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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 12, Episode 13

North Pole Expedition, Iceberg Fleet and the Minnesota Iceman

Don Wildman examines the chilling stories behind an eccentric motorized expedition to the North Pole, a frozen feat of nautical engineering during World War Two and a carnival creature in an ice block.

Friday
Jan 27
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 5

Jap Herron, Hidden Rockwell and Ticket to Fly

Don Wildman examines a novel supposedly written by the ghost of a legendary author, a painting that isn't quite what it seems and a replica of the plane that flew in the first commercial airline flight.

Thursday
Feb 2
10pm | 9c
Season 12, Episode 6

Tonya vs. Nancy, Shrimpy Sonar and Dumbarton Dogs

Don Wildman examines a scorecard connected to a legendary figure skating rivalry, an underwater microphone which detected an unlikely World War II enemy and the skull of a tiny animal behind a decades-old canine curse.

Thursday
Mar 16
5pm | 4c
Season 10, Episode 5

The Father of the American Cavalry, Rosa Parks of NY and Black Knight UFO

Don Wildman examines the man who saved George Washington, a civil rights pioneer and the bizarre sighting of a UFO.

Sunday
Mar 26
7am | 6c
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
Mar 30
6pm | 5c
Season 7, Episode 4

Stolen Strad, Fall From Space, Czech Dream

Don Wildman examines a concert program that marks one of the most infamous nights in the history of a prestigious music venue; a space capsule used by a heroic astronaut during a harrowing mission; and a DVD from an unusual film that blurred the lines between fact and fiction.

Thursday
Apr 6
8pm | 7c
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 5, Episode 13

Son of a Gun, Whale Rescue and Bottle Popping

Don Wildman examines a bullet that is connected to a shocking tale of a seemingly immaculate conception, a machine used in an animal rescue mission and a deck of cards linked to a spine-tingling investigation.

Sunday
May 21
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 11

The Conqueror's Curse, Play-Doh, Poe Murder

Host Don Wildman examines a dress worn by the star of an infamous Hollywood movie with a cursed past, a lump of gray clay that spawned one of America’s most iconic toys, and a faded brown document from a murder case that inspired a chilling literary classic.

Thursday
Jun 8
5pm | 4c
Season 15, Episode 6

Tennis Titan, Brooklyn Brownstone Murder and Nuclear Moon

Don Wildman examines a life jacket worn by a tennis star who survived the Titanic, a pamphlet that details the murder of a real estate developer with a complicated love life and a giant missile that was nearly used to bomb the moon.

Sunday
Jun 11
12pm | 11c
Season 13, Episode 7

Reckless, Thousand Island Dressing and the Tornado

Don Wildman examines a hero horse who risked her life, a culinary mystery about a popular salad dressing and an Olympic runner's battle with polio.

Saturday
Jul 1
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 12

Damascus Missile, Eye in the Sky and Soapy Smith

Don Wildman examines scraps of metal linked to a nuclear nightmare, a pair of binoculars wielded by a high-flying visionary and a life-sized effigy that immortalizes one of the West's most notorious cons.

Thursday
Jul 20
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 5

Tootsie Roll Miracle, Singing Convict and Operation Paperclip

Host Don Wildman examines the Tootsie Roll candies that once saved the lives of a courageous band of soldiers, a guitar owned by a legendary musical jailbird, and a bicycle that helped launch humans into outer space.

Thursday
Jul 27
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 2

Strangers on a Train, Madame Tussaud, WD-40

At the Municipal Archives in New York City is a black and white negative containing an image of a deadly weapon used in a sinister plot of revenge. Just uptown in New York's Times Square sits the world famous Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, where the likeness of one revolutionary woman is on display. And on the grounds of the San Diego Air & Space Museum in California is a large missile that led to the creation of a product that's found in nearly every household in America.

Thursday
Jul 27
1pm | 12c
Season 14, Episode 1

Clever Hans, Bertha Benz and Civil War Counterfeiter

Don Wildman inspects a book about a four-legged mathematician, examines the birth of the automobile and investigates a mysterious underground corkscrew.

Thursday
Jul 27
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 13

Great Train Robbery, Phoenix Lights, Sea Serpent

Host Don Wildman examines a wooden detonator used in an explosive railway robbery, a video camera that captured a bizarre, unexplained phenomenon and the massive skull of a legendary beast said to terrorize the seas.

Thursday
Jul 27
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 11

Flight of the Bell, Arsenic Soup Plot and Spring-Heeled Jack

Don Wildman examines a replica of America's most famous bell, inspects a photograph of a suspicious-looking chef and investigates an illustrated book depicting a devilish fiend.

Thursday
Jul 27
4pm | 3c
Season 11, Episode 4

Man on Wire, Bigger is Better and Filipino Follies

Don Wildman examines the greatest high-wire stunt in history, investigates the incredible lengths Thomas Jefferson took to preserve America's reputation and unravels one of the most bizarre hoaxes the world has ever seen.

Thursday
Jul 27
5pm | 4c
Season 9, Episode 8

The Mysterious Death of Van Gogh, Marathon Woman, Montana Burning

Don Wildman examines a painting by Vincent Van Gogh, a dress worn by a groundbreaking athlete and a massive airplane used to combat a deadly inferno.

Thursday
Jul 27
6pm | 5c
Season 15, Episode 11

The Kennedy Wedding Disaster, the Weeping Icon and the Red Herring

Don Wildman reveals the little-known tale behind an iconic wedding dress, examines the investigation of a miraculous painting and investigates an underwater enigma that was full of hot air.

Thursday
Jul 27
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 6

Operation Mincemeat, Texas Prison Rodeo and Tully Monster

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic oar used in an unreal World War II deception, a gold nugget that helped set off the gold rush and a fossil belonging to one of history's strangest creatures.

Thursday
Jul 27
8pm | 7c
Season 15, Episode 13

Miracle Bubble, Skeletons in the Closet and Curious George

Don Wildman spotlights a miraculous air bubble on the ocean floor, a series of mysterious skeletons discovered in closets and a daring escape of a beloved children's character from the Nazis.

Thursday
Jul 27
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 1

Brassiere Brigade, Flight for Life, Haunting

Host Don Wildman examines a brassiere that gave salacious schemers an unexpected boost, a plane that soared to safety in a daring rescue mission and a religious icon allegedly scorched by the forces of evil.

Thursday
Jul 27
11pm | 10c
Season 15, Episode 13

Miracle Bubble, Skeletons in the Closet and Curious George

Don Wildman spotlights a miraculous air bubble on the ocean floor, a series of mysterious skeletons discovered in closets and a daring escape of a beloved children's character from the Nazis.

Friday
Jul 28
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 1

Brassiere Brigade, Flight for Life, Haunting

Host Don Wildman examines a brassiere that gave salacious schemers an unexpected boost, a plane that soared to safety in a daring rescue mission and a religious icon allegedly scorched by the forces of evil.

Friday
Jul 28
2am | 1c