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Feb 27, 2009 07:00 AM

Hell's Kitchen Surprise

Well I watched Hell's Kitchen last night.Seth is now gone, and Lacy is on the men's Blue Team. Well they showed a preview of next week's show. Apparently ,
Chef Ramsey gets on Robert once too often, because in the spoiler you hear Robert's vocie say," Chef Ramsey, you can kiss my Butt!,and then he moons Ramsey!!! You see this big behind, blurred of course, but there is no mistaking the fact Robert has pulled down his pants and is showing Chef Ramsey his backside. I would certainly say he has guts,wouldn't you?

I don't think anyone has done that one before in the history of the US Show, or have they?

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  1. i haven't been a regular viewer, but i think that's a first.

    did anyone else find it utterly disturbing to watch Colleen morph into a cheerleader during dinner service? that woman is *clearly* not playing with a full deck. she really shouldn't be allowed to play with fire and sharp knives.

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    1. re: goodhealthgourmet

      Yeah i saw that. Wasn't it scarey??? God, couldn't stand girls like that in high school.However, I wonder if that was spontanious on her part, or something they scripted to keep tension going and interest. It's like that crazy Colleen,what will she do next? Still wonder why she is around.

      1. re: goodhealthgourmet

        LOL, I thought she might be auditioning for a spot on the Real Housewives of Omaha, NE.

        1. re: goodhealthgourmet

          THAT was scary. I thought the exact same thing as you: "And they're giving her sharp knives to use right now?"

          This show is steadily deteriorating. Luckily, next week the Top Chef reunion show is on at 9pm, so HK will be relegated to the "ain't gonna watch" list.

          1. re: LindaWhit

            I don't think you can escape based on that. TC is on Wednesday. HK is on Thursday.

            1. re: Bob Brooks

              Oh that's right. It gets confoozling after awhile. Looks like LOST will be relegated to the "watch it online the next day" status. :-)

          2. re: goodhealthgourmet

            Next week some pros from LV wonder out to the kitchen and colleen starts looking for a pole to hang onto. What is he problem other than complete and total denial.

          3. Every week there is some new "shocking & unprecedented event".
            [Insert eyerolling here.]
            Last night he declared both teams to be losers. Oooohhh...didn't see that one coming...certainly a shock to me!

            1. I found it disturbing when one of the women put on a fake pony tail... to go work and sweat in a kitchen....

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              1. re: Firegoat

                I know. I saw that and was like WTF? Why was she getting all dolled up to go work and get sweaty? What's worse to be found in your dinner, real hair or fake hair?

                1. re: jcattles

                  I caught the fake pony shot too; yuck! I really like Gordon Ramsay and enjoyed the premise of the show when it first debuted, but I'm finding it's starting to feel a bit stale also. I think they need some sort of format revamp to make it interesting again.

                  1. re: KayceeK

                    Try not watching next week. See if you wake up Friday morning with a better view of the world.
                    I didn't watch last season and I found I didn't miss it.
                    I tried to watch this season and got disgusted, didn't watch last night and did a web search and found Seth was eliminated and it was the most pleasing feeling, unfettered with the screaming and bad cooking. Basicly, thank you, internet.

                2. re: Firegoat

                  My daughter and I had the same reaction. I looked at her and asked, "Did she just put on some hair?! Yup!" Bizarre. She should have been putting on a hair net, instead.

                3. One thing I did like this week, and I know I'm gonna get booed here, but whatever... was one of the women stood up for Colleen (and yes the cheerleading stuff was obnoxious and unforgivable) but mentioned that Colleen had been taking all the heat since it started. It was nice to see some of the other women get bit by Ramsey a little. I don't know if I was in Colleen's place and had someone I admired like Ramsey just on me 24/7 that I would have lasted as long.

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                  1. re: Firegoat

                    That's true, but she does seem like a lunkhead...more yelling needed to get things to sink in.

                    1. re: Firegoat

                      I think if she showed some humility Ramsey wouldn't get on her case but she still seems to think she's a great cook and can teach others to cook. I wonder if she regrets telling him that she also teaches classes on manners. Not the best way to start off if you admire someone.

                      1. re: Firegoat

                        The only reason the ditzy cheerleader has been able to take Gordo this long is because she is too thick in the head to understand that she really can't cook.
                        But hey, she can still fit in her cheerleading outfit and she can dive for scallops.


