Wonders of Life

The BEST episodes of Wonders of Life

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

Wonders of Life is a five-part television documentary series presented by physicist Professor Brian Cox. It is the BBC science department's follow up to Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of the Solar System. The series was produced by the BBC and Chinese state television network CCTV-9 and aired from 27 January 2013 at 9 PM on BBC Two.

Last Updated: 6/22/2022Network: BBC Two
Expanding Universe
198 votes

#1 - Expanding Universe

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/3/2013

In the second episode, Brian travels to the U.S. to showcase how the laws of science allowed senses to arise.

Directors: Gideon Bradshaw
Watch Now:Amazon
163 votes

#2 - Home

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/24/2013

In the final episode, Cox explains what makes Earth a home for life and asks what ingredients were required for complex life to begin.

Directors: Gideon Bradshaw
Watch Now:Amazon
Size Matters
221 votes

#3 - Size Matters

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/17/2013

The fourth episode sees Brian in Australia looking at how the size of life affects each plant and animal, and how long it can survive.

Directors: Gideon Bradshaw
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Endless Forms Most Beautiful
163 votes

#4 - Endless Forms Most Beautiful

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/10/2013

Brian travels to Africa and Madagascar to analyse why Earth is a fertile place and how it allows complex life to exist.

Directors: Gideon Bradshaw
Watch Now:Amazon
What is Life?
302 votes

#5 - What is Life?

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/27/2013

Professor Brian Cox journeys to Southeast Asia to see how life began on Earth and how the flow of energy created and supports life.

Directors: Gideon Bradshaw
Watch Now:Amazon

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