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 Network

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

    • Gracie

      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

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

    • valsol

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

    • Grace Linnea
      Grace Linnea

      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

      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!!

  • See You In Hell Yeowie
    See You In Hell Yeowie

    Could a big boat not have picked them up lol

  • Internet person
    Internet person

    Did no one think about moor? Being gone for 2 weeks, the light house being dark for 2 weeks, and it only being seen again when moor came back couuulld be something to do with moor?

  • Karis Green
    Karis Green

    why is Ryan saying buoy like BOOEEY it's pronounced BOY馃槀馃槀

  • Daniel Fitzpatrick
    Daniel Fitzpatrick

    Shanes dissappointment over alien juice. Laughing with tears.

  • Jordyn P
    Jordyn P

    Me as soon as I hear the clocks stopped: ALIENS

  • Nandita P.
    Nandita P.

    Maybe the "magic grass" were in fact herbs or just grass growing with herbs. Here in India, the goats have very nutritious milk because of all the herbs they eat while roaming in the montains and stuff. That could explain the sheeps being cured of cold. The twins thing is just coincidence, but getting healthier makes sense

  • CrazyCatLady

    Shane : i cried at little women a year ago Ryan: the film right?! Shane :no,I just saw some little women on the street & I sobbed.. Now I'm wheezing 馃槶馃ぃ馃ぃ

  • PrEcIs3 Gaming
    PrEcIs3 Gaming

    Sounds like there was a storm, they went outside to secure the equipment and probably got swept out by a wave or the wind.. Or the grounds keeper guy was a serial killer lol Does seem pretty fishy

  • AC 2
    AC 2

    what's missing in this setup are ice cold beers

  • Rack Roll
    Rack Roll

    So the Sprite's are ocean Leprechaun's, what with the rhyming?

  • Reece C
    Reece C

    I absolutely love these guys

  • Pandora Riego-Mercadejas
    Pandora Riego-Mercadejas

    they traveled in time lmao

  • Dough Nxts
    Dough Nxts

    So we not going to talk about that obito reference? No鈥k

  • Jugdar 'Kel' Lenaghan
    Jugdar 'Kel' Lenaghan


  • Honest Insincerity 2
    Honest Insincerity 2

    8 pounds a year for doing basically nothing huh? Sounds like my wife. Hey ohhhhhhhh!

  • Twixy

    The boys are back

  • Izabelle Minguela
    Izabelle Minguela

    Please do the Julie Vega case!!

  • Avery Dani
    Avery Dani

    I haven鈥檛 finished watching but my money is on aliens.


    I MISS YOU GUYS! 馃槅馃槅

  • Lara Lynch
    Lara Lynch

    Shane's headband makes me happy

  • Charmelle Lopez
    Charmelle Lopez

    ah, alien juice, i see.

  • Pierce Markusic
    Pierce Markusic


  • Pierce Markusic
    Pierce Markusic

    *I had HOT explosive diarrhea at the beginning of this video and it still burning 26 minutes in...*

    • Pierce Markusic
      Pierce Markusic

      Trump 4060

  • vikash '
    vikash '

    ryan and shane is buzzfeed unsolved

  • Nikol S. Ervant
    Nikol S. Ervant

    If you're ever involved with a ship called "The Hesperus," you're basically fucked.

  • Hannah Johnson
    Hannah Johnson

    shane gave me thomas middleditch vibes at the alien juice bit

  • Riley Sherrard
    Riley Sherrard

    Imagine being the guy who was off duty when all this sh*t went down

  • Tori Joan
    Tori Joan

    Am I the only one who thinks the storm was a hurricane. The only reason I think this is in the log where he says the storm is over and god is all over us. Maybe they were in a hurricane eye... Just might be me tho. Still wouldn't explain the hurricane but would explain the logs.

  • Aislinn Dobson
    Aislinn Dobson

    how is no one talking about ryan saying "booey" and not "boy" for buoy?

