Video: Top Gear’s "Christmas Special" in its entirety!

Very rarely do we see a full episode of Top Gear find its way into the ‘Tubes, but somehow, the show’s highly-anticipated “Christmas Special” ended up on You Tube. Yup, all 76 minutes of it. Granted, we don’t know how long it’s going to last, but for now, it’s here for your viewing pleasure.

The boys are back for the first episode of the show’s 16th season, and as with all season premieres go, Clarkson, May, and Hammond wasted little time with their usual banter and theatrics. For the season opener, the three “Wise Men” relieved the journey undertaken by the original Three Kings on their way to Bethlehem. But in true Top Gear fashion, going all the way to Bethlehem isn’t enough of an adventure for these guys so they opted to take the trip with a few, shall we say, ‘complications’, along the way. Check out the full season 16 opener and get your jollies off of the wild adventure of the “Three Wise Men” on their way to the birthplace of Jesus.


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  (444) posted on 03.28.2011

Yes, i have to agree also that this one of the best episodes on TopGear. And most probably, they are modern version of "three kings". The skills and intelligence of the hosts really shows in this episodes, they have an amazing tandem!

  (570) posted on 03.24.2011

I have watched the full video and I would say that this is one of my favorite episode ever! Hammond, May and Clarkson received a recognition for this one. Hurray!

  (386) posted on 03.10.2011

Yeah, I agree with you, this is definitely one of the best. I think maybe this is the real deal why Top Gear USA is much better on the UK. I haven’t read too much about Top Gear UK.

  (797) posted on 03.9.2011

I think this one of the best episode that “Original” Top Gear have done.
You cannot really compare the original from the copy cat! The ending of the episode is so genius and funny!

  (539) posted on 01.26.2011

Feels like watching a movie..I really enjoy watching. Now, I’m a bit excited for this year Christmas special!smiley

  (797) posted on 01.26.2011

I’ve watched the video for several times! And lol! It’s funny and crazy!

  (630) posted on 01.25.2011

from the beginning of the episode I got really excited. It was so crazy. OMG, they went on exciting! But I have to agree that the ending is kind of scripted.

  (445) posted on 01.25.2011

Oh no! Where’s the video? I haven’t finish the whole video yet. I’ve stopped on Sri Lanka.smiley.. But I can recall that the previous event is so exciting. Now, I have to find the video on YouTube.

  (329) posted on 01.3.2011

I wouldn’t want to ruin it for you guys by giving you snip its but its well worth watching and the usual friends sharing a interesting journey in a region that’s only ever reported with doom and gloom, so a nice change.

  (503) posted on 01.3.2011

I’ll wait till it comes on I don’t want to miss a movement due to low quality. I don’t mind waiting another day or two for better quality!

  (366) posted on 01.2.2011

Then... that bit at the end. I won’t play spoiler here, but... the ending scene just went a bit weird. It was just too scripted; and the boys are at their best when they’re just being who they are.

  (392) posted on 01.2.2011

OMG, they gave birth to the Stig. You bastards!!.....One of the best top gear episodes ever... Bolivia,North Pole, Vietnam and now the Middle East. Well written and executed superbly. No offense but there was and will be only one Topgear. Always.

  (1211) posted on 12.28.2010

You can say what you want about played out looks, but dropping 11 lbs. per wheel is seriously impressive. I can’t believe the OE wheels are such tanks.

  (776) posted on 12.28.2010

haha. Since the beginning of the episode i got really excited especially when they say that their destination is in the Bethlehem and they will cross The Israel boundary..smiley and take note their starting point is in Iraq..SO EXCITING!!

  (9) posted on 12.28.2010

The Best!!

  (647) posted on 12.27.2010

thought the vietnam special was a bit better to be honest... perhaps my expectations were a bit too high for this one...

  (806) posted on 12.27.2010

what a great movie. honestly I’ve watched it 2 times in a row... i must admit that I was amazed with jeremy and his companions doing such crazy stunts and car tricks.

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