Bob realizes his dream of being an outdoorsman when the wilderness equipment store has a going out of business sale; Linda and the kids spend the night watching Aunt Gayle rehearse for her one-woman show.
Bob storms away from First Oceanside Savings Bank, his plea for loan restructure ignored; some guy is holding up the bank and taking hostages. Louise is assigned an essay for school on the most important person in her life. Since Bob's Burgers is across the street from the bank, the FBI and other Feds are using the restaurant as HQ, tying up their phones and yelling at Mickey, the robber. Louise's essay will be on her dad or Mickey. The bank hostages are hungry but they all think Jimmy Pesto pizza stinks. Bob is sent to the bank with burgers. Bob is taken as a hostage...
The Belcher children sign up for an independent study of synchronized swimming in lieu on participating in gym class. Linda disturbingly watches "pregnant yoga" and comes to the rescue of her children in the end.
In order to entice an old flame who is only attracted to married men, Mr. Fischoeder bribes Bob into letting him pass off Linda and the kids as his own family, but the situation ruins all of Bob's Thanksgiving traditions.
Tina is wracked with guilt when Bob forces her to lie about an accident that occurred when he let her drive his car, but a shady insurance adjuster sees through their ploy and blackmails Bob into committing more insurance fraud.