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** A number of episode names are also alliterative such as "Biscuits, Bagels and BLTs" and "Pizza, Pork & Paprikash".


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The show has a couple of SpinOff series: ''Triple-D Nation'', in which Guy revisits restaurants to see how they have done since their first appearance on the show, and ''Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Takeout'' (see RealLifeWritesThePlot below).



** ''This is bananas... and in this case, bananas is good!''

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** ''This is bananas...bananas ... and in this case, bananas is good!''



* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic closing most restaurants and making travel harder, Guy started to have some of his favorite past restaurateurs send him the ingredients to a dish for Guy to then cook with his sons while talking with the chefs on online video. Each episode featured four chefs and then he and his sons chose a winner for best dish.

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic closing most restaurants and making travel harder, Guy started to have a SpinOff show, ''Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives: Takeout'', in which some of his favorite past restaurateurs send him Guy the ingredients to a dish for so Guy to then can cook them with his sons while talking with the chefs on online video. Each episode featured four chefs and then he and his sons chose a winner for best dish.


->''"Hey! I'm Guy Fieri, and I'm roooooolling out to look for some of the greatest [[TitleDrop Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives]]!"''

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->''"Hey! I'm Guy Fieri, and I'm roooooolling out to look for some of the greatest [[TitleDrop Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives]]!"''Dives!"''

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic closing most restaurants and making travel harder, Guy started to have some of his favorite past restaurateurs send him the ingredients to a dish for Guy to then cook with his sons while talking with the chefs on online video. Each episode featured four chefs and then he and his sons chose a winner for best dish.


* FillingTheSilence: If Guy isn't talking, then the stock music is usually blaring.



* LullDestruction: If Guy isn't talking, then the stock music is usually blaring.


* AlliterativeTitle: The title of this show.

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* AlliterativeTitle: The title of this show. Now often shortened to "Triple-D", and continued with "Guy's Grocery Games" (Triple-G).


** Gene Hackman makes an appearance at a diner in Santa Fe which he frequents.

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** Gene Hackman makes an appearance at a diner in Santa Fe which he frequents. What makes it even more notable is that the episode aired ''after'' Hackman had retired from acting, meaning it was a rare chance to see him after his final movie, ''Welcome to Mooseport'' had come out 3 years earlier.

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* BigFun: Guy's TV persona is all about this.


* {{Crossover}}: There's an internal crossover with ''Guy's Grocery Games'', featuring four of the most popular chefs from this series.

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* {{Crossover}}: There's an internal crossover with ''Guy's Grocery Games'', ''Series/GuysGroceryGames'', featuring four of the most popular chefs from this series.


His next show, in keeping with with AddedAlliterativeAppeal, is ''Guy's Grocery Games''.

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His next show, in keeping with with AddedAlliterativeAppeal, is ''Guy's Grocery Games''.
''Series/GuysGroceryGames''.


** DennisMiller shows up in one episode and ruthlessly pokes fun at Guy, with Guy's older son Hunter there to watch the carnage.

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** DennisMiller Creator/DennisMiller shows up in one episode and ruthlessly pokes fun at Guy, with Guy's older son Hunter there to watch the carnage.


* BonusMaterial: The Season One DVD set contains unaired recipe clips from the first four seasons.


* BaconAddiction

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