The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved Network9 күн мурун
    • 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.

      GracieGracie3 күн мурун
    • What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

      PlantPlant8 күн мурун
    • shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

      valsolvalsol9 күн мурун
    • Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

      Grace LinneaGrace Linnea9 күн мурун
    • 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!!

      Yazmine YacubYazmine Yacub9 күн мурун
  • They sound like they are drunk

    ConnieConnie6 мүнөт мурун
  • 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

    Moxie LoftonMoxie Lofton10 мүнөт мурун
  • Polyamorous gay love story? *sighs, opens wattpad*

    Slippery CactusSlippery Cactus52 мүнөт мурун
  • 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.

    Mwale ZuluMwale ZuluСаат мурун
  • Sprite is an awfully cute name for murderous, green haired fish dudes.

    J LangeJ LangeСаат мурун
  • this reminds me of an A24 movie called "The Lighthouse"

    Mariaj De GuzmanMariaj De Guzman2 саат мурун
  • did anybody else have to read the poem about this for english?

    emilia demilia d2 саат мурун
  • I think this is my favourite episode of unsolved. LOVE the folklore element!

    PhinaPhina2 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Proinsias CassidyProinsias Cassidy3 саат мурун
  • Shane and Ryan failing at Scottish accents give me a joy no other can lmaooo

    Aliyah PhelpsAliyah Phelps3 саат мурун
  • *Robert Pattinson and Willam Dafoe have entered chat

    Larry LobsterLarry Lobster3 саат мурун
  • Rhyming light with sprite was RIGHT THERE shane

    booitsbellabooitsbella3 саат мурун
  • To those who are wondering, 8 pounds back in 1900 is about $1,697.31 CAD in today's money.

    ThatguyyThatguyy4 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Cult BeliefsCult Beliefs4 саат мурун
  • Amazing!

    Dark BeyondDark Beyond4 саат мурун
  • "Sheeps" really??😒

    pauly repapauly repa4 саат мурун
  • Everybody go watch S.W.A.T Season 3 Episode Gunpowder treason Ryan and Shane make a few appearances it's amazing

    Summer PerezSummer Perez4 саат мурун

    Slim JimSlim Jim4 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Casey HillCasey Hill5 саат мурун
  • Be great if it wasn’t for the constant ridiculous blabbing by these two.

    mauao1mauao15 саат мурун
  • 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.

    galkanftwgalkanftw5 саат мурун
  • The theories in this video are so chaotic I love it haha

    Miguel VargasMiguel Vargas5 саат мурун
  • Bro idk what happened to my bros

    Joseph MooreJoseph Moore6 саат мурун
  • i wanna see the case of how my dad left

    Jim CookJim Cook6 саат мурун
  • aaaand Ricky Goldsworth strikes again

    Roast BEEFRoast BEEF7 саат мурун
  • as a scottish person, i wasnt offended but shane's accent was more closer to scottish than ryans ghfjdska

    Becky HBecky H7 саат мурун
  • "Now tht we've workshopped it.." 😆

    ElizabethElizabeth7 саат мурун
  • Y’all really came back to fix 2020 last minute huh?

    Carolina SilvaCarolina Silva8 саат мурун
  • 7:34 shake your screen and watch the grass fields closely

    Astoria RoweAstoria Rowe8 саат мурун
  • 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

    Andrew WilcoxAndrew Wilcox8 саат мурун
  • I guess it's just the Shane and Ryan show now

    ExistentialismzExistentialismz8 саат мурун
  • Wait so is this what the movie "The vanishing" is based on ?

    Sai SmaranSai Smaran8 саат мурун
  • season 7 of buzzfeed unsolved here to save 2020

    emeraldemerald9 саат мурун
  • Don’t you know it’s bad luck to kill a seabird

    Dadman84Dadman849 саат мурун
  • HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍

    Genie BubblyGenie Bubbly9 саат мурун
  • HII!! ,I miss you two😍😍

    Genie BubblyGenie Bubbly9 саат мурун
  • So Shane referred to Watchmen as "a movie" and I'm a boogara now.

    burymeinpinkburymeinpink9 саат мурун
  • Baaaaaane

    Criminally InsaneCriminally Insane9 саат мурун
  • Wait isn't this story from Llama arts?

    Lemon JuiceLemon Juice9 саат мурун
  • Its ma Boysss

    Christine KissoonChristine Kissoon10 саат мурун
  • 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.

    AllannaAllanna11 саат мурун
  • took me 3 or 4 times watching, but I finally spotted the mannequin

    Johan VajseJohan Vajse11 саат мурун
  • any of my fellow Scots up for a visit here.. i never even knew about this place but i really wanna go now

    Amy MeganAmy Megan11 саат мурун
  • 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.

    chimmychimmy11 саат мурун
  • I’m offended *unsubcribes*

    Joe BarrettJoe Barrett11 саат мурун
  • I’m pretty sure I played this contract in Wild Hunt...

    Juliana EllsworthJuliana Ellsworth12 саат мурун
  • Maybe the island was a good secluded spot for alien abductions. The twin sheep could actually be clones.

    Aaron LewisAaron Lewis12 саат мурун
  • Joseph Moore was the imposter. Imposters win

    VerifyVerify12 саат мурун
  • Well im Scottish and “Lighthoose” was spot on from the Shane the rest was terrible 😂 but hilarious none the less 😂

    MCN 91MCN 9112 саат мурун
  • A new film just came out about this, look up “the lighthouse” it’s on sky cinema.

    Tom WilliamsTom Williams12 саат мурун
  • The spoopy boys are back!!!

