The Universe

2007 TV-PG 5 seasons

The Universe

2007 TV-PG 5 seasons
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Discover the secrets of the universe in this groundbreaking documentary series that pairs animation with fascinating insights on distant planets, asteroids, black holes and other celestial marvels.
  • SEASON  2
  • SEASON  3
  • SEASON  4
  • SEASON  5
  • SEASON  6

Summary of Season 2 (2007) - 5 discs

Journey into the final frontier with this season of the captivating documentary series. Worlds and galaxies spring to life via cutting-edge computer-generated imagery. Included are episodes about dark matter, space travel, the Milky Way and more.
Blu-ray DVD
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Widescreen 1.85:1
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
TV-PG - This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.
age 7+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 7+
age 7+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that some episodes of this fascinating, well-made educational series include brief footage of natural disasters (such as San Francisco's 1989 earthquake) when addressing how other planetary bodies interact with Earth. Some language tends toward the dramatic -- like describing the sun as "violent" -- which might worry very young or sensitive viewers. Issues like global warming and other environmental issues also come up occasionally, the implications of which could frighten some young kids.

Sexual Content

Not applicable.


Some episodes include brief scenes of natural disasters (San Francisco's 1989 earthquake, for example), though the footage isn't graphic. The narrator sometimes describes galactic activity as "violent," etc.


The word "hell" (referring to a place) can be heard occasionally.

Social Behavior

Teaches about the vast reaches of the universe. Somewhat U.S.-centric. Global warming and other environmental issues are discussed.


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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