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Jeremy Clarkson top gear presenter has been suspended the BBC has announced , no top gear this Sunday  Cry
i agree he is outspoken but not deliberately  offensive  .
just read this report from the Telegraph newspaper obviously written in a hurry  , it says top gear is watched by 350 people worldwide  Shocked think its supposed to be 350 million  Wink
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11462167/Jeremy-Clarkson-suspended-from-Top-Gear.html
Top Gear is the BBC's most successful programme. It is watched by an estimated 350 people worldwide every week, making it the world's most popular factual television programme, and generates huge profits for BBC Worldwide, the Corporation's commercial wing.
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bang goes the one program I watch http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-31824040
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This brings to mind the image of a guy sitting on a branch cutting through the wood with a saw. The problem is he's sawing a point between him and a tree. Without JC this producer will be out of work.
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It's long since been entertaining, used to watch it but this year is as bad as last year.  They don't even make an attempt other than one or two in the whole series of showing every day cars, unless its a sports/super car forget watching.
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They don't even make an attempt other than one or two in the whole series of showing every day cars

Good. What's the point of that? If I was interested in an every day cars i'd go to a dealership and get a test drive
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Quality viewing..... period.
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I'm with OldJim.  It's the only BBC programme I watch.  I've really enjoyed this series.
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as a fan of this excellent program, which i will say has a worldwide audience , Clarkson says what he means rather than some of the politically correct brigade , and as should be allowed to say what he thinks is the truth .
its his decision and should not  be  worried , what ever happen to free speech ! 
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Oh dear, looks like another good presenter caught by the PC brigade Sad
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To be a little fair - if he actually did punch the producer as has been suggested then he is definitely for the high jump
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@rongtu but JC has smacked the producer one lol
In true TG fashion what they should do is scrap the lap in the Reasonably priced car and instead guests do three rounds with JC. Starting with that prat of a producer who went running to the teacher "please sir he hit me"  Cheesy
That would beat the Cameron Milliband debate in the ratings lol
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Already over 70,000 signatures to reinstate him, since this afternoon.
https://www.change.org/p/bbc-reinstate-jeremy-clarkson
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Spot on rongtw.
If his quotes were uttered by a media pundit, say, or an academic or other 'worthy', there might be some cause for concern.
Clarkson, though, in his newspaper columns, his books, and his TV appearances, is essentially an entertainer, and if the BBC voluntarily, or under pressure, drop him - then I fear for the kind of society we're heading for.
If he is temporarily suspended for punching someone, fair enough.
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Whatever you think of Clarkson if he goes then so does the program.
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He's an idiot for doing what he's done (whether it's hitting the producer or whatever), but, at the end of the day he's human, if we all lived sterile, non-violent, censored lives, then we'd probably all die of boredom...
No clarkson, no TG, he pretty much brought it back after old TG was scrapped, and he brought in an ex radio DJ (Hammond) and some fat bloke (Jason Dawe(??)) to help, then the fat bloke got scrapped and then May came in to replace him, I don't think May and Hammond could carry TG on really... Undecided