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Old 28-01-2012, 02:37
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Anyone know if there are any plans to replace CJ on Eggheads? Will they just carry on without him or replace him via another series of Are You An Egghead?
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Old 28-01-2012, 13:25
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One insufferable ego down. Six more to go.

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Old 28-01-2012, 13:34
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Thank goodness for that. I may now watch the show. His attitude really used to do my head in.
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Old 28-01-2012, 14:29
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Daphne next? Fingers crossed.
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Old 28-01-2012, 14:31
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Actually he made Eggheads the show it is with his Jonathan Miller like I'm more intelligent than you attitude.
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Old 28-01-2012, 17:05
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Actually he made Eggheads the show it is with his Jonathan Miller like I'm more intelligent than you attitude.
Thing is I don't think he pulled that off at all. I think he was aiming for 'eccentric' and 'I love to hate him' but in the end he was irritating and boring - and he looked bored too.

You can tell that even Jeremy Vine was annoyed by him sometimes. I was too often like 'Oh, put your face straight. You're getting thousand in licence payers' for this; something you do as a hobby".

Apparently he's really nice in real life and it was a shame he didn't show his real life personality.
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Old 28-01-2012, 17:12
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Thing is I don't think he pulled that off at all. I think he was aiming for 'eccentric' and 'I love to hate him' but in the end he was irritating and boring - and he looked bored too.

You can tell that even Jeremy Vine was annoyed by him sometimes. I was too often like 'Oh, put your face straight. You're getting thousand in licence payers' for this; something you do as a hobby".

Apparently he's really nice in real life and it was a shame he didn't show his real life personality.
It was probably an act. However, he made Eggheads and it is a consistent success for BBC Two.
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Old 28-01-2012, 17:15
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Like him or not, He will be hard to replace.
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Old 28-01-2012, 17:41
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so for someone in the dark.. not watched this show in ages.. why has he left????
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Old 28-01-2012, 17:52
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so for someone in the dark.. not watched this show in ages.. why has he left????
To act apparently.
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Old 28-01-2012, 18:59
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he was cardboard on the program
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Old 28-01-2012, 19:14
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They should do another series of Are You An Egghead?
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Old 28-01-2012, 19:34
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Barry is OK
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Old 28-01-2012, 21:00
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Not surprised he was losing his egghead status a bit lately as the contestant kept beating him
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Old 28-01-2012, 21:37
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Erm...............yes. Alright. I'll concede you Barry.
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Old 28-01-2012, 22:17
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Erm...............yes. Alright. I'll concede you Barry.
but the general premise is correct - I can't stand the show - and the eggheads get easier questions.
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Old 28-01-2012, 22:33
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Haven't really watched the show for an age, so was suprised that CJ has left... I used to enjoy him being a complete arse.... does he have a new 'gig' then?
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Old 28-01-2012, 22:41
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He wants to spend more time with his acting.
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Old 28-01-2012, 22:52
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He wants to spend more time with his acting.
What acting? The arse? (Doh' I did read that after I posted)

I'll expect him to turn up in Emmerdale as Marlon's long lost brother soon then.
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Old 28-01-2012, 23:14
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Does anyone remember him on the Channel4 decision making panel show Without Prejudice?

I loved that programme, shame it was short-lived.
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Old 28-01-2012, 23:25
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Not surprised he was losing his egghead status a bit lately as the contestant kept beating him
He's not as bad as Judith. She must lose as twice as much as she wins, and even when she does win half her answers are guesses.
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Old 28-01-2012, 23:32
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He wants to spend more time with his acting.
I like him best when he used to play keyboard for Sparks.



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Old 30-01-2012, 01:21
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I reckon he'll be on I'm A Strictly Celebrity On Ice next year.
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Old 30-01-2012, 10:17
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Does anyone remember him on the Channel4 decision making panel show Without Prejudice?

I loved that programme, shame it was short-lived.
Yes remember that show and agree that is was a good one
Was always funny when they gave the money to the wrong
person who wasted it by buying a new watch/handbag etc.
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Old 30-01-2012, 12:23
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C.J. will be missed. Whilst Kevin,Daphne,Pat and Barry are formidable-particularly Kevin- C.J,being the youngest,knew a lot about modern culture and music. He should be replaced by someone of about his own age-if someone in that age group can be found!
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