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Series 3 Episode 3

The one with The drowned Hamster

Series 3, Episode 3 (2003)

Richard does the decent thing and drives a Vauxhall Belmont into a river, Jeremy tests Saabs aircraft connections and James heads for the countryside in a Subaru Outback. Rob Brydon also stars.


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    TestsFootballers’ life

    No, not the French Riviera but the cut-price Brit version. Jeremy takes the Bentley Continental GT to a place which sounds like a Bentley owner’s name. Sort of.

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  • Subaru Legacy Outback

    TestsJames in the Outback

    Subaru’s new Legacy Outback gets a jaunt into the countryside where James tries to prove that real, old-money toffs still prefer tractor-based workhorses to fashion accessories.

  • Saab 9-5

    TestsSaab vs jet fighter

    Saab makes a big deal out of its aircraft connections so JC calls their bluff by bringing a Harrier Jump Jet along to show that dentists, rather than pilots, will buy a 9-5.

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    CelebsRob Brydon in our Reasonably Priced Car (series 3, episode 3)

    First ever Welsh star guest gets a predictable load of stick off Jeremy, and then gives some stick to our really quite surprisingly affordable track-bound Liana.

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  • /uk/assets/cs/Car underwater 1

    StuntsRichard drives from a submerged car part 1 (series 3, episode 3

    Using the carefully chosen Vauxhall Belmont on the basis that you may feel like driving it into a river, Richard shows what happens when you do, and has a go at escaping.

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