The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

Publicado em 16 Out 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!

    • 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!!

    • ⁰0000

  • As if the US pronunciation of buoy is booey, how’s buoyancy pronounced? Booey-ancy?

  • When their pronunciation of the Gaelic Eilean Mòr (meaning big island) is more accurate than their Scottish accents 😂

  • Post mortem question: is shanes face okay after that accent fail?


  • I haven't laughed this hard in a while, these guys are hilarious 🤣🤣

  • shane has an ao3 account i’m calling it

  • social distancing kings

  • This story freaks me out. I'm glad they are covering it😁

  • Theory!! The three guys where obessely bored so meybe they all bought shooroms or asid and it was really strong so they got soo bad they jumbbed

  • 🤣😂🤣😂

  • Finally await is OVER..... SHANERYANIAC are back...!!!

  • Dam this is awesome been a long long time 🙏🏻 you two are awesome Thank you for coming back I thought one of you died 😂

  • Yay!! Shane and Ryan are backkkk!!

  • "They love light" Lighthouse keepers= moths ????? O.o

  • can u make a vid on 'jinn' encounter??

  • shane not realising he could have rhymed light with sprite will never not be funny to me

  • ryan: these men either got swept by the ocean, killed each other or were abducted by aliens shane: no, i think they lived happily ever after :))

  • Christ why are they sitting so far apart? They had a massive falling out or something?!?

    • Covid. They have to set a social distancing example.

  • Oh... i thought they quit this gig to do Watcher... I’m glad they’re still doing unsolved. Ryan’s narration is so iconic...

  • In the spirit of these three decided to become a brother husband trio and run off to Jamaica together, and how that those mustaches in the thumbnail are reminiscent of burt Reynolds playgirl spread, so hot, and this is the total best case scenario.

  • 0:47 the best part

  • Anyone else feel like they already made a video on this a while ago? Like i remember watching this with them months ago but they were in their old office.

  • How are you guys on season 7 of this and haven't done an episode on the inconsistent "evidence" surrounding Kurt Cobain's death???


  • Me: *(listens to both Ryan and Shayne "rap")* "I consider myself a GOOD freestyle rapper... But If I'm going against Shayne and/or Ryan I'm probs gonna kick their asses at an epic rap battle" XD

  • not the men having a drop the mic event with men mermaids

  • i zoned out completely for a little bit and the thing that broke me out of it was shane yelling "#nutbuster"

  • What if morale was so bad they made a suicide pact..


  • Did these disappearances inspire the movie “the lighthouse” with Robert Pattinson and willam Defoe?

    • I want to see an episode on the good hart murders in good hart MI


  • #postmortem I feel like the spirit that scared off shepherds was over looked. Is there any possibility that the spirit had something to do with their disappearance?

  • butt of shane is the windiest place in the US LOL

  • Dammit, i missed you guys!

  • This reminds me a lot of the Kaz 2 ship disappearance

  • I want y’all to do the dytlov pass

  • for post mortem: is it possible that pirates or bad men abduct them and kidnapped them to be slaves?

  • what if they just.....abandoned the lighthouse??

  • Ryan’s had his zingers down pat. Very proud.

  • 25:28 Oh hey, Ricky's back! :D

  • This is fun with Ryan but Shane makes this more fun HAHAHAHHA

  • ghouuul boys are baack

  • do the murder of elsie paroubek!!

  • Why do Shane and Ryan sound hammered?

  • I want to see an episode on the good hart murders in good hart MI

  • Lighthouse keepers are just moths

  • Oh my god, I am SO glad to see you guys back with a new season.

  • Ryan: "its possible... but not plausible.." Also Ryan: "Theory 3...."

  • Why do I feel like I’m heard this before..

  • YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING AND THE LAST REAL REPORTERS LEFT AT BUZZFEED, and you're investigating the paranormal.... that's all that needs to be said

  • my theory is that, they got abducted by someone/s foreign who came on the island and threatened them as they came along leaving everything behind.

