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Series 1 2002

  • Series 1 Episode 1

    The one with Stig cheating a speed camera

    New TG kicks off by dodging a speed camera, racing a Lambo and a Zonda around our new track and putting Harry Enfield in a ‘reasonably priced car'. All that, plus a little Citroen.

    4 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 2

    The one with A bus jumping some motorbikes

    Our first big stunt – we attempt to clear a line of motorbikes with a double-decker. Clarkson drives a Noble, Richard gets gooey over a MkII Escort and Jay Kay visits us for the first time...

    2 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 3

    The one with Grannies doing donuts

    Can you teach your Nan to make proper donuts? We find out – and start our campaign to find the best looking car. Ross Kemp is our star and Richard races a Zonda in a kit car…

    4 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 4

    The one with Damon Hill and the Aston

    Top Gear’s long relationship with the Isle of Man begins as JC and Damon Hill test Aston against Ferrari. Steve Coogan laps our track while a Mondeo takes on the Germans...


    2 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 5

    The one with The budget Bond car

    We build a Bond car for £500, Jonathan Ross stars in our reasonably priced Liana and Richard laps up some Maybach luxury. Jeremy, meanwhile, smokes a set of tyres on a Bentley Arnage…


    4 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 6

    The one with The grannies again

    Donuts mastered, the grannies return to have a go at handbrake parking. Richard tests the BMW Z4, Jeremy moans about the hard ride in a Renault Vel Satis and Tara PT drives our Suzuki…


    4 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 7

    The one with The fastest faith

    Men of cloth take to our track in a battle to end all religious conflict – which faith is fastest? Jeremy rags a Lotus Elise around our track and Richard commutes in a Saab 9-3…

    3 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 8

    The one with Gambon corner

    Michael Gambon nearly rolls our reasonably priced car and renames a corner on the TG track as a result. Lotus builds a Lada, Richard drives some hottish minis and a Maserati gets Stigged…

    2 Video Clips
  • Series 1 Episode 9

    The one with The stripped-out Jaguar XJS

    The boys find out how much faster a Jag is after a diet, while Gordon Ramsay melts our bleep machine after tasting food we cooked on a Subaru. We also race a car against a plane…

    3 Video Clips
  • Candidates for the fastest faith

    The one with The fastest faith. Again

    More divine intervention on our track, plus our first telly awards and some pheasant shooting in a Range Rover. We also celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Lotus Esprit...