Expedition Unknown Season 1

Season 1

Expedition Unknown Season 1

First Air Date: January 08, 2015

First Aired on    :   2015
Episodes    :   12 episodes

Armed with a degree in archaeology, a quick wit and a hunger for adventure, Josh Gates investigates the latest developments in each unsolved legend before embarking on a fully immersive exploration. To separate fact from fiction, Gates inserts himself in different cultures to understand the world as they do. Whether he's trekking through Fiji in search of Amelia Earhart's remains or diving the deep seas of Panama to locate Captain Morgan's pirate ship, Gates' authentic roughshod adventures lead him one step closer to finding the truth.



Episodes

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1x12 Curse of the Golden Bell (April 02, 2015)


The ancient cursed Golden Bell of King Dhammazedi.


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1x11 Samurai Sword of Power (March 26, 2015)


Josh searches for the missing mystical Honjo sword in Japan in ancient shrines hidden in the mountains and underground tunnels.


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1x10 Secrets of the Nazca (March 19, 2015)


Josh travels to Peru to investigate the giant geoglyphs drawn into the earth by the ancient Nazca tribes and while studying newly found lines joining a Nazca psychadelic ritual, Josh discovers the meaning behind the mysterious tracings.


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1x09 Mayan Apocalypse (March 05, 2015)


While investigating the fall of the remarkable Mayan Empire, Josh unearths human skulls and ancient Mayan sacrificial altars in the caverns underneath the jungles and ruins of Mexico.


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1x08 Code to Gold (February 26, 2015)


Josh scours the Virginia backcountry in search of the legendary Thomas Beale treasure, which would be worth millions today. Since encrypted codes are hiding its whereabouts, Josh takes a detour to Philadelphia to uncover missing pieces of the puzzle.


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1x07 Captain Morgan's Lost Gold (February 19, 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.


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1x06 Viking Sunstone (February 12, 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.


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1x05 City of Gold (February 05, 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.


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1x04 The Legend of Jesse James (January 29, 2015)


Josh tries putting the legend of Jesse James' missing gold to rest, as he searches the American Midwest, searching for the treasure.


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1x03 World's 8th Wonder (January 22, 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.


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1x02 Temple of Doom (January 15, 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.


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1x01 Amelia Earhart (January 08, 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.




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