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dawoodz
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« on: 05-13-2006 06:53 »
« Last Edit on: 05-13-2006 06:53 »

Planet earth was on the bbc about a month or so ago and I jus wondered what people thought about it because I though it was great. In FOCUS magazine it showed how they filmed things like sandstorms and stuff and even though it sounds really sad I thought it was great how they did it. Is there going to be another series?   hmpf
TriggerHappyJim

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« Reply #1 on: 05-13-2006 21:25 »

Blue Planet had two series I think so I expect this will too.

You've got to remember how much these programmes cost to make. I wouldn't blame them for only making one, even with viewing figures so high.

What I saw of it looked great. I love how David Attenborough can weave a story out of any situation.
mookie427

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« Reply #2 on: 05-14-2006 02:46 »

meh. It was on the same time as Top Gear. Foregone conclusion........
dawoodz
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« Reply #3 on: 05-14-2006 11:46 »

 
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Originally posted by mookie427:
meh. It was on the same time as Top Gear. Foregone conclusion........


It's just sad that technology hasen't advanced enough to give us video/DVD recording. Plus topgear is repeated.  wink
btyrie

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« Reply #4 on: 05-17-2006 03:59 »

I thought it was great, and yes there is going to be another series. It said at the end of the last episode it would return in the Autumn (at least I think it was the autumn).
Benders_Fan

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« Reply #5 on: 05-17-2006 13:08 »

Never heard of it
Wooter

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« Reply #6 on: 05-17-2006 16:26 »

That's because you live in America, as opposed to England.
Benders_Fan

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« Reply #7 on: 05-17-2006 16:53 »

 
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That's because you live in America, as opposed to England.

Oh ok.
dawoodz
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« Reply #8 on: 05-18-2006 11:05 »

Yep, it's a classic English production. Everything right down to the tone of David Attenbourgh's (sp?) is English, Jolly good show old chaps.
Archie2K

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« Reply #9 on: 05-18-2006 19:24 »

It wasn't on at the same time as Top Gear. You're just stupid.

Plus, both shows are repeated. So you're extra stupid.

I believe there is a new series in the Autumn. Now I just have to wonder about the sanity of someone who treks to the Paki-Afghan border, risks being shot by coalition forces, kidnapped by Al-Qaeda, freezing in snowstorms, or being attacked by snow leapords, just to get camera footage of the latter. Nuts. Just nuts.

But boy am I glad they did so. My biggest surprise during the program was how uncomfortable my Brother felt watching animal X chase down and eat animal Y. Supermarkets and farms kept well away from where we live have given humans a rose-coloured view of carnivorism. It's ugly, but natural, no matter what way you look at it.
dawoodz
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« Reply #10 on: 05-19-2006 11:25 »

Indeed and it's one of the rare occassions NATURAL behaviour has been shot because they used long distances cameras which means no animals were scared by helicopters etc.

I don't really think that these people are nuts. On most locations there is a danger but the experience of visting the most beautiful natural scenery in the world first hand, outweighs it all. Sorry that sounds really cheesy.
dawoodz
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« Reply #11 on: 10-28-2006 07:23 »

*bump* (Apologies for the double post)

I've seen a new series advertised on the BBC "coming soon" - I'm really glad they bothered to make a new series, it's gunna be great!  big grin
HookerBot 5000

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« Reply #12 on: 10-28-2006 09:44 »

Ooh, I love documentary type things like this! I really enjoyed Equator, with Simon Reeve. V interesting, pity it was only on for 3 weeks though  frown
dawoodz
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« Reply #13 on: 10-30-2006 13:01 »

Yeah I really enjoyed that too, the BBC do put out some good stuff. Some like channel4 better but for me, if you bother to make a 7th series of Bigbrother then your scrapping the barrel a bit.
dawoodz
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« Reply #14 on: 11-03-2006 13:08 »

This is amazing >>> go on the planet earth explorer, it's got every clip from every episode positioned on the globe, take a look around, there's some great stuff. 
Archie2K

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« Reply #15 on: 11-05-2006 17:05 »

Best fucking show in the world. Polar bear versus Walrus. The Walrus as a collective won against the single male and desperate polar bear. Poor thing.
dawoodz
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« Reply #16 on: 11-06-2006 13:41 »
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I just watched that and it was pretty saddening. Had nothing to eat and just died of exhaustion/starvation but.....such is life.
dawoodz
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« Reply #17 on: 12-28-2006 17:39 »

*Bump*

Decided to buy the complete series the other day. It's amazing. Get it everyone. Best 30 I ever spent. I know nobody's really interested but......there you go.
HookerBot 5000

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« Reply #18 on: 01-02-2007 14:13 »

Its on repeat on UKTV HIstory. I love it!
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