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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 12, Episode 13

North Pole Expedition, Iceberg Fleet and the Minnesota Iceman

Don Wildman examines the chilling stories behind an eccentric motorized expedition to the North Pole, a frozen feat of nautical engineering during World War Two and a carnival creature in an ice block.

Friday
Jan 27
7pm | 6c
Season 14, Episode 6

Zip-Lining to Freedom, Maid Turned Spy and Jimmy Carter's UFO

Don Wildman investigates an outrageous escape over an iconic wall, an unsung Civil War hero and a president caught up in a mysterious close encounter.

Friday
Mar 10
12am | 11c
Season 10, Episode 12

Swimming the Channel, Bricking the Bank and Canyon Survivor

Don Wildman explores a woman's quest for athletic glory, uncovers a bizarre use of the US Postal Service and investigates one man's will to survive against all odds.

Saturday
Mar 11
10am | 9c
Season 10, Episode 9

Ben Franklin's Bones, Heroine of Flight 847 and Doctor Zhivago Pilot

Don Wildman examines a set of mysterious bones found beneath Benjamin Franklin's home, a brave woman determined to save a hijacked airplane and an author's quest to get his work published.

Thursday
Mar 16
8pm | 7c
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
Mar 30
6pm | 5c
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 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.

Sunday
Apr 2
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 3

Psychic Horse, Strange Story of Rubber, Pulaski Axe

Don Wildman examines a small memorandum book with notes from a strange encounter with an animal, a grey slab of material that revolutionized industry after an accidental discovery, and an innovative tool that changed heroes' jobs.

Sunday
Apr 9
9am | 8c
Season 8, Episode 7

Alcoholic Antidote, Reno Haven, Strange Death of President Taylor

Host Don Wildman examines in Louisiana a precious metal that reportedly cured alcoholism, discovers how Reno was once a destination for disgruntled spouses, and uncovers the mystery around a president's untimely death.

Sunday
Apr 16
11am | 10c
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.

Thursday
Apr 20
8pm | 7c
Season 14, Episode 10

Making Michigan, Log Jammin' and the Race That Changed the World

Don Wildman investigates the contested birth of a mighty state, an epic battle between mankind and Mother Nature and a race that changed the world.

Thursday
Apr 27
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 13

Dial M for Missing, 7 Dollar Renoir, Secret in the Attic

Don examines a timeworn tome that may explain the perplexing disappearance of the world's greatest mystery writer, a Renoir painting believed to have been bought for just $7, and a police ledger that tells the tale of a secretive love affair that ended in murder.

Thursday
May 18
11pm | 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.

Thursday
May 25
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 7

Shrunken Heads and Broken Arrow

Don examines what appears to be a miniature human head, brought back from the jungles of South America. And he surveys the dented casing of the hydrogen bomb that sat at the center of a horrifying nuclear accident.

Saturday
May 27
8am | 7c
Season 13, Episode 6

Operation Mincemeat, Texas Prison Rodeo and Tully Monster

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic oar used in an unreal World War II deception, a gold nugget that helped set off the gold rush and a fossil belonging to one of history's strangest creatures.

Saturday
May 27
9am | 8c
Season 11, Episode 11

Chain of Fools, Rocket Boys and the Cowboys That Saved Britain

Don Wildman investigates an iron link from the American Revolution that was also at the center of a formidable fraud, examines a small plane that helped launch some of the most incredible journeys into space and inspects a green oil pump that played a unique role in World War II.

Saturday
May 27
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 38

Record Breakers

Don Wildman investigates the men and women who pushed the limits, including a parachuting thrill seeker who reached new heights as a real-life Batman and one woman who went over Niagara Falls and into the history books.

Saturday
May 27
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
May 28
7am | 6c
Season 10, Episode 4

Arrow Stork, Terror in the Sky and Feuding Astors

Don Wildman investigates one of nature's greatest riddles, a doomed space station and a family feud that transformed New York City.

Sunday
May 28
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 13

Hank Williams, Glowing Soldiers and Iceman Cometh

Don Wildman investigates the death of a country music legend, examines surgical tools linked to a baffling medical mystery and uncovers the truth behind the oldest cold case in human history.

Sunday
May 28
9am | 8c
Season 10, Episode 3

Yellow Fever Fiend, Angel in Bordeaux and Invention of Jaywalking

Don Wildman examines a barrel connected to a daring World War II plot, a traffic light that sparked an urban revolution and the portrait of a doctor who was embroiled in a nineteenth century tale of biological warfare.

Sunday
May 28
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.

Sunday
May 28
11am | 10c
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