The Puzzling Case of Marilyn and Sam Sheppard

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  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    7 ay əvvəl

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    • Anjuta Panjuta

      Anjuta Panjuta

      14 gün əvvəl

      white vented

    • Val


      3 ay əvvəl

      My question is, why haven't you done skinwalker canyon ?? 🤔🤔

    • Sean Doran

      Sean Doran

      3 ay əvvəl

      Was this shot just before the covid kicked off big time?

    • Amos Perry

      Amos Perry

      3 ay əvvəl

      Those two look rough, doing alright?

    • Rosemary Belladonna

      Rosemary Belladonna

      4 ay əvvəl

      Guys, I really think you should do an episode of the death of Paulette (mexico) it was weird, suspiciously handled, the whole country found out and there is a Netflix documentary

  2. Nerdy Human

    Nerdy Human

    17 saat əvvəl

    Wouldn't the handy man still be charged for theft

  3. Anavah Endriss

    Anavah Endriss

    19 saat əvvəl


  4. Shucky ducky Quack quack

    Shucky ducky Quack quack

    Gün əvvəl

    Is this the flash

  5. Cole Jo

    Cole Jo

    Gün əvvəl

    what if sam said “the white form smelt like cottage cheese”

  6. Claire Fazel

    Claire Fazel

    Gün əvvəl

    I think that Marilyn was having an affair with the mayors wife, and she was like "bro, ditch your husband" and Marilyn didn't want to. So death.

  7. Yo It you bestie po

    Yo It you bestie po

    2 gün əvvəl

    And Quote...

  8. Caleb Rossow

    Caleb Rossow

    2 gün əvvəl

    neurosurgeon to wrestler?? what does shane think about neurosurgeon to sorcerer supreme?

  9. Luna B Sara

    Luna B Sara

    3 gün əvvəl

    Idk why I care but its Bologna not Boloney . Lmfao

  10. Christian Smith

    Christian Smith

    3 gün əvvəl

    14:25 Shane definitely watched that episode of unus annus

    • Anavah Endriss

      Anavah Endriss

      19 saat əvvəl

      memento mori

  11. Zanzeyboy


    3 gün əvvəl

    It was eberling idc

  12. Julian Kelly

    Julian Kelly

    3 gün əvvəl

    Judge Blythin has the same pic as Marty Smartt's therapist in the Keddie episode. On a binge and noticed lol

  13. Neeharika Katragadda

    Neeharika Katragadda

    3 gün əvvəl

    0:20 is there a person behind the door there?

  14. Ethan R Hart

    Ethan R Hart

    3 gün əvvəl

    What if it was there son, Chip the whole time? he was also in the house at that time and maybe Sam made up the part with the beach to cover for his son? It's crazy but still something to think about.

    • Anavah Endriss

      Anavah Endriss

      19 saat əvvəl

      he was a child, like a five year old I think

  15. Srijib Biswas

    Srijib Biswas

    3 gün əvvəl

    Seeing Ryan's hair reminds me of my elementary school days just waking up to get to school so that I could have my breakfast lol 🥴 Ps. Am from India and here it's like a dope thing if you could eat food even when the teacher is teaching the class but I be eating my classmates food which they got for lunch 🤪🤣

  16. SkyLine Animations

    SkyLine Animations

    4 gün əvvəl

    These videos make me want to be a forensic scientist even more

  17. Asantai Taylor

    Asantai Taylor

    4 gün əvvəl

    I hate being from around everything bad in Ohio

  18. Billy Smith

    Billy Smith

    4 gün əvvəl


  19. aditya singh

    aditya singh

    5 gün əvvəl

    I'm binging these at night and I'm VERY SCARED.

  20. JennaPlot


    5 gün əvvəl

    “Oooh! A phantom has entered my home!” 😭😂😭

  21. Rebecca White

    Rebecca White

    5 gün əvvəl

    wait- dr shepherd the neurosurgeon? time to go watch season 17

  22. Mahmud Miah

    Mahmud Miah

    5 gün əvvəl

    Watching the video, I almost thought the husband had a split personality and because your other personality remembers things that it did and you dont remember, the dude forgot he did it. So his mind made up the form to show it was his other personality.

