The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.
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Richard Hammond ...  Self - Presenter / ... 230 episodes, 2002-2021
Jeremy Clarkson ...  Self - Presenter / ... 229 episodes, 2002-2021
James May ...  Self - Presenter / ... 219 episodes, 2003-2021
The Stig The Stig ...  Self - Presenter / ... 145 episodes, 2004-2020
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Top Gear is a British television series about motor vehicles, primarily cars, and is a relaunched version of the original 1977 show of the same name, airing since 2002, and becoming the most widely watched factual television programme in the world. Written by paul keeling

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Bring on the Bangers and Mash!


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For the 2019 Harris-McGuinness-Flintoff series, the traditional featured Stig's "How fast is the car around our track" sequence was moved over to online only, freeing up a few more minutes of screen-time on the main show, at least in the original BBC Two edit. See more »

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Richard Hammond: [announcing the nominees for the Weirdest Renault] Ok, Weirdest Renault of the year. The nominees are as follows: The Velsatis. It's a businessman's car, but only if your business is Enron. The Megane, a family car, but only if your family is the Osbournes. And the Avantime, it is a sporty coupe but only if you don't want a car of that sporty or a coupe.
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Alternate Versions

Top Gear reruns on the UKTV Network (including the Dave channel) have approximately one quarter of the episodes cut out to make room for adverts. They also cut out most un-PC jokes and BBC references. See more »

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Referenced in The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.1 (2009) See more »

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Jessica
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written by Dickey Betts
arranged by Christian Henson
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Best Car programme ever!
27 June 2004 | by ultrachronicSee all my reviews

If you like cars, then this programme is just simply amazing. Unlike most programmes that are in this genre, the programme has survived a beyond 20 years at the top, and not many programmes come close. 5th Gear on five does come close, but it just doesn't have the heart or the dedication that Top Gear does.

While the people on 5th Gear only talk about cars, the Top Gear crew talk about everything that is to do with cars, and not just the cars themselves. For example, they have "Star in a Reasonably Priced Car" where a celebrity goes round their track to see how fast they are. And once, they decided to test the Toyota Pickup's claim of being the "the toughest car on the road" by basically ramming it into stuff, and putting it on a building that got demolished etc. and it still actually run. They also once tested if you can run your diesel car off of Vegetable Oil (you can, although your exhaust smells like a bag of chips).

Overall, this programme's great and a show you must fit into your weekly schedule, gets 10/10


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