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TOP GEAR USA: UPDATE -- It's getting much better. Show #3 was excellent

By Andrew Pollack on 12/06/2010 at 09:51 PM EST

I just thought I'd update my previous review -- show #1 definitely sucked. Show #2 was better. Show #3 was funny as hell. Nicely done.


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re: TOP GEAR USA: UPDATE -- It's getting much better. Show #3 was excellentBy Brian Labelle on 12/07/2010 at 12:10 AM EST
I didn't think the first show was THAT bad. Obviously a lot of the humour was
canned.. etc. They've got huge british shoes fill....
3rd show. I was in stitches.
4th looks even funnier, can't wait for the paint ball wars...
re: TOP GEAR USA: UPDATE -- It's getting much better. Show #3 was excellentBy Mike on 12/07/2010 at 03:38 PM EST
Agree. Still feels like the three hosts watched the UK version soo many times
they are trying to emulate Richard, Jeremy, and James.

For example in episode 3, in the UK version Richard and/or Jeremy usually
rear-end or bump into James' car any time they do that shot in the challenges
where the three cars pull up and stop together.

In the US version, instead of the 'bump' routine, it seems it is for Rutledge
to break something off of the others' cars. He busted off the caddy hood
ornament, and also a mirror from tanner's car....


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