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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 17:32
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Really? They're screwed.

Really? They're screwed.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 11:36
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Frankie Boyle says whatever he thinks gets the...

Frankie Boyle says whatever he thinks gets the most people's backs up or the best laugh. That's his act. In fact that's pretty much ENTIRELY his act. The idea his publicly expressed view actually...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 21:03
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If not him his agent will have. Your analysis is...

If not him his agent will have.

Your analysis is astute. The long term future of the three individuals I think depends largely on how much of a 'personal brand' they have away from Top Gear. In that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 17:39
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Posted By jonbwfc
No, they're adults. They've made a considered...

No, they're adults. They've made a considered decision not to be involved in a show when two important things are absent.

a) the two major creative brains behind the revamp and it's great commercial...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 14:13
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Posted By jonbwfc
No, you called Hammond and May complete...

No, you called Hammond and May complete d*ckheads. I don't quite understand why you think that's allowed while calling a random person on the internet the same thing isn't.


Its no better or worse...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 10:01
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Posted By jonbwfc
You have absolutely no idea whether those two...

You have absolutely no idea whether those two things are actually true or not. Especially after Clarkson was out of the picture.


1) At the time they 'walked out', there was no job. TG was between...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-04-2015, 22:20
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Posted By jonbwfc
I can definitely agree with this quote from the...

I can definitely agree with this quote from the article..



The line seems to be 'well, there may have been reasons why he did it' - with the implication that those reasons are ones 'moral' people...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-04-2015, 11:40
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Posted By jonbwfc
I find the lack of humanity in your post quite...

I find the lack of humanity in your post quite saddening.

"Yes, his mother died, his marriage ended and he got cancer but it was all his fault anyway and other people cope so why can't he?'

People...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-04-2015, 15:16
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Posted By jonbwfc
The series as it stood didn't have those....

The series as it stood didn't have those. Clarkson was too infirm to drive fast or aggressively, Captain slow had that name for a reason and as for Hammond's high speed driving, the less said the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-04-2015, 22:16
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Posted By jonbwfc
I'm actually on your side on the 'not everything...

I'm actually on your side on the 'not everything which is impolite is offensive' argument and I think some people have taken offence at him as a proxy for their own prejudices but I have to say...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2015, 20:28
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Posted By jonbwfc
What the presenters like is largely irrelevant to...

What the presenters like is largely irrelevant to the show. TG has always used a variety of music to accompany it's pieces. A few series ago they used Daft Punk's Tron Legacy soundtrack when the film...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-04-2015, 14:34
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Posted By jonbwfc
I can see it but I would try to avoid doing so.

I can see it but I would try to avoid doing so.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-03-2015, 08:59
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Posted By jonbwfc
Well, I agree, even if he sometimes acts like...

Well, I agree, even if he sometimes acts like one. I was more suggesting that there are plenty of people who are happy to take up any cudgel they are presented with and presenting them with another...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-03-2015, 21:41
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Posted By jonbwfc
A reasonable point. Shouting a word with massive...

A reasonable point. Shouting a word with massive cultural significance in the face of someone who is already in a situation where they feel threatened or disempowered can have the ability to cause...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-03-2015, 21:28
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Posted By jonbwfc
<scuse me, double post>

<scuse me, double post>
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 21:10
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Posted By jonbwfc
Is it? I mean really? Are we actually at the...

Is it? I mean really? Are we actually at the point where we simply can't abide someone saying a word we don't like on telly without it being 'a serious issue'?

I know there is such a thing as 'hate...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-03-2015, 18:32
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Posted By jonbwfc
All this may well be true. I personally think...

All this may well be true. I personally think parts of the show - most obviously the news segment - did allow for some ad-libbing but I always assumed everything they broadcast had been passed in...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-03-2015, 06:44
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Posted By jonbwfc
Well that's me out if it's true. Can't stand the...

Well that's me out if it's true. Can't stand the man.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-03-2015, 16:50
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Posted By jonbwfc
No. It really, really isn't. It may be against...

No. It really, really isn't. It may be against BBC standard policies and disciplinary codes. But an offence? As in a criminal offence? Not in the slightest.

And even if it was, we come back to the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-03-2015, 19:34
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Posted By jonbwfc
Yes, but for the vast majority of that there was...

Yes, but for the vast majority of that there was probably only one or two other channels to watch and the VCR hadn't been invented yet.
If you made Old Top Gear now, you'd end up on some backwater...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-03-2015, 17:13
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Posted By jonbwfc
Yes. Isn't subjectivity interesting? 'worth' in...

Yes. Isn't subjectivity interesting?


'worth' in this case being turnover or profit?.


1) Careful, your prejudices are showing
2) his 'soapbox woe-is-me-little-englander column' is exactly what...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-03-2015, 16:11
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Posted By jonbwfc
Interesting you use the possessive, like she's a...

Interesting you use the possessive, like she's a set of keys that have fallen down behind a piece of furniture.


That's subjectve. He sold it for an awfully big pile of money (reports vary between...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-03-2015, 21:12
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Posted By jonbwfc
:D The fact is most carnivores live where their...

:D

The fact is most carnivores live where their prey is and hardy anything lives half way up a mountain in winter, so there's no reason for any predators to be there either. Most of the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-03-2015, 22:25
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Posted By jonbwfc
You of course have proof of all of this...

You of course have proof of all of this...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-03-2015, 21:41
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Posted By jonbwfc
So what you're saying is, if people stop watching...

So what you're saying is, if people stop watching a telly show, the BBC will stop making it? Thank you for that startlingly incisive media analysis.

Mind you, TG is going to have to shed quite a few...
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