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Brian Boitano starring in Food Network show, "What Would Brian Boitano Make"

I know, sounds like I'm making a bad joke, but it's true.

http://www.slashfood.com/2009/04/21/b...

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  1. Now I have that song stuck in my head, ha

    1. Cartman wants to see him make chicken pot pie.

      1. Too bad chef can no longer make a guest appearance to make his chocolate salty balls...and sing about them, of course:
        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcNWQ_...

        The show will be sponsored by Cheesy Poofs.

         
        1. WTF!

          Just when you think it couldn't get any worse.....

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          1. re: Phaedrus

            There is something seriously disturbing about the levels to which TFN chooses to go. The depths of the cellar levels, that is.

            But like TDQ, I might (******might******) have to watch this at least once.

            1. re: Phaedrus

              That was *exactly* my reaction when I first heard about this ->
              http://www.foodforthoughtmiami.com/20...

              1. re: Frodnesor

                And they (TFN) just actually called TNFNS television's most challenging food fight. Lord help them, they know not what they say. @@

                http://blog.foodnetwork.com/fn-dish/2...

                I'm trying to figure out if the first comment is truly delusional or posting in a snide (but "complimentary") way to get their comment past TFN blog censors. ;-) She says:

                "Wow! It seems that the lineup of upcoming FN shows is chock full of foodie fun, adventure, and excitement. I am beyond excited about the Brian Boitano series. Although, Take on the Takeout and Worst Cooks in America are hot on the heels! Chef vs. City sounds like the perfect way for viewers to explore the cuisine and hot spots the selected cities have to offer…Its all very exciting…FN you’ve got me on the edge of my couch!"

                1. re: LindaWhit

                  sarcasm or shill, one or the other.

                  1. re: Frodnesor

                    ...perhaps a bit of both?

                    In any case, a real yuk (and yuck!)

                  2. re: LindaWhit

                    my vote is for sardonic: ""you’ve got me on the edge of my couch!"" as in..."you’ve got me on the edge [i'm a] couch potato...."

                2. re: Phaedrus

                  this is such an old reference (South Park The Movie ) I don't see the humor in it anymore..sort of like a majorly delayed reaction, really. This could be TFN's version of Dancing With the Stars, using washed up celebs in an area they aren't necessarily qualified...weird.

                  1. re: HabaneroJane

                    'aren't necessarily qualified'...can't that term be applied to most (if not all) FN personalities.

                    1. re: Withnail42

                      there are many who are, and several who are not.

                    2. re: HabaneroJane

                      The reference is even older than the movie. "What would Brian Boitano do" was a joke in a short entitled "The Spirit of Christmas" that Parker and Stone did in 1995 which eventually led to the South Park series. "What Would Brian Boitano Make" might have been a clever concept about 10 years ago, but today it just stands as a stark reminder of just how far out of touch the brain trust at FN have become.

                      1. re: LabRat

                        I agree with you 100%, but..................unfortunately this is when it's necessary to bring out the fabled H.L. Mencken quote:
                        "No one ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public."

                        1. re: LabRat

                          Well put, LabRat. His Olympic glory is 15 years behind him, the song made its last big splash 10 years ago (in "South Park: Bigger, Longer, Uncut").

                          In music: "When the act is dead, play the shed."
                          FN is now the shed for washed up celebrities of any field who think they can cook. The same folks watching Dancing with the Stars will eat this show up.
                          I give up on FN. Its day has truly gone.

                          You are correct, Midlife; they will definitely not go broke. They've gone well and truly mainstream, sponsored by Kraft. They will go on. Still, they jumped the shark some time past, and we don't have to go with them.

                    3. That's hilarious but now I have a brain worm.....(=_=)