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Unsolved Mysteries TV Show

TV Series Summary for Unsolved Mysteries

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The 80's TV show Unsolved Mysteries explores unsolved cases in which viewers can call in and help solve the cases. The series focuses on cases like: lost loves, missing persons, disappearances and unexplained supernatural occurrences.

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DVD Release Dates and Info for Unsolved Mysteries Series

03/21/2006 - Best of

TV Show Plot For Unsolved Mysteries

Robert Stack hosts this reality based investigation into unsolved mysteries ranging from murders to UFO sightings. The show features reenactments of various crimes and unexplained incidents, as well as interviews with the actual people involved. A toll free number is provided for anyone with information on the case to call.

Unsolved Mysteries episodes consist of four segments and sometimes shows updates of previous cases. Unsolved Mysteries has solved approximately 40% of the cases shown on the series.

Unsolved Mysteries started with a network special in January 1987. Raymond Burr hosted the original show which featured four reality based mysteries. The success of the special led to six additional episodes, the first two hosted by Karl Malden and the others by Robert Stack. In the fall of 1988 Unsolved Mysteries became a regular weekly series on NBC.

Unsolved Mysteries televisied a total of 553 episodes from 1988 to 2002. Six 4-disc DVD sets have been released, each with a different theme.

Cast of Unsolved Mysteries TV Show

Robert Stack - Host
Virginia Madsen - Co-host(1999)
Keely Shaye Smith - Correspondent(1995-1997)

Trivia for the TV Show Unsolved Mysteries

In 1992, NBC aired a spin-off of Unsolved Mysteries called Final Appeal.

Actor Matthew McConaughey appeared as a murder victim in an Unsolved Mysteries re-enactment.

Unsolved Mysteries won ASCAP Awards for Top TV Series in 1992 and 1993.

From 1997 to 1999 the series ran as The New Unsolved Mysteries on the CBS network.

Top 20 Ratings Info for Unsolved Mysteries Series

1988-89 - 1st Season - Ranked #17
1989-90 - 2nd Season - Ranked #11

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Unsolved Mysteries was televised from 10/05/1988 to 09/20/2002, on the NBC network.

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