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Peel back the layers of history with hosts Don Wildman and Eric Geller, as they explore underneath the cities of the world to find the hidden engineering feats and dark histories buried beneath. Travel though a maze of tunnels, hidden water supplies, hideouts, and tombs lost to time.


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S01E01 Scotland's Sin City 23/04/2007 Travel beneath the streets of Edinburgh and discover what has been forgotten, including the remains of body snatchers and outlaw distilleries.
S01E02 Hitler's Underground Lair 30/04/2007 Go beneath the streets of Berlin and unearth the remains of the Nazi bunkers.
S01E03 Rome's Hidden Empire 07/05/2007 Discovering what life was like during Nero's tyranny and Augustus' reforms; host Eric Geller.
S01E04 Catacombs of Death 14/05/2007 Snaking quarries, hidden catacombs and mushroom-harvesting tunnels lie beneath the city of Paris.
S01E05 City of Caves: Budapest, Hungary 21/05/2007 Explore the caves beneath the city of Budapest, Hungary.
S01E06 New York 04/06/2007 Explore beneath New York City, a living, breathing complex of engineering, history and secrets that could only exist in America's largest city.
S01E07 London's Lost Cities: London, England 11/06/2007 For thousands of years London has been among the most powerful cities in the world, below the busy streets and marketplaces another city hides--a city of Roman baths, secret crypts, lost rivers, indestructible bunkers that could hold up to 8,000 people, Winston Churchill's hidden war-rooms; host Eric Geller.
S01E08 Beneath Vesuvius 18/06/2007 Naples, Italy narrowly escaped meeting the same fate as its neighboring city, Pompeii in 79 AD when Mount Vesuvius wiped out everything around it. The wind saved Naples that day, but life in the shadow of this massive volcano is unlike any other--and so is its underground.
S01E09 Freemason Underground 25/06/2007 Discover the fascinating and unknown history that lies below major cities around the world today. Explore these layers, which are often hundreds of feet deep. Discover everything form dank dungeons to underground shipwrecks that have been lost for centuries.
S01E10 Dracula's Underground: Bucharest, Romania 09/07/2007 Visit the city of Bucharest, Romania and learn about its most famous citizen, Vlad the Impaler, more commonly known as Dracula. Travel underground as secret prisons, caves and dungeons are revealed. Only through the bleak subterranean stretches can one come face-to-face with the truth about this infamous Romanian ruler.
S01E11 Secret Pagan Underground 16/07/2007 4000 years ago, a mysterious pagan society called the Hittites dug deep into the soft volcanic rock to carve out an intricate underworld. But after almost 800 years of rule, the Hittite Empire vanished without a trace. Where did their people go and what clues have they left behind in their complex subterranean world?
S01E12 Underground Bootleggers 23/07/2007 100 years ago Portland, Oregon was a city full of vice, considered the most dangerous port in the world. It was a place where you could get drugs or booze or wake up trapped in a cell beneath the earth.
S01E13 Rome: The Rise 30/07/2007 What was the secret to the success of ancient Rome? Aqueducts, underground neighborhoods and one of the oldest sewer systems reveal many secrets. The largest and most influential empire in history leaves clues to her greatness under nearly every street.
S02E01 Underground Apocalypse 28/01/2008 For billions across the globe, Jerusalem is considered ground zero for Armageddon. While most of the world's population considers it a holy land, it's also one of the bloodiest cities the world has ever known. From a hidden occult city built by the Knights Templar to the hiding place for the Dead Sea Scrolls, the evidence of the apocalypse is buried all over the holy city.
S02E02 Vietnam 04/02/2008 See a Vietnam that you've never seen before. During the Vietnam War the media flooded the world with images of soldiers and jungles. What wasn't seen were the tunnels, caves and passageways.
S02E03 A-Bomb Underground 11/02/2008 Tokyo, Japan is a city straight out of the future, above ground and below. Go beneath the busy streets to see the latest technology that will save the city from the many natural disasters ready to strike. From there go back in time to World War II to see how Hiroshima's underground offered protection from the most powerful bombs.
S02E04 Viking Underground 25/02/2008 Dublin, Ireland is much more than a city full of pubs and pints. Burial tombs, defense tunnels, and mysterious burial crypts line the underground below the rolling hills.
S02E05 Hitler's Last Secret 03/03/2008 Prague is a city cloaked in mystery, with an underground to match. Medieval castles line the streets & dark dungeons lie deep below them. From quarries where Hitler may have stored his secret weapons to mines that doubled as Communist slave camps, Prague has surprising stories to tell.
