Food Theory: KFC and the Curse of Colonel Sanders

10 sept 2020
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be haunted by Colonel Sanders? What could make such a thing a reality? That's where today's theory starts! You see in Japan KFC is HUGELY popular, so much that there are even statues of the Colonel himself. Would you believe that one of those statues is responsible for a CURSE put on a Japanese baseball team? Theorists, this is about to get WEIRD!
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Credits:
Writers: Matthew Patrick and Luke Barats
Editors: Tyler Mascola, Forrest Lee, and Koen Verhagen
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman
Sources: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KFC_in_Japan#:~:text=Japan%20is%20the%20third%2Dlargest,outlets%20as%20of%20December%202014.
cdn.britannica.com/67/184367-050-4587ABC4/World-Data-religious-affiliation-pie-chart-Japan.jpg
joiizdragonblog.files.wordpress.com/2019/12/takeshi-okawara.jpg?w=420&h=280 npb.jp/eng/teams/
npb.jp/bis/eng/2020/standings/
www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/04/colonel-sanders-actually-colonel/
www.damninteresting.com/colonels-of-truth/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan_Series#Streaks_and_droughts
baseball.fandom.com/wiki/Yomiuri_Giants
www.thehanshintigers.com/team-history/top-10-infamous-moments/the-curse-of-colonel-sanders/
en.wikinews.org/wiki/Colonel_Sanders_statue_lost_in_1985_recovered_from_river_in_Japan
twostrikenoise.podbean.com/e/episode-15-hanshin-tigers-pt-1/
npb.jp/bis/eng/2020/standings/

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  • They have not won since my dad was 4

    Ganon NollGanon Noll2 tundi tagasi
  • 6:35 the cheer girl is korean shes wearing the logo for a korean major league team

    Florence RyuFlorence Ryu4 tundi tagasi
  • i like how matpat used a korean at 6:33 instead of a japanese women LMAO

    mingyomingyo13 tundi tagasi
  • Colonel Sanders: looks at baseball games Also Colonel Sanders: I hate this team what about I curse them Sanders After: Hello, how are you, I'm under the water, help me

    Lemya MagzoubLemya Magzoub19 tundi tagasi
  • also MOR MEMES AT THE END PLZLLLZZLLLZZZ

    icy corgi _901icy corgi _90122 tundi tagasi
  • but... BUT... JUST WHAT IF.... JUST MAYBE... colonel sanders just didnt know about it until after that last game

    icy corgi _901icy corgi _90122 tundi tagasi
  • Christmas Chicken- That sounds amazing I have had Chinese food for the past 3 years

    XxNightmare BearxXXxNightmare BearxX22 tundi tagasi
  • Is this food is theory or sports theory I don’t get it

    Antoine IsaacAntoine Isaac22 tundi tagasi
  • ,,😭😭😭😭🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 THE 🔥🔥🔥🔥

    Swaraj 100Swaraj 100Päev tagasi
  • Wait the standard christmas food in USA is turkey? wtf we just eat carp and mashed potatoes

    KEK WKEK WPäev tagasi
  • I was laughing so hard when the kfc guy waved his arm

    Tanisha The Samsung PhoneTanisha The Samsung PhonePäev tagasi
  • The fragile vault corroboratively trace because legal rarely shock excluding a stupid step. overrated, rampant quail

    William BerdingWilliam BerdingPäev tagasi
  • My parents said my brother would watch cars like every two days

    Owen NunezOwen NunezPäev tagasi
  • MAT PAT! YOU ARE LUCKY! I wanna go to japan.

    regan awesregan awesPäev tagasi
  • Does anyone know the title of an anime verision of this tale?

