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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Richard Hammond ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 231 episodes, 2002-2018
Jeremy Clarkson ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 230 episodes, 2002-2018
James May ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 220 episodes, 2003-2018
Ben Collins ...  The Stig / ... 104 episodes, 2003-2012
The Stig The Stig ...  Himself / ... 114 episodes, 2003-2019
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Storyline

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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Talk-Show

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

20 October 2002 (UK) See more »

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Top Gear See more »

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| (2002-)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The show has close links with the UK military who have, among other things; tried to target a Range Rover Sport with a Challenger 2 tank; proved that a Hughes Apache attack helicopter cannot get a missile lock on a Lotus Exige; driving a Mercedes SLK and a Porsche Boxster through an Irish Guard sniper-filled abandoned town to see how many times they could hit the driver; set the fastest ever lap of the test track using a Royal Navy BAe Sea Harrier FA.2 (0.31 sec); and launched Stig One to his 'death' from the deck of HMS Ark Royal during a drag race between a stripped & nitrous-modified Jaguar XJS and a Sea Harrier. See more »

Quotes

Jeremy Clarkson: [about TVR Tuscan 2] It's supposed to be easier to live with, and easier to drive... so has it worked?
[whilst driving]
Jeremy Clarkson: Ohh... Oh, my God. No... no... no, no, no. No. No. No, it hasn't.
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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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This one goes up to 11!!
16 August 2006 | by Ally KentSee all my reviews

I don't care what anyone says - the British are the funniest of all. Jeremy, Richard and James are all so different - but this is what makes this show REALLY work. I have fallen off the couch so many times laughing that it is becoming a hazard!

The show is entertaining, informative and hilarious - I would say the only drawback is after watching it you have to go and get in your own car and imagine what Jeremy would say about it. (I can assure you - his comments would not be good about mine!!)

It also doesn't hurt that James May is the most delicious thing on two legs - I just love this British gentleman - he is what men ought to be!

This one definitely goes all the way to 11!


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