29 January 2009

Jughead, Initial Reaction

First off, I really love the Desmond and Penny story. I don't think there's any surprise there. The Desmond episodes never disappoint. He is quickly becoming my favorite all-time character on the show. I truly believe that his story is absolutely paramount to the show and may actually end up being the main character of the entire series. Needless to say, I loved tonight's episode. Not only for that though, but also because of the not-so-frequent time-jumping. The last two episodes left my head spinning. It was nice to have a little break from the craziness, not that this episode wasn't crazy. It was just a little more self-contained, easier to absorb and react to without my head exploding, or getting a nose bleed. We got some definitive questions answered, which, as per usual, posed some more questions, and all in all, I think I am very pleased with the show right now.


  • Is Ms. Hawking Daniel Faraday's mother?
  • When did Charles Widmore get to the island?
  • How did Widmore leave the island? Why?
  • Is Charles Widmore Daniel Faraday's father?
  • Is Ellie also Ms. Hawking? Is that why Daniel said she looked like someone he knew?
  • Why would someone bother erasing Daniel Faraday from the records at Oxford but not getting rid of the things in his lab?
  • Who is the girl in the coma? Is she the one who asked Daniel why he was crying?
  • Will Ben find Desmond and Penny?
  • Does Desmond have to go back to the island?
  • Is the bomb buried behind the concrete wall in The Swan?
  • Why is Charlotte the only one who is having nose bleeds?
  • Where are Rose and Bernard?
  • Why don't the Others time-jump with them? Why does Juliet?
  • How did the natives get on the island?
  • Did Charles Widmore move the island?
  • How did he get so high up in the ranks?
  • Are the whispers the time-travelers trying to talk to themselves?
  • How fucking old is Richard Alpert?

  • The woman at the desk at Oxford that Desmond talked to was the same woman that was at the gate in the Sydney Airport, who let Hurley on the plane.
  • Desmond and Penny's son is named Charlie. I thought this was a very nice touch. After all, Charlie is the reason Desmond and Penny were reunited, and he saved Desmond's life.
  • John Locke told Richard Alpert when he was born and to visit him, which is why he was at his birth, and why he asked him what things already belonged to him.
  • Is Charles Widmore is Daniel Faraday's father, that makes Daniel and Penny brother and sister, which makes Daniel Desmond's brother-in-law.
  • Jughead, I thought was going to be another Eggtown, what-the-hell-does-this-mean title, but it turned out to be pretty awesome.
  • Theresa falls up the stairs, Theresa falls down the stairs.
  • Wow, Charles Widmore isn't just a cocky son of a bitch because he's rich and powerful, he was like that when he was a young lad too.
  • Desmond finally stuck it to Widmore a little.

I know people say that Desmond is a coward, but I don't think he is. He's risking his life for the people on the island. He sacrificed his own happiness, which was to marry Penny, knowing that he'd be going to the island, not seeing Penny for at least three years. He gave that up knowing what Ms. Hawking told him, that it was for the greater good, that he'd be saving the world. He even offered to sacrifice himself for Charlie, suggesting that maybe it was him who was supposed to die, that he should go down to The Looking Glass. Hell, the man even named his son after Charlie. I really love the Desmond character, and identify with his struggles a lot, and if there's one thing that I hope for the rest of the series, if there's just one happy ending, and that's for he and Penny. I don't even care if everyone else dies. Perhaps, maybe, they are our Adam and Eve.

21 January 2009

Season Premiere, Initial Reaction

Because I'm too scatter-brained right now, and can't remember where each of the episodes began or where they ended, I'm just going to rabble off my initial thoughts on both.

First of, what the hell? Five years into this show, and I have no fucking clue what I just watched. The time-jumping makes me feel like I'm traveling through time and space. My brain feels like jello right now.


  • Who were the people shooting the flaming arrows?
  • Why are people shifting through different areas of time?
  • Why can you keep what you have with/on you when time moves?
  • Did Daniel Faraday work for Dharma?
  • Who knows that Kate isn't Aaron's real mother?
  • What is Ben's relation to the ring lady, Ms. Hawking?
  • Why is Charlotte's nose bleeding? Does she need a constant?
  • Why do they have to go back? Why will that make it stop?
  • Why did the Others disappear to Locke when the island moved?


  • I liked the touch of Ana Lucia showing up to Hurley. I thought it would be kind of lame if he saw Charlie, but we'd have him saying "Checkmate, Mr. Eko" to empty space.
  • The opening was cool, but I called Pierre Chang at first sight, and also called Ms. Hawking as soon as I saw the back of her head.
  • Neil Frogurt? He was annoying me already, so glad he ate an arrow.
  • I love Sayid. He always has the best moves. Knives in the dishwasher? Hell yeah.
  • I still cannot figure out if Ben is evil or good and it's making me a little angry and frustrated.
  • I can't help but feel a little confused as to how the show is going to work for the rest of the season after these two episodes. Is this what every one is going to be like?

I liked the episodes, but I really need to watch those a few more times to grasp what the hell happened.

Almost Finished; Time For New LOST!

Well, I finally finished watching and recapping all the episodes. It's just a matter of blogging my notes for the dozen I have left, of which I have started to do, back dated, but haven't published yet. That should be done shortly, probably within the next week. What a relief to get it over with, although it's my own fault I had to rush to get them all in at the end because I slacked for a few months there. It made the hiatus go a lot quicker though. I can't believe it's been 8 months already.

My plans for the future of this blog are to start writing about past theories, favorite episodes, characters, maybe some top 10 lists, art and such, while writing about the new episodes, characters, and theories. I will probably post some initial reactions to the Season 5 Premiere that actually airs TODAY! I'm so excited!

I'm so glad the wait is over, although, I'm a little bit sad that after this year, there's only one more season left, one more premiere left to watch.

I've been thinking a little today about my hopes for this Season 5 of LOST.
  • I would like to see the four-toed statue again, perhaps the rest of it, learn more about it.
  • I want to know what the hell Libby's deal is, if she was lying, who she was working for, why she was in Santa Rosa to begin with.
  • Who exactly "has to go back?" Does that include Desmond, Walt, Aaron, Ji Yeon? Why John Locke/Jeremy Bentham?
  • What is this game that Benjamin Linus and Charles Widmore are playing?
  • I want to know more about the beginnings of the Dharma Inititaive.
  • What is the nature of Sun's business (i.e. taking over Paik Industries, contacting Charles Widmore, saying they have common interests)?
  • How did the island move? Through time and through space? What happens when it does?
  • Will Ben kill Penelope Widmore? Will he ask Sayid to do it? Will Sayid decline because of his friendship with Desmond and having lost loved ones before?
  • Who was Radzinski? Did he really kill himself?
  • Are Micheal and/or Jin alive?
  • I want a Danielle Rousseau flashback. I don't care how they do it.
  • Has Charles Widmore been on the island before? Was he once the leader, before Ben?
  • Why was Frank Lapidus supposed to fly Oceanic Flight 815 on September 22 instead of Seth Norris? Why didn't he?
I've also been thinking about what I don't expect to find out, or would be okay with holding out until Season 6 to learn more about.
  • What are the whispers? Does it have to do with time travel?
  • What is the monster? How is it controlled? Why does it kill certain people and not others?
  • Who are Adam and Eve?
  • What happened to Claire? Is she still alive? Will she find out that Jack is her brother?
  • Will Desmond's flash of Claire and Aaron getting on a helicopter ever come true?
  • I would like to see the ring lady, Ms. Hawking, again, and find out why she knows so much, and why she was in a badly photoshopped photograph with Brother Campbell.
  • Who or what is Jacob? Why can Christian Shephard speak on his behalf?
  • Were the plane crash survivors meant to go to the island? Were they hand-picked?
  • What is the nature of all the island connections? Is it fate?
  • What are the numbers? What do they really mean?
  • What happened to Annie? Have we seen her before?
  • Why can't anyone find the island?
  • What is the sickness? Why do some get sick and not others?
  • I want to know about the island's healing powers, and why Richard Alpert doesn't age.

