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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 1

Clever Hans, Bertha Benz and Civil War Counterfeiter

Don Wildman inspects a book about a four-legged mathematician, examines the birth of the automobile and investigates a mysterious underground corkscrew.

Thursday
Mar 2
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 8

Evel Spirit, Dawn of the Diaper and Cliff Palace

Don Wildman examines a helium balloon used in the first Atlantic crossing by balloon, a ceramic jar used to hold a creepy medical cure and a mission patch tied to a space travel first.

Thursday
Mar 9
10pm | 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 13, Episode 9

Fake Breaking News, Rescue Napoleon and Ernest Bravery

Don Wildman examines a patriotic pigeon that saved hundreds of lives during World War II, a clever conman who took advantage of a governmental gaffe and the uncle who inspired one of America's most iconic figures.

Thursday
Mar 16
10pm | 9c
Season 14, Episode 2

Terra Cotta Warriors, the Queen of Parachuting and Polish Soldier Bear

Don Wildman investigates the origins of China's famous terra cotta warriors, examines the incredible heights one mother is willing to go to for her child and uncovers the little-known story of a bear who helped defeat the Nazis.

Saturday
Mar 25
9am | 8c
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.

Thursday
Mar 30
3pm | 2c
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 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.

Friday
Mar 31
1am | 12c
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 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.

Sunday
Apr 23
8am | 7c
Season 7, Episode 4

Stolen Strad, Fall From Space, Czech Dream

Don Wildman examines a concert program that marks one of the most infamous nights in the history of a prestigious music venue; a space capsule used by a heroic astronaut during a harrowing mission; and a DVD from an unusual film that blurred the lines between fact and fiction.

Sunday
Apr 23
9am | 8c
Season 8, Episode 6

Forgotten Lindbergh, Fordlandia, Forest Owlet Fraud

Don Wildman heads to Chicago to examine an odd glass medical device invented by an aviator, discovers in Michigan a set of tools used in a failed auto business, and visits Harvard where a bird specimen reveals a case of deception.

Sunday
Apr 23
10am | 9c
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.

Sunday
Apr 23
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 2

Judy the POW Dog, Presidential Suite and Sticky Business

Don Wildman examines a dog collar belonging to the only canine POW from World War II, a pen and inkwell connected to a poisonous political plot and an innovative solution to an accidental discovery.

Sunday
Apr 23
12pm | 11c
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
Apr 27
3pm | 2c
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.

Thursday
Apr 27
4pm | 3c
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.

Thursday
Apr 27
5pm | 4c
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
Apr 27
6pm | 5c
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 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 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.

Thursday
Apr 27
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 5

Killer Bee Attack, Road Map Creation, Gas Mask

Don Wildman examines an iconic road sign that was part of a revolutionary plan to bring order to America's roads; a tiny bee specimen that unleashed madness; and a gas mask that was invented by a bold and pioneering man.

Thursday
Apr 27
10pm | 9c