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The Planets

Welcome to the greatest story that's never been told. In a new, ground breaking series we'll be telling the story of the planets as never before.

Alongside the most accurate and detailed imagery ever produced, The Planets using the latest planetary science research to piece together the gripping history of each world. These are stories of beauty and creation, violence and destruction that reveal the solar system and our place within it to be far more dramatic than we could ever have imagined.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (2019 - 2019)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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8.9 (18 votes)

Previous Episode

Into the Darkness: Ice Worlds

Episode 1x05; Jun 25, 2019

Professor Brian Cox examines the remotest part of the solar system, a place that the most mysterious planets - Uranus, Neptune and dwarf planet Pluto - call home. Barely visible to the naked eye, Uranus was once thought to be the furthest planet from

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Into the Darkness: Ice WorldsJun 25, 2019
1x04: Life Beyond the Sun: SaturnJun 18, 2019
1x03: The Godfather - JupiterJun 11, 2019
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • A bolygók élete (Hungary Hungary)
  • Die Planeten (Switzerland Switzerland)
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