University professors Dr. Kirk French and Dr. Jason De León get countless calls from everyday Americans who think they've got important historical objects in their backyards or attics. So when school's out, they hit the road to answer as many calls as they can, in an effort to uncover what's real and what's just legend.
Escaping their day jobs as archeology professors, Kirk and Jason unearth the truth behind a rare gun allegedly owned by notorious outlaw John Wesley Hardin, as well as a suit connected to Bonnie and Clyde.
Kirk and Jason track down a beast believed to be the mythical bloodsucking chupacabra, investigate a bullet that may contain bone from Texas hero Sam Houston, and unwind the mystery of a cursed watch stolen from a dead outlaw.
Kirk and Jason head to New Orleans to investigate a trumpet linked to jazz great Louis Armstrong, and visit a Bourbon Street bar to solve mysteries surrounding a rare absinthe fountain, and have a first-hand encounter with the infamous "green fairy."