Mystery Files

S2, EP13 "Lawrence of Arabia"
ON DEMAND
Searching for the truth of Lawrence of Arabia.
Original Air Date: Jun 14, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP12 "Zorro"
ON DEMAND
A man from Catholic Ireland may have been Zorro's inspiration.
Original Air Date: Jun 13, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP11 "Virgin Queen"
ON DEMAND
The Earl of Leicester's wife mysteriously falls down stairs and dies amidst rumors that he's having an affair with Queen Elizabeth I.
Original Air Date: Jun 13, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP10 "Sitting Bull"
ON DEMAND
The Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Original Air Date: Jun 10, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP9 "Pope Joan"
ON DEMAND
Investigating rumors of a female pope in the ninth century.
Original Air Date: Jun 10, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP8 "Captain Kidd"
ON DEMAND
Captain Kidd's trial and execution is retraced.
Original Air Date: Jun 09, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP7 "Saladin"
ON DEMAND
Saladin is considered to be one of the greatest military commanders of all time.
Original Air Date: Jun 08, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP6 "Isaac Newton"
ON DEMAND
Isaac Newton burned boxes full of manuscripts just before his death.
Original Air Date: Jun 08, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP5 "Taj Mahal"
ON DEMAND
Experts investigate rumors that Shah Jahan planned to build a black marble twin of the Taj Mahal - a mausoleum for himself built within sight of his wife's great monument.
Original Air Date: Jun 08, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP4 "Alexander The Great"
ON DEMAND
The tomb of Alexander the Great disappeared 2,000 years ago.
Original Air Date: Jun 07, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP3 "Marco Polo"
ON DEMAND
Marco Polo's adventures are investigated.
Original Air Date: Jun 07, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP2 "Hitler"
ON DEMAND
Adolf Hitler's traumatic experiences in WWI may have influenced his actions in WWII.
Original Air Date: Jun 06, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m
S2, EP1 "The Birth of Christ"
ON DEMAND
Much of the Nativity story may be misinterpretation, historical confusion or folklore; experts examine archeology, the Gospels and the Bible languages in a hunt for the truth.
Original Air Date: Jun 06, 2011 • Smithsonian Channel • 23m