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The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows  

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Cryptozoology TV series.

If you're curious about the unknown, cryptozoology shows are perfect for you! As popular cryptozoology TV shows have been a staple of television for years, there's often debate about what the most entertaining cryptozoology show of all time is. From fictional shows to documentaries, this list has it all! Don't let your favorite cryptozoology television programs in history get to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot!

The X-Files, Destination Truth, Finding Bigfoot and more are programs featuring aliens, monsters, and other supernatural phenomenon. Do you believe? Watch these shows to find out! 

This list answers the questions, "What is the best cryptozoology show of all time?" and "What are the greatest cryptozoology shows?" Vote up your favorites below. 

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Destination Truth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Josh Gates, Gabriel Copeland, Mike Morrell
Destination Truth was a weekly American paranormal reality television series that premiered on June 6, 2007, on Syfy. Produced by Mandt Bros. Productions and Ping Pong Productions, the program ...more
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MonsterQuest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
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MonsterQuest is an American television series that originally aired from October 31, 2007 to March 24, 2010 on the History channel. Produced by Whitewolf Entertainment, the program deals with ...more
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Monsters and Mysteries in Amer... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
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Monsters and Mysteries in America is an American reality television series that premiered March 24, 2013, on Destination America. Repeats air on the network's sister-station, the Discovery ...more
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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more
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Lost Tapes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
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Lost Tapes is an American television horror series that aired on Animal Planet. Produced by Go Go Luckey Entertainment, the program presents found footage depicting traumatic encounters with ...more
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Freak Encounters is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Michael David added Freak Encounters
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In Search of... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
In Search of... is a television series that was broadcast weekly from 1977 to 1982, devoted to mysterious phenomena. It was created after the success of three one-hour TV documentaries produced ...more
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Terror in the Woods is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Michael David added Terror in the Woods
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Mountain Monsters is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Mountain Monsters
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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal
Gravity Falls is an American animated television series created by animator Alex Hirsch for Disney Channel, now on Disney XD. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin ...more
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The Secret Saturdays is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Sam Lerner, Diedrich Bader, Phil Morris
The Secret Saturdays is an American animated television series created by Canadian cartoonist Jay Stephens for Cartoon Network. It debuted on October 3, 2008, in the United States. The series ...more
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Beast Hunter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Beast Hunter
Beast Hunter is a television series that began airing on March 9, 2011 on National Geographic Channel. It is hosted and narrated by wildlife scientist Pat Spain. In each episode, he travels to a ...more
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Finding Bigfoot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Ken Scott, Jonathan Hanrahan
Finding Bigfoot is a documentary television series on Animal Planet. It premiered on May 30, 2011, and entered its sixth season on November 9, 2014. The program follows four researchers and ...more
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Weird Travels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Weird Travels is an American documentary paranormal television series that originally aired from 2001 to 2006 on the Travel Channel. Produced by Authentic Entertainment, the program features ...more
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Is It Real? is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Is It Real? is an American television series that originally aired from April 25, 2005 to August 14, 2007 on the National Geographic Channel. The program examines popular or persistent mysteries ...more
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Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Arthur C. Clarke, Gordon Honeycombe
Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World is a thirteen part British television series looking at unexplained phenomena from around the world. It was produced by Yorkshire Television for the ITV ...more
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Expedition Mungo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Michael David added Expedition Mungo
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Beast Legends is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
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Beast Legends was a science fiction mini-series produced by a Toronto and Leeds based independent film company called Yap Films, Inc. It was first shown on the Canadian History Channel in the ...more
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The X Creatures is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
The X Creatures is a British documentary television series that was produced by the BBC in 1998, which was broadcast in 1999 on BBC 1. It was presented by Chris Packham, and examined the ...more
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Animal X is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Bill Kerr
Animal X is an Australian made documentary television series that aired in more than 120 countries. It began in 1997 with its first series of thirteen half-hour episodes. In 2002, Discovery ...more
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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl
Sanctuary was a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series, created by Damian Kindler and funded largely by the Beedie Development Group. The show is an expansion of an eight-webisode ...more
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Penn & Teller: Bullshit! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Penn Jillette, Teller, George W. Bush
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! is an American documentary television series that aired from 2003 to 2010 on the premium cable channel Showtime.
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The X-Creatures is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
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Kagewani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cryptozoology TV Shows
Tomokazu Sugita, Ryōtarō Okiayu, Mai Aizawa
Kagewani (Crunchyroll, 2015)) is a Japanese anime television series. When cryptids suddenly appear in the present day and attack humans, scientist Sōsuke Banba pursues the truth with the keyword ...more