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This series examines the possibility that some mythical creatures that feature in American regional folklore might actually exist. The stories of cryptids across the country are told through interviews and re-enactments. The series aired between 2013 and 2015 on the Discovery cable network.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Destination America
4 Seasons, 36 Episodes
March 24, 2013
Documentary & Biography, Mystery
6.9/10
Cast: Roger Rose
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Monsters and Mysteries in America Full Episode Guide

  • In the late 1960's the town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia is besieged by a series of monstrous creatures, blood-seeking UFO's, and mysterious men in black. Two reporters seek answers, culminating in one of the deadliest disasters in U.S. history.

  • Townsfolk in Southern Illinois are alarmed by a large demonic predator. Then next a couple of helicopter pilots find themselves under attack from a UFO.

  • An entire family takes up arms in a rooftop showdown with the Spottsville Monster, a vicious beast with a taste for flesh. Eerie Phantoms protect survivors of one of America's most deadly tornadoes and New Jersey fishermen face off with a gigantic bug.

  • A cold-blooded reptilian beast preys upon unsuspecting campers along the South Carolina coast. A seductive succubus with a taste for terror targets a young rock musician. A mad scientist's monstrous flying monkeys unleash their wrath upon Napa Valley.

  • The AIMS team travels to Webster County, West Virginia, to investigate the legendary Webster Werewolf, a massive wolf-like creature with ancient mythical ties. The team meets with eyewitnesses and works to complete a pit-trap before the full moon passes.

  • In a small Vermont town, a legendary monster, the Pigman, unleashes its beastliness upon trespassing teenagers.

  • After discovering some attack in Columbus, Ind., a monster hunt ensues.

  • A terrible unseen force turns normal men into zombies who get a craving for human flesh. Tragedy befalls anyone who encounters a cursed Dybbuk Box, while young girls are being hunted by the Shenango Dog Boy.

  • A group is frightened by some scary creatures lurking along the Sabine River.

  • Across America, unidentified creatures have terrorized entire towns. With an appetite for residents, cold-blooded, sewer-dwelling reptoids are said to lurk beneath Los Angeles—and in the forests of Tennessee hunters encounter the legendary Wildman.

  • Ever since UFO sightings began, reports of mysterious dark suited men have followed. These Men-in-Black have been spotted around the world, threatening witnesses and destroying evidence. Are they government agents, extraterrestrial or something demonic?

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