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Title Spider House: Ep 2 Of 2 / Director: Cook, Tom
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2014
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Summary Ever wondered what spiders really get up to in your home? Alice Roberts overcomes her arachnophobia to enter a spider-filled house where an astonishing drama unfolds within its walls. Inside she meets entomologist, Tim Cockerill, who loves spiders and quickly immerses Alice in the wonders of web building, the secrets of fly-catching and the dangerous spider-eat-spider world they inhabit.Tim wants us to welcome spiders into our homes. Think of all the flies and unwanted insects they kill. He takes Alice on a macro mystery tour of the rooms of the Spider House revealing what goes on in the cracks and crannies of our homes. Why do we always find spiders in the bathroom? They seem to lie in wait in our bathtubs. And what happens if we flush them down the plughole? Using powerful macro photography they find out.Many of us have a love-hate relationship with spiders. The rational side of Alice Roberts understands their benefits, but can she overcome her irrational fears? She faces the ultimate challenge: to spend the night alone - with the spiders - in Spider House. (Part 2 of 2) (From the UK) (Documentary) G CCFollow the conversation on twitter: #sbsdoco
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2015-01-20 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Jumping spiders.
Spiders -- Anatomy.
Spiders -- Behavior.
Spiders -- Food.
Spiders -- Reproduction.
Form Streaming video
Author Cook, Tom, director
Stronge, Clare, director
Cockerill, T. J. (Tim), host
Roberts, Alice, host