If only American restaurant competitions were this unpredictable and hilarious

The viral video of the moment, below, is a 10-second clip from a French reality TV competition called La Meilleure Boulangerie de France, which translates to Best Bakery: France and is France’s version of Britain’s Best Bakery, a competition between bakeries that airs on weekdays.

In the one day that this clip has been posted, it’s been viewed more than 1.1 million times thanks to an unexpected guest star’s unexpected interaction with a bakery competing on the show’s second season.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 37, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.