Unsolved Mysteries - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • Episode #57
    Episode #57
    Episode 31
    9/12/90
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Wanted: Criminal defense attorney Gretchen Burford was mugged and stabbed to death after making a late night deposit at an ATM. Her killer is still at large.

    Repeat segments include:

    The Unexplained:A report on the discovery of circles and other strange geometric shapes in corn and wheat fields in the United Kingdom. (Aired: January 31, 1990) Includes update.

    Lost Loves:Patti English, a hearing impaired Ohio woman is searching for her biological father. (Aired: January 17, 1990) Includes update.

    Wanted:The discovery of bizarre letters in a shopping mall indicating that Mikki Jo West, a missing 19 year-old from Missouri, has been killed. (Aired: January 25, 1989)

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  • Episode #56
    Episode #56
    Episode 30
    9/5/90
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Missing Persons: A report on a missing 4-year-old Tennessee girl, Marlena Childress, who has reportedly been seen since her alleged 1987 death, despite her mother confessing to killing her.

    Repeat segments include:

    Unexplained Death: Heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston was found dead of a heroin overdose in his home in 1971. His death was ruled an accident. His family and colleagues believe he was murdered. (Aired: November 22, 1989)

    Fraud: Businesswoman Gertrude Pruitt, a grandmotherly southern belle, vanishes with 3 million dollars stolen from clients who invested money in her fraudulent upholstery company. (Aired: March 21, 1990) Includes update.

    Lost Loves: Irvin Freeman's search for the foster daughter he hasn't seen since 1943. (Aired: April 25, 1990)

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  • Episode #55
    Episode #55
    Episode 29
    8/22/90
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: Illinois Sheriff's officer Ralph Probst is shot to death in his kitchen in 1967. His former partner continues the search for Probst's killers.

    Repeat segments include:

    Sci-Med: The search for the cure of an unknown illness that has stricken four members of the Smith family. (Aired: April 4, 1990)

    Wanted: Dale Hyde became involved with a woman in Corpus Christi and moved in with her and her three sons. Later, Hyde attempted to strangle one of her sons. Authorities are searching for him.(Aired: February 21, 1990)

    Updates: The bank robber known as "Fumbles" has been captured. (Aired: March 28, 1990)

    Robbery: A report on the recent increase of "crash and dash" robberies in which brazen thieves drive cars through department store windows. (Aired: November 22, 1989)

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  • Episode #54
    Episode #54
    Episode 28
    5/16/90
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Mysterious Legends: The examination of a new angle in the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy and the idea that Sirhan Sirhan may not have worked alone.

    Repeat segments include:

    Lost Loves: Bill Purinton searches for his sister, Jackie, who was lost when his family was split apart by adoption. (Aired: February 1, 1989)

    Missing Persons: Theories abound that Elizabeth Campbell, a Texas A&M student missing since 1988, may have been abducted and forced into prostitution. (Aired: November 22, 1989)

    Updates: Infant Avery James Norris had been kidnapped from the hospital by a woman posing as a nurse. His kidnapper has now been captured and he has been reunited with his parents. (Aired December 13, 1989)

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  • Episode #53
    Episode #53
    Episode 27
    5/2/90
    6.0

    Cases include:

    Sci-Med:A report on the psychic bond experienced by three sets of identical twins. In one case, a twin was able to see that her identical twin sister had been involved in a car accident.

    Updates: Elmer Locker Jr. has been captured.

    Wanted: The FBI hunts for Columbian drug dealers in the Miami area using a sting operation based out of an electronics store.

    Wanted: The dragnet for a rapist who targets shopping malls in the Boston area and has left behind at least nine victims.

    Treasure: Fortune hunters have been searching for a fortune in stolen gold, allegedly buried somewhere in the hills of Montana by a crooked sheriff during the 1860s.

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  • Episode #52
    Episode #52
    Episode 26
    4/25/90
    8.5

    Cases include:

    The Unexplained: Teresita Basa was brutally murdered in Chicago in 1977. Basa's co-worker soon began having strange visions and claims Basa returned from beyond the grave to name her own killer.

    Updates: A report on Jim Baczkowski, a Vietnam vet who was reunited with an army nurse who helped him come to terms with the loss of his leg.

    Fraud: In Arlington, Virginia, Undercover Police Detective, Bruce Hackert had drug dealers and con men approach him with hopes of evading prison terms. Hackert lured most of them into a sting operation but a few are still on the run.

    Lost Loves: Irvin Freeman's search for the foster daughter he hasn't seen since 1943.

