Parents' Guide to

Bob's Burgers

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Satirical, sometimes naughty humor in animated comedy.

TV Fox Comedy 2011
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 85 parent reviews

age 14+

This is for 14 and up. For high school and up.

This show has a lot of food and drinks in it. Parents show know that it is for kids but not for kids undec the age of 14 and up because they talk like 14 year olds like high school and up.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much consumerism
3 people found this helpful.
age 13+


There is a review that says all the “swears” the show says and not one single time do they say b--ch. I literally have rewatched this show over and over and over again. There are barely any cuss words. Even in the earlier, more mature episodes. Bobs burgers went to crap when they went family friendly. Early seasons get a good rating. Later seasons are AWFUL. Dreadful, really. Thanks Loren for being a sell out and ruining something that was once your masterpiece.
3 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (85 ):
Kids say (247 ):

The irreverent series combines a likable, loving family, edgy gags, and occasional bad behavior to create some fun. The humor is similar to that of The Simpsons, and despite what happens, everyone learns and hugs by the end. But even though it's not as dirty or mean-spirited as comedies like South Park or Futurama can be, it contains plenty of eyebrow-raising jokes.

It features a talented cast of voices, but Kristen Schaal offers the only feminine voice in a cast that contains three female characters. Meanwhile, her performance as the show's anti-heroine is often what drives the episodes' plot lines. This only adds to the ripe humor, even if the quips are sometimes pretty coarse. Families who enjoy animated comedies may enjoy watching Bob's Burgers together -- if they're not easily offended.

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