The BEST episodes of Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth

Every episode of Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth!

Cillian Murphy narrates a documentary examining the lives of animals and people pitting themselves against the world's wildest ocean, unveiling the natural forces that underpin life in the Atlantic, from the world's most powerful currents, ferocious hurricanes and huge chains of undersea volcanoes.

Last Updated: 6/4/2024Network: BBC TwoStatus: Ended
From Heaven to Hell
44 votes

#1 - From Heaven to Hell

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/13/2015

In the balmy tropical Atlantic, everything from dolphins, manatees and whale sharks to sunbathing jellyfish thrive in the Caribbean's warm, sheltered waters, fringed with coral reefs and rich mangrove forests. But extreme heat in Africa unleashes terrifying hurricanes, causing chaos across the region.

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Mountains of the Deep
50 votes

#2 - Mountains of the Deep

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/6/2015

In the vast South Atlantic, huge pods of dolphins, massive penguin colonies and the largest gathering of marine mammals on earth pack chains of extraordinary islands, created by powerful volcanic forces far below them. Nutrient-rich upwellings create profusions of life in some areas, whilst extreme isolation and abyssal depths host a world of bizarre creatures in others.

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Life Stream
56 votes

#3 - Life Stream

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/30/2015

In the wild North Atlantic, massive whale pods, giant turtles and monstrous jellyfish ride the Gulf Stream, a huge ocean current that becomes a migration superhighway and helps warm northern Europe. Meanwhile, fishermen battle for survival in mountainous seas as they try to reap the current's natural fertility.

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