TV Full List of Planet Earth Episodes

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Below is a complete Planet Earth episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Planet Earth episodes are listed along with the Planet Earth episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Planet Earth episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Everything from “Freshwater” to “Great Plains” is included on this list. Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Planet Earth episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Jungles Nov 19 2006
Jungles cover roughly three per cent of our planet yet contain 50 per cent of the world's species. High-definition cameras enable unprecedented views of animals living on the dark jungle floor. ...more

Diaries-Wild Camel Chase

Great Plains Nov 12 2006
After filming for three years, Planet Earth finally captures the shy Mongolian gazelle. Only a handful of people have witnessed its annual migration. Don't miss the bizarre-looking Tibetan fox, ...more

The Diaries: Deep Oceans Dec 10 2006
Life goes to extraordinary lengths to survive this immense realm. A 30 tonne whale shark gorges on a school of fish and the unique overhead heli-gimbal camera reveals common dolphins rocketing ...more

Seasonal Forests Dec 03 2006
The Taiga forest, on the edge of the Arctic, is a silent world of stunted conifers. The trees may be small but filming from the air reveals its true scale. A third of all trees on Earth grow ...more

Mountains Mar 12 2006
Tour the mightiest mountain ranges, starting with the birth of a mountain at one of the lowest places on Earth and ending at the summit of Everest. One of Earth's rarest phenomena is a lava lake ...more

From Pole to Pole Mar 05 2006
The ultimate portrait of our planet looks at the key factors that shape our natural history. The lives of animals and plants are dominated by the sun and fresh water which trigger seasonal ...more

Caves Mar 26 2006
The Cave of Swallows in Mexico is a 400m vertical shaft, deep enough to engulf the Empire State Building. The Lechuguilla cave system in the USA is 193km long and 500m deep with astonishing ...more

Deserts Apr 02 2006
Around 30% of the land's surface is desert, the most varied of our ecosystems despite the lack of rain. Unravel the secrets of desert survival and experience the ephemeral nature of this dynamic ...more

The Diaries: Shallow Seas Nov 26 2006
A humpback whale mother and calf embark on an epic journey from tropical coral paradises to storm ravaged polar seas. Newly discovered coral reefs in Indonesia reveal head-butting pygmy ...more

Diaries-Diving with Piranhas

Desert Lions May 30 2007
Originally aired under BBC Natural World Collection. Many years ago lions thrived in the deserts of Namibia's Skeleton Coast, until they were exterminated by man. Six years ago maverick ...more

Highlights the extreme conditions endured by those filiming "Planet Earth." From the Blu-Ray series.

Snow Leopard: Beyond the Myth Jan 04 2008
Originally aired under BBC Natural World Collection. The BBC Natural History Unit explores a secret cave deep in the mountains of Pakistan where generations of snow leopards return each year to ...more

Diaries-Into the Abyss

Diaries-Shot in the Dark

Great Planet Earth Moments
The Planet Earth team reveal their most memorable moments from the making of the series. We'll discover their high points, and their not so high points. And they'll tell us which sequences they ...more

Diaries-Eye in the Sky

Secrets of the Maya Underworld
The freshwater pools that dot Mexico's Yucatan peninsula were believed by the Mayans to be portals to the underworld. For the first time ever, the BBC Natural History Unit explores this ...more

Diaries Part II

Saving Species Nov 26 2006
Saving Species asks if there really is an extinction crisis facing certain species. Alastair Fothergill, executive producer of Planet Earth, admits that making the series was a bittersweet ...more

Describes technology used to film Planet Earth including specialized airplanes and night vision cameras. From the Blu-Ray version.

Diaries-Snow Leopard Quest

Capturing the Moment
Highlights the extreme care the film crews had to take while filming "Planet Earth." Also shows how sometimes care was not enough--luck was also key. From the Blu-Ray series.

Diaries-Ocean Wanderers