Celebrating the iconic Come Dine With Me meltdown that happened 5 years ago this week

Reality shows have provided us with some TV gold, guilty pleasures and national treasures.

But none can be more iconic than one sore loser’s ultimate meltdown on a classic episode of Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me.

Happy five-year anniversary to the most epic TV tantrum ever and all the memes it has since spawned that we get to enjoy on the regular.

You won Jane. And not just the prize money.

In 2016, Peter Marash hosted his fellow Come Dine With Me contestants on the final night of the usually lighthearted competition.

For anyone who has somehow never seen the show, four home chefs go up against each other for a £1,000 cash prize.

Each dinner party host has to lay on a three-course meal and entertainment, with their opponents rating their evening out of ten in a taxi home.

The winner is then revealed by the last host in the final moments of the show and, on this occasion, Peter did not take well to placing last.

In an iconic conclusion, which can now be quoted word for word by many viewers, Peter declares: “You won Jane. Enjoy the money, I hope it makes you very happy.

“Dear Lord, what a sad little life Jane.

“You ruined my night completely so you could have the money but I hope you spend it on getting some lessons in grace and decorum because you have all the grace of a reversing dump truck without any tyres on.”

He then insults one of the other contestants and turns to look directly at the camera before demanding the group leave his property.

Social media users celebrated the anniversary with the kind of jubilation that it deserves.

The meme can be applied to so many situations.

It’s even been turned into a song.

And people are desperate to know what happened next.

What a historic moment and you can read more about what happened on that fateful night here

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