Richard Hammond’s Crash Course

Top Gear Thursday: For Richard Hammond, It *Is* Rocket Science

In the season two finale of Richard Hammond’s Crash Course, Richard Hammond is aiming high — 40,000 feet high — by joining scientists to launch an actual rocket from the Mojave Desert.

Top Gear Thursday: Richard’s Career as a Barber – Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Could the two professions of barber and helicopter test pilot be any more different? Aside from the use of the word “blade” and the phrase “take off” (and even that’s stretching it), we couldn’t think of any ...

Top Gear Thursday: Life is ‘the Pits’ for Richard Hammond

“Is there anything here that doesn’t hurt or sound unpleasant?” Richard Hammond asks plaintively about the job he undertakes on next week’s Crash Course.

WATCH: Richard Hammond’s First Impressions of America

Previously, we posted Richard Hammond‘s choice for the most common misconception Americans have about British people. Today, the Crash Course host reveals his earliest impressions about our young nation, and his observations might ...

WATCH: Richard Hammond on What Americans Don’t Understand About Brits

Richard Hammond has spent a lot of time on these shores, much of it taking on frightening occupations for his BBC AMERICA series Richard Hammond’s Crash Course (which premieres its second season Monday, October 22 at 10/9c).

Top Gear Thursday: He Steals Marlboros From Jeremy Clarkson, and They Call Him ‘The Cig’

 

We wuz robbed, Jeremy Clarkson and James May said (more or less).

BBC America Receives Five CableFAX Nods, Including ‘Doctor Who’ for Best Sci-Fi

BBC AMERICA has earned five CableFAX Program Award nominations to match its five Emmy nominations this year. Luther, the multiple Emmy-nominated miniseries starring Idris Elba, is nominated for Best Show or Series – Drama, while ...

Top Gear Thursday: London Philharmonic Wheels Out New Horn Section

Is the Mini a car or a musical instrument? Don’t worry, after you watch the video below, we think you’ll agree that it’s definitely more of a car, but you’re still likely to enjoy the partnership between the auto maker and the ...

Top Gear Thursday: Richard Hammond is Demolition Man

Forget about the nineties action movie starring Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. This century’s demolition man is… The Hamster.

Top Gear Thursday: Richard Hammond – Out of the Landfill and Into the Fire

“I’m off to a good old-fashioned Texas barbeque,” said Richard Hammond of his challenge in next week’s Crash Course (premiering Monday, May 7, 10p/9c).