Watch Gordon Ramsay Smash The World Record For, Err... Filleting Fish

It's pretty mesmerising

When Gordon Ramsay isn't slapping two slices of bread on peoples' ears and demanding that they call themselves an "idiot sandwich" on national TV, he's actually capable of being quite nice.

And we're not sure we've ever seen him as joyful and endearing as during this week's episode of the US F Word, in which he tried to break a Guinness World Record for filleting fish.

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Granted, his glee probably came from the fact that he was about to beat Alaskan filleting legend Jenna Fabich at her own game, but still.

The aim of the test was to produce 15 cuts of halibut that weighted 40 grams or more in two minutes or less. Fabich only managed 13, while Ramsay managed to beat the record with time to spare.

Watch the mesmerising challenge below: