What are the best National Geographic shows?

National Geographic is committed to exploring and protecting the planet as a whole and they are known for being a provider of informational content about nature, geography, science, technology, and more. These are just some of their well-received programs in the past years.

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    #1Brain Games

    Brain Games

    This Emmy-nominated interactive show lets watchers participate in games that challenge the mind. The host, Jason Silva, also performs experiments, illusions, as well as demonstrations on the streets. Silva explains different phenomenon in the show.

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    Sara Stephens
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "We watch this all the time with my math decathlon team. As nerdy as it may sound, this is seriously brain stimulating and informative. 💯"
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    #2Wicked Tuna

    Wicked Tuna

    Fishermen based in Gloucester, Massachusetts have used only rod and reel to catch the depleting bluefin tuna who have become more challenging to capture now more than ever. The show follows these fishermen and the competition that ensues.

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    Eugene Barnes
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "There was a point in time where the TV didnt have any good programs on so I decided to go to leave it on natgeo just to have something to stare at. I found it boring at first but it turned out super interesting. I kind of understand why people enjoy sport fishing!"
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    #3Genius: Einstein

    Genius: Einstein

    Starring Geoffrey Rush, the anthology series follows the life of the renowned theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein, who developed the theory of relativity. Genius featured many of Einstein's private, personal, and academic exploits.

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    Randy Hanson
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "One of the most well-made National Geographic shows in history. If you liked this, you're probably gonna like the one about Pablo Picasso too 👌"
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    #4The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

    The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

    Beliefs connect humanity in many different ways which host Morgan Freeman tackles in this show. Freeman explores different questions such as the existence of God, creation, the reason behind evil, etc. It was first released on April 2016.

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    Dorothy Clark
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "It's like God himself is telling his own story.... 🤣 Morgan has got to be one of my favorite people so this national geographic channel tv show wasn't hard for me to love, like at all. "
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    #5Drugs, Inc.

    Drugs, Inc.

    The drug trade is a multibillion-dollar industry that is profitable as it is dangerous. It breeds massive amounts of wealth and crime. Cartel members, smugglers, producers, and users share their narrative as insiders of the industry. 


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    Kathleen Wells
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "Looking back, I think watching this as a younger version of myself is the reason why I love the other show Narcos so much. It's such a mindful show and I appreciate how it all comes from a real place of violence and oppression. We should all learn a thing or two from this show. "
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    #6Dog Whisperer

    Dog Whisperer

    Dog behavior expert Cesar Millan rehabilitates dogs with volatile or out of ordinary tendencies. Since its launch in 2004, celebrities whose dogs have been featured in the show include Jillian Michaels, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and more. 

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    Teresa Carlson
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "My dog bites me!!!! Who do we call? Cesar Millan! --- that theme song is such an earworm (even to this day) National Geographic shows list are just packed of great shows that age well. Dog Whisperer is just one of the shining examples. "
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    #7Great Migrations

    Great Migrations

    Created by award-winning National Geographic cinematographers, the show follows the story of animals traveling to survive. Whether it be on land, air, underwater, ice floes, etc. the show captures known movement and new scientific discoveries. 

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    Yao Duan
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "National Geographic TV shows, magazines, and coffee table books never fail to amaze. This is such a mesmerizing show. Nature is truly amazing 🍃"
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    Cultures vary and stream from different places. The show aims to examine different lesser-known stories and activities of people all over the world. Though some may seem strange or frowned upon, the show provides insight for every topic.

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    Carl Flores
    Written on May 15, 2019
    "This show was sooo ahead of its time. I see other programs try to emulate the vibe of this show, but no one really does it like NatGeo. ☝"


Best What are the best National Geographic shows
1Brain GamesTV Shows 18 Paid
2Wicked TunaTV Shows 14 Paid
3Genius: EinsteinTV Shows 7 Paid
4The Story of God with Morgan FreemanTV Shows 3 Paid
5Drugs, Inc.Other 3 Paid
6Dog WhispererTV Shows 3 Paid
7Great MigrationsTV Shows 1 Paid
8TabooTV Shows 1 Paid

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