clear in the episode, but, particularly in the third season due to "Mother Daughter Laser Razor" and "Boyz 4 Now", she grew to respect and like her mother and sister, something made clear by their interactions when they have the focus like "Tina Tailor Soldier Spy" and "The Unnatural".
** She's also grown more compassionate over time, mostly from to her numerous [[JerkassRealization Jerkass Realizations]]. Seeing her casually step in to protect Pocket-Sized Rudy from bullies in "Thelma and Louise Except Thelma is Linda" is so very sweet.
* CharacterTic: [[http://media3.giphy.com/media/PWZ8pr1xZW55m/giphy.gif Twitching her eyes whenever she is about to explode from anger]]. She did this for almost the entire second half of the "Ambergris" episode, due to lack of sleep. She gets this tic from her mother.
* TheChessmaster: Louise will eagerly exploit stupid people for her own amusement, and she's also quite willing to manipulate her family for her own pleasure. Linda is perfectly aware of the former, as she tells Mr. Frond (whom Louise had pranked by convincing him her father was dead and haunting the restaurant) that "she likes to mess with people she thinks are stupid".
* ComedicSociopathy: Of a sort. She claims that she does not understand emotions like empathy, and actually thinks she's going crazy when she feels sorry for her dad. However, many episodes show her being a JerkWithAHeartOfGold.
** She does however recognize that she loves her family, and even says so when in a dire position.
* CompanionCube: As seen in "The Belchies", if Louise is left alone long enough, she'll also start treating nearby objects like they're alive, just like her father.
* CryCute: Her snarky exterior briefly cracks in "Spaghetti Western and Meatballs" and she also sheds a few more but ''very'' vulnerable tears in "Large Brother Where Fart Thou" after Logan closes in on her and threatens to give her a 'Reverse Norwegian Stinkhold'.
* CutenessProximity: She is quite embarrassed to show a very strong cute side of her when she can't resist petting baby dogs.
* CuteAndPsycho: An adorable kid with a bunny ears hat, and see AxCrazy and EnfantTerrible.
* DaddysGirl: Despite her abuse of him, it's made clear on the show that Louise prefers her father.
** Truly hits home in "Mother Daughter Laser Razor". Linda notes that she prefers Bob over her, even when she was a baby.
** In "Carpe Museum" she even implies that she thinks she'll succeed Bob at the restaurant. Bob may even be her hero.
** If Bob and Linda got divorced, she would choose Bob.
** In "Hawk and Chick", she reveals that she's afraid that she and Bob'll grow apart and not talk for 30 years like the father/daughter stars of the Japanese film series they both love.
* DeadpanSnarker: Definitely the most socially aware of the three Belcher children, and she knows it.
* TheDeterminator: Presented with a locked room marked "Secret", she'll do anything to enter, even if it kills Gene.
* TheDreaded: Bob knows better than to interfere in areas Louise holds sacred, such as her room, and rightly so. Linda, not so much.
* EnfantTerrible: She rarely harms anyone, but you better not piss her off. She's also fantasies herself being in a death row.
** Bob has been shown to be ''terrified'' of incurring her wrath, and is the first to advise others to avoid it as well. When the family accidentally melts her Kuchi Kopi toy, his first instinct is to flee.
--->'''Bob''': We should just leave town. Get in the car and go far away.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment:
--> '''Louise''': Hello, and welcome to Bob's Burgers. The Burger of the Day is the "Child Molester". It comes with candy.
* EvenBadWomenLoveTheirMamas: She's a bratty, bitter and obnoxious, but she still loves her parents, [[DaddysGirl her father in particular]].
* EveryoneHasStandards:
** In "Beefsquatch" she plays both sides of the Bob/Gene rivalry until she becomes visibly fed up with helping both of them and backs away out of disgust.
** In "The Quirkducers" she stages a rather bloody finale for Tina's play, [[spoiler: but once she sees it in action she's immediately regretful and realizes she went too far. She even ''agrees'' with Mr. Frond when he decides to punish her.]]
** In "Bob Actually", when she finds out that Chloe is just pretending to be Regular-Sized Rudy's Valentine to get answers on a quiz, she immediately stands up for him. She may not believe in Valentine's Day, but Rudy is still her friend. [[spoiler:And when she has to break the news to Rudy, she ends up kissing him.]]
** Even she is disturbed by Millie's creepy behavior.
** Louise thought that blabbing about Jessica's bedwetting secret was too low.
* EvilLaugh: Yep. Not really clear where she gets it from, though (though most likely Linda, considering she can let them loose whenever her eccentricities get the best of her).
* ExpressiveAccessory: The ears on her hat droop a little bit when she was disappointed in "Torpedo".
* FanGirl: For Boo-Boo (And it terrifies her).
* {{Foil}}: Tends to be this to her parents.
* TheGadfly: As her mother states she likes messing with people she thinks are stupid--which seems to be a lot of people.
* GenkiGirl: ''Extremely'' hyperactive, and borderline psychotic.
* AGodAmI: In "Burger Wars", when she becomes convinced that she has supernatural powers.
