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July 20 to 23, 2017

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2   1   Unknown  
1985   1984   1983   1982  
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Based on the travels and discoveries of oddity-hunter Ripley, this show looked at the people, places and events that made up the stranger side of human history. Subjects have included Nikola Tesla, The Bermuda Triangle, The Elephant Man, and Mad King Ludwig. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Aunque Ud. no lo crea  »

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Jack Palance and crew were escorted out of Tombstone, AZ by the Sheriff after refusing to sign autograph for local waitress while filming an episode there. See more »

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Referenced in Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (1992) See more »

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Under Rated Show
9 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This program was never number 1 in the ratings which means either the ratings are more political than real, or a whole lot of folks missed an excellent program.

Jack Palance is tour DE force doing this show. A lot of his opening sequences were classic. The show had lots of material to draw from as Robert L Ripley never seems to run out of facts that are astonishing. What is even better is how they were assembled by Palance & Crew. The Mancini theme & storytelling has rarely been done better than it was here.

Holly Palance was excellent support on these shows too. The shows were never boring as a lot of major work in production of sequences show quality in every part. A fine program that was better than a lot of them when it aired. If you look at the syndicated attempt made since & compare it with this show, you will see the quality of production difference immediately.


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