Bob Hearts Abishola

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  • TV-PG
  • 2019
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.0  (5,079)

Bob Hearts Abishola is a romantic comedy television show that premiered on CBS in September 2019. The show stars Billy Gardell as Bob, a middle-aged businessman from Detroit who runs his family's compression sock factory. Bob suffers a heart attack one day, which leads him to meet Abishola, played by Folake Olowofoyeku. She is his Nigerian nurse at the hospital where he is being treated. Bob quickly develops feelings for Abishola, but she is not interested in him at first.

Abishola is a hardworking immigrant who is still trying to settle into life in America. She is a single mother who works two jobs to provide for her son, Dele, played by Travis Wolfe Jr. Abishola is also dealing with her own past and the expectations of her Nigerian family. She is fiercely independent and determined to create a better life for herself and her son.

Christine Ebersole and Maribeth Monroe play Bob's sister and ex-wife, respectively. Bob's sister is supportive of his pursuit of Abishola, but his ex-wife is not thrilled about the idea. Matt L. Jones plays Bob's best friend, who is both a source of advice and comic relief throughout the show.

The supporting cast also includes Vernee Watson-Johnson, who plays Abishola's friend and coworker at the hospital. Shola Adewusi and Barry Shabaka Henley play Abishola's aunt and uncle, who are always over at her house eating and watching Nigerian soap operas. Gina Yashere plays Kemi, Abishola's friend who is a nurse at the hospital and often jokes about her hilarious dating life.

The show takes a lighthearted approach to the cultural differences and similarities between Bob and Abishola's backgrounds. Bob often tries to impress Abishola with his knowledge about Nigerian culture, and Abishola is amused by Bob's attempts to win her over. The show also tackles serious topics such as immigration, racism, and the challenges of being a working single parent.

Overall, Bob Hearts Abishola is a charming and heartwarming show that explores the unlikely romance between two people from different worlds. The show is filled with moments of comedy, romance, and drama that will keep viewers engaged and entertained. Fans of shows like The Big Bang Theory and Young Sheldon will enjoy the quirky humor and endearing characters of Bob Hearts Abishola.

In conclusion, Bob Hearts Abishola is a fun and refreshing romantic comedy that touches on serious topics with grace and humor. The show features a talented cast and charming storyline that is sure to win over fans of all ages.

Bob Hearts Abishola is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (82 episodes). The series first aired on September 23, 2019.