-->"Voodoo works. I'M A GOD".
* GunNut: Doesn't own any guns herself but seems to show an interest in them throughout the series. In one episode she comments on how she wants to get a gun license. She also admires Mr. Fischoder's ex-girlfriend who was a competitive shooter, and she tries to buy a Derringer at a pawn shop.
-->'''Louise''': If you teach me to shoot, I'll teach you to regret teaching me to shoot!
* HeelRealization: Has this happen occasionally, mostly when her actions can harm those she loves, like her siblings or her Aunt Gayle.
* HiddenDepths:
** She's got this cute side of being really affectionate to puppies. Mind you, she's not like other average normal girls.
** She stood up for a kid in "Thelma & Louise Except Thelma is Linda" because he was being bullied by not being able to get his lunchbox from two bigger kids (and she pulled the pants down from one of them). Linda herself has a ''really'' hard time trying to accept how morally right it was for Louise of all people to defend someone else (more so when the bullies [[KarmaHoudini didn't get punished but Louise was]]).
* HotBlooded: Tends to go from zero to screaming the fastest among the Belchers.
* HypocriticalHeartwarming: If she messes with one of her siblings, it's fair game. If someone else outside of the family goes after them, Louise will immediately make ''plans''.
* IconicOutfit: Louise is never seen without her pink bunny ears hat, and is rare seen wearing anything other than her green dress.
** The colors extend to infancy, where pictures of baby Louise reveal that she wore a green onesie and a pink beanie.
* ItAmusedMe: Her motivation for some of the mischief she causes.
* ItsAllAboutMe: Knows pretty damn well it isn't, though, and will stop when it harms the people she loves.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: She's mean and bitter a good portion of the time, but she ''does'' have a nice side buried deep down, which mainly comes out when it involves the people she loves.
* LackOfEmpathy: On one occasion, she freely admits she doesn't understand emotions like empathy, and when she realizes she feels sorry for Bob, she thinks she's going insane.
** This is thoroughly defied in the episode "Nice-capades". Louise, Tina, and Gene accidentally get on the wrong side of a MallSanta and fear it'll put them in trouble with the real deal, so they put on an ice show singing about all the nice stuff they've done. However, Louise has a HeelRealization during her list of BlatantLies, and tells the MallSanta that only Tina and Gene deserve presents for Christmas.
--->'''Louise''': A nice person wouldn't put on a "Nice-capades". [[TearJerker They wouldn't need to]].
** Also in "The Cook, The Steve, The Gayle, and Her Lover" she realizes that even though she hates Mr. Frond, [[HeelRealization she shouldn't ruin things between him and Gayle because Gayle is her aunt and she loves her and wants her to be happy]].
* 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 guys", odd considering Bob and Gene are both InTouchWithHisFeminineSide.
* LargeHam: Doesn't chew scenery like Gene, and in fact generally prefers a quiet approach to a heavy-handed one, but she will immediately take center stage when it is to her advantage.
* TheLeader: Of the Belcher siblings.
* LimitedWardrobe: More so than anyone else in the family, and she apparently wore a pink hat/green clothes combo when she was a baby as well. Generally only changes outfits when her green dress is completely unsuitable for what she's doing (skiing, costumes, etc.).
* LittleGirlsKickShins: Played straight when she kicks Sergeant Bosco in "Bob Day Afternoon", but subverted most other times -- she'll tackle you properly if she needs to.
* LittleMissSnarker: Pretty much the modern WesternAnimation icon for this.
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: The loud-mouthed and crazy Masculine Girl to Regular Sized Rudy's Feminine Boy.
* MoodWhiplash: She does this consistently and in most cases purposefully, especially in the earlier episodes and when trying to 'convince' others to do what she wants.
* MoralityChain: Her family is pretty much the best way to get her nice side to surface.
* MouthyKid: The MOUTH on this kid...
* TheNapoleon: Doesn't have any HeightAngst, and the trope applies to her less due to her size and more due to how, if left unchecked, no one would be surprised if she took over Europe.
* NeverBareheaded: Louise ''never'' takes her bunny ears hat off. When she was younger, she wore a pink beanie. Even when her hat gets stolen from her in "Ear-sy Rider", we still don't find out what she looks like beneath it, as the top of her head gets censored, then later she wears a hood. Whatever she looks like without it though, it's clear she does ''not'' want anyone to see what's underneath it.
* NiceHat: The bunny ears hat. And heaven forbid if you touch it, as the last person whom did so got a biker gang called on them.
* NightmareFetishist: Whenever anything terrible is happening or seems likely to happen, odds are Louise will be rooting for it. She also ''loves'' to be terrified, but it takes a lot to manage it. One episode involves her family enacting a huge, elaborate plot involving several other characters to finally manage to scare her, and it turns out to be a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming because it's what she always wanted.
