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Fry's Planet Word

Fry's Planet Word sees Stephen Fry finding out more about linguistic achievements and how our skills for the spoken word have changed. He dissects language in many of its guises.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (2011 - 2011)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Previous Episode

The Power and the Glory

Episode 1x05; Oct 23, 2011

Stephen Fry explores language. He looks at our desire to entertain and explain through stories, and why any attempt at formula is doomed to fail.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: The Power and the GloryOct 23, 2011
1x04: Spreading the WordOct 16, 2011
1x03: Uses and AbusesOct 9, 2011
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