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

    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved Network8 päivää sitten
    • 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.

      GracieGracie2 päivää sitten
    • What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

      PlantPlant7 päivää sitten
    • shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

      valsolvalsol8 päivää sitten
    • Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

      Grace LinneaGrace Linnea8 päivää sitten
    • 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!!

      Yazmine YacubYazmine Yacub8 päivää sitten
  • Missed these two so much

    YOWYoonaYOWYoona14 minuuttia sitten
  • I thought this would be based on the movie lighthouse

    Shashank ShettyShashank Shetty16 minuuttia sitten
  • BFU is back with the boys! I'm happy.

    Doris2000Doris2000Tunti sitten
  • Bad luck to kill a seabird...

    ForeverLove230ForeverLove230Tunti sitten
  • The dark knight reference>>>>>>

    Daniel BerryDaniel BerryTunti sitten
  • Oh yeah another night of no sleep

    Green GiantGreen Giant2 tuntia sitten
  • The one theory no one has tried, its nessy the loch ness monster.

    Carlos D GonzalezCarlos D Gonzalez2 tuntia sitten
  • Kind of just connecting the dots that this story might have inspired the willem dafoe and robert pattinson movie.

    Atlis DAtlis D2 tuntia sitten
  • curious to know if they ever found any trace of the flag. You'd wonder if it was torn down by the storm or if it was just lowered.

    Michael NellaMichael Nella3 tuntia sitten
  • Americans!! Say “buoyant”, now say “buoy”. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 😫😫😫

    Caz SmithCaz Smith3 tuntia sitten
  • Well obviously it was aliens, the Rutans of course. Doctor Who was there and so was Leela.

    kmtxkmtx4 tuntia sitten
  • How about Xavier DuPont de Ligonnès ? The aristocrat who slaughtered his' entire family? That remains a mystery up till now.

    Grace CandazaGrace Candaza4 tuntia sitten
  • So I guess this is inspire the lighthouse movie?

    Katarina DayintaKatarina Dayinta5 tuntia sitten
  • 19:20 I too shipped Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and off-camera friend 😂

    Stevie DenaeStevie Denae5 tuntia sitten
  • i think it was a suicide pact. or maybe they were eaten by the sheep

    Isabel AIsabel A5 tuntia sitten
  • Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now

    RobinRobin5 tuntia sitten
  • Why is this all so familiar?

    FD GODFD GOD6 tuntia sitten
  • I’m only a minute in and I’m already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses-

    Adam ReevesAdam Reeves6 tuntia sitten
  • Theory 1 is pretty much the most plausible. One fell into the sea, the others attempted to rescue him and then fell in themselves, possibly during a sweltering of waves from the intense winds of the North Sea. Why were the bodies never found? It's the ocean, they sank and were eaten by crabs and hagfish, most bodies in the sea remain there.

    Christopher HaysChristopher Hays6 tuntia sitten
  • I'm so happy they brought the local lore into it!

    Learning and GrowingLearning and Growing6 tuntia sitten
  • People: *go missing* Ryan: *alien breathing noises*

    ShaneMP01ShaneMP016 tuntia sitten
  • They were washed off by a rogue wave. Case closed.

    Jared QuinnJared Quinn6 tuntia sitten
  • 0:03 You stole my Crappy Pun

    Kiefer The GamerKiefer The Gamer6 tuntia sitten
  • This just in: Shane and Ryan think lighthouse keepers run off the same rules as moths. XD

    GreenbloodLadyGreenbloodLady7 tuntia sitten
  • The answer to the mystery is very simple. One of the men killed and ate the others, then ate himself.

    ProjectFlashlight612ProjectFlashlight6127 tuntia sitten
  • Couldn't pirates have just landed on the island and kidnapped them? That's the only realistic theory besides the violent lighthouse keeper killing them and then committing suicide. Also, they could have all been at the tackle box and got hit by a wave simultaneously.

    Jordan RamseyJordan Ramsey8 tuntia sitten
    • I thought the same

      Logically DictateLogically Dictate8 tuntia sitten
  • The resignation in Shane’s voice when Ryan pulled out the Alien Juice was just truly inspiring

    Maggie SullivanMaggie Sullivan8 tuntia sitten
  • Shane is beaten by Ryan in a rap battle? Who would have thought?

    hound3000 need some hugshound3000 need some hugs8 tuntia sitten
  • I live in the south and I'm offended by those... "accents"

    Scott PerkinsScott Perkins9 tuntia sitten
    • They were joking don’t take everything so serious 🤦🏻‍♀️

      K MK M2 tuntia sitten
  • Ryan really missed the opportunity to say “shed some light” instead of “shed some insight”

    Bevan F.Bevan F.9 tuntia sitten
  • Rouge waves are a real scary thing though.

