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Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Amelia Earhart

8 January 2015
Josh hunts down new evidence on the iconic disappearance of Amelia Earhart, in a two-hour special. He first treks to uncharted tribal lands of PNG, then ends his journey in Fiji - hoping to uncover the human remains of Amelia.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 2: Temple of Doom

15 January 2015
Josh travels to the remote and land-mine-riddled jungles of Cambodia to investigate the lost city of the Khmer Empire and search for a mystical relic that gave its god king the power to incinerate his enemies more than 1,000 years ago.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 3: World's 8th Wonder

22 January 2015
Josh is on the trail of Russia's missing Amber Panels, priceless pieces of art stolen by the Nazis during WWII. After starting in St. Petersburg, Russia, and getting exposed to the local culture, Josh makes a brief pit stop in Berlin to marvel at the city's amazing turnaround since the end of the Cold War.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 4: The Legend of Jesse James

29 January 2015
Josh Gates journeys across the American Midwest in search of the legendary golden loot of Jesse James. Along the way, Josh debunks Jesse James myths, rappels off a cliff on Wichita Mt., and treasure hunts into Buzzards Roost.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 5: City of Gold

5 February 2015
Josh treks the stone-paved Inca Trail, ascending 20,000 ft. through the Andes and into the Peruvian Amazon in search of the undiscovered City of Gold. His road to riches takes a detour to the legendary ruins of Machu Picchu.

Josh Gates ... Himself
Gregory Deyermenjian ... Himself - Explorer
Paulino Mamani ... Himself (expedition partner)
Fernando Neuenschwander ... Himself (explorer)
Carlos Semantra ... Himself (Museo Larco professor)

Season 1, Episode 6: Viking Sunstone

12 February 2015
Josh Gates travels to Norway and England to discover the secrets of the Viking Sunstone, a mystic crystal the Vikings where though to have used to conquer the seas.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 7: Captain Morgan's Lost Gold

19 February 2015
Josh dives into the Lajas Reef off Panama's coast in search for treasure chests on the sunken flagship of legendary pirate Captain Morgan. His journey takes him to Panama City and he visits the Panama Canal, a modern marvel.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 8: Code to Gold

26 February 2015
Josh scours Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale Treasure, worth millions today. With encrypted codes hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces to the puzzle.

Josh Gates ... Himself
Justin Cannady ... Special Guest
Steve Cole ... Special Guest
Ed Easterling ... Special Guest
Mike Evans ... Special Guest
Stephen Matyas ... Special Guest

Season 1, Episode 9: Mayan Apocalypse

5 March 2015
Josh unearths human skulls and ancient Mayan sacrificial alters in the caverns underneath the jungles and ruins of Mexico while investigating the fall of the remarkable Mayan Empire.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 10: Secrets of the Nazca

19 March 2015
Josh flies to Peru to investigate the giant geoglyphs drawn into earth by ancient Nazca tribes. By studying newly found lines and joining a Nazca psychedelic ritual, Josh uncovers the true meaning behind the mysterious tracings.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 1, Episode 11: Samurai Sword of Power

26 March 2015
Josh explores ancient shrines hidden in the mountains and underground tunnels across Japan in search for the missing mystical Honjo sword. Along the way, Josh learns the ways of the samurai and forges his own samurai sword.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Shusaku Kakizawa ... Special Guest

Orson Mochizuki ... Honjo Shigenaga

Season 1, Episode 12: Curse of the Golden Bell

2 April 2015
Josh joins local divers in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar to search for the ancient cursed Golden Bell of King Dhammazedi. To recover it, Josh dives into murky, violent waters that have claimed the lives of other divers.

Josh Gates ... Himself

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: The Quest for King Arthur

7 October 2015
Josh traverses England, Wales, and Scotland, wading through history and legend to search for evidence of a real King Arthur. In Wales, Josh has a close call rappelling into the hundreds of miles of underground caves.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 2: Genghis Khan's Tomb

14 October 2015
Josh journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. After encountering harsh weather and resistance from locals, can Josh enter Mongolia's "Forbidden Zone" to locate the burial grounds?

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 3: Blackbeard's Hidden Gold

21 October 2015
Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 4: Hunting Vampires

28 October 2015
Josh scours Eastern Europe to confront both the ancient origins and modern legacy of the vampire legend. Josh's investigation leads him to a Romanian cemetery, but will he leave in one piece when angry locals confront him?

