The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network8 hari yang lalu

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

  • Gracie


    2 hari yang lalu

    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


    8 hari yang lalu

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

  • valsol


    8 hari yang lalu

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

  • Grace Linnea

    Grace Linnea

    8 hari yang lalu

    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

    8 hari yang lalu

    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!!

  • nemosangel
    nemosangelMenit Yang lalu

    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 Smith7 menit yang lalu

    That rhyme was magic...utter, magic.

  • Chris Savage
    Chris Savage33 menit yang lalu

    you wanna really know what happened to those men mR 47

  • Kurt ?
    Kurt ?39 menit yang lalu

    If Nicki, Meghan, and Cardi were the three keepers there is no way they would have lost the rhyme battle 💅

  • Ailsa Ni
    Ailsa Ni48 menit yang lalu

    This reminds me of “The Lighthouse” movie starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Patinson. Very claustrophobic movie I must say.

  • J. A
    J. AJam Yang lalu

    Shaun the sheep killed them and threw the bodies into the ocean, no doubt

  • im19ice3
    im19ice3Jam Yang lalu

    i am so ashamed i needed that explanation about the logs joke

  • Ailsa Ni

    Ailsa Ni

    47 menit yang lalu

    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 MascarenasJam Yang lalu

    What season is this ?

  • Twiztid Freekshow
    Twiztid FreekshowJam Yang lalu

    I can't believe Shane took it to an Animorph level 😂 I can completely see the cover he described

  • Nithin Sai
    Nithin Sai2 jam yang lalu

    I'm home alone, it's night. Why am I watching this

  • Mark Rouch
    Mark Rouch2 jam yang lalu

    We need a longer season this time!

  • That’s a lot of Sodium coins
    That’s a lot of Sodium coins3 jam yang lalu

    Big storm a large sea wave can get pretty bad they clearly got swept out to sea Rogue wave?

  • Leo2245776
    Leo22457763 jam yang lalu

    Demon boys are back

  • McSqueezyBoi
    McSqueezyBoi3 jam yang lalu

    Plot twist: the sheep ate them

  • Madison Koscielski
    Madison Koscielski3 jam yang lalu


  • Hufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw Head
    Hufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw Head3 jam yang lalu

    "Aliens" "NO"

  • bastard moon
    bastard moon3 jam yang lalu

    6:10 what kind of laugh is THAT shane?? shanes a ghost haunting ryan i swear to god

  • Thee Stumbler
    Thee Stumbler3 jam yang lalu

    I sure do like my big tall light and I don’t like you sir so get out of my sight...

  • S Roy
    S Roy4 jam yang lalu

    Ryan and Shane: (wheeze) Me: heck.

  • mondomacabro major
    mondomacabro major4 jam yang lalu

    Great episode and a very strange mystery ...

  • Speccy SquareGoLike
    Speccy SquareGoLike4 jam yang lalu

    At the beginning of the video, Shane had a look of "Sure, I'll roll with it 🤷‍♂️"

  • BeaH
    BeaH4 jam yang lalu

    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

  • Lauren Gell
    Lauren Gell5 jam yang lalu

    On behalf of all Scots, please never do that again🤣

  • Alex Hutchins
    Alex Hutchins5 jam yang lalu

    My mind is just telling me that they were kidnapped by pirates and lived a long life on board the jolly rodger

  • Jermaine Weir
    Jermaine Weir6 jam yang lalu

    Dropping bars

  • anna
    anna6 jam yang lalu

    i never realised id be so excited to have my country on unsolved lol

  • anna


    6 jam yang lalu

    just heard the awful accents. i take it back

  • Rafoncel Anne Arellano
    Rafoncel Anne Arellano6 jam yang lalu

    Butt of Shane is the windiest place in the US. God! This dudes can't stay serious at all.

  • nataliemacdonald
    nataliemacdonald6 jam yang lalu

    as a Scot myself…. I can confirm, these accents = offended 😂

  • Manali Surve
    Manali Surve6 jam yang lalu

    Things aren't gonna happen that are great - Ryan bergara official 2020 tagline

  • Zuzu the Destroyer
    Zuzu the Destroyer6 jam yang lalu

    Its all fun and games until a leprechaun tries to sell you magic grass!

  • Big Boss
    Big Boss7 jam yang lalu

    Iam offensive and that accent scotted me.

  • Jex2112
    Jex21127 jam yang lalu

    3 men went missing on an island known for having 300 foot waves, and the strongest recorded winds in the UK... what the hell is the mystery?! one or more of them fell into the water by a wave or the wind and the others tried to help and they fell in too... simple.

