|U.S. air date:|| TV: January 7, 2016|
VOD: December 4, 2015
|U.K. air date:||October 5, 2015|
|International premieres:|| Netherlands: October 2015|
Germany, Bulgaria & Hungary: October 27, 2015
Philippines: February 9, 2016
Brazil: March 21, 2016
|Written by:|| Ben Bocquelet|
Additional Material by:
|Storyboarded by:||Adrian Maganza|
Gumball decides that the best way to Mr. Fitzgerald that he's good enough for Penny is to became his apprentice for the day.
- Penny Fitzgerald
- Doughnut Sheriff
- Hamburger Cop
- Coffee Cop
- Clipboard Men
- 3D Cube Employee
- Neck Beard
- Jackie Wilson
- Red Squirrel
- Bandage Paramedics
- Richard (mentioned)
- Mr. Chanax
- Magic Frog
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".