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    "The Great British Bake Off" Has A Celebrity Edition, And These 27 Moments Prove It's The Absolute Best

    "Started making it. Had a breakdown. Bon appétit."

    Out of everything the British have contributed to pop culture — Sherlock Holmes, the Beatles, the opportunity for the rest of the world to unite for a brief moment to acknowledge that the beans on toast thing is a little weird — The Great British Bake Off* may be one of my favorites.

    Like any good franchise, it has generated spinoffs, including The Great Celebrity Bake Off, wherein famous people who are excellent at other things (acting, comedy, and athletics, to name a few) publicly fail at baking for charity. It is perfect.

    Here's a carefully curated selection of 27 Celebrity Bake Off moments that embody what it means to be chaotic good.

    Tragically, the celebrity edition of Bake Off can't be found on American Netflix (with the exception of the episode featuring the cast of Derry Girls, which can be found in Season 3 of the Holidays edition). But fear not! There are many, many, many YouTube clips out there

    1. When comedian Russell Brand immediately established that being on the show is Serious Business™.

    Russell Brand calls the tent "divinity, in a marquee"

    2. When comedian James Acaster opened the oven to check on his flapjacks and discovered nothing but the void.

    James Acaster has a breakdown after realizing his flapjacks are still liquid

    3. When the aforementioned flapjack crisis resulted in one of the most iconic Bake Off quotes to date.

    James says: Started making it. Had a breakdown. Bon appetit.

    4. When actor James McAvoy hatched a cunning plan to get a member of the crew to explain to him why his dough was so damp.

    James McAvoy says he's going to say "it feels a bit wet" until the production team tells him how to fix it

    5. When Russell tried to remind the judges why they were all there, but Prue held her ground on the subject of his oddly colored, overcooked brownies.

    Brand asks how they're going to find a cure for cancer while they're worrying about icing sugar

    6. When Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley got technical while describing her methods to Paul.

    Paul tells a disbelieving Daisy that she overmixed her cake

    7. When Queer Eye style expert Tan France turned the tables on Paul and roasted him while he was standing right there.

    Tan insults Paul's dress sense

    8. When comedian Tom Allen saw an opportunity and didn't hesitate to seize it.

    Paul says "nice crack" after cutting into shortbread, to which Tom responds "thank you, but what do you think about the shortbread?"

    9. When YouTuber KSI could do nothing but hopelessly watch as approximately 90% of his bake leaked onto the counter.

    KSI admits flipping the pie might've been a bad idea, and then falls to his knees and covers his face

    10. When Russell pitched an exceptionally personal showstopper to the judges and Prue, as per usual, was unfazed.

    Russell pitches his showstopper, which is based on the birth of his second daughter, and Prue responds, "so you've got this great big vagina"

    11. And when he presented the final creation to the judges with a heartfelt speech about the nature of life and also vaginas.

    Russell presents his biscuit model of his wife giving birth

    12. When documentarian and journalist Louis Theroux admitted that he preferred his day job.

    Theroux says he finds being in a prison more relaxing than being on bake off

    13. When comedian Katherine Ryan highlighted how baking can also be a time for meditation.

    Ryan says, they have custard in the shop but this lets me reflect on the mistakes I made in my marriage

    14. When actor Nicola Coughlan (of Derry Girls and Bridgerton fame) was mystified by how thoroughly her cake went awry.

    Nicola realizes she's accidentally grilled her sponge

    15. When comedian and musician Tim Minchin thought he wanted to be an inspiration to the youth, but discovered he couldn't be bothered.

    Tim says he doesn't want kids to think he's a quitter, to which Noel points out he's lying on the floor in defeat

    16. And when he recovered just in time to deliver a timely message about both wealth inequality and the importance of being able to bullshit on the spot.

    Tim describes his ruined Meringue tower as a metaphor for wealth inequality

    17. When comedian Joe Lycett saw where his fruit turnovers were headed and made a run for it.

    Joe runs from the cameraman then steals a cake from the display

    18. When dancer Perri Kiely did a backflip after receiving a coveted Paul Hollywood handshake.

    Perri gets a handshake for scones and flips for Paul

    19. When comedian and actor Aisling Bea needed a lil' something to soothe the nerves before attempting to make muffins.

    Aisling drinks and then lies about drinking

    20. When Russell got real with Paul Hollywood about the difficulties bakers have to face in their day-to-day lives.

    Brand struggles to scrape batter off the side of the bowl while Hollywood laughs

    21. When Joe declared his love for Paul, only to be cruelly rejected.

    Joe wrote "I love Paul" in icing on his plate, but he scratches that out when Paul tells him his turnovers suck

    22. When Aisling made a cake inspired by the LGBTQ+ community, only to worry that the final result may not be entirely welcome.

    Aisling Bea saying she hopes her cake isn't so bad that the LGBTQ community wants to distance themselves, plus the messy final product

    23. When television personality Jamie Laing tried to make banana bread and instead delivered a "vile" gel cake.

    Jamie and Paul decide the cake is the worst thing that's ever been baked in the tent

    24. When Russell got poetic in the face of a flawed Swiss Roll.

    "Look upon me, gods, and despair. For I am Ozymadias, king of sponges"

    25. When comedian and actor Jenny Eclair painted a vivid picture with both her words and her profiteroles.

    Jenny describes her bake, which involves her topless on the beach in Paul's bathing suit

    26. When actor Siobhán McSweeney stood up for her cultural traditions when no one else would (because they were made up).

    Siobhan jokes that her slime-like trifle is actually part of an Irish tradition

    27. And finally: When James kept his spirits high and his standards low during a cream horn technical challenge.

    James makes one sort-of cream horn and Prue says, all I can say is that it does have the ingredients we gave you