Viewers are taken behind the scenes of a cooking show starring the animated chef. His dealings with his producer and stage manager provide the yuks.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2001   2000   Unknown  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Lazarus Man (TV Series 1996)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Shortly after the Civil War, a man pulls himself out of a grave in the South wearing Southern clothing but carrying Northern gold and carrying a US Army revolver. He has no memory save for ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Urich, Ivan Brutsche, Marcus Gilbert
Aftermath (TV Movie 2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.

Director: Lorraine Senna
Stars: Meredith Baxter, Robert Urich, Diane Ladd
Life's Work (1996–1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Lisa Ann reenters the work force after attending law school and starting a family. She deals with the difficulties of having a job and children with humor and a supportive husband.

Stars: Lisa Ann Walter, Michael O'Keefe, Molly Hagan
Emeril Live (TV Series 1997)
Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Emeril Lagasse takes cooking to a whole new level preparing delicious food with a live band and special guests try the food. BAM!

Stars: Emeril Lagasse, Malina Moye, Phillip Roebuck
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Emeril Lagasse (11 episodes, 2000-2001)
...
 Cassandra Gilman (11 episodes, 2000-2001)
...
 Melva LeBlanc (11 episodes, 2000-2001)
...
 B.D. Benson (10 episodes, 2001)
...
 Jerry McKenney (10 episodes, 2001)
...
 Trish O'Connell (6 episodes, 2001)
Edit

Storyline

Viewers are taken behind the scenes of a cooking show starring the animated chef. His dealings with his producer and stage manager provide the yuks.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Comedy that cooks.

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2000 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Only one word can sum up this tired hackneyed 'sitcom': DREADFUL!
25 September 2001 | by (Providence, Rhode Island) – See all my reviews

I didn't really think Emeril Lagasse could pass as a comedian, but after watching this show, not only has it been confirmed that he isn't funny - but he also can't act.

The promo spots on television for this sitcom didn't feature any laughable teasers. That's usually a bad sign for things to come. Emeril basically plays himself in this show. He's a television chef of a reasonably successful cooking show and the sitcom centers around himself and his staff.

The premiere episode was something I could only describe as 'just awful'. Emeril and his crew enter themselves into a competition to see who can lose the most weight against the crews of the other cooking shows on the same network. The prize, $100,000.00, to be split amongst the winning crew. We spend thirty painstaking minutes listening to tired jokes about losing weight and how dieting makes people cranky. We see Emeril and his 'agent' (played by Robert Urich, which is almost a laugh in itself) get themselves into ridiculous situations, such as sweating it out at a gym. And to top it off, we see the main characters sitting in wet-suits on power-cycles at the gym arguing amongst themselves over who can lose the most weight.

One of the worst things about this show is the supporting cast themselves. They over-act to the point where the jokes are forgotten and you find yourself cringing in turmoil over why you haven't yet changed the channel at this point.

If you find it amusing when Emeril shouts "BAM!" when throwing salt onto a plate of food, then this show is for you.

If you want to watch something that will make you laugh at least once, then this show is not for you.

Shame on NBC for serving up this garbage to us so early in the season!


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page