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Recap / Bobs Burger S 5 E 3 Friends With Burger Fits

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Bob tries helping Teddy get in shape, while Linda and the kids have some icey fun in the basement.

  • Berate and Switch: Linda sounds like she's mad at the kids for freezing the floor of the walk-in freezer and using it to horse around... but she remarks that it actually looks like fun.
  • Best Friend: It takes a long time for Bob to admit it, but he finally accepts that Teddy is his best friend.
  • Celebrity Resemblance: The manager at Dusty's Feedbag repeatedly refers to Bob as "fat Burt Reynolds."
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  • Chekhov's Gun: Gene's jarred fart ends up being used to distract Zeke in the Freezerdome finals.
  • Cutaway Gag: Bob and Linda remark that they've only seen Teddy with a briefcase in "that one play". Cut to Teddy and his union buddies doing a production of Glengarry Glen Ross ("Coffee is for closers!").
  • Mega Meal Challenge: Bob tries to stop Teddy from consuming a massive, five-pound, "eat it in half an hour and it's free" hamburger at Dusty's Feedbag.
  • Nightmare Sequence: Bob has a crazy dream caused by him feeling guilty about his burgers contributing to Teddy's declining health.
  • Papa Wolf: Teddy gets a little too in-character when he's told to pretend Bob is the man who kidnapped his daughter.
  • Reality Ensues:
    • As it turns out, eating a burger from Bob's almost every day has had a negative effect on Teddy's health.
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    • A single weekend at "Stuntman Boot Camp" turns out to be of little help when Bob is tossed through a real window by the manager of Dusty's Feedbag.
  • Shout-Out: The "Freezerdome" sub-plot is based on Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome.

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