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Gogglebox’s ‘axed’ family make epic return after insisting they skipped series because ‘not enough cameras to go around’

GOGGLEBOX'S Baggs family have made an epic return to the show, after being "axed" back in March.

The foursome previously revealed they were dropped from the Channel 4 show because there "weren't enough cameras to go around".

But last night they made a triumphant return to the it series, much to the delight of viewers.

One fan tweeted: "The Baggs are back on Gogglebox. Yes!"

While this one said: "Oh my god the Baggs family!!!! Never been so happy to see them again after being obsessed with them on Tik Tok!"

This viewer was thrilled: "So happy to see the Baggs family back! Well done Gogglebox!"

The family - who hail from Essex - is made up for Mum Lisa, dad Terry and their sons George and Joe.

When they were axed back in March, it was reported that producers had got rid of the newcomers after viewer backlash, with fans struggling to warm to them.

But the family furiously denied this on social media - insisting that they are actually skipping a series due to restrictions with filming during the coronavirus pandemic.

Taking to Instagram at the time, matriarch Lisa shared a screenshot of the original report and wrote: "I can categorically say this is a total LIE!

"Due to Covid restrictions we are unable to film the current series. Channel 4 have been wonderful to work with and we hope to be back one day soon."

Oldest son Joe backed this on his own page - adding that producers had reassured them all new families get criticised online in their first series.

He insisted: "Frustrating to address this but we weren't dropped.

"Due to the lockdown there aren't enough cameras to go around to the entire cast, and therefore we decided as a family to take a series off.

"Of course there was criticism about us, the producers said this happens to all new families so it's not uncommon and not a reason people get cut from the show."

An insider had previously told the Daily Star: "The Baggs family are out of the show and won’t be appearing anymore.

"They only lasted one series. It was short and sweet."

Lisa's husband Terry, and son George also featured on the show, with George sharing his brother's post to his own story and adding: "Don't believe everything you read."

During lockdown, Gogglebox worked hard to get around restrictions surrounding lockdown rules to get the episodes= on air with minimal disruption.

Stars that don't live together now have to social distance during filming, and when that isn't possible they either move in together or are replaced.

For example, Lee's caravan is not big enough to allow for social distancing - so best friend Jenny moves in with him for the duration of filming.

Gogglebox’s Jenny surprises Lee at the caravan as they go back into lockdown together to film new series

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