Final Top Gear to show Clarkson regenerating into Salman Rushdie

UNAIRED Top Gear footage will be edited to show Jeremy Clarkson regenerate as Sir Salman Rushdie. 

The Midnight’s Children author is thought to be perfect for the role because of his unparalleled experience in enraging foreigners and proven ability to flee. 

BBC producer Helen Archer said: “We’ve got a load of unused footage of Clarkson which we’ll cut into his final epic battle with political correctness, represented by a short Irishman. 

“After sustaining a fatal blow he’ll collapse, with a tearful Hammond shaking his lapels and saying ‘don’t go, don’t go’, before Jeremy’s face morphs into that of Sir Salman. 

“He’s perfect because the lefties love him, while the more reactionary 98 per cent of the audience has to stick up for him because of his fractious history with the Islamic world.

“Initially we’re keeping the same companions, James May and Richard Hammond, but losing the irritating romantic subtext of recent series.”

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You’ve been given your quarterly targets in work today and as usual, it’s ‘brush your teeth at least twice a week’.

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Virgo (23 AUG-22 SEP)
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