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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    1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

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

      1. Gracie

        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.

      2. Plant

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

      3. valsol

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

      4. Grace Linnea

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

      5. Yazmine Yacub

        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!!

    2. MahadAli

      I miss the old Ryan, this one is too unserious. I liked the dynamic with Shane being unserious and Ryan only in response or when needed.

    3. Nur Zara

      I believe, it could have been theory 1

    4. Lisa Ross

      I didn’t realise my native accent was Arnold Schwarzenegger 😂

    5. outcast_ryan 14

      good old Scotland

    6. outcast_ryan 14


    7. bradstev14

      Hagrid came and took them to Hogwarts. Yer a wizard Donald.

    8. y a

      I think they got into a little scrap, sure no sign of violence, but what about outside? it can explain why one of the lighthouse keepers didnt bother grabbing his coat

    9. Arya

      At 3:47 as a Scottish native hearing them speak made me have a seizure

    10. Disha Khandelwal

      Genuinely worried that the lockdown has eroded your sanity 🥴

    11. becky wilton

      Why is no one saying pirates??!

    12. Jay Steele

      lighthouse keepers are moths, apparently.

      1. Ailsa Ni

        "What if I told you you were gonna disappear?" "Sounds good!" that's a mood

    13. Lardcomposite

      Ryan: "Looks like a can of alien juice." Shane: "... Is that where this is... Fuckin going...? 😒"

      1. Ailsa Ni

        I will be soo disappointed if I don't see a mix of their rap battle going viral soon.

    14. TheMisanthropist TM

      Holy crap, Shane is that boring white guy who basically failed improv class.

    15. VibeCheck

      if you sub to me, you will get nothing, i will gain satisfaction.

    16. Lalitendu Das

      This is basically story of the lighthouse

    17. Azusa the kitten

      Buzzfeed unsolved is the only good thing about buzzzfeed 😂

    18. exseed 77

      Play phasmophobia

    19. Zach davis

      Please do the murders of the Girl Scout girls on Oklahoma in the 1970s I think near Tulsa Oklahoma

    20. Aria

      *anyone else get the Dark Knight Rises reference?*

    21. Kit&Kat

      they should play phasmophobia

    22. Barney Jr Official [Spongebob vlogs 9000]

      I'm here from Mr. Nightmare/Llama Arts

    23. Epicnis

      Ryan's voice is iconic, he should do voiceovers for Amazon Prime and Netflix horror documentaries

    24. pattmyn

      I still giggle at the bandages just removing themselves from the one sheep at the beginning.

    25. Joy Blue

      this return of the gems of buzzfeed is what I need rn

    26. Justine Sklar

      Just a casual throuple chillin in Jamaica who used to run a lighthouse

    27. Cæcilie

      I will be soo disappointed if I don't see a mix of their rap battle going viral soon.

    28. Ashleigh Margaret

      "What if I told you you were gonna disappear?" "Sounds good!" that's a mood

    29. GirlOnTheStreets

      I'm Scottish and if like me you live in the Highlands, you know all those stories about sprites and faeries are all still widely believed today. The idea that the men may have offended a faerie or sprite which then turned them into the three birds sat atop the lighthouse would not be completely unreasonable... especially with the local farmers believing the islands had magical qualities anyway. The Scottish Highlands and Islands are filled with stories and places like that - it can be a very superstitious place, especially among older locals. But i don't believe it was aliens lol.

    30. Isla

      Shane is soo done with unsolved 😅😂

    31. DragonTamer 4444

      Ricky Goldsworth showed himself for a moment

    32. Tac 01

      At this point just give them a tv show called "buzzfeed unsolved"

    33. Ryan R

      8:13 I think that's the closest i've seen Shane come to being legitimately mad 😂

    34. Leah Macmaster

      yo shoutout to portland head light in cape elizabeth, maine @ 15:30

    35. Mel in Real Life

      Wasn’t this turned into a movie with Gerard Butler

    36. TPoseCulture

      Although I don't know for sure what happened, I can only assume that at some point, someone didn't complement someone else's lobster.

    37. Edward Joseph Manao

      there is a movie called The Vanishing that is based on this mystery. what happened there is more likely than the theories we have here.

    38. Shelbi M.

      y’all should do the julie vega or the elisa lam cases

    39. Shelbi M.


    40. Jabez Guillaume

      Please bring out more videos

    41. The Manager

      No rat

    42. The Manager

      M a s k e

    43. McKade

      YES MAN IM SO HAPPY YOU GUYS ARE BACK !!!That Rhyme Battle tho LMFAO!!!

    44. Bagels

      Ryan: looks like a can of alien juice Shane:ಠ_ಠ

    45. Bruno'sBaBySquirrel

      me everyday in 2020: 8:13

    46. Mike Harkins

      I'm Scottish and laughing my heid off at impression

    47. Stephen Vaughn

      Im surprised the movie the lighthouse hasnt been referenced once

    48. Mango Alex

      Okay so, this may be weird but I wrote the exact same story in year 2 ( grade 3). I had never heard of this story before. I’m now in year 8

    49. Xiomara G.

      Yasss you guys are back!

