The bartender for this episode is Alyssa Edwards from Drag Race fame. Tonight, Friday, October 5th, Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson, the man behind the drag, premieres his new show Dancing Queen on Netflix. His show will follow his real life dance studio for kids. The program sounds a lot like Dance Moms with Abby Lee Miller with crying kids and bitchy stage moms. Alyssa will drop in on rare occasion to act as a fairy godmother to the young dancers. Stop making me want to get Amazon, y’all!
I do not think this show is going to get any better than Captain Lee’s reaction to Alyssa Edwards. It’s sort of a mixture of incongruity and bemusement.
First up for discussion is Chef Adrian. Everyone is already obsessed with him. Both Kate and Captain Lee rave about his unbelievable out of this world cuisine. I’ve never seen either of them hold a chef in such high esteem before. I says something that Andy brought up the chef before his obligatory montage of nekkid Ashton clips complete with porn music. He’s just not my type. I find the Kiwi much more delicious and manly. In a poll with all the male cast including Captain Lee, Captain Lee won with 54% of the vote, naturally.
Andy’s tie continuous to suffer from chronic Peyronie’s disease and is so distracting and annoying. Why can’t someone be in charge of his damn tie?
Despite never seeming to know Steve on his first charter, and being less than complimentary to Steve on the Captain Lee special before this season started, when Andy specifically states that Captain Lee is “old friends” with Steve, Captain Lee answers, “Yes, he’s a friend.” And then goes on to say that Steve’s whole life is one big party. Steve owns a bunch of luxury homes in Mexico and I am sure after his crappy behavior on his first episode three seasons ago, I’m guessing that the offered them to Captain Lee and his family for vacations. So sure. He’s a “friend.” Captain Lee has never seemed to enjoy is presence on the boat however despite Captain Lee saying that they are still friends when he left the boat. I’m just saying I don’t think he will be invited to Captain Lee’s Thanksgiving.
Kate as we know is good friends with Hannah so she defends her abhorrent behavior last season. She also says that ever stew tells the chief stew they feel like they are doing all the work because they don’t know what the chief stew does. The poll shows 92% would rather have Kate as chief stew than Hannah. Captain Lee seems thrilled for Kate. I mean Hannah’s behavior this past season was certainly no high bar and I would have voted for Kate too. In the recap of the last Below Deck episode with Foam Party Steve I was wishing exceptionally bad things on Kate and that was the season premiere. Perhaps it was just all of those criminal charges at the time.
Finally, Andy is going to try to pit him against Captain Sandy. Now usually, Captain Lee would not say a bad word about another Captain or even give a differing opinion, but this past season Captain Sandy was so out of line that he did occasionally point out that he would have done things differently so this might be interesting. First up was her sparkler meltdown. He says that the fire alarms are very sensitive on the boat and they have done them before on his boat (in fact I believe they did them for FPS on episode one this season). He says they are not a big deal. He’s sort of speechless about her getting a sex toy on the boat. Captain Lee is fine with the crew sleeping together as long as it doesn’t interfere with their jobs. Kate says, “Good to know.” as I expect her to have a crewmance this season. They did not ask him any questions about the main issues I had with Sandy and how she dealt with crew.
Hot Jesus and Kate are still in touch and he has invited her to Dominica (a Caribbean island just north of Martinique). Guess she will be headed that way soon. I know I would be. Well in a bit after hurricane season dies down. Andy asks if she is strictly dickly these days, alluding her tumultuous relationship with a hot chick, and she says she is.
Captain Lee says he would never want Rocky as a crew member. I LOVED ROCKY! She is probably my favorite Below Deck of all time. Captain Lee breaks down the off camera crew that is on the boat.
Captain Lee says no amount of money gets people out of the rules like not wearing life jackets or heels on the deck.
They play a cute game with Kate and Captain Lee’s wife Marianne answering personal question about Captain Lee. Both know all the answers but Marianne knew his big pet peeve was disrespecting the crew.
Jerry O’Connell recently picked Captain Lee up from his hotel in LA and took him to Tom Tom. It was a mutually starstruck situation. Captain Lee’s son says the reason he doesn’t watch the show is he knows how his dad is and it is like watching home movies without him in them. Andy says his parents went out to the movies last NYE when he was on CNN hosting the countdown with Anderson Cooper.
What did you Kate’s look on WWHL? I thought she looked great. But she didn’t look like herself. I like her natural look better. I suppose I get that at WWHL they have the whole glam team there so why not make use of it. What’s your opinion?
There was no aftershow.