Show: The Curse of Oak Island
Original Air Date: December 13, 2016
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Synopsis: The Money Pit dig is happening. The second casing is now going in. They want to find the Chapel Vault. As the casing is ground into the ground, a hammer grab is digging a hole through the casings actually digging the hole. Charles and Jack go through the first load of spoils from the hole and find wood. They metal detect and get a hit. It’s a shell casing from a bullet. They get a second hit with the metal detector it may be piece of silver. Rick, Marty and some of the team go to a resort to meet a writer. He wrote an article about Oak Island. His name is Randall Sullivan, now he wants to write a book about it. They take him to see the money pit. Randall draws a comparison to Dunfield’s excavation. But Marty points out that they are not causing mass destruction. Rick, Craig and Jack head back to the Hatch to investigate more. They now have a permit to dig here. They try to hammer rebar into the ground, but it stops at about 1 foot down all around. It is possible that this location was where a small treasure was buried and retrieved. The team has nearly drilled all the way to the depth that they want. Randall goes with Charles to meet Dan Blankenship. They discuss the treasure of Peru and the Incas. At the Money Pit, they are at a depth of 137 feet with the casings. Now they are watching for wood. As they continue to dig there is still no wood, only mud. Still no wood, so they continue to dig. Everyone on the team, except for Marty, starts to get worried. Finally, the hammer grab brings up wood. The wood is found within a food of where it should be. Marty wants to keep digging and pull up the treasure. Rick wants to go slowly. Do they just keep digging or do they go a different way? They temporarily halt the dig to decide on the best way to proceed.