                        1. re: Firegoat

                          Please remember the Casar salad orders. The fourth verbatim attempt was when she failed. She will be bottom Totem pole next week is they lose.

                        2. Some of you might enjoy this link to a Seth interview post elimination

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                          1. re: Firegoat

                            Wait a minute - he's 27yo. Part of the interview says the following:
                            BUDDYTV: I thought I’d start out as I usually do, just asking you about your background in cooking and how you ended up on the show.
                            SETH: Basically I am a private chef, which means that I cater events for anywhere from 2 to 200 people, doesn’t matter. And luckily I have been fortunate enough to work with a lot of celebrities, a lot of CEOs of major companies, philanthropists, politicians, and it’s been, you know, it’s been a good ride.

                            BUDDYTV: How long have you been doing that for?
                            SETH: For around six years now. Actually, no, around seven. And before that, I worked on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and while I was there I was doing my private cheffing at night and on weekends, so to make extra money I worked at Goldman Sachs, which sounds odd.
                            So he's been a "private chef" since he was 20yo. And before that, he worked on the floor of the NY Stock Exchange?!!?!?!?!? Is he implying he was a trader? With what training? I'd have to believe that a trader on the NYSE floor has had a helluva lot more "training" than potentially only 2-3 years - assuming he graduated from HS when he was 17. Or was he just a runner? Or did he sweep up the floors after the trading bell was rung? Does anyone know what type of training is required to be on the floor of the NYSE as a trader?

                            I call bulls**t on "private cheffing" for 7 years from age 20-27, and before that, working on the floor of the NYSE....unless he was sweeping the floor! He sure doesn't seem to have the smarts to be a trader!

                            1. re: LindaWhit

                              Oh, come on, Linda, give him a break. You should know that just like in L.A. where everyone in the restaurant business is really an actor waiting for the Big Role, in New York everyone in the restaurant business is a former Wall Street Wiz, refocusing on the artisanal culinary life. ;-)

                              Seth's probably got millions tucked away in an offshore account, after all, you couldn't envision anyone actually paying him to cook, could you?

                              1. re: ChinoWayne

                                He says he will open a NY resto that will give Gordon a run for his money!

                                1. re: ChinoWayne

                                  after all, you couldn't envision anyone actually paying him to cook, could you?
                                  No, that I couldn't, CW. Even if he does open his NY restaurant that's going to challenge Ramsay's empire.

                                  While Forrest Gump was good at everything he learned and did, Seth most certainly is NOT. :-)

                                2. re: LindaWhit

                                  It reads like he started working with food while he was working on the floor. He also could have started cooking at the age of 17. He couldn't have started out as a private chef - he probably started out working with a private chef and didn't differentiate.

                                  1. re: kprange

                                    But again - "working on the floor of the NYSE" implies he was a trader. At 18yo? The same as working FOR a private chef and not differentiating that he wasn't the private chef.

                                    1. re: LindaWhit

                                      In last week's episode Gordon made a reference to Seth doing something with daddy's money - so I am thinking Seth is one of those kids that took the shortcut everywhere because dad made it happen. Probably if little Sethie wants to open a restaurnat in big bad NY, daddy will back it, because, heck - HE was on Hell's Kitchen (making a buffoon of himself, but I digress).

                                      And I don't think Gordon needs to start woryring about the competition just yet -

                                      1. re: maisonbistro

                                        Well he has money from somewhere, apparently Seth threw a Hell's Kitchen premiere party for 300 of this closest friends with red carpet and paparazzi.... if he had realized what a douche he came across on the show, I wonder if he would have done that?

                                        1. re: Firegoat

                                          This is most definitely a person who would never see himself as a douche. He thinks he's funny. He thinks he's good at what he does. And all of those people fawning over him are, I'm sure, waiting for some of the benefits of being a FOS.

                                          And holy moly, maisonbistro - certainly seems like little Sethie has had everything handed to him, doesn't it?

                                          1. re: LindaWhit

                                            Next stop for Seth, Bravo's "Millionaire Matchmaker"...

                                            1. re: ChinoWayne

                                              Oh, she would *so* slice him and dice him! Now THAT I'd pay money to see! LOL