Season 23, Episode 17 Odyssey of Life: The Ultimate Journey
First Aired: November 24, 1996
In Part 1 of "Odyssey of Life," life before birth is explored via special optics and microphotography, which reveal similarities between human, chicken and pig embryos. Also: how traces of prehistoric ancestors are still found in the fetal stage. Narrator: David Ogden Stiers.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)