Bob's Burgers (season 8)

The eighth season of the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers began airing on Fox in the United States on October 1, 2017, and concluded on May 20, 2018.[1]

Bob's Burgers (season 8)
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Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes21
Release
Original networkFox
Original releaseOctober 1, 2017 (2017-10-01) –
May 20, 2018 (2018-05-20)
Season chronology
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List of Bob's Burgers episodes

On October 7, 2015, the series was renewed for an eighth production cycle, which premiered during the eighth broadcast season.[2]

The season features guest appearances from Adam Driver, Jack McBrayer, Thomas Middleditch, Fred Savage and Vanessa Bayer.[3][4][5]

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1301"Brunchsquatch"Mauricio Pardo & Ian HamiltonLizzie Molyneux & Wendy MolyneuxOctober 1, 2017 (2017-10-01)7ASA142.93[6]
In this episode inspired by actual fan-art of the Bob's Burgers characters, the Belcher kids want a dog, but Bob and Linda refuse. After seeing Jimmy Pesto serve brunch at his restaurant, Bob decides to do the same thing at Bob's Burgers, but Linda overdoes it with the serving of the mimosas. Meanwhile, the kids hide Felix from Mr. Fischoeder.
1312"The Silence of the Louise"Chris SongGreg ThompsonOctober 15, 2017 (2017-10-15)7ASA092.43[7]
Louise teams up with the psychotic Millie to find out who mutilated Mr. Frond's therapy dolls. Meanwhile, Teddy attempts to make an inspirational poster.
1323"The Wolf of Wharf Street"Mauricio PardoLizzie Molyneux & Wendy MolyneuxOctober 22, 2017 (2017-10-22)7ASA073.02[8]
On Halloween, Linda takes the kids out to search for a wolf that may have been scaring the townspeople. Meanwhile, an injured Bob thinks that Teddy might be a werewolf.
1334"Sit Me Baby One More Time"Brian LoschiavoNora SmithNovember 5, 2017 (2017-11-05)7ASA082.89[9]
Tina's babysitting business gets derailed when her longtime nemesis, Tammy, is forced to work with her. Meanwhile, the other Belchers have dinner at a restaurant known for its burgers.
1345"Thanks-hoarding"Tyree DillihayJon SchroederNovember 19, 2017 (2017-11-19)7ASA152.37[10]
The Belchers agree to help out Teddy after his family announces that they will be coming over for Thanksgiving. During the preparation, the Belchers discover that Teddy is secretly a hoarder.
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6
7
"The Bleakening: Parts 1 & 2"Brian Loschiavo
Chris Song
Steven Davis
Kelvin Yu
December 10, 2017 (2017-12-10)7ASA16
7ASA17
3.17[11]
In this hour-long musical Christmas episode, Linda decides to throw a festive party at the restaurant, but someone steals Linda's Christmas tree and her ornaments. The kids suspect it might be a character from a folk tale told to them by Teddy.
1378"V for Valentine-detta"Ian HamiltonLizzie Molyneux & Wendy MolyneuxJanuary 14, 2018 (2018-01-14)7ASA224.76[12]
On Valentine's Day, Tina gets her heart broken, so Linda and Louise attempt to cheer her up by taking her on a girls' limo night out. Meanwhile, Bob and Gene become closer than ever when they attempt to perform a trapeze act.
1389"Y Tu Ga-Ga Tambien"Brian LoschiavoScott JacobsonMarch 11, 2018 (2018-03-11)7ASA121.84[13]
Gene disapproves of a new playground game, which throws the school into chaos. Meanwhile, Linda develops a storyteller persona when she fills in at the local library.
13910"The Secret Ceramics Room of Secrets"Tyree DillihayDan FybelMarch 18, 2018 (2018-03-18)7ASA191.72[14]
