'The Fan'
Season 2, Episode 7
The Fan Title Card
Premiered: May 6, 2015
Short: Xarna: She-Warrior of the Apocalypse: Part 3
Written and Storyboarded by:
  Marc Ceccarelli
Ryan Kramer
Story by:
  Kelsey Abbot
Tom Kauffman
Pete Browngardt
Audie Harrison
Casey Alexander
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The Fan is the 7th episode of Uncle Grandpa season 2, and the 58th episode overall.


When Uncle Grandpa visits his number one fan, he overstays his welcome.

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Ham Sandwich orders a lot of hot dogs and thanking the hot dog vendor claiming him to be his dad, the vendor plays along and tells him to not bother him at work and Ham Sandwich runs along. Uncle Grandpa approaches the hot dog cart and asks for a hot dog, but the vendor says that Ham Sandwich has cleared out his inventory and he's expecting a delivery later that day. Uncle Grandpa says he'll wait and a hot dog tied to a string appears in front of him and when he bites the hot dog, it takes him to the basement of some weird guy. The guy in excited that Uncle Grandpa is there and introduces himself as Nubert Nimbo and as Uncle Grandpa's #1 fan. He made an exact replica of the RV to the very last detail so he and Uncle Grandpa can live together and have Uncle Grandpa Fun Time all day long just like in his show, Uncle Grandpa questions that he has a show and Nubert shows him that he's DVR'd every single episode of the Uncle Grandpa show. Uncle Grandpa says that he has to go and Nubert gets sad, once Uncle Grandpa opened the door to get upstairs Nubert's mom convinces Uncle Grandpa stay.

Nubert wants to show Uncle Grandpa all of his stuff, first they head to a cabinet where he keeps the whole thing filled with discontinued Uncle Grandpa cereal, then he shows him the room which he calls the Creative Room of Casa de Nimbo where he posts Uncle Grandpa fan fictions and the art it inspired. Nubert saved the best for last, a room with a ton of Uncle Grandpa collectables such as a stress doll from deepest darkest Germany. The two are back in the basement RV and Nubert is excited to spend quality time with Uncle Grandpa, Nubert puts Uncle Grandpa on the couch and he'll be back for a special surprise, Belly Bag is concerned about Nubert then he comes back dressed as Mr. Gus with a slice of Pizza on a stick and a realistic cat tied up. Uncle Grandpa tells Nubert that Uncle Grandpa Fun Time has a way of sneaking up on you and he tells Nubert to get more hot dogs.

4 weeks had passed and Nubert looks defeated waiting for Uncle Grandpa to get out of the bathroom, Uncle Grandpa then walks out all pruned up telling Nubert that he used all the hot water. Nubert supposes that he won't be taking another bath that week and he goes to his creative room to see all the portraits of Uncle Grandpa defaced with heads of horses, Nubert is still happy that Uncle Grandpa defaced them though. He walks past the bathroom to see Uncle Grandpa put all the recalled cereal in the toilet, and Uncle Grandpa says he has to do it to feed the toilet monster before he does his duty. Nubert then goes back to the basement RV to watch the Uncle Grandpa episodes on the DVR but he finds out that his 15 years of work had been deleted by Uncle Grandpa for his shows. Nubert then goes to his private collectables room to see that Uncle Grandpa is melting all the toys to make a molding of Nubert's favorite character, his mother. Newbert is over Uncle Grandpa and proceeds to go out side which worries his mother because he's never been outside before, Nubert is putting on some roller-blades to leave and Uncle Grandpa is trying to convince Nubert to go back inside, Nubert rolls down the drive way in terror and Nubert's Mom demands Uncle Grandpa to save him. Uncle Gradpa puts on some ice blades and chases after Nubert and Uncle Grandpa reaches Nubert before he falls in the street until some toast knocks Nubert down into the street causing him to get run over by a truck.

Uncle Grandpa visits Nubert at the hospital, and his mother says he'll be alright in about 6 months, 2 years tops. Uncle Grandpa says he only stopped by to apologize for any inconveniences he may have caused him and to give Nubert a photo signed by him. After Uncle Grandpa staples the poster onto Nubert's arm, Nubert now realizes that there's more to life than the Uncle Grandpa Show after he had gotten out of the house, and the world has something more to offer and she's on the TV right now, then Nubert chews the photo and spits it at the TV to turn it on to Xarna.


