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The Official "The Grand Tour" Thread.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Silver02Taco, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. Nov 18, 2016 at 6:32 PM
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    Silver02Taco

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    Well...

    Today -11/18/16 marks the opening of the Show that, unless you've lived under a rock for the last 12 years, replaces the best "Pokey Motoring Show on Television" with the "Best Pokey Motoring Show on the Internets". :D

    Let the discussion...










    Begin!! :woot:


    Here are the trailers for those who HAVE actually lived under a rock...

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    https://youtu.be/kLtpcxtk4HI


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    https://youtu.be/QOmh9JZJWFc
     
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  2. Nov 18, 2016 at 6:33 PM
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    do they even have a budget...

    damn
     
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  3. Nov 18, 2016 at 6:34 PM
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    Some Relentless Fab, some Bay Area Metal Fab, some Total Chaos Fab, some ADS, some King...
    Personally, I thought it was hilarious!

    The production quality is, so-far, on par with the original series, and it seems that it's going to pick-up right where it left off on the BBC.

    And yeah, the budget for the entire first series was like 5x that of what the BBC gave them... :laughing:
     
  4. Nov 18, 2016 at 6:52 PM
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    Laughed my head off. Loved every bit. Looking forward to next Friday!
     
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  5. Nov 18, 2016 at 6:58 PM
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  6. Nov 18, 2016 at 7:15 PM
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    I can see why Jeremy said the BBC might sue them, they've taken everything that made Top Gear No. 1 with them and it's brilliant. Honestly though I could watch them run errands and it would be better than what Top Gear now has to offer. Great first episode, when they settle in I'm sure it will be even better.
     
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  7. Nov 18, 2016 at 7:53 PM
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    I've been waiting a year and 1/2 to see which car would come out on top. Honestly I thought the P1 would be in 2nd with the Porsche in 1st.

    I'm just glad to see the three of them back together again. It was the only show that I actually looked forward to and now they are back. Hell even my wife loved Top Gear and she laughed her ass off tonight. Good enough for me.
     
  8. Nov 18, 2016 at 7:56 PM
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    Some Relentless Fab, some Bay Area Metal Fab, some Total Chaos Fab, some ADS, some King...
    That's an awesome review, right there! :thumbsup: :hattip:
     
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  9. Nov 18, 2016 at 7:59 PM
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    Now I'm ready to see them destroy Jeremy's house
     
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    Silly question, but how do you subscribe to Amazon Prime, or whatever it is to be able to see it?
     
  11. Nov 18, 2016 at 8:10 PM
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    Log on to Amazon.

    Register for Prime.

    Give them a credit card (that works, I've missed that step on occasion).

    Enjoy from PC, app-enabled TV (Sony, Roku stick, whatever), iPad, or wherever fine streaming shows are streamed from.
     
  12. Nov 18, 2016 at 8:25 PM
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    It was awesome. The fact that they're traveling around to film the show is better than the original IMO. Their new test track looks cooler than the old one, but "The American" was a bit dull. I've never even heard of the guy. I hope they replace him with someone a bit more lively, or who is known for racing outside of the U.S.

    I really liked the opening bit with Jeremy leaving London and showing up to LA, then Hammond and May joining him on the freeway. And the whole "Burning Van" show in the desert and the hundreds of cool cars and trucks on the lake bed was rad. I wonder if they'll make an intro unique to each location they film in? Although with this episode's opening costing millions to produce I doubt it.
     
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    I agree about "The American". They could've done better. Though they have to have him different enough to not get sued, so maybe that's why he had to actually talk...
     
  14. Nov 18, 2016 at 8:49 PM
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    Cool. I really love watching those three idiots, so I might have to go ahead and spring for this! "After all, how hard could it be??"
    "Oh, Cock", don't say that!
     
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    isn't he supposed to change his name to Jennifer now, too?
     
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    It was great. Although I must say that I really miss the Stig and all the jokes associated with him.
     
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    Some say he thought Brexit was a new British laxative...
     
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    That was pretty good, though the celebrity part was a bit Meh. I hope they show tearing down Jeremy's house at the end of the season!:eek:
     
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    I was at the filming of this show!!!
    It was so cool to see those guys in person, and if I'm honest, funnier in person. I think they just need a little bit of time to get back in the grove of shooting in front of an audience, and to figure out what works and doesn't work now that they have things they legally aren't allowed to do.
    But I am so excited for some of the awesome trips they have planned.... they are going to be awesome!

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    I have shown this to my son, and he is :jellydance:. He asks how y'all did the "crowd riot" over the "RAF versus USAF" dispute. Was that as much fun to do as it looked?
     
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