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In Research Of

Nov 12, 2020

Jeb and Blake tackle the history of Heinrich Schliemann's legendary search for the ancient city of Troy.  

Content Warning - this episode of In Search Of contains footage that may be objectionable to some viewers.

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Discussed in this episode:

The Iliad 

The Odyssey 

The Aeneid 




Heinrich Schliemann  

Sophie Schliemann 

Sophie wearing gold of Troy


Sample problems with the In Search Of special effects.  A few flying ships is all. And some small issues with the sunbeams.

In Search Of's special effects leave ships floating in the air.

Nothing weird to see here. I'm sure this is perfectly normal for ships left on the beach too long.

Fish eye lens tries to hide cut-out ships special effects.

Heinrich's Naruto Run...

Heinrich Schliemann Running

Schliemann did at least sometimes wear a pith helmet.

Heinrich Schliemann


The Wooden Horse used in the episode still exists today. (Built in 1975)

a big wooden horsey! Must be a good luck gift from the Greeks! Roll it on in!

Nimoy Fashion Alert

Nimoy Fashion Alert - Troy

The story of Jungle Hunt (aka Jungle King) and how "Tazan" got replaced with Random Explorer Dude. 

In case you missed it - I did put the footage of Schliemann running to the tune of Yakety Sax: