The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

Pubblicato il 16 ott 2020
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What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    6 giorni fa

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    • Gracie


      12 minuti fa

      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


      5 giorni fa

      What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

    • valsol


      5 giorni fa

      shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

    • Grace Linnea

      Grace Linnea

      5 giorni fa

      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

      5 giorni fa

      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!!

  • Salty Balony

    Salty Balony

    2 minuti fa


  • Randi


    4 minuti fa

    I think the boys are finally losing it

  • Denis Rivera

    Denis Rivera

    10 minuti fa

    this is a repeat I remember you guys doing this one already

  • Aditya Wardhana

    Aditya Wardhana

    10 minuti fa

    22:30 they should cut these scene and redo it

  • Deena Lowery

    Deena Lowery

    12 minuti fa


  • Heyyy name

    Heyyy name

    17 minuti fa

    Watching them butcher Scottish names and accents is all I needed in life

  • Stealingyoursoda


    19 minuti fa

    My theory is mothman did it

  • Extsy


    21 minuto fa

    I believe one of the men went crazy, took the rope tied up two of them, and there then in the ocean. Then proceeded to kill himself agter

  • PaChukoNight


    23 minuti fa

    This is the only reason I subscribed to this channel because of this two lol

  • Pattie Davis

    Pattie Davis

    29 minuti fa

    YAY! you guys are back ☺☺☺☺
    Really missed you two.



    30 minuti fa

    The ghouls are back in town.

  • Tristan Gilliss

    Tristan Gilliss

    33 minuti fa

    They probably killed a seabird - 'tis bad luck to kill a sea bird

  • lou


    38 minuti fa


  • Vito C

    Vito C

    43 minuti fa

    So... there was a guy who was literally paid to be The Watcher but he failed at his one job

  • syd foster

    syd foster

    45 minuti fa

    for .goul boys: i am so high thanku i love you, never seen a ghost but am one apparently

  • BadChizzle


    48 minuti fa

    You guys have got to go to that island and walk around saying funny close friend things at night... and toting mucho ghost and alien hunting electronic devices. But... please do not take that spirit box thing that goes from one radio station to another, As You two can’t control your audio well enough for that one. 😬🤦🏻‍♂️
    Big fan of the show!
    Thanks for the fun, guys!!

  • Lydia Leon

    Lydia Leon

    59 minuti fa

    why did i actually cry tears of joy

  • Jailan P

    Jailan P

    Ora fa

    I need a "Buzzfeed Solved" where they cover Solved cases but treat them like theyre unsolved and at the end they go "leaves this case.....actually its been solved we were shitting with you the whole time"

  • Ned Dibber

    Ned Dibber

    Ora fa

    This should have been in paranormal

  • David Gencher

    David Gencher

    Ora fa

    For your boys’ next case you should do any episode on the theory the Kurt Cobain was murder on the orders of Courtney Love, rather than a suicide

  • Natalie Arch

    Natalie Arch

    Ora fa

    shane is acting... odd in the beginning. like he's just acting really out of character? idk is it just me

  • Ali Hunt

    Ali Hunt

    Ora fa

    Would love to see one on the loch ness monster

  • Aaron Wicklam

    Aaron Wicklam

    Ora fa

    This sounds a lot like the game Dark Falls 2 - Lights out. It is a game where a man Benjamin Parker is sent to a remote lighthouse to search for three missing lighthouse keepers. The game is set in 1912 off the coast of Cornwall.

  • Howard Marner

    Howard Marner

    Ora fa

    They drowned. I solved it.

  • Mark Bondurant

    Mark Bondurant

    Ora fa

    Hallucinating food poisoning.

  • Harrison Maurer

    Harrison Maurer

    Ora fa

    It's the movie The Lighthouse

  • um chile anyway so

    um chile anyway so

    Ora fa


  • HandMade By Holly

    HandMade By Holly

    Ora fa

    The simplest answer is most often the correct one

  • Sakine


    Ora fa

    "I sure do like my big tall light,
    And I don't like you, sir. Get out of my sight!"
    There, I fix it Shane.

  • Cayley Robinson

    Cayley Robinson

    Ora fa

    #roastmortem shane is TRASH at freestyling

  • Veteran Decanus

    Veteran Decanus

    Ora fa

    If only Eminem was on that island with them. They would be here today.

