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Mike Rowe

My Week From Hell

11/22/2011 12:30 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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"Dirty Jobs" star Mike Rowe calls in and tells us that not only is he getting sued by a prison inmate named over his name -- he also got boycotted this week! Mike tells us his plan to deal with the funniest lawsuit we've seen in a while.

Plus, Newt Gingrich is catching heat for saying he wants to put underprivileged preteens to work as janitors -- but is he a victim of media spin?

Harv takes a passionate stand ... for the band Heart -- claiming they're one of the greatest groups ever ... until the "Dean of American Rock Music Critics" Robert Christgau gets to him.

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(4:25) Gingrich's plan for poor kids to be janitors at schools is totally twisted by the media -- so it's time to set the record straight.
(9:30) Harvey and Charles argue about what Newt said.
(12:10) Who has better work ethic -- rich or poor people?
(16:30) Sweet, sweet radishes.
(18:20) "Dirty Jobs" star Mike Rowe is sued by another Mike Rowe -- then sends us the greatest statement ever. 
(24:45) Jason calls these ridiculous lawsuits an "epidemic" -- from corporations to celebrities.
(31:00) Harvey -- an aficionado on the Manson murders -- explains how the killings shut down L.A.
(33:01) Mike Rowe is on the phone! He explains how the lawsuit isn't the only bad thing that's happened to him this week.
(35:10) Hilarious -- Mike has a plan to keep all the other Mike Rowes from suing him.
(43:00) The argument of the day -- Harvey thinks the band Heart is one of the greatest of ALL TIME.

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