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Old March 11 2013, 09:41 AM   #16
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Re: Top Gear series 19

They're apparently filming an episode in New Zealand where they've requested the closing off of a large beach north of Auckland.

I spoke to someone I know who works on the series and apparently everyone's pissed the news got out...
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Old March 11 2013, 10:57 PM   #17
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I've been souring on Top Gear for some time now, mostly because of Clarkson being such an asshole on and off the camera, but I have to admit, that Nile special was pretty fucking epic, I enjoyed it a lot.
I really enjoyed it. I think they've maybe pulled it back a little in the last couple of seasons, been a little less 'in your face' and 'smug'. It's made for a better show.
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Old March 13 2013, 07:54 AM   #18
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http://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/8421...ine-in-NZ-race

^ Contains spoilers.
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Old March 13 2013, 02:24 PM   #19
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I greatly enjoyed the Nile special, it was a proper epic adventure and they didn't overdo the scripted wackiness.

Not much else in this series has stood out for me, though. The US road trip was decent I guess?
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Old March 13 2013, 06:20 PM   #20
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I greatly enjoyed the Nile special, it was a proper epic adventure and they didn't overdo the scripted wackiness.

Not much else in this series has stood out for me, though. The US road trip was decent I guess?
Pretty much - nothing outstanding for me so far but the Nile special, though I really did enjoy the Damian Lewis lap. Solid but not thrilling.
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Old June 4 2013, 09:54 PM   #21
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Thread resurrection... I've only seen a handful of Top Gear episodes, but now that I have Netflix streaming, I plan of watching them all through the summer. They don't have Series (season) 1 available, but I've finished 2 and am half way through series 3. Awesome stuff, but it sounds like it goes downhill in the later series.
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Old June 4 2013, 10:40 PM   #22
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It's still damn good. Wait till you reach the episode where they road trip from Miami to New Orleans.

Question, how many episodes were there this season? seems like the Nile special was it for BBC America. There may have been one after it, but it seemed like an incredibly short season.
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Old June 4 2013, 10:52 PM   #23
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It's still damn good. Wait till you reach the episode where they road trip from Miami to New Orleans.

Question, how many episodes were there this season? seems like the Nile special was it for BBC America. There may have been one after it, but it seemed like an incredibly short season.
From one of the posts under the link Lonemagpie provided
well, this was a disappointment.. I'm not the kind of person to spend my days ranting about stuff on the internet, but in this case I'll make an exception... It seems the show is getting shorter and shorter: 5 real episodes, 2 specials and one "Best Of"...
As far as Series 1 never being shown on BBCA, I wonder if they just don't want to pay Jason Dawes royalties.

They were doing earlier series' for a while last year & went all the way back to S2 and then that was it.
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Old June 4 2013, 11:08 PM   #24
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Speaking of Top Gear, series 20 starts on June 30th on BBC2...
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Old June 5 2013, 12:36 AM   #25
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Which means that Dave will have a few more episodes to add to the endless re-runs of Top Gear.
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Old June 5 2013, 02:50 AM   #26
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Speaking of Top Gear, series 20 starts on June 30th on BBC2...
Really?

Fuck. I was expecting to have to wait a year again.
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Old June 5 2013, 08:46 AM   #27
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It's still damn good. Wait till you reach the episode where they road trip from Miami to New Orleans.

Question, how many episodes were there this season? seems like the Nile special was it for BBC America. There may have been one after it, but it seemed like an incredibly short season.
From one of the posts under the link Lonemagpie provided
well, this was a disappointment.. I'm not the kind of person to spend my days ranting about stuff on the internet, but in this case I'll make an exception... It seems the show is getting shorter and shorter: 5 real episodes, 2 specials and one "Best Of"...
As far as Series 1 never being shown on BBCA, I wonder if they just don't want to pay Jason Dawes royalties.

They were doing earlier series' for a while last year & went all the way back to S2 and then that was it.

Just for the record regarding number of episodes per season.

S19: 7
S18: 8 (+2 speicals 50 years of Band cars plus a Children in Need So really 7 episodes)

S17: 6
S16: 7
S15: 6
S14: 6

In the earlier seasons it was longer but for the several seasons it's beena round 6 to 7 episodes.
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