  23. Alex Sten

    Alex Sten

    5 gün əvvəl

    I love how calm Shane is haha lol

  24. Juice Melon

    Juice Melon

    5 gün əvvəl

    At around 19:00 I refused to believe this case is unsolved, THE EVIDENCE ALL THERE

  25. the meeper

    the meeper

    5 gün əvvəl

    22:22 or splitting contractions like "didnt" into "did not" for word count ones

  26. Lena


    5 gün əvvəl

    Is anyone still uncomfortable by that masked person in the back especially since hes closer now😣

  27. DroppedOBS 92

    DroppedOBS 92

    6 gün əvvəl

    So no one thought this ring name was a lil sus “ killer”

  28. Yeesus Help Me

    Yeesus Help Me

    6 gün əvvəl

    I find it interesting that when Sam called the mayor he said "they" and not something like "somebody" or "someone". Using "they" implies that he knew the murderer and/or that there were more than one. But it can also just be a loss of words in a state of shock or not really thinking what he is saying

    • C0135


      4 gün əvvəl

      I think he meant they as in he was in shock and want thinking right and thought it was somebody form the party.

  29. PAUL


    6 gün əvvəl

    I think it was Giant foot light version

  30. charlotte !!

    charlotte !!

    6 gün əvvəl

    15:33 this entire bit had me in tears what the hell is going on

  31. Tasnuva Ahmed Esha

    Tasnuva Ahmed Esha

    6 gün əvvəl

    Oh man i hate your conversation.. You people just ruin the mood of listening to a serious crime.. You 2 sucks

  32. Tatsuo M.W. Nakata

    Tatsuo M.W. Nakata

    6 gün əvvəl

    Safe and sound

  33. stell inez

    stell inez

    7 gün əvvəl

    wait the guys last name is shepherd and he’s a neurosurgeon...DEREK SHEPERD WHAT ARE YOU DOING HERE

  34. sixmiffedy


    7 gün əvvəl

    Seeing people sit so close to each looks just weird now.

  35. starstream64


    7 gün əvvəl

    I think he killed his wife. Why wouldn't the killer kill him as well like he had plenty of chances to. Why only kill the man's wife? He had a motive and had plenty of time to get rid of evidence and come up with a story. Also crimes like this where they're severely beaten it's most likely someone she knew. I just dont believe his story.

  36. Aldissimo424


    7 gün əvvəl

    Do the Evelyn Hartley case, you guys!!!

    • charlotte !!

      charlotte !!

      5 gün əvvəl

      oh my god i want them to cover this one so bad

  37. Amelia Rose

    Amelia Rose

    8 gün əvvəl

    The "white form" could a been because of where he was hit his brain not remembering the right details or his vision getting screwed up.

  38. Mr.3 Much

    Mr.3 Much

    8 gün əvvəl

    I love this channel.. but every time the story stops Nd the two dudes start talking, I get pissed..😤😡

  39. M


    8 gün əvvəl

    Me - *You need to watch Buzzfeed Unsolved, they make really creepy content* Shane - *Jurassic Park*. *Is it Jurassic Park?*

  40. census verse

    census verse

    8 gün əvvəl

    Damn these are distant relatives of mine ..

  41. Dr. Ellie!

    Dr. Ellie!

    8 gün əvvəl

    16:05 This is a time stamp for future me so I can get to my favorite part.

  42. Hunter Webster

    Hunter Webster

    9 gün əvvəl

    15:29 I actually know the answer to this! Way back when, it was common for people to actually wake up for about an hour or so in the middle of the night. They'd read, chat, maybe have something to drink (and, yes, have sex). Then they'd go back to sleep. These are based off of historical writings from different authors and it's been a topic of discussion for sleep studies. So the neighbors being awake in the middle of the night isn't that strange in context.

  43. Maricarmen Bravo

    Maricarmen Bravo

    9 gün əvvəl

    You know this kinda reminds me of the flash

  44. Ocean


    9 gün əvvəl

    Dude "lost his shirt", it was probably covered with blood, so it was kind of convenient that the "white figure" stole it. And his watch was probably bloody too, since he used the surgeon tools.

  45. Jackson Camania

    Jackson Camania

    9 gün əvvəl

    Among us vibe.

  46. Nyck A.

    Nyck A.

    9 gün əvvəl


  47. houchi69


    9 gün əvvəl

    Did either of them forget to comb their hair after waking up from a nap?

