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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 7

Reckless, Thousand Island Dressing and the Tornado

Don Wildman examines a hero horse who risked her life, a culinary mystery about a popular salad dressing and an Olympic runner's battle with polio.

Thursday
Mar 2
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 7

Reckless, Thousand Island Dressing and the Tornado

Don Wildman examines a hero horse who risked her life, a culinary mystery about a popular salad dressing and an Olympic runner's battle with polio.

Friday
Mar 3
1am | 12c
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.

Saturday
Mar 4
8am | 7c
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.

Friday
Mar 10
2am | 1c
Season 5, Episode 8

Failed Assassination, Max Factor & Martian Monkey

Don Wildman examines a pin that's connected to a devious plot to assassinate the president, a bizarre contraption that was designed by a pioneer in the glitzy realm of Hollywood and a strange being that some believed was evidence of a close encounter.

Thursday
Mar 16
11pm | 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.

Sunday
Mar 19
9am | 8c
Season 6, Episode 6

Cold War Checkmate, Radioactive Scout, Southwest Outbreak

Host Don Wildman investigates the badge that inspired an ambitious teen to undertake a perilous nuclear experiment, a chess set used in an unparalleled match of Cold War wits, and the eerie animal specimens that once spread the fear of death across the southwestern United States.

Thursday
Mar 30
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Apr 2
12pm | 11c
Season 9, Episode 5

Bizarre Bread, Worst Train Robbery, Legend of the Jackalope

Don Wildman examines a specimen linked to a case of mass hysteria, marvels at a massive locomotive connected to the worst train robbery ever and studies the West's most legendary creature, the jackalope.

Thursday
Apr 13
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 8

Jack the Ripper in New York, Jim the Penman

Host Don Wildman investigates an aged dossier which may be linked to one of the world’s most notorious killers, a century-old $20 bill which was once wielded by a brilliant and elusive criminal and an insect specimen which once wreaked havoc on America’s Heartland.

Thursday
Apr 13
11pm | 10c
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.

Saturday
Apr 22
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.

Thursday
Apr 27
8pm | 7c
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.

Thursday
Apr 27
11pm | 10c
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 10, Episode 7

Muhammad Ali Saves the Day, Beast of Gevaudan and Before Hillary

Don Wildman examines a medal presented to the greatest boxer of all time, inspects the statue of a monstrous beast and investigates a newspaper that exposed a salacious scandal.

Sunday
Apr 30
9am | 8c
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 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 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.

Sunday
Apr 30
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 14

The Donner Party, the Shoe Bomber, FDR’s Cane

Host Don Wildman travels the country inspecting a 100-year-old tissue sample that sent a doctor to the gallows, a collection of birds killed by a mysterious epidemic and the kettle used by a group of settlers to cook up a ghastly stew.

Thursday
May 4
3pm | 2c
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.

Thursday
May 4
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 7

Skull in the Ashes, Nazi Art Hoax, Hunger Strike

Host Don Wildman examines a damaged metal identification tag that played a role in a bizarre and heated crime that stunned the nation, a painting by a man who pulled off one of the art world's greatest deceptions, and a pin that represents one woman's perilous push to advance equality by leaps and bounds.

Thursday
May 4
5pm | 4c
Season 14, Episode 12

Hughes Hoax, Rat Bomb and Friday Night Liars

Don Wildman investigates a twisted tell-all about the world's most elusive billionaire, an explosive rodent infestation that helped America beat the Nazis and a conman's bogus ballgame that was brought down by his own teammates.

Thursday
May 4
6pm | 5c
Season 14, Episode 11

Saving the Eiffel Tower, Velvet Outlaw and Space Capsule Crisis

Don Wildman examines a commemorative coin from the opening of the Eiffel Tower, a saddle used by a retired outlaw who died under mysterious circumstances and a training capsule used by the Mercury astronauts during the early days of space travel.

Thursday
May 4
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 8

Dare to Dream, Mail Missile, Child Warrior

Don investigates a postal box that embarked on a gravity-defying journey, a traditional Viking vessel that sailed into the annals of modern history on an intrepid sea voyage, and a handmade talisman that weaves a tale of terror and courage on the American frontier.

Thursday
May 4
8pm | 7c
Season 13, Episode 12

Godspeed John Glenn, Canine Convict and Brace for Landing

Don Wildman examines a dangerous mission into outer space, a dogged dilemma after man's best friend is accused of murder and a pilot's heroic plan during an emergency over the Pacific.

Thursday
May 4
9pm | 8c
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