* NoIndoorVoice: She's prone to spontaneously shouting at the top of her lungs to get a point across.
* NonActionBigBad: Despite being authoritative and controlling towards her family and peers, Louise is still just a 9-year-old girl with most of the same physical capabilities. Against bigger bullies and experienced adults, she tends to be outmatched. It has been noted on more than one occasion, however, that she's much stronger than she looks, and it takes the entire family working together to hold her down long enough to get her to take flu medicine.
* NotMeThisTime: In "Turkey in a Can", where she isn't the one putting Bob's turkey's in the toilet despite being the obvious choice. She spends the rest of the episode trying to figure out who did it, and even puts on a presentation just to highlight that she had no motive while everyone else did.
* NotSoDifferent: To Linda. Their overall craziness is very similar, and is even lampshaded by Bob in "The Kids Run Away":
-->'''Linda''': Hey, you gotta fight crazy with crazy.\\
'''Bob''': Well, Louise gets this from your side of the family.\\
'''Linda''': You don't think I know that? ''(maniacal laugh)''
* OccidentalOtaku: It's implied she has an interest in Japanese media. She own a lot of stuffed animals who seem to be Japanese, and either from {{Kaiju}} or Creator/{{Studio Ghibli}} movies. Her Kuchi Kopi toy is also from a Japanese character (and it's box is all written in Japanese).
* PingPongNaivete: She seems to know a lot of things a 9-year-old shouldn't know, yet she still needs a night light and believes in SantaClaus.
* PinkMeansFeminine: Not the most feminine girl, but her hat is pink.
* PintsizePowerhouse: Louise is remarkably strong for her stature, being able to resist a full-family holddown while sick with the flu.
* SarcasticDevotee: While all of the Belcher family enjoys making fun of Bob from time to time, Louise probably does it the most due to her [[TheGadfly Gadfly]] nature. Nevertheless, she is loyal to her family and loves her father.
* SexIsViolence: G-rated version. When she develops a crush on Boo Boo from Boys 4 Now, she doesn't want to kiss him or get his autograph, she wants to slap him. [[spoiler:When she kisses Regular-Sized Rudy in "Bob Actually", she also slaps him.]]
* TheSmartGirl: Of the Belcher children. She thinks up a lot of plans/schemes.
* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: Her major crush on Boo Boo from Boys 4 Now. She constantly tries to hide her infatuation by mixing insults with her compliments to him.
* ShorterMeansSmarter: She's the shortest of the siblings and is the one who plans out most of the kids' schemes.
* TearsOfFear: In "Large Brother, Where Fart Thou?", when she's about to be beaten up by Logan, she's so scared she actually starts crying.
* TinyTyrannicalGirl: Even her parents are intimidated by her.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: She's the Tomboy to Tina's Girly Girl, while she isn't particularly boyish, her tomboyish side is especially evident with how she prefers the company of the guys of her family Bob and Gene, and she generally joins Gene in performing gross feats, enjoys anime, Gothic culture and scary things.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: She claims to dislike most girly things out loud and ridicules Tina for having a crush on Jimmy Junior -- or for that matter boys in general, but her room is fairly feminine, she has a soft spot for puppies and she developed a major crush for a boy band's lead singer. Not to mention her hat.
* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: In the first episode she makes a thrusting motion when explaining her parents are "really grinding... the meat", clearly showing she knows what sex is. (Later episodes make it clear that, while she understands the mechanics just fine, the deeper aspects of maturity are still beyond her.)
* {{Tsundere}}: She acts this way towards Boo Boo in "Boyz 4 Now", and still does as seen at the end of "Hauntening".
--> '''Louise''': There's that idiot Boo Boo. It was his dumb birthday last week, [[SuspiciouslySpecificDenial not that I care or even know that]].
* TwitchyEye: Whenever she enters Ax-Crazy mode. This is a trait she picked up from her mother.
* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: The main {{Jerkass}}[=/=]JerkWithAHeartOfGold of the family who nonetheless tends to be the most intelligent (or, that's how she thinks of it, anyway).
* TheUnreveal: When it looks like we'll finally see her without her hat off when it gets taken in "Ear-Sy Rider", the top portion of her head is censored by the upper camera border.
* VitriolicBestBuds: Type I with the Pesto twins. Alternatively their similarities make them FacelessGoons to a BadBoss.
* WhatTheHellHero: Delivers one to Tina for leaving her stuck with Tammy in "Mazel Tina".
* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Played with. She's definitely got the vocabulary, mentality, and intelligence of an adult, but she still shows some childish naivete, such as still believing that Santa Claus is real.
* WorthyOpponent: Bonds with Jessica during "Slumber Party" after she proves to be a worthy competitor.

