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Stan Bernard ... Himself - Narrator / ... (10 episodes, 2009)

Series Directed by
Ryan Miller (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Writing credits
Ryan Miller (2 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
Jim Gaffey .... supervising producer (10 episodes, 2009)
Russell McCarroll .... executive producer / executive producer: History / ... (10 episodes, 2009)
Bill Hunt .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2009)
Vincent Kralyevich .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2009)
Patricia Nugent .... line producer (9 episodes, 2009)
Kristine Sabat .... executive producer (9 episodes, 2009)
Brian Cimagala .... associate producer / co-producer / ... (3 episodes, 2009)
Jessica Conway .... producer / post producer (3 episodes, 2009)
Zaida Espada .... associate producer / coordinating producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Joanna Forscher .... producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Frauke Levin .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Jessica Lyne de Ver .... associate producer / coordinating producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Ryan Miller .... producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Ted Poole .... producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Jessie Vogelson Childs .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Haewon Yom .... producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Cinematography by
Daniel Kelly (4 episodes, 2009)
Tim Metzger (4 episodes, 2009)
Jonathan Miller (4 episodes, 2009)
John Hessler (3 episodes, 2009)
Marcus Lehmann (2 episodes, 2009)
Jay Maurer (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Film Editing by
Bill Hall (2 episodes, 2009)
Michael Jasionowski (2 episodes, 2009)
Christina Rhee (2 episodes, 2009)
Juantxo Royo (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Makeup Department
Cristina Atkin .... make up (1 episode, 2009)
Merria Dearman .... makeup artist (1 episode, 2009)
Series Production Management
Lisa Brunt .... post-production supervisor (7 episodes, 2009)
Series Sound Department
Chris Stangroom .... sound supervisor / sound re-recording mixer / ... (10 episodes, 2009)
Stephen C. Davies .... voice over recording engineer / sound re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2009)
Steve French .... audio / sound recordist (3 episodes, 2009)
Greg Miller .... audio / sound (3 episodes, 2009)
Roy Chase .... audio / sound (2 episodes, 2009)
Brian Cimagala .... audio / sound (2 episodes, 2009)
Matt Geldof .... audio / sound / ... (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Special Effects by
Cristina Atkin .... special effects supervisor (1 episode, 2009)
Tate Steinsiek .... special effects coordinator (1 episode, 2009)
Series Visual Effects by
Ty Flowers .... vfx artist (5 episodes, 2009)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dick Favaro .... gaffer / grip (2 episodes, 2009)
David J. Ulloa .... underwater photographer (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Editorial Department
Brian Rasmussen .... post-production coordinator (7 episodes, 2009)
Jonathan DeMuth .... assistant editor (6 episodes, 2009)
Dashiell Eckman .... assistant editor (5 episodes, 2009)
Thomas Favilla .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2009)
Charlie Rokosny .... colorist / on-line editor (3 episodes, 2009)
Kevin Woodham .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2009)
Series Transportation Department
Marco Fischer .... production driver (1 episode, 2009)
Andreas Korpel .... production driver (1 episode, 2009)
Series Other crew
Waverly Damato .... finance and administration / vp: finance & administration (7 episodes, 2009)
Karen Shatzkin .... legal (5 episodes, 2009)
Rupert Whitaker .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Benjamin Wright .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Series Thanks
Stewart Evans .... special thanks (1 episode, 2009)
Brent Turvey .... special thanks (1 episode, 2009)

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USA:60 min (including commercials) | USA:60 min
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Australia:PG (some episodes) | Australia:M (some episodes) | Singapore:PG
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From North American forest apes to Nazis: A quest for a better documentary, 23 July 2012
Author: gizmomogwai from Canada

MonsterQuest was a fun show, even if it didn't produce the greatest documentaries. The 2009 spin-off MysteryQuest opted to use the same format and same narrator (Stan Bernard) to examine questions beyond cryptozoology. They covered topics, including Stonehenge and Nazis, that one would actually expect to find on the History Channel. However, the sensational MonsterQuest format wasn't the greatest to begin with, and the results of MysteryQuest are mixed.

The show did two good episodes about the possible escape of Nazi war criminals after World War II, the first being about Hitler himself. They prove a skull possessed by the Russian government was not Hitler's, which is interesting, although the claim that it was Hitler's wasn't convincing to begin with. They also produce two interesting episodes about Jack the Ripper and the Zodiac Killer, but instead of doing a broad overview and considering many possible options, focus on only a couple possible suspects, Francis Tumblety and Richard Gaikowski. In both cases they accept a bit of hearsay. They have one person who heard the Zodiac talk listen to a recording of Gaikowski's voice; she identifies him as a match, but how valuable is this? She hadn't heard the Zodiac speak in decades, and at any rate she didn't seem to recognize the bulk of Gaikowski's voice, she just thought his "don't worry" sounded like the Zodiac's "good bye." Nevertheless, there's no doubt about it- Gaikowski is a much better suspect than Arthur Leigh Allen.

Other episodes like the ones dealing with Atlantis and alien cover-ups seem to lack much substance; they have some aimless searching for evidence that predictably turns up little. The ghost episode was kind of fun, but it's nothing you can't get from Destination Truth. If the show had lasted beyond ten episodes, it would have been interesting to see how it would evolve. Would it grow more sensational or more serious? That, itself, is a mystery.

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