Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this flat-out gorgeous high-definition nature series uses cutting-edge film equipment to capture never-before-seen animal behavior from around the world. Viewers' respect for nature and wildlife will grow with every scene -- with the impulse to protect the world's delicate balance likely to follow. Some scenes show animals hunting and killing their prey (often up close), which might frighten young viewers. But for families with kids old enough to understand basic animal behavior, the series will entertain and educate in a whole new way.
Animals' mating rituals/overtures are mentioned.
Animals hunt, kill, and eat their prey, sometimes in bloody ways.
Planet Earth opens viewers' eyes to the wilds of nature and touches on the plight of endangered species and the importance of preserving the planet's resources.
Drugs / Tobacco /