The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    11 өдрийн өмнө

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

    • Gracie

      Gracie

      5 өдрийн өмнө

      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

      10 өдрийн өмнө

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

    • valsol

      valsol

      10 өдрийн өмнө

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

    • Grace Linnea

      Grace Linnea

      10 өдрийн өмнө

      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

      10 өдрийн өмнө

      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. McKade

    McKade

    5 цагийн өмнө

    YES MAN IM SO HAPPY YOU GUYS ARE BACK !!!

  3. Bagels

    Bagels

    6 цагийн өмнө

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

  4. Bruno'sBaBySquirrel

    Bruno'sBaBySquirrel

    6 цагийн өмнө

    me everyday in 2020: 8:13

  5. Mike Harkins

    Mike Harkins

    6 цагийн өмнө

    I'm Scottish and laughing my heid off at impression

  6. Stephen Vaughn

    Stephen Vaughn

    6 цагийн өмнө

    Im surprised the movie the lighthouse hasnt been referenced once

  7. Mango Alex

    Mango Alex

    6 цагийн өмнө

    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

  8. Xiomara G.

    Xiomara G.

    7 цагийн өмнө

    Yasss you guys are back!

  9. Starry Potts

    Starry Potts

    7 цагийн өмнө

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

  10. Starry Potts

    Starry Potts

    7 цагийн өмнө

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

  11. F0RESEEE

    F0RESEEE

    7 цагийн өмнө

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

  12. Leo Berry

    Leo Berry

    7 цагийн өмнө

    how long could you two last working a lighthouse together ?

  13. ok Miney

    ok Miney

    8 цагийн өмнө

    Fred and George weasley but in 2020.

  14. M.C Ellen

    M.C Ellen

    8 цагийн өмнө

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

  15. BRIAN HORROR

    BRIAN HORROR

    8 цагийн өмнө

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

  16. D'Arcy Sinead

    D'Arcy Sinead

    8 цагийн өмнө

    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

  17. Kate

    Kate

    8 цагийн өмнө

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

  18. vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuyt

    8 цагийн өмнө

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

  19. Elijah Thomas

    Elijah Thomas

    8 цагийн өмнө

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

    • vbddfy euuyt

      vbddfy euuyt

      8 цагийн өмнө

      Tsunami... duh lol

  20. Herro

    Herro

    9 цагийн өмнө

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

  21. Jackie Vorlak

    Jackie Vorlak

    9 цагийн өмнө

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

  22. Swastik Nihar Mohanty

    Swastik Nihar Mohanty

    10 цагийн өмнө

    MH370 Stone man Beer man Arushi Talwar

  23. Cieriaa Monaee

    Cieriaa Monaee

    10 цагийн өмнө

    I love these two 🤣🤣🤣

  24. AAYAZ AHMED

    AAYAZ AHMED

    10 цагийн өмнө

    This episode is supposed to be in BuzzFeed Unsolved SUPERNATURAL

  25. TheMusicPpl

    TheMusicPpl

    11 цагийн өмнө

    15:03 Did Ryan spell Edinburgh as Edinbruh ? 😶

  26. Guitarguy360

    Guitarguy360

    12 цагийн өмнө

    How did Shane not switch legs 1 time

  27. JoshLA

    JoshLA

    12 цагийн өмнө

    Liverpool has a lot of spooky places

  28. Banana Pug

    Banana Pug

    13 цагийн өмнө

    I'm Scottish and never heard of this place lol

  29. Shabobo

    Shabobo

    14 цагийн өмнө

    what if they were abducted by pirates

  30. Adhitya Agri Astarini

    Adhitya Agri Astarini

    14 цагийн өмнө

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

  31. Anna Barry

    Anna Barry

    16 цагийн өмнө

    I missed you guys!!!

