All the Times the Bobs Stole the Show on Cutthroat Kitchen

Master of eviliciousness Alton Brown couldn't do his job without the Bobs, who, despite their hazing from Alton, manage to steal the spotlight time and again.

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A Baa-ad Day at the Office

Poor Bobs. Though Alton occasionally lets these wild creatures roam free, today they were caged behind a fence, unsure when they'd be allowed out of captivity — and Alton looked all too pleased about that.

Getting Roasted

Here's hoping the Bobs aren't prone to motion sickness, because Alton strapped one of them to a rotating rod to showcase the rotisserie-inspired prep station.

A Smiley Bunch, Kind Of

While the Bobs next to and behind Alton look like they're having an at least OK time in the clown car, the one in the back corner seems to want out of this tomfoolery as soon as possible.

The Highs and Lows

On the After-Show following a special food-truck episode, Bobs took their places on the top and bottom levels of this double-decker masterpiece, much to Jet and Alton's delight.

Better Together

"A stunning couple, truly," Alton said jokingly of this duo of Bobs who joined forces to celebrate a round of cooking Italian wedding soup.


Clad in their goggles and breathing tubes, two Bobs braved cloudy waters to show off this under-tank work table.

Fishing for Bobs

When the Bobs escaped from their fish tank, it was up to one unlucky chef to try to round up this evilicious lot before returning to ceviche prep.

Like-Minded Sabotage

When tandoori chicken is the name of the game, it's only natural for two Bobs to work, um, in tandem, right?

On a Roll

Look at the empty stare this Bob is giving off from inside the pizza delivery car. It's almost as if he, and not a chef, has been sabotaged to be Alton's personal pizza chauffeur during the cooking round.

Lying Low

When one horizontal Bob was rolled into the kitchen on his back, he indeed looked a little lifeless, but Alton assured the chefs, "Don't worry. He's not dead." These Bobs were simply demonstrating how chefs would have to prep lying down in honor of the flatbread round.

Jolly Ol' Bob

There's only one way to react when face to face with a Bob Santa Claus: with extreme and utter joy.

Up for Grabs

Though Bobs often find themselves at the mercy of Alton's eviliciousness, in this particular Whack-a-Molé sabotage they were the ones controlling the chaos, offering mole ingredients whack-a-mole style to one unlucky chef.

Making Do with Pupu

These Bobs brought the pupu to the party when they they unveiled Alton's larger-than-life pupu platter in which three of them would have to prep their own platter of pupu items.

Introducing: Chef Bob

It's not often that Bobs are allowed to cook, but in this particular round one nestled up to Richard Blais to prep his dessert for him, while the chef simply spoke culinary commands for Bob to follow.

The Makings of a Nightmare

For this Bob, tonight's sleep is going to be anything but sound, as it was up to him to show off a miniature overhead prep bed on which one chef would have to make biscuits and gravy.

A Diabolical Mother-Daughter Duo

When mom-daughter duos invaded Cutthroat Kitchen, Alton and a Bob took their places on the cover of Mother's Daily Weekly Edition magazine to demonstrate how one team would be working for the second half of the final round.

A Steamy Situation

Alton brought the heat to three Bobs whose job it was to show off the "boiling" lobster pot in which three chefs would be forced to prep their lobster rolls.

Feline Frenzy

Be honest: How cozy do Alton and these Bobs looks inside their humble cat condo?

Rocking Out

Bobs played an all-important role in the '50s edition of the Time Warp Tournament. As one chef strutted his stuff in an Elvis-inspired routine onstage, the Bob groupies could decide whether or not to reward him with the necessary ingredients for his dish.

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