In the hit series Expedition Unknown, Travel Channel's witty explorer Josh Gates seeks answers to some of the world's most captivating unsolved stories and legends. Gates is on a mission to find the truth behind each iconic legend, digging through years of historical evidence, facts and myths. Leaving no stone unturned, his adventures take him around the globe as he immerses himself in the core locales linked to each tale. From excavating ruins in search of the real Robin Hood to sailing the high seas investigating Christopher Columbus and exploring Nepal's "sky caves" for Shangri La, Gates' archaeological background and ubiquitous sense of humor generate a new take on age-old stories.
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Solved: Mystery of the Lost Ruby Slippers 05x07
Hunt for the Red Slippers 05x06
Josh investigates the theft of one of the most iconic pieces of Hollywood memorabilia of all time -- the ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 classic movie, The Wizard of Oz.
Mahogany Ship 05x05
Josh goes down under to search along Australia's infamous Shipwreck Coast for the missing Mahogany Ship.
Jean Lafitte's Treasure 05x04
Josh Gates investigates the legends swirling around the storied life and death of French pirate Jean Lafitte who is reputed to have buried treasure at sites in coastal Louisiana.
Nazis in Argentina 05x03
Josh ventures to Argentina, where many Nazi SS officers escaped to after World War II.
Legend of The Snake King, Part 2 05x02
After Josh Gates' epic investigations into the mysteries of the world, he sits down with his crew and specialists to discuss his greatest discoveries and most surprising revelations.
Legend of The Snake King, Part 1 05x01
Josh Gates and his team join noted archaeologist Dr. Richard Hansen on an adventurous quest to the lost-city of El Mirador deep in the Guatemalan rainforest. Their mission: to find the hidden tombs of the mysterious Maya Snake Kings. Archaeologists have discovered that the sprawling ruins of this ancient mega-city are larger than Los Angeles and contain what might be the largest pyramid in the Americas. Josh explores overgrown temples, plaster-paved roads, and evidence of advanced engineering and art. Using advanced laser scanners and remote sensing technology, Josh and his team reveal the secrets of why this incredible civilization suddenly and completely vanished. Their search for the tombs of the elusive Snake Kings leads to a thrilling and dangerous adventure, and culminates in what may be the most significant discovery in Expedition Unknown history.
Secrets of Brother XII 04x09
Josh Gates attempts to uncover a treasure left behind by the Aquarian Foundation, an isolated, insidious cult led by the notorious leader known as Brother XII.
Egypt's Lost Queens 04x08
In the second installment of an epic two-part investigation, Josh continues his journey through Egypt to uncover the secrets, and possibly the final resting place, of ancient history's most powerful women rulers -- Nefertiti and Cleopatra.
Great Women of Ancient Egypt 04x07
In this first installment of an epic two-part episode, Josh journeys through the land of the Nile to uncover the secrets of the most powerful, and most elusive, women in ancient Egypt -- Hatshepsut, Nefertiti and Cleopatra.