Originally Posted by EvilLlama
Mythical creatures have played an important role in various cultures and mythologies. History is more than just wars and famous speeches, and fantasy/mythology deserves to have the roles it played included and examined.
Exploring how mythology influenced a society would actually be pretty interesting. Unfortunately, The History Channel show's angle was more along the lines of "Does big foot exist?" with lengthy interviews of people who had seen big foot in the 1970s in upstate New York.