Paxman’s Final “Newsnight” Had Some Wonderfully Baffling Moments

This includes cycling on a tandem with Boris Johnson.

1. Jeremy Paxman’s last Newsnight included this absolutely daft interview with London Mayor Boris Johnson.

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2. This assignment didn’t bother Jeremy at all.

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3. See? He’s absolutely thrilled with all of this.

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4. But at least we got to hear Boris making insightful points.

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5. Other highlights? Well this comment about Ed Miliband.

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6. He also did this six second interview.

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Michael Howard! He’s the guy Paxman kept asking, “Did you threaten to overrule him?”, which was one of the most memorable Newsnight moments ever.

7. And his last moment included him doing the weather forecast.

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So long Paxman. There will never be anyone else like you.

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