Leonard Nimoy hosts investigations into various mysteries.
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Leonard Nimoy hosted this quasi-documentary television show which portrayed unusual natural phenomena and 'investigated' the paranormal. Its style of interspersing 'talking heads' with sensationalistic video segments may have been the forerunner of 'info-tainment.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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This series was created after two successful television documentaries: In Search of Ancient Astronauts (1973) based on the book Chariots of the Gods, and In Search of Ancient Mysteries (1973). See more »

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Himself (Host: Lost civilizations, extraterrestrials, myths and monsters, missing persons, magic and witchcraft, unexplained phenomena. "In Search of..." cameras are traveling the world, seeking out these great mysteries. This program was the result of the work of scientists, researchers and a group of highly-skilled technicians.
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One of the best TV-series in history that involves mystery and the search for hidden creatures, hosted by the great Leonard Nimoy.
18 August 2001 | by (Oakwood, Virginia USA) – See all my reviews

Want to know about Bigfoot, The Honey Island Swamp Monster of Louisiana, and other monsters and the unexplained then go "In Search of". "In Search of" does a great job of exploring the hidden while at the same time the program searches for answers by research and actual reports and accounts. Leonard Nimoy is great at hosting this series his voice is among the best ever. Watch the reruns of "In Search of" on the History Channel.


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