Entertainment BBC Top Gear "reboot" thread

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  1. RenchFries

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    Anyone watched the first episode?

    I haven't been able yet because they don't air it over here and I don't have fast internet to download it.

    Tell me how horrible it was.

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    Twitter said it was garbage
     
  4. John Mahlin

    John Mahlin These go to eleven Gold

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    Will not watch, it's not about the cars, it's about Clarkson, May and the little guy.
     
  5. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen Seek truth, not confirmation of your opinions VIP

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    I wasn't a big fan of the original, except the celbs driving around the track. I like car shows, just more serious ones.
     
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    I like some of the individual pieces, I just don't see how they're going to build up any sort of rapport with each other, without shorting someone's on-screen time.
     
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    I'm a car guy and loved British Top Gear but never liked the American version, it kinda of sucks.

    I think it comes down to the hosts. The british hosts are funny and all worked great together
     
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    I like Matt Deblanc ( don't care how it is spelled). He used to have a great show call the the 5 greatest things. He would talk to top people in the motorsports world and ask them what their top 5 greatest things they like about their sport. Haven't watched this new topgear yet.
     
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    I'll give it a shot and watch it when I get some free time...It sounds so bad you have to see it for yourself. Loved the original TG the 3 stooges were the best car hosts ever. Matt leblanc is an overrated actor, chris harris is an overrated car host/reviewer. Chris evans I just wanna punch in the face, and the rest suck.
     
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    this...just dl'd it. Will watch to see what's up. I'm really digging this season of the USA version, so these soggy twats can fuck right off if it's not up to snuff. :no:
     
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    the extra gear thing on bbc3 was really good because chris harris is actually entertaining and is a great driver

    the main show sucked balls as expected
     
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    It's VERY easy to tear this episode apart for not being the old show.

    I was surprised they just kinda started where they left off... same chairs and desk from before, same list of fastest cars around the lap!

    The 'witty' Reliant review Matt Leblanc did was cringy... I imagined Clarkson saying those things and thought it would be funny... but Leblanc's read was just stupid.

    It seemed the host dosn't really know anything about cars... I really wanted SOMEONE to jump in and say "YES, if you turn your heat on while the car is overheating it WILL help a bit"... but nope, the guest is just trailing off hoping someone will confirm his suspicions... nope MOVE ON

    The rally-car instead of the reasonably priced car was a neat change.
     
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    Oh good, a black and a woman.
     
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    I'll watch it but it isn't Top Gear anymore. They should have changed the name.

    I've watched the American version. It sucks but I watch it and wish I could punch the producers. So many dumb challenges etc.
     
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    Let's see, we got a queer, a woman, a black, a jew, some sort of Arab-looking fellow, and a goofy white guy (preferably American). Ok, this series has completed the PC checklist and is now deemed suitable by the authorities for public viewing
     
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    With reluctance I will watch.
     
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    This one was funny when Tanner lapped James May in a rally cross race:


     
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    Not watching :fil:
     
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    James May is awesome.
     
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