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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 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 0, Episode 21

Trailblazers

Host Don Wildman examines an electric pen that proved to be a failure in the American office, a lawn chair that reached incredible heights and a dollhouse-like diorama whose horrid contents changed crime investigations forever.

Thursday
Mar 2
5pm | 4c
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
Mar 3
12am | 11c
Season 14, Episode 7

Smokey's on Fire, Hot Hunk Lands in Small Town and Napoleon's Sick Day

Don Wildman tells the story of a harness worn by a real-life Smokey the Bear, investigates the remnants of a space mass that landed in Wisconsin and uncovers the shocking truth behind Napoleon's downfall with an ornate saddle.

Friday
Mar 17
12am | 11c
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 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 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.

Friday
Apr 28
3am | 2c
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 18
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 32

Notorious New York

Host Don Wildman examines a black and white negative with a peculiar image that was part of a sinister plot, a homemade barrel used in an unprecedented and perilous stunt, and a curious handbill depicting crudely sketched scenes that is linked to a groundbreaking medical invention.

Thursday
Jun 15
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 7

Presidential Pet, Dairy Disaster and Covert Catalog

Don Wildman examines a letter written by a First Lady recalling a bizarre gift sent to the White House, a chef who saved the cheese industry from crumbling after an earthquake rocked Italy and a spy who went shopping for secret intelligence.

Thursday
Jun 15
9pm | 8c
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.

Friday
Jun 23
3am | 2c
Season 13, Episode 2

Cupid's Bullet, the Man Who Fooled Houdini and Snail Telegraph

Don Wildman examines a war-time surgery that was truly life or death, a magician that challenged the legendary Harry Houdini and a race to discover wireless communication that lead to a slimy invention.

Sunday
Jul 2
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 12

Patience Worth, Space Monkey, Absinthe

Don Wildman examines a set of books that contain a haunting tale told from beyond the grave, a primate involved in early space exploration, and a bottle of alcohol believed to compel drinkers to commit acts of violence.

Thursday
Jul 20
12pm | 11c
Season 7, Episode 10

Cherry Sisters, President's Cow, Birth of a Riot

Don Wildman examines a painted wooden sign that once advertised a vaudeville act so bad it was good; a famous cow's-milk can from the White House; and a program from one of the most polemic films of the 20th century.

Thursday
Jul 20
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 1

Swamp People, Walkie-Talkie Heist and Grant's Writing Water

Don Wildman examines an enigmatic canoe which unlocked the origins of a lost civilization, a miracle drug used by a Civil War hero in his last battle and a bust involved in a supernatural game of chess.

Thursday
Jul 20
2pm | 1c
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.

Thursday
Jul 20
3pm | 2c
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
Jul 20
4pm | 3c
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
Jul 20
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 7

Blonde Butcher, Charley Ross & Southern Sasquatch

Don Wildman investigates a handcrafted doll that is linked to one of the most memorable criminal cases of the 1930s, a glass bottle with a secret message, and a wire mesh screen that served as a window into a scary encounter.

Thursday
Jul 20
6pm | 5c
Season 15, Episode 10

Terrible Tommy, Airplane Abduction and the Great Blondin

Don Wildman showcases a pocket watch used by a ruthless gangster in 1920s Chicago, an aircraft that disappeared over Australia after encountering a UFO and the first daredevil to brave Niagara Falls.

Thursday
Jul 20
7pm | 6c
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
Jul 20
8pm | 7c
Season 15, Episode 12

Flatwoods Monster, Vanishing Bus and Hacking Death's Calculator

Don Wildman examines a ceramic figure connected to a bizarre sighting in West Virginia, a bus model at the center of a mysterious disappearance and a tabulating machine that serves as a reminder of how a bookkeeper saved more than 100,000 lives.

Thursday
Jul 20
9pm | 8c
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.

Thursday
Jul 20
11pm | 10c
Season 15, Episode 12

Flatwoods Monster, Vanishing Bus and Hacking Death's Calculator

Don Wildman examines a ceramic figure connected to a bizarre sighting in West Virginia, a bus model at the center of a mysterious disappearance and a tabulating machine that serves as a reminder of how a bookkeeper saved more than 100,000 lives.

Friday
Jul 21
12am | 11c
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.

Friday
Jul 21
2am | 1c