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History Detectives

12 Seasons, 110 Episodes - Expand All Collapse All
PBS, United States - Previously aired Tuesdays 9 p.m. - 10 p.m. EST (UTC-0500).
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Previous episode (23 Jul 2014 01:00 UTC)
History Detectives s12e04: Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?
ended 8 years, 6 months ago
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Season 1

(10 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s01e01 Fire Station/Face Artifact/Pop Lloyd's Baseball Field Tue, 15 Jul 2003
s01e02 Bonnie & Clyde/Al Ringling Theatre/Sears Home Wed, 16 Jul 2003
s01e03 Morgan Whaling Ship/Witch's House/1909 Jigsaw Puzzle Thu, 17 Jul 2003
s01e04 Portrait of George Washington/Patty Cannon/Trumpet Fri, 18 Jul 2003
s01e05 Lee's Last Orders/Natchez House/Napoleonic Sword Tue, 22 Jul 2003
s01e06 John Brown's Letters/Japanese Tea House/Poems Tue, 29 Jul 2003
s01e07 The Depot That Made Dallas/Mexico Peso/Pirate Spyglass Tue, 5 Aug 2003
s01e08 Ventriloquist Dummy/Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot/34 Star Flag Tue, 26 Aug 2003
s01e09 Sheridan's House/Mark Twain Watch/Prisoner Poem Tue, 2 Sep 2003
s01e10 The Love Dish/Rebel Gun/Prison Plaque Tue, 9 Sep 2003

Season 2

(12 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s02e01 Civil War Submarine/Red Cloud's Pipe/Edison House Tue, 22 Jun 2004
s02e02 Monopoly/Japanese Internment Camp Artwork/Lewis & Clark Cane Tue, 29 Jun 2004
s02e03 LCT103/WW2 Land Craft/The Abolitionist Flag/Mail Order Brides Tue, 6 Jul 2004
s02e04 The First Movie Studio/UFA Light/King Kong Camera Tue, 13 Jul 2004
s02e05 Dueling Pistols/Evelyn Nesbit Portrait/Little Big Horn Bayonet Tue, 20 Jul 2004
s02e06 Preston Brook's Riding Crop/Home of Lincoln Assassination Plot/Revolutionary ... Tue, 3 Aug 2004
s02e07 Ventriloquist Dummy/Witch's House/Poems Tue, 17 Aug 2004
s02e08 Bonnie & Clyde/Revolutionary War Poem/Portrait of George Washington Tue, 24 Aug 2004
s02e09 Lost Gold Ship/John Hunt Morgan Saddle/Cesar Chavez Banner Tue, 7 Sep 2004
s02e10 Pretty Boy Floyd Handgun/Paul Cuffee Muster Roll/Pop Lloyd Baseball Field Tue, 14 Sep 2004
s02e11 Charlie Parker Saxophone/Prison Plaque/Koranic School Book Tue, 21 Sep 2004
s02e12 Body in the Basement/Newport U-Boat/Shippen Golf Club Tue, 28 Sep 2004

Season 3

(11 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s03e01 The Spirit of St. Louis/Suicide Pin/Image of Apache Warrior Geronimo Tue, 28 Jun 2005
s03e02 Black Star Line Stock Certificates/Mickey Mouse's Origin/Pro-Nazi Newspaper i... Fri, 8 Jul 2005
s03e03 Arthur Szyk's Earliest Cartoons/Professor Lowe's Hot Air Balloon/Chemical War... Fri, 15 Jul 2005
s03e04 Cherokee Bible/Slave Banjo/United Empire Loyalists Tue, 26 Jul 2005
s03e05 Portrait of George Washington/Revolutionary War Poem/Revolutionary War Cannon Tue, 2 Aug 2005
s03e06 Secrets of the Tape/Mountain Mail Bag/Banned Birth Control Box Tue, 16 Aug 2005
s03e07 Doc Holliday’s Watch/Civil War Female Soldiers/Japanese Internment Camp Artwork Tue, 23 Aug 2005
s03e08 Hermann Goering's Shotgun/Calf Creek Arrow/the Edison House Tue, 30 Aug 2005
s03e09 Coney Island Lion/Legacy of a Doll/Ballet Shoes Tue, 6 Sep 2005
s03e10 Leisureama Homes/Jim Thorpe Tickets/1667 Land Grant Tue, 13 Sep 2005
s03e11 Home for Unwed Mothers/Long Expedition Encampment/Evelyn Nesbit Portrait Tue, 20 Sep 2005