!!!Belcher Extended Family
->'''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.
* InformedAttractiveness: Like her sister, some people have referred to Gayle as attractive. However, like Linda, most of the men who are interested in her are depicted as being over-emotional and desperate.
* {{Meganekko}}: Wears glasses.
* NiceGirl: Her bizarre behaviour aside, she's ultimately a decent lady who loves her nieces, nephew, and sister and brother-in-law. One episode even makes the point of her buying (probably fairly expensive) tickets for a concert for herself, Louise, and Tina.
* 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:"Big Bob" Belcher]]
->'''Voiced by''': H. Jon Benjamin ("Bob Fires the Kids" only), Bill Hader

Bob's father, and the owner of Big Bob's Diner.
* 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.
* FantasyForbiddingFather: He threw away the first burger Bob ever cooked, the "Baby you can chive my car Burger", because it wasn't the usual order the customer gets. He was extremely critical and demanding of Bob, always wanting Bob to cook like him and not be creative. He admits that he was too hard on Bob when they reconcile.
* 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}}.

!!The Pesto Family

[[folder:Jimmy Pesto]]
->'''Voiced by''': Jay Johnston

Owner of Pesto's Pizza, rival to Bob.
* AbusiveParents: When Andy and Ollie are happy to see him after almost dying, he expresses indifference (didn't even notice they were missing) and tells them not to wrinkle his belt.
** He later tried to sign the twins up for baseball lessons and told them "Last chance to win my love, guys." The twins assume that's a joke he likes to make on a regular basis.
** He also attempts to prohibit Jimmy Jr. from dancing.
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: He's not a better chef than Bob (in fact, it's strongly implied that Bob is superior to him in this field), but he's a far better businessman.
** Case in point, when Jimmy tries to create a new burger entree at his restaurant, it attracts customers, but later when he tries it himself he breaks down into hysterical sobs over how bad it is.
** In the same episode, his sons also mention that two people came down with food poisoning after eating scampi from his restaurant.
** Mickey (the bank robber voiced by Bill Hader) from "Bob Day Afternoon", claims Pesto's pizza is the worst he's ever had.
** In "Best Burger", when the judges try his burger they all spit it out, and he comes in last place.
* CatchPhrase: Starting with "Glued, Where's My Bob?", he begins saying, "ZOOM!" as punctuation for his insults.
* EmbarrassingNickname: [[spoiler: At the Desire Dungeon, he's known as "Baby Num Nums" because he has a diaper fetish.]]
* 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.
* FullNameBasis: Never referred to by anything other than his full name.
* EvilIsPetty: He regularly gets into pissing contests (or "peeing races", as Linda calls them) with Bob over trivial things.
* FantasyForbiddingFather: He doesn't support his son's love of dancing.
* {{Fauxreigner}}: His real surname is "Poplopovich" which possibly implies a Russian/Slavic heritage but gave himself an Italian name to authenticate his Italian restaurant.
* GeniusDitz: His food is commented on several times to be sub-par at best. But he has a knack for advertising and drawing customers, which keeps him in business.
* InferioritySuperiorityComplex: To spite acting like an obnoxious SmugSnake his obsession with Bob is clearly based on his insecurities, demonstrated when he's reduced to tears by his own food.
* {{Jerkass}}: He's not really shown to have any redeeming qualities. Along with antagonizing Bob, he is generally shown to be a bad person.
* KarmaHoudini: Doesn't get punished for cheating on "Family Fracas". He was originally going to be, according to Loren Bouchard, but he had second thoughts about the original ending (which saw Bob spray Jimmy Pesto with Silly String) and decided to scrap it because he felt if Bob did get his revenge on Jimmy Pesto, then fans would complain that Bob was acting petty and out of character. Though Bob does get the last laugh at the end of the episode when he finds out Jimmy doesn't know how to change a tire and lords it over him.
