As a rule, I don't enjoy programs or documentaries that are filled with superlatives and hyperbole, and usually rate them lower. Having said that, this series is filled with superlatives and hyperbole, and every one of them is justified. For example, when he speaks of the Taiga, a forest that goes all the way around the world and contains 1/3 of all the world's trees, it is done majestically. When we are told that all the spotted eider ducks in the world are contained in that one spot at that one moment in the Bering Sea, it adds to the wonder of it all.
I learned so much during this series. Then I watched it again. Both my wife and I sat in wonder as we went through the series on Netflix.
My only question is about the "seven" episodes. There are only six on our streaming server. If the seventh appears, we will snap it up quickly.
The narration was engaging and professional, the music was majestic, and the painstaking camera work was incredible. I shook my head in wonder many times how they had attained such amazing footage.
This series was one of the best TV experiences I have ever had.
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