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 5: The Real Robin Hood

4 November 2015
Josh journeys across England uncovering the true stories behind the legendary Robin Hood. Josh explores underground tunnels that Robin used to escape confinement and he finds what appears to be Robin's final resting place.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host
Tim Pollard ... Himself - Official Robin Hood of Nottingham

Season 2, Episode 6: Raw & Unfiltered

11 November 2015
Josh answers questions from viewers, reveals new developments in intriguing unfinished investigations, and pulls back the curtain to reveal what really happens behind the scenes in this special episode of Expedition Unknown.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 7: Finding Fenn's Fortune

18 November 2015
Josh joins a treasure hunt searching for a $2,000,000 treasure planted in the modern day. He attempts to decode the clues of the treasure's location by following a cryptic poem, leading him deep into the harsh Rocky Mountains.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host
Samuel Moon ... Young Forrest Fenn

Season 2, Episode 8: Most Dangerous Moments

25 November 2015
Host Josh Gates counts down his Top 10 most dangerous adventures from Season 1.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 9: Secrets of Christopher Columbus

2 December 2015
In part 1 of a two-part special, Josh visits Portugal & Haiti to discover whether Christopher Columbus was a hero or history's greatest villain. He hopes to find the remnants of Columbus's legendary flagship, the Santa Maria

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 10: Columbus Unearthed

9 December 2015
In part 2 of a two-part special, Josh travels from the Dominican Republic and Spain in an attempt to solve the looming mystery of where the bones of Christopher Columbus are truly buried.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 11: Japan's Atlantis

16 December 2015
Josh travels to Japan's remote Yonaguni Island to explore an underwater phenomenon described as Japan's Atlantis. Josh dives into the waters of the Pacific Rim to explore this remarkable site.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 12: True Cross of Christ

23 December 2015
Josh pursues lost fragments of the True Cross of Jesus Christ. He visits the Holy Land to trace the whereabouts of wood from the crucifixion, until new evidence leads him to the underside of the ancient city of Istanbul.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 13: Legendary Stories: The Real Lewis & Clark

30 December 2015
Josh Gates shares 3 true, unfiltered stories of people, places and events that evolved into legendary stories. Lewis and Clark are America's greatest pioneers, but Josh reveals all the scandalous details of this epic expedition.

Season 2, Episode 14: The Sultan's Heart

6 January 2016
Josh travels to Turkey & Hungary on a quest to find the missing golden box containing the heart of beloved Ottoman ruler Suleiman the Magnificent. The hunt is on to locate the artifact before the 450th anniversary of his death.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 15: Africa's Gold Hoard

13 January 2016
Josh travels to South Africa in search of former President Kruger's missing gold cache. Josh evades dangerous poachers and meets the Shangaan tribe en route to the treasure that may be hiding in the African wilderness.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 16: Weird, Wild and Off the Rails

20 January 2016
Crazy outtakes and never-before-televised footage are compiled in this special episode of the weirdest, wildest and most hilarious off the rails moments captured on camera during the first season of Expedition Unknown.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 17: Kalahari Desert's Lost City

27 January 2016
Josh traverses Africa's Kalahari Desert, looking for a fabled lost city.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 18: Yamashita's Gold

10 February 2016
Josh travels to the Philippines searching for Yamashita's Gold, a treasure that has been hidden since World War II. When the cave Josh explores quickly fills with water, will he escape with a piece of history before he's trapped?

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 19: Columbus: Legend or Liar?

17 February 2016
Josh embarks on a journey around the world to uncover mysteries about Christopher Columbus. First, Josh looks for Columbus' legendary ship, the Santa Maria, and later ventures to find the real remains of the explorer.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 20: What to Know Before You Go

24 February 2016
Inspired by his adventures while filming Expedition Unknown, Josh shares tips on the best way to travel in this special episode. Josh also features bonus scenes and hilarious outtakes from some of his recent expeditions.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 21: Searching for Shangri-La

2 March 2016
Josh ventures into Nepal to investigate the mythical paradise of Shangri-La.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 22: Shangri-La Found

9 March 2016


Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 23: Most Extreme Adventures

16 March 2016
Josh counts down the shows ten most extreme adventures with extended scenes and input from crew members.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 24: Global Game Show

23 March 2016
Josh asks tourists questions on his travels about the locations they are at intermixed with more expanded scenes.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 25: Lost Mexican City

1 June 2016
Josh travels to Mexico to searches for answers about the lost Teotihuacano civilization.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 26: Incan King's Mummy

8 June 2016
Josh Gates searches high in the Andes Mountains for a long-lost Incan mummy.
Benoit Duverneuil ... Himself - Drone Archaeologist

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 27: Nazi Gold Train

15 June 2016
Josh heads to Austria to investigate one of the biggest secrets of the Third Reich.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 28: Hitler's Atomic Secrets

22 June 2016
Josh Gates goes to Austria to solve two of the most enduring mysteries of the Third Reich.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 29: A Day in the Life

29 June 2016
Go behind the scenes with Josh Gates' crew on a wild day of filming Expedition Unknown.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 30: Secrets of Shangri-La

6 July 2016
Josh Gates treks high into the Sky Caves of Nepal in search of the origins of the Shangri-La myth.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 31: Nazi Secrets Revealed

14 September 2016
Josh Gates heads to Europe to expose the last secrets of the Third Reich. The lost fortune of a Nazi war criminal draws Josh to Austria, where he may need to dive deep to find treasure. Then, he meets a researcher who may have made a historic find that could answer the question: How close was Hitler to having an atomic bomb?

