Farewell then, Jeremy Paxman. The veteran broadcaster bows out of Newsnight tonight. Mr S has compiled his favourite Paxo moments:
The infamous Michael Howard interview is foremost in the extensive genre of politicians not answering the question:
Chloe Smith, who was a high-flying Tory Minister at the time, never recovered from this encounter with Paxo in 2012:
It’s no surprise that David Cameron has refused to do a head-to-head on Newsnight since becoming Prime Minister: look at what Paxman did to Blair:
And John Bolton:
And Russell Brand:
And Conrad Black:
And George Galloway:
And student protesters:
And his old mucker Boris Johnson:
As a final humiliation, Paxman will tonight ride off into the sunset on a tandem bicycle with the Mayor of London.
Gone but not forgotten. Katz 1, Newsnight 0.