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Week 52, 2007

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Week 51, 2007

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Week 50, 2007

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Week 49, 2007

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Week 48, 2007

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Week 47, 2007

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Week 46, 2007

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Week 45, 2007

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The Pearl is DHARMA Initiative station number 5, discovered by Locke and Mr. Eko in "?." The task of the station, according to its orientation video, was to monitor other stations, including The Swan & The Flame via a Remote Viewing system, in a psychological experiment.

However, the work the Pearl staff were conducting was in fact useless, as notebooks in which observations were made ended up in a dump, after being sent through the designated pneumatic tube. It seems the Pearl personnel themselves and not the Swan's inhabitants were the actual subjects of the experiment (Read More...)

Week 44, 2007

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Week 43, 2007

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Week 42, 2007

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Week 41, 2007

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Week 40, 2007

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Week 39, 2007

Mr Friendly dies

The death of Tom in "Through the Looking Glass, Part 1" drew the close to a great storyline that lasted more then 2 seasons. Being one of the first Others seen by the Losties Tom played an important role in the development of the Lost we watch and know today. From the day he kidnapped Walt from the raft, to the day he played football with Jack, to the day he was shot by Sawyer, Tom never ceased to leave us wondering. While he started out as the villain Tom quickly became one of the most liked Others on the show. His willingness to help the Others with their sometimes immoral acts contrasted his down to earth easy going attitude we see during Season 3. With his death in the finale it is possible we may never learn a lot of things about him or who he was but never the less Tom was always one of the key players among the Others and will be remembered by both Others and fans alike. (Read More)

Week 38, 2007

Mr Friendly dies

The death of Tom in "Through the Looking Glass, Part 1" drew the close to a great storyline that lasted more then 2 seasons. Being one of the first Others seen by the Losties Tom played an important role in the development of the Lost we watch and know today. From the day he kidnapped Walt from the raft, to the day he played football with Jack, to the day he was shot by Sawyer, Tom never ceased to leave us wondering. While he started out as the villain Tom quickly became one of the most liked Others on the show. His willingness to help the Others with their sometimes immoral acts contrasted his down to earth easy going attitude we see during Season 3. With his death in the finale it is possible we may never learn a lot of things about him or who he was but never the less Tom was always one of the key players among the Others and will be remembered by both Others and fans alike. (Read More)

Week 37, 2007

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It was Season 3, Episode 5, "The Cost of Living" when we first saw the face of a man who wore an eyepatch, a face that would leave us wondering and guessing for months. It was not until 6 episodes later that we finally learned who Mikhail Bakunin was. He quickly became one of the most hated or loved Others depending on how you looked at it. Mikhail was Soviet soldier who lived in the Flame, stationed there to manage communications with the outside world. After being shocked by a sonic fence, beaten up by Locke and shot with a spear gun Mikhail finally perished in "Through the Looking Glass, Part 1" when he detonated a grenade outside the Looking Glass station. Although his role was short his position among the Others stands clear as a man with not only high pain tolerance. (Read More)

Week 36, 2007

Island

What is the one Lost mystery in your opinion that you're dying to know the answer to? For many the answer will involve The Island, the place where the majority of the questions come from? What is so special about it? How did a group of passengers survive a mid-air break-up with barely a scratch on them? What is its significance to the Others and the DHARMA Initiative? Why is it apparently geologically unique, with electromagnetic fluctuations, healing properties, and lest we forget the formidable and deadly smoke monster roaming the jungle! Lostpedia attempts to make sense out of the information given, providing you with all the facts about this peculiar land. (Read More)

Week 35, 2007

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Goodwin was a member of the Others who infiltrated the tail section group of survivors after the crash. His name was key to the mystery surrounding the Tailies until flashbacks revealed his origin and betrayal. After aiding in the kidnapping of many survivors, Goodwin was killed by Ana-Lucia, his body later found by Eko and Jin. With the Season 3 revelation that he had a relationship with Juliet, is there more to Goodwin than we first thought? (Read More)

Week 34, 2007

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Like many television shows, Lost is prone to be critiqued by its fans and newspaper columnists alike. The Criticism of Lost article makes sense of some of their main arguments, including controversies such as Nikki and Paulo, as well as general frustrations like the poor scheduling during both Season 2 and Season 3, and of course the excruciating lack of answers and resolution to the plot. (Read More)

Week 33, 2007

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Boone Carlyle was a middle section survivor of Oceanic Flight 815 and was Shannon's stepbrother. He attempted to assume a semi-leadership role with the survivors but failed due to being rash and young, though he became Locke's apprentice when the two formed a close bond. Boone survived on the Island for 41 days before he died of injuries sustained in a fall whilst he tried to contact 'rescuers' from the drug smugglers' plane. According to Locke, Boone was a sacrifice the Island demanded. (Read More)

