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Prehistoric Disasters

Examining events that shaped the history of the Earth prior to the rise of humanity.

Premiered: March 25, 2009

Rating: None

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Asteroid Strike Season 1, Episode 4 Jun 28, 2009 $1.99

Dinosaurs arose as rulers of the Earth 250 million years ago, but their reign soon ended in catastrophe, paving the way for mammals and eventually humans to flourish. Evidence shows that a cosmic impact was responsible, but where did it hit Earth?

Planet of Fire Season 1, Episode 3 Jun 28, 2009 $1.99

250 Million years ago Earth's only continent, Pangea, was a lush oasis swarming with life. Then, a massive extinction wiped out 95% of life on earth. Now, scientists believe they have uncovered the event responsible for the largest extinction in history.

Snowball Earth Season 1, Episode 2 Mar 26, 2009 $2.99

In the Australian outback a smooth gray stone stands out in the parched red earth. It is over 630 million years old and proves that Australia used to be buried under ice. Could this controversial theory be the key to the evolution of mankind on Earth?

Birth of the Planet Season 1, Episode 1 Mar 25, 2009 $1.99

30 million years after Earth's birth a cataclysmic collision almost destroyed the planet completely. Instead this chance collision formed the moon, triggering an extraordinary sequence of events that formed this unique planet teaming with life.

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Season 1
Asteroids and other cosmic objects fill our solar system, and Earth could be in the path of many of them. This Discovery Channel documentary reveals t (more…)
Season 1
Asteroids and other cosmic objects fill our solar system, and Earth could be in the path of many of them. This Discovery Channel documentary reveals t (more…)

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  • Premiered: March 25, 2009
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Examining events that shaped the history of the Earth prior to the rise of humanity.

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