Anyone who has ever watched an elimination or immunity challenge on MasterChef will recognise scenes of contestants overlooking competitors from a balcony and cheering them on.
So when LegoMasters used a raised platform for its lego builders to watch two teams face off in an elimination challenge this week, the host couldn’t help but draw the comparison.
“Under the rules of reality television, during a head-to-head build, anyone who’s safe must be elevated off the floor,” Hamish announced, as he and the contestants proceeded to watch two teams race to build the most realistic Lego model.
“No-one knows why that’s the rule, but it certainly adds a lot of pressure!”
He then cheekily whispered to the other contestants: “What, it’s like MasterChef? No it’s not! No it’s not!
Actually, it definitely is.
In a piece to camera, Hamish then continued his hilarious dig at the Network 10 program saying the idea was not a “MasterChef trick” it was “just a TV thing”.
Although he then pretended to speak to a producer off camera.
“What’s that? Did MasterChef invent it, did they? Did you work on MasterChef? Did you really? Five seasons? Which ones? Oh, Poh,” he said.
“Yep, it’s a MasterChef trick.”
Viewers loved the subtle shade thrown by Hamish towards the popular cooking series.
Of course the real question remains - who did it better?
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