Bob’s Burgers Season 3 Review “The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene”

There was a lot about Gene’s dramatic love life in this week’s episode of Bob’s Burgers that reminded me of Loren Bouchard and Brendon Small’s Adult Swim series, Home Movies in that "The Unbearable Like-Likeness of Gene" tackled several real world relationship pitfalls from the unfiltered perspective of an 11-year-old.

Overwhelmed by the pressures of girls staring and questions about "like-like" feelings, Gene was just too nice to flat out reject Courtney Wheeler. Gene puts up with Courtney despite all of her obnoxious habits because he’s a generally good kid who knows that he’s supposed to be nice to the other kids in his class. Like most kids his age, no adult had probably ever prepared him for a scenario where he’d have to intentionally hurt someone’s feelings. Read More...


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