Wednesday, October 31st, 2007
1: America's Loch Ness Monster
Locals call it Champ, but does a large prehistoric creature really lurk within the depths of Lake Champlain? In this exciting look at a possible monster that is known as America's Loch Ness Monster, and with the aid of high-tech cameras, a scientific expedition is used to find this dinosaur-like animal. What will be uncovered?
Wednesday, November 7th, 2007
2: Sasquatch Attack?
Is there really a beast that wonders the vast lands of Canada? It's called Sasquatch, and hundreds of sightings have been documented, some dating back to the 1800s. Science is used to look at blood and tissue samples left behind from an encounter. A look at other haired beasts from around the world is also shown.
Wednesday, November 14th, 2007
3: Giant Squid Found?
A tentacled beast of mythology known as the Kraken is examined in this episode. A group of scientists, divers, and researchers head to the Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Their plan is to find a large school of squid, capture one, and attach a camera to it. It is believed that they will find their creature deep below the surface, where humans cannot go. What they discover will make history.
Wednesday, November 21st, 2007
Since the beginning of time, man has been fascinated and afraid of creatures that fly. The Native Americans called them Thunderbirds, and they are believed to still exist. Many eyewitnesses believe they have seen this giant bird, which has a wingspan of up to 15 or more feet and can carry off a small human. During the 1970s in Alaska, Illinois, and Texas there was a flurry of sightings that left many believing still to this day.
Wednesday, November 28th, 2007
Bigfoot is one of the most well-known monsters in the world. Follow two different expedition teams as they search for proof of this giant beast in Washington State, and listen to eyewitness encounters. Also, the 1967 Patterson footage, which many believe is the best proof of Bigfoot's existence, will be closely examined using digital miscroscopes.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
6: Mutant Canines
A mutant canine is believed to run wild in Maine and Minnesota, where in 2006 a rash of pet attacks had the locals frightened. In this episode eyewitness tell their encounters and rare footage is shown of a body that was found. The strange creature is unlike anything ever found and it's DNA will be tested. Follow two winter expeditions as they search for this bizzare beast that roams the land.
Wednesday, December 12th, 2007
7: Lions in the Backyard
A large black cat, thought to be a jaguar, has been spotted across the United States. While jaguars are not native to the U.S., eyewitness' from Minnesota to Texas to West Virginia have provided photos, videos, and stories about these huge demon cats. Although experts believe it is impossible for the common mountain lions to be black, MonsterQuest will put this theory to the test by examining famous visual evidence and bones found.
Wednesday, December 19th, 2007
8: Gigantic Killer Fish
Even before the movie Jaws scared an entire generation of the water and what lurks within it, people have been catching and seeing giant fish. But are they really just fish stories? From the Arctic Circle to the Amazon, a MonsterQuest expedition will search for catfish large enough to swallow kids whole to trout as large as a boat.
Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
9: Swamp Beast
The vast swamps of Louisiana and Florida hide many animals...including a beast locals call The Swamp Creature. At 7 ft tall, with red hair, and a rotten egg smell this beast has been nicknamed The Skunk Ape. For the first time, bloodhounds will be used to track the elusive creature. And sexual ape pheromone chips will be used to guide the bloodhounds to their prey.
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008
10: Russia's Killer Apemen
Did Josef Stalin really fund a Russian experiment to create a super army of half man, half apes? If so, how far did it go? A MonsterQuest journey will travel to Russia in search of answers. This real life Frankenstein story shows that humans and apes are not as different as we may think.
Wednesday, January 9th, 2008
11: Unidentified Flying Creatures
Since the invention of cameras, people have been capturing strange images of flying creatures. These torpedo-like apparitions appear to be moving too fast for the normal human eye. While some believe it's a type of military weapon, others believe it may be from another dimension. MonsterQuest will go on a scientific journey using high-speed cameras, wind tunnels, and photo examination to shed some light on these creatures called Rods.
