History Series / Chef

21st Sep '17 10:16:35 PM bweb
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19th Sep '17 10:41:22 PM bweb
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* HypocriticalHumor: In the first episode, Gareth takes great delight in telling his staff how useless and replaceable they are. Not five minutes later he's telling his boss that he can't fire any of them because they're the finest staff he's ever had and irreplaceable.
7th Apr '17 6:10:35 PM eroock
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->''See, in life, Piers, different people want different things. Some want large fortunes, some want carnal knowledge of vast number of the opposite, or indeed their own sex, and some want to write down the numbers of all the British rail diesel locomotives currently in service. ''Chacun a son goût''. Me, my single aim in life is to send the finest, best presented food through that door there. That's it! And if it's at the cost of a few human lives, well, that's fine by me.''
-->--'''Gareth Blackstock''', '''''Chef!''''' (episode 1)

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->''See, ->''"See, in life, Piers, different people want different things. Some want large fortunes, some want carnal knowledge of vast number of the opposite, or indeed their own sex, and some want to write down the numbers of all the British rail diesel locomotives currently in service. ''Chacun a son goût''. Me, my single aim in life is to send the finest, best presented food through that door there. That's it! And if it's at the cost of a few human lives, well, that's fine by me.''
-->--'''Gareth
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-->-- '''Gareth
Blackstock''', '''''Chef!''''' (episode 1)
3rd Jul '16 5:32:22 AM DisillusionedJoey
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* BlatantLies: Gareth warns his kitchen staff in the first episode that they're all expendable and so they'd better work hard. Five minutes latter his boss suggests staff cuts and Gareth says he couldn't possibly do without any of them.
9th Apr '16 11:02:11 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: InUniverse. When Gareth and Janice find themselves accidentally watching porn, Gareth comments "I think I went to school with that bloke."
22nd Feb '16 8:40:20 AM MrBadAxe
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* PunctuatedForEmphasis: In "England Expects", mixed with GratuitousFrench: "MISE! EN! PLACE!"
18th Feb '16 4:07:55 PM Delphi
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** "Shut up, Everton!"



* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: In Episode 1, Everton assumes too much familiarity with Gareth by calling him "Stock".

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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: In Episode 1, Everton assumes too much familiarity with Gareth by calling him "Stock"."Stock," his old school nickname (which it turns out he really hates).
2nd Feb '16 6:46:11 PM creader
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* AManIsAlwaysEager: Averted. A RunningGag is that Janice frequently complains about how rarely he's in the mood for it.



* CatchPhrase: "Give me strength!"

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* CatchPhrase: CatchPhrase:
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"Give me strength!"



* GirlfriendInCanada / OperationJealousy: After Savannah develops a crush on Gareth, she starts sending herself bouquets from her imaginary boyfriend to try to make him jealous. It doesn't work.

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* GirlfriendInCanada / OperationJealousy: GirlfriendInCanada: After Savannah develops a crush on Gareth, she starts sending herself bouquets from her imaginary boyfriend to try to make him jealous. It doesn't work.



* TheInspectorIsComing: Gareth has to make the perfect salmon mousse for Albert Roux.



* AManIsAlwaysEager: Averted. A RunningGag is that Janice frequently complains about how rarely he's in the mood for it.



* ThatsWhatSheSaid

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* ThatsWhatSheSaidThatsWhatSheSaid:



* TheInspectorIsComing: Gareth has to make the perfect salmon mousse for Albert Roux.
8th Jan '16 9:29:35 AM TheUnsquished
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* BlessedAreTheCheesemakers: Gareth spends an entire episode trying to find an unpasteurized [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stilton_cheese Stilton]] for a special meal. The dairy he finally finds one at also grows cannabis.
25th Apr '15 1:39:52 AM Patachou
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''Chef!'', a British comedy TV show that ran from 1993 to 1996, concerns the life of famed English chef de cuisine Gareth Blackstock (LennyHenry) as he attempts to maintain the prestigious Château Anglaise, the best French restaurant in England, while dealing with his tumultuous marriage. Gareth's rampaging rants and incessant insults provide much of the comedy for the show.

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''Chef!'', a British comedy TV show that ran from 1993 to 1996, concerns the life of famed English chef de cuisine Gareth Blackstock (LennyHenry) (Creator/LennyHenry) as he attempts to maintain the prestigious Château Anglaise, the best French restaurant in England, while dealing with his tumultuous marriage. Gareth's rampaging rants and incessant insults provide much of the comedy for the show.
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