In which John Green, Hank Green, and Emily Graslie teach you about, well, everything. Big History is the history of everything. We're going to start with the Big Bang, take you right through all of history (recorded and otherwise), and even talk a little bit about the future. It is going to be awesome. In the awe-inspiring sense of the word awesome. In this episode, we walk you through the start of everything: The Big Bang. We'll look at how the universe unfolded at its very beginning, and how everything in the universe that we know today came into being. So that's kind of a big deal, right?
Runtime: 15 minutes
Crash Course Big History - Ice Age: Collision Course - Netflix
Ice Age: Collision Course is a 2016 American computer animated comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios. It is the fifth installment in the Ice Age film series and the sequel to Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). It was directed by Mike Thurmeier and co-directed by Galen Tan Chu, and written by Michael J. Wilson, Michael Berg and Yoni Brenner. Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck and Chris Wedge again all reprise their roles from the previous films, with Simon Pegg who reprises his role as Buck from Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) and Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez and Wanda Sykes who reprise their roles as Peaches, Shira and Granny in Ice Age: Continental Drift. They are joined by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Adam DeVine, Nick Offerman, Max Greenfield, Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Rauch, Michael Strahan, Jessie J and Neil deGrasse Tyson, who voice the new characters introduced in this film. In this film, while trying to bury his acorn, Scrat discovers a UFO and launches it into space and accidentally sends thousands of deadly meteors to earth, causing problems for The Herd. When Manny and the others meet up with Buck and learn that a very deadly meteor is coming to earth, they must go on a life or death mission to find a way to stop it. The film premiered at the Sydney Film Festival on June 19, 2016, and was released in the United States on July 22, 2016, by 20th Century Fox. The film received generally negative reviews and grossed $408 million worldwide on a $105 million budget.
Crash Course Big History - Cast - Netflix
Ray Romano as Manny, a woolly mammoth and the leader of The Herd. John Leguizamo as Sid, a ground sloth and the founder of The Herd. Denis Leary as Diego, a saber-toothed tiger and the member of The Herd. Queen Latifah as Ellie, a female woolly mammoth – Manny's wife. Simon Pegg as Buck, a one-eyed weasel and a dinosaur-hunter who reunites with The Herd to warn them of the coming asteroid. Pegg also voices Pythagoras Buck and Robo Buck who exist in his mind alongside with Neil deBuck Weasel. Seann William Scott and Josh Peck as Crash and Eddie, two opossums and the “brothers” of Ellie. Keke Palmer as Peaches, a young female woolly mammoth – daughter of Manny and Ellie. Adam DeVine as Julian, a young male woolly mammoth and Peaches' husband. Neil deGrasse Tyson as Neil deBuck Weasel, a weasel astronomer who exists in Buck's mind. Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Shangri Llama, a yoga-loving llama and the spiritual leader of Geotopia. Jessie J as Brooke, a ground sloth who is a resident of Geotopia and the love interest of Sid. Jennifer Lopez as Shira, a female saber-toothed tiger – Diego's wife and former first mate pirate. Wanda Sykes as Granny, an aging ground sloth and Sid's grandmother. Nick Offerman as Gavin, a flying dromaeosaur – father of Roger and Gertie. Stephanie Beatriz as Gertie, a flying dromaeosaur – Gavin's daughter. Max Greenfield as Roger, a flying dromaeosaur that is freaky and cowardly – Gavin's son. Melissa Rauch as Francine, a ground sloth who has a close relationship with Sid as she is his former girlfriend. Michael Strahan as Teddy, a fearless rabbit and a resident of Geotopia. Lilly Singh as Bubbles and Misty, a pair of “minicorns” who reside in Geotopia. Chris Wedge as Scrat, a saber-toothed squirrel.
Crash Course Big History - References - Netflix