Catastrophe (2008)

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Original run: 24 Nov 2008 – 22 Dec 2008

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Discovery/Science

Network: Channel 4 UK

Watched by: 10 of 691 077 0%

Total running time: 3 hours 35 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

IMDB rating: 8 of 10 87

MyShows rating: 3 of 5 3


This spectacular five-part series, investigates the history of natural disasters, from the planet's beginnings to the present, putting a new perspective on our existence – that we are the product of catastrophe. Using the latest CGI effects and featuring scientific experts, the series reveals how the evolution of life on Earth has been shaped by lethal catastrophes that have caused mass extinctions, almost to the point of wiping out life altogether.

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