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Old 24-07-2011, 21:00
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How will they edit out all the bike race references for Dave?
Why would they need to? They've referred to TV events before like snooker etc in other episodes.
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Old 24-07-2011, 21:01
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i admit it does annoy me, every week top gear runs over and affects the two recordings i have that start at 9

if theyre going to do a 1 hour 5 minute programme why not scehdule it for 8-905
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Old 24-07-2011, 21:02
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shouldnt they be wearing safety equipment, especially helmets?
Editing.
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Old 24-07-2011, 21:10
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Another episode of Jackass UK.
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Old 24-07-2011, 21:15
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What a pointless last 20 minutes.
Agreed I thought that could have been a pretty good feature but instead it was wasted. Not a strong episode tonight to be honest, far too much seemed scripted, dull or pointless and it didn't hold my attention as much as previous weeks which was a shame - hoping this series won't go out on a wimper

Although has to be said that the first feature on the Jensen Interceptor and their spoof '70's style opening credits were very good . I'd pay my licence fee to watch that show - providing it was a spoof of course lol
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Old 24-07-2011, 21:32
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Agreed I thought that could have been a pretty good feature but instead it was wasted. Not a strong episode tonight to be honest, far too much seemed scripted, dull or pointless and it didn't hold my attention as much as previous weeks which was a shame - hoping this series won't go out on a wimper

Although has to be said that the first feature on the Jensen Interceptor and their spoof '70's style opening credits were very good . I'd pay my licence fee to watch that show - providing it was a spoof of course lol
I'd love a one-off special for Comic Relief as the 70s Saint-style show.
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Old 24-07-2011, 21:40
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I did love the retro 4:3 ratio programme start they made. I really found the whole trying to talk about things to make the programme over run to stop the biking. Went on far too long. Boring. What a surprise it was that the first shot of Jez in the F1 style ar was of him stalling. Never of guessed that was going to happen in a million years

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Old 24-07-2011, 22:27
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I'd love a one-off special for Comic Relief as the 70s Saint-style show.
Definitely!! They should have Clarkson as the lead detective, Hammond as his trusty side-kick and James May as a major international criminal . They should also stuff in as many continuity errors, references to shows like The Saint, '70's references and information on cars as possible. Hell the plot for it could be May's villain stealing a load of expensive luxury cars from the '70's leading to dialogue between the three characters as to why the cars being nicked are either good/bad.

^^ Think I got a bit carried away there - Would be chuffing hilarious to watch though.
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Old 24-07-2011, 22:29
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How will they edit out all the bike race references for Dave?
It's be more interesting to see how they handle the end of the episode.
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Old 24-07-2011, 23:45
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I'd love a one-off special for Comic Relief as the 70s Saint-style show.
Richard doing his pretend Kung-Fu kick on the model had me in stitches
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Old 24-07-2011, 23:49
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Richard doing his pretend Kung-Fu kick on the model had me in stitches
The part where he karate chops the concierge was hilarious.

Was a good first half of the show shame there was no lap and the demolition piece was a bit crap.
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Old 25-07-2011, 08:35
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Nice bit of eye candy in the front row.
As always, you dont think its done deliberately, do you, of course its not.
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Old 25-07-2011, 08:44
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The last twenty minutes or so of this week's show was appalling - what I saw of it, as I kept on falling asleep. Thank goodness it is the last next week (I believe) as they've obviously run out of ideas.
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Old 25-07-2011, 11:31
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The last twenty minutes or so of this week's show was appalling - what I saw of it, as I kept on falling asleep. Thank goodness it is the last next week (I believe) as they've obviously run out of ideas.
I can't understand the attitude "thank goodness" a show is over.

Nobody is forcing you to watch TG. If you think it's that bad then don't watch next weeks.
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Old 25-07-2011, 11:44
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I can't understand the attitude "thank goodness" a show is over.

Nobody is forcing you to watch TG. If you think it's that bad then don't watch next weeks.
surely you can think of something more original to say in your response? I always watch in the hope that it might improve.
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Old 25-07-2011, 11:46
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Who was the star in the reasonably priced car last night?
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:06
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Who was the star in the reasonably priced car last night?
Bob Geldof
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:19
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would have greatly appreciated a censor bar over Clarksons awful yellow teeth
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:19
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I really enjoyed the whole show. The 70's bit was funny and inventive.

The 'F1' car bit was very informative and showed what Top gear do well when they want to be informative.

Bob Geldof was OK - the needling between them was fun.

The Army machine demolition was, again, informative and fun, the sheer power of the machines was scary and I it was good to see exactly what is possible with the machine sthe army have.

James May was spot on with his theory of pulling out the central chimeny of the building and it dropping.

ANd my first thought at seeing the mine machine was Princess Diana.

Clarkson's Diana comment certainly wasn't scripted you could see and hear the whole team laugh at it very naturally.
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:32
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For me one the funniest episodes yet. Loved the 70's spoof all that karate chopping very silly but fun. The house demolition was great fun also. I know this programme gtes criticised but for one hour on a Sunday I get to enjoy A class stupidity & I know sod all about cars!
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:37
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I'm not sure they can ever beat the car train. One of the funniest things on TV ever!
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:40
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Me too, maybe its because its rarely shown in primetime on Dave.
Maybe it's because Not Going Out is easily the best comedy show on Dave.
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Old 25-07-2011, 12:46
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Ah ha, " don't watch it then " , that favourite whiskery old riposte.


I don't think you have quite grasped the concept of a " Discussion Board " have you ?
I get it, you don't like the show, which is fair enough. Personally I still enjoy it. I know what it is and am under no illusions. To me it is still highly entertaining.

Now I don't like the X factor or Dancing shows, I'm not going to start a thread, X FACTOR and then ask what's the point? To me this is lecturing not discussing.

Now I have been enjoying the series so far, love the F1 stuff they have included too.
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Old 25-07-2011, 13:50
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... and the demolition piece was a bit crap.
I preferred it over the train piece last time. The machines were more interesting.

The F1 piece was OK but largely a rehash of Hammond's piece of a few years back. I'm glad they seem to be mentioning the actual speeds involved, and I wish they'd do that a bit more. How fast would Geldof have been going, for example? I find it impossible to judge from the footage.

Geldof's interview was a bit weird, but then Geldof is a bit weird, on account of the whole "St Bob" thing.
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Old 25-07-2011, 14:29
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surely you can think of something more original to say in your response? I always watch in the hope that it might improve.
And you asked him to be original?
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