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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 / ... 104 episodes, 2003-2018
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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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Comedy | Talk-Show

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AL | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

20 October 2002 (UK) See more »

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| (2002-)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Since the beginning of series 6, Jeremy Clarkson has always introduced The Stig using "Some Say ...". See more »

Quotes

Jeremy Clarkson: [about Porsche Carrera GT] I'm speaking to you now from inside one of the Venturi tunnels!
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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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User Reviews

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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