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YMMV: David Attenborough
  • Crowning Moment Of Awesome: LAYING among gorillas- eight and a half minutes of wonder.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: His Life of Birds series of documentaries (the theme music and the birdsong).
    • The Life of Mammals theme isn't half bad either.
  • Heartwarming Moments: The BBC fare-welled him by creating a sheet full of fictitious programs crediting him and distributing it.
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • "Hee-ah, in the Amazon Rainforest..."
    • The infamous scene of the baby seal walking along a beach; only to be eaten by a breaching killer whale. The scene was entirely unintentional and possibly one of the greatest shots from any documentary ever produced.
    • The Lyre Bird. There's a reason it has over 12 million hits as of 2014, and counting.
  • Nightmare Fuel: This sequence from Planet Earth.
    • The episode which showed the exploration of underwater caves. Specifically the moment when the diver tried to squeeze through the narrow gap. Claustrophobia mixed with the fear of damaging the life-support equipment to the max.
  • Values Dissonance: Acknowledges in Life on Camera that keeping a "pet" orangutang (or maybe it was a chimpanzee) and eating raw sea turtle eggs isn't as funny in The New Tens as it was in the Fifties.

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