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Blue Planet II 

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David Attenborough returns to the world's oceans in this sequel to the acclaimed documentary filming rare and unusual creatures of the deep, as well as documenting the problems our oceans face.
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David Attenborough ...  Himself - Narrator 7 episodes, 2017
Peter Drost Peter Drost ...  Narrator: The Netherlands 7 episodes, 2017
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Nearly a generation after the acclaimed Blue Planet documentary was released, David Attenborough returns to narrate this groundbreaking sequel/reboot. Blue Planet ll focuses more heavily on mankind's influence on the world's oceans through both global pollution and climate change. This series features a variety of revolutionary segments never before seen in a video documentary, including: cuttlefish that hypnotize crabs to stun them, giant trevally that leap out of the water to catch low flying birds, and newly discovered dancing yeti crabs. Written by Jakob E. Ferguson

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20 January 2018 (USA) See more »

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The song used in the trailer is a reworking of a previously released song by the rock band Radiohead titled "Bloom". Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke from the band collaborated with composer Hans Zimmer to create "ocean (bloom)". See more »

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Referenced in Sex Education: Episode #1.4 (2019) See more »

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Eye wide, mouth open, in awe
16 November 2017 | by gregoryblanch88See all my reviews

This series had me reaching for the thesaurus as I simply don't have enough words to encompass its utter brilliance. Time after time I caught myself exclaiming out loud "OMG" or "whooaaah" - inarticulate I know but so overwhelming is the impact the brain cannot cope. The only documentary to ever come close in Planet Earth II from the same source - it's difficult to imagine anything topping this duo, ever.

This time around there is more storytelling to accompany the visual feast, and its a welcome enhancement. The sad and devastating truth is that this may be the last time the ocean looks this way - if we let it degrade our descendants will rightly despise us.

You must see this - there are no excuses.


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