    Wanted: A 1990 massacre at a Las Cruces, New Mexico bowling alley that claimed the lives of four innocent people.

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  • Episode #51
    Episode #51
    Episode 25
    4/4/90
    6.0

    Cases include:

    Updates: Jonathan 'Thumper' Brown has been captured.

    Sci-Med: The search for the cure of an unknown illness that has stricken four members of the Smith family.

    Repeat segments include:

    Unexplained Death: Kay Hall was found dead on a desolate Virginia road in 1987, her ex-husband, Bob Hall, attempts to prove his innocence. Update: Bob Hall has been indicted. (Aired: October 11, 1989)

    Wanted: A report on a coin scam that is sweeping New York. (Aired: October 11, 1989)

    Unexplained Death: The search for an arsonist who torched a dog kennel, and who has continued to harass its elderly owner, Mabel Woods. (Aired: October 11, 1989)

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  • Episode #50
    Episode #50
    Episode 24
    3/28/90
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Lost Loves: Geoffrey Harding's search for his long lost brother who was abducted from his parent's home by two unidentified teenage girls in 1944.

    Wanted: The FBI dragnet for the mastermind, Pedro Uribe behind a suburban New Jersey cocaine and money-laundering ring.

    Missing Persons: Meth manufacturer Elmer Locker Jr. jumped bail after convincing family to post his bond. If he is not located soon, his family may lose their home.

    Fraud: The "sweetheart swindler", a con man who steals women's hearts, and their money.

    Wanted: The search for two teenagers whose bloody killing spree in the fall of 1988 spanned three states and claimed four victims.

    Updates: The bank robber known as "Fumbles" has been captured.

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  • Episode #49
    Episode #49
    Episode 23
    3/21/90
    5.0

    Cases include:

    Lost Loves: Jim Baczkowski, a Vietnam vet who was severely injured in battle, is searching for Captain Linda Sharp, a kind army nurse who helped him recover and come to terms with the loss of his leg.

    Fraud: Businesswoman Gertrude Pruitt, a grandmotherly southern belle, vanishes with 3 million dollars stolen from clients who invested money in her fraudulent upholstery company.

    Updates: A report on the capture of convicted child killer David Harry Fisher.

    Missing Persons: Police search for the identity of an anonymous man who ingested a lethal dose of cyanide at the Sacred Hearts Church in Boise, Idaho.

    Unexplained Death: A report on the 1989 robbery of a Noel, Missouri bank, and the brutal slaying of its president, Dan Short.

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  • Episode #48
    Episode #48
    Episode 22
    2/21/90
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: The search for Joe Owens, a Seattle man who murdered his wife, buried her in the backyard, and then called his nephew to explain that he was going to kill himself.

    Missing Persons: The police would like to give a cash reward to a man who phoned in a tip that led to the capture of the "Night Stalker" killer.

    Lost Loves: A Georgia woman's quest to locate the person who protected her from child abuse.

    Wanted: Dale Hyde became involved with a woman in Corpus Christi and moved in with her and her three sons. Later, Hyde attempted to strangle one of her sons. Authorities are searching for him.

    Update: The abducted Baskin children have been spotted.

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  • Episode #47
    Episode #47
    Episode 21
    2/14/90
    6.0

    Cases Include:

    The Unexplained: Georgia Rudolph's recollections of a past life. She believes she is the reincarnated spirit of a girl who lived a century earlier who took her own life.

    Unexplained Death: A report on the unusual 1988 shooting death of police officer Steve Sandlin. His family believes he was murdered.

    Wanted: The dragnet for Jonathan "Thumper" Brown, an alleged meth manufacturer and motorcycle gang member.

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  • 3rd Anniversary Special
    2/11/90
    0.0

    A special episode celebrating 3 years of Unsolved Mysteries:

    Updates: A review of those who have been captured as a result of being profiled on previous episodes including: Robert Weeks, Steven Cox and John Mooney

    Updates: An update on the legend of a treasure buried beneath mountains in New Mexico that was allegedly discovered in 1937, and later confiscated by the U.S. government.

    Updates: A review of the capture of John Burns and Don Davis and a review of solved lost love cases including: the Riegers family and Jim Meade.

