Reality · Documentary
Junkyard wrecks are fixed up for an epic journey across Africa, where thrill-seeking drivers face harsh terrain and dicey situations.
S01:E04 - Escape From Germany
The crew awake to an angry homeowner, kicking them out of their guesthouse, thanks largely to JLH and his late night drinking with Susan and Tony. Following a run in with the police, they are forced to drive throughout the night. After getting lost in rural France, they eventually arrive in Barcelona. They have a full morning in the city, and then another overnight drive before reaching Africa.
S01:E05 - Next Stop Africa
The team spends a manic day in Barcelona getting shots and seeking elusive malaria medication. Though the journey is wearing heavily on Rob, tensions calm as they reach the balmy town of Tarifa. After a well-deserved night on the town, they finally board the ferry to Africa. Emotions are running high and the hunger stricken Rob becomes teary at the thought of reaching the long awaited continent.
S01:E09 - It All Goes Wrong
Forced to drive across Mauritania into the night, the team are lucky to arrive in Nouakchott safely by morning. As the team prepares to push forward across the desert, Lovie receives some upsetting news from back home, threatening his ability to continue on the journey. To top it off, an engine blows, bringing about the realization that if the car is irreparable someone must go home.
S01:E10 - Race to the Border
The morning brings bad news - the car is dead, meaning the team must now cram into two cars. 400km from the border and desperate to arrive that day, it isn't long before Rob bends a rim on the pothole-littered road. Running out of time, Lovie loses it when JLH and Rob stop for snacks. The following morning, in their rush to the border the cars get separated, resulting in an all-round meltdown.
S01:E19 - Cape Town
Despite trying everything she can, Lucy is forced to fly to Cape Town. The remaining team members, Lovie, Tony and Susan have one last chance to get their visa, but those hopes are quickly dashed. They'll have to fly as well. Their problems aren't over, however when they wake up the next morning to several phones calls from Lucy's dad with news that Lucy never exited the plane in Cape Town.
S01:E20 - The End
The crew frantically investigates Lucy's whereabouts and eventually discovers that she is being held in Johannesburg airport's immigration jail. Not knowing what to do, the team says their good-byes to their new friends and vehicles and boards a flight to their final destination... Cape Town.