The BEST Episodes of Absurd Planet

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 14, 2020

Network: Netflix

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.

Mate Expectations

#1 - Mate Expectations

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.06
31 votes
The Cycle of Life

#2 - The Cycle of Life

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 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.

star 7.04
25 votes
Raging Waters

#3 - Raging Waters

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 22, 2020

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

star 6.97
38 votes
The Flight Stuff

#4 - The Flight Stuff

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.83
24 votes
Extremeliest

#5 - Extremeliest

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Apr 22, 2020

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

star 6.65
23 votes
Eat Prey, Live

#6 - Eat Prey, Live

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.65
20 votes
H2 wOah

#7 - H2 wOah

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.59
27 votes
Strangest Things

#8 - Strangest Things

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.52
61 votes
Fights, Camera, Action!

#9 - Fights, Camera, Action!

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.47
15 votes
Strangerer Things

#10 - Strangerer Things

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.40
15 votes
We're All the Same

#11 - We're All the Same

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 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.

star 6.27
15 votes
Absurd Is the Word

#12 - Absurd Is the Word

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Apr 22, 2020

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

star 6.15
13 votes