The BEST Episodes of Frozen Planet
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2021
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...
#1 - To the Ends of the Earth
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 26, 2011
David Attenborough travels from the Arctic to the Antarctic to discover magical new ice worlds inhabited by the most extraordinary animal survivors on Earth.
#2 - On Thin Ice
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Dec 7, 2011
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.
#3 - Winter
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 23, 2011
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.
#4 - The Last Frontier
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 30, 2011
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?
#5 - Spring
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 2, 2011
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.
#6 - Summer
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 9, 2011
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.
#7 - Autumn
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 16, 2011
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.