Explorer

Explorer

  • 2006
  • 11 Seasons
  • 8.1  (257)

A gripping documentary series, the longest running one is television history, Explorer airs on the National Geographic channel. With investigations of both contemporary and historical phenomena and cultures, the show has taken its viewers to over 120 countries during its airing. It educates, in equally entertaining and informative fashion it's viewers by investigating mysteries, both scientific and cultural thought all of history. It is an incredibly wide reaching and diverse documentary series.

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Race Car Science
12. Race Car Science
February 11, 2019
Inside NASCAR; a human sacrifice discovery; DNA testing; probiotics.
Ancient Fighting Arts
11. Ancient Fighting Arts
February 4, 2019
Phil Keoghan tries an ancient martial art in India. Correspondents investigate deadly tornadoes, reporters at risk in Cambodia and talking whales.
Lions of Zambia
10. Lions of Zambia
January 28, 2019
Lions; earthquakes; designer dogs; chocolate; Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.).
Yellowstone Wolves
9. Yellowstone Wolves
January 28, 2019
This episode explores an invasive species, rehab facilities, tracking whales, and wolves.
Swimming With Sharks
8. Swimming With Sharks
January 14, 2019
Super recognizers; ancient mummies; whale sharks; Fukushima.
Human Towers
7. Human Towers
January 7, 2019
Castellers, also known as human towers; grizzly bears; security for marijuana businesses; the color blue.
The Boiling River
6. The Boiling River
December 17, 2018
Phil Keoghan journeys to Peru to probe the mystery of the boiling river; Mariana van Zeller investigates the unsolved attack on U.S. embassy workers in Cuba; breakthrough technology for people with missing senses; how snowflakes form into avalanches.
Space Race
5. Space Race
December 10, 2018
Phil Keoghan visits the Paranal Observatory in the Atacama Desert; Mariana van Zeller speaks with members of the Flat Earth movement; Albert Lin explores the potential of hibernation on Mars and how lemurs can help; meteorite trading in Morocco.
Border Battle
4. Border Battle
December 3, 2018
Phil Keoghan experiences a unique border ceremony. Correspondents investigate deadly crocodiles, Red Notices and communication amongst trees.
Inside the Eagle's Nest
3. Inside the Eagle's Nest
November 26, 2018
Hawaii imports 90 percent of its food; we meet a group of industrious Hawaiians living off the food grid. Over 1.5 million U.S. children have potentially fatal peanut allergies. Could new research lead to a cure? Gain an expert's view on the deep cultural language of samurai swords. The bald eagle, America's national symbol, was nearly extinct 40 years ago; we share its ongoing story of survival.
Digging Up Dinosaurs
2. Digging Up Dinosaurs
November 19, 2018
Dinosaurs, fertility, Gaza and microbes.
Mouth of Hell, The
1. Mouth of Hell, The
November 12, 2018
Host Phil Keoghan ventures inside the active Masaya volcano in Nicaragua. Sal Masekela embeds with motorcycle riders transporting solar panels to remote areas of Tanzania. Mariana van Zeller meets with an oil mogul whose horse cloning business may provide insight to cure Type 1 diabetes. Gelareh Darabi travels from Hawaii to the Midwest to see how Americans are preparing for a nuclear attack.
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A gripping documentary series, the longest running one is television history, Explorer airs on the National Geographic channel. With investigations of both contemporary and historical phenomena and cultures, the show has taken its viewers to over 120 countries during its airing. It educates, in equally entertaining and informative fashion it's viewers by investigating mysteries, both scientific and cultural thought all of history. It is an incredibly wide reaching and diverse documentary series.Explorer is a series that is currently running and has 11 seasons (97 episodes). The series first aired on January 19, 2006.

Explorer is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Explorer on demand at Vudu, FuboTV, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and National Geographic.

  • Premiere Date
    January 19, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (257)