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River Monsters

  • Episode: 

    1 of 5

  • Title: 

    Deep Sea Demon
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Fri 19 May 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    8.00pm - 8.30pm
  • Week: 

    Week 20 2017 : Sat 13 May - Fri 19 May
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  • Status: 

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Episode 1 - Deep Sea Demon
Turning his attention from freshwater mysteries to the world’s oceans, aquatic detective Jeremy Wade goes in search of the real creature behind the enduring sea serpent legend. 
Starting in his own backyard Jeremy fishes in the English Channel on the trail of a violent attack.
His investigation then leads him to Thailand where the mythology of the sea serpent reveals a vital clue, before travelling to the unlikely location of France where he attempts to finally solve the mystery and have a sea serpent encounter of his own.
Has the monster finally been unmasked?