I wouldn’t bother otherwise, but damn it man, people need opinions!
The Worst Show of 2016 - The Grand Tour
So, given a fresh start on Amazon, did the original Top Gear team of Clarkson, Hammond and May make similar positives changes to sort out their stale schtick? No. They somehow made things worse. Gone is all the subtlety of early Top Gear, doubling down on the pantomime “Oh no, this is totally a real thing that is happening” dross that made the last few seasons on BBC Two increasingly harder to watch. In the mire of bad motoring shows, the better team somehow made the worst show.
The Best Shows of 2016
3 - Daredevil Season 2
2 - Stranger Things
1 - Game Of Thones Season 6
Far Cry Primal was perhaps the only major console game I bought (Uncharted 4 will happen eventually, but it won’t be until 2017), and it was good, but not great. It had a lot of fun mechanics, but it did feel like really good DLC as opposed to a fully fledged game for whatever reason.
The Best Video Game of 2016 - Pokemon Moon
As is tradition, here are a smattering of the best Epic Rap Battles of History that came out this year.