Secrets of the Dead
Scientists seek to uncover celebrated mysteries of the past in this occasional British series.
Nero's Sunken City
Archaeologists map the underwater ruins of what was ancient Rome's version of Las Vegas. (60 minutes)
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Leonardo: The Man Who Saved Science
An exploration of whether many of Leonardo da Vinci's ideas were borrowed from other sources. (60 minutes)
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Available Online Episodes
- Aztec Massacre - 400 skeletons are found in Zultapec. Who were the victims and why were they killed?
- Carthage's Lost Warriors - This episode uncovers evidence that could rewrite the history of the Americas
- Escape from Auschwitz - Two Auschwitz prisoners were determined to expose the horrors of the Nazi genocide
- Gangland Graveyard - Delve into the world of the Mafia through the insight of the real life Donnie Brasco
- JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness - In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.
- Killer Flu - Where did this particular flu strain come from, and what made it so deadly?
- The Hunt for Nazi Scientists - Allied agents engage in a race to capture the elite of Germany's scientific community
- The Lost Gardens of Babylon - Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World
- The Sinking of the Andrea Doria - See testimonies and footage of the accident that ended the era of luxury cruise liners
- Vampire Legend - Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore
Episodes available on passport:
- Death on the Railroad - Find out how and why 57 Irish immigrants to the U.S. died in 1832.
- After Stonehenge - Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement
- Ben Franklin's Bones - Learn why Franklin held human skeletal remains in the basement of his British residence.
- Blackbeard's Lost Ship - Has an archaeology team discovered Blackbeard's sunken flagship, Queen Anne's Revenge?
- Bones of the Buddha - Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: Bones of the Buddha.
- Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers - Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers
- Caveman Cold Case - Journey to Spain to investigate a double Neanderthal mystery.
- China's Terracotta Warriors - Watch the full episode of China's Terracotta Warriors
- Churchill's Deadly Decision - Explore the dark side of Britain's fight against the Nazis
- Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb - Discover whether an amateur archaeologist’s theory leads to the lost tomb of Cleopatra
- Deadliest Battle - Uncover new evidence that described a forced retreat during the Battle of Stalingrad
- Doping for Gold - Investigate one of the most alarming cover-ups in the history of the Olympic Games
- Executed in Error - Investigators have re-opened the files on one of the crimes of the century
- Graveyard of the Giant Beasts - Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator
- Herculaneum Uncovered - Discover the fabled city of Herculaneum destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years ago
- Irish Escape - See the heroic escape story of Irish political prisoners, the Fremantle Six
- Jamestown’s Dark Winter - Discover the truth about the first permanent English colony in the New World
- Japanese SuperSub - Recount Japan's superior submarine technology combining tactical advantages of sea and sky
- JFK: One PM Central Standard Time - THIRTEEN Recounts Walter Cronkite’s Iconic News Coverage of the JFK Assassination
- Lost in the Amazon - Watch the full episode and discover the fate of famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett
- Lost Ships of Rome - Watch the full episode and investigate ancient Roman shipwrecks
- Michelangelo Revealed - Art historians investigate strange inconsistencies in Michelangelo's famous Moses
- Mumbai Massacre - Retrace the harrowing hours of the tragic 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. NOTE: Graphic...
- Resurrecting Richard III - Follow scientists who are testing the bones of King Richard III, unearthed in 2011
- Sinking Atlantis - Uncover history-changing evidence of what happened to the ancient Minoans
- Slave Ship Mutiny - Watch the full episode and discover the fate of the slave ship Meermin
- Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings - Follow scientists as they explore tombs beneath an ancient Mexican city.
- The Airmen and the Headhunters - Uncovers a WWII survivor tale of US soldiers lost in Borneo and their unlikely rescuers
- The Alcatraz Escape - Scientists investigate whether surviving an escape from Alcatraz prison was possible.
- The Lost Diary of Dr. Livingstone - Examine new forensic techniques being used to study the famed explorer’s lost diary.
- The Man Who Saved the World - Watch the full episode of The Man Who Saved the World
- The Mona Lisa Mystery - Secrets of the Dead Investigates the Tale of Two Mona Lisas
- The Real Trojan Horse - Uncover evidence that could explain how ancient Greeks got inside the walls of Troy
- The Silver Pharaoh - Watch the full episode and discover the royal tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes I
- The World's Biggest Bomb - Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: The World's Biggest Bomb.
- Ultimate Tut - Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: Ultimate Tut.
- Van Gogh’s Ear - What did Vincent Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888?
- Voyage of the Courtesans - Follow the racuous journey of the 18th century women who settled Australia
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