    Content UnknownContent UnknownPäev tagasi
  • rip colonel statue

    The Real Venom 08The Real Venom 08Päev tagasi
  • I've foND the fourth channel spirit theory talk about supernatural spirits and curses and explain them and the such

    galactic pheonixgalactic pheonix2 päeva tagasi
  • Japanese people sure do love their kfc

    the running manthe running man2 päeva tagasi
  • 1:54 : We just gonna ignore that an American-based food franchise has more locations in China than in it's giant home country?

    imAnOriginalMCYTimAnOriginalMCYT2 päeva tagasi
  • When l was born the first restaurant l went was KFC

    Device TechnologyDevice Technology2 päeva tagasi
  • *Colonel Sanders watching this* : am i a joke to you

    Honey_ Bearie!Honey_ Bearie!2 päeva tagasi
  • Hol’ up... China has more kfc than the USA???

    Spaghetti PenguinSpaghetti Penguin2 päeva tagasi
  • Colonel statue: *Vibing* Japanese: Y E E T

    Nguyen Duc HungNguyen Duc Hung3 päeva tagasi
  • I believe him bc they won in chrima and not spooky month so that means if they stop no more Lucky leg

    Juana PerdomoJuana Perdomo3 päeva tagasi
  • Japan is a strange place dude

    Alocaster TVAlocaster TV3 päeva tagasi
  • St Patrick’s day came early for the lions

    EnergyInnitEnergyInnit3 päeva tagasi
  • My favorite thing about the opening so far is the orders in the little tickets hanging in the kitchen; I couldn't make them all out but I noticed Bubble Bass' Krusty Krab order from spongebob and the makin bakin pancakes song from adventure time

    Galaxy ReachGalaxy Reach3 päeva tagasi
  • The lucky of Kentucky.

    good boigood boi3 päeva tagasi
  • Wait what!?

    G GarnerG Garner3 päeva tagasi
  • Could it mean that if they toss things or people jump off a bridge that look like a player, they could win a championship, or a title

    Aleks PlayzAleks Playz3 päeva tagasi
  • Am I the only one who saw a kfc commercial before this?

    Galaxy MayGalaxy May3 päeva tagasi
  • 5:16 that kids gonna sue the channel OwO

    Aahil MemonAahil Memon4 päeva tagasi
  • CLAMP CLAMP CLAMP! Never seen a Hanshin game but I am still a fan :P

    MokonaMokona4 päeva tagasi
  • Matpat in Africa everyone things amarica in cristmas thay eat turky i thing that too anthil i whach this vid real Life story

    girtavatar plays and gamegirtavatar plays and game4 päeva tagasi
  • thats enough internet for one day

    Alt F4Alt F44 päeva tagasi
  • now i would rather get kidnapped by ronald Mcdonald

    isaiah Resurreccionisaiah Resurreccion4 päeva tagasi
  • Oh my- *[loud crunching]* That's truly horrible i guess *[louder crunching]* god this Is good

    Jeremy The SoulJeremy The Soul4 päeva tagasi
  • Who likes McDonald's fries and cheeseburgers

    Amy BrownAmy Brown4 päeva tagasi
  • The hanshin tigers lost because Randy bass left because his kid got terminal cancer it’s a much more interesting story

    John SchindlerJohn Schindler4 päeva tagasi
  • 3:25 evangelion colonel evangelion colonel evangelion colonel evangelion colonel evangelion colonel

    trash cantrash can4 päeva tagasi
  • i think my kfc is cursed ;-; my cusin got food posining she had to stay in a hospal for 2 months

    GoldCrewANIMATESGoldCrewANIMATES4 päeva tagasi
  • Aye Japanese people I aint gonna watch your anime im gonna watch cartoons

    zeroOgden EnzozeroOgden Enzo4 päeva tagasi
  • The moldy success suprisingly replace because seashore generally harm about a slow zipper. tiresome, aboard mouth

    Mara RussellMara Russell4 päeva tagasi
  • what if the statue has his soul in it and he wants to be free

    MedikinsMedikins4 päeva tagasi
  • KFC-SAN

    謎めいた81pERF謎めいた81pERF5 päeva tagasi
  • There's no such thing as a curse PERIOD!!!!

    grootgroot5 päeva tagasi
  • By the mayor

    Michael Killer romines Dragon familyMichael Killer romines Dragon family5 päeva tagasi
  • This is fake I just don't see this being real

    Michael Killer romines Dragon familyMichael Killer romines Dragon family5 päeva tagasi
  • I've had ahead Turkey ahead Turkey every

    Michael Killer romines Dragon familyMichael Killer romines Dragon family5 päeva tagasi
  • All of this guys channels are like watching tv there so good!!!

