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Walking with Cavemen 

The great follow-up to 'Walking with Dinosaurs' and 'Walking with Beasts', presented by Professor Robert Winston, explains the story of human evolution.
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Series cast summary:
Robert Winston ...  Himself - Presenter 4 episodes, 2003
Alec Baldwin ...  Narrator (US version) 4 episodes, 2003
Christian Bradley Christian Bradley ...  Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Alex Palmer ...  Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Oliver Parham Oliver Parham ...  Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
David Rubin David Rubin ...  Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Florence Sparham Florence Sparham ...  Various hominids 4 episodes, 2003
Marva Alexander Marva Alexander ...  Various hominids 3 episodes, 2003
Rachel Essex Rachel Essex ...  Various hominids 3 episodes, 2003
Faroque Khan Faroque Khan ...  Various hominids 3 episodes, 2003
Suzanne Cave Suzanne Cave ...  Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
Ruth Dawes Ruth Dawes ...  Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
Anthony Taylor Anthony Taylor ...  Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
Badria Timimi ...  Various hominids 2 episodes, 2003
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The story of human evolution is told through the stories of representative members of the various species leading up to modern homo sapiens. It is ongoing climate changes that force human ancestors to develop, one by one, the unique characteristics of the modern humans. Though earlier species were superbly successful in their environments they were unsustainable when the environment changes. Written by David Foss

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Eye-to-eye with your ancestors.


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English

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27 March 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Caminando entre cavernícolas See more »

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Trivia

In Walking with Prehistoric Beasts (2001), the Australopithecus were portrayed via computer graphics and animatronic puppets because of their non-humanlike proportions. In this show, they are all actors wearing extensive makeup (minus the baby Australopithecus, which is of course a puppet). This method sacrificed anatomical accuracy for more expressive and diverse characters. See more »

Goofs

Since all the ape-men are modern-day actors wearing makeup, this means that several species have the wrong body proportions and also a much taller head. See more »

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Followed by Walking with Monsters (2005) See more »

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Our Past come to life
8 April 2016 | by tankaceSee all my reviews

Walking with Cavemen is a spin-off of shorts of the Walking With series and its central story is the evolution of homo sapiens, the humans or more simply us. I was amazed when I first saw it ,because I lucked any idea how we came in to being apart of what it is written in the bible. To add, the producers here made a very clever choice: unlike the previous Walking the main creatures are made by actors in suits ,which makes perfect sense considering that they are either our ancestor or close relatives. This documentary has quit engaging stories and you are going to feel that in the end, we are them and Humans have practically zero differences with the rest of the animal kingdom. One other great think is that ,though a spin-off it does not try to copy the rest Walkings, but be a being in its own right, unlike what is usually the case. The only reason why I have not give it a 10/10 is that the science is a bit inaccurate when it comes to who we start to walking up right and the first of its four episodes it is bit slow ,but apart from this nit picks it is perfect. In the end not hear those who say that it is awful or that we are the chosen ones of God, because that is rubbish and we are as part of this planet as we are the creature that create civilization. Go watch and if your liked the previous Walking ,you are going to like this one also.


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