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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    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved Network8 أيام قبل
    • 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 أيام قبل
    • What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

      PlantPlant8 أيام قبل
    • shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

      valsolvalsol8 أيام قبل
    • 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 أيام قبل
    • 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 أيام قبل
  • If Nicki, Meghan, and Cardi were the three keepers there is no way they would have lost the rhyme battle 💅

    Kurt ?Kurt ?دقائق قبل
  • This reminds me of “The Lighthouse” movie starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Patinson. Very claustrophobic movie I must say.

    Ailsa NiAilsa Ni10 دقائق قبل
  • Shaun the sheep killed them and threw the bodies into the ocean, no doubt

    J. AJ. A37 دقائق قبل
  • i am so ashamed i needed that explanation about the logs joke

    im19ice3im19ice350 دقائق قبل
    • I can’t get over the pronunciation of ‘buoy’ 😂 can I just ask is that a normal American pronunciation? We would just pronounce it ‘boy’ not ‘booey’ in the UK

      Ailsa NiAilsa Ni9 دقائق قبل
  • What season is this ?

    Emma MascarenasEmma Mascarenas55 دقائق قبل
  • I can't believe Shane took it to an Animorph level 😂 I can completely see the cover he described

    Twiztid FreekshowTwiztid Freekshowساعات قبل
  • I'm home alone, it's night. Why am I watching this

    Nithin SaiNithin Saiساعات قبل
  • We need a longer season this time!

    Mark RouchMark Rouchساعات قبل
  • Big storm a large sea wave can get pretty bad they clearly got swept out to sea Rogue wave?

    That’s a lot of Sodium coinsThat’s a lot of Sodium coins2 ساعات قبل
  • Demon boys are back

    Leo2245776Leo22457762 ساعات قبل
  • Plot twist: the sheep ate them

    McSqueezyBoiMcSqueezyBoi2 ساعات قبل
  • Pirates?

    Madison KoscielskiMadison Koscielski2 ساعات قبل
  • "Aliens" "NO"

    Hufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw HeadHufflepuff Heart Ravenclaw Head2 ساعات قبل
  • 6:10 what kind of laugh is THAT shane?? shanes a ghost haunting ryan i swear to god

    bastard moonbastard moon2 ساعات قبل
  • I sure do like my big tall light and I don’t like you sir so get out of my sight...

    Thee StumblerThee Stumbler3 ساعات قبل
  • Ryan and Shane: (wheeze) Me: heck.

    S RoyS Roy3 ساعات قبل
  • Great episode and a very strange mystery ...

    mondomacabro majormondomacabro major3 ساعات قبل
  • At the beginning of the video, Shane had a look of "Sure, I'll roll with it 🤷‍♂️"

    Speccy SquareGoLikeSpeccy SquareGoLike3 ساعات قبل
  • I can’t get over the pronunciation of ‘buoy’ 😂 can I just ask is that a normal American pronunciation? We would just pronounce it ‘boy’ not ‘booey’ in the UK

    BeaHBeaH3 ساعات قبل
  • On behalf of all Scots, please never do that again🤣

    Lauren GellLauren Gell4 ساعات قبل
  • My mind is just telling me that they were kidnapped by pirates and lived a long life on board the jolly rodger

    Alex HutchinsAlex Hutchins4 ساعات قبل
  • Dropping bars

    Jermaine WeirJermaine Weir5 ساعات قبل
  • i never realised id be so excited to have my country on unsolved lol

    annaanna5 ساعات قبل
    • just heard the awful accents. i take it back

      annaanna5 ساعات قبل
  • Butt of Shane is the windiest place in the US. God! This dudes can't stay serious at all.

    Rafoncel Anne ArellanoRafoncel Anne Arellano5 ساعات قبل
  • as a Scot myself…. I can confirm, these accents = offended 😂

    nataliemacdonaldnataliemacdonald6 ساعات قبل
  • Things aren't gonna happen that are great - Ryan bergara official 2020 tagline

    Manali SurveManali Surve6 ساعات قبل
  • Its all fun and games until a leprechaun tries to sell you magic grass!

    Zuzu the DestroyerZuzu the Destroyer6 ساعات قبل
  • Iam offensive and that accent scotted me.

