His Wikipedia page lists his name as Robert Jeffery Hill. Retrieved Bobby is saddened by his father's lack of appreciation for the arts and his comedy routines. He also once poured straight syrup on a paper plate and started lapping it up like a cat. The London Free Press states that he "arguably was the most interesting, complex and in some ways 'real' kid in TV.
Peggy becomes jealous that Hank now prefers Bobby's cooking to her own and goes out of her way to sabotage Bobby's Thanksgiving turkey. Some fans believe this is another example of everyone ignoring what they already know. Bobby has a penchant for eating unusual things and getting himself in trouble for doing so. Despite differences, Bobby and Hank's relationship is close and Bobby considers his father to be his hero.