Big History tries to tie history together in a vast interconnected web, but the series doesn’t give enough time to each subject
A fascinating look into the mysterious social life of dolphins
The White Queen brings the women of Britain’s Wars of the Roses to the fore in an enjoyable mini-series meant to rival HBO’s Game of Thrones
Bonnie is “Eve” and Clyde is her willing “Adam” in this revisit of the notorious crime duo’s story.
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is well serviced in this excellent 1995 BBC television mini-series.
PBS’ documentary mini-series Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle gives an interesting history on superheroes in pop culture
A beautiful and educational journey through Australia’s evolution from the beginning of the Earth to the present
HBO offers up Tom Stoppard’s reworking of Ford Madox Ford’s monumental tetralogy of World War I England, Parade’s End. With a generally good cast, this mini-series lets viewers down in the areas of character development, action and pacing.
Frozen Planet takes us to the literal ends of the earth to see the extremes of climate of both poles. A fascinating watch from beginning to end, there are many stories of adaptation and survival that must be seen to be believed.
An early BBC Earth series view of our oceans and their inhabitants, this is a comprehensive visual undertaking that is fascinating. The visual quality reflects mid-90′s technology, not as crisp as today’s best, but still quite watch worthy.