Week 32, 2007

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On September 22, 2004, a plane breaks apart in mid-air, scattering survivors on a remote island somewhere in the South Pacific. A few dozen of these survivors, after the initial shock passes, attempt to set up a camp, and figure out where they are, but are disturbed by loud roaring noises and crashing trees emanating from the nearby jungle. Season 1 set the precedent for future seasons of Lost and was the beginning of the enormous multimedia world that has formed around the show. What we would have done without Season 1? Setting off most of the mysterious we still struggle to understand today, such as the monster, the hatches, Black Rock, the Others among much much more. (Read More)

Week 31, 2007

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The Season 3 finale, "Through the Looking Glass, Part 1" has left the casual and dedicated viewer alike, looking for answers and likely scratching their heads for most of the 8 month hiatus we are now forced to endure. What is being acclaimed as the episode that brought back Lost to some of it's former glory, the 2 hour episode had a bit of everything; violence, romance and of course more mystery. Events come to a head as the Others engage the survivors at the beach. Meanwhile, Jack relentlessly leads the group on toward rescue, whilst Charlie struggles to finish his mission at the underwater station. This episode was also the first to use a "flashforward" technique replacing the customary "flashback" technique seen through the first 3 seasons of Lost. For a look back at the episode that had it all, (Read More)

Week 30, 2007

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Drop 42 characters on a deserted island with little hope of rescue and limited resources, and you've got a recipe for conflict. Throw in a few love triangles and a box of guns, and you can count on some deep seated feuds. From rivalries that have been there from the beginning, such as those between Jack and Sawyer or Sayid and Locke to the rivalries that have been long resolved, and even some really recent rivalries, Lostpedia has them. Take a look at some of the rivalries on Lost, some that are incredibly potent, and some that are, well, out there. (Read More)

Week 29, 2007

Locke Hunter

John Locke has been among Lost's most intriguing characters since it first aired. Since his introduction early in Season 1 and the reveal in "Walkabout" that he was in the wheelchair before the crash there have always been questions about Locke and his motives. There has never however been any doubt of the importance of his character into the overarching Lost storyline. Throughout the first two seasons it was shown how antithetical to Jack Shephard he was as the two fought over control of the survivors. His recent crusade to destroy and ruin all chances of getting off the island, and his newly found friend/foe Benjamin Linus, have added to the mystery of who's side he's on and what his purposes really are. With Locke's action at the end of "Through the Looking Glass, Part 1" it will remain an ever pressing question as we wait out the long break between the seasons. (Read More)

Week 28, 2007

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The Flame was one of the DHARMA Initiative's on-island stations. Inhabited by Mikhail Bakunin and Bea Klugh, Sayid, Kate, Locke, and Rousseau found the station on Day 79. Originally intended for the purpose of communications with the outside world, the Flame served several additional purposes, such as initiating pallet drops and working with the sonar system. The station was destroyed by C-4 explosives, presumably after Locke reported an "incursion by The Hostiles." Learn more about possible purposes and mythology of this station. (Read More)

Week 27, 2007

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Charlie Hieronymus Pace was one of the original survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. Before the crash, Charlie was the bassist and main songwriter for the rock band Driveshaft. However when Flight 815 crashed, Charlie was snorting heroin in one of the plane's bathrooms. Charlie's drug addiction and crippling self-doubt were the biggest obstacles he had to face in his life and during his time on the island. Like many of his fellow Losties, the crash provided Charlie with a fresh start. Charlie's new life began when he formed a relationship with Claire Littleton and her son Aaron soon after the crash. However after avoiding deaths foreseen by Desmond several times, Charlie finally died a heroic death when he willingly drowned in order to save his fellow survivors. (Read More)

Week 26, 2007

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There are many literary techniques employed on Lost, with one of the most notable its use of symbolism. From the Halliburton case to Charlie's piano, Lostpedia lists a number of specific examples where objects and actions have reflected a character's thought processes and motivations. With a deep mythology to Lost, fans equally expect a deep level of writing, and subtle symbolism can speak volumes when juxtaposed with flashback experiences. (Read More)

Week 25, 2007

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The Hanso Foundation is the company that funded the DHARMA Initiative. Started by the philanthropist Alvar Hanso, the Foundation publicly researched a variety of different fields. However, in secrecy, it was involved in corrupt and illegal practices, such as organ harvesting and virus distribution in Sri Lanka. With connections to Widmore, Paik Heavy Industries, and heavy ties to the Island itself, how far does the rabbit hole really go in the Lost mythology, and will we learn more about the Hanso Group on the main show? (Read More)

