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

    12 giorni fa

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

    • Gracie


      6 giorni fa

      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


      11 giorni fa

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

    • valsol


      11 giorni fa

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

    • Grace Linnea

      Grace Linnea

      11 giorni fa

      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

      11 giorni fa

      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. kiwiuq


    Ora fa

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

  3. Aqqle Sauce

    Aqqle Sauce

    2 ore fa

    110 foot high bababoey was knocked by the waves

  4. EmilysArchive


    2 ore fa

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

  5. TheRabbitFear


    2 ore fa

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

  6. Jiggly Jungkook

    Jiggly Jungkook

    2 ore fa

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

  7. Ivan Draws Things

    Ivan Draws Things

    2 ore fa

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

  8. Vinegar Doppio

    Vinegar Doppio

    3 ore fa

    *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

  9. Donald Petkus

    Donald Petkus

    3 ore fa

    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.

  10. Conner Music

    Conner Music

    3 ore fa


  11. James Pierce

    James Pierce

    3 ore fa

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

  12. Jessica


    3 ore fa

    Animorphs reference! that just made my day =D

  13. Colin D

    Colin D

    3 ore fa

    I was aye

  14. Danny


    3 ore fa

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

  15. STM Lifestyle

    STM Lifestyle

    3 ore fa

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

  16. Truelicity


    4 ore fa

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

  17. Jason The Desert Fox

    Jason The Desert Fox

    4 ore fa

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

  18. flavorous earthworm

    flavorous earthworm

    5 ore fa

    these videos are oddly creepy and comforting at the same time

  19. Muriel


    6 ore fa

    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.

  20. Kyle Gates

    Kyle Gates

    6 ore fa

    Was waiting for you guys to do this one.

  21. N D

    N D

    6 ore fa

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

  22. schm3schma


    7 ore fa

    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?

  23. Han Vo

    Han Vo

    7 ore fa

    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. :)

  24. Narius


    8 ore fa

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

  25. trackboy17


    8 ore fa

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

  26. Narius


    8 ore fa

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

  27. The Cube Master XIII

    The Cube Master XIII

    9 ore fa

    Shane about to get taken by the water broa

  28. St Maxi

    St Maxi

    9 ore fa

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

  29. Isabel seton-browne

    Isabel seton-browne

    9 ore fa

    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

  30. MahadAli


    10 ore fa

    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.

  31. Nur Zara

    Nur Zara

    11 ore fa

    I believe, it could have been theory 1

  32. Lisa Ross

    Lisa Ross

    11 ore fa

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

  33. outcast_ryan 14

    outcast_ryan 14

    11 ore fa

    good old Scotland

  34. outcast_ryan 14

    outcast_ryan 14

    11 ore fa


  35. bradstev14


    13 ore fa

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

  36. y a

    y a

    13 ore fa

    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

  37. Arya


    14 ore fa

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

  38. Disha Khandelwal

    Disha Khandelwal

    15 ore fa

    Genuinely worried that the lockdown has eroded your sanity 🥴

  39. becky wilton

    becky wilton

    16 ore fa

    Why is no one saying pirates??!

  40. Jay Steele

    Jay Steele

    16 ore fa

    lighthouse keepers are moths, apparently.

    • Ailsa Ni

      Ailsa Ni

      15 ore fa

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

  41. Lardcomposite


    20 ore fa

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

    • Ailsa Ni

      Ailsa Ni

      15 ore fa

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

  42. TheMisanthropist TM

    TheMisanthropist TM

    20 ore fa

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

  43. VibeCheck


    20 ore fa

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

  44. Lalitendu Das

    Lalitendu Das

    21 ora fa

    This is basically story of the lighthouse

  45. Azusa the kitten

    Azusa the kitten

    22 ore fa

    Buzzfeed unsolved is the only good thing about buzzzfeed 😂

  46. exseed 77

    exseed 77

    22 ore fa

    Play phasmophobia

  47. Zach davis

    Zach davis

    22 ore fa

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

  48. Aria


    23 ore fa

    *anyone else get the Dark Knight Rises reference?*

  49. Kit&Kat


    23 ore fa

    they should play phasmophobia

  50. Barney Jr Official [Spongebob vlogs 9000]

    Barney Jr Official [Spongebob vlogs 9000]

    23 ore fa

    I'm here from Mr. Nightmare/Llama Arts

  51. Lebron James

    Lebron James

    Giorno fa

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

  52. pattmyn


    Giorno fa

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

  53. Joy Blue

    Joy Blue

    Giorno fa

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

  54. Justine Sklar

    Justine Sklar

    Giorno fa

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

  55. Cæcilie


    Giorno fa

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

  56. Ashleigh Margaret

    Ashleigh Margaret

    Giorno fa

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

  57. GirlOnTheStreets


    Giorno fa

    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.

