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!!

  • Rick White #400 piru gang
    Rick White #400 piru gang


  • Carlos Cortez
    Carlos Cortez

    Are the Ghoul Boys back??!!

  • Alam Shamma
    Alam Shamma

    You got Rhyme... tearing!

  • Victoria Stutton
    Victoria Stutton

    Tbh it makes me so happy to see an episode related to Scotland, we’re a pretty forgotten about place so it’s nice to be spoken about for once

  • R B
    R B

    Wow, a lot of subscribers and views.... I just found these guys. Love it, great show !

  • Alyssa Magnano
    Alyssa Magnano

    Them rapping SENT ME LMFAO

  • Chris Clarke
    Chris Clarke

    Can you do a video on the disappearance case of David Glenn Lewis.

  • Allana Bodie
    Allana Bodie

    i am scottish and i am offended

  • Jules Reed
    Jules Reed

    I miss the spooky office but ... I do not miss the creepy manikin that always stood behind shane

  • Christopher Jonsson
    Christopher Jonsson

    Should do the curse of the Ourang Medan

  • aiden foster
    aiden foster

    This man was getting paid 8 pounds a year. That’s legit 10 dollars a year. I probably wouldn’t care that much ether 10 dollars a year. Couldn’t even buy a samwich with that

  • Jerrod Brown
    Jerrod Brown

    Waves of that magnitude do happen. While I served in the Navy, we were hit by an Atlantic winter storm and our aircraft carrier was hit by a wave tall enough to flood our hangar bays.

  • Evan AB
    Evan AB

    Even the smallest amount of research would've revealed this story to be more of a legend from an old poem. Sorry I can recall the whole debunking of this thing, but if you are curious look up Scottish lighthouse mystery debunked or something similar to find out the mystery has been solved for years and turns out it was never a mystery to begin with. There's my confidence innRyan's researching skills blown...😔

  • TheCooPeer

    Not gonna lie, super hyped to have Ryan and Shane back doing these

  • Evan AB
    Evan AB

    I thought Kelpies were known to look like seals?

  • Evan AB
    Evan AB

    Shane's accent is not that bad, especially next to Ryan's!

  • Myrthe Hessels
    Myrthe Hessels

    Shane be like: they were just 3 gay dudes in a relationship and they lived in Jamaica happily ever after uwu

  • Real Human
    Real Human

    Buzzfeed: now remeber ryan this is unsolved TRUE CRIME Ryan: this week we will be talking about sheep magic, aliens, and rapping mermaid men

  • Rory Sargent
    Rory Sargent

    yeeeeees!!! one of my favorite podcasts, let's get haunted, did an ep on this & it was fantastic. this is so great that unsolved is doing an ep on this story too!

  • Nightmare

    It's confirmed the light house men turned into moths and went to the USA and became the legendary Moth man but no one knows there's more than 1 Moth being Thank you for listening to my ted talk

  • Pandefly

    Love that the alien theory is literally just Ryan's I think a wave knocking them into the ocean is plausible. Possibly one or two went out in the storm to retrieve that tackle box and got swept up and when they didn't return the other(s) went out to look and also got swept in a wave. The lack of bodies coming ashore does not dispute that, they could have been eaten by something in the ocean. I do like the mythical creatures kidnapped them theory though. Maybe they lived in a cave for the rest of their life with their merman boyfriends.

  • Stephen Rowe
    Stephen Rowe

    My theory. No light house keeper was on the island. A big storm hits the island and Extinguished the light. The other man on the island over was paid to keep his mouth shut. Just lucky no foreign ships went into the area. And that's that. No harm no foul

  • InoMercy

    I'm not gonna lie, I would have been genuinely disappointed if the possibility of fairies didn't at least come up. Remember, fairies are assholes, never trust them.


    finally Shane and Ryan are back without them, all of the videos are gonna be lame

  • Jim Hutcheson
    Jim Hutcheson

    Ha ha ha ha ha, slap my thighs, really!! Like the sound of your own voice.

  • Hannah Mcindoe
    Hannah Mcindoe

    As a Scottish person don’t try to do the accent. Just don’t

  • Kimberly

    Shane & Ryan, Can you do a story on the mysterious disappearance of the Dutch college students Kris Kremers & Lisanne Froon who went missing in Panama in 2014?

