The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • Gracie


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    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


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

  • valsol


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

  • Grace Linnea

    Grace Linnea

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    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

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    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!!

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

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    me everyday in 2020: 8:13

  • Mike Harkins
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    I'm Scottish and laughing my heid off at impression

  • Stephen Vaughn
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    Im surprised the movie the lighthouse hasnt been referenced once

  • Mango Alex
    Mango Alex6 timer siden

    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

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    Yasss you guys are back!

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

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

    F0RESEEE6 timer siden

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

  • Leo Berry
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    how long could you two last working a lighthouse together ?

  • ok Miney
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    Fred and George weasley but in 2020.

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

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  • D'Arcy Sinead
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    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

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

  • vbddfy euuyt
    vbddfy euuyt8 timer siden

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

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

  • vbddfy euuyt

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    Tsunami... duh lol

  • Herro
    Herro8 timer siden

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

  • Jackie Vorlak
    Jackie Vorlak9 timer siden

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

  • Swastik Nihar Mohanty
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    MH370 Stone man Beer man Arushi Talwar

  • Cieriaa Monaee
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    I love these two 🤣🤣🤣

    AAYAZ AHMED10 timer siden

    This episode is supposed to be in BuzzFeed Unsolved SUPERNATURAL

  • TheMusicPpl
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    15:03 Did Ryan spell Edinburgh as Edinbruh ? 😶

  • Guitarguy360
    Guitarguy36011 timer siden

    How did Shane not switch legs 1 time

  • JoshLA
    JoshLA11 timer siden

    Liverpool has a lot of spooky places

  • Banana Pug
    Banana Pug12 timer siden

    I'm Scottish and never heard of this place lol

  • Shabobo
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    what if they were abducted by pirates

  • Adhitya Agri Astarini
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    I can't believe how much I've missed the boys 🥺

  • Anna Barry
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    I missed you guys!!!

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

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

  • Natasha Garcia
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    love you guys

  • Desiree Espinosa
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    Tsunami... duh lol

  • Matt McGurn
    Matt McGurn19 timer siden

    You should do the Chris Benoit murders

  • Kyle Ritchie
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    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 😂😂😂👌

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

  • breaaa
    breaaa20 timer siden

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

  • Kali Smith
    Kali Smith20 timer siden

    This reminded me of Percy Jackson at the start of it

  • Banunu Banunu
    Banunu Banunu21 time siden

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

  • Tabitha Jergens
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    Look into the Villisca Axe Murder House!

  • BB Key
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    Ryan: *Better keep it tight* 😂

  • BB Key
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    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"?

  • Jenna Bartschi
    Jenna Bartschi22 timer siden

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

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    they back people tell they quit buzzfeed. Miss something there

  • honkity_
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  • Calum hay
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    I am scottish and i am so offended by this

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

  • Yen
    Yen23 timer siden

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

  • Carolyn Izaguirre
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    they both sound insane lmao

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

  • pockystickz :3
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    I can't take this seriously the narrator sounds like chills

  • Olivia Testa
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    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?

  • Zulphur
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    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)

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

  • elainefitz21
    elainefitz21Dag siden This case is something for unsolved to sync their teeth into!!

  • Avni Sharma
    Avni SharmaDag siden

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

  • 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.

  • GamingWithMe 2220
    GamingWithMe 2220Dag siden

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

  • BananaPhoPhilly
    BananaPhoPhillyDag siden

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

  • Jack J. Q. Daniels
    Jack J. Q. DanielsDag siden

    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

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

  • Liana H
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    Dude best timed sick leave ever

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

  • Andrea Garza
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    bad luck to kill a seabird

  • Andrea Garza

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

    THE ANGEL MANDag siden

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

  • H W

    H W

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    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).

  • kevin augustsson
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    God I've missed these guys

  • Kevin Malone
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    what i find creepy is that all the clocks were stopped

  • Geri markham
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    Love ye guys xxx

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

  • Pixel Quadrant Games
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    keep these dark knight series refrences coming, pls

  • Da Crammers
    Da CrammersDag siden

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

  • Deric Shearer
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    It was El Chupacabra

  • Rika Kamiki
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    Shane will def weep the moment he sees me lol

  • Bee Boi
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    Baba booey

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    Some jamaican: Oi wi nuh want uh battyman ya so

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

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    At the end they have a real intense rap

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  • 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

  • rebecca bonner
    rebecca bonnerDag siden

    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

  • Tamara L
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    I think we found Shane's only weakness. Rhymes

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

  • JonnyC
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    Loight hoose

  • Lucy Anderson
    Lucy AndersonDag siden

    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.

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  • pradeep kr
    pradeep krDag siden

    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.

  • Fergie Fanboy
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    Fergs lemmino

  • Kgotso Moleoa
    Kgotso MoleoaDag siden

    Ryan is funnier

  • eioshen boboi
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    Shanes dissappointment over alien juice. Laughing with tears.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • sophie wood
    sophie woodDag siden

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

  • Connie
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    They sound like they are drunk

  • 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

  • Slippery Cactus
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    Polyamorous gay love story? *sighs, opens wattpad*

  • Mwale Zulu
    Mwale ZuluDag siden

    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.

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

  • Mariaj De Guzman
    Mariaj De GuzmanDag siden

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

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