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Top Gear: Complete Season 17 [Blu-ray] (2012)

Richard Hammond , Jeremy Clarkson , Ben Duncan , Brian Klein  |  NR |  Blu-ray
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Ben Collins, The Stig
  • Directors: Ben Duncan, Brian Klein, Konrad Begg, Nigel Simpkiss, Phil Churchward
  • Producers: Andy Wilman, Alex Renton, Grant Wardrop
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 3
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: BBC Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: February 28, 2012
  • Run Time: 348 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005SH65HW
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #161,636 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Top Gear: Complete Season 17 [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

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Editorial Reviews

Top Gear 17 begins with Jeremy throwing a low key party for the 50th anniversary of the legendary Jaguar E-type—complete with live music, classic fighter planes and a group of Royal Marines. Richard Hammond finds himself in South Africa testing a bigger, even more rugged alternative to the famous Hummer while James May meets up with gold medal winning British Olympian Amy Williams for a wintry test of the latest Mini rally car. The boys then head to Italy to take part in a series of tricky challenges (and increasingly loud arguments) as they attempt to find the world's best hot hatchback. As if that wasn’t enough, there’s also a full track test of the incredible McLaren MP4-12C as it meets its deadliest supercar rival, the Ferrari 458. “Celebrities in a Reasonably Priced Car” include rock legend Alice Cooper, comedian Ross Noble and Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel. It’s more madness, mayhem, and motor hilarity with the world’s most popular car entertainment show, Top Gear!

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4.8 out of 5 stars
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4.8 out of 5 stars
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This show keeps getting better and better! November 16, 2011
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You've gotta love the British humor. Anyone who can appreciate cars in the slightest can enjoy this show, in my opinion. I love how Hammond starts out the series with a "BANG", pun intended!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TopNotch May 25, 2012
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
What more can we say to these chaps, they are true to their audience and are bloody fantastic hosts'. There is no other motoring show like UK/TopGear. The choice of cars and other type of vehicles they review have always been top-notch, the machines always take center stage.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE! 7th Episode Missing!!! February 1, 2012
Don't get me wrong. I absolutely LOVE Top Gear UK (sorry Top Gear US, but you suck!).
I've watched all seasons, episodes and specials and I'm really a bug fan. That's why I easily give all 5 stars to the show but only 3 in this review.

Since Netflix takes forever to make newer seasons available for streaming, and Comcast OnDemand doesn't have the episodes I wanna watch, I decided to buy season 17 here.

Brilliant! Streaming is great. I had no issues at all. But... was I surprised when I learned that there's a 7th episode (the India Special) that Amazon simply "forgot" to include in the season. So... You buy the "entire" season 17 but you get only 6 out of 7 episodes.

WHAT A SHAME AMAZON!!!! You should AT LEAST make that "detail" very clear to your customers.

It's too bad that we still can't "return" a digital purchase. If I could, I would certainly have returned it.

Btw... same deception happened when I bought one specific episode (the one with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz) because there's a ~12 min. homage for what would be Ayrton Senna's 50-year b-day. Once again, surprise! Exactly that last portion of the episode was stripped out from the version I bought from Amazon.com. Money in the trash can once again :(
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Favorite Show July 14, 2013
By pops95b
Format:Amazon Instant Video
There is no other show that I would possibly recommend as strongly as TOP GEAR UK! It is my favorite show even though it is about cars and I am a girl. It has thought me quite a bit and I love the byplay between the guys!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome season May 13, 2012
By Cheryl
Format:Blu-ray
The only thing that is preventing this from having a complete 5 star review is the fact that there were no epic challenges. Other than that it was amazing as usual.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another great season! January 9, 2012
This is another great season with some of the biggest episodes ever. All I can say is I wish it was longer!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Still a great show April 21, 2013
Format:Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
Decided to plunk down the extra cash for the blu ray version because the netflix quality stream is not the greatest. Going from that to this blu ray was night and day. I was a little miffed that they did not decide to release Season 18 in blu ray due to "lack of demand". That is one sale they missed from me. I just watched it on netflix instead.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining! December 8, 2011
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My sons and husband love Top Gear. Me, I've gotta be in the mood for it, but do find it amusing on occasion. Only problem is they're able to get the episodes free from our local library. I purchased this one as a special treat for them because it's brand new and they've not seen it yet. They loved it because it featured one of their (collective) favorite cars, a Jaguar something or other :-) I prefer the Black Adder series for my British Humor fix :-)
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5.0 out of 5 stars A true claaic
Best acting trio since Steve McQueen in Sand Pebbles. Jeremy Clarkson is the only true movie star of our time. Can't wait till next season.
Published 15 days ago by David Arneson
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy Top Gear
BBC Top Gear is always awesome! I wish they would come out with more season on blu-ray. Looks amazing and I don't have to watch it only on the computer now.
Published 1 month ago by Ryan Jacoby
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best!
I could go on all day about the BBC's version of Top Gear. There's one on the History Channel too but it's not worth the photons to broadcast it. Read more
Published 5 months ago by David Machowski
5.0 out of 5 stars FAST AND FUNNY
The usual fast fun delivered in an informative way. They tell you the good the bad and the ugly of cars with no mercy. You always end up waiting for more.
Published 6 months ago by Carlos A. Morell
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny
Incredibly funny, witty and well done just like all the other Top Gear series. Great for laughs, whether or not you like cars
Published 7 months ago by zanek
5.0 out of 5 stars Just love it
This is simply the best series ever. Love the challenges and the jokes.
Its an amazing show. Looking foward for the 20th season.
Published 10 months ago by thiago
5.0 out of 5 stars The magic of Top Gear preserved!
The magic of Top Gear preserved! Clarkson, Hammond and May nail it absolutely with new cars, places and new challenges.
Published 10 months ago by Hridheek
5.0 out of 5 stars grest show
I Love the show it is adicting to watch, British humor and fast cars, and those great clallanges, enough said
Published 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Funny and great cars????
This is a great show is you like cars, however, it is even better if you like comedy. The "Boys" (ok, maybe not) have a great chemistry, in a British( I know, they are... Read more
Published 11 months ago by Edilberto Colon Monclova
5.0 out of 5 stars So good
You just have to love Top Gear! I watch these on BBC America on my cable, but wow, I get to have them on demand on Kindle Fire! And, if you have Amazon Prime . . . . Read more
Published 11 months ago by Trusten
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