Wednesday, January 16th, 2008
12: The Real Hobbit
Travel to the interior of Sumatra, in Indonesia, in a search for what locals call the Orang Pendak, translated as: Man of the Woods. In 2004 skeletal remains were found on the neighboring island of Flores and named "the Real Hobbit." Could Orang Pendak, with its human face, be a surviving ancestor to the Flores Man?
Saturday, January 19th, 2008
13: Giganto: The Real King Kong
Investigation into reports of the continued existence of Gigantopithecus, a huge species of extinct ape that inspired the tales of King Kong.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008
14: American Werewolf
Eyewitnesses in Wisconsin and Michigan report seeing a dogman. Professional hunters are used to track down the creature. Polygraph tests are administered to determine the validity of claims of the eyewitnesses.
Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
1: Mega Hog
Do wild hogs in the United States grow to monstrous sizes? Many think so. In Georgia an 1100 pound hog was shot and killed, and in Texas beasts almost as large have been reported. But are these creatures raised and fattened up in a pen, or are they wild hogs, naturally more aggressive, that have somehow reached gigantic proportions?
Wednesday, June 4th, 2008
2: Vampire Beast
In the fall of 2007, residents of Bolivia, North Carolina started losing pets and farm animals to an unknown creature. Is it the same mystery predator with a taste for blood that preyed on goats and dogs in Bolivia more than 50 years ago.
Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
Visit one of the most haunted houses in America, the Lizzie Borden house, scene of the famous 19th century double murder. Watch as paranormal expert's record bizarre goings on in this house with eight cameras rolling, including the highest resolution infrared camera ever used in a paranormal investigation. Will science and technology finally prove the existence of ghosts?
Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
4: Ohio Grassman
Miles from the industrial cities of Ohio, a bogeyman that has terrified children for over a century. According to stories and sightings, the Grassman is similar to Bigfoot, but builds strange nests and has been known to attack. Is a primate skull, a strange print and a new video the first direct proof behind the legendary Grassman?
Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
5: Giant Killer Snakes
Deep in the Venezuela wilderness thre have been sightings of huge man-eating snakes. The investigation will also search the Everglades of Florida where pet pythons have escaped and are multiplying and growing to huge sizes.
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008
6: Super Rats
Giant rats have been discovered by archaeologist, but are they returning? Follow along as Monsterquest examines reports that these large creatures are inhabiting modern sewers and that some are man-eaters.
Wednesday, July 9th, 2008
7: Black Beast of Exmoor
Between 1979 and 1983 over 200 livestock were torn apart on the moors of England. Despite the efforts of armed marines, no predator was ever found and the attacks continue to this day. Eyewitnesses allege that a strange "black beast" is the culprit, but new video evidence could have answers to the mystery.
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008
The dreaded goatsucker was first sighted in 1995 in Puerto Rico. Two-legged and reptile-like, this creature was accused of killing and drinking the blood of hundreds of farm animals. Monsterquest will examine evidence for this animal, including DNA samples, in an effort to verify its existence and possible differences between the Puerto Rican Chupacabra and the one spotted in Texas.
Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
9: Legend of the Hairy Beast
Native American history is full of Hairy Man stories & cave art that date back over 1,000 years. Did Native Americans know the truth behind the Bigfoot legend?
Wednesday, August 6th, 2008
10: Vampires in America
There have been stories of real vampires that exist in New England since the 1700s, and today there are those with a craving for blood, as well as those who believe they can survive by feeding on the life force of others. The legend of these "living vampires" is investigated.
Wednesday, August 13th, 2008
11: Boneless Horror
There have been sightings of a massive octopus big enough to attack and sink boats. Could such a creature really exist?
Wednesday, August 20th, 2008
12: Bigfoot in New York
What is the Monster of Whitehall?
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
13: Lake Monsters of the North
Searching for a Canadian creature dubbed "Cressie" said to be lurking around the bottom of Lake Crescent in Newfoundland; witnesses report seeing an outsized eel or perhaps something entirely alien to science.
