The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • BuzzFeed Unsolved Network
    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network12 hari yang lalu

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

  • Gracie


    6 hari yang lalu

    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


    12 hari yang lalu

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

  • valsol


    12 hari yang lalu

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

  • Grace Linnea

    Grace Linnea

    12 hari yang lalu

    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

    12 hari yang lalu

    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!!

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiue53 menit yang lalu

    i believe shane’s theory. they were a throuple, left the island and lived happily ever after

  • George Ng-Bryson
    George Ng-BrysonJam Yang lalu

    Sorry how are you pronouncing buoy there?! Lol

  • Oak Park Hills Chapel
    Oak Park Hills Chapel2 jam yang lalu

    We MISSED YOU GUYS! The stories are always good, but the HUMOR! This time was fire!! Nice work!

  • soiung toiue

    soiung toiue

    53 menit yang lalu

    They probably drowned by the huge waves.

  • Alex
    Alex3 jam yang lalu

    Disrespectful and full of terribly juvenile jokes spoil the point of the whole video. You two are absolute morons. Trust Buzzfeed to hire you sad acts, hopefully Buzzfeed goes under soon.

  • David Chang
    David Chang3 jam yang lalu

    wait I thought they left Buzzfeed to start Watcher.

  • MaxLive
    MaxLive3 jam yang lalu

    As someone who is Scottish accents for perfect XD

  • iblamekristy
    iblamekristy3 jam yang lalu

    Ryan: “What if I told you, you were gonna disappear” Shane: “Sounds good” 😂

  • Leo
    Leo3 jam yang lalu

    They drowned bruh

  • KPT 206
    KPT 2063 jam yang lalu

    Clocks most likely were set at the same time and therefore all stopped around the same time. 2 of them went out while the other saw the wave and ran out to warn them, (leaving he’s jacket and knocking over a chair) all 3 got swept away by the damaged side of the island. Some things don’t make sense but it’s more likely than alien abduction

  • Ian Jasper Sabordo
    Ian Jasper Sabordo4 jam yang lalu

    The scariest part was Ryan's laugh at 17:00 😂

  • Pathetic Kiddo
    Pathetic Kiddo5 jam yang lalu

    Anyone else thinks ryan acts a bit weird? Ricky Goldsworth vibes but for the whole episode

  • Cath Lily
    Cath Lily7 jam yang lalu

    im Scottish and was absolutely creasing at their accents

  • Elisa Zanotti
    Elisa Zanotti8 jam yang lalu

    Ok but the theories sort of didn't explain why the light was off for so long and then on again for a while, it's odd, almost like they lost control for a while and couldn't do their job and then managed to regain it until they disappeared. That's why I think it must have been something growing overtime that led to their disappearance, not something sudden.

  • Adolph Cyril Adolfo
    Adolph Cyril Adolfo9 jam yang lalu

    Feels like the lighthouse movie

  • Game Account
    Game Account10 jam yang lalu

    How is it that doing bad impressions (or any impressions) of Scottish, Irish, American, Aussie, Russian etc accents is funny and no one has a problem with it but doing impressions of any Asian or African accent is racist? Is it literally just if the accent is a “white” accent it’s fair game? I’m not trolling just interested peoples’ thoughts.

  • jinsus


    14 menit yang lalu

    People with "white" accents aren't discriminated against or seriously judged. For example, if an African American person goes into get a job and they sound "black", they are less likely to get it because they don't sound as "intelligent" although, black accents don't exist, and using aave doesn't mean you aren't educated. People of color are forced to learn how to code-switch because white professionals feel "intimidated" by them. Simply put, white people can't experience racism. They can experience mockery, but that's no comparison to groups of people who have been treated as less than for centuries.

  • kyla wiles
    kyla wiles11 jam yang lalu

    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

  • Doll Baby
    Doll Baby12 jam yang lalu

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

  • Hickory Lemur
    Hickory Lemur14 jam yang lalu

    They probably drowned by the huge waves.

  • Laura Baker
    Laura Baker14 jam yang lalu

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

  • Abmv 1207
    Abmv 120714 jam yang lalu

    My mom and I love watching them.😎✨

  • Joeysevenfold6
    Joeysevenfold615 jam yang lalu

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

  • kiwiuq
    kiwiuq17 jam yang lalu

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

  • Aqqle Sauce
    Aqqle Sauce18 jam yang lalu

    110 foot high bababoey was knocked by the waves

  • EmilysArchive
    EmilysArchive18 jam yang lalu

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

  • TheRabbitFear
    TheRabbitFear18 jam yang lalu

    Using a stock photo for a lighthouse keeper of a dude wearing a hoodie even though this happened in 1900...

  • Jiggly Jungkook
    Jiggly Jungkook18 jam yang lalu

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

  • Ivan Draws Things
    Ivan Draws Things19 jam yang lalu

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

  • Vinegar Doppio
    Vinegar Doppio19 jam yang lalu

    *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

  • Donald Petkus
    Donald Petkus19 jam yang lalu

    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.

  • Conner Music
    Conner Music19 jam yang lalu


  • James Pierce
    James Pierce19 jam yang lalu

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

  • Jessica
    Jessica19 jam yang lalu

    Animorphs reference! that just made my day =D

  • Colin D
    Colin D20 jam yang lalu

    I was aye

  • Danny
    Danny20 jam yang lalu

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

  • STM Lifestyle
    STM Lifestyle20 jam yang lalu

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

  • Truelicity
    Truelicity20 jam yang lalu

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

  • Jason The Desert Fox
    Jason The Desert Fox21 jam yang lalu

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

  • flavorous earthworm
    flavorous earthworm21 jam yang lalu

    these videos are oddly creepy and comforting at the same time

  • Muriel
    Muriel22 jam yang lalu

    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.

