We open on a shot of a mountain – ‘Sunrise at Mount Sinai’ Nimoy intones. I’m not a religious man, but seriously – chills. There’s
We open on some re-enactors in tunics playing with a baby in a Roman style sandpit. Sure, why not. There are some columns in the
We open on pounding drums, flute music, a re-enactment of a sacrifice and Steadicam footage of Mexican pyramids. This episode does right what it says
We begin with a little bumper about Tutankhamun, and then a little travelogue of Egypt. We intercut between people farming and shots of the pyramids.
When I first decided to review these shows, I began rewatching them for the first time in years. I remembered some of the themes –
Lloyd Bridges as Professor X? Sadly not. In this episode, we are to witness ‘ the world’s first experiment in underwater psychic archaeology,’ off the
We open on a shot of an icy coastline. We hear low, eerie music and also some sort of musical chanting in a strange language.
We open on a bunch of Native Americans. Okay, didn’t see that coming. I thought ‘Indian Astronomy’ as in ‘Astronomy from India’. My bad. I
A woman in a white robe walks on the beach while Nimoy narrates the basics of the Illiad. Helen, stolen away, the Greek army comes
Opening shot of the Dead Sea. We’re told it’s the lowest spot on the face of the Earth. Honestly don’t care enough to look that