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  • New Top Gear series…
  • Drac
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    Yeah but Katie Hopkins declared she hates it too.

    bongohoohaa
    Free Member

    In a sign of extreme boredom I noticed that was the top tweet using the #topgear hashtag.

    Professional vomit come to life, Katie Hopkins was the #2 tweet.

    Edit: Jinx…or something.

    elliott-20
    Free Member

    Le Blanc’s dry humour works. Evans I generally like but he appeared incredibly irritating and trying way too hard. I lasted about 30 minutes until I remembered a friend is on Wild Things tonight.

    phil40
    Full Member

    Ok, definitely in the minority, but I really disliked TG with clarkson et al, but I am enjoying this! To my suprise Leblanc is making it for me 😀

    Drac
    Full Member

    Yeah Le Blanc works in the features.

    Smudger666
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    Tickl3d my funny bone – but then I was watching it on my aldi special 4K tv bought today – camer work was the usual excellent top gear standard, banter was acceptable….8/10 from me.

    All of the Womble, none of the cock!

    bongohoohaa
    Free Member

    So we’re agreed. Joey should do the films, and Matt Baker should do the studio stuff?

    colster808
    Free Member

    What they said ^^^^^

    I liked it.

    monkeyboyjc
    Full Member

    Old format ruined by new presenters – I’ll probably still watch every episode though.

    In retrospect the 1st thing Chris Evans should have done when asked to produce the new top gear is not put himself in front of the camera.

    Might have to force myself to listen to Chris Evans breakfast show tomorrow to see if he pats himself on the back whilst everyone pretends everything’s ok – could be awkward……

    chewkw
    Free Member

    Crikey, as I switched from Ebu Gogo to Battle of Jutland I saw the last 3-5 mins of the new TG.

    Ya, I can now confirm the show is no longer watchable.

    Time to move on.

    hora
    Free Member

    I’ll probably watch the Dave repeats even more and avoid Amazon and this like the plague.

    Circa 2005-2014 TG has quality moments. It lost it recently.

    crazy-legs
    Full Member

    Just started watching on catch up.
    Same old really but Chris Evans is annoying – he’s trying too hard to be JC but without the proper tone.

    Russell96
    Full Member

    They are not comfy with each other yet, it takes a while to settle in and for the lads banter to begin.

    Drac
    Full Member

    That’s what I’m hoping for Russell.

    mefty
    Free Member

    I thought the Twitter reaction was a great watch.

    crazy-legs
    Full Member

    I think the audience must have been paid off to show such enthusiasm. Also, what was the point of that Robin Reliant section? Dulldulldull.

    butcher
    Full Member

    In contrast to what seems to be the general consensus above, I thought Chris Evans fitted in really well, and I found LeBlanc a bit dull.

    Evans did follow Clarkson’s style a bit too closely at times, but I thought he did pretty well, and it’s early days.

    milky1980
    Free Member

    Kind of warmed to LeBlanc during the 4×4 stuff, just got on with it and had some genuinely funny one-liners too.

    The rest of it was crap. SIARPC was dull, doesn’t Evans realise it worked due to it being an excuse to talk to celebs using the car (Liana was the best one as it was so crap) as an icebreaker? The audience participation could be good once they get the idea but my heart sank when they plugged the BBC3 Top Gear Extra (or whatever…) at the end. Just put the decent stuff in the main show!!

    So glad I already have an Amazon sub, it was the chemistry between the 3 Amigos that made Top Gear for me. At least Clarkson & Co will have to be different to avoid any lawsuits.

    woffle
    Free Member

    Matt Le Blanc was the best thing on it but that’s not saying much. Struggled through twenty minutes of Chris Evans SHOUTING everything and the framework of the old show without any of the content.

