The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear

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by Peter Crisp » Sat Apr 08, 2017 11:21 am

Yep, I really like Mat's enthusiasm and obvious knowledge about cars it's turned it back into an actual car show with comic elements rather than a comedy show that just happens to have a car in now and then.

jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.


Posted 16th March 2016. Let's see.
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by Moggy » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:45 am

I'm looking forward to tonight's episo....strawberry floating bastard golf. :x :x :x

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by satriales » Sun Apr 09, 2017 12:51 pm

Weekend Ruined! :x

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by Moggy » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:03 pm

A cracking series overall, the three presenters they have now are great.

That was an odd final episode though, what the hell was the Bernie Ecclestone interview about? :lol: It just came across so weird.

The Russian 4x4 8x8 was great, naked ramblers. :lol: The boat section should have been rubbish, but it was actually fun and the torpoodo made me laugh more than it should have. :lol:

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by bear » Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:23 pm

I reckon if you put Jay Kay at one end of a corridor and me (or anyone else who watched last night's episode) at the other, with Anthony Joshua in the middle, and told me that if I got past Joshua I could punch Jay Kay in the face then Joshua wouldn't have a chance of stopping me. strawberry float it, if they gave Joshua a shotgun I'd still go straight through him no bother in order to punch Jay Kay. Wouldn't even break a sweat.

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by satriales » Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:55 pm

Weak end to an otherwise excellent series.

This episode just felt like a random mix of old stuff they'd filmed but couldn't fit anywhere else. Why was there even a random Bernie Ecclestone interview in the middle?
The two boat segments were okay but lacking something, and I always find it hard to get worked up about a new Porche so that review didn't interest me.

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by Pancake » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:12 pm

Final episode did feel a bit like odds and ends thrown together but in general a good series held together by three good presenters who have developed their own chemistry. Very enjoyable!

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by Memento Mori » Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:23 pm

Yeah this season has been a vast improvement.

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by Peter Crisp » Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:54 pm

This series has been the best Top Gear in a long long time.
The entire presenting team are great and Matt is fantastic in his leading role.

jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.


Posted 16th March 2016. Let's see.
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by TigaSefi » Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:25 pm

Very good series. Glad they are all still together for 2018. Graham in Extra Gear can strawberry float off though

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by KK » Thu May 31, 2018 5:40 pm

BBC News wrote:Matt LeBlanc is to leave Top Gear after the next series.

The Friends and Episodes star began presenting the show alongside Chris Evans in 2016.

LeBlanc then fronted the show with Rory Reid and Chris Harris, after Evans left after his first series.

LeBlanc said that despite the show being "great fun", the "time commitment and extensive travel... takes me away from my family and friends more than I'm comfortable with."

He added: "It's unfortunate, but for these reasons I will not be continuing my involvement with the show. I will forever be a Top Gear fan and I wish the team continued success. Thanks for a great drive."

BBC Two controller Patrick Holland said: "I want to thank the fabulous Matt LeBlanc for being a brilliant co-host on Top Gear."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-44320696

Clarkson, May, and Hammond to return. :datass:

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PostRe: The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear
by Moggy » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:06 am

New hosts are Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff.

That sounds gooseberry fool to me. Really gooseberry fool. :lol:

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by Poser » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:09 am

Moggy wrote:New hosts are Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff.

That sounds gooseberry fool to me. Really gooseberry fool. :lol:


#LADSLADSLADS

Sounds laughable. I'm definitely not watching that.

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by Ad7 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:13 am

Oh strawberry floating hell :dread:

TOP BANTS 3 LADZ GO TO BENIDORM IN A FISH AND CHIP VAN OI OIIIIII

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by Moggy » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:20 am

Ad7 wrote:Oh strawberry floating hell :dread:

TOP BANTS 3 LADZ GO TO BENIDORM IN A FISH AND CHIP VAN OI OIIIIII


LET THE MERCEDES SEE THE BENZ!

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PostRe: The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear
by Peter Crisp » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:27 am

Moggy wrote:New hosts are Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff.

That sounds gooseberry fool to me. Really gooseberry fool. :lol:


I think you may be right.
I'll give them a chance but if they do go down the "Lads" road then I'm out.
It's a shame about Matt but we had a good few series with him and the crew so lets hope that style is the way the new group go instead of zany craziness and top bants which will just fall flat and bomb.

jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.


Posted 16th March 2016. Let's see.
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PostRe: The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear
by KK » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:37 am

They're retaining Chris Harris. I mean there has to be at least 1 car expert.

I like Flintoff, not too keen on McGuinness.

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PostRe: The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear
by Preezy » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:41 am

Peter Crisp wrote:I'll give them a chance but if they do go down the "Lads" road then I'm out.

I don't think Flintoff can play it any other way.

I haven't watched a single episode of Top Gear since the Clarkson/May/Hammond trinity finished. Those last few seasons with them were really crap, totally turned me off the show.

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PostRe: The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear
by Peter Crisp » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:52 am

The great thing about Matt was he was obviously a huge car fan who loved the job and was just genuinely excited about the cars he reviewed.
He also didn't seem to feel the need to do crazy gooseberry fool for the sake of it and while there were stunts they were fairly tame and more fitting for guys that age.

jiggles wrote:Nobody with a VR headset is going to be using it regularly this time next year, let alone in 4 years time.


Posted 16th March 2016. Let's see.
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PostRe: The Top Gear Thread [Mixed Reviews]: Matt LeBlanc quits Top Gear
by Ad7 » Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:07 am

Mate the bantz will be off the CHARTS MATE


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