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Season 8

Secrets of Las Vegas

A seared poker chip salvaged from the MGM Grand Hotel and casino and a 1950's era barber's chair are featured on the show.

Death Defying

The show features a manuscript that tells a tale and a set of stones with powers

Iconic L.A.

Scandalous Hollywood movie set some say was cursed; A surfboard with the mark of a vicious predator; mysterious flying object that terrifies a city

Amazing Discoveries

A primitive robot; A heartbreaking diary scrawled on debris; A jet-aged train that hurdled off the track

Forgotten Heroes

A dense fog that crippled a city; a determined dog that prowls the front lines; A lantern carried by a courageous teen

Incredible Creatures

The show features a puzzling crossword, a set of traffic signals and a set of leg iron shackles.

Mind Blowing

The American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge, Tennessee displays a mystifying machine whose origins can be traced back to a bizarre prophecy. The American Museum of Magic in Marshall, Michigan displays a poster for a magician whose death-defying act thrilled audiences before going tragically awry. And the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada displays a video camera that recorded what some believe was an out-of-this world moment above the city of Phoenix.

Source: The Travel Channel

Notorious New York

The show takes a look at some of the stories behind the artifacts.

111 :08x01 - Cellophane Start, Eruption Hoax, Parking Lot King

Don examines a transparent roll of film that revolutionized the retail industry; a jacket that belonged to a prankster with an explosive sense of humor; and an unconventional excavation that puts a 500-year-old mystery to rest.

Source: The Travel Channel

112 :08x02 - Invention of the Mile High Club, The Attempted Assassination of Andrew Jackson, Zip to Zap

Don explores an aeronautical device with a notorious claim to fame; a cane that thwarted a would-be presidential assassin; and a souvenir T-shirt from an outlandish event that became an all-out rampage.

Source: Travel Channel

113 :08x03 - Opera Riot, Golfer Behind Enemy Lines, The Great Mail Train Robbery

The show takes a look at the Great Mail Train Robbery.

114 :08x04 - Stolen Strad, Fall From Space, Czech Dream

The show takes a look at a concert program featuring the history of a music venue,; a space capsule used by a heroic astronaut and a DVD from an unusual film.

115 :08x05 - Killer Bee Attack, Road Map Creation, Gas Mask

Don Wildman examines an iconic road sign that was part of a revolutionary plan to bring order to America's roads; a tiny bee specimen that unleashed madness; and a gas mask that was invented by a bold and pioneering man.

Source: The TRAVEL Channel

116 :08x06 - Erno Rubik's Cube; World's First Factory; The Amphicar

A classic toy from a Hungarian genius; a delicate silk sample; a quirky car designed to travel on land and water.

Source: TRAVEL Channel

118 :08x07 - Pop Rocks Invention, Pinball Wizard, London Smog

Don examines one of America's most explosive candies; a pinball machine that represents a gutsy player who saved the game from obscurity; and a flare stick that guided Londoners through a unique time period.

Source: Travel Channel

120 :08x08 - Peanut Pusher, Hollywood Holdout, Lost Treasure

Don examines a peanut that played a role in an unusual fad that took 1 man on a daring adventure; a standoff that pitted a man against some of Hollywood's most powerful people; and a set of gold relics that became the subject of an intense battle between 2 rival nations.

Source: The Travel Channel

122 :08x09 - Peeping Tom Butler; Operation Beaver Bomb; Mother of Mother's Day

The show features a trinket symbolizing a holiday and a scandalous machine.

124 :08x10 - Cherry Sisters, President's Cow, Birth of a Riot

The show features a painted wooden sign, a milk can from a famous White House cow and a program from a controversial film.

126 :08x11 - Great Kipton train Wreck; First Inoculation; Spanish Space Suit

The show features a science fiction novel and a shell from an invasive creature.

127 :08x12 - Crossword Code, Ampelmann, Brushy Bill

Don inspects a crossword puzzle with hidden clues that could have jeopardized D-Day; one of the most important maps in world history, which was nearly lost forever; and an odd-looking traffic signal that became a cultural symbol for communist East Germany.

Source: The Travel Channel

123 :08x13 - Sci Fi a Bomb; Ford v. Ferrari; Colorado Brown Stain

A hand-crafted glass plant; a classic muscle car; a colorful map of the New World.
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Discovery/Science | Educational | Family | History | Travel
Status: Returning Series
Network: travel CHANNEL ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: November 02, 2010
Episode Order: 13
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