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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 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 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 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 13, Episode 10

Pony Express, Churchill's Misadventure and First Ambulance Corps

Don Wildman examines a leather saddle cover that changed the way America communicated across the Wild West, a newspaper article that saved a famous politician from financial ruin and a horse cart from that saved countless lives during the Civil War.

Friday
Mar 24
1am | 12c
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 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 6, Episode 11

Life Saving Kiss, Heist of the Century, Lorenzo's Oil

Host Don Wildman examines the beguiling cast of a woman who helped save thousands of lives after her death, a surfboard that speaks to one of the nation's most notorious capers, and a mysterious plant that offered unlikely hope to a family during their darkest hour.

Sunday
May 7
10am | 9c
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 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.

Thursday
Jun 15
3pm | 2c
Season 15, Episode 7

Presidential Pet, Dairy Disaster and Covert Catalog

Don Wildman examines a letter written by a First Lady recalling a bizarre gift sent to the White House, a chef who saved the cheese industry from crumbling after an earthquake rocked Italy and a spy who went shopping for secret intelligence.

Thursday
Jun 15
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 12

Porcelain Twins, The Warden's Wife, Lost City of Atlantis

Don investigates a china doll that speaks to a mystifying tale of deception, a bullet-marked sleigh that stood witness to the violent conclusion of a notorious love affair, and a set of common-looking stones that holds a possible clue to a lost civilization.

Saturday
Jun 17
8am | 7c
Season 8, Episode 4

Operation Migration, Sausage Duel, Around the World

Don explores a rare food fight, a race around the globe, a bird uniform.

Sunday
Jun 25
10am | 9c
Season 15, Episode 8

Shark Chaser, Haunted Harmony and 1,700-Foot Wave

Don Wildman showcases a piece of top-secret military equipment developed by the first celebrity chef, a ghost that terrorized a popular music venue and a father-son duo who rode the tallest wave in the world.

Sunday
Jun 25
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 12

Patience Worth, Space Monkey, Absinthe

Don Wildman examines a set of books that contain a haunting tale told from beyond the grave, a primate involved in early space exploration, and a bottle of alcohol believed to compel drinkers to commit acts of violence.

Thursday
Jul 20
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 10

Cherry Sisters, President's Cow, Birth of a Riot

Don Wildman examines a painted wooden sign that once advertised a vaudeville act so bad it was good; a famous cow's-milk can from the White House; and a program from one of the most polemic films of the 20th century.

Thursday
Jul 20
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 1

Swamp People, Walkie-Talkie Heist and Grant's Writing Water

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe which unlocked the origins of a lost civilization, a miracle drug used by a Civil War hero in his last battle and a bust involved in a supernatural game of chess.

Thursday
Jul 20
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 6

Forgotten Lindbergh, Fordlandia, Forest Owlet Fraud

Don Wildman heads to Chicago to examine an odd glass medical device invented by an aviator, discovers in Michigan a set of tools used in a failed auto business, and visits Harvard where a bird specimen reveals a case of deception.

Thursday
Jul 20
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 12

Porcelain Twins, The Warden's Wife, Lost City of Atlantis

Don investigates a china doll that speaks to a mystifying tale of deception, a bullet-marked sleigh that stood witness to the violent conclusion of a notorious love affair, and a set of common-looking stones that holds a possible clue to a lost civilization.

Thursday
Jul 20
4pm | 3c
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 5, Episode 7

Blonde Butcher, Charley Ross & Southern Sasquatch

Don Wildman investigates a handcrafted doll that is linked to one of the most memorable criminal cases of the 1930s, a glass bottle with a secret message, and a wire mesh screen that served as a window into a scary encounter.

Thursday
Jul 20
6pm | 5c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Thursday
Jul 20
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 8

Evel Spirit, Dawn of the Diaper and Cliff Palace

Don Wildman examines a helium balloon used in the first Atlantic crossing by balloon, a ceramic jar used to hold a creepy medical cure and a mission patch tied to a space travel first.

Thursday
Jul 20
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Jul 20
9pm | 8c
Season 15, Episode 2

Judy the POW Dog, Presidential Suite and Sticky Business

Don Wildman examines a dog collar belonging to the only canine POW from World War II, a pen and inkwell connected to a poisonous political plot and an innovative solution to an accidental discovery.

Thursday
Jul 20
11pm | 10c
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.

Friday
Jul 21
12am | 11c
Season 15, Episode 2

Judy the POW Dog, Presidential Suite and Sticky Business

Don Wildman examines a dog collar belonging to the only canine POW from World War II, a pen and inkwell connected to a poisonous political plot and an innovative solution to an accidental discovery.

Friday
Jul 21
2am | 1c