More Mysteries

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 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 11, Episode 6

White House Water, Queen of the Mist and the Real Holy Grail

Don Wildman examines a string of mysterious deaths in the White House, a woman who took a pioneering plunge and an ancient chalice that could be the elusive Holy Grail.

Saturday
Apr 22
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
May 5
12am | 11c
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 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 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.

Sunday
Jun 11
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 6

The Infamous Jersey Devil, Tank Rampage

Host Don Wildman explores a plaster cast of hoof prints made by a mythic beast, a colossal war machine that once laid waste to an American city, and a presidential train car that remains shrouded in mystery.

Saturday
Jun 24
7am | 6c
Season 5, Episode 2

Strangers on a Train, Madame Tussaud, WD-40

At the Municipal Archives in New York City is a black and white negative containing an image of a deadly weapon used in a sinister plot of revenge. Just uptown in New York's Times Square sits the world famous Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, where the likeness of one revolutionary woman is on display. And on the grounds of the San Diego Air & Space Museum in California is a large missile that led to the creation of a product that's found in nearly every household in America.

Saturday
Jun 24
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 21

Chowchilla Kidnapping and Texas City Disaster

Don Wildman investigates how a school bus became involved in the largest kidnapping for ransom in US history, examines a deadly industrial accident, and seeks to unlock the mystery behind a handful of stones.

Sunday
Jun 25
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 11

The Conqueror's Curse, Play-Doh, Poe Murder

Host Don Wildman examines a dress worn by the star of an infamous Hollywood movie with a cursed past, a lump of gray clay that spawned one of America’s most iconic toys, and a faded brown document from a murder case that inspired a chilling literary classic.

Sunday
Jun 25
8am | 7c
Season 10, Episode 11

Flight of the Bell, Arsenic Soup Plot and Spring-Heeled Jack

Don Wildman examines a replica of America's most famous bell, inspects a photograph of a suspicious-looking chef and investigates an illustrated book depicting a devilish fiend.

Sunday
Jun 25
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Jun 25
10am | 9c
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.

Sunday
Jun 25
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 8

Shark Chaser, Haunted Harmony and 1,700-Foot Wave

Don Wildman showcases a piece of top-secret military equipment developed by the first celebrity chef, a ghost that terrorized a popular music venue and a father-son duo who rode the tallest wave in the world.

Sunday
Jun 25
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 5

Leopold and Loeb, U2 Spy, Chewing Gum

Don Wildman examines a revolutionary plow that sowed the seeds of a terrifying disaster, a primitive plane that challenges the history of flight and a deceptive coin that's designed to kill.

Thursday
Jun 29
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 9

Aaron Burr Conspiracy, How Gatsby Became Great, Lady with the Lamp

Don Wildman examines a coded letter, a classic novel, and a legendary lamp.

Thursday
Jun 29
1pm | 12c
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
Jun 29
2pm | 1c
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
Jun 29
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 7

Margery the Medium, Everest Ascent, The Pastor and the Choir Singer

Host Don Wildman investigates a strange wooden box used in a ritual, a weather beaten oxygen tank which tells of a daring ascent and the torn hat of a local pastor found at the scene of a crime.

Thursday
Jun 29
4pm | 3c