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Mysterious Cases We Can't Explain

History is filled with inexplicable mysteries. Take a look back at these high-profile cases and see if you can solve the timeless, haunting riddles.

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Don Wildman visits America's museums, where strange and curious remnants of the past are revealed.

Season 0, Episode 36

Skylab, Apollo One Tragedy and Space Monkey

In this special episode, Don Wildman examines a piece of scorched debris that sparked a worldwide panic, a taxidermied primate that soared to new heights and a seemingly ordinary pen that reportedly played a crucial role in a historic cosmic quest.

Sunday
Jan 29
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 21

Trailblazers

Host Don Wildman examines an electric pen that proved to be a failure in the American office, a lawn chair that reached incredible heights and a dollhouse-like diorama whose horrid contents changed crime investigations forever.

Thursday
Mar 2
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 7

Alcoholic Antidote, Reno Haven, Strange Death of President Taylor

Host Don Wildman examines in Louisiana a precious metal that reportedly cured alcoholism, discovers how Reno was once a destination for disgruntled spouses, and uncovers the mystery around a president's untimely death.

Friday
Mar 3
2am | 1c
Season 14, Episode 6

Zip-Lining to Freedom, Maid Turned Spy and Jimmy Carter's UFO

Don Wildman investigates an outrageous escape over an iconic wall, an unsung Civil War hero and a president caught up in a mysterious close encounter.

Friday
Mar 10
12am | 11c
Season 13, Episode 11

Riding Thunder, Warm Springs and Catcher Spy

Don Wildman examines a F8 Crusader jet that was at the center of a death-defying plummet to Earth, a specially outfitted convertible designed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and a commemorative coin linked to a baseball player turned spy.

Sunday
Apr 9
12pm | 11c
Season 14, Episode 11

Saving the Eiffel Tower, Velvet Outlaw and Space Capsule Crisis

Don Wildman examines a commemorative coin from the opening of the Eiffel Tower, a saddle used by a retired outlaw who died under mysterious circumstances and a training capsule used by the Mercury astronauts during the early days of space travel.

Thursday
Apr 13
9pm | 8c
Season 14, Episode 11

Saving the Eiffel Tower, Velvet Outlaw and Space Capsule Crisis

Don Wildman examines a commemorative coin from the opening of the Eiffel Tower, a saddle used by a retired outlaw who died under mysterious circumstances and a training capsule used by the Mercury astronauts during the early days of space travel.

Friday
Apr 14
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

Lotto Scam, Somali Pirates, Haunted Plane

Don inspects a lottery ticket at the center of America's only known state lottery fixing scam. He surveys a giant orange lifeboat that survived a terrifying hijacking. And he investigates whether a damaged airplane part linked to bizarre ghost sightings.

Sunday
Apr 16
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 6

White House Water, Queen of the Mist and the Real Holy Grail

Don Wildman examines a string of mysterious deaths in the White House, a woman who took a pioneering plunge and an ancient chalice that could be the elusive Holy Grail.

Saturday
Apr 22
10am | 9c
Season 13, Episode 12

Godspeed John Glenn, Canine Convict and Brace for Landing

Don Wildman examines a dangerous mission into outer space, a dogged dilemma after man's best friend is accused of murder and a pilot's heroic plan during an emergency over the Pacific.

Thursday
May 4
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 9

Peeping Butler, Beaver Bomb, Mother's Day Mother

Don examines a trinket that symbolizes the stormy evolution of a beloved holiday; a novel contraption deployed to save a bevy of wild beavers in Idaho; and a scandalous machine that titillated Victorian England.

Sunday
May 14
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 3

Prophet of Oak Ridge, Human Scalp, Mothman

Host Don Wildman examines a trunk that may be evidence of a historic journey through Death Valley, a group of bricks from a Civil War prison break, and a human scalp that tells an astounding tale of frontier bravery.

