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Molly Shannon, Will Forte, Jordan Peele to Voice Characters on 'Bob's Burgers'

Bob's Burgers and the rest of Fox's animated lineup return on Sunday, September 29, and Fox recently announced its impressive lineup of guest stars this year. Molly Shannon will appear on Bob's Burgers as a classmate of Louise’s, Will Forte will voice a seaplane captain who teaches Linda to fly, and Jordan Peele will voice a football player appearing in a Bob’s Burgers commercial. Other new voices include Kathryn Hahn, Bobcat Goldthwait, Rachel Dratch, Matt Walsh, and the return of Tim Meadows, Gary Cole, Ken Jeong, Aziz Ansari, Megan Mullally and Jenny Slate.

Meanwhile, The Simpsons guest voices this year include Kristen Wiig, Elisabeth Moss, Zach Galifianakis, Rachel Maddow, Stan Lee, Harlan Ellison, Anderson [...]

Checking In with 'Bob's Burgers' Halfway Through Season 3

2012 was a big year for Bob's Burgers, as slowly but surely people found it on the air, on Hulu, and streaming on Netflix until, almost incredibly, the show emerged from hiatus as a rare and prized television commodity: a returning new hit comedy.

It’s really been quite a nice run for Fox development in recent years. Thanks to shows like the grower-favorite Raising Hope, the unqualified smash New Girl, and the inexplicably indomitable Seth MacFarlane Ratings Juggernaut, Fox has quietly positioned itself as perhaps the new network standard for high-quality comedies (especially given NBC’s ongoing long, slow fade to black). And perhaps no network sitcom has been so [...]

Jon Benjamin Demonstrates How to Be a Professional Voice Actor

Voice actor extraordinaire Jon Benjamin has been one of the most prominent talents in his field for years now, voicing major characters on Bob's Burgers, Archer, Home Movies, and more. Now, we finally get to see how he manages to achieve such a high level of voiceover perfection: torturing his engineers.

Fox Orders Up Another Season of 'Bob's Burgers' with a Side of Burger Puns

Fox just announced it has picked up animated comedy Bob’s Burgers for a full 22-episode fourth season, expected to begin airing next fall. The show, currently in the midst of Season Three, just received an order for an additional six scripts from Fox a few weeks back, but this fourth season news is infinitely more exciting for fans of the Emmy-nominated program. Bob's Burgers' current season continues to air Sunday nights at 8:30, with big-name guests like Jon Hamm, Bill Hader, Sarah Silverman, Aziz Ansari, and Jeffrey Tambor lending their voices this time around. 22 episodes means the Bob's Burgers writers have a lot more burger puns to come [...]

Jon Hamm the Toilet and Other Future Perfect 'Bob's Burgers' Guest Stars

The Jon Hamm's John Ham prophecy has moved a step forward. Comedy's boyfriend Jon Hamm will play a toilet on the next season of Bob's Burgers. Bob's Burgers' creator Loren Bouchard explained the what and why of the cameo:

“It’s a kind of E.T. homage, but instead of an alien, it’s this high-end talking electronic toilet that falls off a truck and lands in the woods. And Gene finds it, E.T.-style. It’s kind of a love story between a boy and a toilet.”

It just makes so much sense. But wait there's more. So much more that let's switch to a list format. Ready? And go [Spoiler Alerting]:

Here's a Cartoon St. Vincent Covering a Song from 'Bob's Burgers'

Here's a new web series (via Vulture) called "Bob's Buskers" in which big-time musicians cover silly songs from Bob's Burgers. Then, the animators for Bob's Burgers draw the musicians playing said song in front of Bob's Burgers' titular storefront. In the first installment, St. Vincent covers the song "Bad Tina" from a Season 2 episode of the show. Hopefully, a future episode in the series will feature whoever plays the Arrested Development ukulele theme song covering the Bob's Burgers ukulele theme song.

The 'Bob's Burgers' Christmas Special Has Zach Galfianakis, Blood, and Lube

Sneak a peek at the holiday episode of Bob's Burgers, which airs this Sunday at 8:30 on Fox and guest stars big-time Hollywood movie star Zach Galifianakis. Just judging by this quick preview, it has more blood and lube than just about any TV Christmas special ever – save for that one really weird Peanuts special that they're not allowed to air anymore.

