Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
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Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
First Aired: March 21st, 2010
Status: Ended
Network: ABC (US)
Summary: Jamie is out in the United States this autumn making his next prime time series for American TV on ABC. It's set in the lovely town of Huntington, West Virginia, which has been called the unhealthiest city in America. But frankly, Huntington has the same kind of problems with bad health, obesity and diet that people have all over the United States, and back home in the UK. Jamie wants to take a look at what kids are eating at school and what families are eating at home. His big challenge will be getting the whole community to rally together and be able to cook with fresh ingredients. He's seen how, with a little bit of confidence, people can quickly start to change the way they eat and live.
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Season 2
Maybe L.A. Was a Big Mistake
Episode 1: Maybe L.A. Was a Big Mistake
Air Date: April 12nd, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jamie Oliver brings his Food Revolution to Los Angeles in the Season 2 opener, and things get off to a rough start when the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) refuses him access to their schools.
I Think I Found a Loop Hole
Episode 2: I Think I Found a Loop Hole
Air Date: April 19th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jamie dresses as a tomato and distributes free healthy lunches outside a Los Angeles public school, hoping to garner parental support and gain access to the schools. Later, he meets a 17-year-old who fears she'll inherit her parents' diabetes.
Is It Me or Have We Just Been Pushed Into a Corner?
Episode 3: Is It Me or Have We Just Been Pushed Into a Corner?
Air Date: June 3rd, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: MLA CEO Mike McGalliard delivers a shattering blow to Jamie and his 10 teenaged culinary students at West Adams Preparatory High School - They've been banned from serving food on campus. Heartbroken and defeated, Jamie makes an emotional plea to the kids' parents and gives the students a graphic reality check about what is really in the foods they're eating every day.
We're Going to Go Guerilla
Episode 4: We're Going to Go Guerilla
Air Date: June 10th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: Using a simple math equation, Jamie teaches the West Adams High students a practical lesson about the short term consequences of their unhealthy food choices. The message becomes far more emotional when Jamie invites a few guests suffering from the painful, long term effects of diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure to share with students some unforgettable stories of their struggles. Meanwhile, Jamie helps a busy, devoted single father and his two young boys to open their eyes to their destructive daily cycle of eating fast food, and to rediscover the physical and emotional value of preparing and eating a home cooked meal together. Things really get ugly when Jamie learns first hand who was responsible for the decision to revoke his film permits and ban him from preparing food in any school across Los Angeles. He refuses to accept defeat and devises a plan to move his kitchen across the street from West Adams High, but will this be enough to make a real impact?
Feed Them Healthy Food with 77 Cents
Episode 5: Feed Them Healthy Food with 77 Cents
Air Date: June 17th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: Jamie gets a break when he's given the chance to work with another school district, but before long, he's faced with another big obstacle. Also - Jamie Lee Curtis presents him with an award from the UCLA School of Public Health; and later, he tours an organic school garden in Santa Barbara, Cal.
A New Start, A New Chance
Episode 6: A New Start, A New Chance
Air Date: June 24th, 2011, 09:00 PM
Summary: A meeting with the district's incoming superintendent gives Jamie hope; Jamie puts together a cooking competition for students.
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