  • Kyle Gates
    Kyle Gates23 jam yang lalu

    Was waiting for you guys to do this one.

  • N D
    N D23 jam yang lalu

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

  • schm3schma
    schm3schmaHari Yang lalu

    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?

  • Han Vo
    Han VoHari Yang lalu

    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. :)

  • Narius
    NariusHari Yang lalu

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

  • trackboy17
    trackboy17Hari Yang lalu

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

  • Narius
    NariusHari Yang lalu

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

  • The Cube Master XIII
    The Cube Master XIIIHari Yang lalu

    Shane about to get taken by the water broa

  • St Maxi
    St MaxiHari Yang lalu

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

  • Isabel seton-browne
    Isabel seton-browneHari Yang lalu

    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

  • MahadAli
    MahadAliHari Yang lalu

    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.

  • Nur Zara
    Nur ZaraHari Yang lalu

    I believe, it could have been theory 1

  • Lisa Ross
    Lisa RossHari Yang lalu

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

  • outcast_ryan 14
    outcast_ryan 14Hari Yang lalu

    good old Scotland

  • outcast_ryan 14
    outcast_ryan 14Hari Yang lalu


  • bradstev14
    bradstev14Hari Yang lalu

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

  • y a
    y aHari Yang lalu

    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

  • Arya
    AryaHari Yang lalu

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

  • Disha Khandelwal
    Disha KhandelwalHari Yang lalu

    Genuinely worried that the lockdown has eroded your sanity 🥴

  • becky wilton
    becky wiltonHari Yang lalu

    Why is no one saying pirates??!

  • Jay Steele
    Jay SteeleHari Yang lalu

    lighthouse keepers are moths, apparently.

  • Ailsa Ni

    Ailsa Ni

    Hari Yang lalu

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

  • Lardcomposite
    LardcompositeHari Yang lalu

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

  • Ailsa Ni

    Ailsa Ni

    Hari Yang lalu

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

  • TheMisanthropist TM
    TheMisanthropist TMHari Yang lalu

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

  • VibeCheck
    VibeCheckHari Yang lalu

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

  • Lalitendu Das
    Lalitendu DasHari Yang lalu

    This is basically story of the lighthouse

  • Azusa the kitten
    Azusa the kittenHari Yang lalu

    Buzzfeed unsolved is the only good thing about buzzzfeed 😂

  • exseed 77
    exseed 77Hari Yang lalu

    Play phasmophobia

  • Zach davis
    Zach davisHari Yang lalu

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

  • Aria
    AriaHari Yang lalu

    *anyone else get the Dark Knight Rises reference?*

  • Kit&Kat
    Kit&KatHari Yang lalu

    they should play phasmophobia

  • Barney Jr Official [Spongebob vlogs 9000]
    Barney Jr Official [Spongebob vlogs 9000]Hari Yang lalu

    I'm here from Mr. Nightmare/Llama Arts

  • Lebron James
    Lebron JamesHari Yang lalu

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

  • pattmyn
    pattmynHari Yang lalu

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

  • Joy Blue
    Joy BlueHari Yang lalu

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

  • Justine Sklar
    Justine SklarHari Yang lalu

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

  • Cæcilie
    CæcilieHari Yang lalu

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

  • Ashleigh Margaret
    Ashleigh MargaretHari Yang lalu

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

  • GirlOnTheStreets
    GirlOnTheStreetsHari Yang lalu

    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.

  • Isla
    IslaHari Yang lalu

    Shane is soo done with unsolved 😅😂

  • DragonTamer 4444
    DragonTamer 4444Hari Yang lalu

    Ricky Goldsworth showed himself for a moment

  • Tac 01
    Tac 01Hari Yang lalu

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

  • Ryan R
    Ryan RHari Yang lalu

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

  • Leah Macmaster
    Leah MacmasterHari Yang lalu

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

  • Mel in Real Life
    Mel in Real LifeHari Yang lalu

    Wasn’t this turned into a movie with Gerard Butler

  • TPoseCulture
    TPoseCultureHari Yang lalu

    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.

  • Edward Joseph Manao
    Edward Joseph ManaoHari Yang lalu

    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.

  • Shelbi M.
    Shelbi M.Hari Yang lalu

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

  • Shelbi M.
    Shelbi M.Hari Yang lalu


  • Jabez Guillaume
    Jabez GuillaumeHari Yang lalu

    Please bring out more videos

  • The Manager
    The ManagerHari Yang lalu

    No rat

  • The Manager
    The ManagerHari Yang lalu

    M a s k e

  • McKade
    McKade2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Bagels
    Bagels2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Bruno'sBaBySquirrel
    Bruno'sBaBySquirrel2 hari yang lalu

    me everyday in 2020: 8:13

  • Mike Harkins
    Mike Harkins2 hari yang lalu

    I'm Scottish and laughing my heid off at impression

  • Stephen Vaughn
    Stephen Vaughn2 hari yang lalu

    Im surprised the movie the lighthouse hasnt been referenced once

  • Mango Alex
    Mango Alex2 hari yang lalu

    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

  • Xiomara G.
    Xiomara G.2 hari yang lalu

    Yasss you guys are back!

  • Starry Potts
    Starry Potts2 hari yang lalu

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

  • Starry Potts
    Starry Potts2 hari yang lalu

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