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Leonard Nimoy hosted this quasi-documentary television show which portrayed unusual natural phenomena and 'investigated' the paranormal. Its style of interspersing 'talking heads' with sensationalistic video segments may have been the forerunner of 'info-tainment.'


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S01E01 Other Voices 00/00/0000 This episode explores the world of plants and their ability to communicate. Can they communicate? Do plants communicate with each other? Can we communicate with them? Do our actions influence their abilities to grow, thrive, and reproduce? Can they read our thoughts and do our actions, moods, and feelings influence them? Various researchers discuss their research, discoveries, and ideas concerning our relationship with the plants around us, how they are influenced by us, and how they influence us.
S01E02 Strange Visitors (aka Oracle Chamber) 00/00/0000 In this episode we investigate New Hampshire's Mystery Hill and the ""Oracle Chamber."" Was this site, as some believe, built by ancient Phoenicians, who traveled to America in the dim past, thousands of years ago? Or is it an elaborate hoax? Scientists and Archaeologists discuss their views and their theories on what the ruins may mean and who might have built them. Some of the stones seem to indicate their use was to track the solstices, equinoxes, and other celestial events. Some experts even believe that aliens may have been responsible for the site while others attribute it to Native Americans.
S01E03 Ancient Aviators (aka Ancient Flight) 00/00/0000 In this episode we investigate the mysterious markings on the plains of Nazca in Peru. What are these mysterious markings and who made them and why? Were they an ancient landing field for aliens? The signs and symbols of various birds and insects are only discernibly from the air. How then could the ancient Nazca's made them unless they had an aerial view in which to work them out. What are the mysterious arrow straight lines that seem to lead nowhere and why are they there? These and other strange markings in the area make us wonder who made them and why? Were they man made or did someone else put them there?
S01E04 The Bermuda Triangle 00/00/0000 This episode investigates the mysterious Bermuda Triangle, that expanse of the Atlantic bounded by Miami, the Bahamas, and Puerto Rico. An area where ships and planes routinely disappear without a trace. An area filed with strange phenomenon, mysterious fogs, mists, erroneous compass readings, strange lights, and time warps. A place where these disappearances date from the time of Christopher Columbus. Believers and skeptics, eyewitness and scientists all give there views and theories on what is going on in that strange part of the Atlantic Ocean.
S01E05 Bigfoot 00/00/0000 This episode investigates the Native American Legend of Bigfoot or ""Sasquatch"" as the Native Americans call it. A large, hairy beast, resembling a man. Scientists and Cryptozoologist discuss the possibility that this creature may inhabit the thousands of square miles of uninhabited timberland in the American Northwest. The legend of Bigfoot dates back may centuries and sightings have been reported continuously since before the white man came to this region of America and they continue today. Archival footage of a suspected Bigfoot is shown and discussed with both witnesses and scientists evaluating the film.
S01E06 Killer Bees 00/00/0000 In this episode, the advance of Killer Bees, originally imported to South America from Africa, and their march northward into Central America, Mexico, and their eventual expected entry into the United States is investigated. We look at what these bees have done and their impact on Brazil, and other areas into which they have moved. The deadly threat they pose to humans and animals when disturbed, their interbreeding with domestic bees, and their possible impact on the U.S. if their advance is not stopped before they reach America. This is one of the episodes that is a bit dated since killer bees have now invaded the United States and have been responsible for the deaths of several humans and animals.
S01E07 Earthquakes 00/00/0000 In this episode we investigate earthquakes, the natural phenomenon caused by movements in the earth's crust. Various approaches and efforts in earthquake prediction are covered as well as discussion of earthquakes around the world. Faults, cracks in the earth's crust, where earthquakes happen frequently are shown as well as footage from earthquakes around the world. The forces exerted by earthquakes and how man is powerless to stop them. The famous Californian San Andreas Fault is covered in detail as well as new methods that are hoped will enable scientist to for tell a quake before it occurs.
S01E08 The Mummy's Curse 00/00/0000 In this episode we investigate the ""Mummy's Curse"" or the supposed curse that struck the members of the Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter expedition that discovered and then entered the tomb of Egyptian King Tutankhamen in 1922. The validity of this curse is investigated to see if it was responsible for the several mysterious deaths, including that of Lord Carnarvon himself. Was there a real curse on the tomb or was the events that happened merely a strange mix of ancient mold and coincidence? Did the boy king reach out from the grave to punish the intruders who disturbed his eternal rest and his journey to the afterlife or did he?
