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Old 12-13-2016, 08:12 PM
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Interesting commentary.

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Old 12-14-2016, 10:27 AM
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^ Holy crap they mention my race track in that article. How random...

Then I'd get a real track and a well-known young driver to do the laptimes. It doesn't have to be Laguna Seca or Spa. It could be Carolina Motorsports Park.
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Old 12-14-2016, 11:10 PM
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I agree with everything that article said, heck I even mentioned the track and driver earlier in the thread. I doubt anything will change this season but perhaps in season 2 we might get some improvements.
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lol Episode is out. and just to say i cringed alot.
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Quiet day in the office expected, may try to squeeze in ep 4 & 5
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Old 12-18-2016, 10:52 PM
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Ep 5. I laughed a lot on that one.
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Old 12-19-2016, 08:26 AM
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I would say episode 5 might have been the second best episode of the season behind the first episode. That doesn't say a lot cause some area pretty bad but hey it is a step in the right direction.
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I think the problem they're having is legally they have to be different from Top Gear. So its causing them to force new segments
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Old 12-19-2016, 09:39 AM
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^ Maybe, but Ep 5 definitely had a TG feel to it. It's improving, they just need to drop the dead celebrity bit, IMO.
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Old 12-19-2016, 09:42 AM
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Agree. I honestly believe they will correct the show for season 2
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Old 12-19-2016, 10:01 AM
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The dead celebrity bit was funny for episode 1 and I could take it in 2. Now it just feels forced at this point though.
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Old 12-19-2016, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Joneill44 View Post
Agree. I honestly believe they will correct the show for season 2
The problem with that is that we still have 7 episodes left. I hope we don't have to wait that long for some of this stuff to be dropped.
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They are smart people, i am sure they could find some loop holes around the BBC celebrity thing.

Like if they can't invite celebrities, can the celebrities invite them to their home?
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Thought I'd chime in. So I'm a hardcore fan of TG and TGT, was looking forward to the show, since the end of TG. I like a LOT of what they've done. That said, they need to work on a few things. Their trips, don't feel like a trip. I like when you see almost everything happening, which is why even when their old specials sucked, they were still very interesting, like Patagonia. The new show, feels like an American show reality and less like a BBC documentary and I'll admit I really like the latter. Jeremy has also clearly been depressed, distracted, and just not very interesting. May has seriously been pulling more than his own weight with his little side segments. I know Jeremy got divorced, now moved back to his old estate, blew up the house and is building a new one. So I think he can improve a lot after he gets settled.

To summarize, I think it will get much better, they need to really pin down what made those old shows so damn fun to watch.
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Its only season 1, chemistry is still there for the most part. id give it more time. Even TG there were shows that werent great either.

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It would take some time for them to come up with ideas that would work since they can't use what worked because of BBC.
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Just saw Ep. 5. Do we need spoiler alert or can we discuss the newest ep. ?
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Originally Posted by oonowindoo View Post
Just saw Ep. 5. Do we need spoiler alert or can we discuss the newest ep. ?

Use the
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Old 12-20-2016, 05:08 PM
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How did you do that? #spoiler ?
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Originally Posted by oonowindoo View Post
How did you do that? #spoiler ?
[ spoiler] [ /spoiler]


without spaces
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Old 12-20-2016, 05:15 PM
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Thx neighbor
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Old 12-20-2016, 10:57 PM
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So where's the dang spoiler?
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:13 PM
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I got lazy after i learned how to tag spoiler
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Just watched episode 5 and I really liked it! Maybe it was the lack of the American in it.. Thry really need to get rid of the celebrity brain crash bit, it's getting a bit old..

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I thought the battleship with cars bit was freaking hilarious..



Loved the laps around the movie set! I'm sure they had a blast filming that
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i guess im not buying a 4C anymore...
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Yah they killed that car But the mini movie they made about 4C was cool.
On a related noted, they also thought M4 GTS was a POS
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That Spoiler tag is cool. Still doesn't help in email notifications though.
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Episode 6 was great.
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it is 9am here ... already?
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Ep. 6. Mixed bag. The GT40 piece was lovely.
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The GT40 piece was amazing but they really didn't do anything other than retell an already amazing story.

That said I still enjoyed said story immensely.

Also those door things on the Focus are actually quite brilliant lol
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I wasn't really paying attention when they talked about those. What purpose do they serve
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I wasn't really paying attention when they talked about those. What purpose do they serve
they help with door dings.
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OoO 2 episodes this week on friday and saturday, for a nambia special.


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I thought E6 was quite good. Very reminiscent of the "old days."
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Apparently Richard Hammond has made a gay joke on the show and now the internet is mad. Haven't watched episode 6 yet so don't know if that is the episode that it is refering too. Didn't want to watch to find anything out from it.

http://www.cnn.com/videos/entertainm...ur-orig-ak.cnn
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people need to grow a pair...
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Isn't that the truth....
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