Season 4

(11 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s04e01 The Chisholm Trail/Harry Houdini Poster/McKinley Casket Flag Tue, 20 Jun 2006
s04e02 Wartime Baseball/Confederate Eyeglass/Howard Hughes' Invention Tue, 27 Jun 2006
s04e03 Coca-Cola Trade Card/Vicksburg Map/Lawrence Strike Tue, 4 Jul 2006
s04e04 Alternative Service Certificates/Carolina Mystery Books/Mickey Mouse’s Origin Tue, 11 Jul 2006
s04e05 U.S.S. Indianapolis/Highlander Badge/Spirit of St. Louis Tue, 18 Jul 2006
s04e06 Orphan Film Reel/Chinese Opium Scale/Hermann Goering’s Shotgun Tue, 25 Jul 2006
s04e07 Survivor Camera/Alcoholics Anonymous Letter/Tallahassee Mystery Cross Tue, 1 Aug 2006
s04e08 Calf Creek Arrow/Doc Holliday’s Watch/Black Star Line Stock Certificates Tue, 15 Aug 2006
s04e09 Grace Kelly Automobile/Illicit P.O.W. Photos/Mystery Motorcycle Tue, 22 Aug 2006
s04e10 Lou Gehrig Autograph/Cleveland Electric Car/Philadelphia Freedom Paper Tue, 29 Aug 2006
s04e11 Superman Sketch/Lost Musical Treasure/Rebel Whiskey Flask Tue, 5 Sep 2006

Season 5

(10 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s05e01 3-D Cuban Missile Crisis/Amon Andy Record/Women's Suffrage Painting Tue, 26 Jun 2007
s05e02 Continental Currency/Short-Snorter/Liberty Bell Pin Tue, 3 Jul 2007
s05e03 GAR Photograph/Jefferson Pledge/Dempsey Fight Bell Tue, 10 Jul 2007
s05e04 Atocha Spanish Silver/Lucy Parsons Book/Ernie Pyle’s Typewriter Tue, 17 Jul 2007
s05e05 Great Mexican War Posters/Nora Holt Autograph Book/Muhlenberg Robe Tue, 24 Jul 2007
s05e06 NC-4/Howard Hughes Crash/Professor Lowe's Hot Air Balloon506 Tue, 31 Jul 2007
s05e07 Red Cloud Letter/32 Ford Roadster/Cast Iron Eagle Tue, 21 Aug 2007
s05e08 Lincoln Letter/Quaker Map/USS Indianapolis Tue, 28 Aug 2007
s05e09 Bill Pickett Saddle/McKinley Casket Flag/Hitler Films Tue, 4 Sep 2007
s05e10 USS Thresher/Pete Gray Cartoon/Manhattan Project Letter Tue, 11 Sep 2007

Season 6

(9 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s06e01 WWII Diary/1856 Mormon Table/Annie Oakley Coin Tue, 1 Jul 2008
s06e02 Red Hand Flag/Seth Eastman Painting/Isleton Tong Tue, 8 Jul 2008
s06e03 China Marine Jacket/Airstream Caravan/Lincoln Forgery Tue, 22 Jul 2008
s06e04 Hindenburg Artifact/Bonus Army Stamp/Dempsey Fight Bell Tue, 29 Jul 2008
s06e05 GAR Photograph/Bill Pickett Saddle/Hitler Films Tue, 5 Aug 2008
s06e06 Black Tom Shell/USS Olympia Glass/Front Street Blockhouse Tue, 12 Aug 2008
s06e07 John Adams Book/Mankato Spoon/NC-4 Tue, 19 Aug 2008
s06e08 Shipwreck Cannons/Connecticut Farmhouse/Kahlil Gibran Painting Tue, 9 Sep 2008
s06e09 Blueprint Special/Monroe Letter/Atocha Spanish Silver Tue, 16 Sep 2008

Season 7

(11 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s07e01 PsychoPhone/War Dog Letter/Pancho Villa Watch Fob Tue, 23 Jun 2009
s07e02 Manhattan Project Patent/Galleon Shipwreck/Creole Poems Tue, 30 Jun 2009
s07e03 St. Valentine's Day Massacre/Booth Letter/Cemetery Alarm Tue, 7 Jul 2009
s07e04 Sideshow Babies/Lubin Photos/Navajo Rug Tue, 14 Jul 2009
s07e05 Tokyo Rose Recording/Crazy Horse Photo/WWII Diary Tue, 21 Jul 2009
s07e06 Amelia Earhart Plane/Fillmore Pardon/Boxcar Home Tue, 28 Jul 2009
s07e07 Hindenburg Artifact/John Adams Book/Birthplace of Hip-Hop Tue, 11 Aug 2009
s07e08 Mussolini Dagger/Liberia Letter/N.E.A.R. Device Tue, 18 Aug 2009
s07e09 WPA Mural Studies/George Washington Miniature/Japanese Balloon Bomb Tue, 25 Aug 2009
s07e10 Stalag 17 Portrait/Seadrome/Black Tom Shell Tue, 1 Sep 2009
s07e11 Civil War Bridge/Scottsboro Boys Stamp/Duke Ellington Plates Tue, 8 Sep 2009

