The Great British Baking Show “Party Week” was technically only the Quarter-Finals of the season, but that didn’t stop Paul Hollywood, Noel Fielding, and Alison Hammond from dropping repeated hints that they might already know who this year’s winner is. This week’s installment of the Netflix hit was chock full of Easter eggs and strange comments about how Tasha Stones was on her way to nabbing that championship cake stand. Tasha, to her credit, repeatedly laughed this all off, but I couldn’t help but notice how often the Netflix reality competition show’s producers seemingly went out of their way to include these comments. Sure, Noel and Alison needed to tease all the bakers about their chances of winning, but the signs pointing straight at Tasha were too numerous to ignore.
So is The Great British Baking Show tipping us off that Tasha is going to be this year’s ultimate Star Baker? Or is it all a ruse to distract us from Dan Hunter’s eventual victory lap, Matty Edgell’s dark horse win, or Josh Smalley’s extremely likely triumph?
The first thing you have to remember about The Great British Baking Show is it is a television show. It…
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