  • W Xuan
    W Xuan

    How about pirates? Maybe they were forced to leave the light house dropping whatever they were doing and board the pirate's ship while the pirates stole their bouy

  • Selia Mercado
    Selia Mercado

    PLEASE do a video on the Gilgo Beach murders on Long Island, NY!!!!!!!

  • Jake Fitzhugh
    Jake Fitzhugh

    tbh if moral was low they could've just left on ship for a better life somewhere else. they were like screw this!

  • Alexander Reynard
    Alexander Reynard

    Curious if this might be one of those bad bread instances. Since people have been known to hallucinate ergot infections due to rye. It would be enough to make one hallucinate a storm or be foolish enough to go out without a coat. I dunno but curious if this could be the case.

  • Jax-cat

    Shane: they’re gay and lived happily in Jamaica:) Ryan: they’re moths, they love light

  • Safia

    Yep, it was totally a love triangle they all just fell for each other, casually disappeared off the face of the earth and it was romance to blame, there was an entire shoujo manga abt it I know, I was there, I was the missing guys coat. whelp just heard the birds theory, i- anything seems more plausible now

  • Noriaki Kakyoin
    Noriaki Kakyoin

    Always a Shane-iac

  • IssMJ


  • Kent Xie
    Kent Xie

    Has anyone checked to confirm that "No One Lives Under the Lighthouse?"

  • nieooj gotoy
    nieooj gotoy

    Why is no one mentioning the fact that this man was payed 8 pounds a year to watch this lighthouse???

  • Lori 9
    Lori 9

    This is my opinion buuut sometimes I just want to hear the story and everything he’s reading and not them talking it kinda just makes me lose interest in the video is that for someone else too or no just me?? I did the marks so you can skip it if you wanted to

    • Lori 9
      Lori 9

      1:02 1:50 2:49 4:03 4:36 6:34 8:20 9:04 9:46 10:38 11:17 12:58 14:50 15:49 17:06 17:50 19:46 20:51 21:22 22:55 23:56

  • Her Last Voyage
    Her Last Voyage

    Nobody suspects the game keeper? It's a bit strange that he didn't report the light being out until he was questioned.

    • nieooj gotoy
      nieooj gotoy

      Is this what The Lighthouse, with Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, was based on?

  • naive


  • Lo

    🎵🎶Bad buoys, bad buoys Whatcha gonna do? whatcha gonna do when they come for you?🎶🎶 😬I’ll see myself out...

  • Mark Pemberton
    Mark Pemberton

    Ugh, the banter between these two is like nails on a chalkboard.

  • Sharon Rafferty
    Sharon Rafferty

    yep I'm offended lol

  • Estelle Hood
    Estelle Hood

    Nooooo ryannnnnn buoy is not pronounced booey it’s pronounced boy does LA not have life buoys

  • goldenlikedaylight

    Im never going near there now, patch that. I'll stick to the mainland, thanks.Those accents are acc dreadful but good try 😂

  • Hannah Elizabeth
    Hannah Elizabeth

    Do Bob Crane’s murder or Betsy Ruth Aardsma murder

  • IssMJ


  • roZA 2uZ
    roZA 2uZ

    Shane: we are outside now,, where do we go? Me: the hair dressers Shane ☺ go now 💜

  • Diamond Kivi
    Diamond Kivi

    Omg I missed u both 😭😂

  • Koala From Tomorrow
    Koala From Tomorrow

    Shane get annoyed at the alien theory cause he annoyed alien theory cause he an alien and Ryan was his science project that Made freind

  • Koala From Tomorrow
    Koala From Tomorrow

    If think slobdrd the fourth guy filled Up that log when fourth guy fulss it out to assist them

  • darlene Dominguez
    darlene Dominguez

    Hey Lance you are doing a good job i cant carve a pumpkin

  • Kyla Johnson
    Kyla Johnson

    rEnEgAdE rEnEgAdE bOoOm HaH bOoM Hah

  • Room 101
    Room 101

    Is this what The Lighthouse, with Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson, was based on?

  • Bianca Alexandra Toma
    Bianca Alexandra Toma

    When will they post the next episode?

  • Ksu

    when will they go ghost hunting again?

  • Tushar Mulchandani
    Tushar Mulchandani

    Ryan straight up clapped Shane in the Sprite rap battle it was beautiful

  • No Longer Active
    No Longer Active

    oh my god they were roommates

    • Kyla Johnson
      Kyla Johnson

      aNd ThEy WeRe RoOmMaTeS

  • Luj Caparas
    Luj Caparas


  • tincanman10

    I thought Ryan and Shane left Buzzfeed.

