At Obscura Antiques & Oddities, an explosion rocks the shop when Mike Sullivan gets his hands on an old detonator. Then Sean Lennon contracts Ryan to articulate the skeleton of a chimera, and Mike & Evan get an extreme dose of oxygen therapy.
At Obscura Antiques & Oddities, Mike encounters a singing siren hunting for something of the sea variety & Ryan takes on a huge challenge, articulating a full-size skeleton. Then a surprise visit by Gwar may lead to a purchase of a one eyed creature.
At Obscura, a customer asks Mike & Evan to breath life into his creepy 100 year old automaton & Ryan meets an artist needing disgusting props. Later a man who chased Mike with a chainsaw reappears and wants something from him & Ryan.
At Obscura, a British customer tries selling Ryan a kettle that definitely doesn't pour tea. Then an artist enlists Evan to find medical instruments for his insane mechanical sculptures and Mike & Ryan encounter an elephant in the room.
The Obscura team takes their business to Chicago when a world class collector requests death-related objects. Mike, Evan & Ryan soon discover a Second City filled with cadaver tools, off-the-wall wildlife blood and headsplitting sideshow acts.
At the shop, Ryan’s friend arrives to sell a mysterious organ he cannot name. Then Mike & Evan head to one of the largest flea markets in the US when a customer hires them to decorate his converted old jail house in Salem, Massachusets.
At Obscura, a pro wrestler gets the shock of his life and Ryan brokers a deal with a competitor to get a vintage hair removal apparatus. Later, Mike & Evan go nuts hunting for the ultimate symbol of masculinity to please a customer.
The Obscura gang heads to the Big Easy where Evan meets the bassist for White Zombie & a puppet group rumored to do human sacrifice. Then Ryan & Mike meet zombies of their own, leading them to a spirit whisperer & ancient sarcophagus.
At Obscura Antiques & Oddities Ryan cooks up an alternative recipe to make a shrunken head replica. Then Mike gets the shock of a lifetime when he sticks his pencil where it doesn’t belong, and a couple tries to sell Evan an antique skin grafter.
At Obscura Antiques & Oddities a customer tries to sell a baby he found while dumpster diving & a wrestler wants something to intimidate his opponents with, so Mike goes on the hunt and finds an item so disturbing it leaves his customer tongue tied.
It’s holiday time at Obscura so Mike, Evan & Ryan hold a festive show & tell dinner party for their quirkiest customers including Robot Mike, Laura Flook & Andy Animal. But first an evil clown jams some metal into his face and back.
Close Encounters explores the countless UFO sightings reported from regions around the globe. Most sightings can be accounted for by weather patterns, flight schedules or extraordinary imagination. But a select few are still considered unsolved extraterrestrial puzzles.
Scientist Rob Nelson investigates the strangest underground locations in the world, using the latest technology and research to shed new light on the secrets that lie just beneath our feet.
Follow Digital Survivalist Andy Quitmeyer as he travels to remote parts of the world and hacks his way back to civilization using a hybrid of time-tested outdoor survival skills and a backpack's worth of wires, laptops and tracking devices.