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(Serio’s Deli in New Orleans, via Twitter)
Many people (myself included) think Bobby Flay still comes across as the same arrogant, egotistical brat he was 20 years ago. It’s my personal opinion that the Food Network sensed the public’s growing loathing of Flay, and created “Throwdown” in an attempt to artificially portray him as humble and likable loser.
BOBBY FLAY’S WIN RATES ON THROWDOWN:
Season 1: Won 3/Lost 15 (20% win rate)
Season 2: Won 4/Lost 13 (31% win rate)
Season 3: Won 5/Lost 13 (39% win rate)
Season 4: Won 4/Lost 12 (33% win rate)
Season 5: Won 3/Lost 13 (23% win rate)
Season 6 (ongoing): Won 4/Lost 9 (44% win rate… get ready for some losses in upcoming episodes!)
The outcomes are obviously pre-determined, evidenced by the steadily hovering 30% win rates and this article, in which a judge notes the producers egged him on to choose a certain winner.
So, are YOU ready for a totally fake Throwdown?
Other posts on Food Network Humor:---VIDEO: Bobby Flay Calls Horse Race
---Bobby Flay: Throwdown v2.0
---The New Bobby Flay Promo Is Ear-Bleedingly Awful
---Bobby Flay Annoys Cablevision Customers With Obnoxious Commercial
---Bobby Flay on Entourage: Part 2
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