    The profile of the following cases with new interviews:

    Lost Loves:Pat Mealbach believes she is the Siamese twin of a member of the Dodge auto family, and now heir to the family fortune. (Aired: January 20, 1987)

    Amnesia:16 year-old Jenny Pratt is left with brain damage after being struck with a board while on a motorcycle ride with her older boyfriend, Curtis Croft, a former drug dealer. Authorities believe a group of teenagers may have targeted the young couple. (Aired: December 14, 1988)

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  • Episode #45
    Episode #45
    Episode 19
    2/7/90
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: Arizona businessman Chuck Morgan's unusual 1977 death. Before he died, he confessed to his wife that he was an undercover operative working for the federal government.

    The Unexplained: Sightings of a "monster" nicknamed "Ogopogo" in British Columbia's Lake Okanagan, and a new video of the creature.

    Updates: Leeanne Robinson is reunited with her half sister and brother.

    Wanted: Marvin and Sandra Maple are wanted for abducting their grandchildren, Christy and Bobby Baskin.

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  • Episode #44
    Episode #44
    Episode 18
    1/31/90
    9.0

    Cases include:

    The Unexplained: A report on the discovery of circles and other strange geometric shapes in corn and wheat fields in the United Kingdom.

    Unexplained Death: Four black teenagers out for a ride are driven off a Greens borough, North Carolina highway in the fall of 1988. One of the teens, 19 year-old Kenneth Dungee, is killed. Police fear the attack may have been racially motivated.

    Updates: Sharon Stevens has been reunited with the foster parents she lived with as a child.

    Missing Persons: The disappearance of a Chicago novelist Keith Reinhard, who vanished in Colorado while working on a story about the real life disappearance of another man the year prior.

    FBI Alerts:William Slagle and Rafael Rodriguez are two wanted fugitives.

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  • Episode #43
    Episode #43
    Episode 17
    1/24/90
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1984 shooting of 29 year-old Mark Groezinger of Denver, Colorado. His wife Judy, remains a suspect.

    Repeat segments include:

    The Unexplained: A report on the alleged 1947 crash of a UFO in Roswell, New Mexico. (Aired September 20, 1989)

    Missing Persons: The unsolved 1988 New Mexico disappearances of 19 year-old Tara Calico, and 9 year-old Michael Henley. (Aired: September 20, 1989)

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  • Episode #42
    Episode #42
    Episode 16
    1/17/90
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Wanted: A woman driving on a road in Connecticut encounters a bizarre truck driver who's game of taunting drivers turns violent when he pulls over and shoots her in the face.

    The Investigators: A woman helps to reunite people with lost loves, this as a result of her own quest to find a lost love one.

    Unexplained Death: Kevin Hughes' job working for country music charts in Nashville may have been the reason behind his murder.

    Lost Loves: Patti English, a hearing impaired Ohio woman is searching for her biological father.

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  • Episode #41
    Episode #41
    Episode 15
    1/10/90
    6.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: Allegations of a cover-up cloud the unsolved 1935 shooting death of George Conniff, a Newport, Washington police officer.

    Repeat segments include:

    Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1984 murder of Michigan real estate agent Jack Brown. Some believe it was a contract hit. (Aired: September 27, 1989)

    The Unexplained: A report on Pennsylvania churchgoers who believe a statue of the Christ blinked at them. (Aired: September 27, 1989)

    Fraud:The search for William Eugene Hilliard, a con man who allegedly defrauded members of a Florida nudist camp and also molested a young girl. (Aired September 27, 1989) Includes update.

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  • Episode #40
    Episode #40
    Episode 14
    1/3/90
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Missing Persons: The unsolved 1981 disappearance of a Toledo, Ohio legal secretary, Cindy Anderson. In the year prior, Cindy was plagued by bizarre and violent dreams that may have foretold her fate.

    Wanted: Jimmy Aprile's search for his missing kids who were abducted by his wife Melvine. She also stole about two million dollars from his bank account.

    Unexplained Death: The search for the shooter of 3 ATV riders killed on Signal Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1988.

    The Unexplained: Church choir members who claim their lives were spared from an explosion by divine intervention.

    Special Alert: The manhunt for an alleged armed robber and killer on the FBI's Most Wanted list.

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  • Episode #39
    Episode #39
    Episode 13
    12/20/89
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Lost Loves: A 1930's case involving a baby left in a hatbox along an Arizona road on Christmas Eve. Now Sharon Elliot is looking for her natural parents.

    Final Appeal: A Chicago physician, Dr. John Branion's final appeal over the 1967 death of his wife Donna. Branion is serving a prison term and proclaims his innocence.

    Lost Loves: Joseph Schambier, a telephone Santa, is involved in a40-year search for his own child.

