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ⓘ Mysteries - Mystery fiction, Eleusinian Mysteries, Dionysian Mysteries, Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, Martin Mystery, The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog ..



                                               

Mystery fiction

Mystery fiction is fictional work in which a professional or amateur detective investigates and solves a crime mystery. Usually the story begins with a crime and a few suspects, and ends when the protagonist detective identifies the criminal. Sometimes the term is used to refer to supernatural or suspense stories and thrillers.

                                               

Eleusinian Mysteries

The Eleusinian Mysteries were a series of initiations held every year in honor of the Greek goddesses Demeter and Persephone. They were held at or near the city of Eleusis. They are the "most famous of the secret religious rites of Ancient Greece". Some think the power of the Eleusinian Mysteries came from drinking a psychedelic potion called kykeon. The mysteries were about the myth of the abduction of Persephone from her mother Demeter by Hades, the god of the underworld. This myth had a cycle of three phases: the descent loss, the search, and the ascent. The main theme was the ascent άν ...

                                               

Dionysian Mysteries

The Dionysian Mysteries were a ritual of ancient Greece and Rome celebrating Dionysus. The ritual involved intoxicants and dancing to music to remove inhibitions and social constraints. It gave freedom to those marginalized by Greek society such as women, slaves and foreigners.

                                               

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorcorated is an animated mystery comedy-drama series. This is the eleventh series in the Scooby-Doo franchise. Scooby-Doo Mystery Inc. includes many aspects of the early series such as following a formula similar to Scooby-Doo Where Are You!. This series also differs from past ones by its use of a serial format, character drama, and by being the first time that the franchise to uses real monsters since "The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo". Just like the past series Mystery Inc. redesigns the characters, but this time they have a retro look with only small changes, like Velm ...

                                               

Martin Mystery

Martin Mystery is a French/Canadian animated television series. It is produced by the French company Marathon Media and the Canadian animation studio Image Entertainment Corporation. The series is based on an Italian comic strip. The series ran from 2003-2006. The series has 66 episodes divided into 3 seasons. The show is on Canal J in France and on YTV in Canada.

                                               

The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog

The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog is a TV show made in France and Canada. The main characters are talking animals from the woods, hence Gnarly Woods. The show follows three characters-Alfred Hedgehog, Camille Wallaby, and Milo Skunk as they solve mysteries.

                                               

Mystery play

                                               

Magical Mystery Tour

Paul McCartney had the original idea for Magical Mystery Tour, coming back from the Monterey Pop Festival in California, during the summer of 1967. He drew a clock face on a paper plate, and filled it with parts of the show he imagined. McCartney based the idea on Ken Keseys Merry Pranksters, who travelled the United States in a bus, and also mystery tours ", which were low-budget weekend vacation trips taken in England. The other Beatles liked the idea for the show, and made plans to produce and direct it themselves. After they stopped giving concerts in 1966, they had started making thei ...

                                               

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Mystery Science Theater 3000 was a comedy television series. It was made in the U.S. state of Minnesota from 1988 to 1999. The series was at first made for a local station in Minnesota. It was later moved to Comedy Central, and then The Sci-Fi Channel. The series was about a man, who is put in a spaceship by an evil scientist. He was forced to watch some of the worst movies ever made. Joel makes some robots to keep him company. Two of the robots, named Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo, watch the movies with him. While the movie is shown, the three make jokes and comments about the movie they watch.

                                               

The Southern Vampire Mysteries

The Southern Vampire Mysteries is an adventure, mystery, and romance book series written by author Charlaine Harris. In the story scientists have invented a fake blood for vampires to drink, giving them a chance to live with humans peacefully. Sookie Stackhouse, the main character, meets a vampire in her hometown of Bon Temps and falls in love, however she must also solve the mysterious deaths in her town, using her ability to hear peoples thoughts. The book series was first published in 2001, and there are currently eight books all together. In 2007 a television show was created about the ...

