The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

  • Published on: 16 October 2020
  • What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?

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COMMENTS: 40

  • Atlis D
    Atlis D   31 seconds ago

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

  • Michael Nella
    Michael Nella   45 minuts ago

    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.

  • Caz Smith
    Caz Smith   1 hours ago

    Americans!! Say “buoyant”, now say “buoy”. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 😫😫😫

  • kmtx
    kmtx   1 hours ago

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

  • Grace Candaza
    Grace Candaza   1 hours ago

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

  • Stevie Denae
    Stevie Denae   2 hours ago

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

  • Isabel A
    Isabel A   2 hours ago

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

  • Robin
    Robin   3 hours ago

    Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now

  • FD GOD
    FD GOD   3 hours ago

    Why is this all so familiar?

  • Adam Reeves
    Adam Reeves   3 hours ago

    I’m only a minute in and I’m already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses—

  • Christopher Hays
    Christopher Hays   3 hours ago

    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.

  • ShaneMP01
    ShaneMP01   3 hours ago

    People: go missingRyan: alien breathing noises

  • Jared Quinn
    Jared Quinn   3 hours ago

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

  • GreenbloodLady
    GreenbloodLady   4 hours ago

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

  • ProjectFlashlight612
    ProjectFlashlight612   4 hours ago

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

  • Jordan Ramsey
    Jordan Ramsey   5 hours ago

    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.

  • Maggie Sullivan
    Maggie Sullivan   6 hours ago

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

  • Scott Perkins
    Scott Perkins   6 hours ago

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

  • Bevan F.
    Bevan F.   6 hours ago

    Ryan really missed the opportunity to say “shed some light” instead of “shed some insight”

  • kiwitoothpick
    kiwitoothpick   6 hours ago

    I’m so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I’m on vacation 🤩🤩🤩

  • JANET WILHAM
    JANET WILHAM   6 hours ago

    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.

  • Dee Ca.
    Dee Ca.   6 hours ago

    Why is his voice so nasally?

  • Faylyn Hillier
    Faylyn Hillier   6 hours ago

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

  • Kirsty Anne Allan
    Kirsty Anne Allan   7 hours ago

    I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂

  • AIDEN LEE
    AIDEN LEE   7 hours ago

    Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence

  • Juliette Wahl
    Juliette Wahl   7 hours ago

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

  • H.W. Reid
    H.W. Reid   8 hours ago

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

  • Lauren Larson
    Lauren Larson   8 hours ago

    Know what it’s kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish