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Planet Earth 

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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.
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Top Rated TV #4 | Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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David Attenborough ...  Himself - Narrator 11 episodes, 2006
Sigourney Weaver ...  Narrator - US Version 11 episodes, 2006
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Each 50 minute episode features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth (Polar, Mountain, Cave, Desert, Plains, Fresh Water, Seas, Ocean, Forest), followed by a ten-minute featurette which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of filming the episode.

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Prepare to see it as never before.

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English

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25 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planet Earth Extremes See more »

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1.78 : 1
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The project took 40 camera teams shooting at over 200 different locations all over the world for more than five years. See more »

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replaces for the narration of the US version. See more »

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Referenced in Drop Dead Diva: Hit and Run (2011) See more »

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Beautiful
21 July 2006 | by CabroneSee all my reviews

This is a beautifully shot series looking at nature in all it's natural wonder, showcasing a breathtaking diversity of life from the poles to the deserts.

With the spectre of global warming rapidly looming I wonder just how much of these wonderful ecosystems are going to survive. I just hope that in 100 years time people will not watch 'Planet Earth' with the same curiosity that I have when look at etchings of the Dodo from old books.

TV like 'Planet Earth' has made me think a lot more about the natural world that surrounds me and the impact I am having on it. We can't sit back and let this disappear. It's for all future generations, not just this one.


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