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Rachael v. Guy Celebrity Cook off 2014

Firegoat Dec 29, 2013 06:52 AM

Has anyone noticed that the episode set for Jan. 2014 is already available on Hulu plus? (or possibly just hulu) Watched part of it....
Thoughts:
Didn't recognize half the "Celebrities" as usual.
Vanilla Ice and Penn of Penn and Teller fame are the best entertainment wise so far.
Tiffany still has a voice.
That Bachelor guy will do anything for a buck.
Rachael's stylist clearly hates her or she picks out her own clothes and has no concept of what would look good on her body style.
Guy Fieri much as I hate to say it, is about a 5000 X better host than Rachael.
Your thoughts?

  1. monkeyrotica Dec 29, 2013 06:56 AM

    I think this would have worked a lot better had they fought using socks filled with manure.

    1. sal_acid Dec 29, 2013 07:08 AM

      I can only watch this show ironically. What a parade or almost-beens. How did Penn Gillette fall into this dung heap?

      Rachael has never ever dressed well for her odd shape.

      Fieri is a capable and likable host. There, I said it. I no longer think he's a douchebag even if he plays one on TV.

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      1. re: sal_acid
        ennuisans Dec 29, 2013 04:04 PM

        Penn did two tours of Celebrity Apprentice, but given that he is lo-ho-hoaded I'm almost certain it's for the charity more than anything. It's not like he needs a publicity vehicle. He's also very aware of the showbiz angle and isn't afraid to talk about what's happening off-camera.

        Judy Gold competed on Chopped in the celebrity category, so that makes things interesting. I'll probably watch this season. Dammit.

        1. re: ennuisans
          Firegoat Dec 30, 2013 06:14 AM

          Sorry.....

        2. re: sal_acid
          Antilope Dec 30, 2013 10:54 PM

          >>Rachael has never ever dressed well for her odd shape.

          Yea, Guy got all the cute outfits from wardrobe. ;-)

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            sandylc Jan 11, 2014 11:41 AM

            Yeah, his shape is odder, but guys get a pass.

        3. Joanie Dec 30, 2013 09:46 AM

          I haven't seen more than a couple eps of this show but the names of the celebs this season are fairly well known. Well, Chris Kattan was 2nd tier SNL and Vanilla Ice is now on the reality circuit but the names are familiar to me. Except Judy Gold, maybe I'd know face but her name doesn't ring a bell.

          · Judy Gold (actress, comedian)
          · Florence Henderson (actress, singer)
          · Penn Jillette (magician, comedian)
          · Chris Kattan (comedian, actor)
          · Jake Pavelka (reality star, The Bachelor)
          · Tiffany (singer, actress)
          · Vanilla Ice (pop icon and rapper)
          · Herschel Walker (former NFL player, Heisman Trophy winner)

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          1. re: Joanie
            Antilope Dec 30, 2013 10:41 PM

            Didn't all of these old celebrities appear on one of those Dean Martin Dinner Roast commercials? ;-)

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              foodieX2 Dec 31, 2013 10:19 AM

              These days most people know Vanilla Ice from HGTV. He just recently went Amish but prior to that he show was called The Vanilla ice Project.

              http://www.hgtv.com/vanilla-ice-goes-...

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                jarona Jan 1, 2014 01:01 PM

                Are these *celebrities* on this food network show simply due to the amazing appetite they worked up on Dancing With The Stars?

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                chileheadmike Dec 31, 2013 05:32 AM

                Is Florence Henderson going to be cooking with Wesson Oil?

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                1. re: chileheadmike
                  C. Hamster Dec 31, 2013 10:09 AM

                  Her specialty is deep fried bread!

                  1. re: C. Hamster
                    ennuisans Dec 31, 2013 02:25 PM

                    Straight loaves or the braid-y kind?

                    1. re: ennuisans
                      breadchick Dec 31, 2013 03:22 PM

                      OK, that's funny. :)

                2. Firegoat Jan 1, 2014 01:19 PM

                  It goes without saying, although i guess I'll say it, Rachael's attempt to be Giada'ish in the promos did not go over well.
                  http://www.foodnetworkgossip.com/2013...

                  This is actually a safe for work link.

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                  1. re: Firegoat
                    breadchick Jan 1, 2014 01:38 PM

                    I saw the promo and thought it was a rather odd wardrobe choice. Not flattering at all - she needs to ignore the clothing advice and re-think the low cleavage thing.

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                      Firegoat Jan 1, 2014 01:58 PM

                      I recall many years ago seeing one of those short "behind the scenes" things of her talk show. Her wardrobe lady of the time basically seemed to say Rachael wears whatever she wants to and doesn't take advice well. ....

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                        jeanmarieok Jan 1, 2014 06:09 PM

                        What did they do to make her boobs look like that?

                        1. re: jeanmarieok
                          Shrinkrap Jan 1, 2014 07:49 PM

                          I tried to google that weeks ago. But I wasn't sure they were "boobs". I was thinking amazing pectorals.

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                            coney with everything Jan 2, 2014 05:41 AM

                            I'm thinking adhesives...

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                              Jeanne Jan 11, 2014 12:30 AM

                              Exactly coney - strong underwire bra and tape

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                              sandylc Jan 11, 2014 11:43 AM

                              We call those "cupid boobs".

                      2. breadchick Jan 6, 2014 06:48 PM

                        Oh, all that should be good and holy in the food world.

                        This first episode makes me want to stick those flame thingies in my eyes.

                        I am done with this show. Hopes for anything remotely watchable are dashed against the sharp edges of my TV.

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                        1. re: breadchick
                          fldhkybnva Jan 6, 2014 09:12 PM

                          I actually thought the first season wasn't too bad, I'm watching for entertainment alone :) the personalities often make for laughable moments.

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                            breadchick Jan 7, 2014 05:03 AM

                            I agree regarding the first season. :)

                        2. C. Hamster Jan 12, 2014 04:43 PM

                          Chris Kattan's performance could be a PSA for "Your Brain on Drugs"

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                            miss_belle Jan 12, 2014 05:20 PM

                            Yes and he should have been "chopped".

                          2. ennuisans Jan 13, 2014 09:06 PM

                            In tonight's episode at the Hawaiian theme restaurant, was I the only one expecting Robert Irvine to show up and tear down the walls?

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