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    Updated on Dec 9, 2019. Posted on Nov 28, 2019

    24 Times “Great British Bake Off” Was The Most Wholesome, Pure Show On TV

    Nothing but respect for my emotional support TV show.

    1. When Rahul, who always doubted himself, got a highly coveted handshake from Paul.

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    I'm Noel and Sandi, tbh.

    2. When Terry talked about how baking and being on the show brought purpose back into his life after his wife's passing:

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    3. When Liam was over the moon that the judges liked his Nan's pie recipe:

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    #Cynthia

    4. When Mary, Mel, and Sue loved Frances's food so much, they couldn't help but sneak some while she wasn't looking:

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    Honestly, I'd do the same.

    5. When Tom, James, and Stacey helped Steven get his biscuits finished with less than a minute left in their signature bake:

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    6. When Rahul was so overwhelmed by his big win, all he wanted to do was call his mom and tell her about it:

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    7. When Sandi gave this tearful and heartfelt speech before Briony's elimination:

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    8. When Paul was so impressed by Flo's watermelon cake, he had to profess his love to her:

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    9. When Norman took a little break from baking to teach Sue how to spell "B-A-K-E" by semaphore:

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    10. When Val shared this touching message that definitely made me "awww!" out loud:

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    11. And whenever she graced us with her adorable dance moves while baking, like this:

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    Val was a DELIGHT and I miss her dearly.

    12. When everyone's favorite goths, Helena and Noel, had one of the most pure and soft friendships the Bake Off tent has ever seen:

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    I would like a spin-off series with just these two, please and thanks.

    13. When Paul and Nadiya teamed up to help Mat move his Charlotte Russe cake:

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    14. When Paul got a special commendation from Paul Hollywood for making what he called "the best thing in bread ever:"

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    Even the bread looks proud!

    15. When Michelle tried to help Jamie with his biscuits, and he reacted in the most Jamie way possible:

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    I strive to be as nonchalant as Jamie whenever things go awry.

    16. When Diana's chocolate mousse was so good, Mel chased Sue around the tent for it:

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    17. When Rahul comforted a crying Manon when her cake didn't turn out quite as planned:

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    18. When Nadiya had this realization after being announced the winner:

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    19. When Paul literally lost it over how incredible Steven's bread purse was:

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    20. When our beloved Norman was ready to show Paul he wasn't a boring baker by adding an ~exotic~ element to his bread — pesto:

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    21. When Briony, Manon, and Kim-Joy ran over to help Ruby with her collapsing cake during Vegan Week, which definitely did not make me tear up at all:

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    LADIES HELPING LADIES, I LOVE TO SEE IT.

    22. When Selasi and Benjamina stirred up trouble in the tent like this all season long:

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    23. When Mel simultaneously helped Frances fill her piping bag and gave Ruby a much needed talking-to:

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    24. And finally, when Janet gave us this important reminder:

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