updated 09/22/2010 AT 2:30 PM ET
•originally published 09/23/2010 AT 10:00 AM ET
On Wednesday’s episode, the New York-based pastry chef suffered quite the emotional breakdown. There were tears, plus paranoia, crumbled desserts and self-pity – and the derision of his costars.
The drama started immediately when the chefs were asked to make a dish celebrating penny candy for their Quickfire challenge. For Seth, the challenge was apparently an emotional one. In fact, he ended up doubled over in tears under his kitchen workspace.