Blue Planet - Seas of Life

Season 1
 (1,189)IMDb 9.02001ALL
An eight-part series that explores the history of the world's oceans and exposes never-before-seen depths.
Starring
Jason RobertsPierce BrosnanDavid Attenborough
Genres
Special Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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  1. 1. The Blue Planet
    September 12, 2001
    49min
    TV-G
    The ocean's influence dominates the world's weather systems and supports an enormous range of life. This first episode demonstrates the sheer scale, power and complexity of the "Blue Planet".
  2. 2. The Deep
    September 19, 2001
    49min
    TV-G
    On the floor of the ocean deep, primitive creatures crawl across the ooze. A place of mountain ranges, perpetual night, pressure extremes, the ocean floor is home to the weirdest life forms on our planet.
  3. 3. Open Ocean
    September 26, 2001
    48min
    TV-G
    Endless blue stretches in every direction. The sea bed is a staggering eight kilometers deeper down and the nearest island is 500 kilometers away. There is nothing save the burning sun above and the blackened abyss below. How, then, does life exist?
  4. 4. Frozen Seas
    October 3, 2001
    49min
    TV-G
    Life on the edge of a frozen sea is tough. Ice at both poles is constantly moving, and in winter freezes solid with air temperatures 70°C below freezing. Only in spring, with the retreating ice and light reaching the water, does life begin again.
  5. 5. Seasonal Seas
    October 10, 2001
    49min
    TV-G
    Shafts of sunlight are the vital source of energy used by the countless billions of plankton that grow every spring and summer in the world's temperate sea, the richest of all habitats.
  6. 6. Coral Seas
    October 17, 2001
    49min
    TV-G
    Coral reefs are the rainforests of the sea; fish compete for food, territory and mates within this oasis of life. Incredible time-lapse photography shows the dramatic formation of a coral reef, portraying its inhabitants and its ultimate destruction.
  7. 7. Tidal Seas
    October 24, 2001
    49min
    TV-G
    Tidal marshes are one of the most productive parts of the world. Numerous plants support numerous animals, yet life is not easy: predators are attracted to these enormous quantities of food, forcing animals to seek constant protection from attack.
  8. 8. Coasts
    October 31, 2001
    48min
    TV-G
    The boundary between land and sea is an exciting place, with seabirds, turtles, and marine mammals constantly coming and going.

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Season year
2001
Network
BBC Earth
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