  • ive really missed this.

  • Wait haven’t they done this story before? I could’ve sworn I heard something about lighthouse keepers disappearing and talking about a storm? Does anyone else know maybe what other channel has talked about this?

  • Thank God they're back

  • This feels like what inspired the movie the lighthouse

  • Your next video should be about who killed Leah Rowland’s, a murder case in Nebraska, the killer was caught killing her on camera but nobody has ever caught the man or know who he was

  • Yeahh! So glad to see you guys back at it! :D


  • Shane's hair looks great, too bad the straights are so uncomfortable over a man wearing a headband. Y'all really hate any remotely GNC men huh

  • New theory, the men are actually all moth man and when the alien overlords came they just spread their moth wings and flew into the light

  • So like.. where’s the Spotify podcast

  • I guess that the lighthouse keepers found some way off the island and didn't tell anyone. I was watching one of those missing person case shows, and they had an interesting case about a family who visited Death Valley National Park in 1996, and disapeared.

  • If we're using Norton vpn you will see the light house hits by the big waves

  • shane, everyone cried at Little Women a year ago...

  • the headband is a no. Everything else is on point. 👌

  • It’s not unsolved without Shane and Ryan

  • 8:11 has to be one of the funniest deliveries I've ever seen 🤣 👏👏👏


  • Theory: What if pirates got them? What if a ship landed on their island and they went down there thinking it was supplies for them and they got kidnapped.

    • Yes except pirates died out many years before 😂

  • They forgot the most probable theory: Cthulhu arose out of the seas and stole the men away

  • Reminds me of the film The Lighthouse with Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe.

  • Wtf!!!!! How come they're back on Buzzfeed! I thought I'd never see an unsolved again 😯

  • can i please make it in the postmortem? i’ve been watching since the og somertan man episode !! i love buzzfeed unsolved:)

  • I missed you guys

  • I just wanted to thank Ryan and Shane for teaching me about Louis le Prince because that is the only thing that made my innovator essay fun.

  • Good to have u boys back

  • Being Scottish, the accent is not offensive. I love when someone tries a Scottish accent to see how terrible it is, I’m not disappointed. 10/10 for effort, 4/10 for execution.

  • Are you not fond of me lobster

  • I missed these two idiots so much. I may survive this year bc of them.


  • Are you serious?! I've missed this so much!

  • I missed this so much.

  • If this is the vibe we can expect for the rest of the season, I'm all in, baby!

  • I’m Scottish and I’m offended

  • What if there were three gay lovers that were fighting, then were caught in a wave, and then were kidnapped by water sprites flying in UFOs.

  • Shane is like that uncle at the family reunion that know one really wanted to be there, but no one's really mad that he showed up

  • For Post mortem: could the flag being missing indicate this was done by international enemies. I don't see why they'd wanna kidnap poor lighthouse keepers, but... #postmortem

  • Nobody: Ryan, looking at Shane: *He head too big for he gotdam him*

  • Really cannot wait until the day what's his name the skeptic? Cannot wait until he comes across something that he cannot explain or understand I myself was a huge skeptic but one day in my home that a lady and her daughter both took their life, didn't know that until after things started happening. Let ne just say my family myself and I don't live in the same home!


  • There is a movie based on this called the vanishing

  • for post mortem, consider this: a big light and disappearances? mothman.

  • for post mortem: were there no repercussions for the man who ignored the lack of light for two weeks? he is not worthy of that $8 salary lol

  • I have awaited this story. This and James Dean.

  • Hi shane and Ryan! Big fan here 😁

  • Ryan: Should we get into it? Shane: Please *I don't know, but I just can't forget the way Ryan opened the folder*

  • Missing men? Watcher baby

  • Shane: *After this year- aYe YaI yAi* Ryan: *laughs* Shane: *Just a little 2020 humor* Ryan: *laughs miserably* Who knew that I am in need of this humor now?

  • lmfao it was so freighting to the point they had to . . . . *p* *r* *a* *y* i can't ✋😭