Wild Isles viewers were terrified as the BBC show explored the British coastline for its final episode on Sunday.
Sir David Attenborough, 96, shared as cameras documented the animals in the underwear with fans vowing never to go into the ocean again.
Viewers compared what they saw to a horror movie as they witnessed slimy sea slugs and metre-long starfish crawling on the sea floor.
With one writing, “Oh Lord, this 7-armed starfish part of Wild Isles is like a horror movie.”
While another said: ‘Surely no more swimming in the sea’ and ‘Oh my god those starfish are scary’.
Horror: Wild Isles viewers were terrified as BBC show explored Britain’s coastline for final episode on Sunday
Scary Stuff: Viewers compared what they saw to a horror movie as they witnessed slimy sea slugs and meter-long starfish crawling on the seafloor (1954’s Creature from the Black Lagoon pictured)
Gross: Sir David Attenborough, 96, told as cameras documented the animals in the underwear with fans vowing never to go into the ocean again (giant starfish pictured)
Underwater creepy crawlies: Viewers kept hiding their eyes (sea snail pictured)
And a third commented, “I’m not going to lie, most of what they’ve shown on Wild Isles so far tonight is why I’m not going in the sea.” It’s just something off [Sci fi show] Doctor Who or [Horror channel] shudder.
Someone else wrote in shock: ‘7 armed starfish, half a meter wide!’.
And: ‘Enough with the snails now please…land or sea, a snail is a snail!’.
It comes after it was revealed. The BBC will not broadcast an episode of Sir David’s Wild Isles series over fears it would risk a backlash from Tory politicians and the right-wing press, it has been reported.
The episode which focuses on themes such as the destruction of the UK’s wildlife and will reportedly not air to ward off potential criticism from the political right.
The documentary, which was co-funded by wildlife organizations WWF and RSPB, will not air with the other five episodes and is only available on the BBC streaming service iPlayer.
It comes as the BBC pulled Gary Lineker off the air after he reportedly refused to apologize for his tweet comparing the government’s illegal migration law to 1930s Germany, when the Nazis came to power .
The company fears that some “lobby groups” with “dinosaur ways,” such as the farming and hunting industries, would “kick off” if the show had the potential to get too political, the company said. the guard.
Disturbing Scenes: With one writing, “Oh Lord, this 7-armed starfish part of Wild Isles is like a horror movie”
Snails: Thousands of snails emerged from the sand
What? Another viewer wrote: I’m not going to lie, most of what they’ve shown on Wild Isles so far tonight is why I’m not going in the sea. It’s just something off [Sci fi show] Doctor Who or [Horror channel] shudder
The Telegraph this week criticized the series for taking funding from “two charities previously criticized for their political lobbying” – the WWF and the RSPB.
But in a statement issued after the story was published, a BBC spokesperson said: ‘This is totally inaccurate, there is no ‘sixth episode’.
‘Wild Isles is – and always was – a five-part series and does not shy away from environmental content.
“We have acquired a separate film for iPlayer from the RSPB and WWF and Silverback Films about people working to conserve and restore the biodiversity of the British Isles.”
Laura Howard, who produced the program, narrated the guard: ‘I think the facts speak for themselves’.
“You know, we’ve worked very closely with the RSPB in particular, who can fact-check all our scripts and provide us with detailed scientific data and information on the loss of wildlife in this country.
Banned: It comes after it was revealed. The BBC will not broadcast an episode of Sir David’s Wild Isles series over fears it could risk a backlash from Tory politicians and the right-wing press, it has been reported
“And there’s no denying it, we’re incredibly exhausted by nature. And I don’t think that’s politics, I think it’s just facts.’
Green Party MP for Brighton Pavillion Caroline Lucas lashed out at the BBC, calling her decision an “unforgivable neglect of duty to public service broadcasters.”
Ms Lucas told The Guardian that the BBC should not be intimidated by a culture war the government was fueling and called for the episode to be televised.