The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

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What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
BuzzFeed Unsolved Network Hace 9 días
Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!
Gracie Hace 3 días
If the keeper didn't report anything weird during those two weeks, I wonder if the principal keeper paid him to not say anything and then murdered the other two. Since he had asked just before arriving at the lighthouse with the others whether they could do an experiment to see how long it would take someone to get there between the thing being reported and them actually investigating. Since it was denied, maybe he opted to just bribe the keeper to keep silent. Since he wanted to know how long it would take for someone to come investigating, maybe he was planning out how long he'd have from the time he'd stop turning on the light (leaving the island) until someone would start looking for him. The journal said he was quiet, so what if he was just nervous about his plans. He could have drugged the other two which made them hallucinate and see the storm. Perhaps he was conducting some sort of experiment, and then killed them and left somehow, maybe by having some sort of accomplice pick him up or something.
Plant Hace 9 días
What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?
valsol Hace 9 días
shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important
Grace Linnea
Grace Linnea Hace 9 días
Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?
Yazmine Yacub
Yazmine Yacub Hace 9 días
whenever i need to do scottish accents i just always say it how i think shrek would say it and i think you guys should try it too!!
Spoopy Hace 19 minutos
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints Hace 31 un minuto
I know y’all trynna be funny with the small talks but it kinda ruins the video. I just skip to get back to the story
rebecca bonner
rebecca bonner Hace 52 minutos
Can you guys do an episode on the disappearance of Zachary Bernhardt? An 8 year old Floridian boy who disappeared in the middle of the night. Very interesting story. The circumstances of his disappearance are fishy at best. #postmortem #buzzfeedunsolvedtruecrime
Tamara L
Tamara L Hace 56 minutos
I think we found Shane's only weakness. Rhymes
Ryan David
Ryan David Hace un hora
They were abducted by moth man who was drawn to the light
JonnyC Hace 2 horas
Loight hoose
Lucy Anderson
Lucy Anderson Hace 2 horas
Usually I'm all up for the crazier theories but as a Scot living on the east coast I've seen the sea do some insane stuff. I know the sea around the west coast is way worse, and on a small island it could definitely get really bad. They 100% just got swept out to sea, though I do love a good Kelpie story.
hopeworldletsgo Hace 2 horas
pradeep kr
pradeep kr Hace 2 horas
the vignette effect that you give while exporting a video is making Shanes face blurred especially in the wide-angle frame. either adjust his sitting position or adjust the camera.
Fergie Fanboy
Fergie Fanboy Hace 2 horas
Fergs lemmino
Kgotso Moleoa
Kgotso Moleoa Hace 2 horas
Ryan is funnier
eioshen boboi
eioshen boboi Hace 3 horas
Shanes dissappointment over alien juice. Laughing with tears.
eioshen boboi
eioshen boboi Hace 2 horas
home in Noida, India. The tiny details of the events happened at the night of the murder can give you chills. Hope you give it a try. Big fan of your show.
adela rose
adela rose Hace 3 horas
I haven't watched you guys in a year. I've missed y'all ❤ 🤍 you guys can always make me laugh when I'm having a bad day.
Sam Friend
Sam Friend Hace 4 horas
I've never heard buoy pronounced boo-ee before. 😂
sophie wood
sophie wood Hace 4 horas
me, a scottish person, listening to their impressions of a scottish person 👁👄👁
Connie Hace 5 horas
They sound like they are drunk
Moxie Lofton
Moxie Lofton Hace 5 horas
Joseph More Knocked on the door And found nothing out of place But the keepers were missin' And if you give a listen The waves may tell of their fate
Slippery Cactus
Slippery Cactus Hace 5 horas
Polyamorous gay love story? *sighs, opens wattpad*
Mwale Zulu
Mwale Zulu Hace 6 horas
Postmortem: so my theory is they bailed. Like shane said but without the love triangle. Firstly the job didn't seem to have many benefits, psychological fatigue, isolation, it must have gotten to them so why not just stage a disappearance. The Mackenzie guy could have been in on it too. Because not reporting something for two weeks is suspicious. Like we'd understand some days but two weeks? Idk he just seems like he's hiding something. I think the disappearance was staged by the victims.
J Lange
J Lange Hace 6 horas
Sprite is an awfully cute name for murderous, green haired fish dudes.
Mariaj De Guzman
Mariaj De Guzman Hace 7 horas
this reminds me of an A24 movie called "The Lighthouse"
emilia d
emilia d Hace 7 horas
did anybody else have to read the poem about this for english?
Phina Hace 7 horas
I think this is my favourite episode of unsolved. LOVE the folklore element!
Proinsias Cassidy
Proinsias Cassidy Hace 8 horas
This reminds me, wasn't there a mystery movie like this named Keepers from 2018, with Gerard Butler? With two older lighthouse keepers and one that's younger? I don't wanna spoil it, and I was kinda meh about it myself, but I'm pretty convinced it was based on this story now.
