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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 15, Episode 1

Amityville Haunting, Ghost Army and Fugitive Golfer

Don Wildman examines a piece of a controversial haunted house, a ghost army that saved World War II and a golfer with a mysterious past.

Sunday
Feb 12
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 25

Secrets of Las Vegas

Host Don Wildman examines a seared poker chip that was salvaged from the MGM Grand hotel and casino in the wake of a devastating fire, a 1950s-era barber's chair that bore witness to a real-life mafia assassination that helped inspire a classic American movie, and a small electronic device devised by two MIT professors who used it to solve one of the greatest mathematical mysteries of all time and beat one of gambling's toughest games, roulette.

Thursday
Mar 2
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.

Saturday
Mar 4
10am | 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.

Sunday
Mar 5
11am | 10c
Season 8, Episode 10

Alligators in the Sewers, Unstoppable Car, Founding Forensics

Don Wildman uncovers a sculpture of a monster lurking beneath the Big Apple, visits San Diego to check out a car customized with everything including a kitchen sink, and discovers in Boston that Paul Revere was a forensic hero.

Saturday
Apr 1
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 1

Dancing Plague, Tracking Santa and Annie Londonderry

Don Wildman examines a town gripped by a bizarre plague, the mix-up that spawned a holiday tradition and a woman's quest to take on the world.

Sunday
Apr 2
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 1

Edison’s Electric Pen, Vanishing Carroll Deering, Lizard Man

Don Wildman examines a failed invention that helped create a multi-billion dollar industry, the bell of a ship whose crew vanished at sea, and a footprint of a lizard-like creature that roams the swamps of South Carolina.

Thursday
Apr 13
5pm | 4c
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.

Friday
May 5
12am | 11c
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 18
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 3

Great Baby Race, Citizen Hearst, Bobbie the Wonder Dog

Don Wildman examines tunnel tiles which helped to finance one of North America's wackiest competitions, inspects a medal linked to one of history's greatest swindles and a doghouse connected to an incredible journey.

Thursday
May 25
6pm | 5c
Season 0, Episode 32

Notorious New York

Host Don Wildman examines a black and white negative with a peculiar image that was part of a sinister plot, a homemade barrel used in an unprecedented and perilous stunt, and a curious handbill depicting crudely sketched scenes that is linked to a groundbreaking medical invention.

Thursday
Jun 15
9am | 8c
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.

Friday
Jun 23
3am | 2c
Season 13, Episode 2

Cupid's Bullet, the Man Who Fooled Houdini and Snail Telegraph

Don Wildman examines a war-time surgery that was truly life or death, a magician that challenged the legendary Harry Houdini and a race to discover wireless communication that lead to a slimy invention.

Sunday
Jul 2
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 6

Buried Alive, Mauve, Crash at Crush

Host Don Wildman examines an antique doll tied to a woman’s confounding and tragic demise, an experiment gone awry that ignites the world of fashion and an audacious publicity stunt that ends in disaster.

Saturday
Jul 22
8am | 7c
Season 15, Episode 4

Sword of Scotland, Operation Haylift and Swimmin's Lib

Don Wildman examines the theft of an iconic Scottish sword wielded by William Wallace, an unprecedented mission to save America's livestock and a female swimmer who broke the mold.

Saturday
Jul 22
9am | 8c
Season 10, Episode 1

Dancing Plague, Tracking Santa and Annie Londonderry

Don Wildman examines a town gripped by a bizarre plague, the mix-up that spawned a holiday tradition and a woman's quest to take on the world.

Saturday
Jul 22
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 2

Kensington Runestone, Smile! You're Being Hijacked and Harriet the Spy

Don Wildman examines a strange stone tablet which may hold the key to America's beginnings, a model plane connected to a hijacking mistaken for a hoax and a revolver that once belonged to the first American woman to lead an armed expedition into war.

Saturday
Jul 22
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
Jul 23
7am | 6c
Season 11, Episode 2

Miracle on the Hudson, For the Love of Lady Liberty and Dawn of the Synth

Don Wildman investigates the chain of events that led to the Miracle on the Hudson River, uncovers the origins of a legendary statue and examines a musical invention that struck a major chord.

Sunday
Jul 23
8am | 7c
Season 13, Episode 4

King Neptune, Friday Night Bank Robber and Karluk's Last Voyage

Don Wildman examines a patriotic pig that helped fund World War II, a man's trek to rescue his crew during an brutal Arctic expedition and two activists who risked their lives to take down a superpower and save the whales.

Sunday
Jul 23
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 12

Flatwoods Monster, Vanishing Bus and Hacking Death's Calculator

Don Wildman examines a ceramic figure connected to a bizarre sighting in West Virginia, a bus model at the center of a mysterious disappearance and a tabulating machine that serves as a reminder of how a bookkeeper saved more than 100,000 lives.

Sunday
Jul 23
10am | 9c
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