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Season 19  "Africa Special (2)"  19x7

Aired 6 years ago - Mar 10, 2013

In the second part of the Top Gear special, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May continue their epic African odyssey. Having survived insane traffic, lethal mudslides and some distinctly dubious map reading, the trio and their ailing estate cars reach the climax of their quest to find the definitive source of the Nile.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 1
It's simple, it's elegant, it's brilliant.
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Well, I... I couldn't find any tools.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 3
Yes! So there we are,
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The handbrake bounced up and has broken my hotel viewing platform.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 5
'In fact the only blot on the landscape was our hideous.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 6
James? What? Apparently they drive on the other side of the road in Rwanda.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 7
..mend themselves.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 8
'but, happily, Jeremy and I found a way to pass the time.'
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 9
Right, I'm up to 18 million pieces of glass.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 10
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 11
a rear window that fitted into the back of my car!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 12
I knew this sort of thing would happen. Where did that come from?
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 13
Swivel left, camera.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 14
Wood... What else do you need? Rope. Oil drums.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 16
You'll feel when you're on cos you'll hit the chock.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 18
Yes, yes!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 19
I shall be ballast, there. That's the ticket!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 20
Some of you's onboard.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 21
50% over the front axle, 50% over the back,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 22
Jeremy, absolutely stop or you'll have deaths on your hands.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 23
My God!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 24
and when he's driving that is normally an obscure poet.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 25
'Having raided the support truck for more,
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'to the bewildered crowd,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 28
Bye, Hammond! Bye!
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 29
With hindsight, offering up biscuits was a mistake.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 30
..You can't argue, we're in the history books.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 31
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and I know we're watched in America, I'm not saying you're all like this,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 33
'Well, at the next river check, we had a chat about that.'
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 34
also finished and finished well.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 35
And it broke his back.
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'What our cars deserved now was a relaxing cruise to the finish.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 37
Look, the smoke's still pouring out of it. Is that the airbag?
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 38
Three minutes later I've got a flat on the front.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 39
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 40
These are the remnants of the point at which the track control arm went,
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 41
I mean look at the... Thank you
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 42
Please let it be a lorry, please let it be a lorry.
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You can shout "Go!" I'll do it on my tannoy system.
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'the east, where we believed we would find the source of the Nile.
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 45
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 46
'so we needed to go off-road to find it.'
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 47
Ha! Uphill, you see. Uphill is good.
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'And so did Hammond.'
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Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 2
Well, I... I couldn't find any tools.
#2
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 3
Yes! So there we are,
#3
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 4
The handbrake bounced up and has broken my hotel viewing platform.
#4
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 5
'In fact the only blot on the landscape was our hideous.
#5
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 6
James? What? Apparently they drive on the other side of the road in Rwanda.
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 7
..mend themselves.
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 8
'but, happily, Jeremy and I found a way to pass the time.'
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 9
Right, I'm up to 18 million pieces of glass.
#9
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a rear window that fitted into the back of my car!
#11
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 12
I knew this sort of thing would happen. Where did that come from?
#12
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 13
Swivel left, camera.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 14
Wood... What else do you need? Rope. Oil drums.
#14
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You'll feel when you're on cos you'll hit the chock.
#16
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Yes, yes!
#18
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I shall be ballast, there. That's the ticket!
#19
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Some of you's onboard.
#20
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50% over the front axle, 50% over the back,
#21
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Jeremy, absolutely stop or you'll have deaths on your hands.
#22
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My God!
#23
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and when he's driving that is normally an obscure poet.
#24
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'Having raided the support truck for more,
#25
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'to the bewildered crowd,
#27
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Bye, Hammond! Bye!
#28
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With hindsight, offering up biscuits was a mistake.
#29
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..You can't argue, we're in the history books.
#30
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and I know we're watched in America, I'm not saying you're all like this,
#32
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'Well, at the next river check, we had a chat about that.'
#33
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 34
also finished and finished well.
#34
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 35
And it broke his back.
#35
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 36
'What our cars deserved now was a relaxing cruise to the finish.
#36
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 37
Look, the smoke's still pouring out of it. Is that the airbag?
#37
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 38
Three minutes later I've got a flat on the front.
#38
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These are the remnants of the point at which the track control arm went,
#40
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 41
I mean look at the... Thank you
#41
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Please let it be a lorry, please let it be a lorry.
#42
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You can shout "Go!" I'll do it on my tannoy system.
#43
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'the east, where we believed we would find the source of the Nile.
#44
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'so we needed to go off-road to find it.'
#46
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 47
Ha! Uphill, you see. Uphill is good.
#47
Recap of Top Gear Season 19 Episode 7 (S19E07) - 48
'And so did Hammond.'
#48
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