    G DeVzG DeVz12 саат мурун
  • Can you solve why I can't find love?

    ItsJettyItsJetty12 саат мурун
  • 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

    Grace KathersGrace Kathers12 саат мурун
  • the fays did it. if youve ever been to Scotland you’d know, the feys did it.

    Samael BeaulieuSamael Beaulieu12 саат мурун
  • I like theory 4.

    Amy JacobsAmy Jacobs13 саат мурун
  • did you. did you put the stranger things theme in. i- hdvjghsvx

    Alex HubbardAlex Hubbard13 саат мурун

    Malena CardenasMalena Cardenas13 саат мурун
  • Q&A: If the storm was big enough, wouldn't it have wiped all of the islands of the sheep?

    Jason LubranoJason Lubrano13 саат мурун
  • Why is the narrator holding his nose??

    fffforeverfffforever14 саат мурун
  • The ... the ‘bouie’ ...? 😂

    Melissa SheardMelissa Sheard14 саат мурун
  • WAIT have you all seen “The Lighthouse”????? this reminds me of that a lot

    briana cushingbriana cushing14 саат мурун
  • i havent watched buzzfeed unsolved in so long! im now binging everything LOL

    vivi_vivi_14 саат мурун
  • I heard that all of the journal entries about morale being low was made up.

    ElemarthElemarth14 саат мурун

    Cristian FuentesCristian Fuentes14 саат мурун
  • How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks, two days? Help me to recollect.

    Bean Boy internationalBean Boy international14 саат мурун

    Olivia WalshOlivia Walsh15 саат мурун
  • 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 ❤

    nemosangelnemosangel15 саат мурун
  • That rhyme was magic...utter, magic.

    Brian SmithBrian Smith15 саат мурун
  • you wanna really know what happened to those men mR 47

    Chris SavageChris Savage15 саат мурун
  • This reminds me of “The Lighthouse” movie starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Patinson. Very claustrophobic movie I must say.

    Ailsa NiAilsa Ni16 саат мурун
  • Shaun the sheep killed them and threw the bodies into the ocean, no doubt

    J. AJ. A16 саат мурун
  • i am so ashamed i needed that explanation about the logs joke

    im19ice3im19ice316 саат мурун
    • @Ailsa Ni i have no clue xD i'm not american but by their tone i infer they're not too sure either

      im19ice3im19ice313 саат мурун
    • 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

      Ailsa NiAilsa Ni16 саат мурун
  • What season is this ?

    Emma MascarenasEmma Mascarenas16 саат мурун
    • True Crime season 7

      Johan VajseJohan Vajse11 саат мурун
  • I can't believe Shane took it to an Animorph level 😂 I can completely see the cover he described

    Twiztid FreekshowTwiztid Freekshow17 саат мурун
  • I'm home alone, it's night. Why am I watching this

    Nithin SaiNithin Sai17 саат мурун
  • We need a longer season this time!

    Mark RouchMark Rouch17 саат мурун
  • Big storm a large sea wave can get pretty bad they clearly got swept out to sea Rogue wave?

    That’s a lot of Sodium coinsThat’s a lot of Sodium coins18 саат мурун
  • Demon boys are back

    Leo2245776Leo224577618 саат мурун
  • Plot twist: the sheep ate them

    McSqueezyBoiMcSqueezyBoi18 саат мурун
  • Pirates?

    Madison KoscielskiMadison Koscielski18 саат мурун
  • "Aliens" "NO"

    Hufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw HeadHufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw Head18 саат мурун
  • 6:10 what kind of laugh is THAT shane?? shanes a ghost haunting ryan i swear to god

    bastard moonbastard moon18 саат мурун
  • I sure do like my big tall light and I don’t like you sir so get out of my sight...

    Thee StumblerThee Stumbler19 саат мурун
  • Ryan and Shane: (wheeze) Me: heck.

    S RoyS Roy19 саат мурун
  • Great episode and a very strange mystery ...

    mondomacabro majormondomacabro major19 саат мурун
  • At the beginning of the video, Shane had a look of "Sure, I'll roll with it 🤷‍♂️"

    Speccy SquareGoLikeSpeccy SquareGoLike19 саат мурун
  • 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

    BeaHBeaH19 саат мурун
  • On behalf of all Scots, please never do that again🤣

    Lauren GellLauren Gell20 саат мурун
  • My mind is just telling me that they were kidnapped by pirates and lived a long life on board the jolly rodger

    Alex HutchinsAlex Hutchins20 саат мурун
  • Dropping bars

    Jermaine WeirJermaine Weir21 саат мурун
  • i never realised id be so excited to have my country on unsolved lol

    annaanna21 саат мурун
    • just heard the awful accents. i take it back

      annaanna21 саат мурун
  • Butt of Shane is the windiest place in the US. God! This dudes can't stay serious at all.

    Rafoncel Anne ArellanoRafoncel Anne Arellano21 саат мурун
  • as a Scot myself…. I can confirm, these accents = offended 😂

    nataliemacdonaldnataliemacdonald22 саат мурун
  • Things aren't gonna happen that are great - Ryan bergara official 2020 tagline

    Manali SurveManali Surve22 саат мурун
  • Its all fun and games until a leprechaun tries to sell you magic grass!

    Zuzu the DestroyerZuzu the Destroyer22 саат мурун
  • Iam offensive and that accent scotted me.

    Big BossBig Boss22 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Jex2112Jex211223 саат мурун
  • Why'd yer spill yer beans...? Why'd yer spill yer beans., Tommy...?

    CurlyBearCurlyBear23 саат мурун
  • I hate buzzfeed but these guys are amazing.

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