What have you done to my show?

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What have you done to my show? You took it and made it american. Half the reason I watched the show was because it was from the UK. I love their accents and their sence of sportsmanship. I watched the American version tonight and found that they seamed to be more conserned with putting the other teams down and winning at all costs then just having a good time. Oh my.. Well I won't be watching that anymore. Do you know where I could see scrapheap wars?

-- Yummer Cat (PepsiMaddness@excite.com), January 04, 2001


If it's any consolation, Yummer, I believe the show is still produced in the U.K.; however, I think they're experimenting with a more Yankee Doodle approach for the American audience. Unfortunately, in REMAKING at least TWO of the British Junkyard Wars episodes for American audiences, the producers have betrayed the fact that the mechanical designs are entirely scripted, and that no real mechanical ingenuity is required. That's what sadde

-- Charles Austin (Veiocity@aol.com), January 04, 2001.

Yeah, exactly. Like in the british episode of the hotrods, they helped out the other guys to get their drag racer to work. In this one, they didn't seme to care when the one guy brought up the other teams problems.

-- Jeremy Phillippe (cannabis@home.com), January 04, 2001.

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