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Old 06-28-2008, 01:35 PM   #31
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it's not impossible not to know about top gear in general, but HE is here for 6th year! 6TH! i'we been here for couple of months and I have already discovered BTCC, WTCC, DTM, GP2, IFM, FormulaD........
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Old 06-28-2008, 01:45 PM   #32
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it's not impossible not to know about top gear in general, but HE is here for 6th year! 6TH! i'we been here for couple of months and I have already discovered BTCC, WTCC, DTM, GP2, IFM, FormulaD........
Hmmm. I suppose he can. Despite Top Gear stuff always on the front page, it's not all this site is about, so it's possible he's heard of it, but never actually watched an episode. Very possible.

...although, the fact that he called BBC America obscure...
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:46 PM   #33
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Old 06-30-2008, 01:38 AM   #34
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I've now officially watched four episodes.

Testing two station wagons at night at an airport with lots of flames. Best road in the world with three great cars including my current fav the GT3RS. Some kind of challenge with three old British cars (Leyland?) and the one I watched today a challenge in the desert of Africa with a VW bug that they hated for some reason winning.

The race driver that you dont see his face is Stig. There is no Stich sorry.

The show is beautifully filmed and is a lot of fun.

The DVR has about twenty shows loaded in now. So I do have alot to look forward to.

Beats any American car show hands down.
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Old 07-07-2008, 10:59 PM   #35
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The episode I just watched was about an A10 and a 24 hour indurance race at Silverstone.

Are these shows from last season or are they older?

Is Stig a formula one driver or something, does anyone know his name, or is he always the same person?
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Old 07-08-2008, 03:11 AM   #36
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The episode I just watched was about an A10 and a 24 hour indurance race at Silverstone.

Are these shows from last season or are they older?

Is Stig a formula one driver or something, does anyone know his name, or is he always the same person?
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Old 07-08-2008, 07:30 PM   #37
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Philip
You can do a little research in the web, for example here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top_Gea...rent_format%29

And don't forget to let us know your thoughts about our favorite tv show.
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Old 07-09-2008, 12:27 AM   #38
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Thank you.

I didnt think to Wikipedia the program.

It was very informative. Stig was not identified. But I did learn that the taller man Richard was the one hurt in the rocket car accident, which I had heard about. The Silverstone race was from 2007.

What was interesting abput the article was the amount of critisism of the show by various groups. It seems that edgy shows are subject to critisism worldwide and not just here in the US.

The filming of the cars is fantastic. They always seem show the cars in snow, water, flames, at night, at sunset, in fog, but unlike America never being rubbed on by beautiful girls in bikinis. But then I have only seen five episodes.
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Old 07-09-2008, 02:34 AM   #39
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Philip, if you want more TopGear Caffein, go to YouTube...
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Old 07-09-2008, 04:45 AM   #40
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^nah, here is it all
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Old 07-09-2008, 06:57 AM   #41
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Its impossible, to dont know anything about Top gear, if you are register in this site !
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Old 07-09-2008, 08:51 AM   #42
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^I thought so too...I was wrong...now I read this thread for fun
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:41 PM   #43
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Philip, you've a whole world of fun ahead of you. Enjoy it.
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Old 07-12-2008, 10:44 PM   #44
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Top Gear has to be one of the very few show I actually watch regularly and thanks to the internet I have seen every episode

More than just a show to review new cars, Top Gear is essential viewing. Not just for petrol heads, it also has a huge following amongst people with little or no interest in cars - both male and female. This is due to the shows irreverent approach to motoring, the humor and the priceless chemistry between the shows presenters. A global audience of 350 million can't be wrong.

http://www.tv.com/top-gear-uk/show/2...esults;title;2
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Old 07-14-2008, 01:04 PM   #45
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Ok is the new season of TopGear starting in America tonight?

I guess I will find out as I have it set to Tivo. Sounds fun with the GT-R in Japan.

Last week I watched some kind of awards show, with a car that wasnt on the show or pictured, winning car of the year.

I dont seem to know many of the people who drive the small blue car around the track. Many times they are introduced as "needing no introduction" and I havent a clue who they are. Speaking of who, the guy was introduced as playing Dr. Who. I guess you have to have a scorecard to figure out who, Dr. Who is, cause I had never seen him before. Seemed young to play Dr. Who. I did know who Helen Mirren is but thats about it.
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