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  • - "And it turned out that the killer was Canadian.

  • "Mwahahahaha!," said no Urban Legend ever.

  • So, we've all heard an Urban Legend

  • at some point in our lives and if you notice

  • they either always sound far-fetched

  • or exaggerated but these stories are

  • designed that way for a reason

  • and usually that reason is to scare

  • the crap out of the person that you're telling it to.

  • But, what happens if the story isn't just a story?

  • What if it really happened?

  • Well, as it turns out, some of the most well-known

  • Urban Legends aren't legends at all,

  • so I gathered up some of the most disturbing ones

  • to share with you guys.

  • So, here they are.

  • 10 Creepy Urban Legends That

  • Turned Out to Be True.

  • Number One is The Body in the Wall.

  • This Urban Legend says that,

  • while renovating a home,

  • a construction worker knocks down a wall

  • only to find a bare bones skeleton staring back at him.

  • Well, in 2011, while renovating the second floor of

  • the Abbeville National Bank in Louisiana,

  • workers discovered the bones of Joseph Schexnider,

  • who had been missing for 27 years.

  • It's believed that he got stuck in the chimney

  • while attempting to break into the same bank

  • all the way back in 1984.

  • Did I mention that the police were already

  • looking for him for stealing a car?

  • I guess you could say he's got some skeletons in his closet?

  • Or at least in his chimney.

  • Number Two is

  • The Old Woman Buried Alive.

  • This Urban Legend is about an old woman

  • that's buried after being declared dead,

  • after which the body is exhumed,

  • only for the family to find scratch marks

  • on top of the coffin lid,

  • among other signs of attempted escape.

  • Well, as it turns out, premature burials were actually

  • pretty common in the 19th Century.

  • In fact, there were over 200 documented cases

  • of people being buried alive around that time.

  • Now, before you're like,

  • "Well, damn, how can that be?"

  • keep in mind that this was during a time

  • when the medical profession wasn't exactly a science.

  • I say that we should just be thankful that

  • we're lucky enough that they have ways today

  • of telling whether or not Grandma's in a deep sleep

  • or whether she's ready to become a root inspector.

  • Number Three is The Quietly Dead Guy.

  • As the story of this Urban Legend goes,

  • a guys is passed out on a bus and

  • everybody leaves him alone,

  • assuming he is sleeping as the bus makes its rounds,

  • only for the driver to check his body

  • at the end of his shift to find out that he was dead.

  • Well, believe it or not,

  • the real story is a lot worse.

  • In 2011, Robert Young and Mark Rubinson

  • arrived at their friend, Jeffrey Jarrett's house,

  • only to find him passed out.

  • So, they decided to load him into a car

  • and go partying at bars for the night.

  • The only problem was he was dead

  • in the back seat the entire time.

  • They claimed that they thought

  • he was just passed out drunk,

  • but that doesn't explain why they

  • used his money and credit cards.

  • You know, you should never commit a crime

  • but if you do, I'm just saying you shouldn't

  • base your entire plan off the movie

  • "Weekend at Bernie's."

  • Propping your dead friend up like he's alive

  • is not exactly an air-tight plan.

  • Number Four is Brain Bugs.

  • This one just ...

  • ugh.

  • This incredibly creepy Urban Legend is about

  • a person that goes to bed and wakes up with

  • a pain in their ear that gets progressively worse,

  • only to find out that the pain is caused by bugs

  • that have nested deep inside their skull.

  • Well, yep.

  • It happened.

  • In 2013, a 27-year-old woman named Rochelle Harris,

  • returned home after a vacation to Peru,

  • after which she started hearing scratching noises

  • inside her own head.

  • She started experiencing pain and decided

  • to go to the doctor after a fly flew out of her ear.

  • The diagnosis?

  • A family of eight flesh-eating maggots

  • had nested deep inside her ear canal.

  • Oh, God.

  • I don't know how this happened,

  • but I'm obviously so freaked out by this

  • that if I ever have to go to Peru,

  • I'm wearing earmuffs all the time.

  • I don't care how crazy I look.

  • On the beach, whatever.

  • I'll just say that's how we do it in Canada.

  • (Bleep) it.

  • Number Five is Calls From The Dead.

  • This Urban Legend is about a person that gets

  • multiple phone calls from a family member,

  • only to find out later that they were dead

  • when the phone calls took place.

  • Well, this actually happened

  • back on September 12th of 2008,

  • when a train crash killing 25 people,

  • one of them being Charles Peck.

  • Family members reported missed phone calls

  • which had came from Charles' cell phone,

  • that had called several of them a total of 35 times,

  • all of which occurred after he died.

  • Of course, many of his family members believe that

  • he was trying to get a hold of everyone desperately,

  • to say that he loves them, but how do they know that?

  • As far as they know, he could have been calling them

  • desperately to get someone to clear

  • his browsing history off his computer.

