Dinner: Impossible

Season 5 Episode 5

Mother's Day Madness

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Sep 10, 2008 on Food Network



  • Trivia

    • Dishes Served:

      Grilled Leg of Lamb
      Spanakopita Grilled Cheese
      Stuffed Shells
      Greek Lemon Chicken

      Keftethes Meatballs
      Greek Potato Salad
      Asparagus and Morel Mushrooms

      Greek Tomato Salad

      Apple Crumble

  • Quotes

    • Michael: You guys? It is 5:40, and all is not well.

    • Michael: (about the meatballs) Nikki, we have to have 500 of those done in the next 45 minutes.
      Nikki: I can do that.
      Michael: Where are you at right now?
      Nikki: No idea.
      Michael: But how do you know you can do it?
      Nikki: It sounded good.

    • (About his sister, who's helping with the lunch.)
      Michael: (voice over) Nikki, God love her, she got all the brains in the family. She's a CPA, smart as can be… not the greatest cook in the world.
      Nikki: Is this challenge getting more difficult?
      Michael: Yes! (they break down laughing)

  • Notes

    • This episode was filmed at the International Mother's Day Shrine in Gafton, West Virginia.

      Since 1908, a celebration for mothers has taken place at the Andrews Methodist Church, now known as the International Mother's Day Shrine, in the town of Grafton, West Virginia. This historic building has been designated a national historic Landmark and is the focal point in the town's preparation for a centennial celebration of the first Mother's Day in May, 2008.

    • Special Thanks:

      Cerini Harley-Davidson

    • Also Featured:

      > Gayle Conelly Manchin – First Lady of West Virginia
      > Angel Symon – Michael's Mom
      > Cindi Mason – Event Coordinator
      > Nikki Westinghouse – Michael's Sister
      > Marie Ackerman – Vice-President, Teleflora

      Note: Graphics misspelled Gayle Conelly Manchin as Gayle "Connelly" Manchin

  • Allusions