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This docuseries presents stories of unusual or unexplained events and then explores possible explanations for the events. The explanations typically include both supernatural and scientific theories, and topics touched upon include natural disasters, medical oddities, UFOs, cryptozoology and ghostly happenings. The series is hosted by actor William Shatner. It aired on the Discovery cable network between 2010 and 2012.

Monday 8:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
3 Seasons, 28 Episodes
April 21, 2010
Reality
6.8/10
Cast: William Shatner
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Weird or What? Full Episode Guide

  • A man believes aliens are monitoring him; a spirit helps a housewife write books; and a woman suspects she's the target of a government experiment.

  • A mysteriously ill patient stumps dozens of medics; lightning turns a man into a musical genius; and a man cries tears of blood.

  • Three men vanish from a yacht; a dozen people disappear from a mountaintop; and a young pilot slips away into thin air.

  • A man warns of a horrific plane crash before it happens; a boy saves his family from a volcano; and a man predicts disasters with uncanny accuracy.

  • Claims of alleged paranormal encounters are examined. Included: a malicious spirit in New Zealand; the ghosts of pilots in Florida.

  • Stories about animal senses are examined. Included: an octopus that predicted a World Cup winner; dogs that fell to their death from a bridge in Scotland; and a cat that traveled cross-country to find its owner.

  • Strange occurrences are explored, including home fires, strange construction, and a menacing doll.

  • A Mexican rancher slays a mysterious creature; an Arizona woman believed to be fathered by an alien; and a serviceman who befriends a colony of extraterrestrials.

  • Mysterious creatures that are seemingly half-man and half-beast: a New Jersey woman and her son confront the legendary Jersey Devil; a sleepy South Carolina town is terrorized by a giant reptile; in Wisconsin, a bloodthirsty werewolf-like creature appears on a remote country road.

  • See incredible stories of people cheating death, such as a man who walked away from the 9/11 World Trade Center tragedy unscathed, and more.

  • A closer look at mysterious ancient artifacts.

  • Stories surrounding the power of the mind.

  • Unexplained medical stories are examined.

  • Stories of paranormal mysteries.

  • Unusual natural phenomena.

  • Parallel-dimension stories. Included: a human-shaped shadow is seen by a woman in a state park; a boy is transported by a strange machine.

  • Mayan texts foretell volcanic cataclysm; an astronomer expects dire consequences from solar flares; and a renowned engineer predicts a robot takeover.

  • Stories of monsters are explored. Included: a "mothman" in West Virginia; a sea creature discovered by a fisherman; and a "monkey man" in New Delhi.

  • A man believes he is the reincarnation of a Civil War general; scientists conduct groundbreaking séances; and a man returns from the grave.

  • The fourth season opens with the examination of the theory that the flying creature Garuda in Hindu mythology could have been an alien spacecraft.

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