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Why didn't BBC hire Sabine Schmitz?

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    tallonKarrade

    [1]Aug 30, 2008
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    She is the expert race driver that now presents the german version of top gear. I need to know why didnt bbc hire her first? a femail race driver, a love interest for stig or just another person that is taller tham richard.
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    twopratt

    [2]Sep 1, 2008
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    Even though I think that Sabine is fantastic, I wouldnt like to see any one else join the team. Male or Female. I just think that they have such chemistry that has been built up over the years and I am happy to see them doing speicals with her and the German Top Gear team.
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    Ultimate_Critic

    [3]Sep 1, 2008
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    Sorry but that question is ever so slightly silly. I doubt the BBC even considered putting her on the annual payroll... she simply isn't right for TG.
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    dh13579

    [4]Sep 2, 2008
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    Ultimate_Critic wrote:
    Sorry but that question is ever so slightly silly. I doubt the BBC even considered putting her on the annual payroll... she simply isn't right for TG.


    Agreed
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    old_tv_fan

    [5]Sep 2, 2008
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    because top gear is 3 blokes mucking about an women would ruin it. I no this sounds sexist but I am right
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    MattAllenLFC

    [6]Sep 3, 2008
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    old_tv_fan wrote:
    because top gear is 3 blokes mucking about an women would ruin it. I no this sounds sexist but I am right

    I don't have a sexist bone in my body and I agree.

    British television is incredibly feminine these days - particularly the BBC. Saturday evening, for example, is a TV oasis for women (and homosexuals). Programmes about finding stars for musicals, that awful choir programme and endless bloody dancing. The Eurovision Dance Contest is on this weekend - what the buggery is that!?

    No. Top Gear is a blokes' programme: made for blokes by blokes (but girls can watch too, we don't mind). Long may it continue without the interference of PC liberals (and women).

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    Bule1101

    [7]Sep 3, 2008
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    But when You think about it, each and every show Sabine was in were more than good, they were great!

    I was really happy to see her again in the last season, and wouldnt mind seeing her again on Top Gear...

    I always head a show in mind where all 3 guys go to the Ring, each in his car, and then Sabine shows them around. I hope they do it one day

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    sfaberge

    [8]Sep 3, 2008
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    The show also doesn't need a fourth presenter. The joking/open mockery between them works fine now and you know if they say anything about Sabine then the BBC will get thousands of e-mails from Greenpeace about sexism
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    dh13579

    [9]Sep 4, 2008
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    Bule1101 wrote:

    But when You think about it, each and every show Sabine was in were more than good, they were great!

    I was really happy to see her again in the last season, and wouldnt mind seeing her again on Top Gear...

    I always head a show in mind where all 3 guys go to the Ring, each in his car, and then Sabine shows them around. I hope they do it one day



    I wouldn't mind her on again but I wouldn't want her to become a permanent fixture
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    mermayd

    [10]Jul 21, 2010
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    I don't see why she couldn't be an occasional reviewer.
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    MattAllenLFC

    [11]Jul 22, 2010
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    Jeremy, James and Richard review the cars. She simply isn't needed and wouldn't bring anything to the programme.
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    spamprobable

    [12]Aug 6, 2010
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    Top Gear (UK) is for British people, although the rest of the world enjoys it. The mentality has to be from Britain. Using people from other countries wouldn't work at all.


    As others have said, she can maybe be on the occasional UK show but not a regular.

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    fujin_mage

    [13]May 8, 2011
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    she would have made a good stig

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    socluded

    [14]May 14, 2011
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    How do you know she isn't????
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    MattAllenLFC

    [15]May 20, 2011
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    socluded wrote:
    How do you know she isn't????


    Hmmm... and on that bombshell...

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    thribs

    [16]Jun 4, 2011
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    I thought they said that she was working on the German version of Top Gear.

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    JonesJJJ

    [17]Jun 5, 2011
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    Why would they bring her on??? Love the chemistry as is!!
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    MattAllenLFC

    [18]Jun 7, 2011
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    JonesJJJ wrote:
    Why would they bring her on??? Love the chemistry as is!!


    That's it. A lot of people simply fail to understand that a great part of Top Gear's success is the relationship between the three of them. Adding another presenter - male or female - would upset the balance.


    There's no need to fix that which is not broken.

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