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by | 15th, November 2005

‘TO most law-abiding types, the only guilty pleasure to be had from watching property shows is to see what other people’s houses look like.

The lights are on but no-one’s home

But to some, a show like Through the Keyhole operates like a niche shopping channel, showing the burglar at home what goods can be obtained from breaking into the bijou residence of a retired weathergirl or soap star.

The MTV programme Footballers’ Cribs works in a similar fashion. As the Mail explains, when Footballer Mark Fish allowed the MTV cameras into his £1.5million pad in Kent, he didn’t give much thought to who might be watching.

Fish and his fragrant wife Loui, a former lingerie mo-del, naturally, showed the enraptured millions their huge aquarium, basement dungeon, pinball machines and a classy Egyptian mummy sarcophagus which opens up to reveal a CD rack.

Now the cameras are back at chez Fish, where the owner is showing the Sun’s snapper

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