The BEST episodes of Absurd Planet

Every episode of Absurd Planet ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Absurd Planet!

A funny science series that offers an inside look into the lives of the planet's most intriguing animals, with narration provided by a cast of quirky animal creatures, as well as Mother Nature herself.

Last Updated: 2/13/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
The Cycle of Life
40 votes

#1 - The Cycle of Life

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/22/2020

For Earth’s largest rodent, life’s a beach. For mayflies, it lasts only one day. What counts isn’t quantity, but quality — and occasional cannibalism.

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Mate Expectations
44 votes

#2 - Mate Expectations

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/22/2020

Time to talk about the birds, the bees and all the other animals with strange mating rituals. When two scorpions make love, it’s anything but lovely.

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The Flight Stuff
33 votes

#3 - The Flight Stuff

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/22/2020

Take to the skies to discover amazing murmurations of starlings and adorably pudgy puffins. Don’t mind the flying snakes, those wingless weirdos.

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Raging Waters
56 votes

#4 - Raging Waters

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/22/2020

Dive into an undersea world that's swimming with flirty amphibians, fishy friends, and sea-slug vacuums that keep things clean.

Eat Prey, Live
28 votes

#5 - Eat Prey, Live

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/22/2020

A butterfly that drinks turtle tears is just one of many organisms with unusual appetites and even odder methods of hunting and digesting their food.

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H2 wOah
37 votes

#6 - H2 wOah

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/22/2020

Bizarre dramas unfold in the world’s wet and wild oceans, including a leopard seal and a crustacean that team up to ruin an octopus's day.

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35 votes

#7 - Extremeliest

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/22/2020

The miraculous Jesus Christ lizard and goo-spewing bombardier beetle stand out among nature’s oldest, fastest and just plain kookiest creatures.

Strangerer Things
25 votes

#8 - Strangerer Things

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/22/2020

The parade of curiosities kicks off with a tiny lizard that fits on a fingertip and monkeys with huge noses. Some Hawaiian sand is fish poop — fact.

Fights, Camera, Action!
23 votes

#9 - Fights, Camera, Action!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/22/2020

Get ready for a rumble in the jungle. Whether clawing, crashing or headbanging, animal gladiators like to fight if love or status is on the line.

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We're All the Same
27 votes

#10 - We're All the Same

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/22/2020

Humans share a surprising number of traits with their critter kin, such as using tools, yawning, soaking in saunas and flipping real estate.

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Strangest Things
85 votes

#11 - Strangest Things

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/22/2020

Say hello to Mother Nature’s all-star cast of confounding beasts, featuring Madagascar’s own death-metal lizard: the satanic leaf-tailed gecko.

Absurd Is the Word
23 votes

#12 - Absurd Is the Word

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/22/2020

Did you know goats speak in different regional dialects? Incredible facts about everyday animals lead to one conclusion: being different is awesome.

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