  • CurlyBear
    CurlyBear8 jam yang lalu

    Why'd yer spill yer beans...? Why'd yer spill yer beans., Tommy...?

  • Zonkk Bonkk
    Zonkk Bonkk8 jam yang lalu

    I hate buzzfeed but these guys are amazing.

  • Sheridan Townsley
    Sheridan Townsley8 jam yang lalu

    I’m Scottish, I’m offended by this, I should be and I’m gonna teach you how to say: “I love working at the lighthouse” Scottish: “ A luv wur-kin it eh lite-hoose”

  • oliveraven
    oliveraven8 jam yang lalu

    these scottish accents hurt

  • Anita Borozan
    Anita Borozan9 jam yang lalu

    Mcdonalds Sprite really can kill a man.

  • ejvollkrassalter
    ejvollkrassalter9 jam yang lalu

    really love the fact that the ad on the right is for the movie about these lighthouse keepers. i also love that the keepers are gerard butler, connor swindells and peter mullan

  • Bella Dillashaw
    Bella Dillashaw9 jam yang lalu

    go subscribe to watcher 👁

  • Ruby Underwood
    Ruby Underwood10 jam yang lalu

    the movie The Lighthouse ruined this episode for me.

  • Zach Morgan
    Zach Morgan10 jam yang lalu


  • Bailey Fears
    Bailey Fears10 jam yang lalu

    Are we just going to gloss over at the beginning Ryan said that there is a dark spirit on the Islands who keep Shepherds off the islands with their sheep?

  • YOWYoona
    YOWYoona11 jam yang lalu

    Missed these two so much

  • Shashank Shetty
    Shashank Shetty11 jam yang lalu

    I thought this would be based on the movie lighthouse

  • Doris2000
    Doris200011 jam yang lalu

    BFU is back with the boys! I'm happy.

  • ForeverLove230
    ForeverLove23012 jam yang lalu

    Bad luck to kill a seabird...

  • Daniel Berry
    Daniel Berry12 jam yang lalu

    The dark knight reference>>>>>>

  • Green Giant
    Green Giant13 jam yang lalu

    Oh yeah another night of no sleep

  • Carlos D Gonzalez
    Carlos D Gonzalez13 jam yang lalu

    The one theory no one has tried, its nessy the loch ness monster.

  • Atlis D
    Atlis D13 jam yang lalu

    Kind of just connecting the dots that this story might have inspired the willem dafoe and robert pattinson movie.

  • Michael Nella
    Michael Nella14 jam yang lalu

    curious to know if they ever found any trace of the flag. You'd wonder if it was torn down by the storm or if it was just lowered.

  • Caz Smith
    Caz Smith14 jam yang lalu

    Americans!! Say “buoyant”, now say “buoy”. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 😫😫😫

  • kmtx
    kmtx15 jam yang lalu

    Well obviously it was aliens, the Rutans of course. Doctor Who was there and so was Leela.

  • Grace Candaza
    Grace Candaza15 jam yang lalu

    How about Xavier DuPont de Ligonnès ? The aristocrat who slaughtered his' entire family? That remains a mystery up till now.

  • Katarina Dayinta
    Katarina Dayinta15 jam yang lalu

    So I guess this is inspire the lighthouse movie?

  • Stevie Denae
    Stevie Denae16 jam yang lalu

    19:20 I too shipped Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and off-camera friend 😂

  • Isabel A
    Isabel A16 jam yang lalu

    i think it was a suicide pact. or maybe they were eaten by the sheep

  • Robin
    Robin16 jam yang lalu

    Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now

  • FD GOD
    FD GOD16 jam yang lalu

    Why is this all so familiar?

  • Adam Reeves
    Adam Reeves16 jam yang lalu

    I’m only a minute in and I’m already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses-

  • Christopher Hays
    Christopher Hays17 jam yang lalu

    Theory 1 is pretty much the most plausible. One fell into the sea, the others attempted to rescue him and then fell in themselves, possibly during a sweltering of waves from the intense winds of the North Sea. Why were the bodies never found? It's the ocean, they sank and were eaten by crabs and hagfish, most bodies in the sea remain there.

  • Learning and Growing
    Learning and Growing17 jam yang lalu

    I'm so happy they brought the local lore into it!

  • ShaneMP01
    ShaneMP0117 jam yang lalu

    People: *go missing* Ryan: *alien breathing noises*

  • Jared Quinn
    Jared Quinn17 jam yang lalu

    They were washed off by a rogue wave. Case closed.

  • Kiefer The Gamer
    Kiefer The Gamer17 jam yang lalu

    0:03 You stole my Crappy Pun

  • GreenbloodLady
    GreenbloodLady17 jam yang lalu

    This just in: Shane and Ryan think lighthouse keepers run off the same rules as moths. XD

  • ProjectFlashlight612
    ProjectFlashlight61218 jam yang lalu

    The answer to the mystery is very simple. One of the men killed and ate the others, then ate himself.

