Talk:Jim Bowen

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Removal of 'smacked out of his head' comment[edit]

I'm not sure of the exact wiki policy to quote but this just looks wrong in an encyclopaedia.

I've also added a {{Fact}} to the claim that his Gable House is named after Clark Gable and not so called just because it's a gable house. Andy 13:24, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

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This article was automatically assessed because at least one article was rated and this bot brought all the other ratings up to at least that level. BetacommandBot 17:10, 27 August 2007 (UTC)

Photo[edit]

Can we get a photo of the man himself here please?

Thanks 172.201.84.154 16:22, 11 September 2007 (UTC)

Unsourced material[edit]

The following is unsourced information:

  • His wife's maiden name was Owen. For his stage name, he took Owen and added the B from the first letter of his middle name (Bowen).
  • Jim was the original choice to present the quiz show SUDO-Q but turned it down due to commitments with his You Can't Beat a Bit of Bully show.

While this is interesting, we can't use it unless you provide a source. Also, none of this is really trivia, as trivia by its definition is "unimportant information" - it therefore shouldn't be in a trivia section but instead the information should be incorporated into the main article. - Tbsdy lives (talk) 10:53, 19 September 2008 (UTC)

Copyright violation[edit]

Large parts of this article appear to have been lifted directly from the biography given at http://www.jimbowen.tv/biography.php - I have blanked these sections. This article needs totally rewritten. Chris Cunningham (not at work) - talk 18:21, 28 March 2009 (UTC)