The German phrase "schadenfreude" mainly means "deriving pleasure from another person's ache," and that must be a part of the magic behind First We Feast's uber-popular YouTube present Hot Ones. Since 2015, host Sean Evans has put celebs within the literal scorching seat, difficult them to eat more and more spicy wings and reply probing questions meticulously crafted by his analysis workforce.
After greater than 300 episodes, 18 seasons, and 1 billion views, visitors starting from Olivia Rodrigo and Matt Damon to Malcolm Gladwell and Joel Embiid have taken on the recent wing gauntlet. And whereas many have failed (DJ Khaled solely made it to a few wings, proving that each one he does is stop), others have triumphed like champs.
We gathered a few of the most memorable episodes to look at back-to-back, notable for his or her animated reactions, memorable conversations, or legendary performances.
In no specific order, listed below are 19 of the best Scorching Ones episodes to binge.
Shaq brings his personal milk, apologizes to your complete state of Kansas, and desperately asks for "ice dice chapstick" to assuage his burning tastebuds. However can he end all 10 wings with out tapping out?
Watch as Lorde waxes poetic in regards to the virtues of the proper onion ring and wipes the ground with each single Scorching Ones celeb that preceded her by consuming all 10 wings with out a lot as breaking a sweat.
3. Paul Rudd
Paul Rudd opts for vegan cauliflower wings and speaks the phrases that launched a thousand memes: "Hey, take a look at us." In an unimaginable present of psychological and bodily fortitude, he additionally completes the 10-wing gauntlet and not using a single sip of water or milk.
4. Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie actually struggles to tackle the wings of dying ("I believe I would die," she says at one level) however makes it by way of due to particular cameos from her Birds of Prey costars.
5. Idris Elba
Idris Elba exhibits up a bit cocky ("I am fairly assured, I concern nobody" he assures Evans) however the wings quickly put him in his place. It is all clean crusing till he tries The Bomb and is overcome by a dry cough and confusion.
6. Billie Eilish
Issues received so heated that Billie Eilish may be seen shoving handfuls of ice cubes into her mouth.
7. Tom Holland
Bubbly brit Holland muscle tissue his approach by way of a tough meal to overcome the wings of dying, all whereas charming Evans with tales from set and his failed audition for Star Wars.
Singer, rapper, and YouTube legend Joji talks about creating the Harlem Shake whereas working up an "Asian previous man energy sweat."
9. Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell chowed down on wings and chatted about every part from her husband's wing-eating experience to The Good Place. She swore and sipped some water, however in the end she conquered.
10. Desus and Mero
Dynamic late-night comedy duo, the Bodega Boys, chuckle by way of the wings of dying and wipe literal nostril sweat away.
11. Gordon Ramsay
Feisty movie star chef Gordon Ramsay will get some critical payback for all these years of sass. Ramsay suffers a lot that he has to pop open a bottle of Pepto-Bismol at one level.
12. Lil Yachty
In his first-ever expertise with scorching wings, the rapper delivers a few of the greatest reactions the present has ever seen. 🔥
13. Michael Cera
You may watch Michael Cera get "mouth pains" across the 16-minute mark. Poor candy boy.
14. Pete Davidson
Davidson fights his method to a formidable end whereas asking Evans by way of tears, "Am I the worst!?" No worries Pete, DJ Khaled was undoubtedly the worst.
15. Alton Brown
The Iron Chef America and Good Eats host takes on the wings of dying with the convenience of a sommelier tasting advantageous wines. Whereas teasing his advantageous palate with spice ranges that knocked out males twice his measurement, Brown calmly explains to Evans why watching what different individuals purchase within the grocery retailer depresses him.
16. Michael B. Jordan
Actor Michael B. Jordan, who's starred in every part from Friday Evening Lights to Black Panther, is scorching, however Evans' unfold of wings may need been hotter.
17. Gabrielle Union
Gabrielle Union brings her pleasant humorousness to the competitors. Sorry to those wings!
18. Superfan Brett Baker
As an alternative of a Hollywood movie star, Evans invited "the person, the parable, the Nebraska legend" Brett Baker onto the present. Many followers know Baker from his Hot Ones Power Rankings on Twitter, but when you have not seen him take over the present it's essential to.
19. Man Fieri
Permit the illustrious Mayor of Flavortown to point out you the way it's achieved.