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Kitchen Nightmare 

Melanie deals with a temperamental chef; Victoria tries to impress a restaurant critic.


Andy Cadiff


Suzanne Martin (created by), Sebastian Jones


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Episode complete credited cast:
Valerie Bertinelli ... Melanie Moretti
Jane Leeves ... Joy Scroggs
Wendie Malick ... Victoria Chase
Betty White ... Elka Ostrovsky
Jim O'Heir ... Ross
Marla Sokoloff ... Chloe
Tate Ellington ... Kameron
Federico Dordei ... Fabrice
John Kassir ... The Pope
John Colella ... Gil
Reamy Hall ... Heidi


After Melanie loses her job at the radio station, she learns the restaurant they hang out in, is for sale so she buys it. Victoria who is bored decides to join her. And Joy is trying to adopt a baby and a woman who plans to give her baby up doesn't approve of her life as a detective so Joy decides to join them in the restaurant. Melaie hires a chef who's use to cooking for just one and can't cook with a lot of people around and when he's yelled at. Victoria tries to work the critic but for some reason he speaks very softly and she asks a wine guy she knows to come help with the restaurant but she misleads him by letting him think he has a shot with her. And Joy meets the woman whose baby she wants but she also wants to see bob but he's not in town and when she considers another couple, Joy asks the guys to give her A "BOB" and Victoris gives her the wine guy. And Elka upon learning the Pope is coming wants to meet him so she can snag him. Written by

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This is the second time a character played by Betty White has met the Pope. The first time was in an episode of the Golden Girls, when Sophia (Estelle Getty) stole the Pope's ring. He appeared at the hospital where Rose's boyfriend, Miles, was having surgery. See more »


References Kitchen Nightmares (2007) See more »

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7 August 2020 | by Tmac8859See all my reviews

I love this show & Betty White but this episode had to be the stupidest ever! The whole Pope with Ella was just stupid! The whole thing made me cringe' 🙄😬

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29 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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