The Unxplained

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.1  (998)

The UnXplained will tackle subjects that have mystified mankind for centuries, from mysterious structures and cursed ancient cities to extraterrestrial sightings and bizarre rituals. The series will also feature contributions from top scientists, historians, engineers and researchers - each seeking to shed light on how the seemingly impossible can happen.

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The Search for King Arthur
12. The Search for King Arthur
June 24, 2022
King Arthur, England's first pop culture superhero; his exploits inspired blockbuster movies and television series like "Middle Earth", "Harry Potter", "Game of Thrones" and "Star Wars"; the significant impact of Arthurian legend on Western culture.
Surviving the Impossible
11. Surviving the Impossible
June 10, 2022
Human can survive catastrophic injuries and deadly scenarios that defy the odds in ways that are inexplicable. These survivals challenge our best attempts to explain how anyone could live through such circumstances. Is cheating death when survival is seemingly impossible simply fate or good fortune? Or are there other, more mysterious, factors at play?
Mysteries of the Missing Link
10. Mysteries of the Missing Link
June 3, 2022
Today, human civilization spans the globe, and there are more than 7 billion people on Earth. But how did humanity evolve? Although many around the globe believe that the divine hand of God placed homo sapiens on Earth, were there other kinds of human-like creatures--cousins of man--that could have been just as intelligent as us? And if so, might these other species still exist today, perhaps in remote parts of the world?
Superhuman Feats
9. Superhuman Feats
May 27, 2022
Some people are capable of the seemingly impossible. Whether surviving freezing temperatures, diving unfathomable depths on one breath, or lifting objects of mind-boggling weight, superhuman feats never cease to amaze. But how do these superhumans pull them off? Is it a matter of training, willpower, genetics, or something more mysterious?
Uncanny Curses
8. Uncanny Curses
May 20, 2022
All over the world, there are places and objects that are thought to be cursed. Many people avoid these locations and things, believing they will bring harm. Others think that curses are nothing than superstition and folklore. Are curses just the product of over-active imaginations? The byproduct of uncanny coincidences? Or is it possible that these curses are real--and there are dark forces at play that defy explanation?
Serial Killer Creatures
7. Serial Killer Creatures
May 6, 2022
The animal kingdom is full of deadly predators, and some attack in awesome, inexplicable ways.
Mysterious Tombs
6. Mysterious Tombs
May 13, 2022
Throughout history humans have buried their dead--in caves or chambers, in pyramids or in some form of a tomb--but why? Ancient tombs were visual memorials for the dead. In China, a vast necropolis was constructed as a way to connect to the afterlife. Is there an inherit need for us to dig up our past? What is it that we are searching for? And what profound secrets might remain hidden in tombs? That is what we will try to find out.
Acts of God
5. Acts of God
April 22, 2022
There are some events that are so destructive, so astounding, or truly miraculous--that for the faithful--they must be directed by the hand of the Almighty. The Great Flood. The Plagues of Egypt. Sodom and Gomorrah. Moses Parting the Red Sea. Were these merely tall tales, or could they be historically accurate? And, if so, were they just freak occurrences--or were Acts of God? That is what will try and find out.
Secrets of Abandoned Places
4. Secrets of Abandoned Places
April 15, 2022
From the ancient Babylonian's to modern day urban explorers, mankind has always been fascinated by abandoned places. What is the allure that draws us to these post-apocalyptic landscapes? Is it simply morbid curiosity? Or, something harder to define? Could abandoned places actually be places of 'magic'--as the ancients believed? Well, that is what we will try and find out.
What Lies Below?
3. What Lies Below?
April 8, 2022
More than 80% of the Earth's oceans remain unexplored, and in many ways, the underwater world is the final frontier. As new technology allows us to explore oceans and deep lakes more than ever before, what will we find? Will we discover profound secrets about the oceans? Underwater ruins that were lost for thousands of years? Or perhaps something even more extraordinary?
The Mystery of Genius
2. The Mystery of Genius
April 1, 2022
Genius is widely considered to be the ability to change the world in an incredible way: inventing new technology, deciphering the mysteries of the universe, or creating transcendent art. But where does genius come from? What is the X-factor that makes someone a genius? Is it "good genes"? A proper education? Or do geniuses tap into something much more mysterious and extraordinary?
Mysterious Ancient Ruins
1. Mysterious Ancient Ruins
April 1, 2022
Ancient ruins fascinate us, and some archaeological finds are so baffling that they challenge everything we know about the past. Will we ever learn the truth about these mysterious ruins? Or will they continue to present more questions than answers?
Description

The UnXplained will tackle subjects that have mystified mankind for centuries, from mysterious structures and cursed ancient cities to extraterrestrial sightings and bizarre rituals. The series will also feature contributions from top scientists, historians, engineers and researchers - each seeking to shed light on how the seemingly impossible can happen.

The Unxplained is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (53 episodes). The series first aired on July 19, 2019.

Where to Watch The Unxplained

The Unxplained is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Unxplained on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and History Vault, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Apple TV and History.

  • Premiere Date
    July 19, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (998)