The Grand Tour: Season 1 (2016 - 2017)

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Season 1
The Grand Tour

Critics Consensus

The Top Gear trio reunite to embark upon The Grand Tour and get a great deal of mileage out of their rakish chemistry and gear head exploits that they've honed like a fine-tuned engine.

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Critic Ratings: 10

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Audience Score

User Ratings: 1065
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Episodes

1
Air date: Nov 18, 2016
2
Air date: Nov 25, 2016
3
Air date: Dec 2, 2016
4
Air date: Dec 8, 2016
5
Air date: Dec 15, 2016
6
Air date: Dec 22, 2016
7
Air date: Dec 29, 2016
8
Air date: Dec 31, 2016
9
Air date: Jan 6, 2017
10
Air date: Jan 13, 2017
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Tv Season Info

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are back with The Grand Tour. A show about adventure, excitement and friendship... as long as you accept that the people you call friends are also the ones you find extremely annoying. Sometimes it's even a show about cars. Follow them on their global adventure. -- (C) AMAZON

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Critic Reviews for The Grand Tour Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

Behold the Cecil B DeMille/Auto Trader crossover you hadn't realized you needed in your life.

Nov 17, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The Grand Tour is the Mrs Brown's Boys of shows about cars, something silly and old-fashioned that really shouldn't have found such an enormous modern audience, but somehow really has.

Feb 13, 2019 | Full Review…

Between the gear head banter and intoxicating visuals, The Grand Tour makes for a sweet escape from the real world we all live in.

Aug 23, 2018 | Full Review…

Fans frankly weren't sure if they'd ever get a chance to see their favorites back on-air. With The Grand Tour, they very much are-now uncensored... and we can't wait to follow them from California to Johannesburg to Portugal and beyond.

Jan 19, 2017 | Full Review…

It's hardly a complete reinvention of the successful Top Gear formula but, with the new incarnation of the latter being received like an elevator fart, it never had to be.

Nov 28, 2016 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

It doesn't feel like an exciting new start. It feels stale. Forced. Baggy. Tired. And this is because, as well as transplanting the presenting team across from Top Gear, it has also carried across the baggage that made latter-day Top Gear fall flat.

Dec 9, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Some parts of the show are flat but mostly it works...

Dec 7, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

When it comes to the cars, The Grand Tour delivers gearhead porn in spades... Clarkson, Hammond, and May's love for machinery... is still present, pure, and appealing, even with the shift in networks and formats.

Nov 22, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The trio's chemistry remains as brilliant as ever, the toys just cost a lot more.

Nov 20, 2016 | Full Review…

Fans can rest assured Top Gear hasn't gone anywhere, it's just hiding out at Amazon under a different name.

Nov 18, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Grand Tour: Season 1

  • Mar 29, 2019
    Great show. Glad these guys went to amazon. Not having to deal with stupid censorship makes the show even better.
  • Mar 15, 2019
    It's hard to accurately describe why, but this show is very easy watching and entertaining.
  • Mar 03, 2019
    I�����m not usually big on car shows but this is so much more. Humor, adventures, and cool cars to top it off. Love this show
  • Feb 13, 2019
    Theese guys show that they were "top gear" great laughs, great cars and a lot of knowledge
  • Jan 29, 2019
    I love the boys - been watching from day one of Top Gear - but this just seems strained and acted. A distant shadow of what it was.
  • Jan 20, 2019
    Amazing show, the three of these presenters make music of cars. Well worth the subscription to amazon prime.
  • Mar 03, 2018
    The Grand Tour is why i'm paying for amazon prime PERIOD
  • Feb 25, 2018
    The Grand Tour is even better than the previous show. more cash flow is resulted in a much more brilliant tv product. Season 2 is better than Season 1 in my opinion. the fact that the tent is always in the same location is meaningless to viewers. personally, I find the segment Face Off a bit to long. that’s the only modification I suggest. all the rest, and I actually mean all of it, is very interesting, very entertaining and stupendously conduct. to the people that argue against the mocking style, I want remember just this. they can. and they’re brits. you’re free to switch channel.
  • Feb 15, 2018
    Best fun car show that you want to see!
  • Jan 17, 2018
    Love that the lads are back on TV. Great show. Though I could do without the guest celebrity racing

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