The BEST episodes of Alien Mysteries

Every episode of Alien Mysteries ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Alien Mysteries!

Discovery's ALIEN MYSTERIES is a fantastically creative and imaginative new take on some of the most enduring UFO mysteries from the last 50 years. Each story is backed up by credible witnesses, investigative reports, and tangible evidence such as physical markings, photographs, radar reports, and videos.

Last Updated: 2/16/2024Network: Status: Ended
The Reed Family
79 votes

#1 - The Reed Family

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/3/2013

Driving along a dark county road, on the outskirts of Indianapolis, the last thing bounty hunter Matthew Reed remembers is chasing a strange orange light before his cars stalls to an abrupt stop. When he comes to, he is standing in the middle of a farmer's field, more than 3 miles from where he started, and he is missing an hour and a half of time. Not able to explain the blood on his face, the damage to his SUV and the mysterious radiation marks on his chest, Matthew reports the incident to former police detective, Steve White at the Mutual UFO Network in Indiana. MUFON's investigation triggers a series of disturbing flashbacks that take Matthew inside an alien spacecraft and put him face to face with alien beings. Desperate to make sense of the events, Matthew reconnects with his brother Tom and together they unlock a series of terrifying alien experiences that span 50 years and three generations.

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Corina Saebels
55 votes

#2 - Corina Saebels

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/10/2013

In July 1991, Corina Saebels, a devoted single mother of two, sees a huge spaceship hovering over her home in Aldergrove, British Columbia. When she learns from her friend that she disappeared for more than 45 minutes, time she can't account for, she reports the sighting to UFO BC and discovers 15 people witnessed a similar craft. Corina faces her life's biggest challenge when her daughter reports seeing an alien in her bedroom. The incident triggers a haunting childhood memory and sparks a series of flashbacks that expose Corina to the aliens who are after her and her family. Corina moves her family from Aldergrove to protect her daughter, but can how long can she hide?

Bucks County
45 votes

#3 - Bucks County

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/17/2013

When her dog's frantic barking wakes her up in the middle of the night in 2008, Buck's County resident Denise Murter fears an intruder has entered her house. A backyard check reveals something much more exceptional - a large spaceship hovers nearby with the capacity to vanish instantly. Against her husband's wishes, Denise reports the sighting to the Mutual UFO Network and learns someone else in the area saw a similar craft. Weeks later, the ship returns to Denise's backyard and she manages to capture physical evidence. When Denise reports a third sighting, this one even more spectacular than the others, the community mocks her story and investigators start to doubt her credibility. That is, until an incredible witness surfaces with a firsthand account that helps prove Denise is telling the truth.

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Lights Over Stephenville
64 votes

#4 - Lights Over Stephenville

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/3/2013

On the evening of January 8, 2008, while sitting around a campfire on the outskirts of Stephenville, Texas with two friends, local pilot Steve Allen witnesses what he believes is the most beautiful sunset he's ever seen - until that sunset speeds wildly across the night sky, defying all laws of science and nature. When the bright lights break into a series of hovering balls and two F-16s attempt to chase down the mysterious object, Allen and his friends are certain they have seen an actual UFO. Allen reports the incident to the local newspaper and learns that more than 60 people witnessed a similar sighting in the area, including local Constable Leroy Gaiten and two of his patrolling officers. Did resident witness a secret military craft? Or did they see an alien craft from the deep reaches of space? Only the US Air Force can shed light on the strange sighting -- but their explanation only deepens the mystery.

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Rendlesham Forest
43 votes

#5 - Rendlesham Forest

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/10/2013

On Christmas night in 1980, US Airmen Jim Penniston and John Burroughs venture into England's Rendlesham Forest to investigate a probable downed airplane. What they see defies description - is it a glowing orb, a classified military craft, or a UFO from a distant galaxy? The two men are even more mystified when they discover missing time and their memories don't match up. Two nights later, while haunting visions keep Penniston awake at home, Burroughs and a team of men return to Rendlesham forest and discover more strange lights they can't explain. The airmen report their findings to their superiors and are instructed to hush up their accounts. When a series of mysterious physical ailments turn Pennsiton and Burroughs to hypnotherapy for answers, they discover an unearthly explanation that pushes the boundaries of time and space.

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Kecksburg UFO
42 votes

#6 - Kecksburg UFO

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/17/2013

On December 9, 1965, with the sun setting on the quiet town of Kecksburg Pennsylvania, Bill Bulebosh notices a brilliant fireball streaking across the sky and landing in nearby woods. Within hours, the State Police and the US Army surround the area. No one is allowed near the crashed object. As confusion reigns, locals are left to wonder what exactly fell in the Kecksburg woods. When the Air Force releases an official statement that nothing landed in the area, witnesses emerge to challenge the claim, prompting local resident Stan Gordon to delve into an intense investigation littered with cover-ups, a mysterious coded message, alien microbes and deadly Nazi secrets. Gordon's determination pays off when a witness comes forward ready to share a dangerous secret.

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