Expedition Unknown

10 Worst Episodes of Expedition Unknown

The adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates unsolved iconic stories across the globe.

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#1 - Dalton Gang's Outlaw Fortune (Season 10 - Episode 3)

Josh Gates heads to the Wild West in search of the hidden loot heisted by infamous lawmen turned criminals, the Dalton Gang. Re-tracing the Gang's last steps and investigating their final, deadly shoot-out, Josh chases a fortune worth millions today.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 23 votes.

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#2 - Mysteries of Bermuda Triangle (Season 8 - Episode 7)


Josh Gates dives into the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle. His investigation leads him to the ocean floor, the skies above and even the edge of space as he tackles some of the most intriguing disappearances in history.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 46 votes.

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#3 - World's 8th Wonder (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Josh is on the trail of Russiaโ€™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 cityโ€™s amazing turnaround since the end of the Cold War.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 207 votes.

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#4 - Revealing the Triangle (Season 8 - Episode 8)


In the conclusion of his epic investigation, Josh Gates uses cutting-edge technology to investigate the Triangle's most infamous shipwreck and lost flights. Will he find answers to just how the Triangle works or will it forever remain a mystery?

The episode was rated 7.50 from 46 votes.

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#5 - Amelia Earhart (Season 1 - Episode 1)

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 pilotโ€™s remains.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 269 votes.

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#6 - The Hunt for Our Ancient Ancestors (Season 8 - Episode 3)


Josh Gates ventures to Africa, embedding with fierce warriors and squaring off with lions to investigate the mystery of humanity's origins. Then, Expedition X ventures into Cambodia's jungle searching for a monster that's haunted the area for centuries.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 57 votes.

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#7 - The Fortune of the Buzzard (Season 8 - Episode 6)

Josh Gates takes on the Indian Ocean's punishing waters as he chases the lost treasure of Olivier Levasseur, AKA "The Buzzard," rumored to be worth more than a billion dollars.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 55 votes.

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#8 - The Legend of Jesse James (Season 1 - Episode 4)


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

The episode was rated 7.55 from 163 votes.

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#9 - True Cross of Christ (Season 2 - Episode 8)

Gates searches for the True Cross. This relic, said to have mystical healing powers, has been lost for 2,000 years. Gates visits Jerusalem, Israel and Istanbul, Turkey, to find if the cross or fragments of it still exist. The cross was cut into three pieces on the orders of Empress Helena. He examines this legend at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City where the tomb of Jesus is located and where he was crucified. Then he learns more about crucifixion in Tel Aviv, and discovers ancient cross wall carvings at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 141 votes.

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#10 - Mysteries of Moses (Season 11 - Episode 11)


Looking to answer enduring questions around Moses' existence and the story of Exodus, Josh takes an epic adventure that starts with opening an ancient Egyptian tomb and ends with trekking what could be the true Mount Sinai.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 26 votes.

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