It failed on a more basic level than we've seen all season.
A misleading segment, a rushed, artificial race, and a lack of the show's traditionally beautiful video make Top Gear's fourth episode a disappointment.
Chris Harris and Rory Reid to take more prominent role, will be on every week.
Chris Evans will have a smaller role, while Rory Reid and Chris Harris will get more screen time. Will it be enough to reverse the sinking ship?
Chris Harris, Rory Reid, and a couple of key guests give us what we’ve been missing.
With two long-awaited hosts to help carry the load and a hilarious guest interview, Top Gear's third episode is far and away its best effort so far.
Reminder: YouTube masses are not the arbiters of taste.
For starters, there are no cars and it's not that funny.
Issues remain, including the terrible interviews and a lack of driving impressions.
There are strong pieces in the latest episode of Top Gear, but some of the problems that cropped up in episode one are still here in the second outing.
Stats don't include the BBC iPlayer online streaming, which should improve the lackluster numbers.
Just 2.8 million people tuned in for last night's second episode, down from last week's 4.3 million and half the average of old Top Gear.
Jumps, gravel, asphalt, splashes of water.
A 360° tour of the track is just the thing we need.
British bookies are already offering odds on Evans firing, show's cancellation.
Former hosts Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond aren't commenting, but James May said he's a "massive fan." Critics and fans haven't been so kind.
Aside from Evans, most of the problems with episode one seem fixable.
The new Top Gear's first episode looks as good as the old version but its new host, Chris Evans, is obnoxious.
Plus what you can expect and a recap of behind-the-scenes drama.
It's back! Now make sure you're properly prepared.
"Of course we want to beat the other guys."
Evans, LeBlanc, Reid, Schmidt, Harris, and Jordan versus Clarkson, Hammond, and May. Fight!
He read the review on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, naturally.
Let's just say that in-studio filming of the first episode of the reborn Top Gear didn't go well.
Top Gear star speaks out amid BBC royal charter drama.
Chris Evans thinks top stars should get paid less as the BBC could soon be forced to publish the salaries of its biggest on-screen names.
Chris Evans says former host "is one of my heroes."
With Clarkson's long history of offenses, new Top Gear host Chris Evans finds it strange that Jezza hitting a coworker was the last straw.
The new, 30-minute show will follow Top Gear and air from the show's studio.
Top Gear is about to become a lot more accessible for fans that want to see how the magic is made, thanks to a new companion show set to follow each episode.
BBC source tells The Sun that the Radio 2 and Top Gear host is acting like a diva.
Chris Evans has begun taking his frustrations out on the staff of his Radio 2 show, allegedly yelling "so viciously" that a producer was brought to tears.
Evans thinks LeBlanc "severely damaged the brand" during controversial war memorial filming.
Anglo-American relations on the Top Gear set have allegedly suffered following Matt LeBlanc's donuts at the London Cenotaph, a World War I memorial.
Call it the consolation prize to Amazon snagging the old hosts.
Netflix missed out on Top Gear's hosts but it has snagged the rights to stream the new version with Chris Evans. We just don't know exactly when and where.
Top Gear's new teaser shows highlights from the upcoming season, including Matt LeBlanc in a Reliant Robin and Chris Evans getting sick with Sabine Schmitz. The video is full of glimpses from the upcoming episodes.
Top Gear's lead host Chris Evans is only working from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., after which point he's "useless" and "fried."
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