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Recap / Bobs Burger S 6 E 4 Gayle Makin Bob Sled

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It’s Thanksgiving and Bob has to bring Gayle to the apartment during a snowstorm.

  • Attention Whore: Gayle, to the degree she regularly fakes injuries to get attention for incredibly selfish and petty reasons. She does it so much Linda is barely fazed by her behavior at this point.
  • Cassandra Truth: Gayle thought that Mr. Frond was breaking up with her because he said he was spending Thanksgiving with his aunt in Florida, and "Who spends Thanksgiving with their aunt?" It turns out he was telling the truth.
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  • Cat Up a Tree: When Bob finally finds Mr. Business, he has to get him down from a tree.
  • Jerkass Realization: Gayle feels guilty about Bob getting hurt trying to rescue Mr. Business from a tree, all because she had to feign a sprained ankle. She tries to make it up by dragging Bob the rest of the way back to the restaurant.
  • No Sympathy: Linda barely cares at how distressed Bob is after everything Gayle put him through because she was faking, and gets more upset when Bob admits he hates Gayle.
  • Playing Sick: After pulling her in an inflatable kiddie pool for miles, Bob is furious when he discovers Gayle's ankle wasn't even really hurt, and she did it for sympathy. Even worse, when Bob tells Linda on the phone, Linda barely reacts because Gayle does this all the time.
  • Shout-Out: After falling in the snow and finding himself injured, Bob tells Gayle to cut him open and sleep in his body.
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  • Sneeze of Doom: Just as it looks like Bob is going to get Gayle's cat down safely, Bob's allergies act up, causing Mr. Business to freak out and leading Bob to fall out of the tree.
  • Tempting Fate: Bob is relieved that the car isn't snowed in. Cue a snowplow coming by and burying the car.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Linda, who didn't bother to mention to Bob it was likely Gayle was faking her injury to get attention despite later admitting how Gayle does it all the time. It would've made more sense for Linda to get Gayle since she's grown accustomed to this behavior and so Bob would've been able to stay home and prepare the dinner, sparing everyone a world of frustration.

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