Monday, June 25, 2012

MasterChef Recap Episode 7

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Episode 7

The "Flavor Elevator" must be stuck between floors because it's clearly not going anywhere

I can't believe I'm gonna say this, but I'm enjoying this show WAY more than HK.  It's funny cause in my early reviews of the season I was trashing MasterChef but praising HK and they've both switched places.

LOLOLOLOLOLOL.  I love seeing Ryan get totally trashed.  First Christine picks him as the last member of her team which was sweet justice and then she TRADES his ass.  The look on his face was priceless.  Seeing him and Tali picked last isn't that much of a surprise considering that last week I went on an extensive case study on how they're both massive douchebags, but I digress - Christine is completely steamrolling the competition right now.  

Blue team deserved to lose.  With quality control that bad and a 60/40 vote differential it's not so much a competition as it is a massacre. 

Monti is really hot and her attitude is even hotter.  Seeing the way she sticks up for herself.  It's irresistible.

I like how each judge saved a contestant from the pressure test.  IMO it keeps the better chefs around and gives the judges less of an excuse to eliminate someone prematurely.  I also think they were spot on with Ryan and Tali because, naturally, they're douchebags. 

"The person who's's not you."  Ah, a classic Gordon Ramsay switcheroo.  But in all seriousness, there's no way the captain of the losing team should be safe, almost by default.  Frank was in a similar situation a few episodes back where he was the captain of the losing team but was given the option to save one of his teammates.  He performed well but did the noble thing and saved someone else, even saying as the losing captain he didn't deserve to be saved from that challenge.  Translation: Josh is a douche.  Maybe.  We'll see.  They've actually barely featured him up until this episode so we don't know much about him. 

I like how Ryan called David an "infectious negative energy in the kitchen."  So what does that make you, Ryan?  If David is an infectious energy then you must be gonorrhea. 

You ever notice how Gordon Ramsay doesn't say "hello" to anyone?  He just goes up to them, says "Right", and then goes into his schtick. 

Ryan and Tali as the Dream Team?  More like the Third-Layer-of-a-Dream-and-Stuck-in-Limbo-Like-in-Inception Team. 

I like how Ramsay asks for one of them to act on integrity and to be noble.  That's like giving Congress a check for a billion dollars and asking them to use it wisely. 

Flavor Elevator.  If Ryan is an elevator then he must be jammed somewhere in the shaft cause he's obviously not going anywhere.

Tali is pretty much bottom of the barrel now.  I mean, with "diarrhea on a plate", it's kinda hard to be anywhere but last in the competitoin.

Good episode I thought.  Ryan is gone but it seems like there's some more conflict brewing between other contestants and, unlike HK this year, these people actually seem interesting.  This could actually get intense.  

"How am I still here?"