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'Great British Baking Show' 2020: We break down the season finale, snubs and surprises

The season finale — and also the finals — of the latest season of "The Great British Baking Show" made it to America on Friday, with last standing bakers Dave Friday (30, security guard), Laura Adlington (31, digital manager) and Peter Sawkins (20, student and youngest finalist ever) going spatula to spatula for the prized cake stand trophy. L.A. Times television writers and avid bake-off watchers Meredith Lewis and Robert Lloyd discuss the season and its conclusion.

CAUTION: Spoilers at the end!


Meredith Blake: Well, Robert, we've reached the end of another season of "The Great British Baking Show." Whether expectations in this grim year were simply too high or the show is genuinely in a rut after more than a decade on the air, I think I've heard more complaints about this season than I have in all previous seasons combined.

I am

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