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James May hates the Top Gear U.S. hosts

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  1. BodyDroppedNikes

    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    The latest episode (toughest truck) was actually damn good. I laughed a ton.

    As i originally pointed out, give it time, and they will start getting more natural.
     
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    ^ True but to the real enthusiast, BBC’s version will always be the bar.
     
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    is there a link for streaming episodes of the u.s. version?
     
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    I've only seen them for download. Have you tried Surfthechannel?
     
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    finalgear.com has torrents, as does 'noid
    history.com does steam some episodes. I think i watched the first one on their website.
     
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    I don't mind it, I have never seen the bbc version so i can't compare. The tough truck was great.
     
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    whats the matter with you jeef? lol you're missing out on damn good tv.
     
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    Caught the tough truck episode today. Extremely funny.
     
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    toughest truck by far best episode, and i think the us version would be tits if it had dif. hosts! Like they shoulda tried getting jesse james or tim allen or jay leno actual car guys!
     
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    I thought all around it was an all around good show, i think in time they will get their own groove and become as renown as u.k's top gear
     
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    They should get Stacey from trucks, the original trucks to host it.
     
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    ^I used to watch his shows all the time.
     
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    Does it compare with the Toyota Hilux episode?
     
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    it could quite possibly be one of the 10 best non-sitcom shows on tv. actually, i can't think of many any non-sitcom shows that are better. if you throw out shows like married with children, dexter, mash, etc...it's one of the best shows ever.

    the cinematography in some of the videos is amazing. the hosts are great. the topic is awesome. i really could consider BBC's Top Gear one of the best shows of all time. Even including scripted shows, but I'm bias towards car shows.
     
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    Toughest truck episode was pretty funny ..season finale was last night
     
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    I thought the truck one was funny but way too many things were so obviously setup and the host just didn't pull it off.

    It was one of those, oh I know whats coming, yup it happened but it was still funny anyways.
     
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