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. kyla wiles

      Wait he sounds different on voice over than when they both chat does he talk about it with him and then record the voice over or use a microphone when they aren’t being shown and don’t when they are in so confused

    3. Doll Baby

      So, Shane and Ryan have definitely gone a little crazy in quarantine...

    4. Hickory Lemur

      They probably drowned by the huge waves.

    5. Laura Baker

      Rayn we are almost the same age ill be 29 in December

    6. Abmv 1207

      My mom and I love watching them.😎✨

    7. Joeysevenfold6

      8:10 Shane doesn't wanna hear it 😂😂

    8. kiwiuq

      “nobody cared who i was till i put on the mask” naruto reference???

    9. Aqqle Sauce

      110 foot high bababoey was knocked by the waves

    10. EmilysArchive

      Show: *Is called Buzzfeed Unsolved* Ryan: “This mystery remains unsolved.” Me: *Surprised pikachu face*

    11. TheRabbitFear

      Using a stock photo for a lighthouse keeper of a dude wearing a hoodie...

    12. Jiggly Jungkook

      iF yE hAd tEh cHanCe tEh cHaNGe yEr faTE , wOOdJA?

    13. Ivan Draws Things

      I find it hilarious that they talk about these men like they’re the moths from the moth lamp memes

    14. Vinegar Doppio

      *me:* why would I believe in faeries, they arent real. *also me as soon as ryan mentions the clocks were stopped:* faeries is the only logical explanation for this

    15. Donald Petkus

      There was a theory that the keepers were abducted by German navy personnel, but there would be no reason for that. Especially since UK and Germany were at peace. My own unlikely theory involves smugglers.

    16. Conner Music


    17. James Pierce

      Lemmion did it better but damn good job. Look him up. He’s my favorite HUfastr.

    18. Jessica

      Animorphs reference! that just made my day =D

    19. Colin D

      I was aye

    20. Danny

      Lmao, this was just amazing 😂 especially the sprite bit hahahaha

    21. STM Lifestyle

      I had no idea you guys started the new season !!! So excited

    22. Truelicity

      wait their back, were they ever gone? idfk but im back for more

    23. Jason The Desert Fox

      I would love to see a unsolved on the death of Stalin or Hitler

    24. flavorous earthworm

      these videos are oddly creepy and comforting at the same time

    25. Muriel

      what if they were in a happy loving homossexual polyamorous relationship and then they met with the water sprites and the sprites were like "hey, we see what you got going on here, we're super into it, you guys should come live with us and be gay under water forever" and then they just went and everybody is happy to this very day. I think that's what happened.

    26. Kyle Gates

      Was waiting for you guys to do this one.

    27. N D

      Aahh yes. I know very well about this "Magic grass" you speak of.

    28. schm3schma

      Rogue waves would be more believable if there were more evidence. I'm more inclined to believe the hysteria theory. Maybe Roderick Mackenzie made the men disappear and that's why he didn't report it?

    29. Han Vo

      shane and ryan are like the dudes in whild krats the cartoon in PBIS kids thingy, but trying to solve mysteries and crime instead of being with animals in the wild. :)

    30. Narius

      So no one wants to talk about UK having a place called the "Butt of Lewis"?

    31. trackboy17

      Have they said anything about new paranormal episodes. Literally the only reason i ever subscribed

    32. Narius

      So let me get this straight. The windiest place in the UK, is called the "Butt of Lewis". Amazing

    33. The Cube Master XIII

      Shane about to get taken by the water broa

    34. St Maxi

      That is not a Scottish accent lmao 😂🤣 trust me 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

    35. Isabel seton-browne

      Maybe the spirit was a Shepard spirit and just wanted to look after the sheep. That's why they were so healthy the ghoul Shepard was giving them hugs

    36. 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.

    37. Nur Zara

      I believe, it could have been theory 1

    38. Lisa Ross

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

    39. outcast_ryan 14

      good old Scotland

    40. outcast_ryan 14


    41. bradstev14

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

    42. 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

    43. Arya

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

    44. Disha Khandelwal

      Genuinely worried that the lockdown has eroded your sanity 🥴

    45. becky wilton

      Why is no one saying pirates??!

    46. 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

    47. 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.

    48. TheMisanthropist TM

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

    49. VibeCheck

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

    50. Lalitendu Das

      This is basically story of the lighthouse

    51. Azusa the kitten

      Buzzfeed unsolved is the only good thing about buzzzfeed 😂

    52. exseed 77

      Play phasmophobia

    53. Zach davis

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

    54. Aria

      *anyone else get the Dark Knight Rises reference?*

    55. Kit&Kat

      they should play phasmophobia

    56. Barney Jr Official [Spongebob vlogs 9000]

      I'm here from Mr. Nightmare/Llama Arts

    57. Lebron James

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

    58. pattmyn

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

    59. Joy Blue

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

    60. Justine Sklar

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

    61. Cæcilie

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

    62. Ashleigh Margaret

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

    63. 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.

    64. Isla

      Shane is soo done with unsolved 😅😂

    65. DragonTamer 4444

      Ricky Goldsworth showed himself for a moment

    66. Tac 01

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

    67. Ryan R

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

    68. Leah Macmaster

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

    69. Mel in Real Life

      Wasn’t this turned into a movie with Gerard Butler

    70. 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.

    71. 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.

    72. Shelbi M.

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

    73. Shelbi M.


    74. Jabez Guillaume

      Please bring out more videos

    75. The Manager

      No rat

    76. The Manager

      M a s k e

    77. McKade

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

    78. Bagels

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

    79. Bruno'sBaBySquirrel

      me everyday in 2020: 8:13

    80. Mike Harkins

      I'm Scottish and laughing my heid off at impression

    81. Stephen Vaughn

      Im surprised the movie the lighthouse hasnt been referenced once

    82. 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

    83. Xiomara G.

      Yasss you guys are back!

    84. Starry Potts

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

    85. Starry Potts

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

    86. F0RESEEE

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

    87. Leo Berry

      how long could you two last working a lighthouse together ?

    88. ok Miney

      Fred and George weasley but in 2020.

    89. 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 🔥😁

    91. 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

    92. Kate

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

    93. vbddfy euuyt

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

    94. Elijah Thomas

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

      1. Sanjay Sajan

        Years ago they try to.... Years ago they try to... Put me in the... .....IS IT LIEE?

      2. vbddfy euuyt

        Tsunami... duh lol

    95. Herro

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

    96. Jackie Vorlak

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

    97. Swastik Nihar Mohanty

      MH370 Stone man Beer man Arushi Talwar

    98. Cieriaa Monaee

      I love these two 🤣🤣🤣


      This episode is supposed to be in BuzzFeed Unsolved SUPERNATURAL

    100. TheMusicPpl

      15:03 Did Ryan spell Edinburgh as Edinbruh ? 😶