Also, I'm sure that I will have more questions once the season is over.

20 January 2009

4.13 There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3

  1. Back at the airport, Kate stops the car, drives back, gets out crying, she says that Jack called her for two days straight, stoned on his pills, shows her an obituary for Jeremy Bentham, she says that he came to her, she heard what he had to say, she knew that he was crazy, but Jack believed him, Jack says that he said it was the only way to keep her and Aaron safe, Kate slaps Jack, says not to say his name, that she has to explain why he's not there to read to Aaron, that she spent the last three years trying to forget all the horrible things that happened on the day they left the island, how dare he ask her to go back. From Lostpedia 
  2. Jack and Sawyer walking through the jungle, Jack says Lapidus said they were heading North East, to The Orchid, they stumble upon Hugo taking a leak, Locke is looking for a way into The Orchid.
  3. There is enough C4 to blow up an aircraft, Desmond says he did 6 months Explosive Ordinance Disposal, enough time to learn how to blow himself up, Michael asks if it's on a timer, Desmond says the bomb has a radio receiver, like a walkie, send out a signal and it triggers the bomb remotely, Jin wonders if they can turn it off, but Desmond says there is a trip wire, movie it and boom, dummy-wiring, cut the wrong one and boom, multiple firing systems, disable one and the next one, boom, battery's power source gets disconnected, then boom.
  4. Locke says there's a DHARMA station below, that he's looking for a way to get in, says that he wants to speak to Jack alone, but Jack says that he only came back for Hurley, Locke says he needs to hear what he has to say, but Jack says he needs to get their people off the island, Hurley says they're taking Ben to the helicopter, that he surrendered himself.From Lostpedia 
  5. Keamy is taking Ben back to the chopper, he wants to know why Ben is so important, why Widmore would pay him so much money to capture him and bring him back alive, Lapidus with toolbox, Kate runs up, says she's a passenger of Flight 815, that she's being chased by Ben's people, they hear whispers, Sayid and company attack, kill Keamy's men, Ben and Kate run, Keamy kicks a grenade toward Omar, Sayid fights Keamy, Richard shoots him, Kate cuts Ben free, he asks Richard what the arrangement is, Richard says if they helped free him, he promised to let them off the island, Ben says the helicopter is theirs, tells Kate and Sayid to have a safe journey back, Kate makes sure that they can leave the island, that's it.
    From Lostpedia
  6. Hurley is in Santa Rosa, eating a fruit roll-up, Walt's grandmother, Michael's mother, is there, she asks him if he's dangerous, says that he knows her grandson, that they traveled all the way across the country to see him, she needs to know if he'll do anything crazy, he says that he won't do anything crazy.From Lostpedia 
  7. Hurley says Walt got big, Walt says when they came back from the island, he was waiting for someone to come and see him, but nobody ever came, only Jeremy Bentham came to see him, he says that he doesn't understand why they're all lying, Hurley says they're doing it to protect everyone who didn't come back, Walt asks like his dad, Hurley says yes, like his dad.From Lostpedia 
  8. "We're lying... because it's the only way to protect everyone that didn't come back." Hurley
  9. Hurley says thanks for coming back to Sawyer, asks him about Claire and the baby.
  10. Locke wants Jack to reconsider leaving the island, Jack says the rest of them are going home, Locke says they're not supposed to go, Jack says that's because crashing on the island was their destiny, Locke says Jack knows that they're there for a reason, that if he leaves, he'll have that knowledge and it will eat him alive, until he decides to come back, he has to lie about everything, it's the only way to protect them, to protect the island, that it's not just an island, it's a place where miracles happen, Locke tells Jack to wait and see what he's about to do, Jack says there's no such things as miracles.From Lostpedia 
  11. "I want you to reconsider leaving the island, Jack. I would like you to stay." Locke "You'd like me to stay?" Jack "Yeah, that's right." Locke "(Chuckles) You threw a knife into the back of an unarmed woman. You led half of our people across the island and got most of them killed." Jack "Well, Jack, you put a gun to my head and you pulled the trigger. I was hoping we could let bygones be bygones." Locke "Well, I'll tell you what. You stay here in your little greenhouse, but the rest of us are going home." Locke "But you're not supposed to go home." Locke "And what am I supposed to do? Oh, I think I remember. What was it that you said on the way out to the hatch--that crashing here was our destiny?" Jack "You know, Jack. You know that you're here for a reason. You know it. And if you leave this place, that knowledge is gonna eat you alive from the inside out...until you decide to come back." Locke "Good-bye, John." Jack "You're gonna have to lie." Locke "Excuse me?" Jack "If you have to go, then you have to lie about everything...everything that happened since we got to the island it's the only way to protect it." Locke "(Sighs) It's an island, John. No one needs to protect it." Jack "It's not an island. It's a place where miracles happen. And--and--if you--if you don't believe that, Jack, if you can't believe that, just wait till you see what I'm about to do." Locke "There's no such thing as miracles." Jack "Well...we'll just have to see which one of us is right." Locke
  12. Ben shows up, shows them the way to get into The Orchid, Locke says he tried to tell Jack, Ben tells Jack that Sayid and Kate are waiting at the helicopter, Locke tells Jack that if he lies half as well as he lies to himself, he'll do a good job at fooling everyone, Locke and Ben go down to The Orchid.
  13. Sun says she didn't tell anyone about the bomb, Michael tells her everything is going to be okay, says he'll send Jin up, Sun tells Michael she's pregnant, Michael congratulates her.
  14. Michael says that they can freeze the battery on the bomb, using liquid Nitrogen, the bomb needs to charge from the battery, to make the chemical reaction, they spray the battery, keep it cold, then it will have no reaction, the catch is that there's only one canister of liquid Nitrogen, when the light turns red, the battery will already be cold, Jin and Desmond begin to trace the wires so they can figure out how to defuse the bomb in the meantime.
  15. Daniel Faraday is back, he says the Freighter's engine is fixed, they're going to get closer to island now, as close as they can without hitting the reef, the next trip won't be so long, he tells Miles and Charlotte to make sure they're on the raft, but Miles says he's staying, and he asks Charlotte why she would want to leave the island after all the time she spent trying to get back there, Charlotte seems confused and asks what that means.
  16. "I'm surprised you want to leave." Miles "Sorry?" Charlotte "It's just weird. You know, after all that time you spent trying to get back here." Miles "What do you mean, get back here?" Charlotte "...What do I mean?" Miles
  17. Ben says The Orchid station is deep, Locke asks about the magic box, Ben says The Orchid is not the magic box, that it's for the same thing all the DHARMA stations are for, silly experiments, Ben gives Locke a video to watch while he takes care of business.
  18. The Orchid Orientation, 6 of 6, bunny with #15 painted on it, Edgar Halliwax, Station 6 of 6, The Orchid, not a botanical research unit, unique properties of the island, created kind of Casimir Effect, allowing DHARMA Initiative to conduct unique experiments on space and time, the vault, construction next to pocket of negatively charged exotic matter, great care taken to avoid leaving inorganic matter inside the chamber, electromagnetic energy highly volatile, unpredictable, for safety, metallic objects never placed in vault, demonstration, shift subject forward 100 seconds in four-dimensional space, for a moment, the animal seems to disappear, the tape stops, begins to rewind, Locke rewinds.
  19. "Hello. I'm Dr. Edgar Halliwax... (warps and distorts) and this is the Orientation film for Station Six of the DHARMA Initiative. As you've no doubt surmised, Station Six, or "The Orchid," is not... (warps and distorts) a Botanical Research unit. The unique properties... (warps and distorts) of this island have created a kind of Casimir Effect, allowing the DHARMA initiative to conduct unique experiments in both space and time. (Clatter) This... is "the vault", constructed adjacent to a pocket of what we believe... (warps and distorts) to be negatively charged "exotic matter". Great care must be taken to avoid leaving inorganic materials... (warps and distorts) inside the chamber. The electromagnetic energy within the island can be highly volatile and unpredictable. Now for your own safety and the safety of those around you, metallic objects must never... (warps and distorts) be placed within the vault. (whirring) In our first demonstration, we will attempt to shift the test subject 100 milliseconds ahead in four-dimensional space. For the briefest... (warps and distorts) of moments, the animal will seem to disappear, but in reality... (voice distorts)"