  32. Daniel Schmidt

    Daniel Schmidt

    18 цагийн өмнө

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

  33. I I

    I I

    18 цагийн өмнө

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

  34. Natasha Garcia

    Natasha Garcia

    20 цагийн өмнө

    love you guys

  35. Desiree Espinosa

    Desiree Espinosa

    20 цагийн өмнө

    Tsunami... duh lol

  36. Matt McGurn

    Matt McGurn

    20 цагийн өмнө

    You should do the Chris Benoit murders

  37. Kyle Ritchie

    Kyle Ritchie

    21 цагийн өмнө

    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 😂😂😂👌

  38. Edgy_Secular _Memes

    Edgy_Secular _Memes

    21 цагийн өмнө

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

  39. breaaa

    breaaa

    21 цагийн өмнө

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

  40. Kali Smith

    Kali Smith

    21 цагийн өмнө

    This reminded me of Percy Jackson at the start of it

  41. Banunu Banunu

    Banunu Banunu

    21 цагийн өмнө

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

  42. Tabitha Jergens

    Tabitha Jergens

    22 цагийн өмнө

    Look into the Villisca Axe Murder House!

  43. BB Key

    BB Key

    22 цагийн өмнө

    Ryan: *Better keep it tight* 😂

  44. BB Key

    BB Key

    23 цагийн өмнө

    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"?

  45. Jenna Bartschi

    Jenna Bartschi

    23 цагийн өмнө

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

  46. ms6

    ms6

    23 цагийн өмнө

    they back people tell they quit buzzfeed. Miss something there

  47. honkity_

    honkity_

    23 цагийн өмнө

    WE’RE BACK BABYYYY

  48. Calum hay

    Calum hay

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    I am scottish and i am so offended by this

  49. John F

    John F

    Өдрийн өмнө

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

  50. Yen

    Yen

    Өдрийн өмнө

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

  51. Carolyn Izaguirre

    Carolyn Izaguirre

    Өдрийн өмнө

    they both sound insane lmao

  52. Zuhal Hamidy

    Zuhal Hamidy

    Өдрийн өмнө

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

  53. pockystickz :3

    pockystickz :3

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

  54. Olivia Testa

    Olivia Testa

    Өдрийн өмнө

    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?

  55. Zulphur

    Zulphur

    Өдрийн өмнө

    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)

  56. booboothefool

    booboothefool

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

  57. elainefitz21

    elainefitz21

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    www.historyireland.com/20th-century-contemporary-history/sisters-sentenced-to-death-infanticide-in-independent-ireland/ This case is something for unsolved to sync their teeth into!!

  58. Avni Sharma

    Avni Sharma

    Өдрийн өмнө

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

  59. True Rue

    True Rue

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    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.

  60. GamingWithMe 2220

    GamingWithMe 2220

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    i've been waiting for a new one for so long :')

  61. BananaPhoPhilly

    BananaPhoPhilly

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    "If you're Scottish and you're offended by this, you should be" LOL

  62. Jack J. Q. Daniels

    Jack J. Q. Daniels

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Sooo, no surprise Shane can do a PERFECT (or as close to it as I've ever heard from an American) Scottish accent, demons gotta be able to trick people with their voice

    • Jack J. Q. Daniels

      Jack J. Q. Daniels

      Өдрийн өмнө

      Also lmao I'm glad y'all are back! I do love me some true crime

  63. Liana H

    Liana H

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Dude best timed sick leave ever

  64. Pixie *

    Pixie *

    Өдрийн өмнө

    ya know I was sad that this was a true crime season but 50% of the theory’s today were supernatural

  65. Andrea Garza

    Andrea Garza

    Өдрийн өмнө

    bad luck to kill a seabird

    • Andrea Garza

      Andrea Garza

      Өдрийн өмнө

      why'd you spill the beans.......

  66. THE ANGEL MAN

    THE ANGEL MAN

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    The stories are good but when they try to be funny it just renders these videos unwatchable. Its a pity.

    • H W

      H W

      10 цагийн өмнө

      That’s the opposite of what most people say. I’ve heard people say the only reason they can watch these videos about these disturbing true stories is because of how the guys banter in between (without disrespecting the people in the story itself).

