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Frozen Planet 

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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.
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Top Rated TV #28 | Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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David Attenborough ...  Self - Narrator 8 episodes, 2011
Alec Baldwin ...  Self - Narrator 8 episodes, 2011
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

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44 cinematographers to shoot the whole documentary. See more »

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Followed by Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013) See more »

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Genius
11 February 2014 | by Dylan-PotterSee all my reviews

True genius. It makes standing in the poles, what' really seems like an exhilarating experience feel it's being done by yourself. With polar bears and penguins in the joy of spring, the summertime with less blues, autumn filled with the excitement of the mating season, the hard land that is winter, and then in the conclusion, you have people living there and you can see them. This is a classic series with brilliant moments all through it. It won 4 Emmys because it deserved them more than anything else in 2009. Madagascar- one of Attenborough's best works, the amazing documentary Ocean Giants and the classic Human Planet. Frozen Planet beat all them because some of the amazing stuff, as well as educational (not something I look for in Docos) and exciting (this one is exciting, animal-action-packed series) but also never filmed before. Nobody had filmed at Antarctic volcanoes or the Russian arctic before. Migrating eider ducks was new and never done before. That is the magic behind a classic series. Do yourself a favour if you haven't already. Watch all 7 parts. Won't waste your time. You could do an episode a day and be finished with it in a week. Come on. It won't wreck your life or anything. C'mon.


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