Dark Matters

Orphans Trained to Mindlessly Obey

Dark Matters: Twisted But True TV Schedule

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Wednesday September 3

3:00 AM

60 min.

Resurrection Row, Operation Brainwash, Rabid Roulette

TV-14 CC

Robert Cornish's method for cheating death means a murderer could walk free.The CIA pays Ewen Cameron to invent brainwashing at an awful price for his patients. Louis Pasteur creates a rabies vaccine by gambling with the life of a child. John Noble hosts.

4:00 AM

60 min.

Dr. Lobotomy, Voodoo Rx, Killed by Kindness

TV-14 CC

Egas Moniz chops up living brains to cure mental illness and gets shot for it. Can words kill? A doctor uses the power of mind to save his patient. George Price proves human kindness is an illusion and it drives him to suicide. Hosted by John Noble.

5:00 AM

60 min.

Lindbergh: American Nazi?, Suicide Song, Living Organ Donor

TV-14 CC

Charles Lindburgh plans to conquer death, but only for the select few. A song is blamed for 18 suicides. Some donate their dead bodies to science, but science wants one man's body while he was still alive. Hosted by John Noble.

Saturday September 6

6:00 AM

60 min.

Remote Control Man, Cadavers for Sale, Einstein’s Revenge

TV-14 CC

Jose Delgado begins to discover how to electronically control the mind. A doctor at Edinburgh University doesn't ask any questions when two men begin supplying him with fresh human cadavers. Scientist Phillip Lenard leads a vendetta against Einstein.

7:00 AM

60 min.

Theremin, The Monster Study, ‘Roid Rage

TV-14 CC

A musical genius is forced to create the most brilliant piece of spy technology ever. Wendell Johnson turns his own stutter into a research topic, but it takes a twist in when he experiments on orphans. Dr John Ziegler introduces steroids to athletes.

8:00 AM

60 min.

Agent Orange, Ben Franklin:Fraud Slayer?, Price of Beauty


A chemical that speeds up the flowering process in soybeans turns into a weapon during Vietnam. Ben Franklin investigates Fraz Mesmer's cure for animal magnetism, which turns out to be hypnotism. Dr Albert Geyser invents a deadly new beauty treatment.

9:00 AM

60 min.

Unabomber, Get the Lead Out, Salvation by Starvation

TV-14 CC

In an experiment, students are mocked for their beliefs as researchers profile their personalities. One goes on to become the unabomber. Leaded gasoline poisons more peole than anything else. Russian scientists protect their work from Nazis at all costs.

10:00 AM

60 min.

Pavlov’s Children, Raining Aliens, Glow Girls


A Pavlov student repeats this experiment on orphans to prove that they are nothing more than animals. In 2001 red rain falls in India; it seems to be filled with biological cells. A glow in the dark paint used during WWI contains a deadly ingredient.

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