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Great Human Odyssey 

TV-PG | | Documentary | Episode aired 2016
Scientists are using archaeological and cultural findings to map humans' exodus from Africa and identify the adaptive skills required for the journey.

Director:

Niobe Thompson

Writer:

Larry Klein

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Sarah Anzick Sarah Anzick ... Self
Berhane Asfaw Berhane Asfaw ... Self
Kalepa Baybayan Kalepa Baybayan ... Self
Yonas Beyene Yonas Beyene ... Self
Nicholas Conard Nicholas Conard ... Self
Tom Coulthard Tom Coulthard ... Self
Genevieve DeMars Genevieve DeMars ... Self
Shane Doyle ... Self
Brian Fagan Brian Fagan ... Self
Katerina Harvati Katerina Harvati ... Self
Chris Henshilwood Chris Henshilwood ... Self
Thor Heyerdahl Jr. Thor Heyerdahl Jr. ... Self
Donald Carl Johanson Donald Carl Johanson ... Self
Patrick Kirch Patrick Kirch ... Self
Marta Lahr Marta Lahr ... Self
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Storyline

Numbering no more than a few thousand, tiny groups of intrepid humans began to move out of Africa-eventually dominating the planet. How did these early humans acquire the skills, technology, and talent to thrive in every environment on earth? Takes a global journey through the past, following our ancestors' footsteps out of Africa along a trail of scientific clues to help unravel the mystery of how we got where we are.

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Documentary

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2016 (USA) See more »

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WGBH See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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