    RCC ProductionsRCC Productions5 päeva tagasi
  • Wendy is also real, she owns a franchise in the midwest just a fun fact

    Noah CrowellNoah Crowell5 päeva tagasi
  • Where I live, they sold double down and chizza for a limited amount of time on different promotions, tried it but since the KFC here is quite low quality, let's just say it was a mess to eat.

    Fresh and TrueFresh and True5 päeva tagasi
  • Nippon = Japan

    Sid PerezSid Perez5 päeva tagasi
  • 15:34 ah yes, Japan

    Billy The NidBilly The Nid5 päeva tagasi
  • If I had a nickel for every Japanese food theory episode I'd have two nickels, it's not much but it's weird it happened twice.

    Billy The NidBilly The Nid5 päeva tagasi
  • Japan is actually one of the most biggest countries it might look small but it's actually very big

    the vlogsthe vlogs5 päeva tagasi
  • kentucky fucking chicken

    David SchweighoferDavid Schweighofer5 päeva tagasi
  • Thx for calling pizza hut in my country as fine dining I see it everyday Yes I live in Egypt.

    gema playsgema plays6 päeva tagasi
  • Christmas turkey is pretty normal in the midwest

    Phillip RhoadesPhillip Rhoades6 päeva tagasi
  • At 6:34 that cheerleader is cheering for a korean team lol

    Jonathan KimJonathan Kim6 päeva tagasi
  • i cant unsee it

    Dream The hedgehogDream The hedgehog6 päeva tagasi
  • dont ever say lucky of kentucky ever again

    Deadpools downboishelpDeadpools downboishelp6 päeva tagasi
  • I live in corbin Kentucky, I live 5 minutes away from the KFC 😂

    soar xniahsoar xniah6 päeva tagasi
  • The Japanese KFC comercial was really weird at the end

    Diana DavidsonDiana Davidson6 päeva tagasi
  • What is this theory I mean DID KERNAL SANDERS WANT TO KEEP A BASEBALL TEAM FROM WINNING FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE???

    ItsMeCODYItsMeCODY6 päeva tagasi
  • At 8:09 I got a kfc add for x-mas

    Dany HernandezDany Hernandez6 päeva tagasi
  • Wait so in the us kfc has mashed potatoes?! *cries in uk*

    Killua ZolyduckKillua Zolyduck6 päeva tagasi
  • ive had a christmas turkey

    Joshua MckenzieJoshua Mckenzie6 päeva tagasi
  • its because he cant wipe without a left hand

    c.o. d.nc.o. d.n6 päeva tagasi
  • If you enjoyed the Japanese baseball experience, I implore you to go to Anfield on a european night. Tickets are a nightmare to get, but once Covid’s over, a European knockout tie at anfield is one of the best atmospheres you’ll ever experience in your life

    KobiKobi7 päeva tagasi
  • Its not kurnal or wutever its KENCHUCKY FRIED CHICKENNNNNNN

    Illyasou BarryIllyasou Barry7 päeva tagasi
  • Buddhist over here, we don't celebrate Christmas.

    Mr. NormanMaxim-FreakMr. NormanMaxim-Freak7 päeva tagasi
  • I believe it

    AllStar Maden Mobile and MoreAllStar Maden Mobile and More7 päeva tagasi
  • My mom is making hotdogs while im watching this video

    Patrick Laznik ZalaznikPatrick Laznik Zalaznik7 päeva tagasi
  • 454353445658

    Ben GoldfishBen Goldfish8 päeva tagasi
  • I bet a couple of Japanese kids think Colonel Sanders IS Santa.