  48. Eeva R

    Eeva R

    9 gün əvvəl

    ok before i say this i haven't finished the video, i just dont want to loose my train of thought so sorry if they cover this! - i feel like they should have done,.,.,/.,/., b lood stuff to make sure it was marilyns blood on sams stuff, not some randoms u know? (this sounded better in my head dammit)

  49. David


    9 gün əvvəl

    people at that time woke up for an hour in the middle of the night

  50. Donye McCall

    Donye McCall

    10 gün əvvəl

    I saw a ring doorbell when she close the door

  51. Dr. Ellie!

    Dr. Ellie!

    10 gün əvvəl

    I went to a camp about crime stuff,and we spent an entire day going over this case. We watched videos about it,looked at pictures, and filled a few huge pieces of paper with evidence for different suspects. We were never able to get a definitive answer. Every time we thought we had enough to prove someone was the killer, we would get new evidence. It was really interesting to do.

  52. Luka Vinchenzo

    Luka Vinchenzo

    10 gün əvvəl

    The video is very amazing and very action

  53. Tomas Garcia

    Tomas Garcia

    10 gün əvvəl

    Maybe the 4 month pregnancy was due to infidelity?

  54. Max McCoy

    Max McCoy

    10 gün əvvəl

    19:39 "could only have been perpetuated by a woman" oof, "perpetrated"

  55. Sara Pihlaja

    Sara Pihlaja

    11 gün əvvəl

    we need nico di angelo or klaus hargreeve for these types of cases

  56. Racks Fax

    Racks Fax

    11 gün əvvəl

    That’s how a neurosurgeon would murder his wife

  57. big ol‘ dumbass

    big ol‘ dumbass

    11 gün əvvəl

    is it just me or is it a bit sus of shepard to make his wrestler name "Killer" of all things

  58. mehr.


    11 gün əvvəl

    Do they do some dna test to the baby in her belly though whose son is it

  59. Michelle Crawford

    Michelle Crawford

    11 gün əvvəl

    this is among us in a nutshell lol.

  60. Magic Rabbit

    Magic Rabbit

    11 gün əvvəl

    There's alot holes in the case, that make me think theres more to the story.

  61. Bre4chedBoi


    11 gün əvvəl

    Did Sam seriously name his wrestler name "Killer"? Kinda ironic ngl

  62. Chummy Wiggler

    Chummy Wiggler

    12 gün əvvəl

    "what about us?" -Ryan "No! You?" - Shane (Clears throat) "No..." -Ryan 🤔🤭😆😂🤣

  63. Zerin Sadia

    Zerin Sadia

    12 gün əvvəl

    Why that white form din't have blood on his/her body? Very strange it is that Sheppard described the killer as "a white form" not "a person wearing white attire"!!! And, who called up Mayor at 5:30 am saying that "They might have killed the Sheppards"???

  64. Tim Gagnon

    Tim Gagnon

    12 gün əvvəl

    The Great Escape The

  65. Jason Garfield Bardy

    Jason Garfield Bardy

    12 gün əvvəl

    As a wrestler, he created the nerve hold called the Mandible Claw, which was later made famous by Mick Foley, aka Mankind.

  66. Beep Beep

    Beep Beep

    12 gün əvvəl

    This man pulled a self-report

  67. Big King Ryan

    Big King Ryan

    12 gün əvvəl

    Shane looks like a "I Just Woke Up" office worker that survives off caffeine.

  68. spookibby


    12 gün əvvəl

    15:59 thank me later

  69. Emilee Pakosinski

    Emilee Pakosinski

    12 gün əvvəl

    "it's called a sky burial and I want the vultures to eat me"

  70. James Fiddler

    James Fiddler

    12 gün əvvəl

    I got the movie as soon as he said neurosurgeon Also the sequel to the fugitive to US marshalls, it has tommy lee jones and its pretty good

  71. ultimate doomer

    ultimate doomer

    12 gün əvvəl

    It's not Dr Samuel Shepherd it's Dr Samuel Hayden also you cannot shoot a hole into the surface of Mars.

  72. Lauren Pacurick

    Lauren Pacurick

    12 gün əvvəl

    Maybe Shane can get his wish of knowing the mayor when Ricky Goldsworth fulfills his duties and takes over a small town!

    • Dark Summer

      Dark Summer

      9 gün əvvəl

      Shane met the mayor in Solvang on the watcher channel

  73. Sharon Dawson

    Sharon Dawson

    13 gün əvvəl

    Ryan is hilarious I couldn’t get get through the rest of the video after that fake 911 call

  74. BrokenPS2


    13 gün əvvəl

    This episode literally defeats the whole purpose of their name.

