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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 36

Skylab, Apollo One Tragedy and Space Monkey

In this special episode, Don Wildman examines a piece of scorched debris that sparked a worldwide panic, a taxidermied primate that soared to new heights and a seemingly ordinary pen that reportedly played a crucial role in a historic cosmic quest.

Sunday
Jan 29
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 1

Amityville Haunting, Ghost Army and Fugitive Golfer

Don Wildman examines a piece of a controversial haunted house, a ghost army that saved World War II and a golfer with a mysterious past.

Sunday
Feb 12
12pm | 11c
Season 0, Episode 25

Secrets of Las Vegas

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.

Thursday
Mar 2
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Mar 3
2am | 1c
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.

Sunday
Mar 5
11am | 10c
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 13, Episode 11

Riding Thunder, Warm Springs and Catcher Spy

Don Wildman examines a F8 Crusader jet that was at the center of a death-defying plummet to Earth, a specially outfitted convertible designed by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and a commemorative coin linked to a baseball player turned spy.

Sunday
Apr 9
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 1

Edison’s Electric Pen, Vanishing Carroll Deering, Lizard Man

Don Wildman examines a failed invention that helped create a multi-billion dollar industry, the bell of a ship whose crew vanished at sea, and a footprint of a lizard-like creature that roams the swamps of South Carolina.

Thursday
Apr 13
5pm | 4c
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
Apr 13
9pm | 8c
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.

Friday
Apr 14
12am | 11c
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.

Friday
Apr 14
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 3

Prophet of Oak Ridge, Human Scalp, Mothman

Host Don Wildman examines a trunk that may be evidence of a historic journey through Death Valley, a group of bricks from a Civil War prison break, and a human scalp that tells an astounding tale of frontier bravery.

Sunday
May 14
8am | 7c
Season 6, Episode 10

Dramatic Defection, Wrong Way Flight, Cowboy's Revenge

Host Don Wildman investigates a revolver that was once featured in a life or death situation with global consequences, a bare-bones plane that speaks to a perilous, record-breaking adventure, and a set of mug shots that represent a link between a notorious crime ring and an unlikely hero.

Thursday
May 18
5pm | 4c
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
May 25
3pm | 2c
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.

Thursday
May 25
4pm | 3c
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 9, Episode 3

Great Baby Race, Citizen Hearst, Bobbie the Wonder Dog

Don Wildman examines tunnel tiles which helped to finance one of North America's wackiest competitions, inspects a medal linked to one of history's greatest swindles and a doghouse connected to an incredible journey.

Thursday
May 25
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 13

Legally Haunted, Demise of the Dodo and Jersey Kaboom

Don Wildman examines a house for sale that comes with three ghosts, the maligned reputation of an extinct bird and a mysterious explosion at a munitions factory during World War I.

Thursday
May 25
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 9

East River Blowout and The Day it Rained Meat

Host Don Wildman examines a piece of industrial machinery from the early 1900s, a glass medical jar containing a strange substance and a tattered shirt that is one of the last vestiges of a aviation anomaly.

Thursday
May 25
8pm | 7c
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
May 25
9pm | 8c
Season 0, Episode 39

Blast From the Past

Don Wildman investigates the revolutionary ideas and iconic inventions that helped shape the modern world, including the story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine and the tale of a woman who made Tupperware the life of the party.

Thursday
May 25
10pm | 9c
Season 5, Episode 12

Damascus Missile, Eye in the Sky and Soapy Smith

Don Wildman examines scraps of metal linked to a nuclear nightmare, a pair of binoculars wielded by a high-flying visionary and a life-sized effigy that immortalizes one of the West's most notorious cons.

Thursday
May 25
11pm | 10c
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.

Friday
May 26
12am | 11c
Season 0, Episode 39

Blast From the Past

Don Wildman investigates the revolutionary ideas and iconic inventions that helped shape the modern world, including the story about a man who turned a pile of rocks into a gold mine and the tale of a woman who made Tupperware the life of the party.

Friday
May 26
1am | 12c
Season 5, Episode 12

Damascus Missile, Eye in the Sky and Soapy Smith

Don Wildman examines scraps of metal linked to a nuclear nightmare, a pair of binoculars wielded by a high-flying visionary and a life-sized effigy that immortalizes one of the West's most notorious cons.

Friday
May 26
2am | 1c
Season 4, Episode 9

East River Blowout and The Day it Rained Meat

Host Don Wildman examines a piece of industrial machinery from the early 1900s, a glass medical jar containing a strange substance and a tattered shirt that is one of the last vestiges of a aviation anomaly.

Friday
May 26
3am | 2c