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}} '''Adam and Eve''' is the [[nickname]] that [[Locke]] gave two skeletons discovered in 2004 by [[Jack]] and [[Kate]] in the [[the Caves|caves]]. {{crossref|1x06}} On these bodies, Jack found a small bag containing two stones, [[black and white|one black and one white]]. Later, in 2007, when [[Hurley]] and Jack revisited the caves where the skeletons lay, Hurley theorized that the skeletons might belong to two of the survivors of [[Oceanic Flight 815]] as a result of time travel. {{crossref|6x05}}
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'''Adam and Eve''' are the [[nickname|nicknames]] given by [[Locke]] to the skeletons of [[the Man in Black]] and his adoptive [[mother]] when he, [[Kate]] and [[Jack]] discovered them in [[2004]]. {{crossref|1x06}} The bodies were laid to rest by [[Jacob]] in the [[Caves]] millennia before the [[Crash of Oceanic Flight 815|crash]] of [[Flight 815]] after the Mother was stabbed and the Man in Black was transformed into the smoke monster. {{crossref|6x15}}
In fact, the skeletons are the remains of the [[Man in Black]]'s human form and his mother, both of whom had been laid to rest in the caves by [[Jacob]]. {{crossref|6x15}}
 
 
 
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== Facts ==
 
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* Jack first discovered the caves in {{ep|1x05}}, but Adam and Eve weren't seen until {{ep|1x06}}, when he and Kate stumbled upon them after escaping from a swarm of bees.
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* [[Locke]] gave the skeletons their nicknames, taken from Adam and Eve of the [[Bible]]. However, given the mother-son relationship between them, a more apt analogy would be Eve and Cain.
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* Jack neglected to mention the stones when Locke asked what had been discovered. (''see also: [[Black and white]]'')
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* The skeletons' identities were revealed in episode {{ep|6x15}}, 111 episodes after their first appearance in {{ep|1x06}}.
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== Characters' theories ==
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* Jack guessed that the bodies must have been dead 40-50 years based on the deterioration of their clothing. {{crossref|1x06}} However, upon discovering the remains of a [[Goldie|Nigerian smuggler]], Locke told [[Boone]] that normal clothing would decompose within 2 years and that the high quality polyester on the smuggler's body would take 2-10 years to get to its current condition. {{crossref|1x19}}
==Facts==
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* In 2007, when [[Hurley]] and Jack revisited the caves, Hurley theorized that the skeletons might belong to two of the survivors of [[Oceanic Flight 815]] as a result of [[time travel]]. {{crossref|6x05}}
* Jack first discovered the caves in {{ep|1x05}}, but did not find Adam and Eve at that time.
 
* The skeletons were not discovered until the episode {{ep|1x06}}, when Jack and Kate stumbled upon them after escaping from a swarm of bees.
 
* They were last seen in the episode {{ep|6x15}}, when Jacob laid them to rest in flashbacks, 111 episodes after their first appearance in {{ep|1x06}}.
 
[[File:Aande_stones.jpg|thumb|left|200px|The stones found on the bodies.]]
 
* Jack explained in {{ep|1x06}} that one skeleton was that of a woman and the other was that of a man.
 
* Jack said in {{ep|1x06}} that the bodies must have been dead 40-50 years based on the deterioration of their clothing. However, upon discovering the remains of a [[Goldie|Nigerian smuggler]] in {{ep|1x19}}, Locke told [[Boone]] that normal clothing would decompose within 2 years and that the high quality polyester on the smuggler's body would take 2-10 years to get to its current condition.
 
* As revealed in {{ep|6x15}} the bodies are actually almost 2,000 years old.
 
* Adam and Eve were carrying one black and one white stone. Jack took these stones and neglected to mention them when Locke asked what had been discovered. (''see also: [[black and white]]'')
 
* The [[religions and ideologies|religious]] nicknames are taken from Adam and Eve of the [[Bible]].
 
* The skeletons were separated in their first appearance in {{ep|1x06}}, but were shown placed side-by-side three years later in their second appearance in {{ep|6x05}}. In {{ep|6x15}}, we see Jacob placing the bodies side by side, which ties in with {{ep|6x05}} but still remains a considerable continuity error to {{ep|1x06}}.
 
