Top Gear may be the most-watched factual program in the entire world, but you know the show has really made it when its hosts are asked to make a guest appearance on the animated show Phineas and Ferb.
Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond will voice the characters of car race commentators in an upcoming episode of the Disney kids show called “Live and Let Drive.”
“I couldn’t say yes quickly enough. I did Phineas and Ferb as a way of impressing my children. They think I’ve done something cool for once!” Hammond said, according to a Press Association story.
“Impressing my girls as a bloke off a car show is impossible. They are not impressed by fancy cars or motorcycles or me flying a helicopter or any of the things I like doing,” explained the Hamster. ”They have grown up with having a dad on the telly, it has always been the case for them, so there’s little novelty in it for them, but when it’s a show that they watch independently of my being in it and then I crop up on it, that’s much cooler.”
Richard will also do a guest spot on the spin-off Take Two With Phineas and Ferb.
JEREMY, RICHARD and JAMES are in Africa with a simple mission: to find the definitive source of the Nile.
Over the years many explorers claim to have already done just that, but the TOP GEAR trio believe that they can do better by traveling further and faster than any exploration team in history using only grit, ingenuity… and three aging estate cars.
But you know it’s never a good sign when JEREMY is praying (even if it is for the raft to flip over with RICHARD & JAMES on-board!) and RICHARD’s already squealing in fear…
Watch the US Premiere MONDAY MARCH 18 at 9/8c only on BBC AMERICA.
Few people ever see an original Shelby Cobra, fewer still get to drive one… must be Richard’s lucky day.
The U.S. premiere of Top Gear Season 19, Episode 2 is tonight at 9/8c on BBC America.
Great minds think alike while watching Richard Hammond on Top Gear. My friend Rachel and I obviously think alike.
Well nobody will argue with that.
Except, perhaps, James and Jeremy.
So glad Top Gear is back :)
The BBC America premiere of Top Gear Season 19 was last night.
Yes. Yes it was.
This is a 16 second reminder that you should watch the BBC America premiere of Top Gear, Monday Feb 4 at 9/8c. You can either read the entirety of this text — which will take you roughly 16 seconds — or you can watch Homeland’s Damian Lewis — this season’s first Star In A Reasonably Priced Car — say the same thing to you in the video above.
If we were you we’d opt for the video if only because it has more exciting edits than this text. The most exciting thing we can do here, perhaps, is leave off the end of this
Watch the first behind the scenes from Season 19.
Top Gear UK gets it’s US premiere Monday, February 2 on BBC America!