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Palin's Replacement? by justHerb on 1 December 2004 9:33pm
 
So what if Michael decides that he wants to stay home from now on? Who would be a good candidate to pick up where he left off?
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by Godfather on 2 December 2004 1:27am
 

Replace Michael. Never.

But if you push me, then :

David Blunkett

He'd get the visas sorted out quickly :)
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by alboreto on 2 December 2004 1:53pm
 
Eric Idle!

After all the pisstaking he's done, I think it should be him, lol.
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by Godfather on 2 December 2004 6:16pm
 

Palin's Son. Son of Palin. Of he who is called...Palin.

 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by cycletourist on 2 December 2004 10:22pm
 
Ian Wright (of Globe Trekker)? I can't help but think of him as a sort of Michael Palin "apprentice" when I watch a Globe Trekker featuring him.

Obviously, no one could actually replace Michael Palin, but I find Ian to be quite clever and amusing (and very well traveled, ... a real sport, too.) His travel observations contain a lot of the same things that I like about Michael's (e.g., mucking in with the locals).

I'd could even see them pairing up for a short trip together.

Chuck
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by Silvija on 2 December 2004 10:23pm
 
Whoever it may be, he/she must have a sense of humour! Vital.
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by Helen on 3 December 2004 1:20am
 
Rowan Atkinson.
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by Godfather on 3 December 2004 1:30am
 

Before that Globe Trekker series,Ian Wright was the resident presenter of Lonely Planet's excellent travel series. He was hilarious on that. A real down to earth character. The series suddenly stopped. Rowan Atkinson? I keep of thinking of that Barclay Card advert where he's in a market in Mauratania or something, and says to his friend "You have to know how to blend in with the locals.". He then says something in gibberish to the carpet seller,pretending to speak Tuareg, then gives up and says slowly in English - "HOW MUCH FOR THE RUG!!".

I tell you someone who comes to mind. Frank Skinner. Most people cant stand the bloke. But i think he's got a very keen wit and comedy that would go down well in a travel series. I dont know how interested in travelling he is though.
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by balamorayblue on 3 December 2004 2:49pm
 
I would like to humbly submit myself to replace Michael - good looks, humour, love of travel and ability to brave dhow boats, chinese trains, mosquitoes and japanese hotels...
 
Re: Palin's Replacement? by Godfather on 3 December 2004 3:53pm
 

I can imagine the "Palin replacement interview"

Interviewer : "Now look. If you really wanted to replace michael. You'd have to reaaaally like Michael and his series"

Hopefull : "I do"

Interviewer : "Oh yeah..(scoffing)...how much?"

Hopefull : "(Gulp)...a LOT!!"

Interviewer : "Alright. You're in"

 
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