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3


Season 3, Episode 1: Plummer's Gold

2 November 2016
Josh sets off for gold rush country to search for the lost fortune of a notorious Montana sheriff. During his investigation, Josh explores hidden cave systems and blows open a mine that's been sealed for over a century.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 2: The Lost Tomb of Attila the Hun

9 November 2016
Josh travels to Hungary to join three archeological teams looking for the lost tomb of Attila the Hun. Legends and ancient texts lead the search from the bottom of the Danube to the mountain forests just outside of Budapest.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 3: The Vanished Empire

16 November 2016
On the Mediterranean island of Crete, the Minoans built one of the most glorious civilizations in the ancient world and then mysteriously vanished. Josh travels to Greece to find out how Europe's first superpower disappeared.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 4: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

23 November 2016
Josh Gates joins leading archeologists as they investigate America's first missing-persons case, The Lost Colony of Roanoke. Following newly discovered clues, he digs for answers to this over 400-year-old mystery.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 5: Further Off the Rails

30 November 2016
Hours of footage are filmed for every episode of Expedition Unknown and some truly wild and zany moments end up on the cutting room floor. Now, Josh Gates compiles the best unseen footage, expanded scenes and never-before-televised moments from his season two adventures into one off-the-rails special.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 6: Greatest Treasure Hunts

7 December 2016
Every episode of Expedition Unknown is a quest for discovery, an opportunity for extraordinary adventures and maybe, just maybe, a chance to find a fortune. In this one-hour special, Josh Gates counts down his 10 greatest treasure hunts and shares expanded scenes from his wildest expeditions.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 7: More Extreme Adventures

14 December 2016
Josh Gates counts down his top ten most exhilarating investigations, including interviews with crew members and behind-the-scenes moments from the most thrilling, most frightening and most fun exploits during season three of Expedition Unknown.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 8: Cloning the Wooly Mammoth

28 December 2016
To help clone the extinct woolly mammoth back to life, Josh visits a Korean biotech lab driving the project and excavates ancient bones in a Canadian mine. He then descends into a vast sinkhole in Siberia to unearth frozen DNA.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 9: Journey to the Ice Age

4 January 2017
To find a viable sample of mammoth DNA, Josh Gates retrieves bone samples from the massive Batagay crater, then journeys far upriver to a site in the lawless Siberian wilderness where tusk hunters carve out troves of bones from the permafrost. He takes the DNA samples back to the lab and watches the process of treating and testing the specimens. At long last, he views the DNA results to find out if the woolly mammoth will walk the earth again.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 10: D.B. Cooper

11 January 2017
Josh Gates sets off on an expedition to crack the mystery behind the perpetrator of the only unsolved plane hijacking in US history. Picking up where the FBI left off, Josh joins citizen sleuths on the hunt for D.B. Cooper in the Pacific Northwest. He discovers new clues and theories before having the experience of a lifetime, jumping out of plane, just as Cooper did decades ago.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host
Alex Bailey ... D.B. Cooper

Season 3, Episode 11: Lasseter's Gold

18 January 2017
Josh Gates sets off deep into the Australian Outback, following the footsteps of legendary explorer Harold Lasseter, who claims to have found a vast field of gold. On the trail with two of Australia's foremost Lasseter experts, Josh follows the clues that ultimately lead to a breathtaking conclusion.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Unknown Season


Hunt for the Yeti Part 1 - Return of the Yeti

5 October 2016
Part 1 of a special 4 part mini season. Beginning in Kathmandu, Josh Gates heads high into the Himalayas of Nepal to obtain scientific evidence of the legendary Yeti. This time his mission is personal, and his search for the elusive creature will take him into uncharted territory.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Hunt for the Yeti Part 2 - The Monster and the Mountain

12 October 2016
Part 2 of a special 4 part mini season. In part two of his hunt for the elusive Yeti, Josh Gates ascends higher into the Himalayas to explore caves, examine ancient artifacts and investigate the mystical ties the legendary creature holds with the Nepalese people.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Hunt for the Yeti Part 3 - Out of Thin Air

19 October 2016
Part 3 of a special 4 part mini season. The hunt for the Yeti continues as Josh Gates' quest takes him from the frozen slopes of Mount Everest to the isolated forests of Bhutan, where Josh uses bait to force a more personal encounter with the creature.

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

Hunt for the Yeti Part 4 - Unmasking the Myth

26 October 2016
Part 4 of a special 4 part mini season. In the finale of Josh Gates' hunt for the Yeti, he rafts into the remotest corners of Bhutan to capture some of his best evidence yet of the reclusive creature. Then, Josh returns to the USA, where all of his samples are analyzed to answer the question...is the Yeti real?

Josh Gates ... Himself - Host

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