Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction

Season 4 Episode 12

Episode 44

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Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Aug 29, 2002 on FOX
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Segment 1: "Witness To Murder" - Back in the days, scientists wanted to catch something incredible on tape - ghosts. One scientist, although, was obsessed with capturing one on tape, and he was also running out of time and money. One night, a called a paranormal investigator who could possibly raise the dead spirits of a house. When they went inside, they saw two ghosts and a murder that happened years before. A man choked his wife with a rope, but then when the ghost saw the crew and paranormal investigator, he was mad. The crew left happy because they were the first to get the whole incident on film, but when they went out to the car of the scientists', they found the film wrapped around his neck - he was choked to death.

Segment 2: "Roulette Wheel" - A man who always goes to casinos never wins, he always spends his whole paycheck on gambling at the Roulette Wheel. After he spends his whole check, he goes into the bathroom to wash his face and dry his hands, but when he goes to dry his hands, he gets an electric shock. He went back to the bar and got something to drink. When the waitress came back over, he asked her to flip the coin for the check, and he won. He flipped the coin twenty-six times and all twenty-six times he guess right. He started doing this at the Roulette Wheel with ten dollars he secretly keeps in his shoe in case of an emergency, and he won five-hundred thousand dollars. He went to go back to wash up in the bathroom, and got shocked yet again. When he went back to the wheel, he lost all of the money he gained.

Segment 3: "The Phrenologist's Head" - When a woman and her husband go into the doctors office to discover why she is having what she thinks are migraines, he has bad news - it's not a migraine but a tumor. It's a very dangerous and possibly lethal type of tumor so they will have to operate on her head soon. The doctors' wife goes in the office and give him a gift - a Phrenologist Head which shows a head divided into categories and numbers in the showing what they mean. A shot kept showing up on number eleven even the the doctor and his wife washed off the lost four times. Before the operation, the doctor looked at the head again. The spot, yet again, had a smudge on it. He looked to see what number eleven meant and then realized that he mixed up the diagnosis, when he look on the sheet and saw a tumor, it was that of an eighty-eight year old man. The operation would have been completely useless.

Segment 4: "The Bridge" - A young woman likes to go camping and explore in the wilderness, and she knows all the tactics and has all of he skills to survive in nature. The barometer kept falling, and it was getting windy and cold out. While she was walking slowly across a huge bridge, she is afraid she will fall off so she ties her buckle to the side of the bridge. Suddenly, out of nowhere, a lady in a nurses' uniform with her name tag on her shirt is on the bridge and tells her she will be alright and that should hurry off the bridge. The lady gave the young woman strength to get across the bridge, and the moment after she did, the bridge collapsed. Her parents came shortly after the incident, and she told them the story. They revealed to her that she was their adopted daughter, and that their mother was a registered nurse and she had died years earlier.

Segment 5: "The Cigar Box" - After a little girl gets an old cigar box in a sale for a dollar, the cigar box kept shaking. The girl and the mother didn't think much of it, they thought perhaps an old shaking toy was in it. At the diner where the mom worked, Mr. August (Campbell Lane), came in and knew that the little girl had the box. He asked for one item in there, a Purple Heart, because he had won it after fighting in World War 2. After he got the Purple Heart, he left the diner. After the Mother's shift was done, they were walking on the street and had discovered that someone had died, and Mr. August was that man. He had died with the Purple Heart in his hand, even though the man at the ambulance said he must have been dead for at least two days.moreless

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