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PostPost by: GrUmPyBoDgEr » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:44 am

When the sketch started with them getting beige paint matched to a hearing aid I knew this was going to be another Top Gear classic. Sublime!
Maybe it will be in for some criticism for involving those old folks but I'm pleased I recorded it because the next time I view it I will have a few beers handy so that when the sketch reaches that stage again I will be rolling around on the floor in laughter.
This time they've achieved "Fawlty Towers" quality!
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PostPost by: 69S4 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:17 am

And for once they actually managed to improve things - that Fiat looked quite good with the Rover badges and grill :lol:
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PostPost by: MickG » Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:02 am

I got the distinct impression that the old folks enjoyed themselves. They were all probably fighting each other to see who was going.
Glad of a good day out :D

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PostPost by: billwill » Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:27 pm

Drat. Missed it.
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PostPost by: ken ob » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:13 pm

Bill, It is normally repeated the following Saturday. It should also be on the BBC i player. Ken
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PostPost by: richardcox_lotus » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:22 pm

Just seem it. Quite enjoyable. I think a front bumber like that should be compulsory on all new cars.

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PostPost by: GrUmPyBoDgEr » Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:26 pm

richardcox_lotus wrote:Just seem it. Quite enjoyable. I think a front bumber like that should be compulsory on all new cars.

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PostPost by: trw99 » Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:44 pm

Just watched it on iPlayer (for us cool kids). One of the better recent TGs!

I agree Richard; compulsory bumers like those would be good, especially in beige.


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PostPost by: tcsoar » Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:43 am

richardcox_lotus wrote: I think a front bumber like that should be compulsory on all new cars.

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Volvo have already got the patent on them :P

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