Top Gear, one of the most popular television shows in the world, showcases a variety of motor vehicles, and pretty much anything else that goes fast. The sometimes controversial show is presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.
During a special episode, which was filmed in Burma and aired in March, the show's hosts were standing on the River Kwai when...well...see for yourself:
The moment was subtle, but it did garner complaints. Following the incident, the show's producers and hosts apologized. Here was part of the executive producer's statement:
"When we used the word ‘slope’ in the recent Top Gear Burma Special it was a light-hearted word play joke referencing both the build quality of the bridge and the local Asian man who was crossing it. ...More