The kids set out to find a secret ceramics room in their school, after Linda tells them to make their own gifts for her mother's birthday. Meanwhile, Teddy moves his phone repair service into the restaurant, much to Bob's annoyance.
14011"Sleeping with the Frenemy"Brian LoschiavoGreg ThompsonMarch 25, 2018 (2018-03-25)7ASA201.74[15]
Tina sets Tammy up with Brett, a boy from out of town, after she allows Tammy to stay with the Belchers during Spring Break. Meanwhile, Gene loses his last baby tooth, so he and Bob enlist Dr. Yap's help in finding a replacement to complete Linda's teeth collection.
14112"The Hurt Soccer"Damon WongRachel HastingsApril 1, 2018 (2018-04-01)7ASA231.54[16]
After forgetting that they signed up Louise for a soccer league, the Belchers must help her prepare to play in the season's last game. Meanwhile, Linda and Gene seize an opportunity to turn the restaurant into a piano bar.
14213"Cheer Up, Sleepy Gene"Tyree DillihayStory by : H. Jon Benjamin & Holly Schlesinger
Teleplay by : Holly Schlesinger
April 8, 2018 (2018-04-08)7ASA101.74[17]
Gene gets invited to his first sleepover, and things do not go as planned. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda record themselves while sleeping to prove who snores more.
14314"The Trouble with Doubles"Ian HamiltonHolly SchlesingerApril 15, 2018 (2018-04-15)7ASA181.83[18]
When Bob and Linda go on a double date with another couple, they all end up getting trapped in an escape room. Meanwhile, at the Belcher house, Louise hosts a zombie movie night, and Tina has to take charge when everyone else gets scared of the zombies.
14415"Go Tina on the Mountain"Tyree DillihayRich RinaldiApril 22, 2018 (2018-04-22)8ASA011.66[19]
The kids, at Tina's suggestion, go on a team building field trip, but, due to the rain, it does not turn out as Tina thought it would be. Meanwhile, with no kids in the house, Bob and Linda attempt to recapture their romantic spark, but end up falling asleep.
14516"Are You There Bob? It's Me, Birthday"Tyree DillihayKelvin YuApril 29, 2018 (2018-04-29)8ASA041.91[20]
The family forgets Bob's birthday, and attempt to make it up to him with a surprise party. Hugo and Ron distract Bob by taking him with them on their health inspection run.
14617"Boywatch"Mauricio PardoRich RinaldiMay 6, 2018 (2018-05-06)7ASA111.56[21]
Tina signs up to be a junior lifeguard just to meet boys. Meanwhile, Bob and Linda decide to allow their customers to use their Wi-Fi, but Sgt. Bosco does an undercover sting operation to find a hacker in their restaurant.
14718"As I Walk Through the Alley of the Shadow of Ramps"Chris SongScott JacobsonMay 13, 2018 (2018-05-13)8ASA021.56[22]
Louise starts a turf war with a crazy food truck driver. Meanwhile, Linda keeps discouraging Gayle from quitting her new job.
14819"Mo Mommy, Mo Problems"Ian HamiltonSteven DavisMay 13, 2018 (2018-05-13)8ASA031.88[22]
On Mother’s Day, Linda convinces the family to attend open houses for free food, but starts to feel bad when she realizes she’s cheating the newly mothered realtor. Meanwhile, the kids discover an old woman upset about her son trying to sell her house.
14920"Mission Impos-slug-ble"Chris SongNora SmithMay 20, 2018 (2018-05-20)7ASA211.65[23]
After Tina snitches on Louise and gets her trading cards confiscated by Ms. LaBonz, the kids sneak to her house to reobtain them.
15021"Something Old, Something New, Something Bob Caters for You"Chris SongJon SchroederMay 20, 2018 (2018-05-20)8ASA051.62[23]
A couple who met at the restaurant asks Bob to cater for their wedding, but everything goes wrong. Meanwhile, Linda is shocked the couple is marrying after only three months, and the kids have a photobombing contest.

ReferencesEdit

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