On Sunday night, fans were delighted to see David Attenborough back on their screens with his new show, The Green Planet.

He explained the plant, which he called a parasite, had no leaves or stem at all.

[ INSIGHT ] However, the segment left some viewers horrified, with many claiming they would have nightmares from looking at The Corpse Flower.

Taking to social media to share their thoughts, Jules began : "Tonight I learnt about the corpse flower and it's creepy AF!

"I love to learn and educate and I think that's a part of why I want to be a factual TV editor.

( sic ) Aiden tweeted : "Corpse flower are two words I didn't think would ever go together."

We watch seedlings sprout – that fresh inimitable green, bright against the brown-leaved forest floor – in the wake of a fallen tree, followed apparent seconds later by vines and their wagging, opportunistic tendrils searching for support.

The Green Planet: David Attenborough left BBC viewers horrified over the killer plant (Image: BBC)

There must be a documentary about him and people like him too someday, mustn ’ t there?

"Wake up," he said.

Go to sleep.

Wake up … ” At the other end of the scale, however, is the moment when an Underwood's bat arrives to drink from a flower just as Attenborough is standing next to one, explaining the process.

Duggee has his Green Planet Badge (Picture: BBC)

Parents have expressed pure joy at Sir David Attenborough's special Hey Duggee episode, applauding him for sparking their children ’ s interest in the natural world.

the national treasure, 95, appeared on the latest chapter of the children's show titled the green planet badge is available to stream on bbc iplayer.

In the instalment, Sir David shared the wonder of plants while helping Duggee to understand why trees are some of the most important living things on earth.

Sir David continued : 'Trees are home to spiders, bats and all sorts of birds, who might stay in the same tree all their lives.

The Green Planet: The plant takes five years to open (Image: BBC)

David Attenborough is back to breathe some life into 2022 with this documentary series all about plants.

While Abigail is looking forward to a "bath the size of Shropshire", there's a “ tiny fly in the ointment ” : the bank has blocked Phileas ’ s finances.

As ever, much of the joy stems from no-nonsense Vera herself, zipping through the case with one-liners and characteristic grit.

Phil Harrison After the Storm, 12.10am, BBC Two Hirokazu Kore-eda's 2016 drama is another of the great Japanese film-maker ’ s understated, comic tales of fractured families and the ways they find to muddle through life.

Sir David Attenborough’s Hey Duggee episode has launched (Picture: BBC)

Simon Wardell The Sisters Brothers, 10pm, BBC Two Jacques Audiard, the French director of Rust and Bone, is not the first person you would expect to do a western.

But this 2018 film is a fine piece of work, nodding respectfully to the genre staples of gunplay and glorious vistas while sneaking in moments of existential reflection.

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