Top Gear – Series 12, Episode 1

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Top Gear - Series 12, Episode 1

The lads are back! A cracking episode to kick off Series 12. From the Porsche 911 GT2 v Lamborghini Gallardo 560-4 comparo that was classic Clarkson, to the arsing about in the £5000 Lorry Challenge, this was Top Gear at its absolute best. In the middle was an entertaining news package and a thoroughly enjoyable interview with Sir Michael Parkinson.

If you’ve not see this episode I suggest you use the powers of the internets to find it and watch it. If you have seen the episode, and were wondering, yes, Jeremy Clarkson did hurt himself in that smash!

Oh, one other question about Series 12 has been answered, the Vietnam special will air in this series, and I’d pencil in 28 December as a possible broadcast date.

I didn’t want to make comparisons with Top Gear Australia, but, well, the original is better isn’t it. To the SBS guys, watch this episode. If you reach this level you’ll have done very, very well!

Update 5 November: Jeremy’s ‘murder a prostitute’ quip during his summary of a lorry driver’s daily routine has dropped him and the BBC in hot water. Read more…