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The UnXplained

2022TV-14
William Shatner explores the world's most fascinating, strange and inexplicable mysteries. Scientists, historians and witnesses provide compelling insight on how the seemingly impossible can actually happen.
Starring
William Shatner
Genres
Unscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. The Greatest Escapes
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Some of history's greatest tales are stories of escape, the most incredible of which defy explanation. Are there strange forces these escapees draw upon to beat the odds? Or will the secrets of how they cheated captivity remain UnXplained?
  2. 2. Superhuman Senses
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Our five senses construct the reality of the world around us. But what happens when one or more senses is heightened, changed or taken away? Do we have limitless sensory potential, and is it possible we have a mysterious sixth sense?
  3. 3. Mysterious Curses
    January 31, 2022
    42min
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Throughout history, many have believed that certain places, things or even people can be tainted with dark curses. But can these mysterious curses really have the power to bring us harm?
  4. 4. The Truth About UFOs
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    For decades, the debate has raged as to what exactly UFOs are. The most controversial theory is that they are spacecraft piloted by extraterrestrial beings. Could it be true? And if so, how much does the government know about these spacecraft and aliens?
  5. 5. The Underground World
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Despite all of our modern technology, there is much that we still don't know about what lies beneath our feet, deep underground. What is at the center of the Earth? Could there be a hollow environment? How much of mankind's history was underground?
  6. 6. Leading Double Lives
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Stories of those who lead double lives are both daring and baffling. When does the line between impersonation and transformation get blurred? Is it possible that by pretending to be someone else, a person can actually become that person?
  7. 7. Mysteries of the Bible
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
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    English
    The Bible is inarguably the most important historical text ever written. What is it about the Bible that continues to fascinate and compel us? Could its true nature have been lost or misinterpreted--or as some suspect, deliberately concealed--over time?
  8. 8. Mysterious Mummies
    January 31, 2022
    42min
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    English [CC]
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    English
    For centuries, Mankind has had an inexplicable fascination with preserving the dead. But why? Are we simply too attached to the living to let them go? Or could it be that death isn't really the end, but rather a transition to a new beginning?
  9. 9. Secrets of America's Monuments
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Why is it that America's greatest monuments continue to enthrall us decades -- and sometimes centuries -- after their creation? And perhaps more importantly, what closely guarded secrets may their implacable facades be hiding?
  10. 10. The Search for Atlantis
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
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    English [CC]
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    English
    According to the Greek philosopher Plato, the lost continent of Atlantis was once home to an advanced civilization before it was destroyed in a cataclysm. But was his story merely a myth? Or will Atlantis finally be rediscovered using modern technology?
  11. 11. Extraordinary Engineering
    January 31, 2022
    42min
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    English
    For centuries, humankind has been compelled to build remarkable structures that are much more than simple places of shelter or work. What compels us to create these extraordinary works of engineering that are bigger and grander than ourselves?
  12. 12. The Power of Gold
    January 31, 2022
    42min
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Gold. It's one of the most valuable precious metals on the planet. But what is the special power that gold wields over our collective consciousness? Is it merely because it's rare and valuable, or could it be something more than that?
  13. 13. The Truth About Bigfoot
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    For centuries, legends and eyewitness accounts have told of a massive, hairy creature that roams the forest on two legs. But does Bigfoot actually exist?
  14. 14. Bizarre Vanishings
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    Stories of mysterious disappearances are as compelling as they are confounding. Can these bizarre vanishings be chalked up to tragic accidents or bad luck? Or are unknown forces at play?
  15. 15. Serial Killers
    January 31, 2022
    42min
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    English [CC]
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    English
    The total disregard for life exhibited by serial killers shocks our sense of humanity. How could human beings be capable of these horrific atrocities? And what causes such a murderous defect in the human psyche?
  16. 16. The Mystery of Plagues
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    On March 11th, 2020, WHO declared that the outbreak of the lethal Coronavirus had become a worldwide pandemic. We examine some of the most devastating plagues in human history and the scientific advances to combat these deadly diseases.
  17. 17. Mysteries of the Moon
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    For centuries, humanity has looked up at the Moon with a sense of wonder. But is the Moon just a rock floating in space? Or could it hold profound secrets -- and perhaps even possess incredible powers?
  18. 18. Outrageous Robberies
    January 31, 2022
    42min
    TV-PG
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    English [CC]
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    English
    What motivates someone to steal? Is it just for the money, or could a criminal have other reasons for pulling off a particularly daring robbery?

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William Shatner