The Blue Planet (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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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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A Documentary Gem
3 February 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Words can hardly describe what Blue Planet brought to life in all of its hours of runtime. Matching up with Walking With Dinosaurs, this documentary stands as one of the best. We can only pray that the BBC and Discovery Channel come up with even more outstanding ideas that could possibly even level with this one.


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