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 Pirms 8 dienām
Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!
Gracie
Gracie Pirms 2 dienām
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
Plant Pirms 8 dienām
What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?
valsol
valsol Pirms 8 dienām
shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important
Grace Linnea
Grace Linnea Pirms 8 dienām
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 Pirms 8 dienām
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!!
Thee Stumbler
Thee Stumbler Pirms 11 Minūtes
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 Pirms 17 Minūtes
Ryan and Shane: (wheeze) Me: heck.
mondomacabro major
mondomacabro major Pirms 30 Minūtes
Great episode and a very strange mystery ...
Speccy SquareGoLike
Speccy SquareGoLike Pirms 33 Minūtes
At the beginning of the video, Shane had a look of "Sure, I'll roll with it 🤷‍♂️"
BeaH
BeaH Pirms 47 Minūtes
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 Gell Pirms Stundas
On behalf of all Scots, please never do that again🤣
Alex Hutchins
Alex Hutchins Pirms Stundas
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 Weir Pirms 2 Stundām
Dropping bars
anna
anna Pirms 2 Stundām
i never realised id be so excited to have my country on unsolved lol
anna
anna Pirms 2 Stundām
just heard the awful accents. i take it back
Rafoncel Anne Arellano
Rafoncel Anne Arellano Pirms 2 Stundām
Butt of Shane is the windiest place in the US. God! This dudes can't stay serious at all.
nataliemacdonald
nataliemacdonald Pirms 3 Stundām
as a Scot myself…. I can confirm, these accents = offended 😂
Manali Surve
Manali Surve Pirms 3 Stundām
Things aren't gonna happen that are great - Ryan bergara official 2020 tagline
Zuzu the Destroyer
Zuzu the Destroyer Pirms 3 Stundām
Its all fun and games until a leprechaun tries to sell you magic grass!
Big Boss
Big Boss Pirms 3 Stundām
Iam offensive and that accent scotted me.
Jex2112
Jex2112 Pirms 4 Stundām
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
CurlyBear Pirms 4 Stundām
Why'd yer spill yer beans...? Why'd yer spill yer beans., Tommy...?
Zonkk Bonkk
Zonkk Bonkk Pirms 4 Stundām
I hate buzzfeed but these guys are amazing.
Sheridan Townsley
Sheridan Townsley Pirms 5 Stundām
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
oliveraven Pirms 5 Stundām
these scottish accents hurt
Anita Borozan
Anita Borozan Pirms 5 Stundām
Mcdonalds Sprite really can kill a man.
ejvollkrassalter
ejvollkrassalter Pirms 5 Stundām
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 Dillashaw Pirms 6 Stundām
go subscribe to watcher 👁
Ruby Underwood
Ruby Underwood Pirms 6 Stundām
the movie The Lighthouse ruined this episode for me.
Zach Morgan
Zach Morgan Pirms 6 Stundām
22:54 BAD LUCK TO KILL A SEABIRD
Bailey Fears
Bailey Fears Pirms 6 Stundām
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
YOWYoona Pirms 7 Stundām
Missed these two so much
Shashank Shetty
Shashank Shetty Pirms 7 Stundām
I thought this would be based on the movie lighthouse
Doris2000
Doris2000 Pirms 8 Stundām
BFU is back with the boys! I'm happy.
ForeverLove230
ForeverLove230 Pirms 8 Stundām
Bad luck to kill a seabird...
Daniel Berry
Daniel Berry Pirms 8 Stundām
The dark knight reference>>>>>>
Green Giant
Green Giant Pirms 9 Stundām
Oh yeah another night of no sleep
Carlos D Gonzalez
Carlos D Gonzalez Pirms 9 Stundām
The one theory no one has tried, its nessy the loch ness monster.
Atlis D
Atlis D Pirms 9 Stundām
Kind of just connecting the dots that this story might have inspired the willem dafoe and robert pattinson movie.
Michael Nella
Michael Nella Pirms 10 Stundām
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 Smith Pirms 11 Stundām
Americans!! Say “buoyant”, now say “buoy”. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 😫😫😫
kmtx
kmtx Pirms 11 Stundām
Well obviously it was aliens, the Rutans of course. Doctor Who was there and so was Leela.
