Chef! (1993–1996)

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Famous chef Gareth Blackstock struggles with dividing time between wife Janice and the restaurant. It's a good thing he can let off steam with his remarks.

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 Gareth (20 episodes, 1993-1996)
Roger Griffiths ...
 Everton (19 episodes, 1993-1996)
Caroline Lee-Johnson ...
 Janice (18 episodes, 1993-1996)
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A comedy, conceived by Lenny Henry, playing the *finest* chef in England, possibly the world. Chef! is set in the kitchen of _Le Chateau Anglais_, the finest French restaurant in England. Gareth Blackstock, the aforementioned chef, embodies all the worst qualities of someone at the top of their profession... Written by Michael Masterson <mjm@wru.org>

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Gareth: You are a pea-brained, prat-faced, pompous, pillock-headed cretin. If you took an intensive course of intelligence injections and studied till you drop, then one day you might make it to moron third class failed.
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Chef!
4 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great comedy, all three seasons I highly recommend. They have a way of having a comedic idea coming back at the very end of the show to leave u smiling. Season three focuses more on the characters but is still very enjoyable. Its a bargain, and is well worth the money. Its so much better than today's I see it coming comedies, It is much sharper, appeals to maybe a somewhat more intelligent group. My only complaint is its only was 3 seasons, a chefs hat off to Lenny Bruce and the whole cast. Gareth is quite mad at times, Janice can't seem to get enough attention from him, Everton is a riot. The show is so much more than its kitchen name might imply.


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