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— Bob

Bob (a.k.a. King Bob) is one of the Minions. He appears in Despicable Me 2 and the prequel films Minions and Minions: The Rise of Gru, being the tritagonists of these two.

A minion by the same name, having a different appearance, appears in Despicable Me.


Bob is a short and bald Minion with multi-colored eyes (green and brown). He often carries around a teddy bear that he owns called Tim, which is brown with yellow buttoned eyes.


Bob is a Minion who is more childish and immature than most of the other Minions. He is described as a "Little Brother" who finds love in anything and everything, including a rat (who he named Poochy) he found in a sewer in the Minions film. He also enjoys bedtime stories and playing with his favorite stuffed teddy bear, Tim. However, in the audition scene in Despicable Me 2, he (having grown since the time of Minions) is shown as more mature, albeit still playful, as well as more of a goofball like all the other Minions.


Despicable Me 2

Bob is auditioning for the film Minions along with Stuart and Kevin. He is playful and brings much annoyance to Kevin.


Bob was the only Minion interested in Kevin's journey, after begging him he is able to join. On the way to their destination, Kevin carried him sometimes. Bob grew hungry halfway through the journey and tries to eat Kevin with Stuart, who has a hallucination that the minions are speaking bananas.

When arriving to New York, Bob is quite interested in a parade against the war so he holds a sign with "BOO YA!" on it. Later, the trio visit an album store, and Bob follows a female customer because her clothes have lots of bananas drawn on it. Soon, Bob is accidentally brought in to the taxi with the woman's baggage by the taxi driver; she soon, notices Bob and shrieks then throws him and his teddy bear out. Then, he enters a department store while Kevin and Stuart search for him after noticing him missing. Kevin grabs the loudspeaker of the store and calls Bob, while Bob enters a changing room, thinking Kevin is inside. In the room, he sees lots of mirrors on the wall; seeing his reflection, he thinks it is his buddies, he runs bumping into it and discovers it's not real. Kevin goes into the room, and Bob tells Kevin he misses the tribe. Kevin hands him his teddy bear just before the light goes out.

He is quite excited when he sees some information from VNC, a top secret channel about villains. In Villain-Con, Bob meets Professor Flux, who invented a time machine, but the professor is killed by one of his future avatars. In Scarlet Overkill's speech, Bob accidentally wins Scarlet's challenge, getting her ruby - he tries to retrieve his teddy bear and accidentally swallows the ruby when numerous villains try to get it chaotically.

Bob as king of England

In London, he is given a Stretch Suit by Herb Overkill to steal Queen Elizabeth II's crown. He later wields Arthur Pendragon's sword in the stone (with the help of the stretch suit), Elizabeth gets abdicated and Bob is crowned as the new King of England. (his speech in Buckingham Palace can be seen in here). Although, later, Scarlet arrives and Bob abdicates in favor of her. Nevertheless, she sends him with Kevin and Stuart to be tortured. After escaping the torture room, the trio makes it to Scarlet's coronation at Westminster Abbey, where Stuart and Bob accidentally drop a chandelier on her. After hiding himself from the chase from other various villains, Bob gets fooled and captured by Frankie Fishlips.

The next day, Bob and Stuart are tied up to a pile of explosives, ready to be set off by the Overkills, but Kevin breaks in and saves them. Meanwhile, after thinking Kevin had "died" with Scarlet's missile in the later fight, Bob was the first one to mourn his "death".

At the end of the movie, Queen Elizabeth thanks Bob for being king and rewards him with a tiny crown for his teddy bear Tim and he hugs her in return, he later gives the crown to Scarlet in pity, and says goodbye to her, as he joins alongside the Minion tribe chasing Felonius Gru.

Appearances in Other Media

Illumination Entertainment

Bob makes cameo appearance in the opening title of Illumination Entertainment in The Secret Life of Pets, Sing, The Grinch, and the closing title of The Simpsons Treehouse of horror XXX.

Minions Paradise

Bob in Minions Paradise

Bob is a playable character in Minions Paradise. He can be unlocked and gain new story when the player has finished enough number of party supplies, and still, Phil need to help Bob, including building bridges to a new island.

