History Series / HellsKitchen

20th Sep '17 6:44:34 PM LinTaylor
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* CoolOldGuy: Season 4's Petrozza, age 47. While not old per se (if we want to get technical, he's a Cool Middle-Aged Guy), he fits in to this trope because A) most contestants' ages range from mid-twenties to early thirties, and B) the second oldest contestant that season (Bobby) was ten years younger than him. But most importantly, he fits into the "Cool" portion of this trope because to this day, he's still regarded as one of the most likable contestants ever on the show.

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* CoolOldGuy: Season 4's Petrozza, age 47. While not old per se (if we want to get technical, he's a Cool Middle-Aged Guy), he fits in to this trope because A) most contestants' ages range from mid-twenties to early thirties, and B) the second oldest contestant that season (Bobby) was ten years younger than him. But most importantly, he fits into the "Cool" portion of this trope because to this day, he's still regarded as one of the most likable contestants ever on the show.show, to the point where Chef Ramsay actually called him "a true gentleman" for [[GoThroughMe nominating himself for elimination instead of a teammate]] because he felt they were too hard-working and talented to lose it all over some minor mistake.
14th Sep '17 3:29:29 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* DarkHorseVictory: The winner in each season is often someone who spends half of the season flying under the radar, quietly doing their job and avoiding getting involved in any sort of drama. It's reached the point where GenreSavvy viewers find themselves seeking out contestants that spend most of the time OutOfFocus.

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* DarkHorseVictory: The winner in each season is often someone who spends half of the season flying under the radar, quietly doing their job and avoiding getting involved in any sort of drama. It's reached the point where GenreSavvy viewers find themselves seeking out contestants that spend most of the time OutOfFocus.



** For the first couple of seasons, a lot of customers confronted Chef Ramsay while he was working at the hot plate. After a while, they became GenreSavvy enough to know that that was JP's job. As a result, most seasons rarely see customers confronting Chef Ramsay ([[GenreBlind although it does still happen from time to time]]).

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** For the first couple of seasons, a lot of customers confronted Chef Ramsay while he was working at the hot plate. After a while, they became GenreSavvy enough to know learn that that was JP's job. As a result, most seasons rarely see customers confronting Chef Ramsay ([[GenreBlind although it does still happen from time to time]]).



* GenreSavvy:
** When Gina gets nominated early into Season 9, she admits that she screwed up that evening's dinner service, and says she knows Chef doesn't want to hear excuses like "I'm a team player" or "I'm going to keep fighting", which is what nearly everyone says when they're up for nomination.
** Tommy has also used GenreSavvy to explain his motivations, {{lampshading}} it and explaining he knows Chef wants to hear that he messed up and he'll fix it.
** Tommy finished defending himself from one of Elise's false accusations in episode [[spoiler:11]] by asking Chef Ramsay to "[[CaughtOnTape play the replay]]". The resulting FlashbackCut did indeed [[ClearMyName clear his name]].



*** Elise was very close to turning this into GenreSavvy before announcing something to the effect of "I'm not here to make friends; we can work in the kitchen, but I'll shut you out once we're done." If she had followed through with this more than once every five services, it would have been a good effort. But most of them time she was never able to keep her hatred for Carrie hidden.

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*** Elise was very close to turning this into GenreSavvy before announcing something to the effect of "I'm not here to make friends; we can work in the kitchen, but I'll shut you out once we're done." If she had followed through with this more than once every five services, it would have been a good effort. But most of them time she was never able to keep her hatred for Carrie hidden.
7th Aug '17 8:08:47 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TeamPet: Natalie became this for the season 9 blue team. Ramsay sent her over to bolster the sagging blue team, after which they started winning challenges, and the men pretty much uniformly loved her. They even defended her when Chino tried to blame her for his mistakes.

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* TeamPet: Natalie became this for the season 9 blue team. Ramsay sent her over to bolster the sagging blue team, after which they started winning challenges, and the men pretty much uniformly loved her. They even defended her when Chino [[NeverMyFault tried to blame her for his mistakes.mistakes]].
3rd Aug '17 10:36:59 AM AzureSeas
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* [[EvenTheGirlsWantHer Even The Lesbians Want Him]]: All the girls in Season 10 were sighing over David Beckham. Even [[LipstickLesbian Christina]].
1st Jul '17 3:44:36 PM nombretomado
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Recaps are available on TheOtherWiki, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell%27s_Kitchen_%28U.S._season_1%29 starting with Season 1.]]

