The story of a showdown in Deadwood, S.D., is featured in the Season 1 finale. Also: the world's deepest hotel room; a Pennsylvania uprising; the escapades of three business titans; and a lawyer's accidental shooting.
A CIA experiment with LSD is investigated. Also: the story of a man obsessed with revenge; a painting that brought down a conman; the unlikely origin of a lethal flu strain; and the foiling of a presidential grave robbery.
Included: a conspiracy to eliminate Lincoln's administration; a power lunch that halted WWIII; a surgeon-turned-predator; a great white shark attack; a man who stole $200 million from a U.S. president.
Included: the FBI takedown of a notorious gang; a tech giant's rowdy corporate retreat; a Wild West bank robbery foiled by local townsfolk; an infamous American traitor; a deadly illness associated with vampirism.
Legends revolving around an infamous Chicago villain, the attack on Pearl Harbor and a scandalous presidential campaign are explored. Also: a meal that determined an election; and a stagecoach driver's shocking secret.
A story from the space race of the 1960s; a Pennsylvania inn's connection to a Revolutionary War defeat; the origins of a real-life ghost town; a duel involving a great American president; and a survival tale from the Florida Everglades.
A big sports scandal and a famous explorer's untimely death are among the legends examined. Also: the site of a clandestine meeting that decided the U.S. economic fate; a Montana hotel where two legendary Wild West vigilantes were double-crossed; and the story of a slave couple's search for freedom.
A secluded lodge where the newly formed FBI battled a legendary outlaw is visited. Also: the Los Angeles hotel where the "Wizard of Oz" Munchkins stayed; the guestroom where a U.S president wore a disguise to avoid assassination; and a basement speakeasy where an aspiring writer spied on a famous gangster.
The story of an infamous duel between American politicians; a man who packed a loaded pistol before meeting the president; and a hotel guest who sold nuclear secrets. Also: a Montana hotel room connected to an art heist; and a Seattle lodging known for its seedy clientèle.
The story of a bogus cancer treatment facility; a hotel bar where unsuspecting patrons were forced into slave labor; a vicious Wild West outlaw's daring escape; a Civil War general's controversial murder; and a man who found his freedom underground.
A series that looks into the storied pasts of famous and not-so-famous hotels begins with a well-known inventor's room being raided by the FBI; and later, a resort that inspired a popular horror novel is toured. The premiere also features the legend of an outlaw who was double-crossed by his own gang; a Hollywood murder mystery; and a plot to kill an American president.
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Premiered: April 6, 2014
Premise: Uncovering the storied pasts of famous and not-so-famous hotels.