    U R Phake And GeyU R Phake And Gey8 päeva tagasi
  • Colonel: Hey guys, want some chicke- GUYS! GUYS GU- (splash)

    Jon WesterJon Wester8 päeva tagasi
  • My friends father worked at the original KFC in salt lake and has told us many times the Colonel was a force to be reckoned with. It was not uncommon for him to come in and tip over racks of chicken if he felt things weren’t being done exactly the way he thought they should be

    Will JenkinsWill Jenkins8 päeva tagasi
  • You lost your cred when you called Traditional Turkey Christmas dinner...too young to talk about culture....

    Michael CMichael C8 päeva tagasi
  • is it just me or is this creapy as heck

    Striped Eagle 43Striped Eagle 438 päeva tagasi
  • Notice that there all base ball teams

    Mrslash 0204Mrslash 02048 päeva tagasi
  • me:eating KFC my mom:eating KFC my dad:eating KFC my lil bro:eating KFC me:shock also me:did not eat my food lol

    ikea bird #2ikea bird #29 päeva tagasi
  • Ok so what channel does matt made next

    Zidhan FarazyZidhan Farazy9 päeva tagasi
  • Hes called the colnel because he served in the Navy.

    PolishPolish9 päeva tagasi
  • Wait a sec they dressed him up as goku 10:29

    Michael jadenMichael jaden9 päeva tagasi
  • Omg if there is a cruse that explains why my dad went to jail after eating KFC also he went to jail for no reason but he's fine now and not in jail

    Maricela HerreraMaricela Herrera9 päeva tagasi
  • Every single video I watch is in midnight but your videos are kinda scary they give me nightmares

    Shahan ShahShahan Shah9 päeva tagasi
  • Ok... but if the incorrect date is only circulating through English sources here in the west... wouldn’t people who live in Japan and are fans of the tigers know when the statue was actually thrown into the river, and therefore never believe the myth in the first place? So why is the cure of colonel sanders so popular with the fans?

    Jordan PerezJordan Perez9 päeva tagasi
  • I think that is true because kfc makes my stomach hurt

    what wherewhat where10 päeva tagasi
  • At the end I smelled kfc It is 10:00pm so and I haven’t had kfc for 2-3years or smelt it even soooo does anyone know what is going on

    ZwolfZwolf10 päeva tagasi
    • You'r either drunk or crazy

      YeychickenuggetYeychickenugget10 päeva tagasi
  • Non-conspiracy: he red joyful bee and the crispy licious juicy licious chicken (understand if filipino)

    Redside Terraria 2 .0Redside Terraria 2 .010 päeva tagasi
  • Ahhhh KFC. dont order the bucket as thats how they get rid of their scrap pieces dont even get me started on how small their mashed potatoes has gotten!! their coleslaw has also changed.

    Steven SenlacereSteven Senlacere10 päeva tagasi
  • user

    UnoUno10 päeva tagasi
  • Me: *The secrets out, chicken man*

    Definitely not a suspicious individualDefinitely not a suspicious individual10 päeva tagasi
  • Submenchaophobia Team!!! (oof I got chillls when I saw the after math of the statue)

    Wholesome_HuskyWholesome_Husky10 päeva tagasi
  • When i'm watching this video a KFC add pops up

    Bendy CookieBendy Cookie10 päeva tagasi
    • Yep youtube sees your videos to seee what ads to show you.

      YeychickenuggetYeychickenugget10 päeva tagasi
  • This episode helped me on who want to be a millionaire

    Bloodrain798Bloodrain79811 päeva tagasi
  • *Kentaki Christmass*

    ÃsuràÃsurà11 päeva tagasi
  • now I cant unsee the stick figure

    Alexis BravoAlexis Bravo11 päeva tagasi
  • U Know the Pringle guy is real. JK

    CJCJ11 päeva tagasi
    • :(

      YeychickenuggetYeychickenugget10 päeva tagasi
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