Combines dramatic re-enactments, interviews and updates, to tell stories of real mysteries, from human to the supernatural.




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Series cast summary:
Ryan Lewison Ryan Lewison ...  Colby 1 episode, 1990
Camille James Harman ...  Melanie 1 episode, 1992
Phil Moore Phil Moore ...  Neighbor 1 episode, 1992
Michael Cipiti ...  Tim Good 1 episode, 1996
Herman Johansen ...  Coombs' Neighbor 1 episode, 1996
Teres Byrne ...  Monika Rizzo 1 episode, 1997
Bubba Ganter ...  Suge Knight 1 episode, 1997
Cathy Scott Cathy Scott ...  Self - Author 1 episode, 1997


Hosted by Robert Stack , the show documents a handful of unsolved cases in each episode. These are true stories of unsolved crimes, missing persons, unexplained phenomena, wanted fugitives and unresolved investigations "relevant at the time of the original air dates". A compelling mystery is outlined by the host with supporting accounts from law enforcement, witnesses and family members surrounding the event in question. The audience is asked to call a tip line with any information that may help shed new light on these open-ended cases. Later episodes often include a brief update to a prior mystery. Updates typically include details leading up to the resolution of a previous "unsolved mystery." Occasionally, an update is broadcast with additional facts acquired since original air date.

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Documentary | Crime


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Hosted by Robert Stack, the show documents a handful of unsolved cases in each point. See more »


Referenced in Ed's Night Party: Episode #10.4 (2005) See more »


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Composed by Michael Boyd and Gary Malkin (as Gary Remal Malkin)
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10 March 2019 | by generationofswineSee all my reviews

What we have here is the predecessor of the ID channel, however Robert Stack has a far creepier narration style than anything that ID could hope for. He presents himself as both a scary and deadly serious narrator, and an authority on whatever it is the episode was about.

On top of that, unlike ID, it tried to cover the entire range of the mysterious, appealing as much to the true crime crowd as it does to the Ancient Aliens crowd as it does to the Histories Mysteries crowd as it does to the basic conspiracy theory crowd.

Each episode had enough to appeal to a multitude of people, making it the ultimate series in its genre.

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5 October 1988 (USA) See more »

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