The third season of the animated sitcom Bob's Burgers began airing on the Fox network in the United States on September 30, 2012, and concluded on May 12, 2013. All main cast members reprised their roles. On May 14, 2012, Fox renewed Bob's Burgers for a third season consisting of 13 episodes. On August 23, 2012, six additional scripts were ordered. The third season consisted of the 13 episodes from the second production cycle that did not air during the second season, and also included episodes from the third cycle. This season featured guest stars such as Thomas Lennon, Jon Hamm, Zach Galifianakis, Jeffrey Tambor, Gary Cole, Bill Hader, and Aziz Ansari.