Sep. 12, 2001
60 min.
BBC One TV Network

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The Blue Planet (UK)

The Blue Planet, the definitive exploration of the Earth's final frontier. From the deep to the shore, from pole to pole it reveals extraordinary life and behavior that had never before been filmed. In some cases the species were only recently known to scientists.


The Blue Planet (UK) Season 1 (2001-2007)

1x01 1 1x01 Introduction
Experience the power of the blue whale - the largest mammal ever to grace our planet. Learn how the sun and moon help control and tame the ocean. Travel far and wide - from the Eastern ...
Sep. 12, 2001
1x02 1 1x02 The Deep
A place of mountain ranges, perpetual night, pressures extremes and cold... and the weirdest life forms on our planet. Dive into the depths of the ocean, an eerie world where predators ...
Sep. 19, 2001
1x03 1 1x03 Open Ocean
In the immense space of the open ocean the sea bed is a staggering five miles below the surface and the nearest island is over 300 miles away. Yet here live many of the most spectacular ...
Sep. 26, 2001
1x04 1 1x04 Frozen Seas
An environment where only the toughest survive, the Arctic and Antarctic are unrelenting habitats. Only in spring does life begin again. Plankton blooms and feeds fast hordes of migrating ...
Oct. 03, 2001
1x05 1 1x05 Seasonal Seas
As the days grow longer, billions of microscopic plankton bloom under the blazing sun. Here in the temperate seas, three-ton basking sharks graze among forests of giant kelp - the ...
Oct. 10, 2001
1x06 1 1x06 Coral Seas
Bathed in bright sunlight and warm clear water, the coral reef is a rich oasis of life - the rainforest of the sea. Bizarrely adorned harlequin shrimp carry off a starfish several ...
Oct. 17, 2001
1x07 1 1x07 Tidal Seas
The sun and moon move billions of tons of water with every turn of the tide. The strongest tides empty entire bays, smash trees on riverbanks, and strand sea creatures on suddenly ...
Oct. 24, 2001
1x08 1 1x08 Coasts
From rocky cliffs to gentle dunes, the coasts are always changing. Day in and day out, they are battered by crashing waves. Seabirds come here by the thousands to nest, while baby ...
Oct. 31, 2001
1x09 1 TV Special: Making Waves
The making of The Blue Planet.
Dec. 03, 2001
1x10 1 TV Special: Deep Trouble
The combination of overfishing and modern technology has depleted fish stocks across the world's oceans. The program explores the problems, and offers several solutions to the pro ...
May. 05, 2002
1x11 1 TV Special: The Abyss
Cameras are sent to the last great frontier on our planet - the deep sea - to reveal an amazing world including rare footage of the most incredible sea-life.
Oct. 03, 2005
1x12 1 TV Special: Dive to Shark Volcano
"Dive to Shark Volcano" joins divers on a search for seven species of sharks in seven days near Cocos Island, 300 miles off the coast of Costa Rica.
Oct. 10, 2005
1x13 1 TV Special: Amazon Abyss
"Amazon Abyss" explores the world beneath the surface of the Amazon River. Until this feature was filmed, no one had ever explored the depths of the Amazon due to the harsh conditions. ...
Oct. 17, 2005
1x14 1 TV Special: Being There: Antarctica
Accompanied by dramatic historical narration, "Being There: Antarctica" takes viewers on a visual journey of the landscape and wildlife of Antarctica.
Oct. 02, 2007
1x15 1 TV Special: Being There: Between the Tides
"Being There: Between the Tides" shows the interactions between wildlife and various water bodies, along the same lines as the main feature.
Oct. 09, 2007
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