Where Are All the Bob Ross Paintings? We Found Them.

  • Published on Jul 12, 2019
  • Bob Ross painted more than 1,000 landscapes for his television show - so why are they so hard to find? Solving one of the internet’s favorite little mysteries.
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Comments • 15 542

  • Emily Rhyne
    Emily Rhyne Month ago +8523

    Hi, I’m Emily, one of the producers who made this video. I also shot and edited it!

    1) Yes, that is SpongeBob music.
    2) Fun fact, I had never watched Bob Ross before making this video. #happylittleaccident
    3) BTW, for those of you who didn’t make it to the end of the video… a selection of his paintings will appear in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

    • VIOD
      VIOD 3 hours ago

      Emily Rhyne sure u did

    • T. Isaac Halasima
      T. Isaac Halasima 5 hours ago

      Emily Rhyne I hope they doubled your pay after this. I’m crazy critical of the editors I work with mostly because that’s where I first made a name for myself. Such a fantastic pace. Awesome cut.

    • Jeps McSmackin
      Jeps McSmackin 9 hours ago

      You did a great job

    • Spiritisalive1
      Spiritisalive1 15 hours ago

      I was just wondering...what about his son's Morgan & Steven? Where are they in the scheme of things?

    • Danny Paez
      Danny Paez Day ago

      Emily....you're a legend

  • Iggy P
    Iggy P 20 minutes ago

    im willing to pay 3k max for one of his paintings lol

  • Slege
    Slege 40 minutes ago

    Walt Kowalski, in the CIA office.
    Executive director comes in yelling:
    -Kowalski, Analysis!

  • Carissa P
    Carissa P 45 minutes ago

    *bob ross documentary exists*

  • rly.angela
    rly.angela 55 minutes ago

    Bro that’s so sad that they have his paintings in boxes

  • Thatannoyingperson25

    Don’t sell them please!

  • sabin playz
    sabin playz Hour ago

    Is he dead?

  • Omar Santiago
    Omar Santiago Hour ago

    They don’t wanna sell his paintings so they can keep them in ugly boxes. What a shame

  • Jesse Montes
    Jesse Montes Hour ago +1

    Did anyone hear the spongebob music in the background?

  • This is what I look like when I eat Tacos

    Bob: Kowalski, analysis

  • Jacinta Laird
    Jacinta Laird 2 hours ago

    One day someone’s gonna make a bob Ross movie but it’ll just be about his life.

  • Ann Mendoza
    Ann Mendoza 2 hours ago

    Wow. The fact that the painting he does during the show isnt really a good one, still looks great to me.

  • Sara Bonito
    Sara Bonito 4 hours ago

    It's so sweet because I feel like they don't want to sell his paintings because Bob taught you how to make your own masterpieces

  • PotatoGamer2008
    PotatoGamer2008 4 hours ago

    The paintings belong in a dedicated museum

  • Hailey Eremia
    Hailey Eremia 5 hours ago

    Bro I really wish they were all somewhere so I could go see them 🥺

    • Hailey Eremia
      Hailey Eremia 5 hours ago

      Lmao I should have finished the whole video

  • Seerum
    Seerum 5 hours ago

    My math teacher said Bob Ross was the worst, let’s just say I have an F in that class now....

  • Ryan Warford
    Ryan Warford 5 hours ago +1

    Screw Area 51,

    I’m going there

  • T. Isaac Halasima
    T. Isaac Halasima 5 hours ago

    Whoever your editor is, needs a monstrous raise... whatever he makes, double it.

  • jjgohard
    jjgohard 6 hours ago

    No one:..

    Editor: *Sad spongebob music...* 😢

  • DeerFat
    DeerFat 7 hours ago

    Nothing is worth more than itself.

  • Why Science Why
    Why Science Why 7 hours ago +1

    Kowalski analysis

  • Titanicyork
    Titanicyork 7 hours ago

    I learnd how to paint Pine trees reg trees and water falls by watching him

  • Mr Wilgat
    Mr Wilgat 7 hours ago

    Sad he is dead:(

  • Never Mind
    Never Mind 8 hours ago

    Their in HERNDON???!!!!

  • Sarai Cortez
    Sarai Cortez 8 hours ago +1

    Bob Ross has become so big in the past few years, because he's a teacher and we are his students. The class is getting bigger.......❤ Like if you Bob is your teacher.....

  • Lilly Allen
    Lilly Allen 8 hours ago

    At 4:03 is that sponge bob music

  • dakarus
    dakarus 8 hours ago

    This was made by a millennial

  • Miloride R
    Miloride R 9 hours ago +1

    So unfortunate that all of bobs paintings are just sitting in boxes upon boxes. I would call that selfishness rather then being hung up appreciated by people who love Ross

    NICOLE LABOYNE 10 hours ago

    I've always loved the not meme but like the whatever you want to call it where it's like "Bob Ross would have loved Minecraft because you can do whatever you want in the world. Every tree could have a friend, your river could have a waterfall, you get to decide."

  • Nieyonce Leon
    Nieyonce Leon 10 hours ago

    He died before I was born lol and I watch some of his episodes when I was like 10 lmaooo

  • Daniel Kakoulian
    Daniel Kakoulian 11 hours ago

    Such a great response 8:36

  • Kevin Martinez
    Kevin Martinez 12 hours ago

    That’s like 20 minuets from where I live

  • Nicki Helms
    Nicki Helms 12 hours ago

    They should open a museum and use the proceeds for art programs for kids or the less fortunate.

  • TheJjcczz
    TheJjcczz 12 hours ago

    The point of the show was to teach YOU how to paint, selling the paintings just wouldn’t be in the spirit of the show

  • Annette Haynes
    Annette Haynes 13 hours ago

    my name is annette too so i’m honored cause its very uncommon

  • Ruth Allen
    Ruth Allen 13 hours ago

    Bob ross is my hero he is a art idol

  • Harvey Sussex
    Harvey Sussex 13 hours ago

    Soooooo, who fancies going on a bob ross paintings heist?