  20. Ben begins putting everything metal that he can find inside the vault, Locke asks Ben if the video was talking about what he thinks it's talking about, Ben says yes, it's about time-traveling bunnies, Locke mentions that Edgar Halliwax said specifically not to put metal inside the vault, Ben and Locke notice the elevator in The Orchid going up to get someone, Ben asks Locke for his deadly baton weapon back.From Lostpedia 
  21. Back at the chopper, Kate is picking the lock on Lapidus' handcuffs, Jack, Sawyer and Hurley get there, Jack is okay, Sawyer gets a hacksaw instead for the handcuffs, Lapidus is freed and say it's time to go, Sawyer, Jack, Kate, Hurley, and Sayid get on the helicopter, Hurley asks if they'll come back for Claire, Jack says yes, they leave, looking back on the island.
  22. Keamy arrives inside The Orchid, says he knows that Ben is down there, that he was shot in the back, but is wearing Body Armour, that he took out a life insurance policy, he's wearing a heart-rate monitor, connected to a radio transmitter, he says that it's a dead man's trigger, if his heart stops beating, it sends a signal to 500 lbs. of C-4, hardwired on the Freighter, it will kill a lot of innocent people, that if he thinks he's bluffing, remember how he killed Ben's daughter.
  23. Locke comes out from hiding, says that he has no conflict with Keamy, neither do the people on the boat, that he just wants to talk about it.
  24. Ben busts out, attacks Keamy, hits him in the head with is baton, grabs his knife and stabs him several hundred times in the neck, Locke is upset, tries to stop him, says he killed everyone on the boat, but Ben isn't phased by the thought of killing anyone on the boat.From Lostpedia 
  25. "You killed my daughter!" Ben
  26. Charlotte says she's going to stay on the island for now, Dan says it'll be forever if she doesn't leave with him, asks her why, Charlotte says she can't make sense of it either, but she's still looking for where she was born, Dan accepts her explanation, they say goodbye.
  27. "I'm going to stay, Daniel...for now, anyway." Charlotte "Charlotte...there is no "for now". If you don't come with me, "for now" could be forever." Daniel "Nothing's forever." Charlotte "Why?" Daniel "Would it make any sense if I told you I was still looking for where I was born?" Charlotte
  28. Juliet says she's not going either, that she promised she wasn't leaving until everyone go off the island, that she'll be there when Dan gets back, Dan says right, as if he knows something will happen already, they leave.
  29. "I promised I wouldn't leave until I got everyone here safely off this island. Relax. I'll still be here when you get back." Juliet "Right, right...when I get back. Okay. Everybody ready? Let's get started. Off we go." Dan
  30. Desmond says that he doesn't know enough about bombs to figure out how to dismantle it, Michael says they only have a quarter of a tank of Liquid Nitrogen left, if they can't deactivate it, they better get everyone off the boat before the light turns red.
  31. The helicopter is losing fuel, a bullet pierced the tank, Jack says not to land, that there's no fuel on the island, Frank Lapidus says that they need to get the extra weight off the chopper, so they throw everything out, but it's not enough, Lapidus says they need to be a few hundred pounds lighter.
  32. Sawyer tells Kate a secret, kisses her, says to just do it, then jumps off the helicopter.From Lostpedia 
  33. Outside Santa Rosa, a man waits in a car, Sayid asks him for the time, he says it's 8:15, Sayid shoots him.
  34. Inside Santa Rosa, Hurley is playing chess by himself, Sayid shows up, Hurley says visiting hours are over, Sayid says that he wants him to come with him, somewhere safe, Hurley says that he hasn't seen him in forever, Sayid says the circumstances have changed, that Jeremy Bentham is dead, he died two days ago, they said it was a suicide, Hurley asks why they have to call him Jeremy Bentham, Sayid says not to say his real name, that they're being watched, Hurley says that he has regular conversations with dead people, the last thing he needs is paranoia, Sayid says that he just killed a man perched outside Santa Rosa for the last week, that paranoia keeps him alive, Hurley asks if they're going back to the island, Sayid says no, just somewhere safe, Hurley decides to go with Sayid, says checkmate, Mr. Eko, they leave.From Lostpedia 
  35. "Dude, I've been having regular conversations with dead people. The last thing I need now is paranoia." Hurley "I just killed a man who's been perched outside this facility for the last week. I'm finding paranoia keeps me alive." Sayid
  36. Frank Lapidus is flying the helicopter on course, but they can't find the Kahana anywhere, Frank says in four or five minutes, they'll be out of fuel, Jack tells Kate that as soon as they get to the boat, they'll go back for Sawyer, Hurley spots the Freighter.
  37. Keamy is slowly dying, Locke is trying to help him, Keamy says that wherever Ben goes, Widmore will find him, Ben says not if he finds him first, Keamy dies, the heart monitor stops.
  38. The light on the bomb turns red, Michael tells Desmond and Jin to leave, get everyone off the boat, they have maybe five minutes of Nitrogen left, Jin tells Desmond to go, he stays with Michael.From Lostpedia 
  39. Desmond runs to the deck, sees the chopper trying to land, tells them to go back, that they can't land, there's a bomb on the boat, Lapidus says he has to put it down, Michael is still freezing the battery.
  40. Desmond says they have to get off the boat, they patch the hole, get a life raft, Sun says they have to get Jin, Kate tells her to get on the helicopter with Aaron, the she'll go get Jin, but Jack won't let her, they fill the helicopter with fuel, Michael tells Jin to go, to be with is wife, to get home, that he's a father now.
  41. Hurley, Sun, Aaron, Jack, Lapidus, Desmond, Sayid, Kate get on the chopper, they take off, Jin runs to the deck of the Freighter as they're taking off, Sun wants to go back for him, but Jack says no.From Lostpedia 
  42. Michael runs out of liquid Nitrogen, he hears the whispers, then Christian Shephard suddenly appears on the Freighter, says the Michael can go now.From Lostpedia 
  43. "You can go now, Michael." Christian Shephard "Who are you?" Michael
  44. The Freighter explodes, Sun screams for Jin, part of the Freighter goes down, Jack says there's nothing down there, Sun wants to go back, but Jack says he's gone, tells Lapidus to fly back to the island.From Lostpedia 
  45. Sun gets a phone call, it's her mom, she talks to Ji Yeon, she's in London, says she's leaving tonight, finishing business, she approaches Charles Widmore, says she's Mr. Paik's daughter, managing director of Paik Industries, Widmore says that Paik is quite the golfer, owes him a dinner after their last game, Suns asks if he's gong to pretend that he doesn't know who she is, he says that he doesn't know what she's talking about, but Sun says that he does know, he knows they've been lying all this time about where they were and what happened there, that they have common interests, when he's ready to discuss them, to call her, that he knows they're not really the only ones who left the island, Widmore asks why she would help him.From Lostpedia 
  46. "Yes, you do know, Mr. Widmore...just like you know we've been lying all this time about where we were and what happened to us there. You and I have common interests. When you're ready to discuss them...[Sun hands Widmore her Paik Industries business card from her pocket.] Call me. As you know, we're not the only ones who left the island." Sun [Sun turns and begins to walk away. Widmore calls after her.] "Ms. Kwon? Why would you want to help me?" Widmore
  47. Locke asks Ben why he would kill Keamy when he knew that it would destroy the boat, Ben says he wasn't thinking straight, says a leader has to make good command decisions, not be compromised by bad emotional responses, that he's sure John will do a better job at separating the two than he ever did.From Lostpedia 
  48. "Well, John, I really wasn't thinking straight. Sometimes good command decisions get compromised by bad emotional responses. I'm sure you're going to do a much better job of separating the two than I ever did." Ben
  49. Ben closes the vault doors, turns it on, there are explosions, Ben says he'd better change.
  50. Juliet is drinking on the beach, Sawyer arrives at the shore, asks her what she's celebrating, but she's not celebrating, she points out the Freighter in the distance, which is on fire from the massive explosion.
  51. Ben puts on Edgar Halliwax's parka, says that he's going somewhere cold, tells John that he can't go with him, Jacob told John what to do, but not how to do it, that Jacob wants Ben to suffer the consequences, whoever moves the island can never come back, tells John to get in the elevator, go up, Richard and his people are waiting for him two miles East of The Orchid, that they're ready, willing and able to share what they know, will follow his every word, Ben says goodbye, that he's sorry he made John's life so miserable, John asks what he's supposed to tell them to do, Ben says that he'll find a way, that he always does.From Lostpedia 
