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Topic: 50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special

In a special edition of Top Gear, Richard Hammond celebrates 50 years of James Bond films with a look back at 007's legendary cars. He also talks to Daniel Craig and Sir Roger Moore, gets exclusive access behind the scenes of Bond's latest adventure, Skyfall, and pays special tribute to 007 by attempting to turn a Lotus into a fully working submarine car. The programme is scheduled to be broadcast next Monday (29th October) on BBC Two and BBC HD at 9pm.

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nqc6f

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special Trailer - BBC Two
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QGQS1lGNz0

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Moore Than wrote:

In a special edition of Top Gear, Richard Hammond celebrates 50 years of James Bond films with a look back at 007's legendary cars. He also talks to Daniel Craig and Sir Roger Moore, gets exclusive access behind the scenes of Bond's latest adventure, Skyfall, and pays special tribute to 007 by attempting to turn a Lotus into a fully working submarine car. The programme is scheduled to be broadcast next Monday (29th October) on BBC Two and BBC HD at 9pm.

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nqc6f

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special Trailer - BBC Two
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QGQS1lGNz0

What about BBC America?

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spy009 wrote:

What about BBC America?

The 50 Years of Bond cars Top Gear special premieres on BBC America, Monday 12th November at 8.30/7.30c.

http://www.bbcamerica.com/top-gear/guid … d-special/

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Moore Than wrote:
spy009 wrote:

What about BBC America?

The 50 Years of Bond cars Top Gear special premieres on BBC America, Monday 12th November at 8.30/7.30c.

http://www.bbcamerica.com/top-gear/guid … d-special/

Moore Than, I think you've become the JaBoogle of AJB (James Bond + Google) ajb007/lol ajb007/lol

I love the fact that how you found the info....Spy009 could have done the same  ajb007/shifty

As for the show... can't wait. I love Hammonds enthusiasm in the trailer, and I think it's goint to be a very entertaining watch  ajb007/martini

“You get used to the rejection and you don't take it personally” ~ Daniel Craig
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Lexi wrote:

Moore Than, I think you've become the JaBoogle of AJB (James Bond + Google) ajb007/lol ajb007/lol

I love the fact that how you found the info....Spy009 could have done the same  ajb007/shifty

As for the show... can't wait. I love Hammonds enthusiasm in the trailer, and I think it's goint to be a very entertaining watch  ajb007/martini

I've been called a few things in my time, but JaBoogle?  ajb007/lol

Yes, I've definitely had too much spare time lately. I need to get a life.  ajb007/biggrin

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Moore Than wrote:
Lexi wrote:

Moore Than, I think you've become the JaBoogle of AJB (James Bond + Google) ajb007/lol ajb007/lol

I love the fact that how you found the info....Spy009 could have done the same  ajb007/shifty

As for the show... can't wait. I love Hammonds enthusiasm in the trailer, and I think it's goint to be a very entertaining watch  ajb007/martini

I've been called a few things in my time, but JaBoogle?  ajb007/lol

Yes, I've definitely had too much spare time lately. I need to get a life.  ajb007/biggrin

I thought that was quite inspired.... you are the Google* meister of James Bond

*other search engines are available ajb007/lol

“You get used to the rejection and you don't take it personally” ~ Daniel Craig
Coffee keeps me busy until it's acceptable to drink wine!

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Lexi wrote:

I thought that was quite inspired.... you are the Google* meister of James Bond

*other search engines are available ajb007/lol

Thanks for the tip,  I just Googled search engines......but I'd much rather be called a Google meister than a Dogpile meister.  ajb007/biggrin

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Moore Than wrote:
Lexi wrote:

I thought that was quite inspired.... you are the Google* meister of James Bond

*other search engines are available ajb007/lol

Thanks for the tip,  I just Googled search engines......but I'd much rather be called a Google meister than a Dogpile meister.  ajb007/biggrin

That is hilarious... never knew that existed..... just goes to show what Google can uncover!

