Walking with Cavemen

2003, TV Show

Alec Baldwin hosts a documentary that uses computer animation, animatronics and actors in prosthetic makeup to detail 3.5 million years of human evolution, from early hominids to modern Homo sapiens. Included: how human ancestors looked and behaved, challenges they faced and advances they made, such as crafting tools and mastering fire. Segments were shot on location in South Africa, Iceland and England.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 4/17/2003

This is a journey of life, death, and drama from millions of years ago. Spanning both the immense time-scale of evolutionary change, and the intimacy of individual lives, Walking with Cavemen brings the presenter and viewer eye-to-eye with our ancient ancestors. State-of-the-art special effect techniques bring to life scientifically accurate reconstructions of our human ancestors, while computer graphics and innovative digital technology recreate the environment in which the dramas of our ape-men unfold.

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Premiered: June 15, 2003
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Alec Baldwin hosts a documentary that uses computer animation, animatronics and actors in prosthetic makeup to detail 3.5 million years of human evolution, from early hominids to modern Homo sapiens. Included: how human ancestors looked and behaved, challenges they faced and advances they made, such as crafting tools and mastering fire. Segments were shot on location in South Africa, Iceland and England.

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