Jon Benjamin "Legtimately Annoyed" by His Fellow 'Bob's Burgers' Cast Members

“I am legitimately annoyed by the other [Bob's Burgers] actors a huge part of the time… Recording sessions for [creator] Loren [Bouchard]’s shows can run six, seven hours, which doesn’t sound like a huge deal — everybody works that long — but when you’re in a recording booth it’s suffocating. So in a weird way he has created this family dynamic, which is like, ‘God, I wish Kristen Schaal would stop eating that fucking rice cake thing she’s always eating. It’s so annoying. And Eugene Mirman, I wish he would get off his iPad and stop tweeting for five minutes so he can do his fucking lines. And John Roberts is [...]

'Bob's Burgers' Takes On 'The Warriors' With the Trailer for Its Halloween Episode

Bob's Burgers's first-ever Halloween installment is airing this Sunday, and the show's creative team cut an in-house trailer  that's an homage to The Warriors. The episode involves the Belcher kids going trick-or-treating unsupervised in search of full-sized candy bars, but they get caught up in the local teenagers' tradition "Hell Hunt." The trailer alone is already a million times scarier than the entirety of The Warriors is.

Eeek! There Will a 'Bob's Burgers' Crossover Episode of 'Archer'

This is real! H. Jon Benjamin told Entertainment Weekly: “[Archer creator Adam Reed] really likes Bob’s Burgers. And the fourth season has a Bob’s Burgers tie-in, which is really bizarre.” First, join the club, Adam. Second, aaaaaaaaah! And it won't be like a little cameo, it's a full episode built around Bob's Burgers. Benjamin continued:

“It’s like a Bourne Identity-type plotline. It starts off with Archer as Bob, making hamburgers, but he doesn’t know that he’s Archer. He’s at the restaurant and these, like, I think Russian thugs come in, and Bob dispatches them expertly. And then he’s like, What just happened? How did I do that? So he has to try to figure out why he’s [...]

'Bob's Burgers' Writers Share Facts About Australia

McSweeney's has a list of abandoned jokes from the Bob's Burgers writer's room today. They're all facts about Australia that didn't make it an episode, like "If you’re having a waffle, you say you’re going on a waffle-bout" and "Paul Hogan personally awakens all Australian citizens each morning."

Check Out the 'Bob's Burger's' Test Pilot

Here's the original 2010 test pilot for Fox's Bob's Burgers, which, in addition to a hairier Bob and a more Home Movies-esque look, features Bob and Linda's son Daniel instead of their daughter Tina. It's still the same exact character, just different gender, name, and design. Daniel is even voiced by Dan Mintz, who voices Tina Belcher on the show. You can't pull off that kind of a switch on a live action show, that's for sure.

Talking to Kristen Schaal about 'Bob's Burgers' and Being More Autobiographical On Stage

Between prominent roles in Bob's Burgers, The Daily Show, 30 Rock, and Flight of the Conchords, it seems like Kristen Schaal has had a part in just about every great TV comedy over the past few years. In addition to her busy TV and movie career, Schaal is also an accomplished stand-up, having hosted, with comedy partner Kurt Braunohler, the long-running, wildly-popular NYC comedy showcase Hot Tub, which just ended its run after Schaal and Braunohler both moved to the West Coast. I had the chance to watch Kristen Schaal perform an amazing, funny set at a Funny or Die showcase presented by Marriott and Wired last week and [...]

There Might Be 32 Episodes of 'Bob's Burgers' Next Season

Fox has ordered six additional scripts from Bob's Burgers, putting them at 19 for Season 3. However, they also have 13 finished episodes lying around from Season 2. That is a lot of episodes and A LOT of hamburger puns. This is a very heartening sign. B'sBs is not a ratings powerhouse; however, the word is that the people over at Fox really like the show, which makes sense because it is super and the best. In honor of their good treatment, expect to see the "20th Sesame Lox Burger" on the Bob's Burgers special board next season.