    Cora EspinozaCora Espinoza9 tuntia sitten
  • I’m so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I’m on vacation 🤩🤩🤩

    kiwitoothpickkiwitoothpick9 tuntia sitten
  • maybe the men conspired to leave together is some kind of plan...those men need to be investigated deeply as I think they all did this together with a well planned out scheme. And as far as the sheep go--could be some type of marine life that washes up on the grass that contains a hormone booster and when the sheep eat this they give birth to twins.

  • Why is his voice so nasally?

    Dee Ca.Dee Ca.9 tuntia sitten
  • Shane loves lighthouses, I paint lighthouses, gives me an idea.

    Faylyn HillierFaylyn Hillier9 tuntia sitten
  • I missed you 2!

    Geckopanda CoversGeckopanda Covers9 tuntia sitten
  • I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂

    Kirsty Anne AllanKirsty Anne Allan10 tuntia sitten
  • Lighthouse keepers are moths confirmed

    Caporal PoireauCaporal Poireau10 tuntia sitten
  • im glad you guys are finally back

    The Epic Memes And GamesThe Epic Memes And Games10 tuntia sitten
  • Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence

    AIDEN LEEAIDEN LEE10 tuntia sitten
  • So essentially what went down in that movie with rob and dafoe

    Juliette WahlJuliette Wahl10 tuntia sitten
  • You should come here to Scotland for Unsolved: Supernatural! Bloody everything is haunted here

    H.W. ReidH.W. Reid10 tuntia sitten
  • stolen from bedtime stories and done much worse

    Marshall MathersMarshall Mathers10 tuntia sitten
  • Know what it’s kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish

    Lauren LarsonLauren Larson11 tuntia sitten
  • roku like from ATLA?

    firewolfgamesfirewolfgames11 tuntia sitten
  • finalllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    Souls BorneSouls Borne12 tuntia sitten

    SmashmathboySmashmathboy12 tuntia sitten
  • Really miss the good old unsolved. It just doesn’t have the same feel anymore. Didn’t even watch this episode

    Sasha AntoniaSasha Antonia12 tuntia sitten
  • 18:11 I thought that was shirtless shane beating up the camera

    jijijiji12 tuntia sitten
  • Missed you guys

    Sheikha Al BusaidiSheikha Al Busaidi12 tuntia sitten
  • Shane is so giddy

    jxsyxngjxsyxng12 tuntia sitten
  • Reminds me of the lighthouse film that William Dafoe and Robert Pattison starred in directed by Robert Eggers. Very eerie.

    Joanne DenneyJoanne Denney12 tuntia sitten
  • Booey !?

    OjaswitaOjaswita13 tuntia sitten
  • Maybe they were consumed by the light

    Lazy StudioLazy Studio13 tuntia sitten
  • The accents 😂 you wouldn’t hear that on Sauchiehall Street

    E HE H13 tuntia sitten
  • idk if it's just me but i've had a fear of lighthouses since i was in elementary school 😭😭

    YG & SM STAN.YG & SM STAN.13 tuntia sitten
  • "Nice light!" - the Lighthouse keepers had essentially become moths.

    Aiana RavenAiana Raven13 tuntia sitten
  • nah it was just three lighthouse keepers having a mega polyamorous relationship with those mermen dudes. then they all live underwater happily ever after

    meredith mmeredith m14 tuntia sitten
  • my grandfather was the last lighthouse keeper in Scotland before they went automated! really enjoyed this episode :)

    Kaitlin HutchisonKaitlin Hutchison14 tuntia sitten
  • A rogue wave seems like the only plausible explanation.

    Clarissa HargisClarissa Hargis14 tuntia sitten
  • video reported for racism against Scottish

    lucus lopezlucus lopez14 tuntia sitten
    • Uhhhhhhh

      lolbit plush productionslolbit plush productionsTunti sitten
    • um

      YG & SM STAN.YG & SM STAN.13 tuntia sitten
  • Magic grass😂😂 Its such a funny phrase

    Sydney MitrecicSydney Mitrecic14 tuntia sitten
  • YAY!!!!! We're back baby!!!!! I love unsolved! Have a great day anyone

    Sydney MitrecicSydney Mitrecic14 tuntia sitten
  • why didn't they ask the gamekeeper if he saw a storm at least, because that would clarify at least part of the confusion

    nmnm14 tuntia sitten
  • Shane is gay

    Julian GutierrezJulian Gutierrez14 tuntia sitten
  • Ricky goldsworth?!

    Gay SlinkyGay Slinky14 tuntia sitten
  • Why is no one mentioning the fact that this man was payed 8 pounds a year to watch this lighthouse???

