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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 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 7, Episode 3

Opera Riot, Golfing Soldier, Great Mail Robbery

Don Wildman examines a copy of a play that sparked riots; a monocular used by a soldier who made a daring and unusual escape from behind enemy lines; and the wrapper from a product so pungent that it caused an interstate postal feud.

Sunday
Mar 19
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 9

Wallenda Walks, Crazy Taxi and Rest in Peat

Don Wildman examines a piece of cable used by a legendary aerialist during a high-wire walk, a French taxi that helped defeat the Germans during World War I and a piece of bone from a mysterious mass burial discovered in a Florida bog.

Thursday
Mar 30
9pm | 8c
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.

Sunday
Apr 9
10am | 9c
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 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.

Sunday
Apr 30
8am | 7c
Season 14, Episode 13

The Girl Who Fell to Earth, the Real Ghostbusters and Eclipsed by Columbus

Don Wildman explores the story of a young girl who survived a fall from a damaged aircraft, a battle between the great Harry Houdini and spiritualists, and a lunar event that saved Christopher Columbus.

Sunday
Apr 30
11am | 10c
Season 2, Episode 18

Roanoke, Edgar Allan Poe, Greenbrier

Don Wildman investigates a lock of hair linked to Edgar Allan Poe’s mysterious death, a sunken space capsule that provides clues to a NASA disaster, and a controversial medical manual that lies at the center of a rash of deaths in the Pacific Northwest.

Sunday
May 21
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 15, Episode 3

Long Haul Leroy, Pardo's Push and the Invention of the Cable Car

Don Wildman examines a racing number from a mule that won the Great American Horse Race, a fighter plane that pushed through skies of North Vietnam and an iconic street car that transformed a city and the nation.

Thursday
Jun 8
7pm | 6c
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 4, Episode 6

The Infamous Jersey Devil, Tank Rampage

Host Don Wildman explores a plaster cast of hoof prints made by a mythic beast, a colossal war machine that once laid waste to an American city, and a presidential train car that remains shrouded in mystery.

Saturday
Jun 24
7am | 6c
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.

Saturday
Jun 24
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 21

Chowchilla Kidnapping and Texas City Disaster

Don Wildman investigates how a school bus became involved in the largest kidnapping for ransom in US history, examines a deadly industrial accident, and seeks to unlock the mystery behind a handful of stones.

Sunday
Jun 25
7am | 6c
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.

Sunday
Jun 25
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Jun 25
9am | 8c
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 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.

Sunday
Jun 25
11am | 10c
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 5

Leopold and Loeb, U2 Spy, Chewing Gum

Don Wildman examines a revolutionary plow that sowed the seeds of a terrifying disaster, a primitive plane that challenges the history of flight and a deceptive coin that's designed to kill.

Thursday
Jun 29
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 9

Aaron Burr Conspiracy, How Gatsby Became Great, Lady with the Lamp

Don Wildman examines a coded letter, a classic novel, and a legendary lamp.

Thursday
Jun 29
1pm | 12c
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
Jun 29
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 20

Black Dahlia, French Angel, Sterling Hall Bombing

Don Wildman examines a mysterious box that holds clues to Hollywood's most infamous unsolved murder, inspects the strange bust of a grotesque figure and investigates a notorious and deadly domestic terrorist attack.

Thursday
Jun 29
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 7

Margery the Medium, Everest Ascent, The Pastor and the Choir Singer

Host Don Wildman investigates a strange wooden box used in a ritual, a weather beaten oxygen tank which tells of a daring ascent and the torn hat of a local pastor found at the scene of a crime.

Thursday
Jun 29
4pm | 3c