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Need you guys to rummage for some New Scientific type documentaries/specials.
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Hey guys,

You know science/tech and interesting go hand in hand with our content.

Documentaries and science specials,.. and similar content are quite abundant . The main thing that needs to be kept in mind is just keep in from the UK.

Things along the lines of the Brian Cox various series are what I'm after. Doesn't have to be him,.. but that sort of material.

New! The newer, the more relevant, and better quality (and able to find) -- I'd love someone like Stephen Fry doing a special on Genetics, Space, prodigious people, the human mind/brain,.. really anything scientific/tech oriented.

Basically interesting. (And History usually doesn't fit that mold lol.. but if someone can make History interesting and have replay value.. it's someone like Fry, or a comedian , or even a James May type but with a bit more personality. Smile )

Whatcha got?


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I'll think about it, but all the Attenborough/BBC/NatGeo docs were amazing (and beautiful in HD)!

You know, Captain, every year of my life, I grow more and more convinced that the wisest and the best is to focus our attention on the good and the beautiful, if we just take the time to look at it.
-The Phantom Planet [1961]
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You mean this Brian Cox. Right?
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You know, Captain, every year of my life, I grow more and more convinced that the wisest and the best is to focus our attention on the good and the beautiful, if we just take the time to look at it.
-The Phantom Planet [1961]
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(02-24-2015, 08:03 PM)Capn_Eric Wrote:  You mean this Brian Cox. Right?
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Ooh shit yeah!
SuperTroopers that's just an awesome movie! Weird but hella fun!
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#5
And to come to the question at hand, to be honest i'd rather watch QI or 8 out of 10 cats does countdown.
But for docu's i think these are really good;
Ancient Aliens - IMDB info
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The Last Kingdom add CHROME
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Hidden Kingdoms
Premiered: 2014
Narrator: Stephen Fry
IMDB URL: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3737220/

Particle Fever (non-UK tho)
Premiered: 2013
Director: Mark Levinson
IMDB URL: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1385956/

Life
Premiered: 2010
Narrated by: Sir David Attenborough (replaced by Oprah Winfrey later on or something)
URL: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_(BBC_TV_series)

Human Planet
Premiered: 2011
Narrated By: John Hurt
IMDB URL: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1806234/

Discovery Science | The True Nature Of Time - Universe Space (BBC Documentary)
Premiered: 2015
Narrated by: Prof. & Dr. Michio Kaku
YouTube URL:
IMDB URL: N/A

Dara Ó Briain's Science Club (TV Series)
Premiered: 2012
URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b037mkj3
*I don't think it's still in production*



Lists of Docs to Consider:

• BBC television documentaries about science
• URL: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:BBC_television_documentaries_about_science#

• The best science and nature documentaries
• IMDB List
• Last Update: 27 Feb 2013
• URL: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls057139208/

• BBC iPlayer - Documentaries: Science and Nature
• URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/categories/documentaries-science-and-nature/highlights

• Top 50 Science and Tech Documentary or TV Series
• Last Updated: 08 Feb 2014
• URL: http://www.imdb.com/list/ls059688385/

• BBC Documentaries (theTVDB.com)
• Premiered: 02 Nov 1936
• Last Updated: 21 Jul 2016
• Not all science/tech
• 203 Shows Total (as of 02 Aug 2016)
• URL: http://thetvdb.com/?tab=seasonall&id=79660

• Science Documentaries
• Tagline: "Collection of the best documentaries and lectures from the science works."
• 20 Categories (from docs to lectures)
• Sadly no UK section.
• Not sure of last update.

• Top Documentary Films
• Don't trust watching them there, use just as a guide.
• URL: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/


This should definitely give you plenty to look over and hopefully I've helped in finding some hidden gems and some we haven't watched already. I'll keep digging as I love documentaries.

Thx
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