  • Ham Sandwich's Dad makes an appearance, he was briefly mentioned in the pilot, but the man in this episode doesn't claim to be his dad.
  • Uncle Grandpa breaks the fourth wall various times in the episode, by mentioning he has a TV show.
  • Someone spending their whole life inside a house and never outside can dramatically effect how they function, or even live in life without any real kind of development.
  • Steamboat Grandpa is a reference to Mickey Mouse's Steamboat Willie.
  • Uncle Grandpa had a line of breakfast cereal that was recalled.
  • Nubert has a painting of Uncle Granda, Mr. Gus and Pizza Steve in the top left corner of his painting room, this is a detailed version of the photo that is usually seen by the couch.
  • Newbert has a Tumblr account on his laptop, and he writes Uncle Grandpa fan fiction.
  • Nubert has a realistic house cat.
  • My Tiny Horsey: Friendship is a Virus is a reference to My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
  • Here's a list of names Uncle Grandpa called Nubert:
    • Nerd Bird
    • Noodle Beard
    • Nest Pit
    • Numb Butt
    • Nose Bite
    • Number
    • Numb Boat
    • Nermal
    • Wally
    • Nude Butt
    • Nutmeg
    • Nordberg
  • This episode shares the same title to an episode of The Amazing World of Gumball.
  • Uncle Grandpa stayed at Nubert's house for 4 weeks.
  • The show Sheep Catchers could reference Deadliest Catch.
  • It took Nubert 15 years to collect every episode of the Uncle Grandpa Show.
  • This is the first episode to perfectly transition to the short without an intermission.
  • Running Gags:
    • Uncle Grandpa eating hot dogs.
    • Nubert showing Uncle Grandpa his stuff.
    • Nubert praising Uncle Grandpa.
    • Uncle Grandpa destroying Nubert's prized Uncle Grandpa posesions
    • Nubert going insane and regretting to have Uncle Grandpa as a guest.
  • Errors:
    • Uncle Grandpa is seen entering through the basement through a cellar door on the side, the same door is used as the normal basement stairs.
    • Uncle Grandpa should've known he has a TV show, he knew he had one in Viewer Special.


v - e - d Episode List

Secret Mountain Fort Awesome Precursor
Uncle Grandpa (Pilot)Secret Mountain Uncle Grandpa
Season 1
Belly BrosTiger TrailsSpace EmperorFunny FaceMoustache CreamNicknameDriver's TestUncle Grandpa SitterUncle Grandpa Ate My Homework!Uncle Grandpa for a DayAfraid of the DarkTreasure MapLocked OutJortsBrain GameMystery NoiseCharlie BurgersUncle Grandpa ShortsPerfect KidBig in JapanLeg WrestleFuture PizzaMore Uncle Grandpa ShortsViewer SpecialBad MorningPrank Wars1992 CalledBezt FrendsFood TruckHide and SeekThe History of WrestlingSick BagVacationAunt GrandmaGroundedHaunted RVInternet TrollNot FunnyPrison BreakEscalatorChristmas SpecialDog DayTiger and MousePizza Steve's DiaryBallin'Big Trouble for Tiny MiracleNew KidUncle ZombieUncle CavemanMisfortune CookieWasteland
Season 2
Duck LipsNumbskullBody TroubleShower PartyUncle Grandpa LandTaco CometThe FanThe PackageAre You Talking to Tree?OlderGuest Directed ShortsHundred Dollar GusWeird BadgeThe Great Spaghetti WesternPal.0Uncle Grandpa at the MoviesBottom BagWatermelon GagBirdmanUncle Grandpa RetiresFool MoonSecret SantaNacho CheeseMustache Tree
Season 3
The Little Mer-TigerBall RoomBack to the LibraryUncle EasterKing GusUncle Grandpa MovieLamestationSpace OddityRelaxation LandThe Land of the Lost ShadowsPizza EveThe Return of Aunt GrandmaMessy BessyMemory FoamEven More ShortsFleas Help MeWicked ShadesExcept for CooperIn the CloudsThe Lepre-ConFear of FlyingG'day Mornin'Uncle FashionInventor Mentor
Season 4
Jerky JasperDinosaur DayRV OlympicsUncle MelvinsUncle BaseballCostume CrisisUncle Grandpa Runs for PresidentChill OutThe Bike RideMr. Gus Moves OutHiccup HavokMacGuffinGone to His HeadPony TaleYou Can't Handle the Tooth!A Gift for GusRobo-UGLil' MacDisappearing ActTongue TiedUncle DummyFace FixThe Phone CallUncle CupidDoctor VisitCake Mistake
Season 5
Sheep DeprivationTrash CatUncle Grandpa's Odd-ysseySurprise PartyLate Night Good Morning with Uncle GrandpaNew DirectionAnger ManagementPizza Steve's PastDiggin' a HoleBroken BoogieUncle Grandpa's Uncle GrandpaTransitional PhaseCartoon FactoryDate with GusWhat's the Big Idea?Full Grown PizzaMore Director ShortsHigh DiveChess Master SteveTiny Miracle's Tiny MiracleUncle GreedpaExquisite GrandpaUncle Grandpa: The High School Years
Say UncleUncle Grandpa Babies

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