Dark Matters: Twisted But True

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  • 2011
  • 3 Seasons
  • 8.1  (862)

The advances that have been made throughout time in the fields of science, medicine and warfare have sometimes been cloaked by the mysterious and bizarre. What depths were reached for the progress? What sacrifices were made to move forward and answer the questions of the unknown? Dark Matters: Twisted But True, narrated by Jake Noble, delves into the secrets shrouded by the forgotten twisted tales throughout history. Learn the truth behind what we have become as a society and what we tend to take for granted. Begging the question, what is the true cost of innovation for the betterment of tomorrow? These twisted tales embark on a journey of discovery into the obscene blurring the lines of what is right and wrong, good or evil. Judge whether or not the consequences of yesterday are worth the advancement we relish today.

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Magical Jet Propulsion / Missing Link Mystery / Typhoid Mary
6. Magical Jet Propulsion / Missing Link Mystery / Typhoid Mary
December 26, 2012
Profiled: a combination of sorcery and rocket science; a skull found in 1912 that suggests human evolution; the story of Mary Mallon, aka Typhoid Mary, who was the first known asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever.
Theremin, The Monster Study, 'Roid Rage
5. Theremin, The Monster Study, 'Roid Rage
December 19, 2012
A musical genius is forced to come up with the most amazing piece of spy technology ever. Wendell Johnson uses his own stutter for a research topic, but things go in an unexpected direction when he experiments on orphans. Dr John Ziegler introduces steroids to athletes.
Pavlov's Children, Raining Aliens, Glow Girls
4. Pavlov's Children, Raining Aliens, Glow Girls
December 12, 2012
A Pavlov student reduplicates this experiment on orphans in an effort to prove they are nothing more than animals. In 2001 red rain falls in India. A glow in the dark paint used during WWI contains a deadly ingredient.
Remote Control Man, Cadavers for Sale, Einstein's Revenge
3. Remote Control Man, Cadavers for Sale, Einstein's Revenge
December 5, 2012
A closer look at electronic mind control; human corpses for sale; a vendetta against Albert Einstein.
Unabomber, Get the Lead Out, Salvation by Starvation
2. Unabomber, Get the Lead Out, Salvation by Starvation
November 28, 2012
A closer look at a psychological experiment that Ted Kaczynski (aka the Unabomber) underwent during his teenage years. Alos: leaded-gasoline poisonings; Russian scientists who concealed their work from the Nazis during World War II.
Agent Orange, Ben Franklin: Fraud Slayer?, Price of Beauty
1. Agent Orange, Ben Franklin: Fraud Slayer?, Price of Beauty
November 22, 2012
A chemical that speeds up the flowering process in soybeans turns into a weapon during Vietnam. Be Franklin investigates Fraz Mesmer's cure for animal magnetism, which turns out to be hypnotism. Dr Albert Geyser invents a deadly new beauty treatment.
Description

The advances that have been made throughout time in the fields of science, medicine and warfare have sometimes been cloaked by the mysterious and bizarre. What depths were reached for the progress? What sacrifices were made to move forward and answer the questions of the unknown?

Dark Matters: Twisted But True, narrated by Jake Noble, delves into the secrets shrouded by the forgotten twisted tales throughout history. Learn the truth behind what we have become as a society and what we tend to take for granted. Begging the question, what is the true cost of innovation for the betterment of tomorrow?

These twisted tales embark on a journey of discovery into the obscene blurring the lines of what is right and wrong, good or evil. Judge whether or not the consequences of yesterday are worth the advancement we relish today.

Dark Matters: Twisted But True is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (19 episodes). The series first aired on August 31, 2011.

Where to Watch Dark Matters: Twisted But True

Dark Matters: Twisted But True is available for streaming on the Science Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Dark Matters: Twisted But True on demand at Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 31, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (862)