Yeah, I have never seen anything on any of those shows which meets a reasonable burden of proof. It's unwarranted speculation, and it gets people to accept it as fact. That's the problem with those shows. "Thinking outside the box" is, so far as I am concerned, a meaningless buzz phrase which often translates to "thinking thoughts which don't connect in any way to reality."
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"