  • You don't know what kind of freaky (bleep)

  • that guy was into.

  • Number Six is Creatures In Your Toilet.

  • This one will pucker your butthole.

  • This Urban Legend is about a man that gets out of bed,

  • half-asleep in the middle of the night and walks to

  • the washroom to do his business,

  • only to get bit by a giant rat right in the bum.

  • Well, sorry to say, but in 2007 in Portland, Oregon,

  • a man named Ian Meyer did just that.

  • A rat had actually come up through the sewer system

  • and gotten trapped in his toilet bowl.

  • He then tried to flush it,

  • which only pissed it off even more.

  • Eventually, he caught it but,

  • oh my God.

  • I almost feel bad telling you guys about this,

  • because it's probably gonna make you paranoid enough

  • that next time you get out of bed

  • in the middle of the night to go hang a rat,

  • you're probably gonna check to see if

  • the toilet already provided you with one.

  • Number Seven is

  • The Girl In The Shadows.

  • This Urban Legend is about a man who always felt

  • watched in the shadows of his own home,

  • only to find out years later that someone

  • had been living in his attic the entire time.

  • Well, a version of this story did occur,

  • because back in 2008,

  • a Japanese man that was living by himself

  • started noticing that food was disappearing

  • and things were being displaced.

  • Well, after setting up a camera,

  • he discovered that a homeless woman had been living

  • in his cupboard for an entire year,

  • sneaking out to steal food and even take showers.

  • Possibly, the most disturbing thing is that when

  • he watched the tape back,

  • she was only a few feet away in that very cupboard.

  • I would literally be like,

  • "Oh, forgot some milk.

  • "I'm just gonna run out and grab some."

  • And just never come back.

  • As far as I'm concerned,

  • the girl from "The Grudge" can keep the damn place.

  • I'm "Audi 5000."

  • Number Eight is The Killer Policeman.

  • This Urban Legend is about a cop

  • that knocks on somebody's door to tell them

  • that there's a murderer on the loose and

  • when they let him inside,

  • he's the murderer and he chops them up.

  • Well, a similar situation happened back in 1974

  • when a woman named Carol Daronch

  • was approached in a bookstore by a police officer,

  • except that police officer

  • was infamous serial killer, Ted Bundy.

  • He told her that somebody tried to break into her car

  • so she went with him but she caught on after

  • he tried to handcuff her.

  • Lady, you were able to get away from Ted Bundy.

  • You could not be any luckier.

  • If I were you, I would go out and purchase

  • all kinds of lottery tickets,

  • because you could have just as easily ended up

  • as a fine skin suit.

  • It's just skin, Steven.

  • Now, Number Nine is Don't Drink The Water.

  • The story of this Urban Legend is about

  • how a person moves into a new home

  • to discover that the water coming out of the tap

  • and shower head is a weird, dark black color,

  • only to later discover that that's the remains

  • of a liquefied dead body.

  • Well, just last year in 2013,

  • the Hotel Cecil in L.A. had this exact problem.

  • They discovered a liquefying dead body

  • in one of their water tanks and

  • what's more disturbing is that that water was

  • being distributed to the entire hotel

  • through the taps and shower systems.

  • It turned out that it was body of a Canadian student,

  • but still nobody knows how he got in there.

  • (gagging)

  • Okay, this one's pretty gross but it would make

  • for a pretty compelling Brita Water Filter commercial.

  • "Brita Water Filters.

  • "Filters out bacteria, harmful chemicals

  • "and the liquefied remains of your dead neighbor.

  • "Buy now."

  • And, Number Ten.

  • Kidney Thieves and Ice Baths.

  • By far, one of the most famous Urban Legends out there

  • is the story of the guy that gets kidnapped and drugged,

  • only to wake up in a bathtub full of ice,

  • with scars where his kidneys used to be.

  • Well, disturbingly, this actually happened

  • minus the ice part.

  • In 2008, Indian construction worker, Mohammed Saleem,

  • was told that he was hired for a new job,

  • except that when he arrived,

  • he was drugged and knocked out,

  • only to later wake up on a steel table

  • with his kidneys gone.

  • But, what's most disturbing is that

  • this is not an isolated incident.

  • The illegal organ market is very real and very lucrative

  • in many parts of the world,

  • from China to Brazil to Egypt.

  • So, next time you're traveling,

  • I'm just saying be very careful,

  • because if you're in Eastern Europe,

  • someone might be eyeing you down like

  • you're a ticket to a new car.

  • And that's it.

  • I hope you guys enjoyed this video and

  • I hope I gave you a few nightmares.

  • (evil laughter)

  • No, I'm just kidding.

  • If you want to add me to the Book of Faces or Twitter,

  • the links to those will be in the description

  • along with all my other social networking sites

  • and, other than that,

  • I will see y'all next Saturday.

  • Peace.

  • Hey guys.