Well, I think so, but then again, I'm easily pleased. The total refusal to deal with the mundane, the superb mates chemistry between three disparate presenters, the sarcasm coupled with blatent sexist banter, the stupid challenges, etc, etc, set this masterpiece apart IMO. The most successful TV car franchise in history, they must be doing something right. Stolen from the Harry Conway thread, here's a clip that tickled MikeM;
And who can forget the "Convertible Challenge": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eoUutOsZoQ
And the crazy "Channel crossing challenge":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTVPPTV-bQM
And for me, the best piece of car engineering stupidity in history:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_b4WzWFKQ20
Only let down by one release bolt, totally awsome! This is the "boys toys" clip to end all boys toys clips!