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The Blue Planet 

TV-G | | Documentary | TV Mini-Series (2001)
Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.
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David Attenborough ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 9 episodes, 2001
Pierce Brosnan ...  Himself - Narrator (US version) 9 episodes, 2001
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Mammoth series, five years in the making, taking a look at the rich tapestry of life in the world's oceans.

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27 January 2002 (USA) See more »

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The Blue Planet See more »

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Excellent Series, Worth Every Minute It Took To Make
8 September 2007 | by dlaborn-1See all my reviews

The Blue Planet series is, without a doubt, one of the greatest documentaries ever made on the ocean. For five years, filmmakers worked tirelessly on the series, getting footage that has never been seen by anyone (i.e. in the title, The Deep.)

I highly recommend you watch this series. To see the angler fish outside of the small pictures shown in textbooks is truly a treat, but only a needle in the vast haystack of the sea that Blue Planet covers. From the open ocean to tidal pools, coral seas to the deepest darkest part of the ocean itself, the BBC takes the viewer on an almost magical journey through the ocean.

I have to admit, one of my earliest dreams in life was to be a marine biologist, and after seeing this series, the dream was revived. I have studied the oceans of this world for years, and have seen countless documentaries on coral reefs and dolphins, whales and crustaceans. But in all, no one has managed to capture the life beneath the waves quite as well as this group of people.

Watch the 'Blue Planet' series in it's entirety, I promise you won't regret it.


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