"The Apprentice"
The Apprentice Title2
Season: 4
Broadcast number: 132
Airing Information
U.S. air date: TV: January 7, 2016
VOD: December 4, 2015
U.K. air date: October 5, 2015[1]
International premieres: Netherlands: October 2015
Germany, Bulgaria & Hungary: October 27, 2015
Philippines: February 9, 2016
Brazil: March 21, 2016
Written by: Ben Bocquelet
Lousie Coats
Phil Whelans
Daniel Berg
Nathen Auerbach
Mic Graves
Tobi Wilson
Additional Material by:
Richard Preddy
Storyboarded by: Adrian Maganza
Episode Chronology
"The Uploads"
"The Hug"

"The Apprentice" is a sixteenth episode of season 4 of The Amazing World of Gumball. It is the 132th episode overall.[2]

Synopsis Edit

Gumball decides that the best way to Mr. Fitzgerald that he's good enough for Penny is to became his apprentice for the day.




Minor CharactersEdit


The gallery for "The Apprentice" can be found here.


  • This episode aired in the UK and Germany before the US.
  • This is the first episode in the series that Darwin doesn't appear in.
  • This episode was released on the Carton Network App and Video on Demand before it aired on TV on December 4, 2015.
  • The scene where Gumball becomes hallucinated with trippy colors was animated by Vic Chhun, former 3D animator in Season 2.
  • This was the first episode to be premiered on 2016.


  • The Goblin is still the boss of Chanax Inc. after events of "The Boss".
  • The Magic Frog barely resembles Reginald from "The Gift".


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