The BEST Episodes of In Search of... (2018)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2021

Network: History

Inspired by the iconic 1970s franchise, the series will examine unexplained phenomena from all over the world. UFOs and paranormal mysteries remain relevant as the Pentagon recently acknowledged a secret UFO program which investigated sightings of UFOs from 2007 to 2012.

Secrets of the Bible

#1 - Secrets of the Bible

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 1, 2019

We're on the hunt for two of the most famed and valuable treasures from the Bible - King Solomon's Mines, and the Ark of the Covenant. Do they exist? Can they still be found? Or... have they already been discovered?

star 8.13
24 votes
The Lost Colony of Roanoke

#2 - The Lost Colony of Roanoke

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 18, 2019

Roanoke is one of the greatest mysteries in the history of America; 400 years ago, 117 English colonists vanished from their new settlement without a trace; a hunt for clues where the colony once stood to determine if there were any survivors.

star 8.08
12 votes
Atlantis: Part II

#3 - Atlantis: Part II

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Zach continues his journey to find the lost civilization of Atlantis and proof that it was a real and thriving empire; on the island of Sardinia, he uncovers compelling evidence of an advanced civilization matching Plato’s description of Atlantis.

star 7.85
13 votes
The Bermuda Triangle

#4 - The Bermuda Triangle

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

The Bermuda Triangle has terrified and perplexed travelers, explorers and scientists for centuries; a look if this area actually holds some special destructive power; to find out, the team enters the Triangle by sea and by air.

star 7.72
18 votes
Nazi Secrets

#5 - Nazi Secrets

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2019

In their quest for world domination, Nazi Germany amassed what might be the largest collection of stolen wealth and technology ever acquired. Much of this has been recovered, but not all. What became of these Nazi secrets? We’ll hunt for an incredible stockpile of lost gold, a lost weapon that could have changed the outcome of the war, and one treasure so valuable, it’s been called the missing 8th wonder of the world.

star 7.68
19 votes
Life After Death

#6 - Life After Death

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Sep 7, 2018

Zach tackles the ultimate existential question as he explores what happens when we die and whether or not we can have life after death; he meets with a Texas man who actually died and came back to life after a horrific kayaking accident.

star 7.61
18 votes
Time Travel

#7 - Time Travel

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 17, 2018

Zach charts a journey to determine whether time travel is possible. He meets a man who claims to have traveled back in time due to a secret government program and a group of people living in Liverpool known as “time slippers.” Zach then makes an visit to the CERN headquarters in Geneva, where he attempts to understand the origins of the universe and the dimension of time. Equipped with this new knowledge, Zach tests his own perception of time with an elaborate skydiving experiment to see if he can slow down time itself.

star 7.42
24 votes
Directors: Eddie Schmidt
Writers:
Artificial Intelligence

#8 - Artificial Intelligence

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 10, 2018

Zach embarks on a terrifying journey to understand how the future of Artificial Intelligence may already be a threat to humanity. He visits Facebook headquarters where he learns about a failed AI experiment that went terribly wrong when two chat boxes created a language that only they could understand. Zach also gets a firsthand look at the world’s latest technology–including life-like dolls programmed with advanced AI, robots that learn and communicate telepathically, highly intelligent drones of war, and Uber self-driving cars.

star 7.41
32 votes
Directors: Eddie Schmidt
Writers:
Sinkholes

#9 - Sinkholes

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 24, 2018

Zach visits a Florida man whose brother was killed when their family home was literally swallowed whole by the Earth as well as a series of sinkholes that are forming a series of caves right below the houses of a quaint suburban neighborhood.

star 7.31
16 votes
Superhumans

#10 - Superhumans

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 27, 2018

Zach wants to understand how one can be Superhuman. He meets a man who bent the metal frame of car door with his bare hands in a moment of crisis and a man who can feel no pain. Zach also meets with a Shaolin warrior monk who shows him some of the secrets to his training as he demonstrates breaking a wood staff over his own head. Zach learns to harness Superhuman powers of his own through demonstrations by the Monk who in turn teaches Zach how to break the staff as well.

star 7.31
26 votes
Directors: Eddie Schmidt
Writers:
Monsters of the Deep

#11 - Monsters of the Deep

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 3, 2018

Zach sets out to research the strangest creatures dug up from the depths of the ocean and to see how much they lend to the Monsters that are depicted in myth and legend. Starting in Australia, he meets with a teenager who was savagely attacked by a swarm of mysterious flesh-eating monsters, only to jump into the water himself the next day amongst highly venomous sea creatures. From the carnivorous fish of American rivers to the eyeless monsters of the Atlantic ocean, Zach finds some merit in these old monster stories and is starting to understand just what we mean when we say that we know less than 1% of what waits in the depths below.

star 7.26
23 votes
Directors: Eddie Schmidt
Writers:
The Loch Ness Monster (1)

#12 - The Loch Ness Monster (1)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 4, 2019

Comparing decades of encounters with the Loch Ness Monster across Europe as well as using modern science to create a brand-new profile of it; a look into the depths of the loch for a potential history-making encounter.

star 7.24
21 votes
Aliens

#13 - Aliens

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 20, 2018

Zach sets out to discover whether Aliens exist and what evidence we have to prove it. He meets with several who say they have encountered extra-terrestrial life–a man who has been abducted by aliens several times since childhood; a man who claims to have extracted an alien implant; and a woman who shows Zach what it feels like to be abducted into a spacecraft. Zach also meets with the world’s leading scientists at SETI in Green Banks, West Virginia. There, utilizing the world’s largest telescope, they show him the methods they employ to communicate with potential other-worldly visitors and what this research has taught them about a mysterious radio signal they picked up 3 billion light years away.

star 7.23
44 votes
Directors: Eddie Schmidt
Writers:
UFO's

#14 - UFO's

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 22, 2019

In a hunt for eyewitnesses to large-scale otherworldly encounters, the team pores through declassified government data on UFOs in airspace, and test a brand new theory which may decipher an alien message that has already been received.

star 7.22
18 votes
Atlantis

#15 - Atlantis

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 14, 2018

Using a checklist derived from Plato’s ancient writing as his guide, Zach begins an epic 2-part journey to find the lost civilization of Atlantis and proof that it was a real empire. He begins in Greece where he dives deep into the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, looking for signs of Atlantis amongst the relics of a sunken settlement. His journey leads him to the Palace of Knossos in Crete, where he finds many similarities between Atlantis and the mysterious Minoan civilization. Ultimately, he lands on the fabled island of Sardinia, where he uncovers even more connections to Plato’s checklist and possible evidence of an advanced ancient alphabet.

star 7.18
22 votes
The End of the World

#16 - The End of the World

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 29, 2019

To find out when the world will end, researchers search for answers in two ancient civilizations that mysteriously vanished, and explore the final doomsday prophecy of the famed Nostradamus.

star 7.10
21 votes
The Loch Ness Monster (2)

#17 - The Loch Ness Monster (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 11, 2019

The Loch Ness Monster may be the world’s most famous unidentified species. Is it simply a legend, or could it be much more? To find out, we’ll compare decades of encounters across Europe, and use modern science to create a brand-new profile of the beast. Then we’ll enter the depths of the loch for a potential history-making encounter.

star 6.86
22 votes
Mind Control

#18 - Mind Control

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 31, 2018

Zach explores the dark world of psychological mind control; he meets with a victim who was surgically implanted with an electronic harassment device in his head and neck, proving that this is a very real and terrifying phenomenon.

star 6.57
14 votes