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Recaps are available on TheOtherWiki, Wiki/TheOtherWiki, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell%27s_Kitchen_%28U.S._season_1%29 starting with Season 1.]]
4th May '17 4:11:38 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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The reward for the chef who survives this nightmare is a chance to serve as executive chef of a high-class (and we mean ''high''-class -- think The Savoy) restaurant. Much of the show's appeal (even among those who hate Reality Shows) comes from the fact that it features the same kinds of people that plague every [[RealityTV reality series]]... but in a shocking diversion from the genre, they're ''punished'' for being stupid attention-starved assholes and ''rewarded'' for showing competence, professionalism, and respect to both to each other and especially Chef Ramsay.

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The reward for the chef who survives this nightmare is a chance to serve as executive chef of a high-class (and we mean ''high''-class -- think The Savoy) restaurant. Much of the show's appeal (even among those who normally hate Reality Shows) RealityTV) comes from the fact that it features the same kinds of people that plague every [[RealityTV reality series]]... these types of shows... but in a shocking diversion from the genre, diversion, they're ''punished'' for being stupid attention-starved assholes and ''rewarded'' for showing competence, professionalism, maturity, and respect to both to each other and especially Chef Ramsay.
4th May '17 4:08:39 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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The reward for the chef who survives this nightmare is a chance to serve as executive chef of a high-class (and we mean ''high''-class -- think The Savoy) restaurant. Much of the show's appeal comes from the fact that it features the same kinds of people that plague every [[RealityTV reality series]]... but in a shocking diversion from the genre, they're ''punished'' for being stupid attention-starved assholes and ''rewarded'' for showing competence, respect, and maturity.

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The reward for the chef who survives this nightmare is a chance to serve as executive chef of a high-class (and we mean ''high''-class -- think The Savoy) restaurant. Much of the show's appeal (even among those who hate Reality Shows) comes from the fact that it features the same kinds of people that plague every [[RealityTV reality series]]... but in a shocking diversion from the genre, they're ''punished'' for being stupid attention-starved assholes and ''rewarded'' for showing competence, respect, professionalism, and maturity.
respect to both to each other and especially Chef Ramsay.
2nd May '17 2:44:28 AM TalonsofIceandFire
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The reward for the chef who survives this nightmare is a chance to serve as executive chef of a high-class (and we mean ''high''-class -- think The Savoy) restaurant. Much of the show's appeal comes from the fact that it features the same kinds of people that plague every [[RealityTV reality series]]... but in a shocking diversion from the genre, they're ''punished'' for being attention-starved idiots and ''rewarded'' for showing competence and maturity.

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The reward for the chef who survives this nightmare is a chance to serve as executive chef of a high-class (and we mean ''high''-class -- think The Savoy) restaurant. Much of the show's appeal comes from the fact that it features the same kinds of people that plague every [[RealityTV reality series]]... but in a shocking diversion from the genre, they're ''punished'' for being stupid attention-starved idiots assholes and ''rewarded'' for showing competence competence, respect, and maturity.
1st May '17 9:21:38 PM TalonsofIceandFire
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1st May '17 6:55:18 PM SirVancelot131
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*** Season 3: The elimination of Josh which marked the first time Chef Ramsay eliminated someone ''in the middle of service'' and Ramsay sending Julia off to culinary school, as well as the first time two contestants would be eliminated in the same episode. The first (and so far, the only) time that the final service featured teams with the chefs who were originally on those teams before being eliminated, as Bonnie picked all the returning women and Rock picked all the returning men. Notably, Josh is the only black jacket chef to have been eliminated mid-service.

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*** Season 3: The elimination of Josh which marked the first time Chef Ramsay eliminated someone ''in the middle of service'' and Ramsay sending Julia off to culinary school, as well as the first time two contestants would be eliminated in the same episode. The first time Ramsay did not select a Best Of The Worst after a service outside of the final three, instead asking for a team consensus on nominations, which nowadays is how they are usually decided. The first (and so far, the only) time that the final service featured teams with the chefs who were originally on those teams before being eliminated, as Bonnie picked all the returning women and Rock picked all the returning men. Notably, Josh is the only black jacket chef to have been eliminated mid-service.
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