Friday's 'Have I Got News For You' saw the presenter mercilessly ribbed over the infamous "fracas" and resulting furor, which led to his contract at the Beeb not being renewed.
But now the 57-year-old has intrigued his fans, by tweeting: "Dawn. On a very special day."
Dawn. On a very special day pic.twitter.com/CTjhG6wt52— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) October 7, 2015
Twitter immediately seized upon the message, and began deliberating over what it might mean.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, there's an early front runner among the theories.
@JeremyClarkson 1st day of filming ?— Tim Harding (@timhardinguk) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson First day of filming? Please tell me this is so!!!— Jane M (@ridesandskis) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson Filming begins?...— Craig Stanley (@executiverocker) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson Oooh, where are you? Please let it be a “New Show” Special!!!— Attila Rozgonyi (@attilarozgonyi) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson first day of shooting for a new series with the coolest tv hosts ever?— ender (@darkmatter556) October 7, 2015
But there were other suggestions...
@JeremyClarkson Gotta love bin day.— Phil Underhill (@Underphil) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson wedding anniversary?— fred (@CraftMotorcycle) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson Aww thanks, remembered my birthday. Even if it's a few months late. But still 😊😊— David Fryer (@Baron_Fraggle) October 7, 2015
@JeremyClarkson The first day of your compulsory anger management course? The end of your community service? Ankle tag coming off?— Mike Bygrave (@VoodooMike) October 7, 2015
But it seems we'll have to wait to find out...