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Uncharted Waters of Mediocrity
22. Uncharted Waters of Mediocrity
May 22, 2023
Doubts begin to creep in as Abishola awaits her acceptance letter to the medical school of her dreams in Baltimore. Also, Bob battles his subconscious when he realizes he doesn't want to leave Detroit.
Take Two Yellows and Go to Bed
21. Take Two Yellows and Go to Bed
May 15, 2023
Bob's grand opening party for the sock factory is upstaged by a fight between Abishola and her sister-in-law.
The Genius Who Fell Out of My Womb
20. The Genius Who Fell Out of My Womb
May 8, 2023
Bob is thrilled to share a day at his alma mater with Abishola and Dele, but his university doesn't meet Abishola's Ivy League standards.
Keep That Under Your Gele
19. Keep That Under Your Gele
May 1, 2023
When Bob asks for space from his ever-present mother, Dottie doesn't take it well. Also, Kofo attempts to enjoy the luxuries of living alone but his new landlord, Tunde, overstays his welcome.
A Hundred CCs of Handsome
18. A Hundred CCs of Handsome
April 17, 2023
When Abishola learns that Bob talked Chukwuemeka into proposing to Kemi, she takes it upon herself to try to fix the situation. Also, Kofo permanently alters his relationship with Goodwin when he considers signing a lease in Olu and Tunde's apartment building.
I'll Never Play Banjo Again
17. I'll Never Play Banjo Again
April 10, 2023
A conflicted Abishola pushes against her Nigerian roots when she opens up about her past to Dele; Bob attempts to bridge an emotional gap with Douglas.
Mmm, Fresh Baked Sock!
16. Mmm, Fresh Baked Sock!
March 20, 2023
Abishola must reconcile a decade-old wound when she's forced to attend the funeral of an unlikable aunt. Also, Bob struggles at the factory with the first batch of socks before receiving support from an unlikely source.
Every Character is the Villain
15. Every Character is the Villain
March 13, 2023
Bob makes things worse after interfering in Goodwin and Kofo's ongoing spat. Also, Abishola puts her pride on the line when she realizes she's been an inattentive friend to Kemi.
Put that Toe on Ice
14. Put that Toe on Ice
February 27, 2023
Bob and Abishola attempt to find time together amidst their busy schedules. Also, Goodwin's leadership tactics push Kofo over the edge.
Happy People Are Lazy
13. Happy People Are Lazy
February 13, 2023
Abishola decides to postpone taking the Medical College Admission Test, surprising everyone (including herself). Also, Christina grapples with taking a job opportunity that could mean the end for Kofo and MaxDot.
My Successful Lawyer Son
12. My Successful Lawyer Son
February 6, 2023
As Bob gears up for delivery day at the new sock factory, he struggles to put his foot down with his opinionated family. Also, Abishola gets a taste of Kemi's new personality when her successful lawyer son comes to visit.
Twerk O' Clock
11. Twerk O' Clock
January 23, 2023
When Bob alerts MaxDot's longtime friend and sock manufacturer that he will no longer need their services, Dottie steps in to try to salvage their relationship. Also, Abishola tries to manage her discomfort while attending a drag brunch with Olu and Morenike.
An Afro and a Peugeot
10. An Afro and a Peugeot
January 16, 2023
Bob and Abishola are at odds over whether Dele is ready to get behind the wheel and decide to take matters into their own hands. Also, Christina offers Douglas some work advice only to watch him claim her ideas as his own.
Idle Nigerians
9. Idle Nigerians
December 5, 2022
Abishola's visit to the sock factory during a nurse's strike puts extra pressure on Bob to make the factory successful.
Estée Lauder and Goat Meat
8. Estée Lauder and Goat Meat
November 21, 2022
Bob enlists Tunde's help to renovate the factory. Also, Abishola tries to cheer up Ebunoluwa with a party after she receives bad news from Nigeria.
Your Father's Kingdom
7. Your Father's Kingdom
November 14, 2022
Abishola turns to Gloria and Kemi when Bob mortgages their home to pay for a new factory space; Kemi worries that she and Chukwuemeka are losing their spark.
Two Rusty Tractors
6. Two Rusty Tractors
October 24, 2022
Abishola is thrilled when Bob gets back to work and goes on an impromptu road trip with Goodwin.
Kicked Outta the Dele Club
5. Kicked Outta the Dele Club
October 17, 2022
Bob lets Dele get a new haircut and finds himself caught between an irate Abishola and a surprisingly stubborn Dele. Also, Dottie runs into difficulties with the MaxDot board of directors.
Inner Boss Bitch
4. Inner Boss Bitch
October 10, 2022
Having spurned her family when she quit MaxDot, Christina turns to Abishola when she's fired from Toesey Woesies. Also, Bob and Uncle Tunde go fishing.
Americans and Their Dreams
3. Americans and Their Dreams
October 3, 2022
After Bob takes a step back from his busy work life, he decides to buy a boat to enjoy during his free time. Also, a newspaper comes to MaxDot to interview Goodwin.
Bibles to Brothels
2. Bibles to Brothels
September 26, 2022
Bob reconsiders his future at MaxDot and seeks advice from an unexpected source, while Abishola questions Bob's erratic behavior.
Touched by a Holy Hand
1. Touched by a Holy Hand
September 19, 2022
Abishola and Kemi hatch a plan to keep Ebun and the new pastor's flirtation from growing; Bob is thrown for a loop when Goodwin leaves MaxDot for a better job at Christina's company.
Where to Watch Bob Hearts Abishola
Bob Hearts Abishola is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Bob Hearts Abishola on demand at Max and Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 23, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (5,079)