Film (1) Edit
Richard Hammond celebrates the release of the right-hand drive model of the Ford Mustang GT, while Jeremy Clarkson argues that a Ford Focus RS is better than the Mustang. This escalates to a chase between both cars up to Cheddar Gorge. The Mustang beats the Focus in a drag race, but is slower around the Eboladrome.
Film (2) Edit
Sting: The trio wear Mexican sombreros.
The trio discuss the staggering amount of accidents in Scandinavia and the massive motoring fines in Finland. Clarkson and May challenge each other on which Cadbury chocolate confectionery makes more of a mess in a car: a Double Decker or a Flake.
Celebrity Brain Crash features Kimi Räikkönen, who stumbles and dies of alcohol poisoning on his way to the tent. To fill in the time, the presenters introduce their "Santaland Grotto", where they talk about their Christmas gift ideas, mostly consisting of everyday items emblazoned with car-manufacturer logos. James May introduces Bob Geldof via tablet on a Double telerobot.
Tent Location Edit
The trio set up their tent for a festive episode, within the forests of Saariselkä, Finland.
- Hammond slowing down the Mustang at the Cenotaph references a controversial segment of Series 23 of Top Gear when Ken Block and Matt LeBlanc did doughnuts around the monument while racing across London.
- While Bob Geldof struggles to move his Double telerobot around the tent, Clarkson and Hammond paraphrase they lyrics of the Band Aid song "Do They Know It's Christmas?", which was co-written by Geldof.