After being helped, Bob still stays in certain areas that hasn't cleaned up yet, and when player is able to access every available places to expand on the island, Bob then still be on the island but becomes an unplayable character.

Minion Rush

Bob is a playable character as King Bob. He appears after a lot of bananas in the game and players around the world as a free gift for everyone. He will wear a Royal costume as it was in the film Minions. Just the back of the royal costume has a lot of bananas drawn. This was not at all in the. And the token was also not in the Film. Because he hasn't worked for Gru in the cartoon yet. He worked for Scarlett Overkill in the Film Minions.

He also knows how to ring a bell (like in the Film Minions) and launch a lot of bananas from the rope when he gets hungry.


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  • Bob is so far the only minion shown to be heterochromic and bald.
    • Writer Brian Lynch has added the fact Bob is heterochromic because movie director Pierre Coffin is a huge fan of English singer David Bowie, who had two different eyes.[1]
      • In fact, David Bowie's collaboration with Queen, "Under Pressure", was used in trailers for Minions.
    • Hence, he is so far the only known minion to have an eye color (green and brown (Despicable me 2)) while the eyes of other normal minions are all brown; though Evil Minions do have purple eyes.
  • He is also the shortest known minion, while the former shortest minion or shortest one-eyed minion was Stuart.
  • He is the only minion known to have become king at some point.
    • He is also the only minion to have become a court judge.
  • Bob bears some resemblance to Agnes Gru, which is why he was given a major role in Minions, along with Kevin and Stuart.
  • He was named Bob after this name being short for Robert, making reference to his height.[2]
  • Bob knows how to swim, as shown in Minions.
  • His voice is slightly higher pitched than the other Minions.



MinionsEvil Minions
Bob (Despicable MeBob) • Carl (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2) • ChrisDaveDonnyEricHenryJerry (Despicable Me/Despicable Me 3Despicable Me 2) • JohnKenKevin (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2/Minions) • LanceMarkMelMikeNorbertOttoPhil (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2) • StuartTim (Despicable MeDespicable Me 2) • Tom (Despicable Me 2/Despicable Me 3Minions) • Tony
Other Appearances
Minion RushMinions Paradise

Felonius GruLucy WildeMargoEdithAgnesMinions (KevinStuartBob) • Dr. Nefario
VectorEl MachoScarlet OverkillBalthazar Bratt
Other characters
KyleSilas RamsbottomMarlena GruRobert GruDru

Characters in Despicable Me
Felonius GruMargoEdithAgnesMinionsDr. Nefario
VectorMr. Perkins
Other characters
Justin (Justin's FatherJustin's Mother) • MSNBC AnchormanGertrudeFredKyleMarlena GruMiss HattiePennyCarnival BarkerRobert GruThe Social Worker
Characters in Despicable Me 2
Felonius GruLucy WildeMargoEdithAgnesMinionsDr. Nefario
El MachoEvil MinionsPollito
Other characters
Silas RamsbottomKyleJillianNatalieLisaAntonio PerezFloyd EaglesanShannonItalian WaiterGertrudeMichelleFredMarlena GruIce Cream VendorJewel ThiefMiniature UFO
Characters in Minions
Minions (KevinStuartBob) • Felonius Gru
Scarlet OverkillHerb OverkillDumo the SumoFrankie FishlipsMr. Spikey
Other characters
AmphibianThe T. RexCount DraculaNapoleon BonaparteQueen Elizabeth IIWalter NelsonMadge NelsonWalter Nelson Jr.Tina NelsonBinky NelsonYetisMarlena GruProfessor FluxDr. NefarioGlam SlammerBeefeatersBlind Tower GuardFabricePoochyKyleSecurity Guard
Characters in Despicable Me 3
Felonius GruLucy WildeMargo GruEdith GruAgnes GruDru GruMinions
Balthazar BrattClive
Other characters
Silas RamsbottomValerie Da VinciDr. NefarioKyleFritzMarlena GruVincenzo and PaoloRobert GruNikoNiko's MotherLucky