Sunday, September 21st, 2008
14: China's Wildman
Investigating reports of a hairy wild man said to roam mountainous and forested regions of China's remote Hubai province; Chinese authorities collect more than 100 unidentified hairs.
Saturday, September 27th, 2008
15: Giant Bear Attack
Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
16: Giant Squid Ambush
A team returns to the Sea of Cortez with improved technology in hopes of confirming a sighting of a 100-foot squid some 1,000 feet below the ocean's surface.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
17: Monster Spiders
Wednesday, October 29th, 2008
18: Jaws in Illinois
The bull shark, one of the deadliest predators in the ocean, can tolerate fresh water and has been known to swim hundreds of miles upstream; shark sightings ranging from Illinois to the Louisiana bayous and the St. Lawrence River.
Wednesday, November 5th, 2008
19: Real Dragons
One team travels to Australia's Blue Mountains in search of evidence that the huge megalania lizard isn't really extinct while another expedition studies its closest living cousin: the Komodo dragon.
Wednesday, November 12th, 2008
20: Sasquatch Attack II
An expedition armed with high-tech surveillance and detection equipment stakes out a remote cabin in Canada that has been under attack by a creature that might be a sasquatch.
Wednesday, February 4th, 2009
1: Death of Loch Ness
The search for the Loch Ness Monster has captivated the world for decades, but now a startling realization about "Nessie" might shatter this age-old myth. Could the Loch Ness Monster be dead, and do its remains lie hidden at the bottom of the lake?
Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
2: Cattle Killers
Something mysterious and violent is killing cattle of the North American plains, but what is behind these gruesome attacks: satanic cults, an unknown predator, or something previously unknown to man?
Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
3: Swamp Stalker
In the marshy swamp land of Texarkana a legendary beast has hunted the residents of a small Arkansas town. Their story was immortalized in a well known movie, The Legend of Boggy Creek. The real events were a series of violent nocturnal attacks that left behind not only fear and panic, but also remarkable tracks. But the evidence is not just confined to history. Scientific clues continue to this day, and point to a malevolent monster that stalks the Deep South, with physical encounters by trained trackers and discoveries of tracks and scat.
Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
4: Devils in New Jersey
For over 250 years a frightening winged beast has been menacing the residents of New Jersey. The Jersey Devil is described as a winged half-bird half-horse, with hoofed feet and reptilian tail and a penetrating scream that echoes through the forests of New Jersey's Pine Barrens.
Wednesday, March 4th, 2009
5: Gators in the Sewers
What if one of the most famous and terrifying urban legends was not a legend but a frightening fact? History tells us that Alligators lurking around in the sewers of New York City is based in truth. In the mid 1930s three teenagers pulled an eight-foot alligator from a storm drain. Reports persisted until a skeptical superintendant of sewers, Teddy May, was forced to investigate for himself. What May found shocked even him--swarms of alligators alive beneath the busy main street of America's biggest city. Crews were sent in to kill the deadly reptiles, but the stories of the gators in the sewers lived on.
Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
6: Snowbeast Slaughter
High in the rugged wilderness of Colorado's Rocky Mountains a large hairy creature is said to be preying on the elk and frightening residents. The stories date back centuries with the earliest settlers describing terrifying encounters with a large beast whose scream bellows across the hills. Even today ranchers and hikers report a monster they can't explain that may be attacking their horses
Wednesday, March 18th, 2009
7: Mega Jaws
An air-and-sea search team is sent out to look for a humongous shark is reported to have been spotted roaming the waters near Mexico's Baja peninsula.
Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
8: Monster Close Encounters
An examination of people who say they had personal encounters with Bigfoot. People hailing from Minnesota, Washington and Indiana remember their run-ins and scientific tests are used to assess the validity of their stories, including polygraph examinations.
Wednesday, April 15th, 2009
9: Lake Demons
An investigation in British Columbia's Okanagan Lake for a sea creature known as Ogopogo, first sighted in the 1870's.