    Gay SlinkyGay Slinky15 tuntia sitten
  • It’s official: light house keepers are moths

    The KnightingaleThe Knightingale15 tuntia sitten
  • Ahhhhh...they’re back...yess...pure joy 😆

    Omeesa KhanduriOmeesa Khanduri15 tuntia sitten
  • aye lads thats a wee offensive... kidding haah. great channel guys

    lacrosseguy108lacrosseguy10815 tuntia sitten
  • absolutely disgusting that they make fun of scottish people! im part scottish (although many many many mannnnny generations ago) my family has lived in the US for like 100+ yrs now...but it's still very offensive to me..with the move towards ending racism you'd think these 2 clowns would actually care about people of different races. Make fun of my race = no more sure many others will follow too!!

    Mark F.Mark F.15 tuntia sitten
    • * sigh *

      lolbit plush productionslolbit plush productionsTunti sitten
    • bye then tf they don't need u💀

      YG & SM STAN.YG & SM STAN.13 tuntia sitten
  • i remember hearing this when i was younger thinking it was just a scary story

    Lily HopsonLily Hopson15 tuntia sitten
  • Doing my happy dance celebrating my favorite duo

    Reagan WeatherfordReagan Weatherford15 tuntia sitten
  • You guys are so corny you could make a whole bag of popcorn

    dennislp3dennislp315 tuntia sitten
    • Oh god...

      lolbit plush productionslolbit plush productionsTunti sitten
  • Probably sea pirates back in the day found the island n made the kidnapped lighthouse keepers slaves.

    Harro ByeHarro Bye16 tuntia sitten
  • "Is that where this is fuckin going?"

    dennislp3dennislp316 tuntia sitten
  • The accents 🤣

    Ashley LeasureAshley Leasure16 tuntia sitten
  • Correct me if I'm wrong but (1:57) isn't "Eilean Mór" Scottish Gaelic for "Big Island"

    Chaotic MaximusChaotic Maximus16 tuntia sitten
  • shane i think we ALL cried at little women

    Mya LangMya Lang16 tuntia sitten
  • I'm Scottish, and while I wasn't offended by the accents, please never do them again

    Olivia SkyeOlivia Skye16 tuntia sitten
  • Could y’all please do the Williamsburg colonial parkway murders? No ever seems to talk about it even though there was literally a serial killer running loose .

    Braelyn CreamerBraelyn Creamer16 tuntia sitten
  • “The nearby BUTT of Lewis”

    ScufflegritScufflegrit16 tuntia sitten
  • What do get when you have 4 men in a lighthouse? Shane: A polyamorous gay relationship with a future in Jamaica

    Nima HassanNima Hassan16 tuntia sitten
  • I can't believe Shane is still alive after everything he's said

    ImagezImagez16 tuntia sitten
  • the way the americans say buoy makes me laugh so much it sounds way cooler haha (uk pronounce it like boy, not booey)

    Caitlin PallettCaitlin Pallett16 tuntia sitten
  • Every episode has some kind of humourous jokes, which helps my mind from dreaming this again and again

    Carlos SolisCarlos Solis17 tuntia sitten
  • Its either a poly gay love story or the fey got em

    Gay CalculatorGay Calculator17 tuntia sitten
  • The music makes this so ominous ugh

    GlowDust7501GlowDust750117 tuntia sitten
  • The magic grass made the sheep magical.

    Fuwa FuFuwa Fu17 tuntia sitten
  • The gamekeeper did it

    Jimeth OtaJimeth Ota17 tuntia sitten
  • My thought, 1 of then drop into the sea, they tried to save the drowning one, a wave carry they all away.

    Rivero KenshiroRivero Kenshiro17 tuntia sitten
  • i think the image for joseph moore is steve jobs

    the bright hunterthe bright hunter17 tuntia sitten
  • as a scottish person am loving the accents

    Olivia LawrenceOlivia Lawrence17 tuntia sitten
  • the boys are back

    Tomas MacTomas Mac17 tuntia sitten
  • Broooo what If 2020 is result of shane harassing Annabel

    Miss ZeeMiss Zee17 tuntia sitten
  • Are ye fond of me Lobster?

    Andrew BreenAndrew Breen17 tuntia sitten
  • you know these two men are are really close friends coz they are almost gay for each other.

    Black RoseBlack Rose18 tuntia sitten
  • Gamekeeper was possibly an Imposter. He wasn't doing his tasks.

    zijuiy wttuyzijuiy wttuy18 tuntia sitten
  • Am I hearing the Stranger Things theme?

    Jared QuinnJared Quinn19 tuntia sitten