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Motor show 'Top Gear' off to a bumpy start

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>> Pointless, dumb, irritating, so boring it barely exists.
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e brand new Top Gear promised full throttle but the reviews suggest it was more car crash TV. The world's biggest motoring show premiered on Sunday with new faces, new places, and new cars but hit a curb as soon as the critics began to surface.
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The Guardian calling it a second hand car show accusing main host, Chris Evans, of trying too hard to be like Jeremy Clarkson.>> NFL players being brought off the bench for specific plays.>> Clarkson was dropped by the BBC last year after he verbally and physically abused the producer, and is now working on a new motoring show for Amazon Prime.
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His replacement taking to Twitter on Monday to defend the show. Listing audience stats followed by the word fact. His co-host, Matt Le Blanc also subject to a bit of a road rage, the son calling him a slightly morosed version of Joey from Friends.>> That is a big dude.
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>> And The Guardian calling him sexist, after a G string joke involving someones mother, ouch.>> Go out, go out.>>
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