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Music To Watch The Crash Go By

by | 26th, September 2006

THE good news is that a cheque for £250 is on its way to Richard Hammond.

TV outtake shows pay good money for videos of bloopers and burps, and it’s good to know that something positive can come of the Top Gear presenter’s accident.

Richard’s crash will slot in neatly between shots of grandma getting her wig caught in an electric saw and a drunk wedding guest falling hard and hilariously on his spine as he break dances to The Lady In Red.

And do not doubt that Richard’s crash will be shown on the magic box. As the Star’s front page says “SHOW MY CRASH ON TV” it’s the injured party’s wish.

Indeed, keen news followers will hear echoes of another TV presenter’s tragic mishap. And we recall the Star’s headline in honour of Steve Irwin. It went: “Show my death on TV.”

Richard is not dead. But he still wants the world to see him almost achieve a death like state as he hurtles along at 300mph in a jet-propelled car.

And it’s hard to deny that we would want to see it. Hammond’s survival makes the crash palatable. And, in truth, who doesn’t watch any kind of car racing without wondering when

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