The Deep

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Episode 2 of 8

Duration: 58 minutes

More people have walked on the moon than have travelled to the very depths of the deep ocean. David Attenborough journeys into the abyss to show us, for the very first time, strange creatures straight out of the film Alien, many of which are new to science. Terrifying fish with massive teeth that eat prey twice their size and weird jellyfish that flash in the darkness. Deep sea sharks never filmed before and submerged mountain ranges and volcanoes far larger than anything on land.


David Attenborough
Series Producer
Alastair Fothergill


  • Thu 18 Oct 2001 00:50 BBC One except Channel Islands, East Midlands, North East & Cumbria, North West, Northern Ireland, South West, West Midlands

  • Sat 12 Jan 2002 20:00 BBC Four

  • Wed 16 Jan 2002 23:30 BBC Four

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