From James Bawden:
The latest Nature Of Things miniseries The Great Human Odyssey is about as good as TV gets. It’s the kind of broad spectrum show that TV networks once used as prestige items before ratings erosion began eating away at the very existence.
So watch this one as an example of how demanding as well as entertaining TV can be when all caution is thrown to the winds. Because this three-episode “mini” was photographed all over the place from the Kalahari desert to Papua, New Guinea to the frozen Siberian wilds. Continue reading.