  75. Bunny Mad

    Bunny Mad

    13 gün əvvəl


  76. Gage Dallas

    Gage Dallas

    13 gün əvvəl

    The wrestler name really doesn't help in the public eye

  77. Hamidah Alatas

    Hamidah Alatas

    13 gün əvvəl

    Shane: You're a doctor! Ryan: 😃 Shane: You killed your wife Ryan: 😔 Best banter ever. I love Ryan's sad cute face when Shane said he killed his wife

  78. Travis Ricchezza

    Travis Ricchezza

    13 gün əvvəl

    Thought that was the guy from hot ones in the thumbnail

  79. TealWolf26


    14 gün əvvəl

    There are literal prison cemeteries. I can't recall any specific cases but I believe sometimes communities would bury criminals/murderers/etc. in their own area because "we don't want to be associated with them." Also media frenzy, infamous murderers get unmarked graves to keep the loonies away and keep the murder cult numbers down.

  80. muffin tops

    muffin tops

    14 gün əvvəl

    Ryan: "And became the basis for a famous for a Hollywood blockbuster." Shane: "Jurassic Park?" Me: sounds about right

  81. Wayne Campbell

    Wayne Campbell

    14 gün əvvəl

    What happened? I started watching this earlier and was waiting until I got home to continue watching it. I come back to it and it's been removed?? WTF!! are you going to upload it again?

  82. Allison Helgers

    Allison Helgers

    14 gün əvvəl

    Why does Shane have a biker mustache in this video? I know Ryan said, "weird mustache" at one point in the video but it isn't weird it's a biker mustache.

  83. Shahd Moataz

    Shahd Moataz

    14 gün əvvəl

    7 pm is a dinner time???????????????

  84. Heather St. John

    Heather St. John

    15 gün əvvəl

    But my question is why didn’t they question anyone that was at the party? I know this maybe far fetched but like maybe one of them some how was still in the house at the time of the murder. Like one of them hid somewhere so they could kill her. Especially since they said the neighborhood was very friendly. I don’t know if this makes sense but that’s just where my mind goes

  85. Edna Seftick

    Edna Seftick

    15 gün əvvəl

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

  86. Argonaut


    15 gün əvvəl

    Sam sheppard also fought 40 matches in his wrestling career and created a move called the mandible claw in wrestling thought that was cool enough to mention and you left it out

  87. keepingupwithkindra


    15 gün əvvəl

    Shane: "I'd love to know the mayor" Me: the mayor in my town is my uncle LMAO

  88. Ashley Spratlin

    Ashley Spratlin

    15 gün əvvəl

    "A jealous killer is a woman." Every single man who's committed uxoricide: 😳😳

  89. My existence is Something

    My existence is Something

    15 gün əvvəl

    The devil is here send God best joke ofWhatever the year it is it’s 2021 I’m writing this I mean 2020

  90. August Denton

    August Denton

    15 gün əvvəl

    Ryan's unkempt hair is distracting

  91. Cameron Baba

    Cameron Baba

    16 gün əvvəl

    I gotta say, right when Sam mentioned being hit on the back of his neck I was like "this guy's innocent" idk why... that just did it for me

  92. Devyn


    16 gün əvvəl

    we need an episode of buzzfeed solved, where they review a case that has been solved, look over suspects and try to predict whodunnit, and then reveal the killer at the end.

  93. Moxie


    16 gün əvvəl

    shane: forensics sucks me who is writing an autopsy repot based on some random case for fun: O_O

  94. Julianna Mirac

    Julianna Mirac

    16 gün əvvəl

    Me planning to be a forensic scientist: 👁👄👁

  95. Anonymous 12

    Anonymous 12

    16 gün əvvəl

    These two look like they just woke up LOL LOL LOL

  96. Megan


    16 gün əvvəl

    24:05 my Freemason great grandfather: ☺️🌸✨🧚🏻‍♀️💅🏻

  97. Amalia Gabriela Carreiro Lopes

    Amalia Gabriela Carreiro Lopes

    17 gün əvvəl

    @14:43 Shane reminded me of Dr. Brennan from bones

  98. PsychoMom 1227

    PsychoMom 1227

    17 gün əvvəl

    He actually said "bipedal form"

  99. Tom Rea

    Tom Rea

    17 gün əvvəl

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

  100. Isabella Whitson

    Isabella Whitson

    17 gün əvvəl

    This story seems awfully similar to American murder family next door