  52. "Whoever moves the island can never come back. So I'd like you to get on the elevator, John, and go back up. Richard and my people will be waiting 2 miles East of The Orchid." Ben "Waiting for me?" Locke "Ready, willing and able to share what they know. And then they will follow your every word. Good-bye, John. I'm sorry I made your life so miserable." Ben [Ben exhales deeply as he shakes Locke's hand.] "What do I tell 'em to do?" Locke "You'll find your way, John. You always do." Ben
  53. Locke finds Richard and the others, Richard says welcome home.From Lostpedia 
  54. Ben goes through the hole blown through the wall in the vault, through a tunnel, with a crowbar, takes a ladder down, breaks the ice, takes another ladder down, falls, cuts his arm, it's cold inside, snow, he lights a lantern with a match, there is a frozen donkey wheel, Ben says he hopes Jacob is happy now, he pushes the wheel, breaks ice off the frozen wheel with the crowbar.From Lostpedia 
  55. "I hope you're happy now, Jacob." Ben
  56. There is white noise, Locke, Richard and the others, Juliet and Sawyer on the beach, Daniel Faraday and others on the zodiac, helicopter folk, Ben continues to push the wheel, a bright flash of light, Aaron cries, purple sky, white noise, Juliet and Sawyer on the beach, zodiac folk, and helicopter sees the island move, noise, light goes away, the island is suddenly gone.From Lostpedia 
  57. The light disappears and they down to see that the island is completely gone, Lapidus asks where the island is, where will he land the helicopter, Jack says there is a smaller island nearby, but they're out of fuel, they put on life vests, throw out a life raft, Lapidus tells them to brace themselves, the helicopter crashes into the water, Jack gets Hurley and Aaron into the raft, Kate, Sun, Lapidus and Jack get Desmond, Sayid, Jack does CPR on Desmond, he's okay, they're all alive and in the life raft.
  58. Kate is at home, in bed, she wakes up, the phone rings, clicking on the other end, whispers, backwards talk, a door creaks, Kate gets her gun, goes to Aaron's room, Claire is there, she says not to bring him back, Kate wakes up from her dream, no one is there, she tells Aaron she's sorry.From Lostpedia 
  59. "Don't bring him back, Kate. Don't you dare bring him back." Claire
  60. On the life raft, Aaron is okay, it's a miracle, Hurley says that he can't believe Locke did it, that he moved the island, Jack says no he didn't, Hurley says that one minutes it's there, the next, it's gone.
  61. Lapidus sees a light int he distance, it's another boat, they scream to get its attention, the boat starts to turn around and go toward them, it sees them.
  62. Jack says they're going to have to lie, about everything, all of this, every moment since they crashed on the island, that men come to the island to kill them, someone put a plane on the bottom of the ocean, someone wants them to think they're dead, what do they think will happen when they tell people that wasn't their plane on the bottom of the ocean, what do they think will happy to the people they left behind, Kate says they can't pull it off, Jack says he'll do the talking. 
  63. "(Softly) We're gonna have to lie." Jack "What?" Kate "(Normal voice) We're gonna have to lie." Jack "Lie about what?" Sayid "Everything, all of it, every moment since we crashed on the island. Your freighter, those men came to the island to kill us, all of us. You said that our plane was discovered on the bottom of the ocean. Well, someone put it there--someone who wants everyone to think that we're dead. So what do you think is going to happen to us when we tell them that that wasn't our plane? What do you think's gonna happen to the people that we left behind?" Jack "Jack, we can't. We can't pull it off." Kate "Just let me do the talking." Jack
  64. The boat comes upon them, Portuguese men begin to talk, it's called Searcher, Desmond hears them say Ms. Widmore, Penny is there, it's her boat, Desmond and Penny reunite, Desmond asks how she found him, she says after his phone call, she has a tracking station, Desmond tells Penny he loves her, that he'll never leave her again, introduces Penny to everyone, Jack says they have to talk.From Lostpedia 
  65. One Week Later--Membata, Sayid tells Hurley, that's where they're going, sailing 3,000 miles to another island, it's the only way to keep them safe, Jack asks how long it'll take to get there, Frank says 8-9 hours to land if the wind isn't too brutal, Jack says that he hopes he never sees Frank again, Penny gives Aaron to Kate, Desmond asks Jack if he's sure he wants to do this, Desmond says as long as he's got Penny, he'll be fine, Jack says don't let him find them, that he'll see Desmond in another life, brother, Desmond says aye, I guess you will, Jack says let's go home, they take off on the raft--Hurley, Sun, Sayid, Jack, Kate and Aaron.
  66. They arrive to an island, people help them ashore, there is no photo being taken.From Lostpedia 
  67. Jack, listening to The Pixies, driving his car, arrives at HOFFS/DRAWLAR, breaks in with a rock, goes to the casket, looks at Body Release Form, Jeremy Bentham, he opens the casket, Ben shows up, asks if he told him he was off the island, Jack says yes, Ben asks when he spoke to him, about a month ago, and Kate, came to see her too, told him that after they left the island, some very bad things happened, that it was his fault, that he had to come back, Ben says he heard he's been flying, hoping to crash, that it's very dark, Jack asks why he's there, Ben says the island won't let him come alone, that they all have to go back, Jack says he doesn't know where Sayid is, Hurley is insane, Sun blames him for Jin's death, Kate won't even talk to him anymore, Ben says he can help, that this is the way it has to be, that it's the only way, that they have to do it together, all of them, that he has a few ideas, tells Jack all of them have to go back, the casket too.From Lostpedia 
  68. "Perhaps I can help you with that. This is the way it has to be, Jack. It's the only way. You have to do it together, all of you." Ben "How?" Jack "I have a few ideas." Ben [Jack sighs deeply and turns to leave.] "Jack...I said, all of you. We're gonna have to bring him, too." Ben
  69. John Locke is in the coffin. He is Jeremy Bentham.
  70. From Lostpedia 
  1. Did Desmond do 6 months of Explosives training in the Military so that he could dismantle the bomb on the Freighter?
  2. Did Charles Widmore tell Keamy to kill Alex or did Keamy do it on his own?
  3. Why didn't anyone go visit Walt when they got off the island?
  4. Why didn't Hurley tell Walt that his dad died?
  5. How does Daniel Faraday know that something is going to happen to the island?
  6. How does Miles know that Charlotte was born on the island?
  7. Why are there only 6 Orientation videos for the DHARMA Initiative Stations when there are clearly more than 6 Stations? Were some made after the first 6 and their films were made?
  8. Why did the Orientation film begin to rewind? Why did Locke also rewind?
  9. Who is watching the Oceanic 6?
  10. Why does Michael see Christian Shephard? Why does Christian tell him that he can go now?
  11. Why does Sun approach Charles Widmore? What business does she want to do with him?
  12. Why does Ben apologize for making Locke's life so miserable? Does he meant it?
  13. Why does Ben think Jacob wants to punish him?
  14. Where did the frozen donkey wheel come from? Is it from the Black Rock? Who built it?
  15. Why can't the person who turns the frozen donkey wheel come back to the island?
  16. Did the island move when Desmond turned the key?
  17. Did the moving of the island cause a tsunami?
  18. Where did the island go?
  19. How does the island move?
  20. Why does Kate see Claire? Is it a vision, a dream, or the Smoke Monster?
  21. Why does Claire advise Kate not to bring 'him' back?
  22. How could Jack not believe that the island is special after all this time?
  23. How does Ben know that Locke has to be brought back to the island?
  1. Kate slapping Jack. It's about all she's good for.
  2. "I'm fine." Jack "Of course you're fine. You're always fine." Sawyer
  3. "So what's the plan, Sundance?" Sawyer "The plan is we wait till--" Sawyer [They hear what sounds like a zipper zipping. They swing around, pointing their weapons toward the source of the sound, rustling branches. Through the foliage they see Hurley, apparently finishing up some business.] "Hugo?" Sawyer
  4. "Boom." Jin
  5. Locke looking for the Anthuriums at The Orchid Station. Great directions, Ben.
  6. Sayid and Keamy's fight. Sayid is so badass. Keamy is like twice his size and Sayid can roll with him.
  7. "Hey, Walt." Hurley "Hey, Hurley." Walt "You're getting big, Dude." Hurley 
  8. "What the hell they talkin' about in there, anyway?" Sawyer "I don't know. Leader stuff?" Hurley [Sawyer scoffs. He eyes Hurley's wrapper of crackers.] "Where'd you get that?" Sawyer "Came from a box Ben dug up out of the ground. They're good." Hurley 
  9. "Couldn't find the Anthuriums, could you?" Ben "I don't know what they look like." Locke
  10. "Didn't you tell him?" Ben "I tried." Locke
  11. "Lie to them, Jack. If you do it half as well as you lie to yourself, they'll believe you." Locke
  12. "Uh, who told you you could eat those peanuts?" Rose "May--may I eat these peanuts?" Miles "I'm gonna keep my eye on you, shorty." Rose
  13. "Miles, no, uh, uh, I don't think I'm getting across the... direness of the circumstance." Daniel "Oh, no, you're very dire, but I'm still gonna stay." Miles 
  14. "How deep is the station?" Locke "Deep." Ben
