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 Narrator (7 episodes, 2013)
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 Narrator / ... (7 episodes, 2013)
Steve Backshall ...
 Himself (4 episodes, 2013)
Dave Canterbury ...
 Himself (4 episodes, 2013)
Justine Evans ...
 Herself (4 episodes, 2013)
Cody Lundin ...
 Himself (4 episodes, 2013)
Chris Morgan ...
 Himself - Bear Guide (4 episodes, 2013)
Roman Dial ...
 Himself - Environmental Scientist (4 episodes, 2013)
Tao Berman ...
 Himself - Extreme Kayaker (4 episodes, 2013)
Sonny Bass ...
 Himself - Wildlife Biologist (4 episodes, 2013)
Lou Summerfield ...
 Himself - Facility Manager: Glacier NP (4 episodes, 2013)
Herb Ferguson ...
 Himself - Equipment Operator: Glacier NP (4 episodes, 2013)
Blase Reardon ...
 Himself - Avalanche Specialist: USGS (4 episodes, 2013)
Chris Lundy ...
 Himself - Avalanche Specialist: Glacier NP (4 episodes, 2013)
Kevin Norton ...
 Himself - Guest: Knight Inlet Lodge (4 episodes, 2013)
John Reid ...
 Himself - Owner: Knight Inlet Lodge (4 episodes, 2013)
Monte Meier ...
 Himself - World Class Racer (4 episodes, 2013)
Wendy Warborg ...
 Herself - Heli-Skier (4 episodes, 2013)
Hank Heasler ...
 Himself - Geologist: Yellowstone NP (4 episodes, 2013)
Carl Carlson ...
 Himself - Geologist (4 episodes, 2013)
Will Gaff ...
 Himself - Climber (4 episodes, 2013)
Jim Mead ...
 Himself - Geologist: Northern Arizona University (4 episodes, 2013)
Julie Munger ...
 Herself - Grand Canyon River Boarder (4 episodes, 2013)
Justin Anderson ...
 Himself - Producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Mark Brownlow ...
 Himself - Producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Adam Chapman ...
 Himself - Producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Huw Cordey ...
 Himself - Series Producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Alicia Decina ...
 Herself - Assistant Producer (4 episodes, 2013)
Mark Emery ...
 Himself (4 episodes, 2013)
Nick Guy ...
 Himself - Cameraman (4 episodes, 2013)
Peter Knamiller ...
 Himself - Field Assistant (4 episodes, 2013)
Nappy Neaman ...
 Himself - Goat Expert (4 episodes, 2013)
Stuart Robinson ...
 Himself - Hurricane Expert (4 episodes, 2013)
John Shier ...
 Himself - Cameraman (4 episodes, 2013)
Joe St. Onge ...
 Himself - Mountain Guide (4 episodes, 2013)
Paul Stewart ...
 Himself - Cameraman (4 episodes, 2013)
Gavin Thurston ...
 Himself - Cameraman (4 episodes, 2013)
Richard Wollocombe ...
 Himself - Underwater Cameraman (4 episodes, 2013)
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Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, North America takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept coasts. The continent's unique geography creates some of the most extreme weather on the planet. Wild animals living in these astonishing and sometimes brutal habitats must be fiercely resilient sharing that human spirit the continent is known for. From jaguars to spinner sharks, wolves that fish to wolverines high in the mountains, this is North America. Written by Discovery

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19 May 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

América do Norte  »

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Army of One
Written by Richie Sambora, Desmond Child, and Jon Bon Jovi
Published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Aggressive Music and Universal Music Corp. on behalf of Bon Jovi Publishing and Destonia
Performed by Bon Jovi
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Patriotism in a Nature Documentary?
28 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The photography is fantastic, however the narration is exceedingly poor. A curious melange; assuming your audience is a naive eight year old whose never experienced nature, coupled to a especially bold level of American Jingoism. I've never heard such chauvinistic patriotism in a Nature Documentary.

It comes across as Americana delirium mated to beautiful visuals, like a pet propaganda project. The Music is often misplaced and overwrought as well... when they shut up and just show the wonderful visuals it's a striking meditation on Nature, but those moments are few. It's a shame that visual genius was coupled to written lunacy.


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