UNDERRATED: 'Bob's Burgers'

Often overshadowed by its cruder cousins on Fox, this series' mix of twisted comedy and genuine heart marks it as one of the first possible heirs to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV000000062" title="The Simpsons (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/the-simpsons-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV000000062.topic">"The Simpsons"</a> in bringing an animated family to life. Recently confirmed for a third season, the show's cast is a comedy nerd's dream with Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and a bone-dry H. Jon Benjamin, which is no surprise given its creator also gave us <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP000011741" title="Comedy Central (tv network)" href="/topic/business/media-industry/television-industry/comedy-central-%28tv-network%29-ORCRP000011741.topic">Comedy Central</a>'s cameo-laden "Dr. Katz."

( FOX / August 8, 2012 )

Often overshadowed by its cruder cousins on Fox, this series' mix of twisted comedy and genuine heart marks it as one of the first possible heirs to "The Simpsons" in bringing an animated family to life. Recently confirmed for a third season, the show's cast is a comedy nerd's dream with Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and a bone-dry H. Jon Benjamin, which is no surprise given its creator also gave us Comedy Central's cameo-laden "Dr. Katz."

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