  • Joe Hudson

    Joe Hudson

    Ora fa

    There’s this secret hope in me that it was a sprite because having a rap battle with one of those is one of the funniest things i can think of

  • Matheus Carvalho

    Matheus Carvalho

    Ora fa

    Go to Watcher to watch more of the bois

  • FlamingHeartComics


    Ora fa

    i think the boys had a stroke during the scottish accent bit

  • Vega Kane

    Vega Kane

    2 ore fa

    damn did they get paid off by al roker since the illuminati episode? lol

  • Win.


    2 ore fa

    Post Mortem: has Shane ever farted while filming?
    If so, Please make a bloopers/compilation of it.

  • Bilal Anarwala

    Bilal Anarwala

    2 ore fa

    I'm so happy y'all are back

  • Hurdy GurdyMan

    Hurdy GurdyMan

    2 ore fa


  • Brad Raflik

    Brad Raflik

    2 ore fa

    You should see the Paulding light in Paulding, Michigan

  • Em P

    Em P

    2 ore fa

    I really Wish Y'all would do Pumpernickel Valley in Northern Nevada

  • Rachael Almond

    Rachael Almond

    2 ore fa

    "Well I guess if you don't have any fellas around you've got those sheep." They're Scottish Shane, not Welsh 😂

  • byron's channel

    byron's channel

    2 ore fa

    pls do a parody of yourself insovled mysteries where u explain u guys slowly turning insnane over lockdown

  • Left Hand mechanical Inc.

    Left Hand mechanical Inc.

    2 ore fa


  • Bailey T

    Bailey T

    2 ore fa

    Shane said polyamory rights

  • Vonny 〽

    Vonny 〽

    3 ore fa

    6:07 *🌊🛳🏝🤜🚪*

  • Dazza Nitisor

    Dazza Nitisor

    3 ore fa

    My theory is that they ran out of Irn Bru, so they tried to swim towards mainland Scotland but swam in the wrong direction

  • Myles Taylor

    Myles Taylor

    3 ore fa


  • Jessica Lynn

    Jessica Lynn

    3 ore fa

    💀 at well this IS Unsolved
    Ya know things aren’t going to happen that are really great 😂

  • Micheal Dredd

    Micheal Dredd

    3 ore fa

    There is a movie based on this case called the vanishing

  • margaret dawson

    margaret dawson

    3 ore fa

    theroy 3: lighthouse keepers are moths

  • emma jones

    emma jones

    3 ore fa

    As a Scot I'm not offended by the accents, just horrified at how bad they are😀🙃 appreciate the effort but😂❤🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

  • Leolla Yes

    Leolla Yes

    3 ore fa

    Wait Americans say life buoy as booey hahah that’s so cool who else says it as boy

  • Paul Duggar

    Paul Duggar

    3 ore fa

    yeah but when does supernatural come back

  • rubyvstheworld


    4 ore fa

    ryan really did the cardi b laugh at 17:01 💀

  • zlyungbluetooth


    4 ore fa

    I came here for magic grass and double sheep

  • James Rockafire

    James Rockafire

    4 ore fa

    The only two reasons I'm subscribed to buzzfeed. Shane and Ryan are the best team of investigators!

  • Yordi Perez

    Yordi Perez

    4 ore fa

    “Too much of the devil’s juice” 😂😭

  • J Teronpi

    J Teronpi

    4 ore fa

    Why am I listening to the commentary in Scottish accent?

  • Mewsali


    4 ore fa

    I like the theory that lighthouse keepers are just mothmen.

  • Michael Franklin

    Michael Franklin

    4 ore fa

    nice long hair

  • En Nc

    En Nc

    4 ore fa

    I just wanna see these two play phasmophobia so bad

  • mooncakegamer


    4 ore fa

    Wait so no ghost theory? Wasn’t there some kind of spirt on the island ?¿

  • Nick Perro

    Nick Perro

    4 ore fa

    Oh my goodness, they are back

  • Ghost Forgotten

    Ghost Forgotten

    4 ore fa

    This is really cool anyway see you in the next 6 months

  • xxmaddy 6

    xxmaddy 6

    4 ore fa

    Is this the story Lighthouse (2019) is loosely based on?

  • Gabriel Victor Ponce

    Gabriel Victor Ponce

    4 ore fa

    Holy crab shane and ryan is back!

  • Simply Kioya

    Simply Kioya

    5 ore fa


  • melodramatic dragon

    melodramatic dragon

    5 ore fa

    If y'all hadn't brought up the fae even once I would have been seriously pissed. It's SCOTLAND, for the gods' sakes.

