Is It Real?

2005, TV Show

Full Episodes(31)

Latest Episode: Ghost Ships

Aug 14, 2007 Season 2 Episode 19 watch on (Paid)

The Flying Dutchman that can never go home. The fate of the crew of the Mary Celeste. National Geographic takes us on a voyage through nautical legends and challenges some of the most mysterious maritime tales.

King Arthur

May 07, 2007 Season 2 Episode 17

King Arthur is the greatest of British literary heroes. From the 12th century to the 20th, his exploits have been celebrated. But is the story true?
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Feral Children

Mar 19, 2007 Season 2 Episode 16

Feral Children. Children living in the wild--and surviving with the wild--have fascinated and haunted us for centuries. Like Romulus and Remus, mythical twins raised by a she-wolf, and the legendary Tarzan of the apes, these wild children learn the ways of the jungle, the language of their adopted family, and survive for years away from all human contact. But are these stories fact or fiction? Could a child actually survive alone in the forest? And left in the wilderness, does a child forget his human origins and become a wild beast? Is It Real? follows experts in the fields of psychology and animal behavior to examine the world's most compelling cases -- from a boy in Uganda who lived with monkeys to an Australian woman said to run with kangaroos!
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Life On Mars

Jan 24, 2007 Season 2 Episode 15

As long as we have lifted eyes into space, we have dreamed one day finding life on another planet. Scientists believe Mars may be the planet in our solar system that has life. But could there really be life on Mars? Join National Geographic in a quest to separate scientific evidence from flights of fancy.
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Nov 27, 2006 Season 2 Episode 14

National Geographic examines the world of ghosts, poltergeists and demonic possession on visits to the famous haunted house in Amityville, New York, a country and western bar in Kentucky, and spooky Muncaster Castle in Northern England.
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Russian Bigfoot

Nov 20, 2006 Season 2 Episode 13

Science books say Neanderthals went extinct. But rumors swirl that a Stone Age man called "wildman" survives in the mountains of Russia and Mongolia.
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Ancient Astronauts

Nov 13, 2006 Season 2 Episode 12

The colossal pyramids of Egypt... the sprawling lines of Nazca, Peru... the towering figures on Easter Island. Could these have actually been built by primitive cultures? Or did they have help from ancient travelers from space? Do ancient carvings and cave paintings depicting space ships and astronauts have a grounding in truth? National Geographic explores the evidence to sort fact from fiction.
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Jack the Ripper

Oct 30, 2006 Season 2 Episode 11

A team of experts and scientists investigate the unsolved mystery of "Jack the Ripper."
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Oct 23, 2006 Season 2 Episode 10

Are vampires just an enduring pop-culture icon based in reality?
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Bermuda Triangle

Oct 09, 2006 Season 2 Episode 9

National Geographic looks into Flight 19, legendary victim of the Bermuda Triangle, by retracing its route.
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Sep 25, 2006 Season 2 Episode 8

Everyone knows Dracula is the product of Bram Stoker's imagination, but is this pop-culture icon based in reality?
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Oct 02, 2006 Season 2 Episode 7

Is there such a thing as a perfect society? In the 4th century B.C., Plato described a utopia called Atlantis and ever since then, people can't stop searching for it ...but where? The most fertile of plains with a mountain in the middle and surrounded by alternating moats of land and sea, it was the size of Asia and Libya combined! But it disappeared without a trace in a cataclysmic explosion in one mysterious day and night, partly due to its citizens' growing greed. Join us as Is It Real? follows a scientist in Greece, an anthropologist in Mexico and an investigative mythologist in Egypt in search of the ever elusive lost civilization of Atlantis.
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DaVinci Code

Apr 24, 2006 Season 2 Episode 6

National Geographic explores The Da Vinci Code's allegations and meets other conspiracy theorists who believe Jesus' ancestors walk the earth today.
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The Nostradamus Effect

Apr 17, 2006 Season 2 Episode 5

The followers of 16th century prophet Michel de Nostredame say he accurately foresaw events like the rise of Hitler and the 9/11 attacks. Skeptics say his writings are so vague that we can make them fit any event we want them to fit.
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Feb 27, 2006 Season 2 Episode 4

Could the wounds Jesus received during his last hours appear unintentionally, miraculously in a select few among us?
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