Netflix reacts to Aziz Ansari-Planet Earth subtitle mistake
Written by Joseph Santiago
Netflix is amused of it’s latest technology malfunction that led to the comical crossing of Aziz Ansari’s stand-up comedy special with a nature documentary.
Recently this week, Reddit user benmeiri84 shared handful screenshots from BBC’s Planet Earth in which “a flaw” provoked the subtitles for David Attenborough’s voice-over to be changed with subtitles from the Master of None creator’s Netflix stand-up comedy special Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden.
The mistake has been restored now; despite for a brief period of time, Netflix clientele was watching Planet Earth’s “Great Plains” episode with the subtitles were used on the beautiful images of animals in nature pair with the stand up comedian comedic musings on creepy men and flakiness.
“Fun fact: @azizansari’s inner monologue is actually David Attenborough,” tweeted Netflix UK & Ireland on Friday. The tweet was accompanied by a 25 second compilation scenes from Master of None with Planet Earth subtitles.