Season 19, Episode 2 The Octopus Show

First Aired: October 29, 2000

Examining the octopus's behavior, which includes the extraordinary power to alter its shape, color and texture at will. Filmed in natural habitats around the world, and in a specially constructed series of aquariums by Michael deGruy, whose “Incredible Suckers” episode chronicling cephalopod communication is one of the series' most popular episodes. Shari Belafonte narrates.

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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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