  15. I love when Ben gives Locke the VHS tape to watch while he's busy. It's like Locke is a little kid and Ben is the parent, just trying to keep his kid occupied while he gets work done.
  16. "Is this the magic box?" Locke "No, John, it's not." Ben "What is all this stuff for?" Locke "Same thing that all the DHARMA stations are for..silly experiments." Ben "What kind of experiments?" Locke "You know what, John? Why don't you watch this very informative video that will answer some of your questions?...And I'll take care of some business." Ben
  17. "Hey. Uh..was he talking about what I think he was talking about?" Locke "If you mean time-travelling bunnies, then yes." Ben "You do know that he said specifically not to put anything metal in here." Locke 
  18. "He say somethin' to tick you off, Freckles?" Sawyer "Didn't kill that one." Kate "Well, which one did you kill?" Sawyer
  19. "Let's go, Freckles. I've seen enough of this rock." Sawyer
  20. "You just killed everybody on that boat." Locke "So?" Ben 
  21. Sawyer shows complete growth as a character by sacrificing himself to save his friends.
  22. Sayid killing a dude for telling him the time is 8:15.
  23. "I think visiting hours are over, Dude." Hurley "This is not a visit." Sayid
  24. "Did he say "bomb"?" Jack 
  25. "Hello, John. Welcome home." Richard Alpert
  26. "I can't believe he did it." Hurley "Who did what?" Jack "Locke. He moved the island." Hurley "No, he didn't." Jack "Oh, really? 'Cause one minute it was there, and the next it was gone, so...unless we, like, overlooked it, Dude, that's exactly what he did. But, if you've got another explanation, man, I'd love to hear it." Hurley 
  27. "Jack, now I know I'm new to this group and everything, but isn't this the place where everybody starts jumping up and down and hugging each other?" Lapidus 
  28. Desmond and Penny's reunion. Awesomeness.
  29. "Don't let him find you, Desmond. And I'll see you in another life, brother." Jack "Aye. I guess you will." Desmond
  1. We return to the flashforward scene from the end of Through the Looking Glass, "The Rattlesnake in the Mailbox," if you will, and resume where they left off, after Kate drove away from Jack. Turns out she stopped the car, and Jack's beard got some Just for Men in the meantime. The plane that flies over them has also mysteriously disappeared.
  2. It would be really funny if LOST or a fan made a video of Jack saying "We have to go back!" and Kate driving away, only to stop the car, go back and say "We have to go back? We have to go back?" then getting back in her car, driving away, Jack screams again "We have to go back!" and rinse and repeat.
  3. The fact that no one visited Walt after they left the island is really sad.
  4. Every time Locke says "it's not an island," I always think he's going to say something completely crazy after that, like "It's purgatory" or "We're living on a giant turtle shell!"
  5. I still have nightmares about Sun's heart-wrenching screams. Seriously, superb acting by Yunjin Kim.
  6. Upon seeing this the first time, I totally never expected the Penny and Desmond reunion to happen so soon. I don't think anyone did. It was a really great surprise in this episode at the time, though it only made me feel doomed for the end of their story. I expected this to happen toward the end of the series. I also thought that maybe the writers should have left their story at that, instead of stringing Desmond along in Season 5, and most likely Season 6. Unless Desmond makes a surprising comeback and we finally find out why he really is so special, I believe they should have let Desmond and Penny's story end happily, and at the height of the viewer's interest.
  7. I absolutely was not expecting Penny to show up in this episode. After The Constant, I think that was the most anyone expected for a Desmond and Penny reunion for a while, so The Searcher showing up in this episode totally caught me off guard. So glad it did though. I think that scene is probably one of the biggest payoffs in LOST thus far.
  8. I always thought Hurley saying "Checkmate, Mr. Eko" and Mr. Eko not being there was really cheap and so lame. They shouldn't have done it if they weren't going to get the actor for that scene.They should've done it with an actor who could've been there or not done it at all. Considering, we see Charlie when Hurley sees Charlie, it's kind of a cop-out to not have Mr. Eko actually there.
  9. So, Walt is like 25 now? Seriously.
  10. I was really disappointed when Hurley didn't give Walt the money he owed him from losing backgammon.
  11. From Lostpedia: Hurley is seen opening a Fruit Roll-Up with the words "Molly Fisher" on it, where the name of the flavor should be. "Molly Fisher" is the name of a mysterious rock in Kent, Connecticut, near a body of water known as the Hatch pond. It appears to have inscriptions of ruins and hieroglyphs that have yet to be deciphered.
  12. You get it? There's no place like home. There's no place like home. There's no place like home. Parts 1, 2 & 3. Very punny, Darlton.
  13. While Locke is watching the Orientation video for The Orchid, the tape starts to rewind, and if you watch closely, Locke also starts to rewind. It's pretty cool. I remember catching this the first time it aired.
  14. The scene where the rafties discover The Searcher, the light coming toward them, they scream for it, is very reminiscent of the scene in Exodus, Part 2, where the others come upon Michael, Walt, Jin and Sawyer on the raft.
  15. The conversation that Jack and Locke have at The Orchid is very reminiscent, and even references the very same conversation they had in Exodus, Part 2.
  16. Jeremy Bentham was influenced by John Locke and David Hume. That was a big clue that it was John Locke who was in the coffin. 
  17. The scene where Sun tells Michael that she's pregnant is so awkward. I don't know why they had to throw that in there. Michael and Sun did not have an affair. Michael ain't Sun's baby daddy. Enough already.
  18. Jack is an idiot. After everything he's seen on the island, he still says that it's just an island, and even denies the islands disappearance after witnessing it with his own eyes. He's always in denial. He needs to man up and admit that Locke was actually right about what he was saying at The Orchid. Plus, I love the dig by Locke.
  19. This episode really seemed like the series finale, because, since the beginning of the show, most people assumed that they show would end with them getting off the island. However, I think Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse's decision to show us that well-before the ending is a pretty awesome and ballsy move. They show us that they get off the island first, then they show us what happens to them off the island, then how they got off the island. I really appreciate the clever, non-linear story-telling. It makes the story so much more interesting, than say, a show like--cough--HEROES.
  20. The Casimir Effect states that the same matter cannot occupy the same space, e.g. when traveling through time, you cannot come into contact with your former or future self.
  21. Keamy's "life insurance policy" would never get a signal that deep underground, and then send it out to a boat that's miles away. Completely unrealistic, but I'll roll with the punches.
  22. Ben murdering Keamy via about a million stabbings disturbs the hell out of me.
  23. I really don't like the way that they handled the killing off of Michael's character. Harold Perrineau is one of the biggest reasons that I started watching LOST and I believe he deserved a lot more respect than he got, especially after all the hype of Michael's return to the show, only to have him in a few episodes, and then get killed off at the end of the season.
  24. When Ben goes down to the frozen donkey wheel, he falls and cuts his arm on the broken ladder, which is the same cut that is seen in Ben's flashforward in The Shape of Things to Come.
  25. The moving of the island is very similar to the effects of Desmond turning the failsafe key in Live Together, Die Alone.
  26. The visual effects of the island moving are phenomenal.
  27. The white rabbit from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is seen on Aaron's bedroom door.
  28. From Lostpedia: When reversed, the inaudible phone call Kate receives in her dream appears to be "The island needs you, you have to go back before it's too late."
  29. The Oceanic 6 were rescued on Day 108. It's awesome how that worked out.
  30. Jack says "See you in another life, brother" to Desmond as he departs, just as Desmond said to him in Man of Science, Man of Faith.
  31. "The Frozen Donkey Wheel" was a codename used by producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, referring to the secret scene in the Season 4 finale. Secret codenames have been used in every finale of LOST thusfar, however, this episode literally featured a frozen donkey wheel. Although, "The Frozen Donkey Wheel" was used as a deference from the actual surprisingly secret-ending scene of John Locke being revealed as Jeremy Bentham and the man in the coffin.
  32. As not to spoil the viewers for the final scene in this episode, several alternate scenes where shot, one with Sawyer in the coffin as Jeremy Bentham and one with Desmond as well. So glad it wasn't Desmond! Although, John Locke is really the only one that would have made sense and I can't believe I didn't see it sooner. Who else would Jack be so distraught over, leaving Kate baffled about it? It all makes sense now.

