Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe

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Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe
Genre Documentary television
Directed by Peter Jones
Michael Weigall
Charles Flynn
Narrated by Carol Vorderman
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 26
Production
Producer(s) John Fairley
Running time 25 minutes[1]
Broadcast
Original channel ITV
Original airing July 15, 1995 (1995-07-15)
Chronology
Related shows Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World
Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers

Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe was a popular twenty-six part television series looking at unexplained phenomena across the universe. It was first broadcast in the United Kingdom by independent television network ITV. It premiered on July 15, 1995.[1] It was the sequel to Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World and Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers.

The series is introduced by acclaimed science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke in short sequences filmed at his home in Sri Lanka, with individual episodes narrated by Carol Vorderman.[2] The series was produced by John Fairley and directed by Peter Jones, Michael Weigall and Charles Flynn.[citation needed]

Episodes[edit]

Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe consisted of 26 episodes.[3]

  1. "Snake Charmers, Wolf Children and Holy Men"
  2. "On the Trail of the Big Cats"
  3. "Where Giants Walked"
  4. "Relics of the Saints"
  5. "Mysteries of the Sea"
  6. "Psychic Detectives"
  7. "Keys to the Past"
  8. "The Burning Question"
  9. "A Crop of Circles"
  10. "At Death's Door"
  11. "Callers from the Cosmos"
  12. "The Evil Eye"
  13. "Secrets of the Pyramids"
  14. "Mysteries of the Maya"
  15. "Squaring the Bermuda Triangle"
  16. "Doom of the Dinosaurs"
  17. "Cracking Codes: Writings and Riddles"
  18. "Zombies: The Living Dead"
  19. "Strange Powers of Animals"
  20. "Into Thin Air"
  21. "Baffling Bombardments"
  22. "Meeting Mary"
  23. "Secrets of Ancient Worlds"
  24. "Spirits of Place: Hauntings and Ghosts"
  25. "True or False: More Than Meets the Eye"
  26. "Mysteries of the North"

DVD Release[edit]

Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe was released on DVD on March 11, 2003.[4]

A collection DVD Box Set of all three Arthur C. Clarke documentary series, Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World, Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers and Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe was released in July 2013 by Visual Entertainment, which also re-released them separately in September 2013.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe". TheTVDB.com. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ Gibron, Bill (March 11, 2003). "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe". DVD Verdict. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe Episode Guide". LocateTV. Retrieved November 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ Lambert, David (August 21, 2013). "Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe - Individual Releases for 3 Shows from VEI's 'Clarke Collection'". TV Shows on DVD. TV Guide Online. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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