History Series / InSearchOf

22nd Dec '16 5:54:40 PM Random888
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The series conducted investigations into the controversial and paranormal (e.g., [=UFOs=], Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster). Additionally, it featured episodes about mysterious historical events and personalities such as Anna Anderson/Grand Duchess Anastasia, the Lincoln Assassination, the Jack the Ripper murders, infamous cults (e.g. Jim Jones), and missing persons, cities, and ships (e.g., UsefulNotes/AmeliaEarhart, Jimmy Hoffa, D. B. Cooper, the Mary Celeste, the Titanic, the lost Roanoke Colony). Because the show often presented offbeat subjects and controversial theories, each episode's opening credits include a verbal disclaimer about the potentially conjecturable nature of the evidence and theories to be presented:

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The series conducted investigations into the controversial and paranormal (e.g., [=UFOs=], Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster). Additionally, it featured episodes about mysterious historical events and personalities such as [[DidAnastasiaSurvive Anna Anderson/Grand Duchess Anastasia, Anastasia]], the Lincoln Assassination, the Jack the Ripper murders, infamous cults (e.g. Jim Jones), and missing persons, cities, and ships (e.g., UsefulNotes/AmeliaEarhart, Jimmy Hoffa, D. B. Cooper, the Mary Celeste, the Titanic, the lost Roanoke Colony). Because the show often presented offbeat subjects and controversial theories, each episode's opening credits include a verbal disclaimer about the potentially conjecturable nature of the evidence and theories to be presented:
12th Dec '16 8:07:24 PM Random888
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* {{Dracula}}: There was an episode dedicated to him, complete with StockFootage from ''{{Film/Nosferatu}}'' being used to illustrate the Creator/BramStoker version of the character. Filmed on-location in {{UsefulNotes/Romania}}, the episode mostly just relates the history of UsefulNotes/VladTheImpaler. Although the episode itself leans towards HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection, it's interesting to note that it was filmed at a time when Romania was ruled by the more modern tyrant of Nicolae Ceaușescu (who admired Vlad the Impaler, no less!)

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* {{Dracula}}: There was an episode dedicated to him, complete with StockFootage from ''{{Film/Nosferatu}}'' being used to illustrate the Creator/BramStoker version of the character. Filmed on-location in {{UsefulNotes/Romania}}, There isn't really a mystery as such, since the episode mostly just relates the history of UsefulNotes/VladTheImpaler. Although the episode itself leans towards HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection, it's interesting to note that it was filmed on-location in {{UsefulNotes/Romania}} at a time when Romania that country was ruled by the more modern tyrant of Nicolae Ceaușescu (who admired Vlad the Impaler, no less!)
12th Dec '16 8:01:55 PM Random888
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%%* {{Dracula}}* {{Dracula}}: There was an episode dedicated to him, complete with StockFootage from ''{{Film/Nosferatu}}'' being used to illustrate the Creator/BramStoker version of the character. Filmed on-location in {{UsefulNotes/Romania}}, the episode mostly just relates the history of UsefulNotes/VladTheImpaler. Although the episode itself leans towards HammerAndSickleRemovedForYourProtection, it's interesting to note that it was filmed at a time when Romania was ruled by the more modern tyrant of Nicolae Ceaușescu (who admired Vlad the Impaler, no less!)
12th Dec '16 5:04:56 PM Random888
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29th Nov '16 4:55:05 AM Random888
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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is accurate if vague. The only really specific computer prediction is still a bit fantastical, however, with its suggestion that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is mostly accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is still a bit rather fantastical, however, with its suggestion that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}.
29th Nov '16 4:54:29 AM Random888
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* ShoutOut: When the subtitle of the third StarTrek movie was announced, many viewers and reviewers noticed the similarity between it and this series.

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* ShoutOut: When the subtitle of the third StarTrek ''StarTrek'' movie was announced, many viewers and reviewers noticed the similarity between it and this series.



* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is somewhat accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is still a bit fantastical, however, with its suggestion that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is somewhat accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is still a bit fantastical, however, with its suggestion that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}.
29th Nov '16 4:46:47 AM Random888
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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is somewhat accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}, which is still a bit fantastical.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is somewhat accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is still a bit fantastical, however, with its suggestion that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}, which is still a bit fantastical.{{Transhuman}}.
29th Nov '16 4:41:02 AM Random888
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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is fairly accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}, which is still a bit fantastical.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is fairly somewhat accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}, which is still a bit fantastical.
29th Nov '16 4:39:30 AM Random888
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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The episode "Future Life" focused on predicting how people would live in the twenty-first-century. The progress of space travel and medical science is wildly overestimated while the phenomenal future predicted for computers is fairly accurate if a bit vague. The only really specific computer prediction is that NeuralImplanting could lead to a {{Transhuman}}, which is still a bit fantastical.
22nd Nov '16 1:16:41 AM Random888
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* BeeAfraid: The episode "Killer Bees" is dedicated to the Africanized honey bees which escaped from a Brazilian laboratory in 1957. Impressively, the episode predicts that Africanized bees would arrive in the United States in 1990, which actually was the year the first Africanized beehives were found in Texas.

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* BeeAfraid: The episode "Killer Bees" is dedicated to the Africanized honey bees which escaped from a Brazilian laboratory in 1957. Impressively, the episode predicts that Africanized bees would arrive in the United States in 1990, which actually about 1990. In fact, it was the year in October of 1990 that the first Africanized beehives were found in Texas.
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