Michael Palin embarks on another epic journey of exploration and adventure, this time 15,000 miles through 18 countries around the Pacific rim.
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole.

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Around the World in 80 Days II (TV Mini-Series 1989)
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days.

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Michael Palin owns what must be the most-used passport in Britain. Now it has been taken out of the drawer once again for the making of his new one-off documentary, Around the World in 20 ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Mills
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Himalaya with Michael Palin (TV Series 2004)
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This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range, covering an amazingly diverse range of cultures and ... See full summary »

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Sahara with Michael Palin (TV Mini-Series 2002)
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In this four part BBC television series presented by British comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin, and broadcast in 2002. In it, Palin traveled around the Sahara Desert in Northern ... See full summary »

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New Europe (TV Mini-Series 2007)
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Stars: Michael Palin, Dan Badarau, Gunter Böhnke
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Michael Palin is off on another unconventional adventure documentary for the cameras. Starting at the bullfights in Valencia, Spain he follows in the footsteps of his favourite author, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Palin
People Like Us (1999–2001)
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Before there was The Office, there was People Like Us. A mockumentary in the style of the "docusoap" British reality television shows popular at the time about regular people and their ... See full summary »

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The Living Planet (TV Series 1984)
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David Attenborough discusses the biomass and life in a variety of eco-systems spanning many of the environments found on Earth (from tropical to polar).

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Summer's Lease (TV Mini-Series 1989)
Drama | Mystery
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From the DVD box: The minute she sets eyes on it, Molly Pargeter knows that the Tuscan Villa she has found to lease is perfect for her family's summer holiday. She is powerfully drawn to ... See full summary »

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Live Aid (TV Special 1985)
Documentary | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

The broadcast of the biggest benefit concert in history, organized by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief.

Director: Vincent Scarza
Stars: Bob Geldof, Bryan Adams, Stuart Adamson
Brazil with Michael Palin (TV Mini-Series 2012)
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Michael Palin travels around Brazil, from Amazonia to Rio, from the North East to the Deep South, to find out what makes this vast country tick.

Stars: Michael Palin, Susie Valerio, Gaby Amarantos
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Michael Palin embarks on another epic journey of exploration and adventure, this time 15,000 miles through 18 countries around the Pacific rim.

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Palin's entire journey around the Pacific Rim lasted about 10 months, covered approximately 50,000 miles and took him through 17 countries - 18 if his brief venture across the border between South and North Korea in the Joint Security Area is counted. See more »

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Follows Pole to Pole (1992) See more »

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Extraordinary
4 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

Full Circle with Michael Palin is the best travel documentary I have seen. The BBC crew (including Palin) captures all the

cultural aspects of the places they visit, with truth and imagination. The fact that you can check it out (in multiple parts) at your library, makes the journey last that much longer and leaves you longing for the next one.


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