Grace Candaza
Grace Candaza Pirms 11 Stundām
How about Xavier DuPont de Ligonnès ? The aristocrat who slaughtered his' entire family? That remains a mystery up till now.
Katarina Dayinta
Katarina Dayinta Pirms 12 Stundām
So I guess this is inspire the lighthouse movie?
Stevie Denae
Stevie Denae Pirms 12 Stundām
19:20 I too shipped Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and off-camera friend 😂
Isabel A
Isabel A Pirms 12 Stundām
i think it was a suicide pact. or maybe they were eaten by the sheep
Robin
Robin Pirms 12 Stundām
Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now
FD GOD
FD GOD Pirms 13 Stundām
Why is this all so familiar?
Adam Reeves
Adam Reeves Pirms 13 Stundām
I’m only a minute in and I’m already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses-
Christopher Hays
Christopher Hays Pirms 13 Stundām
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 Growing Pirms 13 Stundām
I'm so happy they brought the local lore into it!
ShaneMP01
ShaneMP01 Pirms 13 Stundām
People: *go missing* Ryan: *alien breathing noises*
Jared Quinn
Jared Quinn Pirms 13 Stundām
They were washed off by a rogue wave. Case closed.
Kiefer The Gamer
Kiefer The Gamer Pirms 14 Stundām
0:03 You stole my Crappy Pun
GreenbloodLady
GreenbloodLady Pirms 14 Stundām
This just in: Shane and Ryan think lighthouse keepers run off the same rules as moths. XD
ProjectFlashlight612
ProjectFlashlight612 Pirms 14 Stundām
The answer to the mystery is very simple. One of the men killed and ate the others, then ate himself.
Jordan Ramsey
Jordan Ramsey Pirms 15 Stundām
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 Pirms 15 Stundām
I thought the same
Maggie Sullivan
Maggie Sullivan Pirms 15 Stundām
The resignation in Shane’s voice when Ryan pulled out the Alien Juice was just truly inspiring
hound3000 need some hugs
hound3000 need some hugs Pirms 16 Stundām
Shane is beaten by Ryan in a rap battle? Who would have thought?
Scott Perkins
Scott Perkins Pirms 16 Stundām
I live in the south and I'm offended by those... "accents"
K M
K M Pirms 9 Stundām
They were joking don’t take everything so serious 🤦🏻‍♀️
Bevan F.
Bevan F. Pirms 16 Stundām
Ryan really missed the opportunity to say “shed some light” instead of “shed some insight”
Cora Espinoza
Cora Espinoza Pirms 16 Stundām
Rouge waves are a real scary thing though.
kiwitoothpick
kiwitoothpick Pirms 16 Stundām
I’m so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I’m on vacation 🤩🤩🤩
JANET WILHAM
JANET WILHAM Pirms 16 Stundām
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. Pirms 16 Stundām
Why is his voice so nasally?
Faylyn Hillier
Faylyn Hillier Pirms 16 Stundām
Shane loves lighthouses, I paint lighthouses, gives me an idea.
Geckopanda Covers
Geckopanda Covers Pirms 17 Stundām
I missed you 2!
Kirsty Anne Allan
Kirsty Anne Allan Pirms 17 Stundām
I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂
Caporal Poireau
Caporal Poireau Pirms 17 Stundām
Lighthouse keepers are moths confirmed
The Epic Memes And Games
The Epic Memes And Games Pirms 17 Stundām
im glad you guys are finally back
AIDEN LEE
AIDEN LEE Pirms 17 Stundām
Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence
Juliette Wahl
Juliette Wahl Pirms 17 Stundām
So essentially what went down in that movie with rob and dafoe
H.W. Reid
H.W. Reid Pirms 17 Stundām
You should come here to Scotland for Unsolved: Supernatural! Bloody everything is haunted here
Marshall Mathers
Marshall Mathers Pirms 18 Stundām
stolen from bedtime stories and done much worse
Lauren Larson
Lauren Larson Pirms 18 Stundām
Know what it’s kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish
firewolfgames
firewolfgames Pirms 19 Stundām
roku like from ATLA?
