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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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Color

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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 »

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Referenced in Hunting Grounds (2015) See more »

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Unsolved Mysteries Theme
Composed by Michael Boyd and Gary Remal Malkin
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A great show hosted by a superb actor and host
5 January 2005 | by WishfulDreamerSee all my reviews

Robert Stack had a lot of talent and charisma. The authoritative, yet sympathetic ring to his voice when he spoke of poignant cases was very unique. Ever dapper and intelligent, he makes the viewer identify with victims and their families, feel intrigued by the supernatural; i.e., UFOs, ghost stories, etc. I have watched many episodes with my daughter who is 14 and sons in their 20s. We all like and respect Robert Stack and were genuinely sorry about his passing. He had a unique talent and charisma similar to John Newland of ONE STEP BEYOND, a series about supernatural occurrences which aired when I was very young. I remember John having a similar ring of sincerity in his voice and an intriguing way of hosting this show which was based on true life experiences. In conclusion, no one could ever replace Bob, but it would be sad if the show could not continue.

Robert will be sorely missed by many viewers!


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