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We loved the dvds on this subject. It was exciting, sad, tense, everything. We learned so much watching it. I bought it because Jupiter is my planet, and wanted to see what Jupiter was all about. Plus there is other planets on the discs. It is so amazing to see what is going on up there, watching all of the movement of everything in space one almost thinks that each rock or planet or moon is programmed. You have to see this everyone. You will never forget it. I am going to see if there are more dvds with the other planets on it.
Many of the images are spectacular. I don't mind the voice-overs, but the frequent interruption of images by talking heads reduced my enjoyment of this set of programs. I also found the coverage to be incomplete - there could have been much more on the satellites of the various planets (not just Titan, Enceladus and Triton). Overall, this is still a good buy.
This series is very good but there is something important to know, which I did not... there is a BBC Earth version presented by Dr. Brian Cox, and then there is this PBS version narrated by Zachary Quinto. With all due respect to Zachary Quinto, there is no comparison. I will be looking to replace this with a copy of the BBC Earth version for sure. The way it is edited, the presentations and narration by Dr. Cox... superb.