People & Culture

Five questions about “The Terror”

Canadian Geographic’s experts share their final reflections on the AMC series, from its historical accuracy to its place in the Franklin Expedition canon
  • May 22, 2018
  • 71 words
  • 1 minutes
  • By 
The crew of the The Terror at work on the ice in the series' first episode Expand Image
Advertisement

The tenth episode of AMC’s The Terror brought the outstanding series to a close Monday, but Russell Potter and Stephen Smith aren’t done yet yet. Here, Canadian Geographic’s two reviewers weigh in on everything from their favourite characters in the series to what the show adds to the historical and fictional legacy of the Franklin Expedition.

Jared Harris as Francis Crozier, Adam Nagaitis as Cornelius Hickey
Jared Harris as Francis Crozier and Adam Nagaitis as Cornelius Hickey in a scene from episode 8 of The Terror. (Photo courtesy AMC)
Expand Image
Advertisement

Related Content

Heinrich Scherer's 1702 chart of the North Pole

People & Culture

Why the North Pole matters: An important history of challenges and global fascination

In this essay, noted geologist and geophysicist Fred Roots explores the significance of the symbolic point at the top of the world. He submitted it to Canadian Geographic just before his death in October 2016 at age 93.

  • 5167 words
  • 21 minutes
Arctic Frontiers conference 2019

Environment

Five key takeaways from the Arctic Frontiers conference

The uncertainty and change that's currently disrupting the region dominated the annual meeting's agenda

  • 2651 words
  • 11 minutes

People & Culture

Kahkiihtwaam ee-pee-kiiweehtataahk: Bringing it back home again

The story of how a critically endangered Indigenous language can be saved

  • 6310 words
  • 26 minutes
CAE ships anchored at Bernard Harbour, Nunavut, in 1914

Exploration

Canada’s unsung expedition

A century after the start of the thrilling expedition that strengthened claims to Canadian sovereignty in the Arctic, the first Canadian Arctic Expedition remains a largely unknown part of the country’s history

  • 1956 words
  • 8 minutes