LOST Rewatch: The End

Rewatching LOST from the beginning has been an interesting experience. We have to go back – to the island, to stories that we knew. They are never the same on a second experience. Reaching the end, part of me wants to find a way to watch the stories in chronological order – to start with [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: What They Died For

This penultimate episode begins, as the first episode of the first season of LOST did, with Jack’s eye opening. This is in the afterlife, and Jack notices bleeding in his neck and seems puzzled by it, just as he did in the first episode of this season. He gets a call that Oceanic has found [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Ab Aeterno

The episode begins with Jacob’s visit to Ilana in the hospital. The continuation shows Jacob asking her to protect the six remaining candidates. She asks what she should do after bringing them to the temple, what she should do next, and he tells her to ask Ricardus. On the island, Richard says that he has [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Lighthouse

The episode begins with Jack in the afterlife world, at home, looking puzzledly at a scar from when he had is appendix out. He asks his mother about it, and she says he had it out when he was 6 or 7 years old. He then runs to pick up his son David from school, [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: The Substitute

The episode begins with John Locke getting home in a van that is designed to accomodate his wheelchair. He falls and then the sprinklers go off. Helen comes out and we learn that they are together and soon to be married. She suggests that it might be destiny that he met a spinal surgeon at [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: The Incident

ΘΕΟΙ ΤΟΣΑ ΔΟΙΕΝ ΟΣΑ ΦΡΕΣΙ ΣΗΣΙ ΜΕΝΟΙΝΑΣ ΘΕΟΙ ΔΕ ΤΟΙ ΟΛΒΙΑ ΔΟΙΕΝ ΘΑΝΟΝΤΕΣ ΜΟΝΟΙ ΤΟ ΤΟΥ ΠΟΛΕΜΟΥ ΤΕΛΟΣ ΕΩΡΑΚΑΣΙ The words above appear on a tapestry, which is still being made by Jacob at the start of this episode, but which we see in finished form later on. The first two lines express a desire [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Follow the Leader

The title of this episode is interesting, since the phrase refers to a game. Locke (in fact, the smoke monster) has taken over as leader of the others in the present day. He also wants to eliminate Jacob as leader. And the title also highlights the risks of creating a role of authoritarian leadership that [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: The Man Behind the Curtain

This episode has Ben claiming that he is the last person to have been born on the island, and the only one who has seen Jacob, the man to whom he answers. Ben says that Jacob is not a man you go and see – he is a man who summons you. Locke thinks Ben [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Not in Portland

In a flashback, we see Juliette trying to help her sister, Rachel. They live in Miami, but initially we think they are on the island, since she passes Ethan Frome in a hallway. Juliette has been stealing some kind of experimental drug. Her ex-husband, Edmund Burke, runs the research hospital where Juliette also works. He [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: I Do

Jack tells Ben how severe his tumor is, but indicates that he doesn’t plan to operate, since he doesn’t see any reason to trust them to let him go afterwards. Juliette brings Kate to see Jack. Kate asks Jack to do the operation, saying that otherwise they will kill Sawyer. Jack is unconvinced that the [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: The Cost of Living

The episide begins with a flashback of Eko’s childhood. He breaks into a locked storeroom. Eko is told by a nun that he is a sinner, but Eko protests that Yemi was hungry. Then, on the island, Eko sees Yemi, who tells him that it is time to confess, to be judged. In flashbacks, we [Read More...]


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