Planet Earth

  • 1986
  • 1 Season

A seven-part science series examining forces that have shaped `our ever-changing planet,' as narrator Richard Kiley put it. Produced in association with the National Academy of Sciences, `Earth' covered areas ranging from earthquakes to `nuclear winter,' and compared Earth with the other planets in the solar system. The series shared 1986's Best Informa (more…)

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Extreme Journeys
02:14 — 1:56
Planet Earth Season 1 (Narrator - David Attenborough)
This jaw-dropping, award-winning, landmark series from the BBC's Natural History Unit presents the epic story of life on Earth. Four years in producti (more…)
Diving with the Piranhas
09:00 — Cameraman Peter Scoones is on a mission to film Piranha in the wetlands of Brazil. They are considered the most dangerous freshwater fish, but prove d (more…)
Into the Abyss
08:00 — 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…)
Alive in the Freezer
09:00 — 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…)
Wild Camel Chase
09:00 — The Gobi desert is home to the last truly wild Bactrian camels and their fear of humans makes them extremely difficult to capture on film. After weeks (more…)
Ocean Wanderers
09:00 — The camera team of Doug Anderson and Rick Rosenthal were determined to film oceanic whitetip sharks without a cage, relying only on observation, nerve (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 22, 1986
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A seven-part science series examining forces that have shaped `our ever-changing planet,' as narrator Richard Kiley put it. Produced in association with the National Academy of Sciences, `Earth' covered areas ranging from earthquakes to `nuclear winter,' a… (more)

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