Bob Hearts Abishola is a love story about a middle-aged compression sock businessman from Detroit who unexpectedly falls for his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant, while recovering from a heart attack and sets his sights on winning her over. Undaunted by Abishola’s lack of initial interest or the vast differences in their backgrounds, Bob is determined to win Abishola’s heart, in this comedic examination of immigrant life in America.
Show Type: Scripted
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Stars: Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole
Premiere: Sep 23, 2019
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Episode 1 (Episode Title: On a Dead Guy’s Bench)
Bob enlists Tunde’s help to buy an engagement ring, but his plans to propose to Abishola are upended by her belief that traditional marriage is more trouble than it’s worth.
Episode 2 (Episode Title: Paris Is for Lovers, Not Mothers)
Kemi leans on Abishola after an argument with Chukwuemeka, disrupting her and Bob’s engagement celebration; Dottie gives Douglas a new job at MaxDot.
Episode 3 (Episode Title: Straight Outta Lagos)
Bob is excited to show off Abishola at his industry awards gala, but ruins the evening when he doesn’t let her speak for herself; Douglas tries fitting in with Goodwin and Kofo as one of the guys on the warehouse floor.
Episode 4 (Episode Title: Camp Bananas)
For the sake of Bob’s health, Bob and Abishola try reducing stress by taking a day off together; Christina is boss for the day at MaxDot; Gloria steps in to care for Dottie.
Episode 5 (Episode Title: Sleeping Next to an Old Boat)
Abishola worries that Bob’s privileged lifestyle is starting to rub off on Dele; a new robot vacuum brings Tunde joy but begins to make Olu feel insecure.
Episode 6 (Episode Title: A Tight Ass Is a Wonderful Thing)
Thanks to Abishola’s brutal honesty, Bob finds himself in a feud with Kemi; after Douglas makes a big mistake on the warehouse floor, Goodwin hates himself for looking the other way.
Episode 7 (Episode Title: The Wrong Adebambo)
When Abishola’s husband makes a surprise visit, Bob sees this as a perfect oDOpportunity for Abishola to ask for a divorce; Abishola is surprised when past feelings for her husband come up.
Episode 8 (Episode Title: Honest Yak Prices)
With Abishola’s husband adamant that he’ll never agree to a divorce, Bob and Abishola grow disheartened that they will never be able to get married.
Episode 9 (Episode Title: Tunde the Boy King)
After a chance encounter, Abishola and Christina unexpectedly hit it off as future sisters-in-law; Douglas gives the workers a much-needed morale boost but feels pressured when Bob praises him as a natural leader.
Episode 10 (Episode Title: The Cheerleader Leader)
After Tayo forbids Dele from dancing, Abishola enlists Bob’s help in talking to Dele about his feelings.
Episode 11 (Episode Title: I Did Not Raise Him to Be a Teenager)
When Abishola puts her foot down about Dele not going to Nigeria with his father, Dele rebels against her for the very first time.
Episode 12 (Episode Title: We Don’t Rat on Family)
Bob prepares to meet Abishola’s mother, but gets more than he bargained for when he enlists Tunde’s help in securing her approval; Abishola considers breaking Nigerian tradition by having a small wedding.
Episode 13 (Episode Title: A Big African Bassoon)
When Gloria goes on vacation, Abishola takes charge of the nursing staff, but quickly falls short as the job requires “people skills.” Also, with Abishola extra busy at the hospital, the Wheelers try to cope with her temporary absence
Episode 14 (Episode Title: A Tough Old Bird)
Bob and Abishola try to help a sad and volatile Kemi, who, after being dumped by Chukwuemeka, struggles with the possibility that her happiest days might be behind her.
Episode 15 (Episode Title: Tunde’s Loving Care)
As Abishola begins studying for medical school, she offends Gloria with an insensitive comment about Gloria’s own journey of almost becoming a doctor; Tunde schools a reluctant Bob on the art of home repair while helping to fix his dishwasher.
Episode 16 (Episode Title: Sights and Bites)
Abishola is nervous about Dele’s trip to Nigeria with his father; Bob creates a guidebook on Nigeria for Dele that he proudly calls “Sights and Bites.”
Episode 17 (Episode Title: The Devil’s Taste Buds)
While Dele is in Nigeria with his dad, Abishola struggles with how to handle her free time; Dottie enlists Christina’s help at her old house; Olu and Tunde try to keep up with their new Nigerian houseguest.
Episode 18 Season Finale (Episode Title: God Accepts Venmo)
Bob and Abishola realize the perfect date for their wedding is in just three weeks and enlist their family and friends to help plan their big day.