  • Jordan Ramsey
    Jordan Ramsey19 jam yang lalu

    Couldn't pirates have just landed on the island and kidnapped them? That's the only realistic theory besides the violent lighthouse keeper killing them and then committing suicide. Also, they could have all been at the tackle box and got hit by a wave simultaneously.

  • Logically Dictate

    Logically Dictate

    19 jam yang lalu

    I thought the same

  • Maggie Sullivan
    Maggie Sullivan19 jam yang lalu

    The resignation in Shane’s voice when Ryan pulled out the Alien Juice was just truly inspiring

  • hound3000 need some hugs
    hound3000 need some hugs19 jam yang lalu

    Shane is beaten by Ryan in a rap battle? Who would have thought?

  • Scott Perkins
    Scott Perkins20 jam yang lalu

    I live in the south and I'm offended by those... "accents"

  • K M

    K M

    13 jam yang lalu

    They were joking don’t take everything so serious 🤦🏻‍♀️

  • Bevan F.
    Bevan F.20 jam yang lalu

    Ryan really missed the opportunity to say “shed some light” instead of “shed some insight”

  • Cora Espinoza
    Cora Espinoza20 jam yang lalu

    Rouge waves are a real scary thing though.

  • kiwitoothpick
    kiwitoothpick20 jam yang lalu

    I’m so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I’m on vacation 🤩🤩🤩

    JANET WILHAM20 jam yang lalu

    maybe the men conspired to leave together is some kind of plan...those men need to be investigated deeply as I think they all did this together with a well planned out scheme. And as far as the sheep go--could be some type of marine life that washes up on the grass that contains a hormone booster and when the sheep eat this they give birth to twins.

  • Dee Ca.
    Dee Ca.20 jam yang lalu

    Why is his voice so nasally?

  • Faylyn Hillier
    Faylyn Hillier20 jam yang lalu

    Shane loves lighthouses, I paint lighthouses, gives me an idea.

  • Geckopanda Covers
    Geckopanda Covers20 jam yang lalu

    I missed you 2!

  • Kirsty Anne Allan
    Kirsty Anne Allan21 jam yang lalu

    I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Caporal Poireau
    Caporal Poireau21 jam yang lalu

    Lighthouse keepers are moths confirmed

  • The Epic Memes And Games
    The Epic Memes And Games21 jam yang lalu

    im glad you guys are finally back

    AIDEN LEE21 jam yang lalu

    Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence

  • Juliette Wahl
    Juliette Wahl21 jam yang lalu

    So essentially what went down in that movie with rob and dafoe

  • H.W. Reid
    H.W. Reid21 jam yang lalu

    You should come here to Scotland for Unsolved: Supernatural! Bloody everything is haunted here

  • Marshall Mathers
    Marshall Mathers21 jam yang lalu

    stolen from bedtime stories and done much worse

  • Lauren Larson
    Lauren Larson22 jam yang lalu

    Know what it’s kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish

  • firewolfgames
    firewolfgames22 jam yang lalu

    roku like from ATLA?

  • Souls Borne
    Souls Borne22 jam yang lalu


  • Smashmathboy
    Smashmathboy22 jam yang lalu


  • Sasha Antonia
    Sasha Antonia23 jam yang lalu

    Really miss the good old unsolved. It just doesn’t have the same feel anymore. Didn’t even watch this episode

  • jiji
    jiji23 jam yang lalu

    18:11 I thought that was shirtless shane beating up the camera

  • Sheikha Al Busaidi
    Sheikha Al Busaidi23 jam yang lalu

    Missed you guys

  • jxsyxng
    jxsyxng23 jam yang lalu

    Shane is so giddy

  • Joanne Denney
    Joanne Denney23 jam yang lalu

    Reminds me of the lighthouse film that William Dafoe and Robert Pattison starred in directed by Robert Eggers. Very eerie.

  • Ojaswita
    OjaswitaHari Yang lalu

    Booey !?

  • Lazy Studio
    Lazy StudioHari Yang lalu

    Maybe they were consumed by the light

  • E H
    E HHari Yang lalu

    The accents 😂 you wouldn’t hear that on Sauchiehall Street

  • YG & SM STAN.
    YG & SM STAN.Hari Yang lalu

    idk if it's just me but i've had a fear of lighthouses since i was in elementary school 😭😭

  • Aiana Raven
    Aiana RavenHari Yang lalu

    "Nice light!" - the Lighthouse keepers had essentially become moths.