Planet Earth

  • 2007
  • 1 Season
  • TV-G

An 11-part nature series examining the planet's natural wonders and unique animal behavior in a variety of far-flung locations around the world.

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Alive In the Freezer
09:58 — Cameraman Wade Fairley braved temperatures of minus 50C and near hurricane force winds as he filmed a breeding colony of 20,000 emperor penguins in th (more…)
Trouble In Paradise
09:57 — It took the Planet Earth team over eight weeks in the field to film less than 15 minutes of footage of the beautiful but seldom seen Birds of Paradise (more…)
Shark Quest
09:51 — Great white sharks capture their slippery seal prey by rocketing out of the depths and delivering a massive hit at the surface. To record a breach lik (more…)
Into the Abyss
08:30 — The team spend a month amongst an enormous mound of bat guano in Gomantong Cave as they film the hundreds of thousands of cockroaches and other inhabi (more…)

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Shallow Seas (Narrator - David Attenborough) Season 1, Episode 9 Apr 15, 2007 $2.99

A humpback whale mother and calf embark on an epic journey from tropical coral paradises to storm ravaged polar seas. Newly discovered coral reefs in Indonesia reveal head-butting pygmy seahorses, flashing 'electric' clams and bands of sea kraits, 30-strong, which hunt in packs. Elsewhere plagues of sea urchins fell forests of giant kelp. Huge bull fur seals attack king penguins, who despite their weight disadvantage, put up a spirited defence.

Great Plains (Narrator - David Attenborough) Season 1, Episode 7 Apr 8, 2007 $2.99

After filming for three years, Planet Earth finally captures the shy Mongolian gazelle. Only a handful of people have witnessed its annual migration. Don't miss the bizarre-looking Tibetan fox, captured on film for the first time. Over six weeks the team follow a pride of 30 lions as they attempt to hunt elephants. Using the latest night vision equipment, the crew film the chaotic battles that ensue at close quarters.

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Thu Nov 22 2:00pm
Mountains(Season 1, Episode 2) BBC

Examining high-altitude geology and survival strategies of the creatures that live there. Included: snow leopards in the Himalayas; pumas in the Andes. Narrated by Sigourney Weaver.

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Thu Nov 22 7:00pm
Jungles(Season 1, Episode 8) BBC

Jungle ecosystems are examined. Included: animals indigenous to jungles, including primates and birds, and the unique plant life of these rich environments. Narrated by Sigourney Weaver.

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Fri Nov 23 12:00am
Jungles(Season 1, Episode 8) BBC

Jungle ecosystems are examined. Included: animals indigenous to jungles, including primates and birds, and the unique plant life of these rich environments. Narrated by Sigourney Weaver.

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  • Premiered: March 25, 2007
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: An 11-part nature series examining the planet's natural wonders and unique animal behavior in a variety of far-flung locations around the world. (more)

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