Brad Meltzer's Decoded

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  • 2010
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.2  (792)

Brad Meltzer's Decoded was a captivating television series that explored some of the most remarkable and perplexing mysteries of our time. Hosted by the New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer, the show delved into the world of conspiracy theories and unexplained phenomena, offering intriguing insights into some of the most compelling historical puzzles.

Over the course of its two-year run, Brad Meltzer's Decoded tackled a wide range of subjects, from the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart to the enigma of the White House's secret tunnels. With the help of a team of experts, including historian Buddy Levy and engineer Christine McKinley, Meltzer sought to uncover the truth behind these mysteries, separating fact from fiction and shedding light on some of the most enduring myths of our time.

One of the show's most popular episodes explored the legend of the Georgia Guidestones, a mysterious monument erected in the early 1980s that bears a series of cryptic inscriptions in multiple languages. With the help of experts in cryptography and architecture, Meltzer and his team sought to decode the hidden messages on the stones, revealing a shocking agenda that some believe may be tied to the Illuminati.

Another memorable episode tackled the legend of the Confederate Gold, a vast treasure trove that was reportedly hidden by the Confederate Army during the Civil War. With the help of metal detectors and ground-penetrating radar, Meltzer and his team searched for clues to the treasure's whereabouts, traveling to remote locations across the Southeastern United States and learning about the intricate codes and symbols that may have been used to mark its location.

Throughout the show, Meltzer brought a combination of wit, skepticism, and curiosity to his investigations, asking tough questions, challenging established narratives, and offering insights that challenged viewers to think critically about some of the most enduring mysteries of our time. His co-hosts were equally engaging, bringing their own unique expertise and perspectives to the table and helping to shed light on the complex historical, scientific, and cultural factors that underlie many of these mysteries.

Despite its focus on the unknown, Brad Meltzer's Decoded was ultimately a show about the power of knowledge and the thrill of discovery. Whether investigating an ancient prophecy or unraveling a secret code, Meltzer and his team approached each challenge with a sense of excitement and wonder, eager to unlock the secrets of the past and bring new knowledge to light.

With its compelling subject matter, engaging hosts, and thought-provoking approach, Brad Meltzer's Decoded remains a classic of the genre and a must-watch for anyone interested in the mysteries of the world around us. Whether you're a skeptic or a believer, this show is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat, begging for more.

Brad Meltzer's Decoded is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on December 2, 2010.

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Devils Graveyard, Alaska
13. Devils Graveyard, Alaska
January 20, 2012
What if I told you there's a place in Alaska that claims more bodies than the Bermuda Triangle? The Alaska Triangle--the region between Anchorage, Juneau and Barrows--has a disappearance rate sixteen times the national average, and scientists are entirely incapable of explaining why. Is it Alaska's extreme geological activity that creates magnetic anomalies causing instruments--and humans--to act crazy? Or is it vortexes--swirling, turbulent flows of energy--that are causing entire ships, planes and people to disappear without a trace? Local tribesmen, Search and Rescue workers, and the families of the missing all have their theories as to what is causing people in Alaska to vanish off the face of the earth.
Houdini: Murdered?
12. Houdini: Murdered?
January 4, 2012
Was Houdini's death really murder and not accidental? New evidence suggests a strong case for such an argument.
11. Vatican
December 28, 2011
Mysteries of the Vatican exposed - including the death of Pope John Paul the First and a banking scandal.
Mafia: Alive
10. Mafia: Alive
December 21, 2011
Has the Mafia and organized crime assumed a brand new look that most people would never recognize? Today's mob has evolved into something more powerful, sophisticated and deadly than ever.
2012: The Beginning
9. 2012: The Beginning
December 14, 2011
Across the globe, predictions from Mayan texts to the King James Bible appear to be coming true with eerie accuracy. What can we look forward to on December 21, 2012, the date Mayan astronomers list as the end of the world?
Da Vinci
8. Da Vinci
December 7, 2011
Was Leonardo Da Vinci prophetic? Experts believe an obscure sketch that was stolen and hidden by a Cardinal in the Catholic Church may be part of Da Vinci's cryptic prophecies. But what was Leonardo predicting, and why was it so dangerous that a Cardinal felt the need to hide it from the world?
7. UFO
November 30, 2011
What if the government had proof of alien life but was actively hiding it? Millions of Americans believe in UFOs, but the government vehemently denies any alien encounters, from the infamous Roswell incident to the ultra-secretive military base known as Area 51.
Billy the Kid
6. Billy the Kid
November 23, 2011
For a more than a hundred years, it's been believed that Sheriff Pat Garrett shot Billy the Kid in 1881, but new theories have emerged that Billy in fact survived and went on to live a long life.
Spear of Destiny
5. Spear of Destiny
November 16, 2011
What if I told you that for two thousand years, many of the world's most powerful men have pursued an ancient artifact they believed would bring them unparalleled power? It's the lance that allegedly pierced Jesus' side while he was nailed to the cross. Known as the Spear of Destiny, it passed through the hands of leaders like Napoleon and Adolf Hitler, and today there are a number of shadowy institutions around the world that are still chasing the Spear. Yet the question remains: does the Spear really exist, or has it been lost forever? Decoded pursues the truth about the Spear across two continents, and tries to solve this centuries-old mystery.
4. Patton
October 26, 2011
Was General Patton, America's most revered four-star general, murdered? Buddy, Mac and Scott investigate the questionable circumstances behind the military icon's controversial death, noting threats made by Patton's numerous enemies.
Mount Rushmore
3. Mount Rushmore
October 19, 2011
Is there an alternate meaning behind Mount Rushmore? Buddy, Mac and Scott head to Big Sky country to decode the possible hidden message found in this American symbol.
Declaration of Independence
2. Declaration of Independence
October 12, 2011
Buddy, Mac and Scott journey across America to research the mysteries of The Declaration of Independence. Could it have hidden messages from the nation's forefathers meant to be found years later?
Ft. Knox
1. Ft. Knox
October 5, 2011
The team heads to Kentucky to investigate the history of the legendary Fort Knox vault,. They propose the impact it would have on our economy and our pocketbooks if the gold were gone. Fort Knox has not been audited since 1974, but does that mean the government is shielding its empty pocket book from the prying eyes of the American public, or is the privacy in place to protect a different secret altogether?
Where to Watch Brad Meltzer's Decoded
Brad Meltzer's Decoded is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Brad Meltzer's Decoded on demand at Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, History, Vudu, History Vault, Microsoft Movies & TV and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 2, 2010
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (792)