Just saw the first episode. Have to agree with those who say it's more entertaining than educational (for us history nuts anyway!
), but I enjoyed it. Certainly better than most of the drivel on TV today. (I also miss the days of Cosmos
, The Ascent of Man
, and Connections
There is, of course, no alternative to covering the history of the human world selectively
in a limited amount of time, so as long as what is presented is done well, I'm not going to complain...