  • Ian Taylor

    Ian Taylor

    5 ore fa

    *why dya spill yer beans tommy*

  • Butt Sweat

    Butt Sweat

    5 ore fa

    Does anyone know what kind of boots they’re wearing? They’re spiffy

  • rachel grant

    rachel grant

    5 ore fa

    and today we learned that shane and ryan have no idea what scottish people sound like

  • My Name

    My Name

    5 ore fa

    As a Scottish person I am not offended by their shite impressions but I am afraid

  • Anita Blunt

    Anita Blunt

    5 ore fa

    sprites: we need to have a rhyming battle. period

  • I Read Today

    I Read Today

    6 ore fa

    I forgot this was true crime and I kept waiting for the reveal of ghost sheep

  • Baka Otaku

    Baka Otaku

    6 ore fa

    Ahh damn I really missed this show 🤭💜

  • Adonis Grandson

    Adonis Grandson

    6 ore fa

    Oh...they're six feet apart....oh....
    Anyone who lives on the coast up north knows how wack our weather can be. Just sayin.

  • John Cansdale

    John Cansdale

    6 ore fa

    I have been buzzfed.

  • Tristan


    6 ore fa

    Nice to see your back

  • FOO 619

    FOO 619

    6 ore fa


  • Your Senpai

    Your Senpai

    6 ore fa

    "Doldrums. Doldrums. Eviler than the Devil. Boredom makes men to villains, and the water goes quick, lad, vanished." - Thomas Wake

  • Angela Privette

    Angela Privette

    6 ore fa

    I want the old Shane back!!!! This one doesn't voice his opinion enough!!!

  • Kelly


    6 ore fa

    I want to believe they fell in love and ran away together

  • Silver Arrow

    Silver Arrow

    6 ore fa

    My theory: faeries. They probably turned the keepers into sheep

  • Andrew._.2k3


    6 ore fa

    I missed them

  • Paige Jasmine

    Paige Jasmine

    6 ore fa

    Oooh. I’m so happy this series is back!

  • TacticalS


    6 ore fa


  • Kaidan Anderson

    Kaidan Anderson

    6 ore fa

    well we know whod lose at a rap battle xdddddddd

  • LunicornArt


    6 ore fa

    They all accidentally fell into the sea and drowned, case closed.
    The sea is hecking dangerous and the bodies of people who drown often never show up. The fact they were never found is not even remotely close to solid evidence. Their levels of experience etc. don't really matter in a case of emergency. Read up on some old sailor stories...countless experienced sea-faring people have met their end like that. Maybe one guy fell into the ocean and the others tried to save him. Them drowing doesn't even require a proper storm. The winds and waves can change in a heartbeat. Not to mention the currents in the water...
    ...but sure...aliens or kelpies...

  • save norman from TPN live

    save norman from TPN live

    7 ore fa


  • Brooke Creelman

    Brooke Creelman

    7 ore fa

    I’m Scottish and don’t do an accent that’s only used when someone speaks Gallic and no one does any more but to say light house say it how you pronounce these words lite hoose!

    • Brooke Creelman

      Brooke Creelman

      7 ore fa

      Just to help but one day come visit Scotland once this is over cause there is many stories to tell over here and you’ll pick up on Scottish slang just once again don’t try to do an accent if you visit Scottish people are proud and that will annoy them sooo much!!!

  • DIO


    7 ore fa

    Ryan and Shane are back? Yay

  • Giulia Skaf

    Giulia Skaf

    7 ore fa

    Could you guys do a video on the Julie Vega case?

  • Samantha Rose

    Samantha Rose

    7 ore fa

    As an Oceanography TA.... The waves washing them away is the most likely option in my view. The island, rocky irish coast, short continental shelf, the weather pattern at that time of year..... Points to this

  • TheCharmingCthulhu


    7 ore fa

    Like the last theory. Add a dash of Lovecraft and I'm satisfied

  • J Russ

    J Russ

    7 ore fa

    Alien Abduction!

  • mikin lirou

    mikin lirou

    7 ore fa

    I hope someone will get a scuba diver or submarine to go look for skeletons around the island because this thing would’ve been solved way quicker if someone took action

  • James Bamber

    James Bamber

    7 ore fa

    Has to be the worst Scottish accent ive eved heard

  • W AX

    W AX

    7 ore fa

    0:03 -Obito Uchiha—

    • mikin lirou

      mikin lirou

      7 ore fa

      i like shane's theory about the poly relationship. approved.

  • Suriya Farrow-Harris

    Suriya Farrow-Harris

    8 ore fa

    Neither of them rhymed sprite with light. How did neither of them see that?!