The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

Birt 16 okt 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!!

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  • is this what inspired The Lighthouse(2019)?

  • “Things aren’t gonna happen that are great” Ryan, you’ve just summed up 2020 and the confused way I think about it

  • Magic grass and double sheep? I think we all know what the grass is.

  • Horror

  • They should do an episode on the Frog Boys, they disappeared in Daegu, South Korea while looking for eggs in a mountain on March 26, 1991. 11 years later they found the 5 boys' bones on the mountain by 2 men. Initially, the police thought they died because of the cold, but on three of the boys skulls, there were marks that appeared to be made by a metal tool. According to the forensic team, the boys seemed to have been hit on the head and died from those injuries. There's actually a lot more on this case. It's very interesting!!

  • Sheep are magical! And they have twins fairly often. Loving the fanfic Shane

  • "if you're scottish and you're offended by this, you should be"

  • Whyd yee spill your beans

  • Why do they pause and joke around so much? They broke the flow of an otherwise extremely interesting and mysterious story.

  • I missed you guys soooooo much!!! Love unsolved !!!!!

  • I’m FASCINATED by this case - I want to go to the Flannan Isles one day. It’s not too far as well given I live in Scotland.


  • so uh.... was the lighthouse (movie with Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe) based on this? Because that would make sense.

  • Idk the main keeper is sus.

  • Finally, yall are back! Been waiting for what feels like years, and I can't wait for these new episodes.

  • *W I N D Y* *B U T T*

  • Haven’t recently watched The Lighthouse, this was beyond delightful. Missed you guys!! 🥰🥰

  • My boy Shane out here sounding like the janitor from the Simpson’s

  • I just wanna say Ryan's Rorschach impression was on point 😳

  • I watched the movie about this (not the Robert Pattinson one tho} and it was logical but there was loophole that made the theory the movie had not logical lol

  • Hey guys! Do Chalino Sanchez!

  • Oh yeah finally!!!!!

  • Scp site 13!!

  • Ryan's nose sounds hella stuffed

  • Was this recorded before shane and ryan started watcher, or are they still working with buzzfeed or...

  • 18:13 is that a shirtless Shane

  • The boys six feet apart outside in the dark is a wonderful set that I appreciate

  • Been waiting for youse to do this one since the start.

  • This is the literal only show saving buzzfeed

    • Ryan and shane have been carrying buzzfeed for years. Every good buzzfeed show, unsolved, ruining history, them killing their friends in sims. They are now buzzfeed.

  • The boys are back

  • Roderick Mackenzie is kinda sus. Vote him out



  • I missed Shane and Ryan SO MUCH

  • One of them might've spilled their beans.

  • When Ryan said, “It’s a can of alien juice,” Shane’s face fell and I LOST it.

  • 22:40 Best part rap battle ending ever!! 😂😂

  • I’m so excited for more of this, especially more supernatural ones

  • I’m waiting for supernatural season 7

  • Are these guys supposed to be funny or something? You could just tell us the story and leave it at that. These guys add nothing but annoyance to the video. Soy personified.

    • Because there are a thousand podcasts and youtube channels where people just tell stories.

  • wait this was a real thing ?!?!

  • im glad the mannequin is still employed

  • Was that a naruto reference

  • I have missed the ghoul brothers so much!!!Happy you boys are back!!! I couldn’t help but smile and laugh ❤️❤️

  • Plot twist: they went to a different country and started a new life

  • post mortem: maybe they killed a seagull

  • People need to be more skeptic, or we are just gonna have a bunch of retards claiming supernatural theories since "I Don't Know" doesn't satisfy their needs! I mean this strongly, if you believe its aliens or some supernatural non sense, please seek help asap! That or educate yourself extensively. Roses are red, violets are blue, if you have no clue, read a book or two

  • how did you guys measure 6ft apart for the socially distanced seats? did you just ask shane to lie down and be like “yup! this is how far our seats need to be!”

  • Maybe it is some cathulu stuff, the whole Island has been teleported to another dimension where it is storming and stuff then maybe that's why it disappeared for 2 weeks and the youngest said "Sea is calm, Voice is silent and God is over all"

  • y’all ever seen “The Lighthouse”

    • no I live in ohio and we don't have those out here

  • Robert Eggers The Lighthouse but make it real and less h*rny.

