Alien Deep With Bob Ballard

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Famed oceanographer Robert Ballard embarks on an underwater odyssey, exploring the darkest reaches of the ocean to better understand the role it played in the formation of continents and in the origins of life itself.

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  • Premiered: September 16, 2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Famed oceanographer Robert Ballard embarks on an underwater odyssey, exploring the darkest reaches of the ocean to better understand the role it played in the formation of continents and in the origins of life itself. (more)

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