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post #361 of 412 Old 06-28-2015, 06:39 PM
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My fav part was when James May fell face first in the mud.

Netflix show.....House of Cars!
That was funny.

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is the final mish-mash episode going to be aired on BBCA?

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probably eventually. could be next week, could be next month. I'm sure BBCA will want to make a big affair of it to get the most out of the ratings.
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So few recognize that. Thanks.
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probably eventually. could be next week, could be next month. I'm sure BBCA will want to make a big affair of it to get the most out of the ratings.
If they show it I expect it will be missing the penis wheels. They were excellent.
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Got to see it reminded me why I love the show. Sad to see this last episode wen if cobbled together was a damn fun ride.


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Final episode airs for US viewers on BBC America on July 13th 8pm central
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Final episode airs for US viewers on BBC America on July 13th 8pm central
Thanx for the heads-up.


I just wish it would be the big Hypercar shoot-out...

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ugh why another week. I wish torrents and finalgear were still up

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In this day and age no one has to wait if they don't want to.


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Final episode airs for US viewers on BBC America on July 13th 8pm central
Hmmm mine shows a repeat of a 6/28 show....Fiat 124, MGB GT, Peugeot 304 and Gary Lineker hits the track in the reasonably priced car....this the episode?
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Hmmm mine shows a repeat of a 6/28 show....Fiat 124, MGB GT, Peugeot 304 and Gary Lineker hits the track in the reasonably priced car....this the episode?

That's not the last episode. No star in a reasonably priced car.


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That's not the last episode. No star in a reasonably priced car.


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Could be another bad listing in the DirecTV guide, believe they didn't get some others right during this transition.
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Yea was watching the Patagonia ep. again tonight on BBCA and it was on up on a banner that a " new top gear episode, next monday"

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Hmmm mine shows a repeat of a 6/28 show....Fiat 124, MGB GT, Peugeot 304 and Gary Lineker hits the track in the reasonably priced car....this the episode?
It is the final episode, it's just the listing is incorrect. The segment is the same but Lineker does not appear. Since there was no studio audience he never got to make an appearance.

It's also a 70-ish minute episode too, so it a has a slightly longer runtime than normal.
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Thanx for the heads-up.


I just wish it would be the big Hypercar shoot-out...
Yeah, it seemed like they were going to be able to do it after all right before everything went kaput.

Maybe NetflixGear will be able to ...
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Not what I was hoping for.



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Hope so.

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Not what I was hoping for.

This what you were wanting.

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Thanks, I needed that. The wheels alone are worth the watch...
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Thanks, I needed that. The wheels alone are worth the watch...
Which as expected were edited out. It's a crime against humanity to show anything that looks vaguely like a dick on BBC America. Which is unfortunate given the number of childish penis gags Top Gear has had over the years.


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Which as expected were edited out. It's a crime against humanity to show anything that looks vaguely like a dick on BBC America. Which is unfortunate given the number of childish penis gags Top Gear has had over the years.
I didn't watch it again...but so silly to edit that out and glad I got to see it. Was pretty funny/weirdly awesome to have wheels of penises. Chromed even.
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Rumor: Jenson Button in talks with BBC about becoming one of the presenters for Top Gear.
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Given how his F1 career has gone lately that might not be a bad move.
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So the new Clarkson, May, Hammon + Wilman series has been signed to Amazon, and will be on Amazon Prime Video.

http://www.theguardian.com/media/201...mazon-deal-bbc

Three series deal. Name TBC. Production starting imminently for launch next year.

In some ways a very smart move. It will be impossible to compare ratings between the BBC reboot and the Amazon service, so there is no issue with 'success' or 'failure' on that front. And I'm sure Amazon are paying very well...
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So that's what Amazon spent their first significant profit on.


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Damn, wish it'd been Netflix. May have to get Amazon as long as it's not an extra charge on top of prime.


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So the new Clarkson, May, Hammon + Wilman series has been signed to Amazon, and will be on Amazon Prime Video.
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Shouldn't be.

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I was really hoping for NetFlix as well. I dont wanna have to pay for another streaming service. Its great in all, but in the end you end up paying for what you pay for cable tv and it becomes a little complicated.

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I was really hoping for NetFlix as well. I dont wanna have to pay for another streaming service. Its great in all, but in the end you end up paying for what you pay for cable tv and it becomes a little complicated.

Amazon Prime is a hundred and something bucks a year. They offer quite a bit of content that comes with that membership plus free shipping on all prime warez. My cable bill is 255 a month and just try to find something decent to watch at 3 AM. When TWC goes Tango Uniform I will not shed a tear. Normally I don't like to see jobs lost, but after dealing with their rude, inflexible, insufferable customer service and Windows 98 tech cable boxes, I can comfortably tell those employees to "suck it". Bring on the a la carte.
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