LOST Rewatch: Recon

The episode begins with Sawyer making Jin some tea. Then Smokey and his group return. Kate asks Claire about the thing in the crib, and she says it was all she had. When Cindi asks Smokey what happened to the people who stayed behind at the temple, he says that the black smoke killed them. [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: What Kate Does

The episode begins with the fact that Sayid died and now is alive. Sawyer sarcastically comments on the fact that Sayid gets another chance, being an Iraqi torturer who shoots children. Left unspoken is the fact that Juliette did not live. The Japanese-speaking man Dogen tortures Sayid as a test, “to be sure,” but he [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Whatever Happened, Happened

Jin finds Ben, who had been shot, and brings him back. Juliette operates, but she says Ben needs a real surgeon. Hurley looks at his hand expecting to disappear like Back to the Future, because little Ben is dying and so big Ben can never have brought the, back to the island. Miles says that [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Eggtown

This episode begins with Locke making breakfast and then bringing it to Ben, together with a book. He says he has already read it, but Locke says that he might catch something he missed when reading a second time. That is an interesting analogy to the need to watch LOST a second time. Ben tries [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Left Behind

In a flashback, Kate helps Cassidy avoid having the police called when she tries to scam someone at a gas station. Kate is calling herself Lucy. When asked why she chose that name, Kate mentions it being a saint’s name, and having learned them all in Sunday school. It is interesting that Kate justifies having [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: What Kate Did

The episode starts with the contrast between Sun and Jin’s bliss being reunited, and Sayid digging a grave. Sawyer tells Jack that he loves Kate. Later, Kate kisses Jack. While Kate is picking fruit in the jungle, she sees a black horse. In a flashback, we see a man come home drunk. Kate helps him [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Born to Run

This last episode before the three-part season finale starts with a flashback of a blond woman changing her license plate, using a large stash of them that she has in her trunk, and then taking a shower, rinsing dye from her hair. We discover it is Kate, and that she has used other names. We [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues

The episode features a hunt for Ethan (and his captives Claire and Charlie), with flashbacks of Jack having to deal with his father as a surgeon who drinks. Jack covers for him at first, but eventually (after learning that the woman who died as a result of his father being incapacitated was pregnant) tells the [Read More...]

LOST Rewatch: Pilot

I have finally started rewatching LOST. There are lots of scenes which I have had in mind throughout the series, such as the iconic one with John Locke talking about backgammon, the strange thing that moves in the forest, the hearing of the message in French that had been repeating for more than 16 years, [Read More...]

For Unto Us A Son Is Born

The announcement was recently made that princess Kate has given birth to a son. Those interested in the study and interpretation of the Bible ought to follow such things, not out of generic media or cultural interest, but because many of us, living as we are in societies which do not have a monarchy, can [Read More...]


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