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Old 17th June 2019, 11:55   #1
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Did anyone happen to watch the first episode of the new series?
Not a bad start but,.............................I just can't stand Flintoff
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Given up watching it. Mostly rubbish now.

We were entertained before but now it's just big kids playing with toys that we're not allowed to share.
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Old 17th June 2019, 21:35   #3
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Did anyone happen to watch the first episode of the new series?
Not a bad start but,.............................I just can't stand Flintoff
I cannot stand any of them especially Harris. I did watch it ~ Glutton for punishment me.. The trio are not TV "naturals". Same with now almost 100% processional and predictable Formula 1 "action" simply because for me, the cars are always the real stars.

Love the way the BBC's Big Chief F1 writer of FAKE F1 news has for all time posted that the Ferrari is the fastest car. Never mentioning that the Mercedes is by far the better and more reliable racing package. All part of the BBC's "GET" bias. Vettel, Trump,

I do hope Big Chief F1 BBC keeps it up so the bookmakers take on board his "expert" media-bot opinion. That means quite often the nearest thing to a racing certainty, a Mercedes-Benz win, is available at generous odds which I have been known to take advantage of ... a few times.. Of that I'm very guilty .. M'Lud.

So Mercedes-Benz F1 success ( with much UK input ) consistently showing a clean pair of real wheels on track to both Ferrari and McLaren no doubt sells cars worldwide.

This car consumer would still prefer to own a McLaren or Ferrari road car like those shown in the show tonight ( ? repeat ) ... except maybe a Gull Wing 300sl Mercedes-Benz I fell in love with as a small boy seeing one outside the Dorchester Hotel in London around 1954. They go for mere few million quid now ..
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They are trying to copy the format that Clarkson, May and the Hamster did.

And love them or hate them they certainly put on a better show than the people who have tried to follow in their footsteps
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Would like to see people (ordinary people) working on cars personally, I do prefer Wheeler Dealers as a car show.
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Would like to see people (ordinary people) working on cars personally, I do prefer Wheeler Dealers as a car show.
Me too. Have a lot of respect for big Edd and Mike. Not seen a bad one and thanks to FREEVIEW repeats, still see episodes not seen before.

There are a lot of Car Type shows on FREEVIEW including a range of offerings form the USA. Of those I like FANTOM Works. Dan Short is a top man in all respects and has admirable people skills when dealing with clientele and his team.

Back on TG, Matt Le Blanc was a natural in the previous series. ... I liked his style. That despite his annoyingly obvious liking and penchant for those pendulous tarted up Volkswagens.. OK, Porsches..
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Mike Brewer and Edd China have gone their separate ways, haven't seen any of the spin offs yet. Think WD was drifting to a U.S. format and Edd wasn't keen.
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I too gave up after Clarkson and co left as many said it's just an entertainment show now and not much at all of anything about every day stuff people can afford. Having said that, I haven't laughed to much after watching this one, Mcguiness and Flintoff I my opinion were the funniest.

Would I watch it again.... probably
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I liked it, best itís been for a few years.......


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............Never mentioning that the Mercedes is by far the better and more reliable racing package. All part of the BBC's "GET" bias. Vettel, Trump,

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So Mercedes-Benz F1 success ( with much UK input ) consistently showing a clean pair of real wheels on track to both Ferrari and McLaren no doubt sells cars worldwide.
...............

Finally, he sees the light and appreciates Mercedes (it's German )
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