January 6, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon presents a documentary about how white racists and black victims of racism volunteered to spend time in an isolated house living and talking about their prejudices.
January 13, 1986 9:00 pm
This Horizon episode is about the discovery of a molecular key which may literally unlock the mystery of life for all creatures.
January 20, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon presents a documentary on scientists who take themselves to Antarctica in 1980 to act as physical and mental guinea pigs.
January 27, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon explores the myth about the discovery of the antibiotic penicillin.
February 3, 1986 9:00 pm
In this episode, Horizon explores the question of when antibiotics were first developed it seemed infectious disease might be eliminated, so what has gone wrong?
February 10, 1986 9:00 pm
This report by Horizon looks inside the airline cockpit and examines the alarming fact that 4 out of 5 crashes are caused by human error.
February 17, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon investigates the truths of science and it's theories.
February 24, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon explores at the latest discoveries about just where modern man came from.
March 3, 1986 9:00 pm
This episode of Horizon documents leprosy in the USA and India with a focus on medical developments for it's cure and control.
March 10, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon investigates the remarkable technological transformation of France over the last 25 years.
March 17, 1986 9:00 pm
Will the new strategies and weapons introduced because of the Falklands war be a match for the next generation of weapons? Horizon presents this documentary to answer that question.
March 24, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon looks at the virus that causes AIDS and the research into vaccines and drugs being developed to counteract the devastating disease of the immune system.
April 7, 1986 9:00 pm
In this documentary, Horizon reports on how doctors in America found that addicts using designer drugs developed Parkinson's Disease-like symptoms.
April 14, 1986 9:00 pm
In the interview by Horizon, Richard Dawkins discusses selfishness and cooperation, arguing that evolution often favours co-operative behaviour, and focusing especially on the tit for tat strategy of the prisoner's dilemma game.
April 21, 1986 9:00 pm
This is an interesting Horizon presentation on decoys that look and smell like cows to the tsetse fly who carry a disease fatal to farm animals.
April 28, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon researches how we acquire mathematical abilities in the first place.
May 12, 1986 9:00 pm
This report by Horizon takes a look at the instinctive side of intelligence in animals that shows us that we owe more to instinct than we may care to think.
May 19, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon presents a simple, but effective, cure for diarrea in young children; sugar and salt.
May 26, 1986 9:00 pm
In this episode, Horizon brings you Voyager's encounter with Uranus and the mysteries that are being relayed back to the scientists.
June 9, 1986 9:00 pm
Horizon presents an interview with Prof. C. Renfrew as he questions the accepted wisdom about the origins of Stonehenge in England.
June 16, 1986 9:00 pm
This is the first part of a two-part series on battered children.
June 23, 1986 9:00 pm
This is the second part of a two-part series on battered children.
June 30, 1986 9:00 pm
In a unique project, Horizon follows a group of medical students into the next century.