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009
10: Sea Monsters
An investigation of mythical sea creatures which are said to live off the coast of Florida. Also, a look on film of the alleged creatures
Wednesday, April 29th, 2009
11: Mysterious Ape Island
An expedition is launched on to British Columbia's Vancouver Island in search of a legendary Sasquatch that local native tales say would steal children who ventured too deep into the woods.
Wednesday, May 6th, 2009
12: Gigantic Killer Fish II
A look at an 1895 fish attack off the coast of Florida by a Goliath grouper, a massive fish that can weigh up to 1,500 lbs and a recent attack that may be evidence these dangerous fish are returning. Then, other attacks at the freshwater lakes of Minnesota by the no-less-aggressive Muskie could be on the rise.
Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
13: Isle of the Lost Tiger
A look at over 350 reports from the Australian island of Tasmania that claim a vicious predator, once thought to have hunted to extinction, has made a comeback—the Tasmanian Tiger, and how an Australian biologist is using preserved DNA of the animal in hopes of cloning a living specimen.
Wednesday, May 27th, 2009
14: Killer Jellyfish
A look at the rising concern of poisonous jellyfish, from New York's Hudson River, to the beaches of Spain, these animals have become floating deathtraps in the world's oceans, and their population explosion may be the result of mankind's changes to their ecosystems.
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
15: Flying Monsters
A deep trek into the jungles of Papua New Guinea which could be hiding a flying creature local villagers call the "Demon Flyer," whose description is very similar to of the pterosaur of prehistoric origin.
Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
16: The Curse of the Monkey Man
A look at reports of attacks by the "Monkey Man," a half-man/half-beast that has caused panic around the city of New Delhi, India, where a massive search was undertaken by authorities to find the creature which could be an unknown primate, or just a case of mass hysteria.
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
17: Killer Crocs
At look at the 40-foot long prehistoric "supercroc" Sarcosuchus imperator the ancestor of today's crocodiles which can be up to 20 feet long, but witnesses are claiming modern crocodiles are getting much bigger. The show delves into Florida's swamps in search of record-sized crocs that could be returning to their prehistoric size.
Wednesday, June 24th, 2009
18: The Last Dinosaur
The show follows an expedition deep into the jungles of Cameroon in search of evidence of the Mokèlé Mbèmbé – a creature local villagers identify as a long-necked sauropod thought to have gone extinct over 65-million years ago.
Wednesday, July 8th, 2009
19: Critical Evidence
A look at the best evidence of Sasquatch, from amazing videos to footprint castings and compelling eye-witness reports gathered from around the United States, and how the latest state-of-the-art technology and scientific analysis could prove once and for all if these creatures really exist.
Wednesday, July 15th, 2009
20: The Real Cujo
Big bad dog attacks.
Wednesday, July 29th, 2009
21: Terror from the Skies
Across North America there is something strange and frightening circling overhead. Witnesses tell of human-like creatures that float or hover in the skies and often descend to attack. Legends and folklore tell of strange flying creatures, but in the 1940s and 1950s, strange humanoid forms were spotted above small towns, bringing waves of panic. Sceptics claim that misidentification explains these creatures, however the mounting evidence says otherwise.
Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
22: Killer Chimps in America
Chimpanzees are known as amusing circus attractions and even popular as pets, but when they attack the results are frightening and horrific, across the U.S., witness reports suggest that chimpanzees may be on the loose.
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
23: Tigers in the Suburbs
Large cats are prowling parts of America and they may have a taste for flesh. Witnesses in New York State say they are seeing big black cats that may be stalking and killing the deer population. However, from the big cat family, only jaguars and leopards appear black and neither species is native to the eastern United States. Is the mind, as skeptics suggest, simply playing tricks? Or could dangerous escaped exotic cats be on the loose?
Wednesday, August 26th, 2009
24: The Real Moby Dick
There have been stories for centuries about huge, aggressive albino sperm whales. They were immortalized by the classic novel "Moby Dick." These stories told of whales targeting ships and ramming them with their huge heads. Could stories like this be true?