   
 
==Interview testimony==
 
==Interview testimony==
* In a January 2007 [http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20010504,00.html EW.com interview] with [[Jeff Jensen]], [[Damon Lindelof]] and [[Carlton Cuse]] answered the fan question, "What is the meaning or significance of the two skeletons that [[Jack]] and [[Kate]] found in the cave of Season 1?" (''article contains potential spoilers'')
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* In a January 2007 [http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20010504,00.html EW.com interview] with [[Jeff Jensen]], [[Damon Lindelof]] and [[Carlton Cuse]] answered the question, "What is the meaning or significance of the two skeletons that [[Jack]] and [[Kate]] found in the cave of Season 1?"
* In a March 2008 [http://www.ugo.com/tv/lost/?cur=darlton Underground Online article], the producers talked about how the skeletons might give insight into the nature of the show and evidence that certain elements were planned early on. (''article contains potential spoilers'')
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* In a March 2008 [http://www.ugo.com/tv/lost/?cur=darlton Underground Online article], the producers talked about how the skeletons might give insight into the nature of the show and evidence that certain elements were planned early on.
 
* In a March 2009 [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQlM9tIuXsA Sky1 interview], the producers confirmed that Adam and Eve are not the actual biblical figures, and are "not [[Vincent|the dog]] either."
 
* In a March 2009 [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQlM9tIuXsA Sky1 interview], the producers confirmed that Adam and Eve are not the actual biblical figures, and are "not [[Vincent|the dog]] either."
* In January 2010, after Barack Obama and his administration moved their State of the Union Address away from February 2 to avoid a conflict with the premiere of ''Lost'''s final season, Damon and Carlton said that Obama could ask a question about any unresolved mystery and they would answer it. According to the White House's ABC correspondant Jake Tapper, Obama allegedly asked the identity of Adam and Eve, to which Carlton replied "Good question! Have POTUS call us!"[http://lostmediamentions.blogspot.com/2010/01/president-obama-submits-question.html]
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* In January 2010, after Barack Obama and his administration moved their State of the Union Address away from February 2 to avoid a conflict with the premiere of ''Lost'''s final season, Damon and Carlton said that Obama could ask a question about any unresolved mystery and they would answer it. Over Twitter the White House's ABC correspondent, Jake Tapper, claimed that Obama had asked the identity of Adam and Eve. In reply (also over Twitter) Carlton said, "Good question! Have [[Wikipedia:POTUS|POTUS]] call us!" [http://lostmediamentions.blogspot.com/2010/01/president-obama-submits-question.html]
 
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 01:10, December 11, 2018

Adam and Eve are the nicknames given by Locke to the skeletons of the Man in Black and his adoptive mother when he, Kate and Jack discovered them in 2004. ("House of the Rising Sun") The bodies were laid to rest by Jacob in the Caves millennia before the crash of Flight 815 after the Mother was stabbed and the Man in Black was transformed into the smoke monster. ("Across the Sea")

Facts Edit

  • Jack first discovered the caves in "White Rabbit", but Adam and Eve weren't seen until "House of the Rising Sun", when he and Kate stumbled upon them after escaping from a swarm of bees.
  • Locke gave the skeletons their nicknames, taken from Adam and Eve of the Bible. However, given the mother-son relationship between them, a more apt analogy would be Eve and Cain.
  • Jack neglected to mention the stones when Locke asked what had been discovered. (see also: Black and white)
  • The skeletons' identities were revealed in episode "Across the Sea", 111 episodes after their first appearance in "House of the Rising Sun".
Aande stones
The stones found on the bodies.


Characters' theories Edit

  • Jack guessed that the bodies must have been dead 40-50 years based on the deterioration of their clothing. ("House of the Rising Sun") However, upon discovering the remains of a Nigerian smuggler, Locke told Boone that normal clothing would decompose within 2 years and that the high quality polyester on the smuggler's body would take 2-10 years to get to its current condition. ("Deus Ex Machina")
  • In 2007, when Hurley and Jack revisited the caves, Hurley theorized that the skeletons might belong to two of the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 as a result of time travel. ("Lighthouse")

Interview testimonyEdit

  • In a January 2007 EW.com interview with Jeff Jensen, Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse answered the question, "What is the meaning or significance of the two skeletons that Jack and Kate found in the cave of Season 1?"
  • In a March 2008 Underground Online article, the producers talked about how the skeletons might give insight into the nature of the show and evidence that certain elements were planned early on.
  • In a March 2009 Sky1 interview, the producers confirmed that Adam and Eve are not the actual biblical figures, and are "not the dog either."
  • In January 2010, after Barack Obama and his administration moved their State of the Union Address away from February 2 to avoid a conflict with the premiere of Lost's final season, Damon and Carlton said that Obama could ask a question about any unresolved mystery and they would answer it. Over Twitter the White House's ABC correspondent, Jake Tapper, claimed that Obama had asked the identity of Adam and Eve. In reply (also over Twitter) Carlton said, "Good question! Have POTUS call us!" [1]
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