On "Top Gear," hosts Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May often risk life and limb to perform feats for the show's viewers. Many of those endeavors are successful but not all are. With "Ambitious but Rubbish," Hammond presents clips from the main show that highlight some of their boldest stunt attempts -- a number of which didn't go as planned. Featured stunts include attempts to drive up an Icelandic volcano, cross the English Channel in homemade, amphibious vehicles and construct a V8-powered rocking chair.
This fast-paced and stunt-filled motor show tests whether cars, both mundane and extraordinary, live up to their manufacturers' claims. The long-running show travels to locations around the world, performing extreme stunts and challenges to see what the featured cars are capable of doing. Celebrity guests appear on some episodes to help test the vehicles. Things don't always go as planned, though, with broken bones and mechanical mishaps sometimes part of the experiments. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May hosted the show for more than a decade before giving way to a new crew in 2016, including actor Matt LeBlanc and automotive journalists Chris Harris and Rory Reid.
This reimagined U.S. version of "Top Gear" gives a nod to its British roots while introducing new elements to the long-running franchise. In addition to reviewing exclusive and state-of-the-art vehicles, the series pays tribute to America's rich automotive history by reviewing culture-defining vehicles from the country's past. Viewers get a front-row seat as the car-obsessed hosts race the cars on scenic highways and historic tracks of the American West. Each episode features a celebrity who competes to land at the top of the leaderboard. Also along for the ride is the franchise's mysterious test driver, Stig. Hosting this version of the show are actor William Fichtner, drag racer Antron Brown and automotive journalist Tom "Wookie" Ford.
In this contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective stories, Dr. John Watson is a war vet just home from Afghanistan. He meets the brilliant but eccentric Holmes when the latter, who serves as a consultant to Scotland Yard, advertises for a flatmate. Almost as soon as Watson moves into the Baker Street flat, they are embroiled in mysteries, and Sherlock's nemesis, Moriarty, appears to have a hand in the crimes.
An eccentric yet compassionate extraterrestrial Time Lord zips through time and space to solve problems and battle injustice across the universe, traveling via the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space), which is his old and occasionally unreliable spaceship that resembles a blue police phone box (but changes its appearance depending on its surroundings) and is much, much larger inside than outside.