* LaserGuidedKarma: In the first two seasons at least, he ends up getting his just desserts. In "Sheesh! Cab, Bob?" Bob foils Pesto's attempts to keep Jimmy Jr. from attending Tina's party with some help from his "night-friends." In "Burger Wars", Pesto tries to sabotage Bob's attempts to save his restaurant, but fails.
** In season 2, Linda accuses Jimmy Pesto of having "peeing races", with Bob. Pesto's boating friends overhear this and misinterpret "peeing races", as something sexual (instead of "pissing contests", which is what Linda meant) and it ends up possibly costing him a prestigious boating club membership.
* LethalChef: His food is bad enough to give two people food poisoning, and the burger he makes during a cooking competition is so bad that the judges aren't able to make it through a single bite before spitting it out. Mickey the bank robber even describes his pizza as the worst he's ever had in his life. Played with to a degree, as he is heavily implied to not do most of the cooking at his own restaurant, instead relying on a hired kitchen staff, resulting in the food generally being of higher quality than if he himself had made it.
* PsychopathicManchild: His behavior towards Bob can be VERY childish, as he pretty much taunts him in the same way a child would taunt another child. That being said, Bob's reactions towards his abuse are hardly more mature.
* OutOfFocus: From season 3 onwards.
* ShadowArchetype: He's everything that Bob is not. While he's successful, he's also divorced, petty, disconnected from his kids, [[spoiler:a sexual deviant]], and a lousy cook. The few things he has in common with Bob is a penchant for puns and the fact that they both run restaurants and have kids.
* SitcomArchNemesis: To Bob.
* TechnicianVsPerformer: In terms of being a restaurant owner, he is the technician to Bob's performer. He's a highly skilled businessman who runs his restaurant like a well-oiled machine and is willing to do whatever it takes, no matter how underhanded, to optimize his profits. The end result is that he's extremely successful financially but otherwise a terrible person and chef.
* UngratefulBastard: He'll still mock Bob even when Bob tries to help him.

[[folder:Jimmy Pesto, Jr.]]
->'''Voiced by''': H. Jon Benjamin

Jimmy Pesto's oldest son, referred to as Jimmy Jr. and Tina's crush, first appearing in the season 1 episode "Sheesh! Cab Bob?" Since then he has appeared in several episodes and is often seen at the kids' school.
* AmazonChaser: He comes to the conclusion "strong girls are hot" at the end of "The Belchies" after he witnesses how Tina's quick thinking saved Louise's life.
* AmbiguouslyBi: His wrestling matches with Zeke have a homoerotic vibe, and his feelings toward Zeke could sometimes be seen as attraction. He gets very jealous when Zeke seems to be making friends with Gene. He also greatly admires Josh for his dancing skills when the two of them compete for Tina, and by the end of it he is more into Josh than her.
* BettyAndVeronica: 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.
* DependingOnTheWriter: His treatment of Tina is sometimes horrible and considers her an AbhorrentAdmirer, other times, he is friendly and reciprocates her crush.
* 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.

[[folder:Andy and Ollie Pesto]]
->'''Ollie voiced by''': Creator/SarahSilverman\\
'''Andy voiced by''': [[Series/TheSarahSilvermanProgram Laura Silverman]]

Jimmy Pesto's younger [[TheDividual twin sons]], who are overly-attached to each other.
* AmbiguouslyGay: They're occasionally suggested to be attracted to each other.
* BerserkButton:
** Being separated from each other.
** Mistaking one twin for the 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 their 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 Louise attempts to steal the other one's wallet out of his pants.


->'''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.
* 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.
** When he is revealed to be the Mad Pooper, he says he kept doing it for Tina, implying he has a crush on her and attempted to give her source material to write on.
* 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.

