History Creator / DavidAttenborough

7th Nov '16 12:20:11 AM Maxiboy136
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Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born May 8, 1926) is a British broadcaster and naturalist, most famous as a nature documentary producer and narrator, long fondly stereotyped and much mimicked for his hushed yet enthusiastic delivery and ability to find ''any'' sort of plant or animal interesting.

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Sir David Frederick Attenborough (born May 8, 1926) is a British broadcaster and naturalist, most famous as a nature documentary producer and narrator, long fondly stereotyped and much mimicked for his hushed yet enthusiastic delivery and ability to find (and make) ''any'' sort of plant or animal interesting.
25th Aug '16 4:43:24 PM nombretomado
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* [[ShesAManInJapan He's a Woman in America]]: ''Planet Earth'' and ''Life'' are narrated by Creator/SigourneyWeaver and [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]], respectively, to [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks the fury]] of fans (don't worry, the non-DiscoveryChannel [=DVDs=] keep Attenborough's narration). ''Frozen Planet'' replaced him with Alec Baldwin when Discovery broadcast it.

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* [[ShesAManInJapan He's a Woman in America]]: ''Planet Earth'' and ''Life'' are narrated by Creator/SigourneyWeaver and [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]], respectively, to [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks the fury]] of fans (don't worry, the non-DiscoveryChannel non-Creator/DiscoveryChannel [=DVDs=] keep Attenborough's narration). ''Frozen Planet'' replaced him with Alec Baldwin when Discovery broadcast it.
14th Jun '16 7:00:26 PM Shoebox
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** In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record a sequence in Palin's comic play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail."

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** In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record for a sequence in Palin's comic play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail."
14th Jun '16 6:57:43 PM Shoebox
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** In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record a sequence in Palin's play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail."

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** In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record a sequence in Palin's comic play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail."
14th Jun '16 6:57:07 PM Shoebox
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** In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record a sequence in Palin's play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail".

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** In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record a sequence in Palin's play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail".detail."
14th Jun '16 6:56:35 PM Shoebox
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**In his published diaries, Creator/MichaelPalin describes Attenborough "very sportingly" agreeing to record a sequence in Palin's play ''The Weekend'' in which a character turns the TV off in disgust upon hearing Sir David "describe insect copulation in great detail".
8th Jun '16 6:49:07 PM Shoebox
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* TechnologyMarchesOn: Given that the "Life" series spans forty-odd years it's very prone to this, particularly as nearly every installment (notably the rattlesnake sequence in ''Life in Cold Blood'') makes a point of the "latest equipment" being used to capture "never-before-seen" footage.
8th Jun '16 6:48:45 PM Shoebox
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*TechnologyMarchesOn: Given that the "Life" series spans forty-odd years it's very prone to this, particularly as nearly every installment (notably the rattlesnake sequence in ''Life in Cold Blood'') makes a point of the "latest equipment" being used to capture "never-before-seen" footage.
7th Jun '16 3:48:54 AM Spinosegnosaurus77
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Was the subject of ''Attenborough: A Life on Camera'', a three-part [=BBC2=] tribute, on the 60th anniversary of his broadcasting career in 2012. His 90th birthday in 2016 has been marked by a number of special programmes, including a compilation of newly-found and remastered ''colour'' footage from his first overseas trips in the 1950s, shot more than a decade before Britain had colour television.

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Was He was the subject of ''Attenborough: A Life on Camera'', a three-part [=BBC2=] tribute, on the 60th anniversary of his broadcasting career in 2012. His 90th birthday in 2016 has been marked by a number of special programmes, including a compilation of newly-found and remastered ''colour'' footage from his first overseas trips in the 1950s, shot more than a decade before Britain had colour television.
6th Jun '16 6:48:03 PM Shoebox
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Was the subject of ''Attenborough: A Life on Camera'', a three-part [=BBC2=] tribute, on the 60th anniversary of his broadcasting career in 2012. His 90th birthday has been marked by a number of special programmes, including a compilation of newly-found and remastered ''colour'' footage from his first overseas trips in the 1950s, shot more than a decade before Britain had colour television.

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Was the subject of ''Attenborough: A Life on Camera'', a three-part [=BBC2=] tribute, on the 60th anniversary of his broadcasting career in 2012. His 90th birthday in 2016 has been marked by a number of special programmes, including a compilation of newly-found and remastered ''colour'' footage from his first overseas trips in the 1950s, shot more than a decade before Britain had colour television.
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