    They were always going to be on a sticky wicket but keeping random pieces of the old show and executing them badly was only going to make things worse…

    seosamh77
    Free Member

    le blanc is decent enough actually.

    you’d like to think they largely stuck with the forumla and with evans doing a bad mimic of clarkson, as a bit of a laugh/to give to some crossover continuity. So with that you’d hope it would improve into it’s own style after a few episodes. Evans was just irritating tbh.

    jekkyl
    Full Member

    Flopgear

    dufusdip
    Free Member

    Needs better photography, music, and slow mo and they’d be there, but ended up being lame and trying too hard for the challenge features, which is just a re-hash of old TG.

    As for’stars’, Ramsay had no personality and rally cross needs 600+ bhp not just a mini with fogs.

    not looking promising but will give it one more go.

    mboy
    Free Member

    Pitiful

    Never been Chris Evans’ biggest fan, but arguably he’s been successful for a reason. Original TFI Friday was good (the recent re-hash reeked of being made only for financial gains), and he’s not bad on the radio to be fair. Don’t think I’ve ever seen or heard him so out of place as hosting this.

    But then the “it’s nothing like old Top Gear” new Top Gear, is exactly like old Top Gear with the thing that made it funny removed… The ridiculously magical chemistry between Clarkson, May and Hammond.

    Only thing that will see it last more than one series is if Evans steps down. Otherwise, Top Gear should have died when the terrible trio left the BBC.

    Drac
    Full Member

    Flopgear

    [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8X_Ot0k4XJc[/video]

    crazy-legs
    Full Member

    The Nomad / camera chase thing isn’t bad actually. Nice photography anyway.

    bongohoohaa
    Free Member

    Flopgear

    Plop Gear

    plus-one
    Full Member

    I’m out !!

    genesiscore502011
    Full Member

    It is scripted. Matt Le Blanc is an actor. The Nomad feature proved he can deliver a line. This was the best feature.

    chubstr
    Free Member

    The studio stuff was all a bit “TGI-don’t forget your-Top Gear” with Evans shouting and enthusiam

    The nomad but was the stand out but that is really saying something. And that was me keeping an open mind

    crazy-legs
    Full Member

    It is scripted. Matt Le Blanc is an actor. The Nomad feature proved he can deliver a line. This was the best feature.

    The entire show over the years has been scripted and staged to the hilt!
    It was just better scripted with the other 3.

    Maybe they’ll find their feet.

    butcher
    Full Member

    It is scripted. Matt Le Blanc is an actor

    See, I thought that’s where it went wrong. Matt LeBlanc constantly came across as if he was reading a script and ‘acting’, to me. Whereas Chris Evans was much more relaxed and casual, much more like the old bunch.

    I’m genuinely a bit confused why everyone else appears to see this differently.

    Drac
    Full Member

    Matt Le Blanc is an actor

    Well in the loosest of terms but I get your point.

    johndoh
    Free Member

    What a crock

    CaptainFlashheart
    Free Member

    Not brilliant, but not totally terrible.

    I want a Nomad.

    project
    Free Member

    Chris Evans used to work at KWIK SAVE in Warrington, Latchford Branch, sadly the chain went bust, so he cant apply for his old job back, but he certainly needs to look for a new job.

    Who where the 2 in the mini car, no idea,

    No banter, crap purile jokes,and at least my remote control has the ability to swap channels to save having to watch this stuff.

    also isnt it illegal to drive a 3 wheeler on a motorway, and to sit in a vehicle on the back of a moving vehicle, eg tow truck.

    johndoh
    Free Member

    Series link cancelled.

    CaptainFlashheart
    Free Member

    at least my remote control has the ability to swap channels to save having to watch this stuff.

    And yet, judging by your comment above, you watched much of it.

    Drac
    Full Member

    also isnt it illegal to drive a 3 wheeler on a motorway,

    Well depending on the engine size.

    Who where the 2 in the mini car, no idea,

    You’ve never heard of Gordon Ramsay? Bollocks!

    Harry_the_Spider
    Full Member

    It was ok.

    Whoever told Evans that those boots were a good idea though wants a talking to.

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