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Unsolved Mysteries 

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Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.
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Nominated for 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Robert Stack ...  Self - Host / ... 291 episodes, 1987-2002
Dennis Farina ...  Self 174 episodes, 2008
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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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Trivia

Though the show is no longer in production, Cosgrove-Meurer Productions has a website for the show, starring popular accounts and still unsolved crimes. There is also a link to an online form viewers and website visitors can use to submit information on such cases. 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

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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Waiting for it to resurface
7 October 2003 | by BruceCorneilSee all my reviews

The late, great Robert Stack certainly "made" this show. BUT, he had plenty of good things to work with including well written and intelligent scripts and excellent production values.

Quality story telling has become something of a lost art in present day films and TV. It's all noise, special effects and four letter words now. Mr Stack was blessed with a fine voice and an authoritative screen presence. His style of presentation reminded me of a top radio talent.

Dramatic impact is much more effectively generated by using a slow, deliberate style of delivery rather than waving your hands about, ranting and raving. The use of dramatized recreations in the flashback scenes of this series were always masterfully handled.

I continue to comb the program guide regularly to see if this terrific show has resurfaced. I'm still waiting .


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English

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20 January 1987 (USA) See more »

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