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I watched Wild Indonesia a few years ago. It was only three episodes long, but every minute was filled with information and wild animals, there was never a dull moment. Why then do we need six episodes the tell us about the meager wildlife in China? The answer is we don't, which is why the scenes drag on forever and the pace of everything is so slow.
As for narration, I like Bernard Hill in some movies, but in this his voice is, to me anyway, incredibly dull and gray.
I can only assume that people rating this highly do so because it's a nice introduction to China and they don't know to much. I lived there for two years, and travelled through Indonesia, so perhaps that's some explanation.
To sum up, this would have made one or two hours good TV, but production companies are probably paid by the minutes of TV shown.
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