Last Week in Bigfoot History | 2005 | Bob Heironimus Passes Lie Detector Test Claiming He Was Bigfoot
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 23rd, 2013
Decades later, the two that claimed they hoaxed the Patterson Gimlin Film failed to recreate the film despite haveing better materials, tools, and technology
Yakima Man Claims He’s the Real Bigfoot
on PAX Television Channel ‘Lie Detector’ Aired May 17, 2005 8:00 PM ET/PT
Bob Heironimus, a 64-year-old retired man from Yakima, Washington, claims the famous 1967 Roger Patterson film of the legendary “Bigfoot” was all a hoax, on PAX TV’s “Lie Detector,” airing Tuesday, May 17, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Heironimus submitted to a lie detector test administered by leading polygraph expert Dr. Ed Gelb to try to prove that he was the infamous creature shot on film in Bluff Creek, California, wearing just a modified gorilla costume, which does not match the figure in the Patterson film. Not even close.
Hosted by Rolonda Watts, “Lie Detector” is a provocative series that examines the truth behind real-life stories ripped from the headlines, using the most powerful instrument to detect deception – the polygraph.
Heironimus took the polygraph on live television and passed the test according to Dr. Ed Gelb, proving once and for all that along with passed polygraphs by serial killers like Ted Bundy, Heironimus believes he was the man in the suit to the degree that he too was able to pass the polygraph.
Is it any wonder the polygraph is not admissible evidence in a court of law?
It is note worthy to mention that Heironimus is unable to produce the alleged costume with breasts he allegedly wore 38 years ago and he was unable to satisfactorily say why he waited all these years to make such an admission.
Additionally, Heironimus footprints do not match those left by the creature in the Patterson Film and he is unable to duplicate the locomotion of the creature filmed by Roger Patterson in October of 1967. The fundamental nature of Heironimus’ statement is phoney. He lied and passed the polygraph anyway, just as serial killer Ted Bundy did all the way down death row to the electric chair.
After watching the video below you can read about Bill Munns project to definitively put the debate to bed.
Read the rest of the article at Bigfoot Lunch Club.
Co-founder of Cryptomundo in 2005. I have appeared in or contributed to the following TV programs, documentaries and films: OLN's Mysterious Encounters: "Caddo Critter", Southern Fried Bigfoot, Travel Channel's Weird Travels: "Bigfoot", History Channel's MonsterQuest: "Swamp Stalker", The Wild Man of the Navidad Destination America's Monsters and Mysteries in America: Texas Terror - Lake Worth Monster.