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His dysfunctional employees, on the other hand, can't wait to get the party started, but when they discover they're about to be given the boot by their miserable master they set out to find a way to survive.
But it was Dragons' Den diva Deborah Meaden, along with partner Robin Windsor, who was given the boot after failing to impress judges Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood with her Viennese Waltz to It's a Man's World by James Brown.
Two bakers were also given the boot, which is a shame as binned Sarah-Jane made this BBC2 show compelling viewing.
But as the final whistle rang out large sections of Villa Park started chanting for McLeish to be given the boot.
Bruce, given the boot 11 matches into the season, insisted it was his Tyneside roots which got him the bullet at Sunderland.
Labour MP John Robertson called on Ofgem chairman Lord Mogg to rein in the energy giants or be given the boot after it was revealed he earns more than pounds 200,000 a year for three-and-a-halfdays a week.
Summary: Anthea Turner has become the latest celebrity to be shown the Kitchen door after hubby Grant Bovey was given the boot earlier this week.
In it, Adrian Chiles gets up close and personal with whichever of the contestants has failed to cut the mustard and been given the boot by Alan Sugar.
TOP flight football officially went mad yesterday as not one, but two bosses were given the boot in a few hours.
Keisha lined up against Cleo, the only other non-white performer, in Sunday's sing-off and Cleo, who had been 8-1 fifth favourite to go, was reluctantly given the boot by Andrew Lloyd Webber, who did not try to hide his dismay at the audience verdict.
Whenever any of his ministers or spin doctors were the ones making the headlines for all the wrong reasons, they were swiftly given the boot.
Schools are to ban footwear which has already been given the boot by Manchester United.