Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing key eyewitnesses and uncovering recent developments in the story, then springboards into a fully immersive exploration. This authentic, roughshod adventure leads Gates closer to the truth behind these unanswered global enigmas, such as the disappearance of Amelia Earhart’s plane. Josh Gates is an adventurer and avid explorer with a unique brand of humor and passion for off-the-map excursions.
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Season 1Rent or Buy
S01 E01Jan 9, 2015
Amelia Earhart Jan 9, 2015 In the 2-hour season premiere of Expedition Unknown, adventurer Josh Gates hunts down new evidence on the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. He treks to uncharted tribal lands in Papua New Guinea and ends his journey in Fiji, hoping to uncover the pilot’s remains.
S01 E02Jan 16, 2015
Temple of Doom Jan 16, 2015 Josh travels to the remote and land-mine-riddled jungles of Cambodia to investigate the lost city of the Khmer Empire and search for a mystical relic that gave its god king the power to incinerate his enemies more than 1,000 years ago.
S01 E03Jan 23, 2015
World's 8th Wonder Jan 23, 2015 Josh is on the trail of Russia’s missing Amber Panels, priceless pieces of art stolen by the Nazis during WWII. After starting in St. Petersburg, Russia, and getting exposed to the local culture, Josh makes a brief pit stop in Berlin to marvel at the city’s amazing turnaround since the end of the Cold War.
S01 E04Jan 30, 2015
The Legend of Jesse James Jan 30, 2015 Josh tries putting the legend of Jesse James' missing gold to rest, as he searches the American Midwest, searching for the treasure.
S01 E05Feb 6, 2015
City of Gold Feb 6, 2015 Josh Gates travels through Peru in search for the legendary Incan lost city of Paititi. His journey takes him from the historic Cusco, to the heights of Machu Picchu, and finally into the Amazon's dark and mysterious jungles.
S01 E06Feb 13, 2015
Viking Sunstone Feb 13, 2015 Josh travels to England and Norway to unlock the secrets of the Viking sunstone, a mystic crystal the Vikings used to conquer the seas. Before testing it, he explores a crypt in a Nordic church and descends 1,000 feet into a deserted mine.
S01 E07Feb 20, 2015
Captain Morgan's Lost Gold Feb 20, 2015 Josh joins archaeologists in Panama as they search for the Satisfaction, the sunken flagship of legendary pirate Captain Henry Morgan. But first he must understand the man behind the rum who attacked Panama City looking for treasure. He also searches one of many shipwrecks near Fort San Lorenzo at the reef, where Morgan's ship ran aground.
Season 2Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Oct 8, 2015
The Quest for King Arthur Oct 8, 2015 In the Season 2 premiere, Gates travels to England, Wales and Scotland to explore the legend of King Arthur.
S02 E02Oct 15, 2015
Genghis Khan's Tomb Oct 15, 2015 Josh journeys into the heart of Mongolia in search of the fabled lost tomb of Genghis Khan. After encountering harsh weather and resistance from locals, can Josh enter Mongolia's "Forbidden Zone" to locate the burial grounds?
S02 E03Oct 22, 2015
Blackbeard's Hidden Gold Oct 22, 2015 Josh explores the ocean floor of the Cayman Islands and the coasts of North Carolina in his quest to find the lost treasure of the legendary pirate Blackbeard.
S02 E04Oct 29, 2015
Hunting Vampires Oct 29, 2015 Gates digs up the truth behind vampire legends. His travels start at Curtea Veche in Romania, where he learns about Vlad the Impaler, the inspiration behind Dracula. Then off to Marotinu de Sus, a Romanian village, where six men desecrated a fresh grave believing it to be a "strigoi". He ends in Perperikon, Bulgaria to examine a supposed vampire grave.
S02 E04Oct 28, 2015
Hunting Vampires Oct 28, 2015 Josh scours Eastern Europe to confront both the ancient origins and modern legacy of the vampire legend. Josh's investigation leads him to a Romanian cemetery, but will he leave in one piece when angry locals confront him?
S02 E05Nov 5, 2015
The Real Robin Hood Nov 5, 2015 Josh travels the English countryside on a mission to learn if Robin Hood was a real man and if he's the hero from the legends or a murderous outlaw. He dives into 800 years of ballads and stories at London's British Library, explores tunnels and caves beneath Nottingham, and joins historians in search of Hood's grave, first in Kirklees Priory, Yorkshire, and lastly at a churchyard in Loxley, where researchers believe an outlaw named Roger Godberd who was the real Robin Hood is buried.