Strange occurrences, odd historical facts and unusual artistic and social activities are explored.
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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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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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Jack Palance ruled
30 August 2003 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I loved watching this show when I was in high school. Jack Palance and his daughter Holly did a wonderful job in putting together an amazing show. He had a ball hosting it and he took us along for the ride. I loved it when he acted out certain parts. Jack is a ham but he is always a joy to watch. I remember when he won his Oscar for City Slickers and did push ups on the stage! and that wonderful speech he gave! (Billy Crystal...I crap bigger then him!)I think that my favorite story that they did on this show was the one about Phineas Gage. He was a Vermont railway worker who suffered a horrifying accident in 1848. He was shot thru the skull and brain with a heavy iron bar and lived a normal life for another thirteen years!


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