S01E09 Martians 00/00/0000 This episode investigates the possibility of life on the planet Mars. Does it exist and/or did it ever exist on the Red Planet? The show not only discusses the possibility of intelligent life on Mars but on that of plants and other forms of life. The changes that have taken place to the planet over the eons and the possibility that the same fate could await Earth. Footage from various observatories of the planet are shown and scientists discuss the past and future exploration of our neighbor in space.
S01E10 Atlantis 00/00/0000 This episode investigates Atlantis, the legendary island that was supposed to have existed ""beyond the Pillars of Hercules"" (Straits of Gibraltar) and whether or not it really every existed. Plato's dialog on Atlantis is discussed as well as the possible locations of Atlantis. Was it near the Bahamas, was it in the Mediterranean itself, or was it the ancient island of Santorine, that was blown into oblivion by a volcanic eruption? Scientist discuss underwater archeology of the region and that of the Bahamas and historians debate the historical accuracy and validity of Plato's dialog on the legendary island.
S01E11 Psychic Detectives 00/00/0000 In ""Psychic Detectives"" we investigate E.S.P. (Extrasensory Perception) and its possible uses in law enforcement in both the apprehension of criminals to its use to help solve cases. A noted psychic, who has helped law enforcement agencies in the past, discusses how she helped in several criminal investigations. Also, a detective squad that has been trained in not only E.S.P. but telepathy and the use of Out-of-Body Experiences (OBE), dreams, and other forms of psychic methods is detailed. Is this the new form of criminal investigation, or is it too sporadic and unreliable to be of value to law enforcement?
S01E12 A Call from Space 00/00/0000 In the episode ""Call from Space"" we investigate the varied methods in use to communicate with life in outer space. Covered are the methods used, the rationale for wanting to communicate, as well as the various levels of communication. What would it be like to talk to another intelligent race from space. Could we converse on their level or would talking to them be like us talking to a garden slug? Have we had messages already and if so, what are we doing about them? What language or code do we use and how do we know if the one we are using is the right one? And, have they been trying to reach us?
S01E13 Learning ESP 00/00/0000 This episode explores Extra-Sensory Perception or ESP. Does ESP exist and can if be taught and learned? It is a trait that we all used to have, before language took its place? Is it a gift that only a few have? These and other questions are discussed as well as the work being done by laboratories and scientist around the world. Is ESP real and can it be of value? A study being performed at the University of California, Davis is looked at in detail and both believers and non-believers weigh in on the subject.
S01E14 Nazi Plunder 00/00/0000 In this episode we investigate the possibility that items stolen by the Nazi's during World War II worth billions of dollars lie hidden somewhere, still waiting to be found. Documentation of the well know theft of treasures from around Europe to be used in Hitler's new capital that would be in Linz, Austria is presented. To this end, thousands of art works, paintings, statues, etc. as well as gold and currency, were taken and hidden by the Nazi's during the war. Some of these items have been discovered. Many remain missing. Discussed are where the items may be hidden, the impact this loss has on our culture, and the chances that some of it will ever be recovered.
S01E15 Amelia Earhart 00/00/0000 This episode investigates the life and mysterious death of Amelia Earhart, one of the most famous women aviators who disappeared while trying to become the first woman to fly around the world. After compiling records as the first woman to solo across the Atlantic, the first woman to fly across the United States, and from Hawaii to California, she set her sights on a trip around the world. Tragically, she disappeared, along with her navigator, Fred Noonan, on one of the last legs of her flight, in the South Pacific, somewhere near her destination of Howland Island. Or did she? Theories abound that she was really a spy for the U.S. and was on a spy mission of Japanese bases and the build up leading to World War II. Others say she was just as she appeared, a woman aviator trying to be the first woman to fly around the world, and died in the effort. Others claim there is evidence that she was captured and killed by the Japanese as a spy. Strange and mysterious occurrences along the
S01E16 Dracula 00/00/0000 In this episode we investigate Dracula, the fictional character from Bram Stoker's novel. But was there a real Dracula? Was this character based on a real person? The life of Vlad ""The Impaler"", the Romanian Count who lived in the Transylvania's during the 18th century must have surely been the model for Bram Stoker's Count Dracula. The Order of Dracul, the meaning of the word Dracula is included, as well as the presence today of the ruins of Vlad's castle. Local legends and historical evidence is reviewed.
