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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 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 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 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.

Friday
Mar 24
1am | 12c
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 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 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 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 11

Life Saving Kiss, Heist of the Century, Lorenzo's Oil

Host Don Wildman examines the beguiling cast of a woman who helped save thousands of lives after her death, a surfboard that speaks to one of the nation's most notorious capers, and a mysterious plant that offered unlikely hope to a family during their darkest hour.

Sunday
May 7
10am | 9c
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 11
9pm | 8c
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 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