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Season 1  "Operation Desert Stumble"  1x2

Aired 2 years ago - Nov 25, 2016

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May bring the traveling Grand Tour tent to The Cradle of Humankind near Johannesburg in South Africa. In this show, the three hosts are forced to become special forces soldiers with an all action challenge at a top secret training base, deep within Jordan. Also in this episode, Jeremy introduces the 800 horsepower Aston Martin Vulcan to the Grand Tour test track, and James is sent to investigate an unusual form of motorsport called spinning.

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Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 1
the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma...
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So, in other words, if he burst into flames,
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Now I'm totally stuck.
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When I got going, things didn't get much better.
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 7
But it is like being in a room with a bear
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not with the engine wound down to 500 horsepower,
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And the car felt... just as bonkers as it had done before.
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that they already had lying around in the factory.
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And he's off, and immediately on to the Isn't Straight.
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It's time for us to take a gentle stroll down Conversation Street.
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because of the weight of the air pressing down on the body.
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You could drive that car round a corner at 100mph
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It's got diamonds in the speakers for better sound quality.
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Shall we move it on?
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 20
Having a Volvo Estate is a bit like needing to go to the dentist.
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Got a picture here of one man's solution.
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That is a bit of a problem. We'll gloss over that.
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I'm not gonna be able to storm that airliner.
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on our way to the start of this important rescue mission.
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 27
OK, here it comes. Let's do this!
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 28
So, why don't you go first?
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 29
When the smoke finally cleared,
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 30
We could go out of the window.
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Why?
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- Oh, for God's sake. - There it is.
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Well, there's a garage over there. It'll have some vehicles in it.
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This man's built this one based around the engine
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Hang on, so you measured your toy car,
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to a backdrop of strong rap music.
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I love that film.
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so you just get miles and miles of dreary understeer.
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We have an Audi outside. We will...
Recap of The Grand Tour (2016) Season 1 Episode 2 (S01E02) - 47
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However, this did at least mean I could get back to my day job.
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Hold it steady, I'm gonna shoot them.
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Stop talking about films!

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So, in other words, if he burst into flames,
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Now I'm totally stuck.
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When I got going, things didn't get much better.
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But it is like being in a room with a bear
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not with the engine wound down to 500 horsepower,
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And the car felt... just as bonkers as it had done before.
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that they already had lying around in the factory.
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And he's off, and immediately on to the Isn't Straight.
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It's time for us to take a gentle stroll down Conversation Street.
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because of the weight of the air pressing down on the body.
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You could drive that car round a corner at 100mph
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It's got diamonds in the speakers for better sound quality.
#18
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Shall we move it on?
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Having a Volvo Estate is a bit like needing to go to the dentist.
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Got a picture here of one man's solution.
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That is a bit of a problem. We'll gloss over that.
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I'm not gonna be able to storm that airliner.
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on our way to the start of this important rescue mission.
#26
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OK, here it comes. Let's do this!
#27
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So, why don't you go first?
#28
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When the smoke finally cleared,
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We could go out of the window.
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Why?
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- Oh, for God's sake. - There it is.
#33
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Well, there's a garage over there. It'll have some vehicles in it.
#34
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This man's built this one based around the engine
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Hang on, so you measured your toy car,
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to a backdrop of strong rap music.
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I love that film.
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so you just get miles and miles of dreary understeer.
#45
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We have an Audi outside. We will...
#46
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However, this did at least mean I could get back to my day job.
#48
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Hold it steady, I'm gonna shoot them.
#49
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Stop talking about films!
#50