Aliyah Phelps
Aliyah Phelps Hace 8 horas
Shane and Ryan failing at Scottish accents give me a joy no other can lmaooo
Larry Lobster
Larry Lobster Hace 8 horas
*Robert Pattinson and Willam Dafoe have entered chat
booitsbella Hace 8 horas
Rhyming light with sprite was RIGHT THERE shane
Thatguyy Hace 9 horas
To those who are wondering, 8 pounds back in 1900 is about $1,697.31 CAD in today's money.
Cult Beliefs
Cult Beliefs Hace 9 horas
To Ryan and shane I present you the mother of all mystery murders. The case would be easiest for you to present as all the related facts are available to you in public Domain (Except who killed them) . Even two movies are made based on the same. Here is a brief description. The Noida double murder case refers to the unsolved murders of 13-year-old girl Aarushi Talwar and 45-year-old Hemraj Banjade, a male live-in domestic worker employed by her family. The two were killed on the night of 15-16 May 2008 at Aarushi's home in Noida, India. The tiny details of the events happened at the night of the murder can give you chills. Hope you give it a try. Big fan of your show.
Dark Beyond
Dark Beyond Hace 9 horas
pauly repa
pauly repa Hace 9 horas
"Sheeps" really??😒
Summer Perez
Summer Perez Hace 9 horas
Everybody go watch S.W.A.T Season 3 Episode Gunpowder treason Ryan and Shane make a few appearances it's amazing
Slim Jim
Slim Jim Hace 9 horas
Casey Hill
Casey Hill Hace 10 horas
Im sure "magic grass" is the answer for a lot of unsolved mysteries lol. Really though idk if im Thinking wave. The grounds keeper seems suspicious as hell.
mauao1 Hace 10 horas
Be great if it wasn’t for the constant ridiculous blabbing by these two.
galkanftw Hace 10 horas
I would say that because of the date I doubt there was much of a professional investigation.So imo there is simply a lack of information.
Miguel Vargas
Miguel Vargas Hace 10 horas
The theories in this video are so chaotic I love it haha
Joseph Moore
Joseph Moore Hace 11 horas
Bro idk what happened to my bros
Jim Cook
Jim Cook Hace 11 horas
i wanna see the case of how my dad left
Roast BEEF
Roast BEEF Hace 12 horas
aaaand Ricky Goldsworth strikes again
Becky H
Becky H Hace 12 horas
as a scottish person, i wasnt offended but shane's accent was more closer to scottish than ryans ghfjdska
Elizabeth Hace 13 horas
"Now tht we've workshopped it.." 😆
Carolina Silva
Carolina Silva Hace 13 horas
Y’all really came back to fix 2020 last minute huh?
Astoria Rowe
Astoria Rowe Hace 13 horas
7:34 shake your screen and watch the grass fields closely
Andrew Wilcox
Andrew Wilcox Hace 13 horas
As a Brit the switch in accents between slightly Scottish, Irish, Mancunian, Scouser and London geezer was painful. Still love the videos, but please, on before of the British, don’t try and do our accents again
Existentialismz Hace 13 horas
I guess it's just the Shane and Ryan show now
Sai Smaran
Sai Smaran Hace 13 horas
Wait so is this what the movie "The vanishing" is based on ?
emerald Hace 14 horas
season 7 of buzzfeed unsolved here to save 2020
Dadman84 Hace 14 horas
Don’t you know it’s bad luck to kill a seabird
Genie Bubbly
Genie Bubbly Hace 14 horas
HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍
Genie Bubbly
Genie Bubbly Hace 14 horas
HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍
burymeinpink Hace 14 horas
So Shane referred to Watchmen as "a movie" and I'm a boogara now.
Criminally Insane
Criminally Insane Hace 14 horas
Lemon Juice
Lemon Juice Hace 15 horas
Wait isn't this story from Llama arts?
Christine Kissoon
Christine Kissoon Hace 15 horas
Its ma Boysss
Allanna Hace 16 horas
In all honesty, they were 100% swept away by the ocean. This is one of the most remote Scottish islands, in December, with record of stormy weather. Heck, the guy employed to keep an eye on the light from afar probably didn't think much of not being able to see the light for days because IT'S A RURAL SCOTLAND ISLAND IN DECEMBER.
Johan Vajse
Johan Vajse Hace 16 horas
took me 3 or 4 times watching, but I finally spotted the mannequin
Amy Megan
Amy Megan Hace 16 horas
any of my fellow Scots up for a visit here.. i never even knew about this place but i really wanna go now
chimmy Hace 16 horas
If I imagine living in the 1800's I would probably be quick to point all my theories at the supernatural too. Like I don't know much about how the world works and neither does anyone else so, it must be magic? That's why these unsolved cases are weird to us now, because back then, nobody knew what evidence to look for and things just appeared "normal". The only evidence we can base research off of now, is the evidence collected back then. Maybe a big wave did hit the lighthouse but people pushed it under the rug because of insufficient evidence. In the 2000's, people don't really blame aliens or mermaid people on strange occurrences, because we know now what really happens. There's probably a logical explanation, and we just fail to find it.
