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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 14, Episode 4

Indestructible Jack, Volcano Rescue and Butter Sculptor

Don Wildman tells the story of a brave soldier who was willing to sacrifice it all, investigates a daring rescue from the depths of hell and uncovers how one crafty woman launched a deliciously unique artistic career.

Thursday
Feb 23
9pm | 8c
Season 14, Episode 4

Indestructible Jack, Volcano Rescue and Butter Sculptor

Don Wildman tells the story of a brave soldier who was willing to sacrifice it all, investigates a daring rescue from the depths of hell and uncovers how one crafty woman launched a deliciously unique artistic career.

Friday
Feb 24
12am | 11c
Season 12, Episode 3

Death of the Ice Cream Blonde, Finding Nessie and World's Worst Opera Singer

Don Wildman examines the mysterious death of one of Hollywood's most beloved stars, the amazing discovery made during the search for Scotland's elusive Loch Ness Monster and a tone-deaf diva who improbably took center stage at Carnegie Hall.

Thursday
Mar 16
3pm | 2c
Season 14, Episode 3

Mutually Assured Missteps, First Train Robbery and Declaration Discovered

Don Wildman inspects a fighter jet from the cold war, examines an 1860s replica steam locomotive and investigates a rare print of the Declaration of Independence.

Thursday
Mar 16
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 9

Fake Breaking News, Rescue Napoleon and Ernest Bravery

Don Wildman examines a patriotic pigeon that saved hundreds of lives during World War II, a clever conman who took advantage of a governmental gaffe and the uncle who inspired one of America's most iconic figures.

Friday
Mar 17
1am | 12c
Season 8, Episode 1

Dolley Madison, Christmas Truce, Exploding Whale

Host Don Wildman uncovers the heroics of a First Lady who fought to preserve Washington's treasures, travels to England to examine a soccer ball linked to a WWI game of peace, and studies an explosive tale of a whale in Oregon.

Saturday
Mar 18
8am | 7c
Season 5, Episode 9

Civil War Prostitutes, Art Hoax and In Cold Blood

Don Wildman examines a glass vial filled with a silvery salve that was used to wage a battle against a medical nightmare, a colorful canvas that hides an artful truth and a boot that was worn during a notorious murder.

Sunday
Mar 26
9am | 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.

Friday
Apr 21
3am | 2c
Season 7, Episode 8

Peanut Pusher, Hollywood Holdout, Lost Treasure

Don examines a peanut that played a role in an unusual fad that took 1 man on a daring adventure; a standoff that pitted a man against some of Hollywood's most powerful people; and a set of gold relics that became the subject of an intense battle between 2 rival nations.

Sunday
Apr 30
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
May 4
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 9

Civil War Prostitutes, Art Hoax and In Cold Blood

Don Wildman examines a glass vial filled with a silvery salve that was used to wage a battle against a medical nightmare, a colorful canvas that hides an artful truth and a boot that was worn during a notorious murder.

Friday
May 12
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 4

The Dance That Seduced a City, Vanishing Lake, Mysterious Death of Bugsy Siegel

At the Chicago History Museum, a pair of ostrich-feather fans tells of a risque dancer who scandalized the Chicago's World Fair. At the Joseph Jefferson Mansion and Gardens on Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, an antique urn is one of few relics to survive a terrifying earth-shaking disaster. And at the Los Angeles Police Museum, twisted bullet fragments are all that remain of a notorious gangster's brutal slaying that remains shrouded in mystery.

Sunday
May 14
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 6

The Legend of William Tell, The President's Daughter, The Chomp-Chomp Game

Don Wildman examines a crossbow linked to a legendary marksman, inspects a tell-all memoir that created a national scandal and investigates a quirky arcade game that became an astounding hit.

Thursday
May 18
6pm | 5c
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
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.

Friday
Jun 2
12am | 11c
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.

Friday
Jun 2
1am | 12c
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.

Friday
Jun 2
2am | 1c
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.

Friday
Jun 2
3am | 2c
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.

Saturday
Jun 3
8am | 7c