Rob and his sons visit Preston Castle, a condemned former boys' reformatory in Ione, CA, that was built in the late 1800s. Since closing in 1960, it has become a California Historical Landmark that is said to house angry, vengeful spirts. With the help of Rob's personal Shaman, the boys work to draw out the spirit of a murder victim whose residual energy remains at the castle.
A bizarre geographic anomaly discovered off the coast of Malibu in the seventies has fascinated Rob since he was child. Believed by many to be an underwater alien base, the deep-sea formation has recently become the subject of renewed debate and online speculation after the posting of new satellite images. Rob, Mathew, and John Owen hitch a ride on a research vessel and head out to sea to investigate the mystery firsthand. Utilizing the same high-tech tools that helped to search the Titanic wreckage, the Lowes and the vessel’s experienced crew battle rough seas and a hostile underwater environment in search of the truth behind this controversial legend.
Rob, Matthew, and John Owen travel up to the Redwood Forest and visit the Hoopa Indian Reservation–a hotspot for Sasquatch sightings–with legendary Bigfoot hunter, Matt Moneymaker. Matt has offered to show the boys his favorite spots and how to use calls and wood knocks to attract one of the many “Squatch” that he claims inhabit the area. Recent flooding and mass landslides make for a harrowing adventure as they traverse the narrow backwoods roads searching for the mythical creature.
Crop circles, abductions, saucers in the sky… Rob and the boys travel to Phoenix. AZ, noted UFO hotspot, to see if the truth REALLY is out there. Before venturing off the grid in Arizona, they meet with famed alien abductee, Travis Walton, and local fulgurite specialist, Dr. B. Then they’re off to set up camp in the Superstition Mountains where, family friend, Shaman John claims he can help them open an interdimensional portal and draw out our cosmic neighbors.
With Matthew stuck back at law school studying for an exam, Rob and John Owen trek up to Boise, Idaho to visit the haunted Old State Penitentiary – a grim site, notorious for its history of executions by hanging – where they meet an expert in the psychology of fear who will use the disturbing energy of the facility, and its past horrors, as an overnight testing ground to help Rob and Johnny explore their fascination with what triggers our inner fright.
Rob, Matthew, and John Owen take a trip to the Dugway Proving Ground–a military testing base in the Utah countryside, considered by many to be the new Area 51. A history of strange sightings and incidents tied to the base have people speculating that the government is working on some unusual things out there. After Skyping with military historian Michael Schratt, The Lowe’s embark on an off-road journey out to the remote Dugway surroundings to meet with UFO expert Melissa Tittl and get a closer look at the secretive base under the cover of darkness.
Can a father and his sons see one another, from miles apart, using only the power of their minds? Inspired by the movie "The Men Who Stare at Goats" about an actual unit of telekinetic U.S. soldiers, Rob and the boys visit two specialists in Santa Barbara, California to master the top secret art of Remote Viewing. By honing the power of extrasensory perception, they will learn to see, feel and experience anything, anywhere in the world. They will then split up and put their newfound skills to the test, giving a whole new meaning to father-son bonding.
Rob, Matthew, and John Owen take their pursuit of Bigfoot to the Midwest, specifically the backwoods of Oklahoma where locals refer to the mythical creature by another name–the Wood Ape. Rolling up to the North American Wood Ape Conservancy’s rendezvous point, Rob and the boys are greeted by six imposing men decked out in camo who look ready for battle. Despite the intimidating look, the men are scientists from the conservancy who track the Wood Ape in its natural habitat, and are about to take the Lowes on an adventure they won’t soon forget.
After eight incredible weekends, Rob and the boys reflect on the adventure of a lifetime. From the paranormal to the extraterrestrial to mysteries, legend and lore. This experience has been as much a father and his sons bonding as it has been an investigation into the unknown. And as the adventure comes to a close, Rob and the boys celebrate their time together and memories that will last a lifetime.