[[folder:Rudolph "Rudy" Steiblitz]]
->'''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.
* {{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.

->'''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.
* 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.

->'''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.
* 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.

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

A former friend of Tina's and the resident bad girl of the kid's school.
* 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.
* {{Foil}}: To Tina. While Tina is a weirdo who comes a struggling working-class family, she's also a NiceGirl. Tammy is a "normal" girl from a wealthy family, and is a complete {{jerkass}}.
* 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.
* TeensAreShort: Even more so than Tina; she's barely taller than Louise.
* 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!"''

->'''Voiced by''': John Roberts

A recurring classmate of Tina and Tammy.
* BareYourMidriff: Her purple t-shirt shows her navel.
* BrainlessBeauty: She isn't very smart but many boys apparently find her attractive as seen in "The Gene and Courtney Show" where she had gotten 4 Valentines' Day cards.
* 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.
* NiceGirl: Despite her lack of intellect and the fact that she tends to follow Tammy in an attempt to be popular, Jocelyn herself is a pretty docile and friendly girl.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: Her mother was shown in "Runway Club" -- not only do the two have a strong physical resemblance, they even speak and behave in the same manner.
* ValleyGirl: She speaks with the stereotypical "valley girl" accent, adding "-uh" to the end of most of her sentences.

[[folder:Courtney Wheeler]]
->'''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.
* 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}}''.
* DerailingLoveInterests: Inverted. She is introduced as a selfish, self-centered and annoying girl who annoys the Belchers as a whole and pushes Gene to be her boyfriend. By her reappearance in season 5 premiere "Work Hard or Die Trying, Girl", she is still not in quite good terms with Gene, but is generally nicer to him at the end and shows genuine regret for some of her actions. "The Gene And Courtney Show" has her as a SpoiledSweet girl with whom Gene rekindles a romantic relationship, she has gotten so better that their relationship is steady and healthy, with them breaking up because they couldn't work and date simultaneously.
* 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.

->'''Voiced by''': Katie Crown

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

->'''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: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.

[[folder:Calvin Fischoeder]]
->'''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.

!!Belcher Family's Friends
->'''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.

->'''Voiced by''': Larry Murphy

Bob's best customer, a contractor who enjoys telling stories.
* AbhorrentAdmirer: He likes the Belcher family and their establishment a bit too much, especially Bob as he considers him his best friend. He is especially thrilled when he's given the chance to become a waiter there but does a really bad job at it.
* 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.
* AscendedExtra: He's gradually grown into the show's SixthRanger, and has appeared more and more frequently over the course of several seasons.
* 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.
** Also, in "The Millie-churian Candidate", he snaps when Bob calls his favorite hammer "stupid".
* 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.
* TheBore: Likes telling long-winded stories about mundane things.
* 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.
* TheDitz: Maaaany examples:
** One time, his whole vendetta against a ''mechanical'' shark from a movie he used to be in was completely uncalled for when an accident occurred on the set which caused Teddy to really let himself go, since Bob wondered why he didn't blame the prankster shark operator instead. Even after wondering being wrong, Teddy ''still'' chose to blame the shark anyway.
** "Sea Me Now" takes it UpToEleven when he tries wooing his ex-girlfriend back. All his acts to do so are desperate, hasty, poorly planned attempts by showing off his new boat to her.
** When he is so thrilled to fill-in for Linda as a waiter at the restaurant during rush hour, he is so inept at it that he didn't note down the table number but is trying to serve while having memorized the looks of the customers. To Bob's chagrin, Teddy's system is so bad because just remembering "the guy with dark glasses" meant many in there at the time.
* 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.
* FreudianExcuse: As explained in “Thanks-Hoarding,” Teddy’s constant desire to fix things and not upset the status quo stems from him mediating fights between his parents when he was growing up.
* 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. As long as his back doesn't act up, that is.
* 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 Guinea pig, Frances, [[spoiler:is accidentally crushed and killed by Bob.]]
* MotorMouth: When he starts telling stories.
* NiceGuy: His demeanor might be a little off-putting, but he never acts out of any sort of malice. And even on the rare occasion that he does get angry, he regrets it immediately afterwards.
* 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.

