The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

Opublikowany 16 pa藕 2020
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!

    • 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.

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

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

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

    • 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!!

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

  • Demon boys are back

  • Plot twist: the sheep ate them

  • Pirates?

  • "Aliens" "NO"

  • 6:10 what kind of laugh is THAT shane?? shanes a ghost haunting ryan i swear to god

  • I sure do like my big tall light and I don鈥檛 like you sir so get out of my sight...

  • Ryan and Shane: (wheeze) Me: heck.

  • Great episode and a very strange mystery ...

  • At the beginning of the video, Shane had a look of "Sure, I'll roll with it 馃し鈥嶁檪锔"

  • I can鈥檛 get over the pronunciation of 鈥榖uoy鈥 馃槀 can I just ask is that a normal American pronunciation? We would just pronounce it 鈥榖oy鈥 not 鈥榖ooey鈥 in the UK

  • On behalf of all Scots, please never do that again馃ぃ

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

  • Dropping bars

  • i never realised id be so excited to have my country on unsolved lol

    • just heard the awful accents. i take it back

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

  • as a Scot myself鈥. I can confirm, these accents = offended 馃槀

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

  • Its all fun and games until a leprechaun tries to sell you magic grass!

  • Iam offensive and that accent scotted me.

  • 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.

  • Why'd yer spill yer beans...? Why'd yer spill yer beans., Tommy...?

  • I hate buzzfeed but these guys are amazing.

  • I鈥檓 Scottish, I鈥檓 offended by this, I should be and I鈥檓 gonna teach you how to say: 鈥淚 love working at the lighthouse鈥 Scottish: 鈥 A luv wur-kin it eh lite-hoose鈥

  • these scottish accents hurt

  • Mcdonalds Sprite really can kill a man.

  • 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

  • go subscribe to watcher 馃憗

  • the movie The Lighthouse ruined this episode for me.


  • 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?

  • Missed these two so much

  • I thought this would be based on the movie lighthouse

  • BFU is back with the boys! I'm happy.

  • Bad luck to kill a seabird...

  • The dark knight reference>>>>>>

  • Oh yeah another night of no sleep

  • The one theory no one has tried, its nessy the loch ness monster.

  • Kind of just connecting the dots that this story might have inspired the willem dafoe and robert pattinson movie.

  • 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.

  • Americans!! Say 鈥渂uoyant鈥, now say 鈥渂uoy鈥. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 馃槴馃槴馃槴

  • Well obviously it was aliens, the Rutans of course. Doctor Who was there and so was Leela.

  • How about Xavier DuPont de Ligonn猫s ? The aristocrat who slaughtered his' entire family? That remains a mystery up till now.

  • So I guess this is inspire the lighthouse movie?

  • 19:20 I too shipped Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and off-camera friend 馃槀

  • i think it was a suicide pact. or maybe they were eaten by the sheep

  • Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now

  • Why is this all so familiar?

  • I鈥檓 only a minute in and I鈥檓 already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses-

  • 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.

  • I'm so happy they brought the local lore into it!

  • People: *go missing* Ryan: *alien breathing noises*

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

  • 0:03 You stole my Crappy Pun

  • This just in: Shane and Ryan think lighthouse keepers run off the same rules as moths. XD

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

  • 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.

  • The resignation in Shane鈥檚 voice when Ryan pulled out the Alien Juice was just truly inspiring

  • Shane is beaten by Ryan in a rap battle? Who would have thought?

  • I live in the south and I'm offended by those... "accents"

    • They were joking don鈥檛 take everything so serious 馃う馃徎鈥嶁檧锔

  • Ryan really missed the opportunity to say 鈥渟hed some light鈥 instead of 鈥渟hed some insight鈥

  • Rouge waves are a real scary thing though.

  • I鈥檓 so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I鈥檓 on vacation 馃ぉ馃ぉ馃ぉ

  • 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?

  • Shane loves lighthouses, I paint lighthouses, gives me an idea.

  • I missed you 2!

  • I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 馃槀馃槀馃槀馃槀馃槀

  • Lighthouse keepers are moths confirmed

  • im glad you guys are finally back

  • Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence

  • So essentially what went down in that movie with rob and dafoe

  • You should come here to Scotland for Unsolved: Supernatural! Bloody everything is haunted here

  • stolen from bedtime stories and done much worse

  • Know what it鈥檚 kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish

  • roku like from ATLA?

  • finalllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy


  • Really miss the good old unsolved. It just doesn鈥檛 have the same feel anymore. Didn鈥檛 even watch this episode

  • 18:11 I thought that was shirtless shane beating up the camera

  • Missed you guys

  • Shane is so giddy

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

  • Booey !?

  • Maybe they were consumed by the light

  • The accents 馃槀 you wouldn鈥檛 hear that on Sauchiehall Street

  • idk if it's just me but i've had a fear of lighthouses since i was in elementary school 馃槶馃槶

  • "Nice light!" - the Lighthouse keepers had essentially become moths.

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

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

  • A rogue wave seems like the only plausible explanation.

  • video reported for racism against Scottish

  • Magic grass馃槀馃槀 Its such a funny phrase

  • YAY!!!!! We're back baby!!!!! I love unsolved! Have a great day anyone

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

  • Shane is gay

  • Ricky goldsworth?!

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

    • That would literally be a great job, just sit there

  • It鈥檚 official: light house keepers are moths