Sunday, October 25th, 2009
25: Abominable Snowman
This 2-hour episode looks into the reports and evidence gathered over the past century of the existence of the legendary Yeti, and follows an expedition into the Himalayas in search of the nocturnal creature, which is reported to attack local villagers and slaughter their animals.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
1: Monster Sharks
Deep in the waters of Mexico's Baja Peninsula lurks a sixty-foot monster shark. Could it be a new species of shark, or a relic from prehistoric times in which huge sharks twice the size of a great white roamed. Experts claim the giant sharks are extinct, but Mexican fishermen and sailors have reported encounters of sharks like no other. MonsterQuest takes to both the sea and the air to search for this monster.
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
2: Hillbilly Beast
Legends of a terrifying monster lurking in the back hills of Kentucky date back to the days of frontiersman Daniel Boone, but encounters with this mystery beast are increasing. Witnesses report alleged attacks by the creature and the sounds of ferocious screams from the wilderness. New photographic evidence may hold the key to uncovering the mystery. The MonsterQuest team goes on location to analyze the evidence, and heads deep into the dark forests, where they have their own frightening encounter.
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
3: Giant Pythons in America
A deadly, slithering menace is taking over Florida and may be heading north. For more than 100 years, giant pythons have been discovered in parts of the Sunshine State, but since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, their territory has rapidly spread. Now, MonsterQuest searches for incursions in the outskirts of Miami, a population hotspot that is just moments from schools and homes. The team investigates whether pythons could hybridize and adapt, enabling them to threaten every state in the US.
Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010
4: Giant Killer Bees
More than 50 years ago, South American scientists attempted to cross-breed bees that would produce more honey than ever before possible. But instead, they created a monster. Today, these giant bees are on the loose, spreading northward and invading US cities. MonsterQuest examines how these killer bees attack with an unseen ferocity and discovers that the bees may be adapting to colder temperatures, making them an even greater threat.
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
In 1967, a giant winged monster reportedly terrorized the skies over a small town in West Virginia, ending in a tragic bridge collapse that claimed forty-six lives. Since then the Mothman, as the beast was known, has become an omen of doom and death. With new sightings across America today, this creature may be returning. In a search for answers, MonsterQuest will use night time surveillance, perception tests and forensic sketching to determine if the beast is myth or frightening reality.
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010
6: Piranha Invasion
For centuries the Amazon has been home to a frightening feeding frenzy of the most ferocious fresh-water monsters known to man... piranhas. These fish are said to "mutilate swimmers," their teeth cut through "flesh and bone" and the "blood in the water excites them to madness." Now, these deadly monsters are appearing in US lakes and rivers. The MonsterQuest team is investigating how they may be adapting, and whether these carnivorous beasts could breed here and devastate our waters.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
7: Lizard Monster
In the fall of 1952, witnesses in Flatwoods, West Virginia, reportedly encountered a nightmarish beast that was human-like in appearance but with reptilian skin. The monster hovered over its victims in strange craft, emitted a hissing sound and attacked by releasing noxious gases. Some claimed the beast was the result of mistaken identity and cold war hysteria; but now as sightings continue, MonsterQuest deploys the latest high-tech search gear to uncover this mysterious beast that has terrorized this town for almost sixty years.
Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
8: Sierra Sasquatch
Ancient petroglyphs in the Sierra Nevada Mountains depict footprints left by frightening packs of hairy man-like beasts. Now, MonsterQuest heads to the heart of California where witnesses are encountering aggressively territorial packs of Sasquatch. The team will investigate groups of large footprints found here and analyze compelling new video which could be that of the beast.
Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
9: America's Wolfman
History says that a large and wolf-like beast is the stuff of legend, but recently uncovered film footage and new witnesses say something frightening is out there. MonsterQuest heads into the dark, isolated forests of the Midwest to search for this creature and analyzes the evidence to finally end this mystery.