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Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe

Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe was a popular eighteen part television series looking at unexplained phenomena across the universe. It was first broadcast in 1994 in the UK by independent television network ITV. It was the sequel to Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious World and Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers.

The series is introduced by acclaimed science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke in short sequences filmed at his home in Sri Lanka. However, individual episodes are narrated by Carol Vorderman. The series was produced by John Fairley and directed by Peter Jones, Michael Weigall and Charles Flynn.


  1. Snake Charmers, Wolf Children and Holy Men
  2. On the Trail of the Big Cats
  3. Where Giants Walked
  4. Relics of the Saints
  5. Mysteries of the Sea
  6. The Psychic Detectives
  7. Keys to the Past
  8. The Burning Question
  9. A Crop of Circles
  10. At Death's Door
  11. Callers from the Cosmos
  12. The Evil Eye
  13. Secrets of the Pyramids
  14. Mysteries of the Maya
  15. Squaring the Bermuda Triangle
  16. Doom of the Dinosaurs
  17. Cracking Codes: Writings, Runes and Other Riddles
  18. Zombies, The Living Dead?
  19. The Strange Powers of Animals
  20. Into Thin Air

Currently being repeated in the UK on a satellite TV channel, the following episodes of Arthur C. Clarke's Mysterious Universe have also been shown and have a copyright date of 1995, not 1994.

  1. Baffling Bombardments
  2. Meeting Mary Visions Of The Virgin
  3. Secrets Of Ancient Worlds
  4. Spirits Of Place Hauntings & Spectres
  5. True Or False More Than Meets The Eye?
  6. Mysteries Of The North

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