    Big BossBig Boss7 ساعات قبل
  • 3 men went missing on an island known for having 300 foot waves, and the strongest recorded winds in the UK... what the hell is the mystery?! one or more of them fell into the water by a wave or the wind and the others tried to help and they fell in too... simple.

    Jex2112Jex21127 ساعات قبل
  • Why'd yer spill yer beans...? Why'd yer spill yer beans., Tommy...?

    CurlyBearCurlyBear7 ساعات قبل
  • I hate buzzfeed but these guys are amazing.

    Zonkk BonkkZonkk Bonkk7 ساعات قبل
  • I’m Scottish, I’m offended by this, I should be and I’m gonna teach you how to say: “I love working at the lighthouse” Scottish: “ A luv wur-kin it eh lite-hoose”

    Sheridan TownsleySheridan Townsley8 ساعات قبل
  • these scottish accents hurt

    oliveravenoliveraven8 ساعات قبل
  • Mcdonalds Sprite really can kill a man.

    Anita BorozanAnita Borozan8 ساعات قبل
  • really love the fact that the ad on the right is for the movie about these lighthouse keepers. i also love that the keepers are gerard butler, connor swindells and peter mullan

    ejvollkrassalterejvollkrassalter9 ساعات قبل
  • go subscribe to watcher 👁

    Bella DillashawBella Dillashaw9 ساعات قبل
  • the movie The Lighthouse ruined this episode for me.

    Ruby UnderwoodRuby Underwood9 ساعات قبل

    Zach MorganZach Morgan9 ساعات قبل
  • Are we just going to gloss over at the beginning Ryan said that there is a dark spirit on the Islands who keep Shepherds off the islands with their sheep?

    Bailey FearsBailey Fears10 ساعات قبل
  • Missed these two so much

    YOWYoonaYOWYoona10 ساعات قبل
  • I thought this would be based on the movie lighthouse

    Shashank ShettyShashank Shetty10 ساعات قبل
  • BFU is back with the boys! I'm happy.

    Doris2000Doris200011 ساعات قبل
  • Bad luck to kill a seabird...

    ForeverLove230ForeverLove23011 ساعات قبل
  • The dark knight reference>>>>>>

    Daniel BerryDaniel Berry11 ساعات قبل
  • Oh yeah another night of no sleep

    Green GiantGreen Giant12 ساعات قبل
  • The one theory no one has tried, its nessy the loch ness monster.

    Carlos D GonzalezCarlos D Gonzalez12 ساعات قبل
  • Kind of just connecting the dots that this story might have inspired the willem dafoe and robert pattinson movie.

    Atlis DAtlis D13 ساعات قبل
  • 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 Nella13 ساعات قبل
  • Americans!! Say “buoyant”, now say “buoy”. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 😫😫😫

    Caz SmithCaz Smith14 ساعات قبل
  • Well obviously it was aliens, the Rutans of course. Doctor Who was there and so was Leela.

    kmtxkmtx14 ساعات قبل
  • How about Xavier DuPont de Ligonnès ? The aristocrat who slaughtered his' entire family? That remains a mystery up till now.

    Grace CandazaGrace Candaza14 ساعات قبل
  • So I guess this is inspire the lighthouse movie?

    Katarina DayintaKatarina Dayinta15 ساعات قبل
  • 19:20 I too shipped Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and off-camera friend 😂

    Stevie DenaeStevie Denae15 ساعات قبل
  • i think it was a suicide pact. or maybe they were eaten by the sheep

    Isabel AIsabel A15 ساعات قبل
  • Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now

    RobinRobin16 ساعات قبل
  • Why is this all so familiar?

    FD GODFD GOD16 ساعات قبل
  • I’m only a minute in and I’m already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses-

    Adam ReevesAdam Reeves16 ساعات قبل
  • 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 Hays16 ساعات قبل
  • I'm so happy they brought the local lore into it!

    Learning and GrowingLearning and Growing16 ساعات قبل
  • People: *go missing* Ryan: *alien breathing noises*

    ShaneMP01ShaneMP0116 ساعات قبل
  • They were washed off by a rogue wave. Case closed.