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  • Episode #38
    Episode #38
    Episode 12
    12/13/89
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Fraud: The search for a New Mexico man, Ed Barbara, who bilked investors in a phony gold mine.

    Updates: Infant Avery James Norris had been kidnapped from the hospital by a woman posing as a nurse. His kidnapper has now been captured and he has been reunited with his parents.

    Unexplained Death: The 1986 shooting of 21 year-old Rae Ann Mossor of Roanoke, Virginia. Her death was ruled a suicide, but her family suspects foul play.

    Lost Loves: A report on a Georgia Tan who ran a crooked 1940s orphanage that abducted children and sold them to new parents. Several "orphans" are now searching for their biological parents.

    Wanted: Donald Eugene Web is wanted for the 1980 murder of police Chief Greg Adams.

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  • Episode #37
    Episode #37
    Episode 11
    12/6/89
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Wanted: The dragnet for John Hawkins, the mastermind behind a clever life insurance scam in which a man was killed, and his identity stolen.

    Wanted: The desperate search for David Harry Fisher, a fugitive convicted of the rape and murder of a 13 year-old girl in 1970, who has been on the run since he literally walked away from a minimum security prison in 1974.

    Lost Loves: Leeanne Robinson's search for her half sister and brother.

    Fraud: The 1985 disappearance of a crooked investor, Woody Kelly. Some believe he is still alive despite the fact his yacht was found adrift on Lake Michigan with no one on board.

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  • Episode #36
    Episode #36
    Episode 10
    11/29/89
    7.0

    Cases include:

    Wanted: Maria Armstrong, who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, is wanted for questioning in the murder of her boyfriend, Ron Argenti in Mesa, Arizona.

    Lost Loves: Stephan Ross, a Nazi death camp survivor, now living in Boston is looking to be reunited with the American soldier who gave him an American flag which gave him hope of survival.

    Unexplained Death: Ralph Sigler, a U.S. Army intelligence officer is found dead in a Maryland hotel room and his death is ruled a suicide. His family believes he was murdered by Soviet agents.

    Wanted: Charles Wilson Chester is accused of robbing a number of Maryland banks. He is also accused of murdering his wife.

    Updates: Bobby Dennie has been captured after being listed on the FBI's Most Wanted List.

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  • Episode #35
    Episode #35
    Episode 9
    11/22/89
    6.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: Heavyweight boxing champion Sonny Liston was found dead of a heroin overdose in his home in 1971. His death was ruled an accident. His family and colleagues believe he was murdered.

    Missing Persons: Theories abound that Elizabeth Campbell, a Texas A&M student missing since 1988, may have been abducted and forced into prostitution.

    Lost Loves: Sharon Stevens is searching for her foster parents, Bill and Cynthia Zelinski.

    Robbery: A report on the recent increase of "crash and dash" robberies in which brazen thieves drive cars through department store windows.

    Updates: The Riegers family has been reunited after decades of separation.

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  • Episode #34
    Episode #34
    Episode 8
    11/15/89
    7.8

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: Rhonda Hinson was shot in her car shortly after a Christmas party in 1981 and the authorities in North Carolina are seeking suspects in her death.

    Fraud: A mother-daughter psychic team, Lena Wilson and Ann Correcelli, stationed in Peoria, IL, has bilked unsuspecting people out of money.

    Lost Heirs: Heirs are sought for Howard Drummond, a reclusive elderly man who stayed at a Michigan YMCA left a fortune of $250,000.

    Updates: William Eugene Hilliard, a con-man who allegedly defrauded members of a Florida nudist camp has been captured.

    Sci-Med: Don Hamilton is accidentally shot while hunting with friends. He later experiences a miraculous recovery.

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  • Episode #33
    Episode #33
    Episode 7
    11/8/89
    6.0

    Cases include:

    The Unexplained: Former San Diego police officer Doyle Wheeler claims that other cops tried to kill him after he gave testimony about police brutality.

    Wanted: The DEA dragnet for Salvatore Michael Caruana, a narcotics smuggler with connections to organized crime. A roll call of other drug kingpins.

    Updates: Bail jumper, Charles Wickman has been captured.

    Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1982 murder of 3 year-old Rachel Runyon from Sunset, Utah. Police believe Satanists and child pornographers were responsible her death.

    Fraud: Gene Flannes is wanted for defrauding members of an Arkansas retiree community out of nearly 4 million dollars.

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  • Episode #32
    Episode #32
    Episode 6
    11/1/89
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Updates: The Chevy Chase Bandit has been captured and Louis Carlucci has been recaptured.

