Myths, Magic & Monsters
Documentary · Fantasy · Science & Nature
An anthropologist explores the origins of mysterious creatures and ancient tribal traditions in South East Asia, from land to sea creatures.
S01:E01 - Superhuman
Via the singing gibbon, the orangutans and the tiniest of primates – the great-eyed tarsiers – all in search for ourselves and our human potential in the land of the supernatural where humans possess mysterious powers.
S01:E02 - Snakes
Following the traces of Indonesia's ancient Naga religions of dragons and serpents, Dr. Blair confronts his own fear of snakes via snake-magicians, serpent healers, snake blood drinkers, the world's most venomous snakes and eaters of man.
S01:E03 - Beasts
Journey into the tangled relationships between the animals and humans of Indonesia via flying chickens, climbing dogs, Balinese tigers, and the last of the hands-on whale hunters as Dr. Blair examines our place in the Kingdom of Animals.
S01:E04 - Seas
A sailing adventure East of Bali via underwater encounters with sperm whales, enormous eels and other mysterious life forms in search of the most vividly bioluminescent creature in nature – the Laweri fish.