R.I.P. Top Gear

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  1. pteronaut

    pteronaut Well-Known Member

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    The former husband of Billy Piper. and star in a reasonably priced car.

    http://www.topgear.com/uk/videos/52997007001
     
  2. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    Same here. I've tried the other variants of the show (the Australian one and the US one) and didn't enjoy either one. It was really the specific hosts, and not the format of the show, that made it fun for me to watch.
     
  3. Big Deficit

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    Adam Savage changed his name and is hosting Top Gear? :p

    Hmm, actually, the guys from Mythbusters would probably make decent hosts, certainly way better than the current US hosts.
     
  4. JMikeD

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    I wouldn't mind if some network started airing episodes of Fifth Gear again here in the USA. I like those presenters, and the show reviews a lot of cars I might actually be able to buy. :)
     
  5. osu1991

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    Velocity was showing Fifth Gear in the US, however that may have ended when Discovery stopped showing Fifth Gear in the UK last year and it moved to History UK for 2015.


    You can watch some past seasons on Hulu.

    http://www.hulu.com/watch/328682#i0,p8,s20,d0
     
  6. TonyTheTiger

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    Heads up!

    The FINAL Top Gear with the trio is airing in the UK tonight.

    That means it'll be available through 'magic means' fairly soon after, or on BBCA some time in the near future.
     
  7. HerronScott

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    Hopefully they will air it here soon so I don't have to go searching for it. I've been putting off watching the last episode that aired as I'm in denial that it's over... :(

    Scott
     
  8. MikeAndrews

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    I dropped my SP for both the UK and US Top Gear.
     
  9. osu1991

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    Sad to see it end. Have to say the final segment today was some of the funniest they've done.
     
  10. TonyTheTiger

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    Bittersweet.

    "I hate working on Top Gear"!!!!!
     
  11. Todd

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    I'm starting to watch it now. Will have to finish it tomorrow though. It starts out with the trio buying 3 classic cars and living with them.
     
  12. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    I'm just starting the final episode. The elephant is the perfect TG touch.
     
  13. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    Agreed. There were a couple of lines in that second film that may be the funniest I've ever heard on the show.
     
  14. Dan203

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    :(

    Just watched the final episode. So sad to see the show go. Even though I'm not really a car guy it was still one of my favorites because thise three guys made it so much fun to watch. I hope the three of them get together and do someing else.
     
  15. Hoffer

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    I watched it last night. It is always great when they drive old, cheap cars. It is even better when they get caravans involved. :D

    I too hope the 3 fellows get another show going. I heard a Netflix rumor. Is that true or are there any new rumors?
     
  16. ClutchBrake

    ClutchBrake Pass the gravy!

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    Was it on BBCA? I'd like to see it and think I cancelled my OnePass. Would like to try to catch it.
     
  17. DevdogAZ

    DevdogAZ Give 'em Hell, Devils

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    It's definitely worth it. Some very funny stuff in the second segment.
     
  18. Hoffer

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    I watched it off BBCA.
     
  19. ClutchBrake

    ClutchBrake Pass the gravy!

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    Turns out I recorded it last night. Sad when they said good bye at the end. :(
     
  20. LoadStar

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    Has there been anything even remotely concrete about what they're planning next? I mean, I know the rumor was a Netflix show, but I haven't heard anything about negotiations or anything.
     

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