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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.

About the Show

Host Don Wildman unearths relics from the world's greatest institutions to reveal incredible secrets from the past. He examines each artifact to illuminate the hidden treasures at the heart of history's most incredible triumphs, sensational crimes and bizarre encounters. Through compelling interviews, rare archival footage and arresting re-creations, Don pursues extraordinary tales of intrigue and wonder.

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
Feb 23
9pm | 8c
Season 12, Episode 3

Death of the Ice Cream Blonde, Finding Nessie and World's Worst Opera Singer

Don Wildman examines the mysterious death of one of Hollywood's most beloved stars, the amazing discovery made during the search for Scotland's elusive Loch Ness Monster and a tone-deaf diva who improbably took center stage at Carnegie Hall.

Thursday
Mar 16
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 9

Civil War Prostitutes, Art Hoax and In Cold Blood

Don Wildman examines a glass vial filled with a silvery salve that was used to wage a battle against a medical nightmare, a colorful canvas that hides an artful truth and a boot that was worn during a notorious murder.

Sunday
Mar 26
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 5, Episode 9

Civil War Prostitutes, Art Hoax and In Cold Blood

Don Wildman examines a glass vial filled with a silvery salve that was used to wage a battle against a medical nightmare, a colorful canvas that hides an artful truth and a boot that was worn during a notorious murder.

Friday
May 12
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 4

The Dance That Seduced a City, Vanishing Lake, Mysterious Death of Bugsy Siegel

At the Chicago History Museum, a pair of ostrich-feather fans tells of a risque dancer who scandalized the Chicago's World Fair. At the Joseph Jefferson Mansion and Gardens on Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, an antique urn is one of few relics to survive a terrifying earth-shaking disaster. And at the Los Angeles Police Museum, twisted bullet fragments are all that remain of a notorious gangster's brutal slaying that remains shrouded in mystery.

Sunday
May 14
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 6

The Legend of William Tell, The President's Daughter, The Chomp-Chomp Game

Don Wildman examines a crossbow linked to a legendary marksman, inspects a tell-all memoir that created a national scandal and investigates a quirky arcade game that became an astounding hit.

Thursday
May 18
6pm | 5c
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.

Friday
Jun 2
2am | 1c
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.

Sunday
Jun 4
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Jul 21
3am | 2c
Season 13, Episode 4

King Neptune, Friday Night Bank Robber and Karluk's Last Voyage

Don Wildman examines a patriotic pig that helped fund World War II, a man's trek to rescue his crew during an brutal Arctic expedition and two activists who risked their lives to take down a superpower and save the whales.

Sunday
Jul 23
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Sep 17
9am | 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.

Saturday
Sep 23
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 20

Cloaked in Secrecy

Don Wildman inspects an ordinary uniform that played a surprising role in an infamous psychology experiment, a simple fabric swatch that ushered a colorful new era into the world of fashion and a pair of running shoes worn by an extraordinary athlete seeking Olympic redemption.

Thursday
Sep 28
9am | 8c
Season 0, Episode 22

Secrets of Chicago

Host Don Wildman examines a pair of ostrich feathers which sparked a salacious controversy during Chicago's 1933 World's Fair, an infamous animal skull at Chicago's Field Museum and a prison cell that harbored nightly terrors for Chicago's most infamous mobster.

Thursday
Sep 28
10am | 9c
Season 0, Episode 42

Hoaxes

Don Wildman investigates a culinary caper that fooled the world, a legendary radio broadcast from outer space and a car that promised an automotive revolution.

Thursday
Sep 28
11am | 10c
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.

Thursday
Sep 28
3pm | 2c
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
Sep 28
4pm | 3c
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
Sep 28
5pm | 4c
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
Sep 28
6pm | 5c
Season 16, Episode 7

Dewey Defeats Truman, the Real Jekyll and Hyde and Sunken Steamship Treasure

Don Wildman examines how an iconic headline came to be, the real-life inspiration for a literary villain and the search for millions of dollars of sunken treasure.

Thursday
Sep 28
7pm | 6c
Season 16, Episode 3

Miss Unsinkable, Crop Circles and Detective Goodwin

Don Wildman investigates a Titanic survivor plagued by disaster, the cause of mysterious crop circles in England and the case that created the first NYPD female detective.

Thursday
Sep 28
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 10

Rikers Island Rescue, She Sells Sea Shells and Weathering the War

Don Wildman examines a well-worn fire hose connected to an astonishing tale of unlikely heroes, fossilized remains found by a young paleontologist who inspired an iconic tongue twister and an unusual vehicle used in the D-Day invasion.

Thursday
Sep 28
9pm | 8c
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.

Thursday
Sep 28
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 3

The First Super Computer, Flying Under Fire and Dighton Rock

Don Wildman examines a boulder covered in strange carvings that could turn American history on its head, a sword belonging to an explorer accused of treason and the marble bust of a great leader who tried to untangle an ancient puzzle.

Thursday
Sep 28
11pm | 10c
Season 16, Episode 10

Rikers Island Rescue, She Sells Sea Shells and Weathering the War

Don Wildman examines a well-worn fire hose connected to an astonishing tale of unlikely heroes, fossilized remains found by a young paleontologist who inspired an iconic tongue twister and an unusual vehicle used in the D-Day invasion.

Friday
Sep 29
12am | 11c