In "Expedition X," the search for adventure continues with Gates as well as scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot, who will investigate reports of supernatural encounters, mysterious creatures, and astonishing extraterrestrial phenomena. Other adventures will include trekking through the remote jungles of Cambodia in search of a legendary ape-man or exploring the secrets of the world's largest cave system.
Competitors build robots from supplied items and the robots battle each other. This show featured taped competitions and interviews with contestants. Some viewers were dissatisfied with the emphasis on the celebrity reporters and the contestant interviews with very few robot battles included in the episodes.