The Last Place on Earth

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  • 1985
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (400)

Based on the book 'Scott and Amundsen' by Roland Huntford, "The Last Place on Earth" is an exploration of the rivalry between Captain Robert F. Scott and Ronald Amundsen as they attempt to reach the South Pole.

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Rejoice
7. Rejoice
March 27, 1985
Amundsen has beaten Scott to the Pole and Scott's team is in a bad way - one member of the team has gone mad and died, rations are low and heavy snows are closing in.
Foregone Conclusion
6. Foregone Conclusion
March 20, 1985
Scott's team is gradually disintegrating and resentment amongst its members runs high. Scott intends to split his team in two - one travelling onwards to the Pole while the other returns to base.
The Glories of the Race
5. The Glories of the Race
March 13, 1985
When the spell of bad weather breaks, Amundsen's team manages to surge ahead, though they have no choice other than to start eating their dogs. Scott reasserts his authority as frustrations cause friction amongst the members of his team.
Gentlemen & Players
4. Gentlemen & Players
March 6, 1985
The rivalry between the two expeditionary teams increases and they both discover just how harsh and unforgiving Antarctica can be.
Leading Men
3. Leading Men
February 27, 1985
Scott discovers that Amundsen is also heading for the Pole and the race is on. Friction amongst the crew is growing and the horses are found to be unsuitable but more bad news is yet to come.
Minor Diversions
2. Minor Diversions
February 20, 1985
Preparing for an expedition to the North Pole in defiance of government opposition, Amundsen confides to his brother his secret plans to take the South Pole. This coup would sway public opinion in his direction and sweep away the negative comments of the government hardliners.
Poles Apart
1. Poles Apart
February 18, 1985
Currently in disfavor, Captain Robert Falcon Scott is an explorer without an expedition. Finding rivalry not only abroad but amongst his peers at home, he is secretly overjoyed when Shackleton's expedition to the South Pole fails spectacularly.
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Based on the book 'Scott and Amundsen' by Roland Huntford, "The Last Place on Earth" is an exploration of the rivalry between Captain Robert F. Scott and Ronald Amundsen as they attempt to reach the South Pole. The Last Place on Earth is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on February 18, 1985.

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  • Premiere Date
    February 18, 1985
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (400)