I just acquired an HDTV, and I do look forward to watching the messianically revered “Planet Earth” series in all its
1080p 1080i 780p splendor, even though televised nature stuff has never been my favorite. Mark my words, I will not be lulled into watching that bland natural-vistas HD channel that people new to HDTV seem to favor. Always looked vaguely New Agey to me, like footage from an Enya commercial.
During my just-concluded low-definition life, as people would universally rave about “Planet Earth,” this is basically how I felt: