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.
- 1. Evil PlacesJuly 18, 201942minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishDeadly forests. Haunted houses. Mountains where visitors never return alive. Are there such things as evil places? And if so, is it possible these locations are imbued with dark energy that is currently beyond our understanding?
- 2. Mysterious StructuresMay 31, 202142minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishFor centuries, archaeologists have tried to unravel the mysteries of how -- and why -- certain incredible structures like the Great Pyramid at Giza, the staircase at Loretto Chapel and Coral Castle were built. Will we ever find the answers?
- 3. Strange CreaturesMay 31, 202142minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishMillions of people around the world claim to have had an encounter with a creature unlike any recognized by mainstream science -- such as the Mothman, Chupacabra and Mongolian Death Worm. Could these incredible creatures be real?
- 4. Unnatural NatureMay 31, 202142minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishHow was Devil's Tower formed? Why do some people get struck by lightning multiple times? While some may write these off as random occurrences, might they instead point to a new understanding of not only our planet's past but also its future?
- 5. Bizarre RitualsMay 31, 202142minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAncient practices such as prayer, voodoo and exorcism are often thought to be relics of bygone superstition, but there is evidence they have an impact on the physical world. Is it possible to use the power of ritual to tap into hidden forces?
- 6. Life Beyond DeathAugust 22, 201942minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishPerhaps the greatest unexplained mystery of all is: what happens to us after we die? Perhaps clues to the answer lie in unusual cases of near-death experience, reincarnation and how memories can be passed from organ donors to transplant recipients.
- 7. Mysteries of the MindAugust 29, 201942minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishEven after centuries of study, the human mind remains as inscrutable as ever. Could the quintessential human machine -- the brain -- be even more powerful than we realize?
- 8. Incredible SurvivorsMay 31, 202142minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishHow do some people live through the impossible? Whether it's plane crashes, bearing freezing temperatures or performing superhuman feats while in danger -- remarkable tales of human survival force us to reconsider what we know about our own will to live.
- 9. The Oak Island CurseFebruary 28, 202042minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishFor more than 200 years, men have been coming to Oak Island in search of treasure that has so far eluded them, and has even cost them their lives. Could it be that, as legend suggests, the treasure is protected by a deadly curse?
- 10. Dark PropheciesMarch 6, 202042minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishModern prophets. Catastrophic premonitions. Dreams of future crimes. Can people really predict the future? And if so, can we harness this knowledge to avoid the deadly events waiting in the days to come?
- 11. Lost CivilizationsMay 31, 202142minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAbandoned cities. Ancient cultures nearly erased by time. And colossal empires that simply vanished without a trace. How does a civilization become lost? And what could cause once-thriving groups of people to just abandon their great cities?
- 12. Deadly CultsMay 31, 202142minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishDeadly dances. Masters of manipulation. Mass suicides. Many of the world's deadliest cults ventured down dark, dangerous rabbit holes of twisted ideologies, persuading their members to kill. Is there any sense to these sinister groups?
- 13. Extreme Weather MysteriesMarch 27, 202042minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishOur world is full of strange and mysterious weather phenomena that we still have no explanation for. Is it a result of just simple scientific anomalies, or could there be a stranger, more spiritual force at work?
- 14. Mysterious StonesApril 10, 202042minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishMany have insisted that simple stones can do everything from choosing a king to causing death. So, what is it about rocks and stones that inspires some people to worship them?
- 15. Vampires and WerewolvesApril 17, 202042minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishVampires and werewolves have lurked in our nightmares for centuries. But could these grotesque creatures of the night actually be real?
- 16. Amazing Animal AbilitiesMay 31, 202142minTV-PGSubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishA dog that can detect cancer faster than doctors. A horse that can read your mind. Birds that can sense disaster. What gives animals these extraordinary powers? We like to think of ourselves as the peak of evolution -- but what if we're wrong?
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