Cryptid: The Swamp Beast

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 6.0  (220)

Cryptid: The Swamp Beast is an American documentary television series that premiered on the History Channel in 2014. The focus of the show is on exploring the existence of the legendary creature known as the swamp beast, said to inhabit the swamps of Louisiana. The show stars Britt George, Jimmy Lee Jr., and Rachel G. Whittle, and is divided into six episodes.

Each episode of Cryptid: The Swamp Beast follows George, Lee, and Whittle as they investigate sightings and encounters with the creature in the Louisiana bayou. The team includes George, a biologist and wildlife expert, Lee, a professional hunter, and Whittle, a journalist and filmmaker. They interview eyewitnesses and experts, gather evidence, and explore sites where the creature has been reported.

The series begins with "The Cajun Encounter," in which the team investigates a recent sighting of the swamp beast in the Atchafalaya Basin. They meet with a local who claims to have seen the creature, and search for evidence of its presence in the area. The second episode, "Danger in the Swamp," follows the team as they meet with a hunter who had a close encounter with the creature and narrowly escaped with his life. They investigate the area where the encounter took place and try to gather evidence.

In "Monsters of the Bayou," the team meets with a group of researchers who have been studying the swamp beast for years. The researchers share their theories about the creature's behavior and habitat, and the team joins them on a night-time operation to try to capture footage of the creature. The fourth episode, "Voodoo Swamp," takes the team to a remote area of the swamp that is rumored to be inhabited by the swamp beast. They investigate reports of strange markings and noises, and encounter a group of people practicing voodoo rituals.

In "The Last Stand," the team investigates a claim by a man who says he shot and killed the swamp beast. They examine the evidence and try to determine if the story is true. The final episode, "Rogue," follows the team as they track down a rogue alligator that has been causing trouble in the area. While on the hunt, they encounter signs that suggest the swamp beast may be lurking nearby.

Throughout the series, the team faces challenges and setbacks as they try to uncover the truth about the swamp beast. They encounter skeptics and doubters, and struggle to find conclusive evidence of the creature's existence. Despite these obstacles, they remain committed to their mission and continue to explore the bayou in search of answers.

Overall, Cryptid: The Swamp Beast is a fascinating look at one of America's most enduring legends. The show features stunning footage of the Louisiana swamp, and the team's investigations are handled with a seriousness and rigor that is refreshing in a genre often prone to sensationalism. Whether or not the swamp beast actually exists remains a mystery, but the show leaves viewers with a greater appreciation for the natural wonders of the bayou, and the lure of the unknown.

Cryptid: The Swamp Beast is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on February 24, 2014.

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The Bayou Beast
6. The Bayou Beast
March 31, 2014
There's a beast running wild, however the investigation is paused when a family shares they have caught and contained the monster.
We're the Hunted
5. We're the Hunted
March 24, 2014
Members of the animal control team race against the clock to save one of their own. A grisly discovery begins to shed light on the predator lurking in the swamps.
Walking Dead
4. Walking Dead
March 17, 2014
Old superstitions surface when the autopsy of a local man has unexpected results. And tragedy surrounds a desperate search for two missing boys deep in the swamp.
The Bone Pile
3. The Bone Pile
March 10, 2014
Fear among the locals increases when the body of a man is recovered in the swamp and two boys go missing.
Southern Howl
2. Southern Howl
March 3, 2014
A remote Southern community contends with more turmoil after countless animal mutilations. With the attacks coming closer to town, an eerie incident in a sugar mill leaves Tammany fending for her life.
The Awakening
1. The Awakening
February 24, 2014
In the series premiere, mysterious animal mutilations in a remote Southern town leave the people to believe there may be a swamp creature.
Where to Watch Cryptid: The Swamp Beast
Cryptid: The Swamp Beast is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Cryptid: The Swamp Beast on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    February 24, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (220)