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Planet Earth II 

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David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.
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Top Rated TV #1 | Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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David Attenborough ...  Himself - presenter / ... 6 episodes, 2016
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David Attenborough returns in this breathtaking documentary showcasing life on Planet Earth.

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UK

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English

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18 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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During filming on Zavodovski Island in South Sandwich, one of the camera was doused during a storm and it would take 7 days by boat to have it replaced. The crew had to warm it up by using heat packs, sleeping with it and even above the stove to dry it. See more »

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At once awe-inspiring and terrifying!
6 November 2016 | by WentloogSee all my reviews

I have just finished watching the first episode on BBC 1 and I am amazed to find that Planet Earth II appears to have bettered the original! The photography is perfect and Attenborough's narration, both content and delivery, is unparalleled.

This initial outing is titled "Islands" and whilst I don't want to dwell on the individual segments, the Racer Snakes vs baby Iguanas is probably the most terrifying piece of natural history film I have ever witnessed, not for the fainthearted or squeamish!

The "making of segment at the end of the documentary proper was particularly enjoyable and informative.

This is what the BBC does best and long may it last.


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