Episode 1 – Body Snatchers:
Go inside the bodies of two women whose natural systems each must deal with foreign organisms trying to control its host: a flu virus and a growing fetus. The body’s reaction to and changes from each “invader” are truly remarkable
Episode 2 – Breaking Down:
This episode explores the human body’s miraculous power to build and regenerate its intricate structures, and how the inevitable dimishment of that ability brings about aging and death.
Episode 3 – The Beast Within:
Unravel the mysteries of the two most important organs in the human body – the heart and the brain. First, take a look at how frail the human heart is as an emergency team frantically works to save a heart-attack victim. Then, meet a man whose brain cannot correctly transmit signals – because he’s consumed too much alcohol.
Episode 4: Teen Dreams
Follow the flow of hormones from pituitary glands on through the bloodstream of two young teens, Darren and Natalie, as the dramatic effects of puberty unfold. The month culminates with Natalie’s first menstruation and a weekend party during which Darren’s body seemingly does everything it can to ruin his chances with Natalie.