Season 15, Episode 1 Sperm Whales: The Real Moby Dick

First Aired: October 13, 1996

"Sperm Whales: The Real Moby Dick" follows encounters with the mammals off New Zealand and the Azores. Included: how the species returned from the brink of extinction at the hands of whalers; the whales' migratory habits; the creatures' ferocity when provoked. George Page hosts.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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