Top Gear - 'Africa Special, Pt. 1'
British iTunes Chart Performance

"Africa Special, Pt. 1": Chart Statistics

  • Release date: 03 Mar 2013
  • Chart debut: #6 (11 Mar 2013)
  • Highest Position: #2 (12 Mar 2013)
  • Most recent chart position: #27 (02 Apr 2024)
  • Days on UK TV Episodes Chart: 404

'Africa Special, Pt. 1' has charted in the following countries:
United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Canada and Australia.

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Detailed Chart Progress for "Africa Special, Pt. 1" (Top Gear)

UK TV Episodes chart performance history for Africa Special, Pt. 1

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Pilot
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Pilot
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We're Having a Baby
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Confessions
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Pilot
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Tin Man Is Down
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Uh...Oo...Aw
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705
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Uh...Oo...Aw
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Tower of David
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706
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Tower of David
29 Tue 58 up Made In Chelsea
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Game On
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The Yoga Play
5 Tue 48 down Made In Chelsea
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6 Wed 58 down The Originals
Fruit of the Poisoned Tree
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Still Positive
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The Arrangement
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I Want You to Want Me
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A Surprise Engagement Pt. 1
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A Surprise Engagement Pt. 2
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In the Belly of the Beast
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The Other Time
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Burma Special, Pt.1
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Burma Special, Pt.2
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Krieg Nicht Lieb
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A False Glimmer
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Episode 1
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Bad News
2018 Dec 26 Wed 56 re-entry Call the Midwife
Christmas Special 2018
30 Mon 70 re-entry Gavin and Stacey
A Special Christmas
2020 Feb 17 Mon 63 re-entry Endeavour
Raga
2020 Mar 8 Sun 60 re-entry The Sinner
Part V
2020 Apr 1 Wed 87 re-entry Keeping Up With the Kardashians
Fights, Friendships and Fashion Week
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2020 May 28 Thu 38 re-entry Batwoman
Crisis on Infinite Earths: Pt. 2
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Arrivals
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Stormy Weather
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Arrivederci
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Murder Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
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The Pacific, Pt. 1
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Episode 1
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The Pacific, Pt. 1
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Episode Synopsis: Africa Special, Pt. 1

in the first of a two-part top gear special jeremy clarkson richard hammond and james may are in africa with a simple mission – to find the definitive source of the nile over the years many explorers claim to have...

...done just that but the top gear trio believe that they can do better by travelling further and faster than any exploration team in history using only grit ingenuity and three ageing estate cars

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