    Jared QuinnJared Quinn17 ساعات قبل
  • 0:03 You stole my Crappy Pun

    Kiefer The GamerKiefer The Gamer17 ساعات قبل
  • This just in: Shane and Ryan think lighthouse keepers run off the same rules as moths. XD

    GreenbloodLadyGreenbloodLady17 ساعات قبل
  • The answer to the mystery is very simple. One of the men killed and ate the others, then ate himself.

    ProjectFlashlight612ProjectFlashlight61217 ساعات قبل
  • 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 Ramsey18 ساعات قبل
    • I thought the same

      Logically DictateLogically Dictate18 ساعات قبل
  • The resignation in Shane’s voice when Ryan pulled out the Alien Juice was just truly inspiring

    Maggie SullivanMaggie Sullivan19 ساعات قبل
  • Shane is beaten by Ryan in a rap battle? Who would have thought?

    hound3000 need some hugshound3000 need some hugs19 ساعات قبل
  • I live in the south and I'm offended by those... "accents"

    Scott PerkinsScott Perkins19 ساعات قبل
    • They were joking don’t take everything so serious 🤦🏻‍♀️

      K MK M12 ساعات قبل
  • Ryan really missed the opportunity to say “shed some light” instead of “shed some insight”

    Bevan F.Bevan F.19 ساعات قبل
  • Rouge waves are a real scary thing though.

    Cora EspinozaCora Espinoza19 ساعات قبل
  • I’m so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I’m on vacation 🤩🤩🤩

    kiwitoothpickkiwitoothpick19 ساعات قبل
  • 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.19 ساعات قبل
  • Shane loves lighthouses, I paint lighthouses, gives me an idea.

    Faylyn HillierFaylyn Hillier20 ساعات قبل
  • I missed you 2!

    Geckopanda CoversGeckopanda Covers20 ساعات قبل
  • I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂

    Kirsty Anne AllanKirsty Anne Allan20 ساعات قبل
  • Lighthouse keepers are moths confirmed

    Caporal PoireauCaporal Poireau20 ساعات قبل
  • im glad you guys are finally back

    The Epic Memes And GamesThe Epic Memes And Games20 ساعات قبل
  • Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence

    AIDEN LEEAIDEN LEE20 ساعات قبل
  • So essentially what went down in that movie with rob and dafoe

    Juliette WahlJuliette Wahl20 ساعات قبل
  • You should come here to Scotland for Unsolved: Supernatural! Bloody everything is haunted here

    H.W. ReidH.W. Reid21 ساعات قبل
  • stolen from bedtime stories and done much worse

    Marshall MathersMarshall Mathers21 ساعات قبل
  • Know what it’s kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish

    Lauren LarsonLauren Larson22 ساعات قبل
  • roku like from ATLA?

    firewolfgamesfirewolfgames22 ساعات قبل
  • finalllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

    Souls BorneSouls Borne22 ساعات قبل

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

    Sasha AntoniaSasha Antonia22 ساعات قبل
  • 18:11 I thought that was shirtless shane beating up the camera

    jijijiji22 ساعات قبل
  • Missed you guys

    Sheikha Al BusaidiSheikha Al Busaidi22 ساعات قبل
  • Shane is so giddy

    jxsyxngjxsyxng22 ساعات قبل
  • Reminds me of the lighthouse film that William Dafoe and Robert Pattison starred in directed by Robert Eggers. Very eerie.

    Joanne DenneyJoanne Denney22 ساعات قبل
  • Booey !?

    OjaswitaOjaswita23 ساعات قبل
  • Maybe they were consumed by the light

    Lazy StudioLazy Studio23 ساعات قبل
  • The accents 😂 you wouldn’t hear that on Sauchiehall Street

    E HE H23 ساعات قبل
  • 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.أيام قبل
  • "Nice light!" - the Lighthouse keepers had essentially become moths.

    Aiana RavenAiana Ravenأيام قبل
  • 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 mأيام قبل
  • my grandfather was the last lighthouse keeper in Scotland before they went automated! really enjoyed this episode :)

    Kaitlin HutchisonKaitlin Hutchisonأيام قبل
  • A rogue wave seems like the only plausible explanation.

    Clarissa HargisClarissa Hargisأيام قبل