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Release Date:
5 May 2002 (USA) See more »
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Cast

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Liam Neeson ... Narrator / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
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Series Directed by
Noel Buckner (1 episode, 2002)
Kate Churchill (1 episode, 2002)
David Espar (1 episode, 2002)
Richard Hutton (1 episode, 2002)
Susan K. Lewis (1 episode, 2002)
Joel Olicker (1 episode, 2002)
Alastair Reid (1 episode, 2002)
Chris Schmidt (1 episode, 2002)
Rob Whittlesey (1 episode, 2002)
Gail Willumsen (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Writing credits
Allan Cubitt (2 episodes, 2002)
Adrian Desmond (2 episodes, 2002)

Series Produced by
Kerrie Grimmett Iasi .... series associate producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Richard Hutton .... executive producer / producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Stephanie Mills .... post-production producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Lisa Mirowitz .... series producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Eric Robison .... executive producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Pamela Rosenstein .... coordinating producer (7 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Original Music by
Sheldon Mirowitz (6 episodes, 2002)
Matt Mariano (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Cinematography by
John Daly (1 episode, 2002)
Robert Elfstrom (1 episode, 2002)

Brian Dowley (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
James Rutenbeck (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Casting by
Beth Charkham (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Production Design by
Martyn Hebert (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jan Chaney (1 episode, 2002)
Deborah Morley (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Costume Design by
Maggie Chappelhow (1 episode, 2002)
Tina Hackett-Jones (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sarah Astley .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Claire Bibb .... makeup trainee (1 episode, 2002)
Claire Bubb .... makeup trainee (1 episode, 2002)
Carol Cooper .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Pamela Haddock .... hair stylist / makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Sally Harrison .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Paula Price .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Jean Steward .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Amanda Warburton .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
Colin Wyatt .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Production Management
Denise Drago .... unit manager / production manager (7 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Guest .... first assistant director (1 episode, 2002)
James Andrew Haven .... second assistant director (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Art Department
Brian Woodson .... storyboard artist (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Sound Department
Michael Baskerville .... sound mixer (7 episodes, 2002)
James Sulek .... sound mixer (7 episodes, 2002)
Jamie Sulek .... sound re-recording mixer (7 episodes, 2002)
Richard Bock .... sound editor (4 episodes, 2002)
Don Hoffman .... narration recordist (4 episodes, 2002)
John Cameron .... sound / sound recordist (3 episodes, 2002)
Richard Box .... sound editor (2 episodes, 2002)
Ray Day .... sound (2 episodes, 2002)
Ken King .... assistant sound / sound (2 episodes, 2002)
George Shafnaker .... sound (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Special Effects by
Casper Lailey .... special effects technician (1 episode, 2002)
Ken Lailey .... special effects (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Kenneth Bailey .... animator (7 episodes, 2002)
Berle Cherney .... photo animator (7 episodes, 2002)
Beau Janzen .... lead animator (7 episodes, 2002)
Vandy Savage .... animation producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Frank Vitz .... animator / visual effects supervisor (7 episodes, 2002)
Chris Leathers .... animator (4 episodes, 2002)
Brandon Perlow .... model maker (4 episodes, 2002)
Perry Harovas .... animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Fabio Tovar .... animator / character animator (3 episodes, 2002)
Robert Cole .... animator (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Stunts
Glenn Marks .... stunt coordinator (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Brookes .... best boy / best boy electric (7 episodes, 2002)
Cecilia Kelly .... focus puller (6 episodes, 2002)
Paul Marbury .... assistant camera (4 episodes, 2002)
Brian Dowley .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2002)
Terry Hopkins .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2002)
David South .... camera operator (3 episodes, 2002)
Robert Elfstrom .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
Mike Fox .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
Patrick Kelly .... assistant camera / camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
Mark Knobil .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
John Mans .... assistant camera / camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
Ferne Pearlstein .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
Robert Poole .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2002)
Petr Stepanek .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2002)
Jill Tufts .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2002)
Jeff Victor .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2002)
Dick Williams .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Editorial Department
Elaine Ford .... colorist (7 episodes, 2002)
Will Hearn .... on-line editor (7 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Music Department
Kurt Diederwolf .... orchestrator (2 episodes, 2002)
Matt Mariano .... orchestrator (2 episodes, 2002)
H. Scott Salinas .... orchestrator (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Transportation Department
Alan Boyles .... unit driver (1 episode, 2002)
Roger Crick .... unit driver (1 episode, 2002)
Georg Grohmann .... unit driver (1 episode, 2002)
Mark Vyner .... unit driver (1 episode, 2002)
Graham C.A. Wilson .... unit driver (1 episode, 2002)
Eric Young .... unit driver (1 episode, 2002)
 
Series Other crew
Jody Allen .... executive in charge (7 episodes, 2002)
Paul G. Allen .... executive in charge (7 episodes, 2002)
Paula Apsell .... executive in charge (7 episodes, 2002)
Jessica Aronson .... research assistant (7 episodes, 2002)
Bonnie Benjamin-Phariss .... director: documentary production / documentary producer (7 episodes, 2002)
Karen Carroll Bennett .... business manager (7 episodes, 2002)
Elaine Coolbrith .... business affairs / legal affairs / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
Jason J. Hunke .... marketing director / publicity director / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
Tina Nguyen .... series researcher / production assistant (7 episodes, 2002)
Susan Rosen Shishko .... business affairs / legal affairs / ... (7 episodes, 2002)
Pilar Binyon .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 2002)
Charles Aquadro .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Sarah Blaffer-Hardy .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
William H. Calvin .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Sharon Emerson .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Jane Goodall .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Stephen Jay Gould .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Davis Don Johanson .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Mary-Claire King .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Ken Miller .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Steven Pinker .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Eugenie C. Scott .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
David Wake .... advisor (5 episodes, 2002)
Max Salomon .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Thanks
Duane Liftin .... special thanks (1 episode, 2002)
 

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Erasmus Darwin:[after hearing Charles's remarks about how delicious some of the South American game is] So, now we know why they became extinct - eaten by Charlie Darwin!See more »

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18 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Very interesting and informative, 3 May 2005

This is an excellent series, which explains a lot about evolution and demonstrates how it affects our everyday lives, particularly in reference to AIDS patients and Russian prisoners. The dramatization of Darwin's life and development of his theory provides a fascinating background to the science. My main complaint with series is in the final episode, "What about God?" I have nothing against the existence of the episode, for this is a very important concept, one which many people wrestle with and which affected Darwin profoundly. My main concern is that the creationists appear to have complete control over the episode. A reply may be that the "evolutionists" had complete control over the other episodes; however, evolution is a valid science, whereas creationism is religion presented as science. The creation/evolution controversy is an important topic for discussion, especially in a series on evolution, but they didn't discuss the controversy very much. When the high school students wanted to get some form of creationism taught in their school, they made vague references to evidence against evolution, but that evidence wasn't mentioned. Most likely, the evidence is simply alleged complications that only seem difficult when one doesn't have a good understanding of science. Scientists have probably refuted all of those claims many times over, but this wasn't addressed in the show. Nor was it mentioned that evidence against evolution isn't automatically evidence in favor of creationism. The discussion of how students at a conservative Christian college were attempting to accommodate evolution to their religious beliefs was also very interesting, although not sufficiently developed. Finally, the different forms of creationism also weren't mentioned, with the episode's becoming largely a forum for Ken Ham. Probably, there wasn't enough time, but it would have been interesting to see more of this discussed.

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