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Top Gear 

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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, 2002-2018
Jeremy Clarkson ...  Self - Presenter / ... 229 episodes, 2002-2018
James May ...  Self - Presenter / ... 219 episodes, 2003-2018
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 series 29, shot during the covid-19 pandemic production period, the trio dynamic seems to have evolved into Chris Harris being the "serious" experienced motoring journalist hard-core petrolhead racing driver, Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff as the team daredevil with a cast-iron stomach and a regular habit of crashing vehicles, with Paddy McGuinness as the "jack the lad", with a passion for designing eccentric vehicles. Also, this season, the celebrity guest content was dropped, meaning more screen time with the hosts' films. Additionally, the "studio" audience segments were moved outside to part of the airfield, and re-staged and shot as a socially distanced "drive-in concert", not unlike the "Top Gear Live" tour. See more »

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Jeremy Clarkson: [peering into the engine bay on the Lotus Exige] To get an idea of just how spartan this thing is, you just have to look through the rear window. Back there you've got chicken wire, bakofoil and tupperware. It's kind of like peering into one of your grannies' old kitchen cabinets.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in Top Gear: At the Movies (2011) See more »

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Jessica
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written by Dickey Betts
arranged by Christian Henson
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Worth every penny the BBC invests.
25 May 2006 | by chaleteighteenSee all my reviews

While it can be argued that more substantial programmes exist, whether fictional or not, it is certain that Top Gear is an extraordinarily entertaining show with plenty to keep most on their bolsters. This is certainly due to the faithful backing of the BBC, but more importantly, to the three crazed bloody lunatics who host the series. Clarkson, May and Hammond share between each other many decades worth of experience in broadcasting, as well as motoring, and are impeccable contrasts well matched for their respective opinions 'n roles. The various features included in the shows and the involvement in these & all motoring matters, are exemplary, and quite frankly, unmatched by anything television has yet seen. I can safely assume that no better motoring show exists anywhere. I love it, so will you, guaranteed.


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20 October 2002 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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