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Wild West ChroniclesWild West Chronicles
INSP TV, 2021 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Western
Rating: 5/5

Once a feared gunslinger and lawman, the legendary Bat Masterson trades his sheriff's badge for a pen and becomes a newspaper reporter. While he once chased outlaws, he now chases stories, and beneath his front-page headlines, fearless lawman and ruthless outlaws ride once more. On a quest to separate fact from fiction, Masterson traverses the country to uncover the true stories behind the West's incredible events. A bygone age of hardship and lawlessness is brought to life as eyewitnesses share their vivid memories of Wild Bill Hickock, Butch Cassidy, Annie Oakley, and many of the most notorious characters of the Wild West.


Tony Robinson's History of BritainTony Robinson's History of Britain
Channel 5, 2020 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

Join Tony Robinson on a journey through the history of Britain, as he uncovers the fascinating stories of everyday people. From humble beginnings to great triumphs, this series brings history to life through the eyes of those who lived it. Don't miss a moment of this captivating exploration.


American History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy WorsleyAmerican History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley
BBC Four, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Lucy Worsley reveals the myths and manipulations behind American history.


Royal AutopsyRoyal Autopsy

Royal Autopsy investigates the cause of death of two of Britain's most famous monarchs: Queen Elizabeth I and King Charles II, in an entirely new and realistic way. Professor Alice Roberts will bring together a blend of historical and medical expertise and by using contemporaneous accounts and documents piece together how and why these monarchs died.


Killer ContactKiller Contact
SyFy, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Reality

This show features a globetrotting group of researchers who investigate reports of extreme and dangerous supernatural activity around the world. In each of the six self-contained episodes, viewers will follow the investigators as they research the otherworldly activity at each site and explore the gruesome history of the infamous and heinous individuals.


A History of ScotlandA History of Scotland
BBC One, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

This ten-part series delves into the history of Scotland. The documentary, which reportedly took two years and two million pounds to create, takes a look at the country's earliest events from the documentation of outside observers at the time.


BiographyBiography
A&E, 1989 On Hiatus | Documentary, Biography

Originally produced by CBS in 1962 and hosted by Mike Wallace, the A&E Network later re-ran it and has produced new episodes since 1987. The series has featured biographies on such people as Elvis Presley, Plácido Domingo, Pope John Paul II, Enrico Caruso, Diego Rivera, Mick Foley, Mao Zedong, and Queen Elizabeth II, and fictional characters like The Phantom, Superman, and Santa Claus. The program ended up profiling enough figures, that in 1999 A&E spun the program off into an entire network, The Biography Channel.


This Is America Charlie BrownThis Is America Charlie Brown
CBS, 1988 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family, History
Rating: 4/5

This Is America, Charlie Brown sets the familiar "Peanuts" characters into scenes of American history: on the Mayflower, at the signing of the Constitution, at Kitty Hawk with the Wright Brothers, on the NASA space station, etc. This isn't the most entertaining "Peanuts" you'll ever watch, but it's not bad as a sneaky way to teach history to kids.


Time Travel GirlTime Travel Girl
TV Tokyo, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Anime, Animation
Rating: 3/5

Time Travel Shoujo is based on a 1983 book titled Jishaku to Denki no Hatsumei Hakken Monogatari by Japanese educator Kiyonobu Itakura. It is part of the Hatsumei Hakken Monogatari Zenshuu series which describes the story of various scientific discoveries and inventions throughout history. The 1983 book focuses on discoveries related to magnetism and electricity.


Superbook (2011)Superbook (2011)
CBN, 2011 On Hiatus | Family, Action, Adventure, Children
Rating: 5/5

Chris Quantum is your typical Valleyview Middle School student - except if you take into account one of his best friends is a robot named Gizmo. Add his best friend Joy Pepper into the mix and you have a recipe for adventure. The adventures begin for this trio when a mysterious device appears and takes them on journeys throughout the Bible. Travel back with Chris, Joy, and Gizmo and get ready for the journey of a lifetime!


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