Robert "Banana Bob" Banana is a recurring character in The Amazing World of Gumball. He is the father of Banana Joe, and the husband of Banana Barbara. He, along with his wife, first appear in "The Responsible." He was then featured in the Elmore Stream-It video "Banana Dance."
Banana Bob is an anthropomorphic banana. He is nearly identical to the rest of his family, with the exception of a large detachable mustache that covers his mouth.
In season 2 and beyond, Banana Bob acquires eyebrows, like most other characters.
- "The Responsible": His debut. Miss Simian criticizes him and his wife's parenting performance, making them both leave in tears.
- "The Job": Gumball and Darwin deliver a pizza to his house, and he and his family then sing a song about pizza.
- "Christmas" (cameo): He can be seen with his wife and son.
- "The Hero" (mentioned)
- "The Name": He is in a long line at Food 'n' Stuff, and attacks Darwin.
- "The Gripes": He donates to Gumball and Darwin, then later brings them a check.
- "The Allergy": He is sneezed into China by Darwin.
- "The Shell": He can be seen in the bathtub as Gumball enters his bathroom.
- "The Lie": He can be seen with his family.
- "The Butterfly": He is one of the people who tries to grab Mr. Robinson's money.
- "The Oracle": He is accidentally beaten up by Richard.
- "The Spoiler" (cameo): He can be seen watching The Screamening at the cinema.
- "The Downer": He can be seen mowing his lawn, and witnessing Gumball have a mental breakdown.
- "The Nemesis" (cameo): He can be seen mowing his lawn.
- "The Check": He falls out of his car in Anais' fantasy.
- "The Parking": He can be seen stealing a parking space.
- "The Routine": He can be seen running from Mr. Rex.
- "The Origins": He can be seen fishing with Joe.
- "The Bus": He is run over when he tries to pull off a fake heist.
- "The Roots": He becomes frightened of Darwin, and he and his son jump out of their car.
- "The Blame": He can be seen chastising his son for thinking fictional goats are real.
- "The Compilation": He takes Joe's laundry.
- "The Choices": He can be seen as one of Nicole's possible husbands.
- "The Petals": He scares Leslie by making an unnerving face and brandishing his secateurs.
- "The Line": He can be seen at the front of the line, and later eats himself when the Wattersons attempt to cut in front of him.
- "The Candidate": He appears messing with his wife's mouth, almost asleep at the charity event.
- "The Intelligence": He dunks Mrs. Robinson for being a witch.
- "The Spinoffs": He can be seen telling his son that he and his wife were splitting up.
- "The Future": He is in a painting.
- "The Agent": His mustache is ripped off.
- "The Decisions": He is at the mall.
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- In season 2, he is one of the many characters to gain eyebrows in a redesign.
- He and his wife Banana Barbara debuted before their son did (unless one counts the early reel).
- His name was revealed on James Lamont's Formspring.
- "The Shell" reveals that his mustache is fake, and that it is the only thing that makes his voice manly.
- He used to be a rock star, as mentioned in "The Oracle."
- He has also been shown to be able to play the guitar multiple times.
- He is around the same age as Nicole, as shown in a flashback from "The Choices."