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OFFLINE   Big Dan #21

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Posted 14 June 2006 - 10:27 PM

Oooh...can't wait! biggrin.gif Good move SBS!
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OFFLINE   Shankill #22

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Posted 14 June 2006 - 10:27 PM

QUOTE (Ruddeger @ Jun 14 2006, 10:25 PM)
It's replacing Mythbusters in the 7.30pm monday timeslot straight after the World Cup.Mythbusters will return when Top Gear finishes [about 10 or so episodes]


Ah. Good to know.

OFFLINE   mouse #23

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Posted 15 June 2006 - 12:18 AM

Here in Bris we got the same series twice (second time around on Fridays during the day).
I do hope we get a more up to date series this time.
SBS have built a loyal fan base - hope they don't do what some of the commercial networks are doing and screw them around too much (9 with CSI and 10 with House).

OFFLINE   Ruddeger #24

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Posted 15 June 2006 - 08:58 AM

QUOTE (mouse @ Jun 15 2006, 01:18 AM)
Here in Bris we got the same series twice (second time around on Fridays during the day).
I do hope we get a more up to date series this time.



The series SBS showed in Dec/Jan and recently repeated on fridays was only a year old.There was another series,which is what I gather we'll see soon,which was in between what we saw and what was being shown in the UK at the time.
We aren't that far behind.

OFFLINE   Ruddeger #25

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Posted 17 July 2006 - 10:34 AM

Top Gear is back tonight at 7.30

OFFLINE   Big Dan #26

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Posted 17 July 2006 - 11:39 AM

QUOTE (Ruddeger @ Jul 17 2006, 11:34 AM)
Top Gear is back tonight at 7.30


Yay! biggrin.gif
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OFFLINE   Vee #27

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 01:47 PM

not knowing the first thing about cars I could never tell whether this show was serious or a comedy or a bit of both

OFFLINE   Big Dan #28

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 01:51 PM

QUOTE (Vee @ Jul 18 2006, 02:47 PM)
not knowing the first thing about cars I could never tell whether this show was serious or a comedy or a bit of both


Well...it's mainly a lifestyle program with some decent humour and a damn good host (Richard Clarkson).
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OFFLINE   Splashmo #29

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 03:07 PM

I'm not really into cars but Top Gear is one of my favourite shows. Yesterday's episode was excellent.

OFFLINE   Mr Q #30

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 04:09 PM

QUOTE (Big_Dan @ Jul 18 2006, 01:51 PM)
Well...it's mainly a lifestyle program with some decent humour and a damn good host (Richard Clarkson).

I think you mean Jeremy Clarkson. silly.gif
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OFFLINE   mouse #31

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 10:08 PM

QUOTE (Mr Q @ Jul 18 2006, 04:09 PM)
I think you mean Jeremy Clarkson.  silly.gif

Nah... he's a dick if you ask me biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

OFFLINE   franco #32

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 10:42 PM

QUOTE (mouse @ Jul 18 2006, 10:08 PM)
Nah... he's a dick if you ask me biggrin.gif  biggrin.gif


Of course he's a dick - that's the persona he cultivates, which in Brit terms is called a "lad" or "boy", with brash middle class humour regardless of the chronology. It's most commonly found in The City (the serious part of London where business is conducted) but has now spread out to other parts of the country. The lower class version, where the brashness and class is done with cheap jewellery, etc, is "Chav". Clarkson would be doing it as satire/humour since most of his viewers could never afford the beasts or lifestyle he espouses, in the same way Playboy displays women we'll never meet. It's fun, not a serious document...unless you think Range Rover clones really do have a chance against a Chally in full roar on a firing range.

OFFLINE   Big Dan #33

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 11:47 PM

QUOTE (Mr Q @ Jul 18 2006, 05:09 PM)
I think you mean Jeremy Clarkson.  silly.gif


Thanks...biggrin.gif
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OFFLINE   kichigai #34

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 09:41 PM

I love this show it is so freaking funny. Jeremy Clarkson is a hoot. Has anyone seen I'm Alan Partridge or Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge? Jeremy Clarkson and Alan Partridge are similiar in so many ways.

OFFLINE   Big Dan #35

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 10:06 PM

QUOTE (kichigai @ Aug 2 2006, 09:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love this show it is so freaking funny. Jeremy Clarkson is a hoot. Has anyone seen I'm Alan Partridge or Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge? Jeremy Clarkson and Alan Partridge are similiar in so many ways.


I havent seen much of Alan Patridge (isn't he a fictional character, BTW?), but yes, I think they're pretty similar, up themselves, etc...

You can see Jeremy's smugness in the articles he's written for Top Gear magazine and for the Times (Google it folks)...although, he is a funny fellow. biggrin.gif
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OFFLINE   kichigai #36

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Posted 02 August 2006 - 10:17 PM

Yes Alan Partridge is fictional. He's played by UK comedian Steve Coogan.

AHA!

Edited by kichigai, 02 August 2006 - 10:18 PM.


OFFLINE   Splashmo #37

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Posted 29 December 2006 - 07:03 PM

Returns January 15th biggrin.gif

OFFLINE   Big Dan #38

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Posted 29 December 2006 - 07:28 PM

QUOTE (Splashmo @ Dec 29 2006, 08:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Returns January 15th biggrin.gif


That's just sexy. biggrin.gif
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OFFLINE   Reuder7 #39

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Posted 29 December 2006 - 07:41 PM

QUOTE (Splashmo @ Dec 29 2006, 08:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Returns January 15th biggrin.gif


AWESOME!!! I love this show!

OFFLINE   Ruddeger #40

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Posted 29 December 2006 - 09:42 PM

QUOTE (Splashmo @ Dec 29 2006, 08:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Returns January 15th biggrin.gif


That's a week later that SBS originally listed it for.

Even better news is that series 9 [SBS are about to show series 7] returns to the BBC on Jan 28th.The 'Hamster' is back.