Souls Borne
Souls Borne Pirms 19 Stundām
finalllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
Smashmathboy
Smashmathboy Pirms 19 Stundām
13:48 INSERT STRANGER THINGS MUSIC
Sasha Antonia
Sasha Antonia Pirms 19 Stundām
Really miss the good old unsolved. It just doesn’t have the same feel anymore. Didn’t even watch this episode
jiji
jiji Pirms 19 Stundām
18:11 I thought that was shirtless shane beating up the camera
Sheikha Al Busaidi
Sheikha Al Busaidi Pirms 19 Stundām
Missed you guys
jxsyxng
jxsyxng Pirms 19 Stundām
Shane is so giddy
Joanne Denney
Joanne Denney Pirms 19 Stundām
Reminds me of the lighthouse film that William Dafoe and Robert Pattison starred in directed by Robert Eggers. Very eerie.
Ojaswita
Ojaswita Pirms 20 Stundām
Booey !?
Lazy Studio
Lazy Studio Pirms 20 Stundām
Maybe they were consumed by the light
E H
E H Pirms 20 Stundām
The accents 😂 you wouldn’t hear that on Sauchiehall Street
YG & SM STAN.
YG & SM STAN. Pirms 20 Stundām
idk if it's just me but i've had a fear of lighthouses since i was in elementary school 😭😭
Aiana Raven
Aiana Raven Pirms 20 Stundām
"Nice light!" - the Lighthouse keepers had essentially become moths.
meredith m
meredith m Pirms 21 Stundas
nah it was just three lighthouse keepers having a mega polyamorous relationship with those mermen dudes. then they all live underwater happily ever after
Kaitlin Hutchison
Kaitlin Hutchison Pirms 21 Stundas
my grandfather was the last lighthouse keeper in Scotland before they went automated! really enjoyed this episode :)
Clarissa Hargis
Clarissa Hargis Pirms 21 Stundas
A rogue wave seems like the only plausible explanation.
lucus lopez
lucus lopez Pirms 21 Stundas
video reported for racism against Scottish
lolbit plush productions
lolbit plush productions Pirms 9 Stundām
Uhhhhhhh
YG & SM STAN.
YG & SM STAN. Pirms 20 Stundām
um
Sydney Mitrecic
Sydney Mitrecic Pirms 21 Stundas
Magic grass😂😂 Its such a funny phrase
Sydney Mitrecic
Sydney Mitrecic Pirms 21 Stundas
YAY!!!!! We're back baby!!!!! I love unsolved! Have a great day anyone
nm
nm Pirms 21 Stundas
why didn't they ask the gamekeeper if he saw a storm at least, because that would clarify at least part of the confusion
Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez Pirms 21 Stundas
Shane is gay
Gay Slinky
Gay Slinky Pirms 22 Stundām
Ricky goldsworth?!
Gay Slinky
Gay Slinky Pirms 22 Stundām
Why is no one mentioning the fact that this man was payed 8 pounds a year to watch this lighthouse???
TheRatKing
TheRatKing Pirms Stundas
That would literally be a great job, just sit there
The Knightingale
The Knightingale Pirms 22 Stundām
It’s official: light house keepers are moths
Omeesa Khanduri
Omeesa Khanduri Pirms 22 Stundām
Ahhhhh...they’re back...yess...pure joy 😆
lacrosseguy108
lacrosseguy108 Pirms 22 Stundām
aye lads thats a wee offensive... kidding haah. great channel guys
Mark F.
Mark F. Pirms 22 Stundām
absolutely disgusting that they make fun of scottish people! im part scottish (although many many many mannnnny generations ago) my family has lived in the US for like 100+ yrs now...but it's still very offensive to me..with the move towards ending racism you'd think these 2 clowns would actually care about people of different races. Make fun of my race = no more watching...im sure many others will follow too!!
Mark F.
Mark F. Pirms 5 Stundām
@YG & SM STAN. oh so u a racist too
lolbit plush productions
lolbit plush productions Pirms 9 Stundām
* sigh *
YG & SM STAN.
YG & SM STAN. Pirms 20 Stundām
bye then tf they don't need u💀
Lily Hopson
Lily Hopson Pirms 22 Stundām
i remember hearing this when i was younger thinking it was just a scary story
Reagan Weatherford
Reagan Weatherford Pirms 23 Stundām
Doing my happy dance celebrating my favorite duo
dennislp3
dennislp3 Pirms 23 Stundām
You guys are so corny you could make a whole bag of popcorn
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Oh god...
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