  • lilmisscopypaster

    I鈥檓 Scottish and there鈥檚 a 鈥渨itch ghost鈥 nearby where I live so I鈥檓 not surprised abt the water sprites thing lmao

  • sarah

    tw // suicide could it be possible that the 3 men fell in love and started a polyamorous relationship, but knew they couldn't continue it once they left the island, so they decided to make a suicide pact? i mean, the journal did say their moral was low. that could be when they realized their relationship couldn't last much longer. we're talking 1900's here, us gays weren't all that liked, they could've feared rejection from others and decided that death was the way out. idk just a thought i had when ryan mentioned the lovers theory

  • Carlos castro
    Carlos castro

    1.2k Scottish disliked this video

  • Natalie

    Y鈥檃ll are making quarantine 10x less horrible

  • imjust A viewer in the comments lol
    imjust A viewer in the comments lol

    What if they just quit

  • You're Wrong
    You're Wrong

    Yer fond of me lobster aint ye?

  • _StupDep_

    really ? no real fire ? a light inside a pile of wood ? I think y'all don't know how to start a fire

  • Brachiostar

    Wait super random question . Do all Americans say Buoy like 鈥榖ooey鈥 or is it just these guys? Sounded so jarring to me ahahap

  • K. C.
    K. C.

    how dare they replace (wheeze) with (giggle)

  • Awkward Cat
    Awkward Cat

    I ship the three.

  • Dominic Makiavelli
    Dominic Makiavelli

    I wonder if there's an unsolved but a happy ending :)

  • NickBreedlove95

    About damn time hahahahaha

  • Dexter Lim
    Dexter Lim

    *The megic gras turn them into sheEp*

  • Takeoutrobby Guerrero
    Takeoutrobby Guerrero

    just like the movie With Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson

  • 4HR Collective
    4HR Collective

    who else is still waiting for the new Paranormal Episodes.

  • Bal谩zs Jancsek
    Bal谩zs Jancsek

    Hmm, one impostor is among them.

  • gogglespisano24

    My grandmother often said I looked like the Wreck of the Hesperus.

  • AsTheLipStickTurns&Burns

    You sounded like Irish canadiens ! 馃う馃徏鈥嶁檧锔 I鈥檓 so sorry everyone is Scotland!

  • William Belsey
    William Belsey

    C Isn鈥檛 there a movie about this?

  • 脟h芒艅y臋酶l's w矛f臋y
    脟h芒艅y臋酶l's w矛f臋y

    8:14 Shane : NO馃

  • AsTheLipStickTurns&Burns

    You two couldn鈥檛 be more divided. 馃ぃ馃ぃ馃ぃ馃槀馃槀馃槀馃槀 Sorry HAD too.

  • cheezkid26

    Ever seen The Lighthouse? That's what happened. _Why'd ye' spill yer beans?_

  • Whimsical Pickle
    Whimsical Pickle

    A life "boo-ee"?! Haha, Ryan, it's pronounced like, "boy".

  • Kristy Nesbitt
    Kristy Nesbitt

    In the game phasmophobia there is literally an article on the board in the truck about this case. I noticed the article after watching this episode.

  • Max Gaddis
    Max Gaddis

    13:41 8 pound a year?! Yea lol you wouldn't get an accurate report outta me either!

  • Jazz Phantom
    Jazz Phantom

    can you guys make a podcast, please?

  • Aerianna Jasper
    Aerianna Jasper

    I legitimately feel so much better about my attempts at a scottish accent now 馃槀

  • Moth Mans Ass
    Moth Mans Ass

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

  • Trailmarker Three
    Trailmarker Three

    I heard those "blue men" started a group and moved to vegas.

  • Evan Bichelmeyer
    Evan Bichelmeyer

    Omg its been a while from watching this i used to be 10 while watching these! Im 12 now and i missed this show so much!

  • HoneyDew 228
    HoneyDew 228

    Imagine of the dude lived and he's just watching this like: what- FOR THE LAST TIME I AM ALIVE

  • Gashanovic D
    Gashanovic D

    I had to rewatch that 鈥渓og joke鈥 like 5 times 馃槀馃槀馃槀

  • Louis Philippe
    Louis Philippe Mr President Trump's favourite dinner, Like, Share and Subscribe,.