During San Diego Comic-Con, in 2007, a video was shown of outtakes from Dr. Edgar Halliwax filming The Orchid Orientation film. If you watch and listen closely, something very interesting seems to happen while filming this Orientation video for the DHARMA Initiative.

Here is the actual Orientation film from The Orchid, shown in this episode. If you watch closely, you can see John Locke literally rewind himself along with the VHS Orientation film involuntarily rewinding itself.
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    4.12 There's No Place Like Home, Part 1

    1. Cockpit of a plane, one Pilot says it's choppy ahead, the co-pilot is holding a rabbit's foot, talks about the cargo, says it's bad mojo, Ms. Decker, say she'll let them know they're landing, she tells Jack, Kate, Aaron, Sun, Hurley and Sayid that they're landing at a Military Facility just West of Honolulu, it's private, their families are already there, there's a lot of press that wants to talk to them, but as far as Oceanic is concerned, they don't have to speak to any reporters, but Jack says they'll talk, that they agreed, that they just want to get it over with, Ms. Decker says that the press is referring to them as the Oceanic 6, that it's not the best branding as far as they're concerned, but it's catchy. From Lostpedia
    2. Jack says that they all know the story, if there's any questions that they don't or can't answer, to keep their mouths shut, that they'll think they're on shock, Sun says that they are in shock.
    3. The plane is landing, US Coast Guard #1717, Hurley is greeted by David and Carmen Reyes, Sun greeted by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paik, Jack is greeted by his mother, Margo Shephard, no one is there for Kate or Sayid, Hurley introduces Sayid to his parents, Kate holds Aaron and stands there alone, looking around. From Lostpedia
    4. Rose says the helicopter flying overhead must've been Sayid and Desmond, Sun wonders why they wouldn't land, Jack says they have to follow them, Sun wonders why they can't call, so Jack asks Dan to call, but not to do anything stupid, they hear the Freighties and Frank, putting the helicopter down, five clicks away from the site, when they land, they're going to deploy to The Orchid, Juliet says she didn't hear Desmond or Sayid, Jack asks Kate to go for a walk, Juliet says Jack shouldn't go, that if his sutures rip, he won't be fine, but Jack says he promised those people they would get off the Island.
    5. Daniel looks through his notebook, he finds information about The Orchid, he tells Charlotte that they're using the secondary protocol, that they have to get off the Island immediately. From Lostpedia
    6. Kate and Jack are catching up, Jack says the chopper must've landed, Jack's surgical wound is bleeding, he says it's just discharge, Kate says that most people who lie can't look you in the eye, Jack does the opposite, they hear someone coming toward them.
    7. Sawyer, Miles and Aaron run into Jack and Kate in the jungle, Sawyer tells them they lost Claire, that she walked off in the middle of the night, they've been looking for a day, they were hoping she went back to the beach, Jack says they're following the chopper, hoping it's Sayid, Sawyer says he hopes it's not Sayid, because the people from the Freighter just blew up half of New Ortherton, just like Locke said they would, Jack says the helicopter is the only way to get off the Island, that he put Sayid and Desmond on that chopper, that it was his call, his responsibility, that he's going after it whether on it or not Sayid and Desmond are on it, Sawyer tells Kate to take care of baby, Sawyer goes with Jack, tells him he doesn't get to die alone.
    8. Ms. Decker leads a press conference, she shows maps of the location of the wreckage, best estimate of crash site, survivors were carried by the ocean's current to an uninhabited island in the lesser Sunda Islands, Membata, on day 103, a typhoon washed up the remnants of an Indonesian fishing boat, including basic supplies, a survival raft, on day 108, the remaining 6 survivors, including Austen's baby, who she gave birth to on island of Membata, used raft to journey to an island called Sumba, came ashore near a village, Manukangga, photo was taken by the local fisherman who found them, once discovered who they were, they were transported to Honolulu by US Coast Guard, has been an extraordinarily trying experience, but they have agreed to answer a few questions, she introduces the survivors of the crash of Oceanic Flight 815. From Lostpedia
    9. A reporter asks Dr. Shephard, what it was like when the plane hit the ocean, how they survived, Jack says it happened fast, he remembers the impact, the plane filling with water, a group of them got to the emergency exit, got out before it went down, the reporter asks if they swam to the island, Jack says they used cushions, life jackets, they were in the water for over a day before the current took them in, by then there were only 8 left, the reporter asks what happened to the other three, Jack says Boone Carlyle, suffered tremendous internal injuries, died a few days after the crash, a woman, Libby didn't make it through the first week, Charlie Pace drowned a few weeks before they were able to leave.
    10. A reporter comments that considering all they've been through, being on an island for over 100 days, they look healthy, Hurley asks if that was directed at him, but the reporter then says Mr. Reyes, was worth more than 150 million dollars before his death, how does it feel to know he'll get it back, but Hurley says he doesn't want it back, says the money was bad luck.
    11. A reporter speaks in Korean, Sun translates, she asked if her husband was one of the people that died on island, Sun hesitates and looks at Jack, then says no, he never made off the plane.
    12. A reporter asks Mr. Jarrah, if he's aware of the situation in Iraq, if he plans to return, but Sayid says that there's nothing for him in Iraq.
    13. A reporter asks Mr. Shephard, now that he's home, what are his plans, Jack says his father died in Sydney, he was bringing him home for the funeral when the plane crashed, even though there's no body, he's like to put him to rest.
    14. A reporter asks Ms. Austen, what like giving birth on island, Kate says it was scary, the reporter asks, her son, Aaron, how old is he, Kate says he's a little over five weeks old, the reporter says that would make her 6 months pregnant when the US Marshal apprehended her in Australia for an outstanding murder warrant, Ms. Dekker says that Ms. Austen's legal issue is off the table.
    15. A reporter asks Mr. Jarrah, given the amazing circumstances of the survival of the Oceanic 6, if it's possible there are any other survivors from the crash that are yet to be discovered, Sayid says absolutely not.
    16. Jack says they did good, Ms. Decker tells Sayid that a woman is outside, says she knows him, but she's not on the list of family members, her name is Noor Abed Jaseem.
    17. Nadia is waiting outside for Sayid, he sees her, he's shocked, blinks to see if he's dreaming, they kiss. From Lostpedia
    18. Sayid takes the zodiac to the island, tells Sun that Desmond is on the freighter, he's going to take people back six at a time, that they have to go right now, before the helicopter gets back to the boat, Juliet asks why they have to go to the boat before the chopper gets back, Sayid says the men on the helicopter have every intention of killing them all, Juliet says that Jack and Kate just went after it.
    19. Hurley asks when they're going to tell him where they're going, Ben says it's a place called The Orchid, a greenhouse, they're going to move the island, Hurley asks how they're going to do it, Ben says very carefully, Hurley says if you could move the island whenever you wanted, why not do it before the people from the freighter got there, Ben says that doing it is both dangerous and unpredictable, that it's a last resort.
