All of the show’s fans out there know that the Knights Templar were “mentioned” a time or two in this show and as it turns out many mysteries from the island somehow draw roots to them. Well, as it seems, Rick unwillingly gave us a huge hint that the team has possibly found the proof of Knight Templar presence on the island and it will be uncovered in Season 5.
During an interview on Drilling Down host Matty Blake’s “Matty and Nick” radio show on Boston’s WAAF 107.3, Rick Lagina slipped up and gave us a little more than he actually should. According to him if you actually want to watch The Curse of Oak Island show (that is if you didn’t start 4 seasons ago), this is the one to start with. It seems that this is the season where the Lagina brothers and their team write, as they put it, “chapters” in the history of Oak Island instead of just adding “sentences.” Rick is the one who needs to be looked after in order to prevent him from spilling the beans before we actually see it on History channel, and that task was assigned to the show’s producer Joe Lessard.
Guess that Joe there didn’t do a good job because when Rick was asked about the latest discovery and whether it has something to do with the Knight Templar theory, Rick laughed, pretty nervously, after Matty answered for him “Keep watching Season 5? Can I say that?” Rick didn’t stop there, luckily for us, and stated “I’m going to get slapped around here if I say anything like that but I will say this, and I truly mean this, I have not watched the series of shows for five seasons, but if I were to watch one I would watch this year. That should tell you that we have made some very interesting and intriguing and certainly, some real progress in the search. I’ll say that, I can’t say any more.”
Matty and Nick, who were broadcasting the interview with Rick from the War Room on Oak Island, decided to spice things up a bit and ignite the Knights Templar theory. They stated “We have the producer Joe Lessard right here watching every single thing that Rick and I say, and he’s giving us looks so I have to be very careful, but I would say this on that…definitely, Season 5, definitely if you’re into those kind of theories, watch this season.” Besides the good old fun, and almost overstepping boundaries, the radio show broadcast continued, and we could hear Rick talk about the island itself, and he said: “I personally believe it has nothing to do with temporal wealth, I think there’s something buried on this island that far exceeds temporal wealth.”
Rick was also asked about the natural stopping point, or the end line, which would make them guys pull the plug and just say “OK, that’s it. We’re going home!” and this is what he said: “Really that’s an easy line to call. My brother and I decided early on in the quest two things — when it stopped being fun…it continues to be fun…and if we can’t move the dial. That would be the drop-dead line in the sand for me because I think the story of what happened here long ago is very important and if we cannot continue to write sentences in that book — or indeed chapters this year — maybe we don’t write the epilogue in the story that is Oak Island…then I would relinquish our pursuit of this to someone else.”
In this week’s episode you could see the brothers investigating the sea-chest of privateer and Freemason Captain James Anderson, and as a bonus, to that, they also managed to find a part of a Spanish maravedi coin, as well as proof that a spike discovered on the island was hundreds of years old. The next episode promises a lot, especially with the teasers that point to something very sinister being found. And, yeah, do not forget that this episode will also bring a “proof” that the Europeans were on the island some 120 years before the discovery of the Money Pit. Check out the teaser for the 3rd episode of Season 5 below!