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NNN Top Gear- 8pm last in series. Last with current line up? Discuss....


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#61 OFFLINE   overrun

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 08:51 PM

I'm finding it very boring. Very laboured.


Was alright 'til this tedious challenge.

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 08:54 PM

And I want that pressure washer.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 08:56 PM

I'm quite liking it. 6/10 on this challenge for me.

Might be just the old, high mileage cars though.
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:01 PM

My daily has done 180K, thank you Top Gear, for until now I did not know this was possible.
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:02 PM

Well, I have to say I thought that was pretty good. 8/10 from me.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:02 PM

Gotta be honest I quite liked it. Not quite got the chemistry of Clarkson, Hammond and May, but it's early days

Infinitely more watchable now Evans is out
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:06 PM

Bit boring ending.

However the ending speech was very AutoShite!
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:10 PM

I had no idea there was a new series on.

 

I watched Unstoppable with Denzil Washington and now Im watching SS-GB.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:14 PM

It certainly didn't offend, and some filming was very beautiful, but the scripting still needs serious work. On the one hand, it's nice not to have the pitiful bully-boy 'comedy' of Clarkson, but it just wasn't entertaining enough. Perhaps 'a bit meh' is better than 'gawd I'm turning it off,' but I have no real desire to watch the next episode. Last night, I watched Mighty Car Mods 'Kei to the City' film, which is also an hour. I enjoyed that hour a lot more.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:16 PM

Well unstoppable is great. It has capt. Kirk. How could it fail!

This TG better than the last, but still needs to find its own identity.
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:17 PM

It certainly didn't offend, and some filming was very beautiful, but the scripting still needs serious work. On the one hand, it's nice not to have the pitiful bully-boy 'comedy' of Clarkson, but it just wasn't entertaining enough. Perhaps 'a bit meh' is better than 'gawd I'm turning it off,' but I have no real desire to watch the next episode. Last night, I watched Mighty Car Mods 'Kei to the City' film, which is also an hour. I enjoyed that hour a lot more.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:19 PM

How entertaining can you make a challenge in bloody Kastratstan?

The place reminded me of Charles De Gaulle Airport at 9:30 pm.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:20 PM

I like the Berlin cab on export plates bit, though.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:29 PM

If this is the foundation upon which a new style of Top Gear will be formed, it's strong and reassuring. I enjoyed that hour of car muppetry and await more eagerly.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:44 PM

Deary me, there is no pleasing some folks. Wanted rid of Evans as he ruined the show, and tonight proved that he did. I thought, given that the three of them were unused to that studio format, they did very well, they will get better. The chemistry between them has potential, the new car is a great idea and back to the old track, necessary. Siarpc was better though I felt Mr McAvoy was underused/questioned as he is an interesting person and was wasted.

 

All in all, I felt it was a solid 8/10 with room for improvement and signs that it will. The Grand Tour mob will be worried all the way to the bank :)


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:46 PM

I liked it I thought it was good.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 09:54 PM

Definitely an improvement over the last series and will certainly improve as the weeks progress, I'm looking forward to next week already.
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:13 PM

I like it much better then the old new top gear (evans) as well as the grand tour, 7/10.



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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:15 PM

I quite liked it tbh, even amy chuckled 3 times. The challenge was ok, Chris Harris saying about the only fault being the dipped beam out made me laugh. Studio bits were shite though, and I did the ironing during the ferrari bit so didn't pay it as much attention.

Will watch again, mainly because it's about the only thing I watch on TV. Well behind on the grand tour, need to hit pirate Bay and catch up, maybe...

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:34 PM

I am sure the Withnail and I bit he was complaining about with a Nissan Sunny in was actually a Nissan Cherry, other than that I quite liked it. Sure the scripted studio stuff was a bit stale but Matt the blank is obviously quite a funny guy IRL and was good on film.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:40 PM

I liked that, and now want a 5-cylinder Volvo.


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:48 PM

I watched it, much better than the evans ruined one which I only could stomach one episode of.
The guest segment was terrible though and perhaps the main reason they chose evans originally was his interviewing back ground? Still having watched all of the Grand Tours you can't beat Clarko, Faggy and porche fanboy, their chemistry and idiocy which has amused me for years. I didn't realise how much I'd missed them until they came back!

I mustardmit Robot Wars was better despite "oil do ene teevee" Dara O'brenus trying to ruin it.
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:52 PM

Fucking shite
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 10:58 PM

I liked that, and now want a 5-cylinder Volvo.

 

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 11:19 PM

I liked that, and now want a 5-cylinder Volvo.


Actually made me really want a tired, old and high mileage Merc E-class!
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 11:23 PM

I'm watching it at the moment, it's better than the last series but that's like saying chopping your finger off is better than chopping your dick off.

I hate all the needless crashing too but like most people it seems i really fancy a 5 Cylinder V70 now!
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Posted 05 March 2017 - 11:39 PM

but that's like saying chopping your finger off is better than chopping your dick off


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 11:49 PM

You have eight fingers.

no thats just east anglia


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Posted 05 March 2017 - 11:50 PM

I hate all the needless crashing too but like most people it seems i really fancy a 5 Cylinder V70 now!

 

I thought the pushing and shoving thing was a bit much too but I totally believe Harris full on smashing into the Merc was unintended. I started looking at V70's afterwards too...


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Posted 06 March 2017 - 12:09 AM

Having gotten board of "Old" Top Gear, and finding the 'new' Top Gear of last year good. This was great! (Being my age and knowing that TG existed long before the 'Clarkson Era', it feels weird saying 'old & new')

That was fantastic! Harris, Reid & Joey seem to have a good chemistry between them and it felt much less scripted than before.The fact that they actually told you why Harris painted the V70 like that is a massive plus in my eyes over TG of old (They'd have gone for the "LOL OAP's drive this LOL" or something along them lines) and how the same gag was't repeated over and over in the same was as before, which was often the cars being bashed into each other. 

 

9/10 will watch again. 

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