Oceans

The BEST episodes of Oceans

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

Seeks to provide a better understanding of the state of the Earth's oceans today, their role in the past, present, and future; and their significance in global terms.

Last Updated: 9/28/2022Network:BBC HD
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Sea of Cortez
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7.07
95 votes

#1 - Sea of Cortez

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/12/2008

The team explore how a unique ocean paradise, home to the greatest variety of whales and dolphins in the world, is under threat. They dive in stormy seas to investigate how a giant predator, the cannibalistic Humboldt squid, is invading this sea, and search for the threatened hammerhead shark.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Indian Ocean - Coastal Waters
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7.07
30 votes

#2 - Indian Ocean - Coastal Waters

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/4/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean. The team search for one of the ocean's most mysterious creatures, the seahorse. They then dive in search of the sunken remains of a medieval village and the team works with scientists on a pioneering experiment to see how these coastal waters could help to predict natural disasters.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Southern Ocean
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7.02
61 votes

#3 - Southern Ocean

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/19/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the Southern Ocean. The team go in search of one of the planet's most curious and enigmatic creatures. The team also explore the iconic kelp forests to investigate how they're being threatened by the rise in sea temperatures and a new predator. Finally they enter a maze of perilous sea caves to hunt for evidence of ancient sea creatures that can reveal how this ocean formed.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Red Sea
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7.02
61 votes

#4 - Red Sea

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/26/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the Red Sea. The team dive in one of only two places on Earth you can see a new ocean being born and they uncover archaeological evidence of one of early man's first encounters with the sea. Also Philippe Cousteau Jr has an emotional journey to the remains of an ambitious underwater village.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Mediterranean Sea
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7.00
58 votes

#5 - Mediterranean Sea

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/10/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the Mediterranean Sea. The team investigate how the Mediterranean gave rise to one of Europe's first superpowers. Under the cover of night, they then brave the treacherous waters of the Straits of Messina to search for one of the largest predatory sharks in the world.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Indian Ocean
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6.98
61 votes

#6 - Indian Ocean

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/3/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the Indian Ocean. In this episode the team investigate how schools of manta ray suffering from shark bites are treated by the inhabitants of a remarkable reef. The expedition visits a coral nursery, where an extraordinary technique is being used to repair damaged reefs.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Atlantic Ocean
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6.98
59 votes

#7 - Atlantic Ocean

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/27/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the Atlantic Ocean. In this episode the team make a dangerous dive into a 'black hole' to discover how different our planet's earliest oceans were 3.5 billion years ago. They dive one of only two places on the planet where the oldest life form on earth still survives. Finally they then brave waters teeming with sharks to act as human bait.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon
Arctic Ocean
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6.98
59 votes

#8 - Arctic Ocean

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/17/2008

A guide to the sites visited by the Oceans team in the Arctic Ocean. The Team head to this hostile and remote ocean where they plan to dive beneath the polar ice cap to explore how the ice, the dominant feature of this ocean, is shrinking and how this could affect the rest of the world. The team risks diving in sub zero temperatures to collect samples of the tiny creatures that are the basis of the Arctic's complex food chain.

Directors: Penny Allen
Watch Now:Amazon

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