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When producers came up with the title "Big History" for this documentary series, they weren't thinking big, they were thinking really big. It presents a grand theory, postulating that every event throughout history is connected. Each episode begins with a traditional historic topic -- like the American Revolution -- before weaving together insights and evidence from other fields, including astronomy, chemistry and economics. In the end, the show puts together the puzzle pieces from 16 half-hour episodes and, in a two-hour finale, creates one grand narrative that reveals the unifying link among all events. Emmy-winning actor Bryan Cranston serves as narrator to -- as he puts it -- "be the voice of 13.7 billion years of history."
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Language: English Release Date: 03 November 2013 Genres: History Theme: Discovery,Mystery Time Period: Ancient times,Prehistoric,2010s

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