  • Kayla Owens
    Kayla Owens

    Magic grass for double sheep?

  • SarahTaps

    This theory is able to be debuted easily, but still an idea. If there was a small, but strong hurricane, that could do some damage to the island, like the safety ring being removed. And the eye of the storm could be described and calm. Just an idea.

  • look_out _in_the_hills
    look_out _in_the_hills

    Who watch this story from mr nightmare/ llama arts?

  • claudia -
    claudia -

    say yer fond of me lobster !!!

  • Vk Nguyen
    Vk Nguyen

    fun fact: one of the newspaper articles on the board of the van in Phasmophobia references this case!

  • nieooj gotoy
    nieooj gotoy

    Ryan: talking about the creepy way the lighthouse was left, nothing missing other than the keepers Shane: “So Moore went ashore to knock on the door”

  • L0U13 __
    L0U13 __

    This sounds like some eldritch tale of lovecraftian horror

  • Poppy Morley
    Poppy Morley


    • nieooj gotoy
      nieooj gotoy

      It was a big wave

  • Newguyontheblock 1
    Newguyontheblock 1

    Local legend wait a min... local legend? Within whom the sheep community?

  • Angel Pacheco
    Angel Pacheco

    oh man how I missed u guys!!!!

  • RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha
    RydiBoi AgaggahHAhaha

    5:05 dude lowkey looks like steve jobs

  • Papas Reyes
    Papas Reyes

    You guys should cover the disappearance of Brian Shaffer.


    When Robert Stack left I left.

  • Paul Carpenter
    Paul Carpenter

    This is the movie with Gerald butler

  • Gouri Khede
    Gouri Khede

    Let me leave it here we are there they were trying to save a mermaid Who they was a woman drowning . It’s possible isn’t it!

  • YayNayMayBay


  • Freddie Bears
    Freddie Bears

    Something about this video is really tripping me out. Don't know if its the visuals or sounds but man, this one seems really spooky.

  • Feral Minette
    Feral Minette

    Y'all should do an episode on Belle Gunness, the Black Widow of LaPorte

  • lisa simpson
    lisa simpson

    they probably somehow fell into the water and died which is sad but seems like the answer

  • veer9

    that Scottish accent hurt my feelings, even though I am not Scottish.

  • côt beauty
    côt beauty

    wait... so what did the sheep and ghost on the island have anything to do with anything?

  • kellybelly 50
    kellybelly 50

    You 2 are why I love this channel. Been a fan from the beginning. Keep it up.

  • Vasili Pantelidis
    Vasili Pantelidis

    It was a big wave

  • Ethan Bain
    Ethan Bain

    Dinna worry, I'll gee you enes the Scottish pass

  • Danae Vasilopoulou
    Danae Vasilopoulou

    love the new setup

  • Huw Thomas
    Huw Thomas

    Today I learned Americans say "buoy" like "boo-ie".

    • Nataly Lloyd
      Nataly Lloyd


  • ZenVerse

    Ryan doing Rorschach is the best XD

  • Saffy R
    Saffy R

    I’m sorry but who else is shook that Americans pronounce ‘buoy’ as ‘BOO-EY’ and not just ‘BOY’ ????

  • mywinterlungs

    1900 but stock image used shows one dude wearing a hoodie lmao

  • Anika Vuissa
    Anika Vuissa

    My bets are on polyamory.

  • im19ice3

    i am very disappointed the dude who didnt do his job in the nearbt island wasnt considered as the murderer

  • smacgregor717

    I love unsolved mysteries/disappearances/murders etc. I love this channel. not gonna lie I'm 40% here for the mystery and 60% here for the banter. I love it 🤣

  • freya!

    you got me at polyamorous lighthouse keepers

  • Caarline

    Shane: If this is offensive, I apologize. Ryan: If you're offended, you should be.

  • shivani anil
    shivani anil

    Have they covered the Long Island Serial Killer on buzzfeed unsolved?

  • West Dib
    West Dib

    Do the bloody benders

  • soiung toiue
    soiung toiue

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

  • George Ng-Bryson
    George Ng-Bryson

    Sorry how are you pronouncing buoy there?! Lol

  • Oak Park Hills Chapel
    Oak Park Hills Chapel

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

    • soiung toiue
      soiung toiue

      They probably drowned by the huge waves.

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