Ancient Aliens

10 Worst Episodes of Ancient Aliens

Ancient Aliens is a show that has been airing on History since 2010 and has gone on to have 23 seasons. It explores the possibility that extraterrestrial life forms visited Earth thousands of years ago and the evidence to back up this theory. Despite the show’s popularity, there have been some episodes that were not well received by viewers. These are considered to be the worst episodes of Ancient Aliens, according to rankings by viewers. In this article, we will explore the worst episodes of Ancient Aliens ranked by viewers.

Written by Sophie and last updated on mar 08, 2023.

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#10 - The Mysteries of Alaska (Season 19 - Episode 8)

The vast Alaskan wilderness is known for mysterious disappearances, electromagnetic anomalies, stories of strange creatures and UFO sightings; Alaska's many mysteries could be due to a presence that is not of this world.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 45 votes.

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#9 - Ancient Aliens On Location: Mysterious Artifacts (Season 18 - Episode 15)


The team investigates the world's oldest and most incredible relics up close; Giorgio Tsoukalos takes a look back at the most mysterious artifacts from all over the globe, those he believes provide undeniable proof of extraterrestrial contact.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 72 votes.

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#8 - Alien Air Force (Season 18 - Episode 7)

Since 2017, the Navy has been releasing photos and videos of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena--and Ancient Astronaut Theorists suggest the incredible images are nearly identical to accounts from centuries ago. Could flying pyramids. bell-shaped craft and cylindrical objects represent alien craft that have been roaming Earth's skies for thousands of years?

The episode was rated 7.30 from 129 votes.

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#7 - The UFO Pioneers (Season 16 - Episode 9)


In the 20th century, pioneering scientists, journalists and investigators defied convention and began documenting UFOs. Now, with incredible new UFO accounts coming to light, will their work finally culminate in undeniable proof of extraterrestrial visitation?

The episode was rated 7.30 from 135 votes.

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#6 - The Shapeshifters (Season 15 - Episode 9)

Accounts of creatures that can shape shift from one form into another can be found, but could similarities between the ancient stories and modern-day alien abduction accounts reveal that shape shifters are real and have come to Earth.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 137 votes.

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#5 - The Shining Ones (Season 18 - Episode 17)


In Ireland, the notion of the fairy folk dates back thousands of years and originates with stories of powerful shining beings who came down from the sky; exploring if these tales have been inspired by ancient alien visitation.

The episode was rated 7.28 from 87 votes.

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#4 - The Constellation Code (Season 14 - Episode 13)

Throughout the ancient world, structures were built to mirror the constellations in the night sky and this is only apparent when they are viewed from high above; a look at the possibility that these structures were designed as messages.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 172 votes.

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#3 - Secrets Of The Star Ancestors (Season 18 - Episode 6)


In the traditions of native peoples across North America are stories of the Star Ancestors--powerful beings who descended to Earth in the distant past and are sometimes present even today. Might the ancient accounts and depictions of these visitors reveal profound truths about both humanity's origins - and its future in the stars?

The episode was rated 7.16 from 131 votes.

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#2 - Ancient Aliens On Location: Extraordinary Encounters (Season 18 - Episode 12)

Ancient Aliens has followed investigators across the globe as they've gone directly to the sites where unexplained incidents have been reported. Now, Giorgio Tsoukalos takes a look back at the most extraordinary encounters that, as far as he's concerned, provide evidence of an extraterrestrial presence on Earth.

The episode was rated 7.14 from 87 votes.

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#1 - The Shadow People (Season 18 - Episode 8)


Millions of people around the world have reported encountering shadowy entities who instill fear, shortness of breath. and even paralysis. Is it possible that the so-called "Shadow People" are more than mere figments of the imagination? Could they be visitors from other worlds - or even other dimensions?

The episode was rated 7.13 from 123 votes.

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