Sunday
May 14
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 18

Roanoke, Edgar Allan Poe, Greenbrier

Don Wildman investigates a lock of hair linked to Edgar Allan Poe’s mysterious death, a sunken space capsule that provides clues to a NASA disaster, and a controversial medical manual that lies at the center of a rash of deaths in the Pacific Northwest.

Sunday
May 21
7am | 6c
Season 5, Episode 10

Baseball Stalker, Peggy Shippen and Moon Hoax

Don Wildman investigates a baseball bat linked to a case of fanatical mania, a set of letters that turned a infamous tale of deceit on its head and ornate wallpaper that reveals an astounding tale of astronomical intrigue.

Sunday
May 28
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 4

Arrow Stork, Terror in the Sky and Feuding Astors

Don Wildman investigates one of nature's greatest riddles, a doomed space station and a family feud that transformed New York City.

Sunday
May 28
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 13

Hank Williams, Glowing Soldiers and Iceman Cometh

Don Wildman investigates the death of a country music legend, examines surgical tools linked to a baffling medical mystery and uncovers the truth behind the oldest cold case in human history.

Sunday
May 28
9am | 8c
Season 10, Episode 3

Yellow Fever Fiend, Angel in Bordeaux and Invention of Jaywalking

Don Wildman examines a barrel connected to a daring World War II plot, a traffic light that sparked an urban revolution and the portrait of a doctor who was embroiled in a nineteenth century tale of biological warfare.

Sunday
May 28
10am | 9c
Season 15, Episode 3

Long Haul Leroy, Pardo's Push and the Invention of the Cable Car

Don Wildman examines a racing number from a mule that won the Great American Horse Race, a fighter plane that pushed through skies of North Vietnam and an iconic street car that transformed a city and the nation.

Sunday
May 28
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 13

Brinks Heist, Saddam's Spider Hole, Ringdocus

Uncover the mysteries behind the largest armed robbery in US history, discover where Saddam Hussein was captured, and discover whether or not James Dean's car was really evil.

Thursday
Jun 1
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 9

Robber's Bride, The Night Disco Exploded, Escape By Sea

Host Don Wildman examines an old Concord stagecoach that symbolizes a broken dream, a collection of melted vinyl records that sparked the decline of a cultural marvel, and a ship model that represents a bid for freedom.

Thursday
Jun 1
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 11

Annie Oakley, Project Chariot and Prison Haunting

Don Wildman examines a pistol linked to a legendary love story, a plant specimen that points to a toxic tale of abuse and a pair of cement shoes from a prison used to punish a convict.

Thursday
Jun 1
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 1

Cellophane Start, Eruption Hoax, Parking Lot King

Don examines a transparent roll of film that revolutionized the retail industry; a jacket that belonged to a prankster with an explosive sense of humor; and an unconventional excavation that puts a 500-year-old mystery to rest. 

Thursday
Jun 1
6pm | 5c
Season 9, Episode 7

Nation of Sealand, Nantucket Sea Monster, Bandit Queen

Don Wildman examines postage stamps made by a group of pirate radio rebels, inspects a photo linked to a terrifying sea monster and observes a gun owned by one of the most popular outlaws in Wild West history.

Thursday
Jun 1
8pm | 7c
Season 15, Episode 5

Battle of Palmdale, Rain Man and the Man Who Walked Around the World

Don Wildman examines an aircraft connected to an aerial attack on a California town, a Bible used in a bizarre exorcism and a pair of hiking boots worn in a record-breaking solo journey around the world.

Thursday
Jun 1
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 40

Lost Civilizations

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe that unlocked the origins of a forgotten civilization, the tale of a colony that vanished into thin air and an army buried underground in pursuit of eternal life.

Thursday
Jun 1
10pm | 9c
Season 14, Episode 5

The Goliath Bone, Money to Burn and Self-Serve Superstore

Don Wildman inspects a mysterious prehistoric bone, investigates an incendiary war plot to help defend America and unearths the origins of a strategy that revolutionized the shopping industry.

Thursday
Jun 1
11pm | 10c