    Mysterious Legends: The last flight of Rudolf Hess, and speculation on the possibility that a double served his prison sentence.

    Amnesia: The bizarre disappearance of Patricia Meehan, who literally walked away from a car accident in the spring of 1989. Her family believes she is still alive and may be suffering from amnesia.

    Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1988 Arlington, Virginia murder of 24 year-old Veronica Jefferson, who was last seen conversing with an unidentified man at a supermarket.

    Updates: An accessory to Gary Magno's fraud has been captured. Separated as children, missing siblings to Robert Pearce, John Reiger and Celia Wangler have been reunited.

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  • Episode #31
    Episode #31
    Episode 5
    10/25/89
    9.0

    Cases include:

    Missing Persons: Corning Glassworks plant security guard Dale Kerstetter disappears with a quarter million in platinum. Was he the mastermind behind the theft, or a hapless victim?

    Updates: An "Orphan train" passenger is reunited with her long lost brother.

    The Unexplained: Sightings of unknown lights in the skies above Marfa, Texas.

    Unexplained Death: The search for the killer of Jay Cook and Tanya Van Cuylenborg, two teenage lovers murdered while vacationing in Washington State in 1987. The killer continues to taunt the victim's families with bizarre greeting cards.

    Wanted: A Georgia con-woman, Bonnie Wilder made off with a department store's weekly bank deposit.

    Missing Persons: A roll call of 10 missing persons cases.

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  • Episode #30
    Episode #30
    Episode 4
    10/18/89
    6.0

    Cases include:

    Wanted: The dragnet for Greg Web, an ex-police chief of Lyons, Nebraska, accused of murdering his girlfriend, Anna Anton.

    Lost Loves: Two brothers, Robert Pearce and John Reiger and a sister Celia Wangler, search for other missing siblings lost when their family was split apart by adoption.

    Updates: The capture of a Georgia convict John Mooney.

    Fraud: The hunt for Gary Magno a "psychic surgeon" who bilked his patients.

    The Investigators: Heir hunter Gene Kiley tracks down the rightful owners of unclaimed money.

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  • Episode #29
    Episode #29
    Episode 3
    10/11/89
    9.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: Kay Hall was found dead on a desolate Virginia road in 1987, apparently run over by her own pickup truck. Her ex-husband, Bob Hall, attempts to prove his innocence.

    Updates: Vietnam vet Jim Meade is reunited with a kind nurse who helped him recover after he sustained severe injuries in battle.

    Wanted: A report on a coin scam that is sweeping New York.

    Unexplained Death: The search for an arsonist who torched a dog kennel, and who has continued to harass its elderly owner, Mabel Woods.

    Missing Persons: The unsolved 1979 disappearance of five Hawaiian fishermen during a storm, and strange clues, which seem to indicate that four of the men may still be alive.

    FBI Alerts: In Baltimore, Avery James Norris was kidnapped from the hospital where he was born by a woman posing as a nurse.

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  • Episode #28
    Episode #28
    Episode 2
    9/27/89
    5.0

    Cases include:

    Unexplained Death: The unsolved 1984 murder of Michigan real estate agent Jack Brown. Some believe it was a contract hit.

    The Unexplained: A report on Pennsylvania churchgoers who believe a statue of the Christ blinked at them.

    Updates: Sheldon Weinberg has been captured.

    FBI Alerts: William Sessions profiles fugitives: Bobby Dennie, Melvin Edward Mays and Leslie Ibsen Rogge.

    Fraud: The search for William Eugene Hilliard, a con man who allegedly defrauded members of a Florida nudist camp and also molested a young girl.

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  • Episode #27
    Episode #27
    Episode 1
    9/20/89
    8.0

    Cases include:

    Updates: The arrest of Charles Mulet, a former Louisiana cop accused of molesting six young girls.

    Lost Loves: Vietnam vet Jim Meade is searching for a kind nurse named Betty Stevens who helped him recover after he sustained severe injuries in battle.

    The Unexplained: A report on the alleged 1947 crash of a UFO in Roswell, New Mexico. A nearby farmer apparantly ran across the crash site and led authorities to the site. Later, the United States government apparently covered up the incident.

    Missing Persons: The unsolved 1988 New Mexico disappearances of 19 year-old Tara Calico, and 9 year-old Michael Henley. The recent discovery of an eerie Polaroid photograph in Florida seems to indicate they were abducted, and are being held against their will.

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