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Cosmos (1980)

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Summary: Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the Universe. (imdb)

Genre: Documentary

Country: USA

Directed By: David F. Oyster

Starring: Carl Sagan

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Cosmos belongs to 27 collections
1. Netflix Instant (public: moderated by somnivore - 26 stars)
2. Miniseries (public: moderated by djross - 12 stars)
3. Best of criticker: TV (public: moderated by avgcrtckr - 5 stars)
4. Really Really Long: 5+ Hours (public: moderated by kyle.loomis - 3 stars)
5. Documentaries about physics (public: moderated by djross - 1 star)
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haneyg
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Sagan the Poet
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Most likely the greatest piece of television ever to be broadcasted.
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Should be mandatory viewing, especially for people who aren't interested in seeing it.
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This series did a wonderful job displaying mankind's possibly unique position of scientific observation. Carl Sagan's sense of wonder and reverence is inspiring. I unfortunately still haven't seen all of the episodes
okandemir okandemir
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forehead1
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Phenomenal documentary series bringing together the wonders of the universe and all its atoms in a fascinating,educational yet immensely accessible production.Sagan's still-valid lectures guide us through everything from basic evolution to theories of other dimensions,accompanied by a dreamy Vangelis score and special effects that still stand up today.The at times overdone historical recreation scenes shave half a mark off its overall rating,but thats nit-picking:This is bona fide "must see" TV.
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Not a cynical word is spoken.
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kyleloomis kyle.loomis
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Probably the greatest documentary miniseries ever made. Suck it Ken Burns.
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CMonster CMonster
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Not enjoying this is the equivalent of saying, "I have no curiosity about anything. I want to spend day after day at a dead end job and never learn anything new. I will die alone as a shell of a human." The link is for one of the Symphony of Science videos that uses audio from famous physicists and astrologers and turns it into music, the ones with Sagan are definitely the best. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSgiXGELjbc
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I'm convinced that this is the best mini-series format documentary ever made. It draws from other great documentaries, like Attenborough's Life on Earth, but moves beyond what they were. It conveys the awe and wonder of the universe better than anything else, while at the same time teaching both interesting facts and, more importantly, logical thinking. It was ground breaking, and had a huge impact on later science documentaries. It inspired many working scientists to become what they are today.
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Sagan seems to be slightly condescending to the audience, but, then, if I was as smart as him, I'd be condescending to the television audience, too. Very engaging
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Carl Sagan really leaves you breathless with his mystic character and his soothing explanations of what most consider relatively complicated subject matter. Cosmos has endless re-watch value and is enjoyable by anyone of any age. This series should be required course in order to graduate high school.
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It's quite easy to summarize this series with one word: Wonder. Wonder for the history of science and for its future. Truly inspired and inspiring.
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A bit dated or I'd have scored it 100. No fault of the series.
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Essential viewing to update our perspective and purpose as we enter the 21st Century. Everyone should watch this right now.
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A real shame it wasn't shot in a different format and I wish it had less of those horrid computer graphics.
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DaeSanye DaeSanye
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Sagan convinced me to finally buy a telescope and start watching the sky.. his enthusiasm for the material is really infectious and although the material is outdated it's fun to watch anyways...
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The Cosmos is all that is, or ever was, or ever will be. Our feeblest contemplations of the cosmos stir us, there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries. There is not, was not, nor will there ever be anything quite like Cosmos. They tried to recreate it in 2014, and while that iteration is plenty of fun to watch, it didn't quite capture the wonder of the original.
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Communicants Communicants
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Even now, this series is profoundly interesting. Sagan's unfathomable brilliance ages like fine wine 30+ years hence.
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Komond Komond
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Watching or not watching this shouldn't be at option at all. It should be part of schools schedule. Of course, the conductor Carl Sagan and hiw way to print his joy for everything, from biggest things to very little details, has a lot to do with that.
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Carl Sagan is one of the coolest guys that has ever lived, and this is your chance to hang out with him for a few hours. That's all you need to know.
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Adam_P_D Adam P-D
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eCitizen eCitizen
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Carl Sagen is absolutely marvelous in the telling of these complexities of the cosmos. He helps to make the study of the cosmos accessible to the average man, explains things in ordinary language and expresses an enthusiastic sense of awe and wonder. He is absolutely mesmerizing in the telling. I really can't recommend this series more highly. A masterful work deserving the highest praise.
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Now, correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't Sagan traveling in a spaceship while narrating this show? Was this ever explained? If you're stoned, you're in for a good time, but it was years ago when I saw it, and nowadays I think I'd rather go for a walk and see nature first-hand.
thinkalot thinkalot
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Majestic.
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Very engrossing and interesting, though it looks a bit dated now. Sagan's pure sense of wonder and awe at the universe is infectious.
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Simply and profoundly beautiful.
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