  • Lily Bryant
    Lily Bryant 13 hours ago

    It would be nice if you made a gallery with all of the paintings, then donated all the earnings to an environmental charity so save the landscapes that he loved so much

  • Joe Munoz
    Joe Munoz 14 hours ago

    When mr. rodgers wants to relax .he slips off his shoes and puts on dvd of mr bob ross

  • JustALittlePotato
    JustALittlePotato 14 hours ago

    They should make a museum of all his paintings in honor of him. I would totally go there.

  • yeetzees
    yeetzees 14 hours ago

    Why is no one talking about this hilarious editing and background music that makes it funny

  • yeetzees
    yeetzees 14 hours ago

    Why is no one talking about this hilarious editing and background music that makes it funny

  • Rachel Lineberger
    Rachel Lineberger 14 hours ago

    Bob Ross is so tranquil and almost hypnotic.

  • isaac basulto
    isaac basulto 14 hours ago +1

    This brought joy to my heart. Did anyone else cry too?

  • Spiritisalive1
    Spiritisalive1 15 hours ago

    I've already asked the producer this, but if anyone else knows please chime in...I was wondering why they didn't mention his son's Morgan and Steven? Where are they in the scheme of things?

  • Mara Joya
    Mara Joya 15 hours ago

    I think he was trying to prevent his art work from becoming commercialized and upper crust. Like many of the great artists whose art was appropriated by the elitist art world. This way, it’s small, and humble and accessible to the every person. Just like he painted on public television, accesible to all

  • Drama Freak
    Drama Freak 15 hours ago

    LOL....I used to be a loyal fan to Bob Ross' PBS painting shows, when I was desparate to solve my thesis questions about partial differential equations. I just found at that time his shows were so soothing to my brain fog caused by all the crazy math. I had no idea he could become so big later.
    BTW, why did ppl rarely get to appreciate great artists until they passed away????? That might be the reason why I chose my career with math/finance over art. I'm short-sighted and only live for present. 😭😂

  • Marina Cordova
    Marina Cordova 15 hours ago +1

    wait Bob Ross died? :(

  • 6twoOlego %
    6twoOlego % 15 hours ago

    There was peanut butter in this video, I like it. :)

  • FcGod
    FcGod 15 hours ago

    Make a happy little museum to praise al his paintings

  • 68air
    68air 16 hours ago

    Wait--I still don't understand how this was Bob Ross's friend and partner but she was married? YOU GO BOB!!!!

  • Wild Source
    Wild Source 17 hours ago

    Why do artists become sucessfull after there death ?

  • Jazking95Plays
    Jazking95Plays 17 hours ago

    We got them safe in a room packed away? In other words *keep your filthy hands away from them America!*

  • Saniah Bullard
    Saniah Bullard 17 hours ago

    Why did I read this as “we all all bob Ross painting” 🤦🏽‍♀️

  • Shade Jamison
    Shade Jamison 18 hours ago

    It hurt me to touch bobs beutiful pieces with their gross bare hands. I am legitimately crying.

  • A Bigs
    A Bigs 18 hours ago


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    My dick is small, but 18 hours ago

    9:20 I got chills and was going to look it up just as that came up :/

  • king Eclipso
    king Eclipso 18 hours ago

    1:40 girl your priceless(sorry for bad English)

  • Ben Dover
    Ben Dover 18 hours ago

    Bob Ross painting heist?

  • Natnov
    Natnov 19 hours ago

    Dude's a legend

  • Ravi Shirpali
    Ravi Shirpali 19 hours ago

    What a legend.

  • Zombi Plays Roblox
    Zombi Plays Roblox 19 hours ago

    Bob Ross was gods happy little mistake

  • Fatal Error
    Fatal Error 19 hours ago +1

    Боб Росс крутой, привет из России :)

  • Philipp Schuhai
    Philipp Schuhai 19 hours ago +2

    Bob will be a legend forever- best video I've seen for a while👆🏻

  • Joseph Finnigan
    Joseph Finnigan 19 hours ago

    I believe is painting should either be displayed in a gallery for everyone to see, or sold they seem in appreciated inside a carbored box.

  • Zainab Faiz
    Zainab Faiz 20 hours ago

    Don’t ever sell them!

  • Sir Kiano
    Sir Kiano 20 hours ago

    Bob Ross died before I was even born, but I feel like he is still alive.

  • DanielWarPaint
    DanielWarPaint 21 hour ago

    "We haven't really thought about selling them".
    More nonsense on TheXvid.

  • JustAdder
    JustAdder 21 hour ago

    *Kowalski Analysis*

  • facite non victimarum
    facite non victimarum 21 hour ago

    Is he still dead?
    Wait.. wait... never mind.

  • Don't Read My Profile Picture

    4:07 SpongeBob music omg

  • Dit Kind
    Dit Kind 21 hour ago +3

    Oh my god, I loved this so much.. I don’t even really knew who Bob Ross’ was, and I ussually watch things that are so much different than this,
    But I...
    I loved this just so much.

  • JayJay Fresh
    JayJay Fresh 22 hours ago

    I remember seeing Bob on tv when I was younger and I was like “who’s this” I wasn’t very interested but I still watched it idk if it was his soothing voice or the way he painted but I stayed and at the time I was around 6 or 7 so I was looking for cartoons not Bob Ross

  • Tasha Neumann
    Tasha Neumann 22 hours ago

    This is awesome.. Such a great Insight

  • BATQ
    BATQ 22 hours ago

    Kowalski is Polish lastname :)