S01E17 The Easter Island Massacre 00/00/0000 This episodes explores the mystery of the Moi of Easter Island, who might have build these giant statues and even more mysteriously, why were some of them mutilated and destroyed. Easter Island, first discovered by Dutch travelers on Easter Sunday, 1722, took it's name from this event. However, the Dutch nor anyone since has been able to determine who or why these giant statues were mutilated and/or destroyed. Many have been found partially hued out of the rock, still lying there, half finished. Archaeolgist give their views on how and why this destruction took place and what caused it.
S01E18 Ghosts 00/00/0000
S01E19 Life After Death (aka Near Death Experiences) 00/00/0000
S01E20 The Loch Ness Monster 00/00/0000
S01E21 UFOs 00/00/0000
S01E22 Voodoo 00/00/0000
S01E23 Inca Treasures 00/00/0000
S01E24 The Magic of Stonehenge 00/00/0000 The mysteries of Stonehenge, a circular arrangement of prehistoric megaliths and lintels in southwestern England are investigated.
S02E01 The Lost Dutchman Mine (aka Mother Lode) 00/00/0000
S02E02 The Man Who Would Not Die 00/00/0000
S02E03 Firewalkers 00/00/0000
S02E04 Mayan Mysteries 07/01/1978 The Mayans of Mexico carved an advanced civilization out of the jungles, then disappeared. Where did they come from? Where did they go?
S02E05 Astrology 00/00/0000
S02E06 Michael Rockefeller 00/00/0000
S02E07 Hurricanes 00/00/0000
S02E08 The Ogopogo Monster 00/00/0000
S02E09 Pyramid Secrets 00/00/0000
S02E10 Dead Sea Scrolls 00/00/0000
S02E11 Reincarnation 00/00/0000
S02E12 The Shark Worshippers 00/00/0000
S02E13 Anastasia 00/00/0000
S02E14 The Secrets of Life 00/00/0000
S02E15 Immortality 00/00/0000
S02E16 The Swamp Monster 00/00/0000
S02E17 Hypnosis 00/00/0000
S02E18 Troy 00/00/0000
S02E19 Witch Doctors 00/00/0000
S02E20 Haunted Castles 00/00/0000
S02E21 Butch Cassidy 00/00/0000
S02E22 Deadly Ants 00/00/0000
S02E23 The Coming Ice Age 00/00/0000
S02E24 The Garden of Eden 00/00/0000
S03E01 UFO Captives 00/00/0000
S03E02 Tornadoes 00/00/0000
S03E03 Cloning 00/00/0000
S03E04 Water Seekers (aka Dowsing) 00/00/0000
S03E05 Jack the Ripper 00/00/0000 An investigative report on the unsolved mystery of London's notorious serial killer. The episode reveals the killer's connection with contemporary media and the possible involvement with the Masons. Various identities are suggested as being that of the killer, including a duke who was second in line to the British throne.
S03E06 Cryogenics 00/00/0000
S03E07 Siberian Fireball 00/00/0000
S03E08 The Great Lakes Triangle 00/00/0000
S03E09 Monster Hunters (aka Sasquatch) 00/00/0000
S03E10 Bermuda Triangle Pirates 00/00/0000 Explores the possibility that modern pirates involved in drug smuggling may be a factor in the disappearances of luxury yachts in the Bermuda Triangle off Florida. Scenes are dramatized involving the takeover of ships by pirates.
S03E11 Indian Astronomers (aka Mayan Legacy) 00/00/0000
S03E12 Sherlock Holmes 00/00/0000
S03E13 Lost Vikings 00/00/0000
S03E14 Dreams and Nightmares 00/00/0000
S03E15 Animal ESP 00/00/0000
S03E16 The Money Pit Mystery (aka Captain Kidd) 00/00/0000
S03E17 Psychic Sea Hunt 00/00/0000
S03E18 The Angel of Death (aka Joseph Mengele) 00/00/0000
S03E19 Noah's Flood 00/00/0000
S03E20 The Diamond Curse 00/00/0000
S03E21 Ghostly Stakeout 00/00/0000
S03E22 Brain Power 00/00/0000
S03E23 Sodom & Gomorrah 00/00/0000
S03E24 King Tut 00/00/0000
S04E01 Tidal Waves 00/00/0000
S04E02 Carlos, the Most Wanted Man in the World 00/00/0000
S04E03 The Amityville Horror 00/00/0000
S04E04 UFO Australia 00/00/0000
S04E05 Immortal Sharks 00/00/0000
S04E06 The Lost Colony of Roanoke 00/00/0000
S04E07 The Shroud of Turin 00/00/0000
S04E08 Mexican Pyramids 00/00/0000
S04E09 The Abominable Snowman 00/00/0000
S04E10 Pompeii 00/00/0000
S04E11 D.B. Cooper 00/00/0000 Follows the incredible hijacking commited by D.B. Cooper, who parachuted out of an airplane with the ransom money and was never seen again. It offers some evidence about Cooper's possible fate.