    20. Ben stops, gets something that's hidden behind a rock, it's a box, Locke opens it, in the box is crackers, which Hurley takes, a mirror, Ben says the crackers are fifteen years old, and binoculars, Ben uses the mirror to flash Morse Code message to someone on the mountain, he says he's communicating, he gets a message back, says now they can go, Locke asks what he told them, but Ben says it's none of his business. From Lostpedia
    21. Daniel Faraday says that they need to get people off the island, that he can ferry people back and forth, while Sayid goes after Jack, he can get them there safely, and by the time Sayid gets back, he can have most of the people on the boat, Sayid agrees, says he guesses Dan knows the bearing, Dan says he can take the first group of six people, Juliet says that Sun is pregnant and she should go on the zodiac first, Kate arrives and asks Sayid what he's doing there, says Jack thought he was on the helicopter, Sayid says he knows, that he's going after him, Kate says she doesn't know how far ahead he Jack is, but he's with Sawyer, and she left them about an hour ago, she says Jack has a satellite phone, they're headed for the helicopter, that she can track them, Sayid says they should go, Kate gives Aaron to Sun, who asks where Claire is, Kate tells her to get Aaron on the boat, to keep him safe, Jin, Sun and Aaron get on the zodiac, they leave. From Lostpedia
    22. Sun is pregnant, she goes to visit her dad, Mr. Paik, at Paik Heavy Industries, her father is talking to his business associates, asks how something could happen, says whoever did it, used five different banks, the men leave, he tells Sun there's complications with the company, nothing she'd understand, asks about pregnancy, Sun says that he shouldn't pretend to be interested, that they both know he hated her husband, Mr. Paik gets angry and says that she will respect him, Sun says that Oceanic paid a settlement for the crash, that it was very significant, that morning she bought a controlling interest in his company, now he has to respect her, he asks why should would do it, Sun says he ruined her husband's life, because of him he was on that plane, that two people are responsible for his death, and he is one of them, that she's going to have her baby, then they'll discuss plans for the future of the company, our company.
    23. Hurley drives up to his house in his jalopy, has a bag from Mr. Cluck's, calls for his mom and dad, coconut on the floor, he hears whispers, sounds like the whispers from the island, but it's just a surprise party, it's his Birthday, Kate and Aaron are there, Kate says Jack is running late, Sayid and Nadia are there, Sayid is wearing a wedding ring, the party has an island-theme, Hurley says mom doesn't get it, a DJ is playing music, there's a Geronimo Jackson record, kids wearing jerseys with the numbers 42 and 23, dad wants to show Hurley his present, he fixed the car, the Camaro, worked on it as a memorial to him, gives him a rabbit foot keychain, the numbers 4815162342 are on the odometer, Hurley freaks out, says he doesn't want it, and he runs away.
      From Lostpedia
    24. Hurley says if they actually move the island, the dudes with guns will still be on it, says it's a problem, Ben says that he's working on it, but Hurley asks about him, says that he still wants to get off it, Locke says that it's a little late for that.
    25. Ben uses the binoculars, says they're at The Orchid, says Charles Widmore knows about The Orchid, that they need what's inside, Locke says Ben said he didn't know why Widmore was trying to find the island, Ben says he wasn't being entirely truthful, shows Locke that Widmore's men are already there.
    26. The zodiac gets to the Freighter, Desmond sees Sun and Aaron, but no Claire, Dan tells Desmond that Sayid went after Jack, he heads back for next group.
    27. Michael says the engine fixed, sends Desmond to tell Hendricks to try it, Sun and Jin discover that Michael is on the Freighter, Desmond goes to Hendricks, says the engine should be working, to take them to the Island, but stay on the bearing of 305, but Hendricks says there's RF interference with the fathometer, he can't see the reef, Desmond says that not possible because the radio room is down, Hendricks says that something on the boat is broadcasting, that he can't get closer than five miles off the coast.
    28. Jack tells Sawyer that Juliet took out his appendix, they get to the helicopter, find Frank Lapidus, says he's the one who dropped the satellite phone, so they could find him and he could fly them out of there, that they have to get off the island, the boat is the safest place to be, men from the freighter went to the greenhouse, to find Benjamin Linus, and they're going to do nothing good with people that are with him, Sawyer says that Huge is with Ben.
    29. Jack speaking, Christian Shephard's funeral, he says that ten months ago he wrote what he was going to say at his father's funeral on the back of a cocktail napkin in the Sydney Airport, that he would've hated it, he hated eulogies, that he's saying it not for his father, but for him, he says bye to his dad, that he loved him, that he misses him. Kate, Aaron, Hurley, Sayid and Nadia are there. From Lostpedia
    30. "About ten months ago, I wrote what I wanted to say at my father's funeral on the back of a cocktail napkin at the Sydney airport. I don't remember what I wrote, but whatever it was... he would've hated it. [Chuckles] [laughter] My father couldn't stand eulogies. "The only good thing about a wake is the free booze", he'd say. [Scattered laughter] Not much of a wake because I won't even be able to bury him. So... What I wanna say is not for my father. It's for me. Good-bye, dad. I loved you. I miss you." Jack
    31. Jack is saying goodbye to people at the door, his mom says she'll see him back at the house, that he loves him, Kate is there with Aaron, says he did well, Jack says that he had a lot of practice.
    32. A woman approaches Jack, asks to have a word with him, says that she's sorry for his loss, that she knew his father, that she's the reason he was in Australia when he died, she was in the hospital, she never saw him, he came to see his daughter, her daughter, Jack says he didn't have a daughter, but the woman says that the strange thing about it is that her daughter was on his plane too, they were in the air for six hours, probably just a few rows apart and they never knew, she was one of the ones who died when they hit the water, that her name was Claire, says she didn't mean to burden him, she says the he needed to know, she's sorry for his loss, she tells Kate that her son is beautiful, Kate thanks her. From Lostpedia
    33. "I believe I'm the reason he was in Australia when he died." Carole "I'm sorry. I don't understand. Why would he have come to see you?" Jack "Oh, he... he didn't come to see me. I was still in the hospital. I never saw him. He came to see his daughter. My daughter, Mr. Shephard." Carole "My father didn't have a daughter--" Jack "Yes. He did. If you don't believe me, check his phone records. Would you like to know the--the strangest thing about all this, Mr. Shephard? My daughter was on your plane, too. She was on flight 8-1-5. (Crying) You were in the air for six hours, probably just a few rows from her and you never even knew she was your sister. (Sighs deeply) she was one of the ones who died when your plane hit the water. (Sighs) Her name was... Claire. (Sniffs) I didn't mean to burden you with this, but... you needed to know. I'm... sorry for your loss." Carole
    34. Sun asks Michael how he got back to New York, Michael says that Walt and him took the boat, followed the bearing, after a couple of days, they came to an Island, he sold the boat, hopped a cargo ferry back to the states, didn't tell anyone who they were, Sun asks if he works for Ben, but Michael says that he doesn't' work for Ben, that he's trying to help them, trying to make up for what he did.
    35. Desmond needs Michael, they all go, Jin tells Sun to leave,  a room is filled with C4 explosives.
