The Best Episodes Directed by John Ruthven
#1 - Big Blue
Blue Planet II Season 1 - Episode 4
The big blue is the world's greatest wilderness, far from shore and many kilometres deep. It's a vast marine desert where there is little to eat and nowhere to hide. Yet it's home to some of the biggest and most spectacular creatures on earth. This episode reveals what it takes to survive in this savage and forbidding world. We witness feats of incredible endurance, moments of high drama and extraordinary acts of heart-wrenching self-sacrifice. Every animal in the big blue must find their own unique way to survive.
#2 - American Shark
Shark Week Season 2005 - Episode 3
If you want to find some of the world's biggest, fastest, scariest and weirdest sharks, you can find them in American waters. Take a journey to the country's best shark hot-spots from Maine to Alaska and spend time with people who have barely escaped fatal shark encounters.