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"Top Gear" Returns In January!

Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:37 pm

Great news for all the petrolheads: According to www.finalgear.com, Jezza has confirmed that Top Gear will be returning in week 3 in January (ie. most likely the 21st) and that they will be including the crash footage that nearly killed off everyon'es favourite Hamster.

More info here: http://www.finalgear.com/news/2006/1.../the-top-gear-countdown-has-begun/
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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:47 pm

So is the Hamster better now ?
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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Sun Dec 10, 2006 10:52 pm

It shall be great when it returns, looking forwards to it! I'm not sure about showing the crash footage, kind of a bit morbid, but as nobody was killed and I expect they have the Hamsters permission then it will be shown.

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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:42 am

Hammond will be giving his first TV interview since the crash , on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, 22nd December.
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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:34 am

Excellent- can't wait for the return of TG!
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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Mon Dec 11, 2006 6:35 am


Can't Wait.

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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:37 am

According to Final Gear, the first episode will air 28th January. I am siked, you should see my MSN nick.. Big grin

BTW, Fifth Gear wasn't too bad this season. However at the start, I always wait to hear, "Tonight on Top Gear..." instead I hear, Hello and welcome to Fifth Gear. Just doesn't work. LOL
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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:17 pm

Our Discovery network showed packaged 'best of' excerpts of "Top Gear" for about a month last year. I wish their was a legal way to see them, maybe BBC America channel will get them. Apparently from what others said here in other threads on this program, the USA version was done as a 'best of' form as some of they were generally quite negatively critical of USA made cars and as many of their car reports were of cars we don't get in North America. Even some episodes of 'Fifth Gear' were shown on the Speed Channel a while back. I like UK humor and an alternative point of view.
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RE: "Top Gear" Returns In January!

Mon Dec 11, 2006 2:57 pm

This is exciting. I wanted to know if they sold these DVDs for US format? I have BBC and all subBBCs here in the states but am not sure if it will air on those channels. I know Hammond wanted the video to be shown.

If anyone knows, let me know!

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