  67. kevin augustsson

    kevin augustsson

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    God I've missed these guys

  68. Kevin Malone

    Kevin Malone

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    what i find creepy is that all the clocks were stopped

  69. Geri markham

    Geri markham

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Love ye guys xxx

  70. Esme

    Esme

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    This reminds me of the film 'The Lighthouse', Would recommend it after listening to this...

  71. Pixel Quadrant Games

    Pixel Quadrant Games

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    keep these dark knight series refrences coming, pls

  72. Da Crammers

    Da Crammers

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Virus in 2020 zombies in 2021. Keeps getting better and better. *sulks like ryan*

  73. Deric Shearer

    Deric Shearer

    Өдрийн өмнө

    It was El Chupacabra

  74. Rika Kamiki

    Rika Kamiki

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Shane will def weep the moment he sees me lol

  75. Bee Boi

    Bee Boi

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Baba booey

  76. Mdk Kdm

    Mdk Kdm

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Some jamaican: Oi wi nuh want uh battyman ya so

  77. C Wa

    C Wa

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    I didn’t know they kept making unsolved episodes rn tbh!

  78. Classy Ghost

    Classy Ghost

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    At the end they have a real intense rap

  79. Spoopy

    Spoopy

    Өдрийн өмнө

    THEY ARE BACK

  80. New Orleans Saints

    New Orleans Saints

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    I know y’all trynna be funny with the small talks but it kinda ruins the video. I just skip to get back to the story

  81. rebecca bonner

    rebecca bonner

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    Can you guys do an episode on the disappearance of Zachary Bernhardt? An 8 year old Floridian boy who disappeared in the middle of the night. Very interesting story. The circumstances of his disappearance are fishy at best. #postmortem #buzzfeedunsolvedtruecrime

  82. Tamara L

    Tamara L

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    I think we found Shane's only weakness. Rhymes

  83. Ryan David

    Ryan David

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    They were abducted by moth man who was drawn to the light

  84. JonnyC

    JonnyC

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Loight hoose

  85. Lucy Anderson

    Lucy Anderson

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Usually I'm all up for the crazier theories but as a Scot living on the east coast I've seen the sea do some insane stuff. I know the sea around the west coast is way worse, and on a small island it could definitely get really bad. They 100% just got swept out to sea, though I do love a good Kelpie story.

  86. hopeworldletsgo

    hopeworldletsgo

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    RAP BATTLING MERMAIDS TO THE DEATH!

  87. pradeep kr

    pradeep kr

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    the vignette effect that you give while exporting a video is making Shanes face blurred especially in the wide-angle frame. either adjust his sitting position or adjust the camera.

  88. Fergie Fanboy

    Fergie Fanboy

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Fergs lemmino

  89. Kgotso Moleoa

    Kgotso Moleoa

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Ryan is funnier

  90. eioshen boboi

    eioshen boboi

    Өдрийн өмнө

    Shanes dissappointment over alien juice. Laughing with tears.

    • eioshen boboi

      eioshen boboi

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      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.

  91. adela rose

    adela rose

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    I haven't watched you guys in a year. I've missed y'all ❤ 🤍 you guys can always make me laugh when I'm having a bad day.

  92. Sam Friend

    Sam Friend

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    I've never heard buoy pronounced boo-ee before. 😂

  93. sophie wood

    sophie wood

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    me, a scottish person, listening to their impressions of a scottish person 👁👄👁

  94. Connie

    Connie

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    They sound like they are drunk

  95. Moxie Lofton

    Moxie Lofton

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    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

  96. Slippery Cactus

    Slippery Cactus

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    Polyamorous gay love story? *sighs, opens wattpad*

  97. Mwale Zulu

    Mwale Zulu

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    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.

  98. J Lange

    J Lange

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    Sprite is an awfully cute name for murderous, green haired fish dudes.

  99. Mariaj De Guzman

    Mariaj De Guzman

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    this reminds me of an A24 movie called "The Lighthouse"

  100. emilia d

    emilia d

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    did anybody else have to read the poem about this for english?

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