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Unsolved Mysteries 

Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.
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Hosted by Robert Stack, this series uses re-enactments and interviews to retell the circumstances of, well, mysteries that are unsolved. Covering crimes, tales of lost love, unexplained history and paranormal events.

Stars: Robert Stack
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Series cast summary:
Robert Stack ...  Himself - Host / ... 287 episodes, 1987-2002
Dennis Farina ...  Himself 174 episodes, 2008
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Storyline

Host Robert Stack presides over an investigation into unsolved mysteries ranging from murders to UFO sightings. Through reenactments and interviews, viewers are presented with the known facts of each case. Anyone with additional information is then urged to contact the show's producers via a toll-free telephone number. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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English

Release Date:

20 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Misterios sin resolver See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Raymond Burr hosted the first episode, which aired as a special in January 1987. Karl Malden hosted the following two specials before Robert Stack took over. See more »

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[introductory line; early episodes]
Announcer: This program is about unsolved mysteries. Whenever possible, the actual family members and police officials have participated in recreating the events. What you are about to see is not a news broadcast.
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Alternate Versions

The segments that Viginia Madsen narrated on CBS in 1999 were later re-edited for Lifetime, with Robert Stack's voice replacing hers. As a result, she is excluded from the reruns. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Drunk History: Drunk Mystery (2018) See more »

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Unsolved Mysteries Theme
Composed by Michael Boyd and Gary Remal Malkin
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They don't make 'em like this anymore
23 March 2004 | by Rizzo RatSee all my reviews

I watched many an episode all alone only to suffer from nightmares and paranoia. We all remember the classic episodes: "Look at it burn, Omar!"(the kid who set fires and video-taped the carnage); and of course The Bunk Beds! And the composite sketches never failed to give me the heebie-jeebies. Oh, Robert Stack, how you will be missed. I found your authoritative monotone comforting but at the same time it never failed to give me the heebie-jeebies. I loved the trenchcoat, and how he would stand with this hands in the pockets, usually on some eerily misty road or perhaps on a foggy dockside. Did I mention the Bunk Beds? Freaked. Me. Out. I'll leave you with the theme music...doo doo doo DOO doo doo DOO, doo doo doo DOO doo doo DOO...


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