Week 24, 2007

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The Radio Tower was one of Lost's many intriguing mysteries since its initial mention early in season one. It played a role in the overarching Lost storyline, until being explored further in the Lost Experience, when its full purpose was revealed. It was stated that the purpose of the tower was to broadcast the core numerical values of the Valenzetti Equation. Although the purpose was revealed, many were still left in the dark about many aspects of its existence. The tower was finally seen and explored in "Through the Looking Glass, Part 1", as the transmission was finally shut off in an attempt to leave the Island. Learn more about the origins and the purpose of the tower... (Read More)

Week 23, 2007

John Locke (Philosopher)

Philosophy is one of the most prevalent recurring themes in Lost. Many of the characters in the show have been named after well-known philosophers, including John Locke and Danielle Rousseau. Many references to their ideas have also been eluded to in the show, from "tabula rasa" to fate versus free will to Enlightenment. Learn more about these philosophers and their possible connections to Lost. (Read More)

Week 22, 2007

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The Looking Glass is the latest DHARMA Initiative station to be revealed, explaining where the mysterious cable on the beach ran to. Presumably a docking station for the submarine and communications area, the location was visited by Charlie before his tragic demise. Will it be further explored by Desmond next season? Until then, check out all information on it, as well as interesting trivia to the literary works of Lewis Carroll. (Read More)

Week 21, 2007

B. F. Skinner

B.F. Skinner, one of the great psychologists of the 1900's, has been recognized several times in Lost. From the so-called "Skinner Box" to utopian social communities to human experimentation, many of Skinner's great works have also been referenced. Skinner also dealt with fate versus free will in his works, a major theme of Lost. Learn more about this great thinker and innovator... (Read More)

Week 20, 2007

Purge

The Purge was the name given to the conflict between the DHARMA Initiative and the Hostiles (aka the Others). The war seemingly lasted for decades, until the Hostiles finally killed the Initiative staff, gassing them all. But what was the impetus for the violence, and what did the countless skirmishes involve? Lostpedia attempts to pin down the dates of the purge, as well as address both accounts of the period made by Ben and Mikhail. (Read More)

Week 19, 2007

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James Ford crashed onto the Island along with his fellow Oceanic Flight 815 passengers. Since, he has arguably shown a lot of progression in character, moving away from his conning nature to become one of the key members of his group. However, since killing Anthony Cooper, the man who killed his parents when he was a child, will Sawyer withdraw himself from the main group, and will guilt affect his relationship with Kate? At a time when traditional leaders cannot be trusted, it might be up to Sawyer to steer the camp away from a possible attack by the Others. (Read More)

Week 18, 2007

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Paik Heavy Industries was mentioned numerous times in The Lost Experience game, as well as in the novel "Bad Twin". However, we couldn't prove a link to Sun's father, Mr. Paik as the name is so common in Korea. That is, until now. "D.O.C." has shown us the Paik logo, the Hangul script on which translates exactly to "Paik Heavy Industries". Not only that, an audio translation of secret conversation between Paik and his associates has brought up another keyword - Hanso Foundation. With two direct Lost Experience references in just one episode, will we be seeing more connections as Season 3 draws to its conclusion? (Read More)

Week 17, 2007

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As far as mad scientists go, Thomas Mittelwerk is definitely up top of the list, after attempting to kill 30% of the population with a virus, as revealed in the Sri Lanka video. Is he trying to test the Valenzetti equation somehow? And will we ever see him caught for his crimes against humanity? Discover some background on Mittelwerk, as well as all the evidence Rachel Blake managed to catalogue against him, which led to him becoming a wanted fugitive. (Read More)

Week 16, 2007

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The Barracks is a cluster of houses, defended by a sonic barrier perimeter, with a number of what appears to be underground access tunnels. They were originally built by the DHARMA Initiative, but were since taken over by their enemies, the Others. With Kate, Sayid and Locke compromising the area, the Barracks is now completely deserted. Why would the Others leave their homes just to keep up secrecy? Where have they gone? And will the Losties now commandeer the area? (Read More)

Week 15, 2007

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Juliet Burke is a confident, cold and succinct individual, but she wasn't always like this. Before the crash she was a shy and caring fertility doctor, caring for her ill sister, but since coming to the Island she has been transformed by her group, the mysterious Others. Now undercover amidst the survivors of Flight 815, what is Juliet's ultimate plan being a spy? With this week's relevations, can Juliet help Claire, and what will become of Sun and her child? Do we even trust that she is saying the truth given her web of lies so far? (Read More)

Week 14, 2007

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The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is the television network in the United States responsible for the creation and transmission of Lost. Over the past few years, the show has proved a shrewd move, spawning legions of fans and an active web-base to rival that of other cult show phenomenon like Star Trek. ABC continually pushes their successful show, adding it to their primetime as well as financing a remarkably in-depth Lost Experience alternate reality game. With another season of Lost confirmed, ABC can only look forward to another year's strong business from the show. Discover some of the facts about the network in relation to Lost, as well as interesting trivia and tidbits Lostpedia has gathered together. (Read More)