  • Julie I Think That's My Name
    Julie I Think That's My Name

    I cried at Little Women, too (also small females I saw. They're just so gorgeous. And I'm just so gay).

  • ImJustT

    the fact the principal keeper asked for the experiment is suspicious. He could of been planning a murder due to theory 2

  • Elaina Beittel
    Elaina Beittel

    You should do an episode on the Dupont family murders that could be cool

  • YouWild

    Just discovered your channel - annnnnd I LOVE IT!

  • TheKamsterninja


  • Cameron Field
    Cameron Field

    鈥淚s that where this is fuckin鈥 going?鈥 it.

  • Eddie Cherry Cola
    Eddie Cherry Cola

    I feel like theyre downplaying how terrifying the ocean can be. Rogue waves are no joke. Wanna talk spooky? Rogue waves man. Rogue waves. Why reach for aliens when the spookiness of the ocean is RIGHT THERE.

  • padraig regan
    padraig regan

    Then rap battling is the best bit

  • J C
    J C

    Joseph and that sick guy must've been pretty happy

  • Salty Balony
    Salty Balony


  • Randi

    I think the boys are finally losing it

  • Denis Rivera
    Denis Rivera

    this is a repeat I remember you guys doing this one already

  • Aditya Wardhana
    Aditya Wardhana

    22:30 they should cut these scene and redo it

  • Deena Lowery
    Deena Lowery


  • Heyyy name
    Heyyy name

    Watching them butcher Scottish names and accents is all I needed in life

  • Stealingyoursoda

    My theory is mothman did it

  • Extsy

    I believe one of the men went crazy, took the rope tied up two of them, and there then in the ocean. Then proceeded to kill himself agter

  • PaChukoNight

    This is the only reason I subscribed to this channel because of this two lol

  • Pattie Davis
    Pattie Davis

    YAY! you guys are back 鈽衡樅鈽衡樅 Really missed you two.


    The ghouls are back in town.

  • Tristan Gilliss
    Tristan Gilliss

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

  • lou


  • Vito C
    Vito C

    So... there was a guy who was literally paid to be The Watcher but he failed at his one job

  • syd foster
    syd foster

    for .goul boys: i am so high thanku i love you, never seen a ghost but am one apparently

  • BadChizzle

    You guys have got to go to that island and walk around saying funny close friend things at night... and toting mucho ghost and alien hunting electronic devices. But... please do not take that spirit box thing that goes from one radio station to another, As You two can鈥檛 control your audio well enough for that one. 馃槵馃う馃徎鈥嶁檪锔 Big fan of the show! Thanks for the fun, guys!!

  • Lydia Leon
    Lydia Leon

    why did i actually cry tears of joy

  • Jailan P
    Jailan P

    I need a "Buzzfeed Solved" where they cover Solved cases but treat them like theyre unsolved and at the end they go "leaves this case.....actually its been solved we were shitting with you the whole time"

  • Ned Dibber
    Ned Dibber

    This should have been in paranormal

  • David Gencher
    David Gencher

    For your boys鈥 next case you should do any episode on the theory the Kurt Cobain was murder on the orders of Courtney Love, rather than a suicide

  • Natalie Arch
    Natalie Arch

    shane is acting... odd in the beginning. like he's just acting really out of character? idk is it just me

  • Ali Hunt
    Ali Hunt

    Would love to see one on the loch ness monster

  • Aaron Wicklam
    Aaron Wicklam

    This sounds a lot like the game Dark Falls 2 - Lights out. It is a game where a man Benjamin Parker is sent to a remote lighthouse to search for three missing lighthouse keepers. The game is set in 1912 off the coast of Cornwall.

  • Howard Marner
    Howard Marner

    They drowned. I solved it.

  • Mark Bondurant
    Mark Bondurant

    Hallucinating food poisoning.

  • Harrison Maurer
    Harrison Maurer

    It's the movie The Lighthouse

  • um chile anyway so
    um chile anyway so


  • HandMade By Holly
    HandMade By Holly

    The simplest answer is most often the correct one