->'''Voiced by''': Larry Murphy

A friend of Linda's whose love life is very messed up.
* 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}}:


Linda's best friend who was never seen on screen, though Linda frequently talks to her over the phone.
* 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.
->'''Voiced by''': [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Bill Hader]]

A bank robber who befriended Bob.
* 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.
* 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.
* 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.
->'''Voiced by''': Robert Ben Garant

The leader of the One-Eyed Snakes Motorcycle Gang.
* 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.

!!Recurring Antagonists
[[folder:Hugo Habercore]]
->'''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 has, unintentionally, admitted to being attracted to certain men.
* 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.
* FreudianExcuse: "Lobsterfest" implies his rude and petty attitude comes from a fear of never finding love. Linda probably wasn't the first woman he had affection for, just the one he almost married.
* GreenEyedMonster: He only hates Bob for being married to Linda, though he very rarely shows any affection for her.
* HateSink: A recurring jerk to Bob who rarely if ever gets his comeuppance. The worst to happen was his boss threatened to fire him if he kept harassing Bob in "Speakeasy Rider". Very few people even like him, Ron may be the only person who likes being around him unironically and, unlike Jimmy Pesto, not based on any dislike of Bob.
* 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). And even if his decisions can cause Linda to suffer as well, he doesn't care.
* 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".
* NeverMyFault: Based on what Linda says about their engagement, she never really loved him, sighting his lack of ambition and general attitude as unappealing. It's possible she was going to leave Hugo anyway and Bob was just there when it happened. It is unlikely Hugo recognizes that Linda was never really interested in him.
* 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.
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/DaranNorris

One of the Family Fracas hosts. Also a bit of a nutbar.
* 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:Philip Frond]]
->'''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.
* 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:Edith and Harold Cranwinkle]]
->'''Edith voiced by''': Larry Murphy\\
'''Harold voiced by''': Sam Seder

They own an art shop called ''Reflections''.
* 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:Felix Fischoeder]]
->'''Voiced by''': [[Film/TheHangover Zach Galifianakis]]

Mr. Fischoeder's even more off-kilter younger brother.
* 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:Millie Frock]]
->'''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.
* 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.
[[/folder]][[folder:Logan Barry Bush]]
->'''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.
* TheBadGuyWins: After getting his shirt smeared by accident by Louise and Gene, he actually manages to punish Gene (but lets Louise go because Gene protected her from him) without even getting an earful from an adult.
* 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.
* PunnyName: Loganberries are a kind of berry, and they grow in bushes.
* 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.

->'''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.

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

A friendly prostitute and semi-regular customer of Bob's Burgers.
* 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.

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

The family's dentist, a rather insane and pathetic man.
* 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.
* EveryoneHasStandards: As obsessed as he is with women liking him, he clearly isn't so desperate he'd resort to taking advantage of Tina. Also, he still takes his job seriously, as seen in "The Kids Run Away".
* GreenEyedMonster: Does not like the fact Gayle and later 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. His *many* personal issues may be the cause of it.
* 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]]

->'''Voiced by''': Wendy Molyneux

Occasionally appears to babysit Gene, Tina and Louise. A generally meek person, she's usually thoroughly unprepared for their hijinks.
* BewareTheQuietOnes: Don't tickle her unless you want her to punch you.
* ExtremeDoormat: Though she tries to honor Linda's instructions, she almost always lets the Belcher kids get her to do what they want her to do.
* HatesBeingTouched: If you touch her even a little bit, she'll feel ticklish all over, and not in a good way.
* NiceGirl: Jen is a generally polite, affable girl who genuinely loves baby-sitting, despite not being very good at it, and gives Linda a speech on how she should do what she loves over worrying about being good at it.
* ShrinkingViolet: Tina minus confidence.

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

A police sergeant who has interacted with the Belchers on occasion.
* 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: Speedo Guy]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/HJonBenjamin

A local man who, as the name indicates, is usually seen parading around in a speedo.
* CampStraight: He wears pink speedos and likes rollerskating but "Bob Actually" showed he's straight (or at least attracted to a woman).
* 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: Mr. Ambrose]]
->'''Voiced by''': Creator/BillyEichner

The librarian and cheerleading coach at Wagstaff Junior High.
* DorkInASweater: Generally seen in a blue sweater vest. He's the "not as harmless as he looks" subtype.
* DramaQueen: Tends to overreact until he tires himself out.
* MagicLibrarian: DeconstructedTrope in that he doesn't even like books and practices witchcraft out of frustration more than anything else.
* SuddenlyShouting: Basically obligatory when you cast Creator/BillyEichner in a voice role.