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The Galloping Gourmet 

One of the first classic cooking shows, "The Galloping Gourmet" featured charismatic, ribald cook Graham Kerr doing obscenely rich and decadent recipes. The series was a smash hit in Canada... See full summary »
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1972   1971   1970   1968   Unknown  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Graham Kerr ...  Himself - Host / ... 65 episodes, 1968-1972
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One of the first classic cooking shows, "The Galloping Gourmet" featured charismatic, ribald cook Graham Kerr doing obscenely rich and decadent recipes. The series was a smash hit in Canada and was later syndicated in the U.S. Written by Anonymous

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Canada

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English

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1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le gourmet farfelu See more »

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A continuation of a series first produced for Australian television. Injuries sustained in a 1971 auto accident forced Kerr to end the series at the height of its popularity. See more »

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Referenced in Sanford and Son: Sanford and Rising Son (1975) See more »

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Funny show
24 June 2010 | by saxygrannySee all my reviews

I hated cooking shows until I discovered The Galloping Gourmet. I loved the way he made cracker crumbs. He wrapped the crackers in a tea towel and pounded on them with his wine bottle.

My favorite episode involved a marmalade soufflé. It wasn't done yet, but it was getting a bit too brown. He explained that the thing to do in that case was to grease a piece of brown paper and put it on the top of the soufflé. He didn't have any brown paper. He appealed to the camera crew. They didn't have any either. He finally greased the recipe and placed it on top of the soufflé. As he was preparing the finished product for presentation he recommended sifting powdered sugar over the burned part.

He cooked on a gas stove and had an unfortunate habit of using tea towels instead of pot holders. One time he finally set his tea towels afire as he lifted a pot off the stove, causing him to run very quickly to the sink with his flaming burden. I loved that show!


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