Season 2 Episodes

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Iron Chef Cat Cora vs. Neal Fraser

Season 2, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/22/2006
Theme: Pork
Chefs: Iron Chef Cat Cora takes on "New American" Neal Fraser
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Iron Chef Bobby Flay vs. David Burke

Season 2, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/15/2006
Theme: Lamb
Chefs: Iron Chef Bobby Flay is pitted against Chef David Burke in Battle Lamb!
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Iron Chef Mario Batali vs. Wylie Dufresne

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/8/2006
Theme: Tilapia Fish
Chefs: Iron Chef Batali takes on Wylie Dufresne
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Iron Chef Bobby Flay vs. The Too Hot Tamales

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 11/13/2005
Theme: Turkey
Chefs: Iron Chef Flay vs Mary Sue Milliken / Susan Feniger
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Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto vs. Tom Douglas

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/6/2005
Theme: Wild Salmon
Chefs: Iron Chef Morimoto vs Tom Douglas
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Iron Chef Mario Batali vs. Tamara Murphy

Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 10/16/2005
Theme: Crawfish
Chefs: Iron Chef Batali vs Tamara Murphy
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Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 9/2/2005
The remaining two chefs walk into the hallowed halls of Kitchen Stadium to complete their final test: Imagination.
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Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 9/10/2005
The final three chefs undergo a test of Integrity, and how they can honor both personal integrity and integrity of ingredients.
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UMAMI (Deliciousness)

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 8/14/2005
The four remaining chefs board an American Airlines flight and travel to Tokyo, Japan. The chefs begin a culinary adventure into the world of umami (a Japanese term for 'delicious' that is used to describe the fifth taste).
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Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 8/7/2005
The six remaining competitors meet acclaimed Indian chef, Suvir Saran, and begin their next test: Pressure.
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Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/31/2005
An Iron Chef must adapt to a secret ingredient that is revealed just moments before cooking. For their next test, host Alton Brown asks the remaining seven chefs endure a tough test of Adaptability.
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Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 7/24/2005
Host Alton Brown explains that Innovation is one of the most important traits of an Iron Chef and both challenges in this episode must embody that trait.
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Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 7/17/2005
Host Alton Brown gives the nine remaining chefs their next two challenges: Simplicity and Interpretation.
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Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 7/10/2005
In the season premiere of The Next Iron Chef, ten chefs arrive in Los Angeles to compete in a series of globally-inspired cooking challenges that will test their abilities to master culinary styles from around the world.