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Old August 20 2010, 03:03 PM   #736
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Re: Top Gear New Series

It's not just that.

They're trying way too hard. The one guy even tried to pull a "Clarkson" and failed miserably.
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Old August 20 2010, 06:16 PM   #737
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^ Yeah. I get the impression they're trying too hard.
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Old August 20 2010, 06:38 PM   #738
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They're missing the 'class' factor. The reason everything works so well in Top Gear is because there is a general reverence towards motoring, even when they're tossing a Reliant Robin around or racing airport utility vehicles. This might be a decent bit if it didn't make the show look like a toned down Jackass based around cars.
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Old August 20 2010, 07:24 PM   #739
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It kind of gives the impression of what Top Gear would be like if it was presented by three Richard Hammonds.
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Old August 20 2010, 07:58 PM   #740
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^ Three Richard Hammonds with their wit surgically removed.
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Old August 21 2010, 12:40 AM   #741
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^ Three Richard Hammonds with their wit surgically removed.
That's three Richard Hammonds then.






Yeah, Hamster's my least favourite.
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Old August 21 2010, 06:06 AM   #742
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^ I'm the opposite, he's my favourite. Clarkson is probably my least favourite.
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Old August 21 2010, 07:01 AM   #743
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I personally really like Hammond, however I do think he's the least funny of the three.
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Old August 21 2010, 11:39 AM   #744
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I will give Top Gear US a shot when it airs. But it will not be as awesome as the original.
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Old August 24 2010, 11:12 AM   #745
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Someone on another board I go on has posted that BBC America will show top gear with out cutting the usual bits out, but some of the music may have to change for copy-write reasons.
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Old August 24 2010, 03:15 PM   #746
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They'll probably have to use hour-and-a-half time segments then, right? I can't imagine they'd nix the commercials.

The other option would but to air it on PBS. (Which I think they should do anyway.) I think the audience potential would be larger.
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Old August 24 2010, 08:51 PM   #747
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They change much of the music come the dvd releases anyway, so that doesn't surprise me. As for Top Gear USA, can I ask why two of them have to wear the same shirt? Are they a couple or something? Let us know how to goes will you, I've just started watching Top Gear Aussie edition, which isn't great but looks to be okay so far, not as funny but they seem to know what they're talking about a bit more than thouse three did.
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Old August 24 2010, 11:57 PM   #748
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They'll probably have to use hour-and-a-half time segments then, right? I can't imagine they'd nix the commercials.

The other option would but to air it on PBS. (Which I think they should do anyway.) I think the audience potential would be larger.
The person on the other board said there would be ads so would that be a 1.15 time slot?
http://bbcamerica.com/shows/topgear/...-episode-1.jsp
You might not get the Senna tribute, because F1 wanted that much money for it that they had to take it out of the BBC2 repeat and people in OZ did not get to see it at all.
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Old October 19 2010, 11:49 PM   #749
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Watching BBCA's first run of episode 360, where they build motor homes.

My question is, how can they let these goofballs drive those wrecks on public roads, in traffic?

Clarkson's leaning tower eventually tips over due to wind, sitting still.
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Old October 20 2010, 12:03 AM   #750
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I have heard there will be a Christmas special and then the next series will start in 2011.
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