Dark Matters: Twisted but True: Season 2 (2012)
- Season 2 Episode 13: Magical Jet Propulsion; Missing Link Mystery; Typhoid Mary
How 'Typhoid Mary' revealed that asymptomatic carriers can unwittingly spread disease
- Season 2 Episode 12: Pavlovs Children; Raining Aliens; Glow Girls
A student repeats an experiment on orphans to prove they are nothing more than animals; rain in India seems to be filled with biological cells; glow in the dark paint used during WWI contains a deadly ingredient.
- Season 2 Episode 11: Unabomber; Get the Lead Out; Salvation by Starvation
In an experiment, students are mocked for their beliefs as researches profile their personalities; leaded gasoline poisons more people.
- Season 2 Episode 10: Agent Orange; Ben Franklin: Fraud Slayer; Price of Beauty
A chemical that speeds up the flowering process in soybeans was also a weapon during Vietnam; Ben Franklin investigates Fraz Mesmer's cure for animal magnetism and it turns out to be hypnotism; Dr. Albert Geyser invents a deadly beauty treatment.
- Season 2 Episode 9: Theremin; The Monster Study; Roid Rage
Musical genius createss a piece of spy technology; Wendell Johnson turns his stutter into a research topic, but it takes a twist when he experiments on orphans; Dr. John Ziegler introduces steroids to athletes.
- Season 2 Episode 8: Remote Control Man; cadavers for sale; Einsteins revenge
John Noble explores the work of neurologist Jose Delgado, and how he used electronics to treat mental illness, and looks at why anatomist Roger Knox bought corpses from a pair of serial killers
- Season 2 Episode 7: Tuskegee STD, Do You See What I See, Cold War Cold Case
Investigating why a government study into the effects of syphilis deliberately held a group of men infected with the disease, and the story of skiers who were slaughtered
- Season 2 Episode 6: Creative Evil; Curiously Killed Dr. Katskee; Bat Bomb.
John Noble explores how the Stanford Prison Experiment revealed the terrible effects of power play in a prison situation, and why a doctor chose to overdose on cocaine
- Season 2 Episode 5: Positively Poisonious, Medusa's Heroin, Beauty and Brains
Fritz Haber feeds and murders the world with the same technology; contaminated heroin freezes addicts like statues; an actress is too beautiful to be taken seriously, as she forsees the future of cell phones and wi-fi.
- Season 2 Episode 4: Amnesiac, Party Poopers, Risky Radiation
Brain surgery creates a perfect amnesiac who can't remember from day to day; a scientist goes to extremes to prove his theory; a tiny slip during a test of an A-Bomb releases a blast of radiation.
- Season 2 Episode 3: Dr. Lobotomy, voodoo Rx, Killed by Kindness
John Noble explores the strangest and most controversial science stories, including the work of neurologist Egas Moniz, who invented the lobotomy
- Season 2 Episode 2: Resurrection Row; Operation Brainwash; Rabid Roulette
Resurrection row; operation brainwash; rabid roulette.
- Season 2 Episode 1: Lindbergh; American Nazi; Suicide Song; Living Organ Donor
John Noble explores the strangest and most controversial science stories, including the fascination surrounding 19th-century scientific guinea pig Alexis St Martin
Dark Matters: Twisted but True: Season 1 (2011)
- Season 1 Episode 6: I Have Einstein's Brain/Unidentified Flying Nazis/Killer Thoughts
John Noble explores history's strangest and most controversial science stories, including the pathologist who kept Einstein's brain after his death in 1955
- Season 1 Episode 5: 21 Grams/Missing Cosmonauts/Sound of Death
John Noble explores history's strangest and most controversial science stories, including experiments to prove the existence of the soul, and the research into the power of sound
- Season 1 Episode 4: Sexy Secret Agent/Full Body Transplant/Honey I Nuked the Planet
John Noble explores history's strangest and most controversial science stories, including head transplant experiments and the explosion of a hydrogen bomb in space
- Season 1 Episode 3: It's Alive!/Tripping With Uncle Sam/My Hand is Killing Me
An exploration of the scientific experiments that inspired Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Plus, a look at mind-control conspiracies and alien hand syndrome
- Season 1 Episode 2: Radio Waves of Death/How to Make a Zombie/Jekyll v Hyde
John Noble explores strange and controversial scientific experiments, and looks at the science of zombies. Plus, the search for pain relief that ended in madness
- Season 1 Episode 1: The Philadelphia Experiment/Ape-Man Army/Zapped to Death
John Noble explores strange and controversial scientific experiments, beginning with attempts to crossbreed humans and apes, and the invention of the electric chair