New Year, New Favourite Show!

planet earth

This year one of our family resolutions is to watch more educational documentaries together. There are many amazing documentaries that can be streamed via Netflix and it is wonderful to have them all easily accessible.

One of those documentaries we are planning to watch together is “Planet Earth“. I’ve watched some episodes in the past and loved them but this time we are streaming all episodes from the start to watch as a family. The boys enjoy watching documentaries and there are so many wonderful things to learn from this series.

Filmed over five years by 71 camera operators in 62 countries, “Planet Earth” exposes the natural wonders of each continent, featuring jungles, caves, mountains, plains and more. This groundbreaking production is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and it won four Emmys, including Outstanding Nonfiction Series.

We’ll be busy watching this 11-part series this year as we are hoping to watch an episode a week. Totally looking forward to introducing the boys to the wonders of Planet Earth!

What must watch shows are you streaming this year?

Disclosure: I am part of the Netflix StreamTeam. All views and opinions are my own.

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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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10 responses to “New Year, New Favourite Show!”

  1. Melinda Jana — January 21, 2016 @ 12:11 pm (#)

    I absolutely love this series!! I watched it in class and loved it so much that I eventually went and bought the entire set

  2. kathy downey — January 21, 2016 @ 12:32 pm (#)

    Thanks,i believe i will check this out sounds very interesting

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen — January 21, 2016 @ 1:37 pm (#)

    I loved the trailer and I’m sure I’ll love this series too, thanks for the heads up I didn’t know this was on Netflix. 🙂

  4. Dandi D — January 22, 2016 @ 12:24 pm (#)

    I think my son would really enjoy watching this with me!

  5. AD — January 22, 2016 @ 5:10 pm (#)

    I watched this years ago and really enjoyed it… Every episode I have seen since still leaves me in awe!

  6. kathy downey — January 23, 2016 @ 12:53 pm (#)

    Thanks for sharing this post,my grandson is so excited

  7. Stephanie LaPlante — January 27, 2016 @ 6:02 am (#)

    Sounds like a super interesting show. Right now I’m watching Once Upon a Time.

  8. kathy downey — March 7, 2016 @ 11:54 am (#)

    I must tell Hubby about this series im sure he would enjoy it ! thanks

  9. Darlene W — August 17, 2016 @ 1:37 pm (#)

    wonderful show I always watch it when I get the chance

  10. Elva Roberts — November 8, 2016 @ 11:18 am (#)

    We do not have netflix as yet but it would be well worth it to see all the Planet Earth Series. I cannot conceive of anyone wanting to live on Mars after living on this marveleous and beautiful planet. I guess you would have to have a complete dedication to science to do something like that.
    In the meantime, if the Planet Earth Series comes to our TV, I will watch with satisfaction and wonder.

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