                                               

The Mystery of the Vanished Prince

The Mystery of the Vanished Prince is a childrens novel by Enid Blyton. It was published in 1951. It is the ninth book in the Five Find-Outers series. The main characters in the story are Fatty, Bets, Pip, Larry and Daisy. The prince Bongahwah is kidnapped and the children solve this mystery.

                                               

Ghostwriter (TV series)

Ghostwriter is an American childrens mystery fantasy thriller TV series created by Liz Nealon. It was produced by Sesame Workshop and BBC One. It first aired in October 1992. It is about a group of friends who solve mysteries. They are helped by an invisible ghost named Ghostwriter. In 1997, CBS aired The New Ghostwriter Mysteries.

                                               

Disappearance of Brian Shaffer

Brian Shaffer was a medical student at Ohio State University. On the night of March 31, 2006, Shaffer went out with friends to celebrate the beginning of spring break. He was separated from them and they thought he had gone home. Shaffer has not been seen or heard from since. The case has received national media attention. Columbus police have several theories about what happened; some interest and suspicion has been directed at a friend of Shaffers who went with him that night but who has refused to take lie detector tests about the incident. While foul play has been suspected, including ...

                                               

Disappearance of Rebecca Coriam

Early on the morning of 22 March 2011, Rebecca Coriam, a British crewmember on the cruise ship Disney Wonder, having an emotional phone call while worried and wearing mens clothing. Several hours later, she missed the beginning of her work shift and could not be located anywhere aboard the ship. Her disappearance was the first such incident in the history of Disney Cruise Line. The case remains under investigation, and her whereabouts since the phone conversation have not been discovered. Her parents believe that Disney are hiding certain facts of her disappearance. Her family settled a la ...

                                               

Dyatlov Pass incident

The Dyatlov Pass incident is an unsolved mystery to the deaths of nine ski hikers in the northern Ural mountains on the night of February 2, 1959. The incident happened on the east shoulder of the mountain Kholat Syakhl. The mountain pass where the incident occurred has since been named Dyatlov Pass after the groups leader, Igor Dyatlov. To this day, the incident has not been solved.

                                               

Fenn treasure

The Fenn Treasure is a treasure worth over a million dollars was supposedly hidden by art dealer and author Forrest Fenn in the Rocky Mountains. Fenn said he was going to go back and get it when the value given by newspapers is inflated to 10 million dollars. When asked why he created the treasure hunt, Fenn said he "just wanted to give people some hope." Many people have claimed to have found the treasure, but no one has provided any evidence to him supporting their claim. As of July 2017, Fenn has stated "The treasure remains where I hid it about 7 years ago". Many searchers have been wi ...

                                               

Disappearance of Maura Murray

Maura Murray is an American woman who disappeared on the evening of February 9, 2004, after a car crash on Route 112 near Woodsville, New Hampshire, a village in the town of Haverhill. No one knows where she is. She was a 21-year-old nursing student finishing her junior year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst at the time of her disappearance. Police traced the vehicle to Murray, and treated her as a missing person. Some people believed Murray either committed suicide or was murdered. In 2009, Murrays case was given to the New Hampshire cold case division.

                                               

Roman dodecahedron

Roman dodecahedron is the name for dodecahedra which were found in Europe. In total, over hundred such objects were found in all European parts of the Roman Empire. They date from the second or third century CE, and were made of bronze or stone. They are hollow, and each of the twelve pentangular faces has a hole in it. Most of these were found on the territories of modern-day France and Germany, but some were also found in Hungary and Great Britain. They are between 4 centimetres and 11 centimetres in size. The function or use of the dodecahedra remains a mystery; no mention of them has b ...

                                               

Smiley face murder theory

The Smiley face murder theory is a theory believed by retired New York City detectives Kevin Gannon and Anthony Duarte. They say that a number of young men found dead in bodies of water across several Midwestern American states from the late 1990s to the 2010s did not accidentally drown. They believe that they were victims of a serial killer or killers. The term "smiley face" became connected to the alleged murders when it was made public that the police had discovered graffiti showing a smiley face near locations where they think the killer dumped the bodies in at least a dozen of the cas ...

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