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10/10
Really interesting show
gudger1198625 January 2020
This has been a really nice watch, Hammond is like a big kid... Well little ;D
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10/10
Much needed breath of fresh air
yarik835 March 2020
Richard is a perfect host for this show. He lights up like a kid for Christmas. Decades of presenting made him comfortable on camera. Show features huge things in which he conquers fears and braves the uncomfortable zone. Very informative and passionate
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9/10
Richard Hammond plays to his strengths and doesn't disappoint!
jchristoffersen-4099121 January 2020
Warning: Spoilers
This show is already from only the first episode look like to be another great venture for Richard Hammond. It is highly entertaining while it also shows off the massive Volskwagen Factory in Wulfsburg with a lot of informative bitesize chunks of information on the technological processes behind making cars, while keeping the whole thing centered around how the factory still employs 65 000 workers in an industry that has the public view that "robots are replacing the humans". He also showcases the more niché technologies like audiovisual tools to track wear damage in their huge machines before parts fail, all while again using the human element to keep the whole thing deeply grounded. 1 star has been deducted due to the rather boring and dated filming style, it would have been great to see this being shot with higher quality lenses and cameras to really show the beauty of the machinery, and not just LOOK like every other Discovery show, because everything else about this project is amazingly well written and executed. Well done to everyone who worked on this!
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10/10
Great show, but skip episode 9
benwilliams199916 March 2020
Every episode is fantastic, but you can skip episode 9. Episode 9 it literally a recap of the previous 8 episodes.
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10/10
Love at first sight...
atoonians10 March 2020
Love at first sight, and I didn't even have to look up. Hamster, I am short too.

I loved and absolutely enjoyed every episode of this show. The presentation of the material is straight forward. It's simple and understandable but yet very cleaver and informative at the same time leaving the viewer smart and satisfied.

Richard, what is there to say about the Hamster himself that hasn't been said. He's great. I love it how he gets into what he's presenting, how he lights up like a child at the science fare or a child at the ice cream stand as he's learning about the stuff he's presenting.

Live long and prosper Sir Richard, and please keep these shows coming.

Your Yankee viewer.

PS: It would be absolutely fun and great to have occasional cameos from the Capt Slow and the Master of Disaster every now and again.

Cheers!
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6/10
Interesting, but extremely scripted
0w029 March 2020
The thing that 'Top Gear' did so amazingly is making an ENTIRELY scripted show, look like it wasn't scripted at all... and yes, Top Gear did it very well before the Clarkson era ended and the show became HOT GARBAGE...

Well with this show unfortunately it's very very easy to notice that everything is scripted and ontop of that there's a few too many 'segments'. The problem with segments is that it completely breaks your immersion and concentration on what's happening, when the show flips over to the next segment... so instead of having Richard Hammond just walking through the entire VW Mega Factory, they instead chose to cut the entire show into easily 10 or more segments... this show would honestly have been much much better if they didn't do that, and instead just let Hammond loose in the factory with a camera crew and it would all be much more organic...

Instead the show ends up being extremely noticeably scripted and it only gets a 6/10 as far as documentary programming goes... that's what this show is afterall: a mini documentary.
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