History Series / InSearchOf

19th Jul '17 1:50:30 AM JackG
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** Likewise, they did a story on UsefulNotes/JosefMengele. He died in 1979 and his grave was found in 1985. Now that Mengele's identity while living in South American is known, the dramatic tales of Mengele's narrow escapes from {{Nazi Hunter}}s related in the episode have turned out to be bogus.

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** Likewise, they did a story on UsefulNotes/JosefMengele. He died in 1979 and his grave was found in 1985. Now that Mengele's identity while living in South American America is known, the dramatic tales of Mengele's narrow escapes from {{Nazi Hunter}}s related in the episode have turned out to be bogus.
1st Jul '17 8:01:39 PM Mdumas43073
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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]], 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]], 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).Colony, the Bermuda Triangle). 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:
1st Jul '17 8:00:53 PM Mdumas43073
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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]], 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:

-->This series presents information based in part on theory and [[WildMassGuessing conjecture]]. The producer's purpose is to suggest some possible explanations, but not necessarily the only ones, to the mysteries we will examine.

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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]], 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, ''Mary Celeste'', the Titanic, ''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:

-->This ->This series presents information based in part on theory and [[WildMassGuessing conjecture]]. The producer's purpose is to suggest some possible explanations, but not necessarily the only ones, to the mysteries we will examine.
1st Jul '17 7:59:34 PM Mdumas43073
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''In Search Of...'' is a syndicated documentary television series that was broadcast weekly from 1977 to 1982, devoted to mysteries and phenomena. It was created after three successful one-hour TV documentaries, ''In Search of Ancient Astronauts'' in 1973 (based on the book ''Chariots of the Gods?'' by Erich von Däniken), and ''In Search of Ancient Mysteries'' and ''The Outer Space Connection'' (both of which were written into popular paperbacks by series-creator Alan Landsburg) in 1975. All three feature narration by Creator/RodSerling, who was the initial choice to host the series. After the death of Serling, Creator/LeonardNimoy was chosen to be the host of the spin-off series.

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''In Search Of...of...'' is a syndicated documentary television series that was broadcast weekly from 1977 to 1982, devoted to mysteries and phenomena. It was created after three successful one-hour TV documentaries, ''In Search of Ancient Astronauts'' in 1973 (based on the book ''Chariots of the Gods?'' by Erich von Däniken), and ''In Search of Ancient Mysteries'' and ''The Outer Space Connection'' (both of which were written into popular paperbacks by series-creator Alan Landsburg) in 1975. All three feature narration by Creator/RodSerling, who was the initial choice to host the series. After the death of Serling, Creator/LeonardNimoy was chosen to be the host of the spin-off series.



Not to be confused with ''[[Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock The Search For Spock]]''.

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Not to be confused with ''[[Film/StarTrekIIITheSearchForSpock The Search For Spock]]''.
for Spock]]'', despite Nimoy's involvement.

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17th Mar '17 12:38:10 PM Random888
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* DidAnastasiaSurvive: There's an episode about Anastasia Romanova, including an interview with an ancient-but-still-living Anna Anderson. In 1991, DNA evidence proved Anna Anderson was not Anastasia. Furthermore, Anastasia's body was found in 2007, proving she was killed along with the rest of her family. As a side note, the episode is clearly an artifact from a time when [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar certain issues]] prevented Western historians from having direct access to Russia. Come to think of it, that probably played a large part in how that legend survived so long.

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* DidAnastasiaSurvive: ** There's an episode about [[DidAnastasiaSurvive Anastasia Romanova, Romanova]], including an interview with an ancient-but-still-living Anna Anderson. In 1991, DNA evidence proved Anna Anderson was not Anastasia. Furthermore, Anastasia's body was found in 2007, proving she was killed along with DNA testing disproved the rest of her family. As a side note, the episode is clearly an artifact from a time when [[UsefulNotes/ColdWar certain issues]] prevented Western historians from having direct access to Russia. Come to think of it, idea that probably played a large part in how that legend Anastasia could have survived so long.the Russian Revolution.
19th Jan '17 9:41:40 AM CurledUpWithDakka
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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. 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 that country 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. 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 that country was ruled by the more modern tyrant of Nicolae Ceaușescu (who admired Vlad the Impaler, no less!)less!).
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}}

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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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