Season 8

(11 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s08e01 Space Exploration Tue, 22 Jun 2010
s08e02 Iwo Jima Map/Copperhead Cane/Theremin Tue, 29 Jun 2010
s08e03 Lauste Film Clip/Baker's Gold/Transatlantic Cable Tue, 6 Jul 2010
s08e04 Andrew Jackson's Mouth/Barton Letter/Spybook Tue, 13 Jul 2010
s08e05 Cromwell Dixon/Bartlett Sketchbook/Duke Ellington Plates Tue, 20 Jul 2010
s08e06 Korean War Letter/Diana/Lookout Mt. Painting Tue, 27 Jul 2010
s08e07 Stalag 17 Portrait/George Washington Miniature/St Valentine's Day Massacre Tue, 10 Aug 2010
s08e08 Hot Town Poster/Face Jug/Lost City of Gold Tue, 17 Aug 2010
s08e09 Jackie Robinson All-Stars/Modoc Basket/Special Agent Five Tue, 24 Aug 2010
s08e10 WB Cartoons/Galvez Papers/Mussolini Dagger Tue, 31 Aug 2010
s08e11 Chicago Clock/Universal Friends/War Dog Letter Tue, 7 Sep 2010

Season 9

(12 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s09e01 Yakima Canutt's Saddle/The Ni'ihau Incident/Civil War Cannon Wed, 22 Jun 2011
s09e02 Spanish Civil War Eulogy/Word War II Leaflets/Tiffany Window Wed, 29 Jun 2011
s09e03 Siberian Bullet/John Brown Pike/Ronald McDonald Costume Wed, 6 Jul 2011
s09e04 African American Comic Book/Lindberg-Sikorsky Fabric/Civil War Letters Wed, 13 Jul 2011
s09e05 Drone Propeller/Clara Barton Letter/Teddy Roosevelt War Club Wed, 20 Jul 2011
s09e06 Baker's Gold/Kittery Telescope/Japanese Carved Cane Wed, 27 Jul 2011
s09e07 Andrew Jackson's Mouth/Modoc Basket/Hot Town Poster Wed, 24 Aug 2011
s09e08 Marion Carpenter Camera/Drug Smuggling Doll/Florida Map Wed, 31 Aug 2011
s09e09 1775 Almanac/Exercise Records/Moon Museum Wed, 7 Sep 2011
s09e10 Leopold Medal/Suffrage Pennant/WB Cartoons Wed, 21 Sep 2011
s09e11 Continental Club Card/Saint Valentine's Day Massacre/Society Circus Program Wed, 28 Sep 2011
s09e12 Chandler Tintype/Ince Ledger/Harlem Heirs Wed, 12 Oct 2011

Season 10

(7 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s10e01 Bob Dylan Guitar/Beatles Autographs/Frank Zappa Collage Wed, 18 Jul 2012
s10e02 Civil War Derringers/Fiery Cross/Motown Amp Wed, 25 Jul 2012
s10e03 Rogue Book/Empire State Building Plane Crash Piece/Bettie Page Slide/Hollywoo... Wed, 25 Jul 2012
s10e04 WWII Patch/Lincoln Oath/Chief Black Kettle/Marshall House Flag Wed, 1 Aug 2012
s10e05 Luxury Liner Picture Frame/Woolworth Sign/Nazi Spy Toys Wed, 8 Aug 2012
s10e06 Vietnamese Soldier's Diary; Bootlegger's Notebook; Hollywood Indian Ledger Wed, 3 Oct 2012
s10e07 WWI Poster; Valley Forge Map; Transistor Radio; 70-Year-Old Business Card Wed, 10 Oct 2012

Season 11

(2 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s11e01 A bill of sale for a 17-year-old "negro girl" leads to a story of a person wh... Wed, 9 Jan 2013
s11e02 Four stories from the American West include a saddle connected to Yakima Canu... Wed, 3 Apr 2013

Season 12

(4 episodes)
Episode # Title Airing date watched All / None
s12e01 Special Investigations: Civil War Sabotage Wed, 2 Jul 2014
s12e02 Special Investigations: The disappearance of Glenn Miller Wed, 9 Jul 2014
s12e03 Special Investigations: Texas Servant Girl Murders Wed, 16 Jul 2014
s12e04 Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? Wed, 23 Jul 2014