The BEST Episodes of Frozen Planet

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 21, 2019

Network: BBC One

Frozen Planet takes you on the ultimate polar expedition. This landmark series brings to the screen the frozen wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctic as you have never seen them before, and may never see them again...

To the Ends of the Earth

#1 - To the Ends of the Earth

Season 1 - Episode 1

David Attenborough travels from the Arctic to the Antarctic to discover magical new ice worlds inhabited by the most extraordinary animal survivors on Earth.

star 8.60
428 votes

#2 - Winter

Season 1 - Episode 5

During winter most animals abandon the polar regions, but a few extreme survivors remain. This is the story of their strategies and battles to endure the planet’s harshest winters.

star 8.52
145 votes

#3 - Spring

Season 1 - Episode 2

Spring has arrived in the polar regions and male Adélie penguins arrive in Antarctica to build nests. In the Arctic, a polar bear mother hunts with her cubs. A woolly bear caterpillar emerges having spent the whole of the winter frozen solid.

star 8.49
276 votes

#4 - Autumn

Season 1 - Episode 4

Polar landscapes are transformed as the big freeze returns. Most animals leave on epic journeys, some now battle to breed, and for the hardy few it’s a time of opportunity.

star 8.48
177 votes
The Last Frontier

#5 - The Last Frontier

Season 1 - Episode 6

Humans have no natural protection against the cold of the polar regions so why have we been visiting these remote places for thousands of years and what keeps us going back today?

star 8.44
132 votes
On Thin Ice

#6 - On Thin Ice

Season 1 - Episode 7

David Attenborough reveals how scientists measure the changes in the polar regions and what they mean for the animals and people who live there, as well as for the whole planet.

star 8.39
111 votes

#7 - Summer

Season 1 - Episode 3

Summer creates a window of opportunity that attracts hordes of visitors who cram a lifetime of drama into a few short months as they feed, fight and rear their young.

star 8.33
221 votes