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Old August 19th, 2012, 09:54 PM
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One car too far

Anyone watching this? Boy Discovery Channel has let me down.
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Old August 19th, 2012, 10:00 PM
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About as entertaining as Top Gear America.. the Asian dude is a complete idiot. How is it the camera truck doesn't seem to be having an issue. God I hate product placement too.
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Old August 19th, 2012, 10:01 PM
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Wow. That was lame.
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Old August 19th, 2012, 10:21 PM
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Old August 19th, 2012, 10:48 PM
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What I expected. Pure sh*t
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Old August 19th, 2012, 11:15 PM
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Recording it now; I guess I'll temper my expectations
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Old August 20th, 2012, 01:07 AM
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That brit should be ashamed, a supposed ex special forces solder riding around with an idiot in a jeep. I bet he has a defender at home in the UK. It's a jeep/ superwinch comercial.
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Old August 20th, 2012, 09:15 AM
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They could have benefited from leaving out the stupid commentary, kind of like the Olympics...
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Old August 26th, 2012, 09:46 PM
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This show is terrible. Not to sound racist, but the Asian guy can't drive.
I missed last week's episode but this week they are on a glacier pretending it is -10 degrees but from the way they are talking and acting it sure don't look that cold to me. The Asian guy just made "tire chains" for the rear of the jeep out of jute rope. The announcer proclaimed that without them they would slide down the glacier out of control.

The tire rope-chains apparently added so much traction that they broke a c-clip. The fat guy was driving but completely oblivious to the tire walking out in his mirror.

This show is terrible, even for Discovery, this is really shameful. Please change the show, it's not too late! Let Wo Fat have the Jeep and release him separately from the royal marine. Jeep idiot tries to get to civilization before the British guy can kill him.
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Old August 26th, 2012, 10:16 PM
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Producers had to give them something to do. Most of that sh*t is staged bullsh*t.
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Old August 26th, 2012, 11:21 PM
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I think this show would be really cool if they had a few teams competing against eachother. The Wu guy is just the absolute worst
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Producers had to give them something to do. Most of that sh*t is staged bullsh*t.

More like all of it... Those guys were fresh from the hotel the morning after breaking that axle.

------ Follow up post added August 26th, 2012 11:23 PM ------

I am sure Bill Burke was available, why didn't the just get him to do a show??
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Old August 26th, 2012, 11:41 PM
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Hey guys as long as we keep the wheels turning we'll get out... Somehow... After all Bill did hone his winter driving skills in the mountains of Utah... That's where he developed his Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift style of off road driving...
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Old August 27th, 2012, 06:08 AM
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Saw it for the first time last night too. The Brit is okay, but that Wu dude is a pussy. The majority of the show looks to be staged.

Discovery ordered 6 episodes, so hopefully that's it.
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Old August 27th, 2012, 06:40 AM
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Sounds like Discovery needs to send the show to the crusher.
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Old August 27th, 2012, 07:31 AM
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I particularly like the "I love Wu" hat...
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Old August 27th, 2012, 07:56 AM
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at least the jeep is a diesel!
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Old August 27th, 2012, 08:48 AM
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Extremely disappointed in the show... Is this crap what we have been reduced to as a moronic viewing audience.. These so called bullshit reality shows.. This is what the producers think we will fall for....????? Get Bear Grylls to do it... The Brit was good as far as his survival techniques but the driver was wu-ful.. I believe some of the other episodes has come under criticism for their reckless approach to bashing through the jungle with no regard for "treading lightly"...I for one am going to write to them and tell them it sucks.. And obviously staged...
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Old August 27th, 2012, 09:27 AM
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Bear Grylls stages his shit too!

http://youtu.be/BBmhNA7JME4
http://youtu.be/3UpSlpvb1is
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Just don't tell me Shipping Wars is staged as well -- I'm not sure I could handle that level of disappointment.
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