Joe Barrett
Joe Barrett Hace 16 horas
I’m offended *unsubcribes*
Juliana Ellsworth
Juliana Ellsworth Hace 17 horas
I’m pretty sure I played this contract in Wild Hunt...
Aaron Lewis
Aaron Lewis Hace 17 horas
Maybe the island was a good secluded spot for alien abductions. The twin sheep could actually be clones.
Verify Hace 17 horas
Joseph Moore was the imposter. Imposters win
MCN 91
MCN 91 Hace 17 horas
Well im Scottish and “Lighthoose” was spot on from the Shane the rest was terrible 😂 but hilarious none the less 😂
Tom Williams
Tom Williams Hace 17 horas
A new film just came out about this, look up “the lighthouse” it’s on sky cinema.
G DeVz
G DeVz Hace 17 horas
The spoopy boys are back!!!
ItsJetty Hace 17 horas
Can you solve why I can't find love?
Grace Kathers
Grace Kathers Hace 17 horas
oh my god i just realized that the pictures of victims and people aren’t actually them... i’ve been watching this show since it started and i never put it together wow
Samael Beaulieu
Samael Beaulieu Hace 17 horas
the fays did it. if youve ever been to Scotland you’d know, the feys did it.
Amy Jacobs
Amy Jacobs Hace 18 horas
I like theory 4.
Alex Hubbard
Alex Hubbard Hace 18 horas
did you. did you put the stranger things theme in. i- hdvjghsvx
Malena Cardenas
Malena Cardenas Hace 18 horas
Jason Lubrano
Jason Lubrano Hace 18 horas
Q&A: If the storm was big enough, wouldn't it have wiped all of the islands of the sheep?
fffforever Hace 19 horas
Why is the narrator holding his nose??
Melissa Sheard
Melissa Sheard Hace 19 horas
The ... the ‘bouie’ ...? 😂
briana cushing
briana cushing Hace 19 horas
WAIT have you all seen “The Lighthouse”????? this reminds me of that a lot
vivi_ Hace 19 horas
i havent watched buzzfeed unsolved in so long! im now binging everything LOL
Elemarth Hace 19 horas
I heard that all of the journal entries about morale being low was made up.
Cristian Fuentes
Cristian Fuentes Hace 20 horas
Bean Boy international
Bean Boy international Hace 20 horas
How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks, two days? Help me to recollect.
Olivia Walsh
Olivia Walsh Hace 20 horas
nemosangel Hace 20 horas
Yesss! I've always loved this story! I mean, it sucks... but I was always attracted to it. They just vanished! Wtf! And also... Scotland ❤
Brian Smith
Brian Smith Hace 20 horas
That rhyme was magic...utter, magic.
Chris Savage
Chris Savage Hace 20 horas
you wanna really know what happened to those men mR 47
Ailsa Ni
Ailsa Ni Hace 21 un hora
This reminds me of “The Lighthouse” movie starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Patinson. Very claustrophobic movie I must say.
J. A
J. A Hace 21 un hora
Shaun the sheep killed them and threw the bodies into the ocean, no doubt
im19ice3 Hace 21 un hora
i am so ashamed i needed that explanation about the logs joke
im19ice3 Hace 18 horas
@Ailsa Ni i have no clue xD i'm not american but by their tone i infer they're not too sure either
Ailsa Ni
Ailsa Ni Hace 21 un hora
I can’t get over the pronunciation of ‘buoy’ 😂 can I just ask is that a normal American pronunciation? We would just pronounce it ‘boy’ not ‘booey’ in the UK
Emma Mascarenas
Emma Mascarenas Hace 21 un hora
What season is this ?
Johan Vajse
Johan Vajse Hace 16 horas
True Crime season 7
Twiztid Freekshow
Twiztid Freekshow Hace 22 horas
I can't believe Shane took it to an Animorph level 😂 I can completely see the cover he described
Nithin Sai
Nithin Sai Hace 22 horas
I'm home alone, it's night. Why am I watching this
Mark Rouch
Mark Rouch Hace 22 horas
We need a longer season this time!
That’s a lot of Sodium coins
That’s a lot of Sodium coins Hace 23 horas
Big storm a large sea wave can get pretty bad they clearly got swept out to sea Rogue wave?
Leo2245776 Hace 23 horas
Demon boys are back
McSqueezyBoi Hace 23 horas
Plot twist: the sheep ate them
Madison Koscielski
Madison Koscielski Hace 23 horas
Hufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw Head
Hufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw Head Hace 23 horas
"Aliens" "NO"
bastard moon
bastard moon Hace 23 horas
6:10 what kind of laugh is THAT shane?? shanes a ghost haunting ryan i swear to god
Thee Stumbler
Thee Stumbler Hace un día
I sure do like my big tall light and I don’t like you sir so get out of my sight...
S Roy
S Roy Hace un día
Ryan and Shane: (wheeze) Me: heck.
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