By Gerrad Hall
May 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT
  • Movie

“Just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.”

Maybe the bakers on season 3 of Netflix’s Nailed It! — premiering May 17 — could use the help of Black Panther‘s Shuri, as they’re challenged with recreating a cake that depicts her superhero brother’s mask and clawed hand, adorned with dozens of lush, green leaves and iced on the side to look like a waterfall.

“Oh boy,” host Nicole Byer laments after one contestant’s cake is revealed, seen in EW’s exclusive preview above. “He looks like he’s pondering his mortality as he sinks into a bed of leaves. … It’s like some osteoporosis or something in the hand.”

Nicole’s big concern, though, is the teeth-looking decor around the bottom of the cake. “They’re rocks,” the contestant explains. “They’re gold because it’s a kingdom, so I was trying to add a little flair.”

Judge Jacques Torres has some criticism of the claw and hand, which guest judge, actress, and popular gamer Felicia Day, finds “terrifying. It’s like something out of a Japanese anime horror film.”

Watch more of the critique above, and see how the other bakers fare in all of the season 3 episodes, which starts streaming Friday, May 17 on Netflix.

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Black Panther

Directed by Ryan Coogler, the 2018 superhero film is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the king who rules over the Afrofuturist paradise of Wakanda.
  • Movie
  • PG-13
  • 135 minutes
  • Ryan Coogler
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