When it was first shown in 2001, this episode galvanised press and public opinion. Chris Morris' satire challenged what he perceived as the hysterical way in which the media treated the issue of paedophilia.
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, who was tricked into taking part and wore a t-shirt with the slogan "Nonce Sense", subsequently claimed the makers of the programme had "serious taste problems" and took legal advice. He claimed the show would "probably now affect many celebrities' willingness to support public spirited causes in the future and it's not difficult to see why". See more
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