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Old 11-22-2010, 12:25 PM
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I want to see more old cars. I guess because it was the first episode they had to lift American spirits with the Viper and gunship, and the Lambos, but I really hope they start talking about cheap, fun cars. Like the Miata.

And I think they focused on minorities in the audience way too much for some reason. They had the camera straight-up on this Asian dude for like 15 seconds. What are they trying to say?
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:28 PM
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Originally Posted by SlideRuler View Post
I want to see more old cars. I guess because it was the first episode they had to lift American spirits with the Viper and gunship, and the Lambos, but I really hope they start talking about cheap, fun cars. Like the Miata.
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i watched 2 minutes. couldn't stand it. I enjoy watching silly looking brits doing silly things.

What i dont enjoy: watching chubby douches doing douchey things spitting out douchey scripts.
exactly.

it's lunch time for me. Time to watch the real top gear on netflix.
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We should give them a few episodes to work on chemistry, the old Top Gear shows are terrible. The first season of Curb Your Enthusiasm was unwatchable, then became one of my favorites a few years later.
Exactly what I was thinking. It had some lol moments and I could see glimpses of chemistry that just needs time to really come into its own in an entertaining way. I bet its better each week.
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OMG WHAT A LOAD OF [email protected]#$. I just downloaded it and watched it on my Xbox. I fell asleep somewhere during the viper chase. The presenters are horrible. Foust is the only one that has potential. The fat guy made me want to punch him and then myself in the face for watching.
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I would have loved Adam Corolla. I'll watch anything he does. even amateur gay ****.
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I think Adam Corolla would of gotten annoying pretty quickly.
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yeah adam corolla sucks, especially his voice. Why the **** would you want him hosting the show? He probably doesn't even know how to drive stick, just like the two douchebags alongside Faust.
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Originally Posted by icantthink4155 View Post
I think Adam Corolla would of gotten annoying pretty quickly.
Corolla would have been the American Clarkson. Rude and obnoxious but you still love him.

The scripting was atrocious. I can't believe how many people on here are praising the fat guy. IMO, he was the worst. The mole guy needs to go, too. I'm hoping it lasts long enough to get a second season, so they can change the "cast" up with at least one more car guy. Also, the camera work needs some help. Too many shaky in car shots and the close up of the hands in the Big Star, Small Car bit were annoying. It's too early to tell how it will end up, but here's hoping it improves.
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Leno, Corolla, Foust..... would of been better.

Is it me or is the american stig pretty damn short? Wonder if it was Foust driving the cars.
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Originally Posted by SlideRuler View Post
yeah adam corolla sucks, especially his voice. Why the **** would you want him hosting the show? He probably doesn't even know how to drive stick, just like the two douchebags alongside Faust.
You info is incorrect. Carolla is a huge auto enthusiast. GRM had a spread on some of his cars a couple years ago. Carolla would have been an appropriate addition to the show. His humor and experience would have helped develop the show.

Leno will never do it since it won't pay him enough. Plus they'll lose viewership after the whole Leno/Conan debacle.
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Originally Posted by flier129 View Post
Leno, Corolla, Foust..... would of been better.

Is it me or is the american stig pretty damn short? Wonder if it was Foust driving the cars.
As knowledgeable as he is about cars, Leno is boring. When he was finally brought on as a guest on the OG Top Gear, I realized how boring he is. Even still, Leno would be better than the Mole.
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Borat, Elton John, Dempsey.
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Leno's not boring. He was nervous being the guest on a British show. Remember the Revolutionary War? The whole we kicked Britain's *** thing? It's still awkward between the 2 countries.

Leno would be fine on Top Gear USA.
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Originally Posted by hustler View Post
Borat, Elton John, Dempsey.
If you are talking about Patrick Dempsey, you have a winner. If he could get away from Grey's Anatomy to do Top Gear America, the show would definitely profit.

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Leno's not boring. He was nervous being the guest on a British show. Remember the Revolutionary War? The whole we kicked Britain's *** thing? It's still awkward between the 2 countries.

Leno would be fine on Top Gear USA.
Agree to disagree. And his voice is more annoying than Corolla's.
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I forgot about Dempsey.... he'd be a good choice since he can actually drive.
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Originally Posted by SlideRuler View Post
yeah adam corolla sucks, especially his voice. Why the **** would you want him hosting the show? He probably doesn't even know how to drive stick, just like the two douchebags alongside Faust.

There you go again with your assumptions:

this is his race car:

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He owns Paul Newman's 300zx race car as well:




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He's a true car guy, and he's funny as **** to boot. He hosts a show called CarCast already...


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braineack has a dong crush on Dempsey.

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Dump Foust and the guy with the glasses. Replace with a Randy Pobst. Would be an awesome show.

Scripting sucks. The test track kicks ***!
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