S04E12 The Ten Commandments (aka Mount Sinai) 00/00/0000
S04E13 The Dark Star (aka The Dogons) 00/00/0000
S04E14 The San Andreas Fault 00/00/0000
S04E15 The Missing Heir 00/00/0000
S04E16 Vincent Van Gogh 00/00/0000
S04E17 Wild Children 00/00/0000 Several alleged historical cases are examined of children who became lost and were raised in the wild by animals.
S04E18 The Ghost Ship (aka Mary Celeste) 00/00/0000
S04E19 Earth Visitors 00/00/0000
S04E20 John the Baptist 00/00/0000
S04E21 Air Disaster Prediction 00/00/0000 In this episode, In Search Of investigates the possibility of predictions of airplane disasters. Did an ordinary citizen predict the 1979 crash of American Airlines Flight 191 in Chicago? Did another citizen foresee the 1978 collision between a Pacific Southwest Airlines 727 and a small plane? Can such predictions be used to prevent other diasters?
S04E22 The Bimini Wall 00/00/0000
S04E23 Glenn Miller 00/00/0000
S04E24 Past Lives 00/00/0000
S05E01 UFO Coverups 00/00/0000
S05E02 Faith Healing 00/00/0000
S05E03 Lee Harvey Oswald 00/00/0000
S05E04 Daredevil Death Wish 00/00/0000
S05E05 Life After Life 18/10/1980 The stories of people who claim they have had after-life experiences and say they no longer fear death.
S05E06 Moon Madness 00/00/0000
S05E07 Dangerous Volcanoes 00/00/0000
S05E08 The Lindbergh Kidnapping 00/00/0000
S05E09 Acupuncture 00/00/0000
S05E10 Jimmy Hoffa 00/00/0000 Jimmy Hoffa was the president of the powerful Teamsters' Union. He only cared about himself. He fought to the top, but eventually got killed, although his body was never found.
S05E11 Fountain of Youth 00/00/0000
S05E12 Laugh Therapy 00/00/0000
S05E13 Salem Witches 00/00/0000
S05E14 Super Children 00/00/0000
S05E15 The Great Wall of China 00/00/0000
S05E16 The Castle of Secrets (aka Coral Castle) 00/00/0000
S05E17 Great Lovers 00/00/0000
S05E18 The Holy Grail 00/00/0000
S05E19 The Death of Marilyn Monroe 00/00/0000
S05E20 Chinese Explorers 00/00/0000
S05E21 The Hindenburg Mystery 00/00/0000
S05E22 The End of the World 00/00/0000
S05E23 The Lusitania 00/00/0000
S05E24 Sun Worshippers 00/00/0000
S06E01 Jesse James 00/00/0000
S06E02 Biofeedback 00/00/0000
S06E03 Ghosts in Photography 00/00/0000
S06E04 M.I.A.'s 00/00/0000
S06E05 The Elephant Man 00/00/0000
S06E06 The Lincoln Conspiracy 00/00/0000
S06E07 Jim Jones 00/00/0000
S06E08 King Solomon's Mines 00/00/0000
S06E09 The Tower of London Murders 00/00/0000
S06E10 The Aztec Conquest 00/00/0000
S06E11 Houdini's Secrets 00/00/0000
S06E12 Hiroshima Survivors 00/00/0000
S06E13 The Titanic 00/00/0000
S06E14 Future Life 00/00/0000
S06E15 Nostradamus 00/00/0000
S06E16 Spirit Voices 00/00/0000
S06E17 The Human Aura 00/00/0000
S06E18 The Missing Link 00/00/0000
S06E19 Time & Space Travel 00/00/0000
S06E20 Eva Braun 00/00/0000
S06E21 The Walls of Jericho 00/00/0000
S06E22 Bishop Pike 00/00/0000
S06E23 The Ultimate Disaster 00/00/0000
S06E24 Life Before Birth 00/00/0000

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