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Jeremy once claimed that Richard was born to be on TV. After a rapid climb through hospital radio and cable TV he landed his big break on BBC Two for Top Gear. The rest is history. At one point, it was possible to turn on your TV and see Richard on every channel at any time of day. Phew. Anyway, it's obvious women the world over adore him - something about his puppy dog eyes, and wanting to protect him from the nasty Mr Clarkson. Richard has not had his teeth whitened.