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Bring Marcel back!!

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    jaywashere

    [1]Feb 9, 2008
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    It was a travesty how they made the losers become his helpers in the final cook-off, they all had it out for him from the start with one-dimensional Ilian leading the charge.

    Bring back Marcel and right the wrong!!!

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    boromirbeauty

    [2]Mar 7, 2008
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    But that's how they did it the first season as well, so I don't think his losing had anything to do with his help.
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    layle1

    [3]Mar 7, 2008
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    Someone may have posted this in a previous thread, but I think Colicchio has said that a top chef commands respect in his or her kitchen. This may be a further test of leadership skills, or being able to play a long game. Meaning the contestant who remembers s/he may have to depend upon the kindness of his or her co-contestants and so doesn't completely alienate them gains a deserved edge in the finales.
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    aksorcha16

    [4]Mar 12, 2008
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    i hated marcel! both him and ilan got stuck with losers and he chose his own helpers

    he should have known better not to chose mikey cuz mikey always forgets stuff and sam was fine

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    wingsabre

    [5]Mar 26, 2008
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    I don't understand the Marcel love. He's a joke. Foam on every menu is a hack job. There's a right time and place for foam and he was simply trying to be pretentious. Marcel needs to work on his basic skills. Most likely he's done so, because I was rather impressed with his performance in the holiday special, but still, he lost fair and square.
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    Ditto338

    [6]Mar 26, 2008
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    aksorcha16 wrote:

    i hated marcel!

    So did I!!!

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    clarkgable17

    [7]Mar 27, 2008
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    marcel made that whole season are you kiding? How can you not love him rapping and his foams?
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    wingsabre

    [8]Mar 27, 2008
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    yup, marcel made last season. he made it look like a joke.
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    ebbydmp

    [9]Mar 29, 2008
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    wingsabre wrote:
    pretentious.


    That's all you needed to say about Marcel and could be summing him up quite nicely.
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    rlh20907

    [10]Apr 3, 2008
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    I wished they were able to shave his head. THAT would have made the season.
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    kimchee411

    [11]Apr 14, 2008
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    I wouldn't say I "liked" Marcel, but I was rooting for him. Yes, he was a very arrogant and annoying tool, but he wasn't abrasive or in-your-face, and he showed the most technical skill and innovation. What was far more appalling to me was how the others reacted to him, particularly Ilan. God, what a juvenile f*ck. He had wayyy too much focus on bringing down and harassing Marcel, just SO unprofessional and uncomposed. And he continued to pathetically showcase his sharp disdain for Marcel in interviews after the whole thing was over and he won! He was also quite a one-dimensional chef... just always went with his heavy Spanish influence, albeit executed beautifully in the end.
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    deleter22

    [12]Apr 16, 2008
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    illan was utter garbage. it hurt me to see him win. Marcel is WAY better.
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    dani_n

    [13]Apr 16, 2008
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    Violence might make good tv, but you know, this isn't a scripted show. These are real people hurting each other here.

    Personally I kind of hope Marcel has moved on and wouldn't want to come back. I imagine it would be a real pain to work your way all the way back up to the finale again, instead of taking whatever money they get for being on all those episodes and starting something new.

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