To them I say Bravo! They don't do it often, and when they do, it's well enough to fool the fools. Well played. For the record, no I did not fall for the mermaid one. The dragon one, however? Totally real. There is no reason anyone would willingly do a fake documentary about Swiss scientists. Those are bad ratings. Besides, everyone knows dragons will return, we just need to find their eggs and hatch them in fire before making a bid for the throne!
Oh, I see what you did there!
aliens” line born from the History Channel. No, we are talking about something with slightly more class: Discovery. Recently they released a fictional documentary surrounding supposed evidence about mermaids, played out more or less like any other show they have. This was not the first time they have done as such. They had a special about dragons a few years ago. Again done in a realistic “educational documentary” style, which actually led many to believe that the show was completely legit.