|Name:||Robert Steven "Bobby" Singer|
|Relationships:|| Ed Singer (father, deceased)|
Karen Singer (wife, deceased)
Sam Winchester (surrogate son)
Dean Winchester (surrogate son)
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Robert Steven "Bobby" Singer is a main character from the TV show Supernatural played by Jim Beaver. He acts as a father figure for Sam and Dean. He is known for his sarcasm and love for cheap whiskey. He was killed the once by Lucifer, brought back, killed a second time, and then his ghost was finally released from earth after Dean Winchester burns his flask. He has appeared in the afterlife and an alternate universe version of Bobby has appeared since his death. 
An alternate version of Bobby, Apocalypse World Bobby appeared in season 13.
Bobby is often used as a supporting character in fic. He is often used as the Voice of Reason, while still being ornery and written as comic relief. He is not usually given a romantic interest except in a few instances.
There are some examples of SPN fic set in the past, and Bobby and his late wife, Karen, often make appearances in pre-series Past AUs.
- There is a small subset of the fandom who ship Bobby Singer and the demon Crowley. This pairing is sometimes called Crobby.
- Bobby is sometimes paired with Ellen Harvelle. This is often a background pairing and appears to have waned in popularity given Ellen's lack of screen time.
- The Apocalypse World version of Bobby appeared in season 13, and is rarely paired with Mary Winchester.
- SaunterVaguely on AO3 is a popular fanwriter, and has produced 16 fics focusing on Crobby, with high hit/kudo counts.
- A Handful of Dirt series by orphan, In retrospect, waking up in Hell both is and, conversely, isn’t a surprise.(Time travel fix it)
- A popular Bobby fanartist is gorlassar. They make artwork for many fandoms, but especially Supernatural.  They also create a lot of sequential fanart, and explicit fanart for Crobby.
Archives & Fannish Links
- Works tagged Bobby Singer on AO3
- Bobby Singer works on ff.net
- Bobby Singer page on the Supernatural Wiki