    50. Starry Potts

      "Tell me more about these men" -Shane Madej, 2020

    51. Starry Potts

      Postmortem question: could the men have been poisoned? That wouldn't leave signs of a scuffle.

    52. F0RESEEE

      its Irish and pronounced eye lean and mor is Irish for big so the name is big (eye lean)

    53. Leo Berry

      how long could you two last working a lighthouse together ?

    54. ok Miney

      Fred and George weasley but in 2020.

    55. M.C Ellen

      6’4 Shane seeing women under 5’5: *bursts into tears* Why are you so little??? So smol.... I could step on you......


      I’ve been waiting for a new season!!! Dreams come true 🔥😁

    57. D'Arcy Sinead

      Is nobody going to talk about how they say “buoy” it’s pronounced boy as in buoyancy aid not boooewy, never in my life have I heard this word butchered

    58. Kate

      "I'm really tough and I'll tell you I've haaad enough"

    59. vbddfy euuyt

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

    60. Elijah Thomas

      Shane: “I could beat a Sprite in a rap battle” Ryan: “ok start” Shane: “years ago I tried to....”

      1. vbddfy euuyt

        Tsunami... duh lol

    61. Herro

      Yo why is Ryan so beefcake all of a sudden or is that just me

    62. Jackie Vorlak

      Me within 40 seconds of watching this vid "Is Shane drunk??"

    63. Swastik Nihar Mohanty

      MH370 Stone man Beer man Arushi Talwar

    64. Cieriaa Monaee

      I love these two 🤣🤣🤣


      This episode is supposed to be in BuzzFeed Unsolved SUPERNATURAL

    66. TheMusicPpl

      15:03 Did Ryan spell Edinburgh as Edinbruh ? 😶

    67. Guitarguy360

      How did Shane not switch legs 1 time

    68. JoshLA

      Liverpool has a lot of spooky places

    69. Banana Pug

      I'm Scottish and never heard of this place lol

    70. Shabobo

      what if they were abducted by pirates

    71. Adhitya Agri Astarini

      I can't believe how much I've missed the boys 🥺

    72. Anna Barry

      I missed you guys!!!

    73. Daniel Schmidt

      Magic grass? You're just antagonizing Grass Fed Grass now.

    74. I I

      2 minutes in and that's enough for me, rather you just got on with the story.

    75. Natasha Garcia

      love you guys

    76. Desiree Espinosa

      Tsunami... duh lol

    77. Matt McGurn

      You should do the Chris Benoit murders

    78. Kyle Ritchie

      For me being Scottish I find it hilarious for Americans to try and copy our accent it’s just complete failure and u guys just can’t do it my gf is American herself and she can’t even say the names of our towns and cities correctly too funny 😂😂😂👌

    79. Edgy_Secular _Memes

      This literally feels like the Lighthouse, the movie in real life. Bruh this is crazy

    80. breaaa

      if shane narrated this i feel it wouldn’t be as “ scary “ as it sounds

    81. Kali Smith

      This reminded me of Percy Jackson at the start of it

    82. Banunu Banunu

      Why does he say boo-ey it’s pronounced boy?

    83. Tabitha Jergens

      Look into the Villisca Axe Murder House!

    84. BB Key

      Ryan: *Better keep it tight* 😂

    85. BB Key

      I think the fourth one had something to do with it and just threw the bodies into the ocean. Like how can 3 men go missing by "accident"?

    86. Jenna Bartschi

      The way the “alien juice” comment destroyed Shane’s joy in mere seconds

    87. ms6

      they back people tell they quit buzzfeed. Miss something there

    88. honkity_


    89. Calum hay

      I am scottish and i am so offended by this

    90. John F

      23:41 corn cob pipe? i mean, his name was MacArthur

    91. Yen

      That person that doesn’t see the lighthouse: *seems sus but I’ll ignore that*

    92. Carolyn Izaguirre

      they both sound insane lmao

    93. Zuhal Hamidy

      "If you are scottish and being offended by that. You should be" -Ryan

    94. pockystickz :3

      I can't take this seriously the narrator sounds like chills

    95. Olivia Testa

      I don’t know why, but my favourite part of every “unsolved” episode is finding out how Ryan is going to transition to the “making this case unsolved” bit. Anyone else?

    96. Zulphur

      I've been waiting ages for The guys to return, you wont belive The smile upon my face when i saw this and I am still having that psychotic smile :-)(Free range grass for The sheep)

    97. booboothefool

      i say the goongoozler took them 😤😤 unnus annual fans know

    98. elainefitz21 This case is something for unsolved to sync their teeth into!!

    99. Avni Sharma

      imagine they just all got drunk, tied the bottles to their ankles, and just drowned in the ocean

    100. True Rue

      The blue men, storm Kelpies, Ghosts. There are plenty of supernatural creatures on Scotland. And now we have skipped over the possible ghost on the island. Oh yay now there are also ghost ravens. Good lord this mystery.