Episodes

Legend of the Minotaur

Shocking discoveries on the Greek island of Crete could shed new light on the Minotaur - a ferocious half-man, half-bull monster

Mystery of the Pyramid Serpent

Investigators explore a mysterious pyramid in Mexico to discover the secrets of the fearsome Feathered Serpent

Monsters of the Deep

Did a real creature inspire the myth of the Kraken, one of the greatest sea monsters of all time?

Lost World of the Giants

Investigators hunt for the truth behind one of Greece’s greatest myths – the giant one-eyed Cyclops

Secrets of the Sphinx

How did the sphinx become an evil monster and why has it survived for more than 4000 years?

Terror of the Dragons

The dragon was the ultimate mythical beast; why did so many civilizations believe in this terrifying, fire breathing monster?

Killer Vampires

Could the discovery of brutally impaled corpses in Eastern Europe shed new light on the origins of the vampire myths?

Curse of the Living Dead

What were demons and why did they terrify the people of medieval Europe?

Curse of the Werewolf

Why were hundreds of people executed as werewolves in Europe?

Hunting the Loch Ness Monster

Could a prehistoric monster really exist in Scotland’s famous Loch Ness?

Mystery of the Pyramid Serpent

Investigators explore a mysterious pyramid in Mexico to discover the secrets of the fearsome Feathered Serpent.

The Feathered Serpent was a terrifying beast. Why did the people of Mesoamerica live in fear of this half snake half bird creature and worship it as a god? Now investigators at the ancient city of Teotihuacan in Mexico are uncovering the shocking story of this strange beast. They’re exploring the secrets of a huge temple, covered in ferocious carvings of the mysterious god. What did the ancient Mesoamericans see in nature that made them believe that such a creature could exist? What did it offer that led Teotihuacan to sacrifice its own citizens to this serpent god? 

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Producer & Director
Assistant Producer
CGI Researcher
for Discovery Science, SBS