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New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

So it appears that the new Top Gear team has as much an affinity for getting into trouble as the old team ...

http://www.theguardian.com/media/201...c-matt-leblanc
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Yes, posted the Beeb's article on them here:

Top Gear: 2013
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Old 14.03.2016, 21:16
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Chris Evans says he's mortified. Come on Chris, control freak that you are, don't deny you knew exactly what they planned to do.

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-35802386
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Oh dear! Not content to lumber us with Chris Evan is Top Gear we're now going to have an Extra Gear programme as well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-36148346
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

The old trio's new show is going to be called "The Grand Tour".

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-36267294

Perhaps it would have been better calling it "The 3 Goons in Cars Tour".
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

New Top Gear starting right now on UK TV, channel BBC-Two
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

yeah - not sure im liking it...
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

even worse than I expected

at least Joey and the guy with the glasses seem to enjoy it.
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Not very good was it?
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Old 29.05.2016, 23:54
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Well I liked it.

Matt LeBlanc, what's not to like?
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Not sure about Chris Evans but though Matt LeBlanc was pretty good. Chuckled when Sabine made the top gun pilot sick!
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Not very good was it?
No. But I'll probably keep watching for a while in the hope that they'll settle down. It was all a bit awkward and not sure of itself, and there wasn't really that much content.
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Well I liked it.

Matt LeBlanc, what's not to like?
er... Matt LeBlanc?

It was all a bit too much of a celebrity love-in.
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

I thought Mattard Le Hammond was pretty good.
Chrisemy Evanson creativity went as far as "what would TG be like if I made it like TGIF?" and "Hmmmm rallycross is fashionable - lets do that with celebrities"

The Nomad thing was the best segment - but even that was a little bit thin on the car stuff. And that Blackpool segment was garbage - I could have seen the old guys really going to town on the technical differences between the Willy and LR and adding car-ness to the show

It took May, Hammond and Clarkson a long time to build the chemistry and deliver effortless cocking about - Evans is trying to do that from day 1.

There was nothing done last night which I felt was done better that it was before.
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Matt was good, mini as a reasonably priced car was surprising (maybe some sponsorship behind it) didn't like the cross-rally thing

Chris Evans seems a nice guy but not the Alpha Male type, and a bit to over-hyped. he seemed to be on something, he was shouting for everything

Some of the text seemed a bit more scripted then the old one. Like the g-string comment.

I don't see the Chemistry Chris + Matt, if you look at them you would never think they would hang out together. But it may take a couple of seasons to develop. They should just not try to mirror the old trio and let them develop.
I wish the 5th Gear crew would get a Top-Gear budget they are also good.
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

Doesn't seem to have gone down that well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-36409946

But still, as pointed out it took a year for the previous Top Gear to get it right. So maybe they just need more time. Then again, maybe not.
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Old 30.05.2016, 09:10
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I thought Mattard Le Hammond was pretty good.... And that Blackpool segment was garbage
May or Hammond could probably have got Matt's Reliant going. Of course Clarkson would have just hit it with a hammer.

Do Matt le Blanc and Chris Evans have any engineering/technical ability?
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Old 30.05.2016, 10:01
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Chris Evans seems a nice guy but not the Alpha Male type, and a bit to over-hyped. he seemed to be on something, he was shouting for everything.
No. That's just the kind of dick he is. Never happier than when he is the loudest person around.
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Re: New Top Gear picks up where old Top left off..

I think I must be on another planet - I've just realised that I have no idea what Chris Evans sounds like either talking or shouting having never heard him on the radio or a TV.

What you don't know can't annoy you.
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I think I must be on another planet - I've just realised that I have no idea what Chris Evans sounds like either talking or shouting having never heard him on the radio or a TV.

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