The show received over 300 complaints when Clarkson made a joke regarding being able to see sexy lingerie beneath a Muslim woman's burka. The joke was branded 'distasteful' and 'offensive to Muslims'.
The show received a further 5,000 complaints following the presenters' dressing up in Burkas for their Middle East special. The Daily Mail reported that Muslims felt the act 'mocked their religion'. The show also received complaints from the episode, regarding Clarkson and Hammond's mocking of James May's head injury.
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