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Old February 12 2014, 07:38 PM   #16
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Re: New Top Gear

Looking at Netflix it looks like they have two seasons a year up until about 2011, then they start to get dragged out.
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Old February 12 2014, 08:52 PM   #17
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Anyone know why the seasons keep getting smaller? Don't people in the UK watch anymore?
Also 6 episodes is fairly common for a season in the UK. As they can be as low as 3 (Sherlock) or 13+1 (DW)
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Old February 13 2014, 11:45 AM   #18
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Looking at Netflix it looks like they have two seasons a year up until about 2011, then they start to get dragged out.

I think the Olympics was the cause of there not being much Top Gear throughout 2012. Something to do with production staff being utilized for that.
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Old February 13 2014, 06:11 PM   #19
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Looking at Netflix it looks like they have two seasons a year up until about 2011, then they start to get dragged out.

I think the Olympics was the cause of there not being much Top Gear throughout 2012. Something to do with production staff being utilized for that.
Exactly. Then there were two series as usual in 2013.
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Old March 3 2014, 05:10 PM   #20
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The show yesterday was a bit lame. Jeremy and James were looking really old.
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Old March 3 2014, 05:30 PM   #21
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The cycling thing was as unfunny as could have been expected from Top Gear, but the rest of the show was just fine imo.

And next week sounds like fun.
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Old March 3 2014, 06:54 PM   #22
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I liked this week's ep. And while it seems most people prefer the McLaren P1, I totally love the Porsche 918... that thing is just amazing.
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Old April 13 2014, 11:45 PM   #23
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What the hell, 7 episodes and gone! Where the hell is Top Gear?! I need my fix!
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Old April 13 2014, 11:51 PM   #24
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Ask Dave
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Old April 14 2014, 06:13 AM   #25
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TG always does short seasons, that's nothing new.
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Old April 14 2014, 07:43 AM   #26
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the length of Top Gear seasons aren't short by UK standards.
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Old April 14 2014, 03:20 PM   #27
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I swear the seasons feel shorter each year. This year felt like 4 episodes and the "Christmas" Special.
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Old April 14 2014, 07:24 PM   #28
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I suspect that's because you were enjoying the episodes, so they seemed to fly past.
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