Planet Earth, Series 1

Planet Earth, Series 1

Planet Earth

  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Release Date: 2008-08-04
  • Advisory Rating: TV-PG
  • Episodes: 11
  • iTunes Price: USD 19.99
  • iTunes HD Price: USD 24.99
8.1/10
8.1
From 79 Ratings

Description

This jaw-dropping, award-winning, landmark series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit presents the epic story of life on Earth. Four years in production, over 2000 days in the field, using 71 cameramen filming across 204 locations in 62 countries, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. A stunning television experience that combines rare action, unimaginable scale, impossible locations, and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest, and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers, this blockbuster series takes you on an unforgettable journey through the challenging seasons and the daily struggle for survival in Earth's most extreme habitats. Using a budget of unprecedented proportions, HD photography, and unique, specially developed filming techniques, Planet Earth takes you to places you have never seen before, to experience sights and sounds you may never experience again.

Episodes

Title Time Price
1 From Pole to Pole 48:59 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
2 Mountains 47:48 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
3 Freshwater 49:08 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
4 Caves 48:41 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
5 Deserts 48:41 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
6 Ice Worlds 48:59 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
7 Great Plains 48:48 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
8 Jungles 48:55 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
9 Shallow Seas 49:01 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
10 Seasonal Forests 49:00 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes
11 Ocean Deep 48:56 USD 1.99 Buy on iTunes

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Reviews

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  • nice visuals, low on facts

    3
    By dr.terwilliker
    The imagery is very nice but I finish an episode wondering what I learned. Seems to have a repetitive theme of look at the nice place... here are animals killing each other there... here is another nice place and more animals killing each other.
  • Attenborough is the best!

    5
    By woodc
    Its crazy how hard it is to find good documentaries on itunes but this is worth purchasing to watch over and over. Excelent value. Also, cant wait for Planet Earth II to come out, hope they dont make us wait too long and especially hope they continue to give us the origional version with David Attenborough, no watered down version made for the US market!
  • Must watch

    5
    By Beeewhiz
    Nature & documentary lovers this is a must watch. Attenborough is simply the best and one of a kind.
  • No Sigourney Weaver! :(

    3
    By MG311
    Such an breathtaking serious, but I wish they had the US Discovery Channel Edition narrated by Sigourney Weaver. I don’t like this guys voice.
  • Amazing!!

    5
    By Cirrus99
    Best documentary ever! It can get a little slow at times, but is still incredible. I didn't want to at first, but, even though it's expensive, the HD version is beautiful, and I would recommend getting it. And for those of you asking, the narrator is David Attenborough, the original narrator. I would much rather have him than Sigourney Weaver.
  • Best documentary ever, but...

    3
    By freeheeler
    The HD version looks absolutely terrible on a 60" LCD TV. Looks terrible on a 27" iMac, for that matter. What gives?
  • Great for Small Kids

    5
    By snmaustin
    My 3.5 year old and 2 year old LOVE THIS SERIES! Very well done!
  • So good!

    5
    By iBigChill
    I love this series! Just buy it.
  • Where is Sigourney Weaver?????

    1
    By Everbane37
    I spent a very long time searching for the version on blue-ray narratted by Sigourney Weaver, she has by far the better narratting voice for this series, and she was also the original narrattor for the series when it first premiered on TV (in america, dont know about elsewhere), i refuse to buy this without her narrating it, and am dissapointed that i cannot find it on iTunes. A good visual experience ruined by a narrator who sounds like a droning history teacher.

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