  58. Isla


    Giorno fa

    Shane is soo done with unsolved 😅😂

  59. DragonTamer 4444

    DragonTamer 4444

    Giorno fa

    Ricky Goldsworth showed himself for a moment

  60. Tac 01

    Tac 01

    Giorno fa

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

  61. Ryan R

    Ryan R

    Giorno fa

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

  62. Leah Macmaster

    Leah Macmaster

    Giorno fa

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

  63. Mel in Real Life

    Mel in Real Life

    Giorno fa

    Wasn’t this turned into a movie with Gerard Butler

  64. TPoseCulture


    Giorno fa

    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.

  65. Edward Joseph Manao

    Edward Joseph Manao

    Giorno fa

    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.

  66. Shelbi M.

    Shelbi M.

    Giorno fa

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

  67. Shelbi M.

    Shelbi M.

    Giorno fa


  68. Jabez Guillaume

    Jabez Guillaume

    Giorno fa

    Please bring out more videos

  69. The Manager

    The Manager

    Giorno fa

    No rat

  70. The Manager

    The Manager

    Giorno fa

    M a s k e

  71. McKade


    Giorno fa

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

  72. Bagels


    Giorno fa

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

  73. Bruno'sBaBySquirrel


    Giorno fa

    me everyday in 2020: 8:13

  74. Mike Harkins

    Mike Harkins

    Giorno fa

    I'm Scottish and laughing my heid off at impression

  75. Stephen Vaughn

    Stephen Vaughn

    Giorno fa

    Im surprised the movie the lighthouse hasnt been referenced once

  76. Mango Alex

    Mango Alex

    Giorno fa

    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

  77. Xiomara G.

    Xiomara G.

    Giorno fa

    Yasss you guys are back!

  78. Starry Potts

    Starry Potts

    Giorno fa

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

  79. Starry Potts

    Starry Potts

    Giorno fa

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

  80. F0RESEEE


    Giorno fa

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

  81. Leo Berry

    Leo Berry

    Giorno fa

    how long could you two last working a lighthouse together ?

  82. ok Miney

    ok Miney

    Giorno fa

    Fred and George weasley but in 2020.

  83. M.C Ellen

    M.C Ellen

    Giorno fa

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



    Giorno fa

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

  85. D'Arcy Sinead

    D'Arcy Sinead

    Giorno fa

    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

  86. Kate


    Giorno fa

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

  87. vbddfy euuyt

    vbddfy euuyt

    Giorno fa

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

  88. Elijah Thomas

    Elijah Thomas

    Giorno fa

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

    • vbddfy euuyt

      vbddfy euuyt

      Giorno fa

      Tsunami... duh lol

  89. Herro


    Giorno fa

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

  90. Jackie Vorlak

    Jackie Vorlak

    Giorno fa

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

  91. Swastik Nihar Mohanty

    Swastik Nihar Mohanty

    Giorno fa

    MH370 Stone man Beer man Arushi Talwar

  92. Cieriaa Monaee

    Cieriaa Monaee

    Giorno fa

    I love these two 🤣🤣🤣



    Giorno fa

    This episode is supposed to be in BuzzFeed Unsolved SUPERNATURAL

  94. TheMusicPpl


    Giorno fa

    15:03 Did Ryan spell Edinburgh as Edinbruh ? 😶

  95. Guitarguy360


    Giorno fa

    How did Shane not switch legs 1 time

  96. JoshLA


    Giorno fa

    Liverpool has a lot of spooky places

  97. Banana Pug

    Banana Pug

    Giorno fa

    I'm Scottish and never heard of this place lol

  98. Shabobo


    Giorno fa

    what if they were abducted by pirates

  99. Adhitya Agri Astarini

    Adhitya Agri Astarini

    Giorno fa

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

  100. Anna Barry

    Anna Barry

    Giorno fa

    I missed you guys!!!

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