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Celebrity Brain Crash
"Does that mean he's not coming on then?"
—James May[src]

Celebrity Brain Crash is a segment on The Grand Tour. Celebrities are meant to come on the show to be interviewed and test their mental agility, observational skills, and ability to multitask. It is based on a machine used by potential fighter pilots wishing to join the Royal Air Force: the greatest air force in the world. Unfortunately, things don't go according to plan.

The Holy TrinityEdit

Jeremy Renner skydives towards the tent, but is killed when his parachute fails to open. His replacement, Armie Hammer, is killed by a rattlesnake on his way to the tent. Desperately searching for a replacement, they remember that Carol Vorderman is in the audience – until they find her dead from unknown causes.

Operation Desert StumbleEdit

As Charlize Theron approaches the tent, she is mauled by a lion.[1]

Opera, Arts and DonutsEdit

Simon Pegg walks through the streets of Whitby with an ice cream. Distracted by seagulls attacking him, he plunges off the Whitby Swing Bridge into the harbour.

Enviro-mentalEdit

Jet-ski enthusiast Jimmy Carr approaches the tent from the water, and then crashes into passing boat.

Moroccan RollEdit

Dutch band Golden Earring begin to play their best known hit before being electrocuted by a wire trailing into the Rotterdam dock waters.

Happy Finnish ChristmasEdit

Kimi Räikkönen stumbles towards the tent swigging from a bottle of vodka before passing out drunk and being left to freeze in the snow.[2]

Berks to the FutureEdit

German singer Nena is due to arrive at the tent, but gets carried away by 99 red balloons.[3]

Dumb Fight at the O.K. CoralEdit

Former AC/DC vocalist Brian Johnson walks toward the tent when he is suddenly tackled and trampled to death by American football players before Clarkson instigates a verbal war with the audience over the meaning of the word "football".

Italian LessonsEdit

British racing driver Chris Hoy rows toward the tent when his boat explodes after hitting an underwater mine.

(censored) to (censored)Edit

Tim Burton rides a submarine on his way to the tent when it suddenly decompresses underwater.

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. Since the individual who is introduced as Charlize Theron is seen from a distance with no close-up, it is probably not actually the actress. The X-Ray trivia for the episode also does not list Charlize Theron in the cast.
  2. Since the individual who is introduced as Kimi Räikkönen is seen from a distance with no close-up, it is probably not actually the racing driver. The X-Ray trivia for the episode also does not list Kimi Räikkönen in the cast.
  3. Since the individual who is introduced as Nena is seen from a distance with no close-up, it is probably not actually the singer. The X-Ray trivia for the episode also does not list Nena in the cast.

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