(but I was referring to search engines like Bing... before you thought I was trying to be uber smartarse! ajb007/biggrin )

“You get used to the rejection and you don't take it personally” ~ Daniel Craig
Coffee keeps me busy until it's acceptable to drink wine!

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A behind the scenes/preview of the Bond Cars Top Gear Special from producer Andy Wilman. The article includes comment from Guy Hamilton, interesting information on some of the cars. And also features "unsung heroes" like Roger Becker, the Lotus employee who delivered the Lotus Esprit to the set of The Spy Who Loved Me.

Top Gear TV special marks 50 years of all the Bond films' true stars - the cars
http://www.driving.co.uk/features/5039

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My wife hates Top Gear and simply loathes J Clarkson, ( yet he's a role model to me   ajb007/biggrin   )
Luckily she's  letting me watch this one. Or Rather I've shown my Might ALPHA-maleness
by telling her I'm watchin it.
    ( she dosent read any of my Posts so I'll probably get away with that )  ajb007/lol

1, OHMSS.  2,CR.   3, LTK.  4, FRWL.  5, Skyfall.

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50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special is now available on the BBC iPlayer for at least the next six days.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 … r_Special/

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It's a bit of a clip show, and only Richard Hammond presents, looking strangely rakish and Simon Templer-ish,. Their modified Lotus is introduced half way through then held off til the finale for its dip. Roger Moore, ever congenial, does an interview and shock - Guy Hamilton too, I thought he'd died years ago! Why didn't they get him to direct the last few Bonds!

Bond: Mr. Mathis, there's something that's been worrying me...
Mathis: Yes?
Bond: Well, you're a French police inspector, yet you speak with an Italian accent.
Mathis: Mamma mia, it worries me, too.

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You can download the rip directly from BBC at finalgear dot com

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it was brilliant really enjoyed it

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Very well done,Hope someday you'll be able to get it on DVD..

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Actually, I had this idea 15 years ago when I bought the Lotus  ajb007/lol


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For those of you who missed it first time round, and those who would like to see it again. 50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special will be broadcast on BBC2, Christmas Day at 6.25pm. And on BBC Three, Wednesday 2nd January 2013 at 8pm.

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01nqc6 … s/upcoming

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Re: 50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special is now available on the BBC iPlayer until New Years Day. Also, a reminder that it will be broadcast on BBC Three, next Wednesday 2nd January at 8pm.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 … r_Special/

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50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special is to be released on DVD, February 12th 2013. According to the article below, the DVD will include plenty of bonus footage shot with the franchise stars.

Top Gear's 50 Years Of Bond Cars To Debut On DVD In February
http://www.cinemablend.com/television/T … 50831.html

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The top gear special is also on tonight on BBC3 at 8pm, if you missed it.

1, OHMSS.  2,CR.   3, LTK.  4, FRWL.  5, Skyfall.

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Moore Than wrote:

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special is to be released on DVD, February 12th 2013. According to the article below, the DVD will include plenty of bonus footage shot with the franchise stars.

Top Gear's 50 Years Of Bond Cars To Debut On DVD In February
http://www.cinemablend.com/television/T … 50831.html

50 Years of Bond Cars: A Top Gear Special DVD is now available to order at Amazon in the UK (release date February 18th) and the US (release date February 12th).

Amazon UK
http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASI … homeofj-21

Amazon US
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/ … NJO/mi6-20

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I am definatly getting the DVD of this, since I missed the orginal broadcast on BBC America. Top Gear and James  Bond two my favorite things in the world.

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The thing I didn't like is how they bash Brosnan's movies for switching to BMW first off and second bash them for the cars not being in good chase scenes. They make NO mention of what the chase scenes in those movies were though. GoldenEye's chase was in the tank, on of my favorite chase scenes. Tomorrow Never Dies had two, one in the parking garage and one through Saigon. World's chase was in boats and one skis. All very good scenes.

Valentine: "Walther PPK, 7.65 mm. Only three men I know use such a gun....I believe I've killed two of them."
Bond: "Lucky me."
(gun cocked next to Bond's head)
Valentine: "I think not!"