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.
Host Don Wildman investigates a mysterious mass at the center of a presidential cover-up, a deadly device connected to a top-secret espionage mission behind enemy, and a doll that was part of an audacious undercover exploit to sneak medicine to wounded soldiers.
Host Don Wildman inspects a mystifying machine whose origins can be traced back to a bizarre prophecy, a poster for a magician whose death-defying act thrilled audiences before going tragically awry, and a video camera that recorded an out-of-this world moment above the city of Phoenix.
Don Wildman inspects a bizarre spider, a circus attraction and a can of beans.
Don Wildman examines a gambling geek, a golden experiment and a fearless heroine.
Host Don Wildman examines a school bus that was at the center of one of the biggest kidnappings in U.S. history, a manuscript that tells an incredible and true tale of a shipwrecked crew's harrowing ordeal in the Sahara desert, and a peculiar set of stones that were once believed to have talisman-like powers, causing them to be more valuable than gold or silver.
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.
Host Don Wildman examines a dress from an infamous and allegedly cursed Hollywood epic, a surfboard that bears the striking evidence of a violent and horrific encounter with a deadly shark, and a piece of metal shrapnel that played a central role in a bizarre and, some say, otherworldly encounter in the skies over Los Angeles.
Host Don Wildman examines a lantern used by a young woman who rushed out into a swirling storm to save endangered travelers, a taxidermied canine who bravely came to the aid of weary soldiers on the frontlines, and a replica of a deep space explorer that almost didn't make an earth shattering discovery on Mars.
Host Don Wildman unwraps the gummy origins of one of America's favorite habits, digs into a rocky tale of an out-of-this world heist and studies some inscriptions on a sheet of airplane metal linked to heroism and heartbreak.