S02E06 Maya Underground 10/03/2008 Visit the center of Mayan civilization. Hundreds of ruins scatter the landscape & reveal clues to bloody rituals, advanced architecture & belief in an unforgiving underworld of Mayan gods.
S02E07 Mob Underground 17/03/2008 Chicago was once a playground for mobsters and corrupt politicians. It wouldn't be the third largest city in the U.S. today if it weren't for the shady dealings that went on just beneath its streets.
S02E08 Prophecies from Below 24/03/2008 The ancient world was shaped by people who believed they foresaw the will of God. Jerusalem is at the heart of all their fiery prophecies. From bloody wars to the birth of saviors, Jerusalem has been at the center of prophetic revelations.
S02E09 New York: Secret Societies 31/03/2008 New York City is the biggest city in the country, but it's got some dark secrets. Founded by covert groups, overrun with gangs and mob bosses, and ruled by secret societies, this is the true foundation of the city that never sleeps.
S02E10 Washington D.C.: Seat of Power 15/04/2008 A look underneath Washington D.C., including the national defense and the areas which have been created which are intended to keep the country safe from wars and natural disasters. Included is a look at secret bunkers and the world created below the Capital Mall.
S02E11 Stalin's Secret Lair 22/04/2008 A look at the underground of Moscow, including the areas relating to the Cold War and Stalin's ruthless reign. Includes a glimpse of hidden bunkers, escape tunnels used to hide from Stalin's henchmen.
S02E12 Katrina Underground 29/04/2008 The New Orleans underground after Hurricane Katrina
S02E13 Secret Soviet Bases 05/05/2008 Deep within the former Soviet Union lays a classified, subterranean world of Cold War secrets.
S03E01 City of Blood: London, England 26/10/2008 The third-season opener explores Victorian-era London, when hard times forced many to take extreme measures to procure food and shelter.
S03E02 Tunnels of Hell 02/11/2008 Exploring the Japanese island of Okinawa and its complex system of subterranean tunnels, caves and bunkers that was used during World War II.
S03E03 Real Mafia Underground 09/11/2008 Underground Sicily and the origins of the Mafia are explored. Included: the escape route of a mob boss; a bone crypt; and bunkers used during World War II by the Axis powers.
S03E04 Secret Sin City: Las Vegas, USA 16/11/2008 Underground Las Vegas is explored. Included: secret surveillance centers for casinos; underground vaults; and tunnels used during the Prohibition era.
S03E05 Hitler's Trenches 23/11/2008 Underground Belgium is explored, focusing on the trenches and tunnels of World War I.
S03E06 Barbarian's Lair 01/12/2008 Exploring life beneath the streets in Europe after the fall of the Roman Empire.
S03E07 Land of Manson 07/12/2008 Underground Los Angeles is explored. Included: Charles Manson's subterranean hideaways; tunnels used by corrupt cops; the subway system; and military bunkers.
S03E08 Gladiators: Blood Sport 15/12/2008 Ancient Rome is explored, focusing on places associated with gladiators, including the Colosseum, brothels and crypts. Also: a school where gladiators learned how to fight and survive.
S03E09 Secret Holy Land 22/12/2008 Underground Ethiopia is explored. Included: tombs of emperors; subterranean cathedrals; and the palace of the Queen of Sheba. Also: theories regarding the possible resting place of the Ark of the Covenant.
S03E10 Under the Rock 12/01/2009 Underground San Francisco is explored. Included: an ammunitions depot; a former repository for nuclear missiles; Civil War fortifications beneath Alcatraz; and tunnels below Chinatown.
S03E11 Tomb of the Lost Mummies 26/01/2009 Underground Cairo is explored, focusing on ancient structures that have withstood time and countless invasions. Included: a step pyramid built a century before the Giza pyramids; and a tomb containing 2000-year-old mummies. Also examined: the Book of the Dead.
S03E12 Gods of War 02/02/2009 Underground Turkey is explored, focusing on the remnants from invasions and travelers on the trade routes. Included: the lore of the Trojan War.
S03E13 Alcatraz Down Under: Sydney, Australia 09/02/2009 Underground Sydney is explored. Included: a 19th-century prison; caves that were once home to fugitive outlaws; gold mines. Also: a secret World War II storage place for chemical weapons is toured by those who once worked there.
S00E01 Istanbul 02/03/2006 Journey beneath the streets of Istanbul and discover the hidden world left by the Romans, Byzantines and Ottomans.
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