Human: The World Within

The BEST episodes of Human: The World Within

Every episode of Human: The World Within ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Human: The World Within!

Diverse personal stories from around the world reveal how lives, passions and goals are facilitated by the human body's various complex systems; narrator Jad Abumrad.

Last Updated: 10/1/2022Network: PBS
11 votes

#1 - Defend

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/19/2021

Look at a nature survivalist, rancher twins, a doctor who survived Ebola and the recipient of a cutting-edge cancer therapy to uncover the wildly advanced biology that keeps us alive against all odds.

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9 votes

#2 - Sense

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/26/2021

Dive into the stories of a pairs figure skating team, a perfumer, a cave explorer and a musician to decipher how different ways of sensing the world all create their own vivid and unique picture.

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16 votes

#3 - Birth

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/5/2021

Go on a journey with parents who are preparing for babies to see how our bodies create and sustain new life. Through their stories, we learn about what is fundamentally shared and absolutely unique about the experience of birth.

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11 votes

#4 - Fuel

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/12/2021

Through the worlds of a religious faster, an ultra-marathon runner, a farmer and a young girl beating allergies, go deep into the world of the human gut, which processes the fuel our bodies need to keep going.

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10 votes

#5 - React

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/2/2021

Through the lens of a boxer, a first responder, a cell tower climber and a man with a bionic limb, go deep into the universe of the most powerful machine on earth: the human brain and the vast nervous system it controls.

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16 votes

#6 - Pulse

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/5/2021

Dive into the world of an ice climber, a bus driver, a woman in labor and a senior dance club to show how the human heart and the circulatory system power our physical and emotional lives and create the pulsing rhythm of our world.

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