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IRT Deadliest Roads: S01E01: Freefall Freeway

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by RobertE, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. wilbur_the_goose

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    I was talking to a couple Indian guys at work about the show. They loved it.

    I asked them if it's as bad as it looked on TV, and they replied, "It's worse".

    They said they can't drive when they go back home because they get used to American roads and drivers - how everything is "orderly" and "polite". And this is in metro Philly!
     
  2. Scott Kocourek

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    I think it would have made this show great if they had an English speaking Indian driver on this show, just so we could see how it was really done.
     
  3. wilbur_the_goose

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    Scott - he spoke English, just not a USA dialect.
     
  4. spartanstew

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    Who? There weren't any Indian drivers that I saw.
     
  5. Scott Kocourek

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    I didn't see any Indian drivers either.
     
  6. James Long

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    Apparent Alex didn't see enough of them (crunch crunch).

    The "spotter" in the car was a local ... which worked out well for Alex. It is good to have a pair of eyes on the other edge of the road but these North American's are used to driving alone. And for Alex the spotter got to talk to the police and keep him out of the conflicts.

    It would have been nice to have a film crew in a Indian driven truck. That is what made the last two years in Alaska fun. Seeing how the Canadian "rookies" brought in by the film crew stacked up against experienced Americans. Seeing how old timers like George and Jesse did their job and did it well using all of their experience on that road.

    The first two years had rookie vs veteran. Hugh the boss and his minions in year one ... seeing just how good Hugh and the others were by putting them on a different road in year two (although that decision was driven by the film crew being kicked off of the road).

    We have no veterans of the Indian roads to watch do it right ... other than the drivers of the green buses who seem to be very confident in their vehicles and their abilities. But we only get to see them go by as a blur.
     
  7. Scott Kocourek

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    That's what I was getting at, you said it quite a bit better.
     
  8. SWORDFISH

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    My guess is Lisa.

    Although Rick is entertaining and I would like to see him stay, it didn't look like he could take much more of that stress.



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