Week 13, 2007

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Hugo "Hurley" Reyes is one of the mid-section survivors of Flight 815. Since arriving on the Island, Hurley has been one character whom everyone has looked towards to keep peace and high morale at camp. He has also undergone a very personal journey, understanding the power of the numbers, as well as his personal addiction to comfort food. With Jack, John, Kate and Sayid now all held captive at the Barracks, can Hurley still manage to keep his group's spirits up? (Read More)

Week 12, 2007

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Aldous Huxley once said that "after silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." Music can transform a scene on television, conveying as much emotion and intrigue as the characters and scripts which they accompany. Lostpedia presents a comprehensive list of all the songs featured in Lost; one of very few sites to do so, as well as having individual articles on many of the tracks as well. (Read More)

Week 11, 2007

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Many survivors of Flight 815 follow a set of religious and ideological beliefs which influence their decisions and personalities. All five main faiths are arguably addressed in the show, and the Religion and ideologies article discusses their impact on character and plot arcs. (Read More...)

Week 10, 2007

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The Others are a mysterious group of individuals, who have apparently made their home on the Island. With Season 3 promising to center around these people, viewers will learn who they are, and what there agenda is. Are they DHARMA? Are they scientists? Who is their leader? Why do they live on the Island when they can leave at any time? Lostpedia breaks down all information on the group, outlining their strong similarities with the Losties. (Read More...)

Week 9, 2007

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Lost has just begun its foray into expanding its mysteries through alternative multi-media, such as in books, internet and video games. In July, the first two in a series of four official jigsaw puzzles were released, and in late February, the fourth was unveiled. It was discovered that printed in secret glow-in-the-dark ink on the backs, are a version of the blast door map and mysterious codes. Last week, these codes were confirmed to be a chapter-and-verse cipher, and on 2/27, these were uncovered to be from The Turn of the Screw, a literary reference. The code was broken right here on Lostpedia first. View images of the fronts and backs of the puzzles, read the code translations, and join in the quest to solve the mystery. (Read More...)

Week 8, 2007

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To the survivors of Flight 815, their fates are shaped largely by the appointed leaders of the group. The Others seem also to follow a set hierarchy of command, a similarity between the two groups not lost on the Leadership article. Each character in a position of authority is analyzed, both in terms of their favorable and unfavorable qualities. The differences in approach are striking, and go some way to reflect the characters' back-stories, and how they have shaped their behavior on the Island. (Read More...)

Week 7, 2007

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One of the notable mysteries of Lost is its references to Animals, such as the polar bears, sharks, or even the Swan and Hydra logos on DHARMA Initiative stations. Why are there so many different animals featured on the show? Could the Hydra have been a zoological facility? And are any possible manifestations of the Monster? '(Read More...)

Week 6, 2007

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A-Missions refer to excursions or journeys for the betterment of the group as a whole on the Island, usually involving key characters like Jack and Locke. From finding the cockpit to escaping Hydra Island, Lost has seen its fair share of exciting adventures, crossing the mysterious Island into the unknown for a variety of motivations. Lostpedia categories these missions chronologically, presenting a quirky article for lovers of adventure and action. Read More...

Week 5, 2007

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Let's face it, even when you've got a global phenomenon of a show and some of the best writers and directors in American TV, sometimes everyone makes little goofs, including Lost. The Bloopers and continuity errors article highlights as many as we Lostpedians have been able to find, listing them by episode. Take a lighter look at Lost, and at the fruits of microanalytic labor. (Read More...)

Week 4, 2007

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Danish CEO and founder of the Hanso Foundation, Alvar Hanso was a key character in last year's Lost Experience. Whilst it was assumed that he was behind his group's atrocities, we soon learnt that Alvar was in fact the victim, made a prisoner in his own home by his successor, Thomas Werner Mittelwerk. The father of Rachel Blake, Alvar has now been reinstated as the leader of the Hanso Group, but is he too late to counter the damage caused by Mittelwerk? Peruse all information on this character, summarised by sources such as the novel Bad Twin, and learn some interesting questions which still remain surrounding Alvar's health... (Read More)

Week 3, 2007

Week 3 was a repeat of Week 2.

Week 2, 2007

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There are countless references in Lost to cultural artifacts, and in particular, Literary works. Characters have been seen reading classic novels, as well as lesser known quaint volumes which almost always have some profound connection with the narrative. From, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret to A Wrinkle in Time, discover our in-depth analysis on all the novels shown (Read More...)

Week 1, 2007

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The DHARMA Initiative, a group shrouded in mystery and suspiciously connected to many of the events occurring on the Island. So far, five of their "stations" have been discovered, and information from the Lost Experience has given us an insight into the programme's purpose, to research the Valenzetti Equation, as well as what the acronym DHARMA actually stands for (Read More...)