  • Is it me or does Shane looks exactly like James May?

  • Ryan's snickering at the butt joke is everything.

  • 126 is my lucky number and this vid is 26.1 sec long

  • shane looks like the anabelle doll !!!!!!!

  • I missed these guys.

  • theory: what if they were suffering from severe hypothermia from the low temperature and drinking alcohol on the regular... as a result they collectively began to hallucinate, have psychotic episodes and as the final stages of Hypothermia where they began to have paradoxical undressing- the person becomes disoriented, confused, and combative. They may begin discarding their clothing, which, in turn, increases the rate of heat loss....and they all ran into the sea ... or one ran in and the others not well didnt use their training but attempted to stop him resulting in the other two being swept away... just a thought

  • Ello gents, I personally think dudes all agreed to bounce off that island and are now sipping mojitos laughing at all of us wondering what happened to them.. but what’s your opinion on the matter ? Why didn’t they get scuba divers to search the area for evidence ? I need these questions answered man ! #PostMortem

  • I am soooooo hapoy that the boys are back!!! Just wasnt the same without them!!!

  • Why are they so far apart? Neither of them have the virus. They are healthy adults. They wouldn't know if they had the virus.

  • The white guy is annoying af

  • Well maybe they just walked away, you dont know

  • did this story remind anyone else of the show Manifest? especially the hallucinating storms part

  • is it just me or i see that shane and ryan look more relax? hahaha

  • i love how i always learn a new vocabulary word watching these two goons. Salient. fun.

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  • Honestly I think Shane’s theory of the men just dipping and starting a new life together is the most plausible

  • i'm rooting for sea monster. some kind of scottish kraken or kelpie. no facts just vibes #postmortem #pleasebeaseamonster

    • also hells yeah poly rights

  • i like that the lighthouse keeper is wearing a hoodie in da headshot

  • Those discussions between storytelling are not enjoyable.

  • Happiness returns to my life.

  • Bro Shane lookin good in them jeans....

  • 8:13 was amazing, the joy instantaneously vanished from his being


  • Post Mortem: They did not hallucinate the storm, in fact the storm was real, and they went missing because they entered a parallel universe. (Beds were untouched and there wasnt any broken things in the light house)

  • The Ghoul Boys are back! The film The Lighthouse must be based on this tale.

  • Sounds eerily similar to the plot of The Lighthouse movie

  • So... the Lighthouse(2019) ?

  • ayee, good to see you two back!

  • Hey guys I have been following the 2 of u and watching every video since 2 years. I want to see you guys make a version of the serial killer TEED BUNDY.. .........

  • Ye shouldn't have spilled yer beans...

  • what about the possibilities of pirates taking the men??

  • You guys should do oak island! Great to see you two back at it, love this show and Watcher

  • omg! At last an American that can pronounce Edinburgh correctly. USA pay attention to Ryan!!

  • I always knew Gatorade was alien juice :) 😂😂😂

  • Oh when the theory about them becoming birds came up I was thinking less “please help us we’re not actually birds” and more “haha look at those non avian losers, I hear Jamaica’s nice this time of year, let dip”... it’s what me and my friends would probably do

  • Watching Shane struggle to rhyme battle Ryan as a sprite was hilarious 😂 That was the laugh I needed today!

  • (anxious violin music)

  • Welcome back Ghoul Boys. You know what will be awesome? going to the house of American Murder: The Family Next Door. Heard there is some paranormal stuff going on.

  • I'm so glad you guys are back.

  • 12:08

  • Huh. So this is where they got the crows in the Lighthouse movie from

  • #postmortem We had roast mortem, then toast mortem, can I nominate GHOST mortem (which is just Ryan and Shane trying to scare or surprise each other at some point during the episode). #Ghostmortem

  • Are we all just going to ignore Shane’s man bun in the works? Need that man bun

  • As a scot, I have never been more entertained watching Ryan and Shane attempt a Scottish accent.

  • 8:13 got me! Goddamn!

  • Enchantment in the light.

  • This episode is extra chaotic. I love it.

  • Ok let’s just agree that aliens are real. Maybe they don’t do what we think but they are definitely real. Ghosts and spirits maybe.... but we will never know for sure. But aliens, I mean space is endless, which means that there are infinite galaxies and planets able to sustain life. It’s possible