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Extreme Bodies

Giants (Season 1, Episode 3)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 43 min | Documentary

Extreme Bodies looks at human giants and examines how genetic variation and sometimes small tumors cause people to grow significantly in height. It looks at the case of George Bell who is the tallest man in the United States and uses MRI ...See moreExtreme Bodies looks at human giants and examines how genetic variation and sometimes small tumors cause people to grow significantly in height. It looks at the case of George Bell who is the tallest man in the United States and uses MRI scans and computer 3-D imagining to examine his body. It also looks at the case of Dave Rasmussen a giant whose height results from a genetic mutation. It also talks to basketball player Roy Hibbert and former basketball player Richmond Edwards. Written by Shatterdaymorn See less
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Updated Dec 4, 2009

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Dec 4, 2009 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Colin Stinton
Himself - Narrator (voice) Himself - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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George Bell
Himself - Pituitary Giant Himself - Pituitary Giant   See fewer
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Donald W. Richardson
Himself - Associate Professor of Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School (as Dr. Donald W. Richardson) Himself - Associate Professor of Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School (as Dr. Donald W. Richardson)   See fewer
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Dennis Styne
Himself - Professor of Pediatrics, UC David Medical Center (as Dr. Dennis Styne) Himself - Professor of Pediatrics, UC David Medical Center (as Dr. Dennis Styne)   See fewer
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Robert Wadlow
Himself - Tallest Person Who Ever Lived (archive footage) Himself - Tallest Person Who Ever Lived (archive footage)   See fewer
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Sandra Elaine Allen
Herself - World's Tallest Woman (archive footage) Herself - World's Tallest Woman (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Rasmussen
Himself - Genetic Giant Himself - Genetic Giant   See fewer
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Roy Hibbert
Himself - Pro Basketball Player Himself - Pro Basketball Player   See fewer
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Richmond Edwards
Himself - Familial Giant Himself - Familial Giant   See fewer
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Ayanna Edwards
Herself - Richmond's Daughter Herself - Richmond's Daughter   See fewer
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Drew Bremer
Himself - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC Daviis Children's Hospital Himself - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC Daviis Children's Hospital   See fewer
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