Horizon (1964) IMDb

Extent

Review refers to just a few scattered programs.

Categorization

Very long BBC series of 50-minute programs on a broad range of scientific subjects.

References here: Nova (1974).

moving picture non-fiction series

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“Nice Guys Finish First” (1986) IMDb

Commentary

Good introductions to the prisoner’s dilemma (one-off and reiterated) and the tragedy of the commons to explain apparent altruism and why WW1 was so nice.

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“The 7/7 Bombers: A Psychological Investigation” (2005) IMDb

Commentary

Good footage from the Milgram and Asch experiments.

episode moving picture non-fiction

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“Allergies: Modern Life and Me” (2014) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2015.

episode moving picture non-fiction

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“First Britons” (2015) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2018.

Subject

Doggerland, mesolithic climate change on the British Isles, early signs of animal husbandry and agriculture etc.

Commentary

Overly dramatic, and set against a strawman version of hunters and gatherers as passive inhabitors of unspoilt wilderness, but it is otherwise a pretty good summary.

episode moving picture non-fiction