    36. Kate says the tracks are not Jack or Sawyer, that someone is doubling back, Sayid yells for them to come out, it's Richard, he says to drop the guns, others show up with guns, Kate and Sayid surrender. From Lostpedia
    37. Locke sees two of the men from the freighter, but not the one who killed Alex, Ben says he's there, gives Locke his baton, tells him to listen carefully, there's no time to repeat, says to go into the greenhouse, turn left, go twenty paces, patch of Anthuriums on the left, alcove on the North wall, face the wall, reach down with left hand, there's a switch that actives the elevator, takes you down to the actual Orchid station, Ben says he'll take care of the men, that he always has a plan, he leaves.
    38. "Listen to me very carefully, John, because I'm not gonna have time to repeat this. You're gonna go into that greenhouse through that hole there. Once inside, you're gonna turn left. Go about 20 paces until you see a patch of Anthuriums on your left. They're in an alcove against the north wall. Face the wall, reach down with your left hand. You'll find a switch that activates the elevator. The elevator takes you down to the actual Orchid station." Ben
    39. Everyone is in different places of the island, Ben surrenders, Keamy points a gun at him, then knocks him out.
    40. "My name is Benjamin Linus. I believe you're looking for me." Ben
      From Lostpedia
    1. Does Juliet really not know anything about The Orchid?
    2. How does Daniel Faraday know about the secondary protocol and The Orchid?
    3. Why does Faraday seem to know why they have to get off the island?
    4. Where is Kate's dad when the plane lands and their families are there? What happened to him?
    5. Does the press and media actually believe that Aaron is Kate's baby?
    6. What does Sun plan to do with her father, Mr. Paik's company?
    7. What did Ben say to the others with the mirror?
    8. What happened there fifteen years ago that there is a box with crackers, a mirror and binoculars? Was that before Ben joined the DHARMA Initiative?
    9. What are Sun's plans with her father's company?
    10. Did the rest of the Oceanic 6 help Sun buy a controlling interest in her father's company?
    11. When did Carole Littleton get out of her coma?
    12. Why are the others dressed up in their ratty clothing again?
    13. What does Ben expect Locke to do when he gets inside The Orchid?
    1. The reunion of the Oceanic 6 with their families.
    2. "You know when most people are lying and they can't look you in the eye? You do the exact opposite." Kate
    3. "Hey, long time no see." Miles
    4. "Well, you better hope it ain't Sayid, 'cause if he's with those animals that just blew up half of New Otherton, you do not wanna tussle with 'em." Sawyer
    5. "What, they tried to kill you?" Kate "Just like Locke said they would." Sawyer
    6. "That son of a bitch is stubborn. [Gun cocks, yells to Jack.] Hold up! You don't get to die alone!" Sawyer
    7. "Can somebody translate that?" Male Reporter
    8. When Sayid reunites with Nadia.
    9. "We're going to move the island." Ben "Right. And how are we gonna do that?" Hurley "Very carefully." Ben
    10. "(To Hurley) You know, those are 15 years old." Ben
    11. "Oceanic paid us our settlement for the crash. It was very significant. This morning, I bought a controlling interest in your company. So you will now respect me." Sun
    12. "I am going to have my baby. And then we shall discuss the plans for the future of the company. Our company." Sun
    13. "Jesus Christ is not a weapon. Okay. Enjoy your party." Carmen Reyes
    14. "Interesting choice of theme." Sayid "Yeah, my mom... really doesn't get it, Dude." Hurley
    15. "Hey! How's everybody doing? What are you talking about? Building a fire or huntin' boars?" David Reyes
    16. "Is this some kind of joke?" Hurley "What are you talking about?" David "4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42. Did you do this?" Hurley "Do what?" David "Those are the numbers! Right there! The numbers I won the lottery with!" Hurley "Wow. What--what a coincidence." David "No. No, not a coincidence." Hurley
    17. "I wasn't being entirely truthful." Ben
    18. "Cut yourself shavin'?" Sawyer "Juliet took out my appendix a couple of days ago." Jack "You're kiddin' me." Sawyer "Nope." Jack "Well, what else did I miss?" Sawyer 
    19. "You know this yahoo?" Sawyer "Yahoo? This yahoo dropped that phone on you guys so you could find me and I could fly you outta here. So why don't you do me a favor...See if you can find something to get me outta these things." Frank "You heard the man." Jack "Well, all right. Can I get you boys a nice, cold glass of lemonade while I'm back there?" Sawyer 
    20. "Hugo's with Ben." Sawyer "(Sighs) Son of a bitch." Jack 
    21. "How many times do I have to tell you, John? I always have a plan." Ben
    1. The reunion is such an iconic scene that we've all been waiting for since Season 1, and the antithesis of the beginning of the Series, just one that we probably all thought would happen at the very end, not in Season 4. 
    2. I totally knew who Jack's mom, Margo Shephard, was. She was in White Rabbit.
    3. Kate looks around when they get off the plane because she's wondering if someone is there to arrested her.
    4. Karen Decker was Admiral Cain from Battlestar Galactica. Nice!
    5. The plane lands in Hawaii, where they actually film the show.
    6. Jack can never have Locke be right about anything, can he?
    7. Uh, Kate, I don't know if you've noticed, but Jack and Sawyer are always fighting eachother. Mostly over you. You're part of the problem.
    8. There is so much information in the Oceanic press conference scene. 
    9. Membata is Indonesian for ambivalent.
    10. I find it hard to believe that anyone buys that Kate was six months pregnant before she got on the plane.
    11. When Sun translate the Korean-speaking reporters question, her parents give her a weird look, this is because they do no know that she can speak English. However, she can kind of just pass that off as living on an island for over 100 days with people who are constantly speaking English.
    12. The whole story of the Oceanic 6 makes no sense.
    13. Naveen Andrews' acting in the scene where he sees Nadia is just outstanding. He blinks his eyes as if he wants to see if he's dreaming or not, and he's too much in shock to even kiss her. That's real. It's not a love-story happy-ending reunion that most television shows and movies have. If that really happened, anyone would be too much in shock to even do anything.
    14. You can't fool me, I knew exactly who Noor Abed Jaseem was.
    15. Sawyer refers to the barracks as New Otherton, which is Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse's nickname for the barracks.
    16. From Lostpedia: Hurley's birthday party scene contained the following "Easter eggs": 4 palm trees on the lanai, 8 helium balloons tied by the pool, 15 presents on the lanai table, 16 party hats worn by background individuals, 23 & 42 were the Numbers on the jerseys worn on the 2 boys crossing over the pool right after the DJ was shown.
    17. When Hurley's dad, David Reyes, mentions hunting boar on the island, Sayid and Nadia look at eachother as if he knows something in which he shouldn't. This indicates that Hurley has told his dad about the Island, but also that Sayid has told Nadia about the Island, which could mean that he told her everything, and may be why she ultimately died. 
    18. Sun is so badass when she goes to stick it to her father. I wish she was like that all the time.
    19. Frank says that the boat is the safest place to be. Wrong.
    20. Jack says that he had a lot of practice with funerals, obviously he means all of the people that died on the island.
    21. Jack finding out that Claire is his sister is much like Luke finding out that Leia is his sister in Star Wars.
    22. Of course Kate's son is beautiful, Carole Littleton, because he's Claire's son, your grandson!