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Week 52, 2008


Jin-Soo Kwon is one of the middle section survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. Jin is the only survivor to not speak the native language within the group - English. This caused a constant language barrier but after Sun revealed she spoke English to the group, he began to overcome this struggle and has managed to pick up disconnected words and phrases. Jin was aboard the Kahana when a C-4 explosion destroyed it. (more...)

Week 51, 2008

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The beach camp is the main home of the majority of survivors of Flight 815. The camp initially consisted of some plane wreckage used as shelters, but later evolved into a more sophisticated home, complete with a camp kitchen, ping-pong table, dining table, church, and comfortable tents. The survivors have also had alternative residences to the beach camp, including the caves, the Swan, and the Barracks. (more...)

Week 50, 2008

Domonic monaghan

Dominic Monaghan (pronounced MON-a-han) is an English actor who plays the role of Charlie Pace. Outside of Lost, he is well-known for playing the hobbit Merry in the film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings. Through that role, Dominic was noticed and picked up for Lost. Dominic initially auditioned for the role of Sawyer, but was instead cast as Charlie. In the process, Charlie's character, originally a washed-up '80s musician in his mid-'40s, was rewritten to match Dominic's age. Dominic was previously in a relationship with co-star Evangeline Lilly. At one point the couple was engaged, but broke up in the fall of 2007. (more...)

Week 49, 2008


Katherine Anne Austen is one of the middle section survivors from the crash of Oceanic Flight 815. Kate was born in Iowa to an abusive father whom she eventually killed. Kate was pursued for three years by the U.S. Marshall and was in his custody when she crashed on the Island. On the Island, Kate formed strong bonds with Jack and Sawyer and participated in many rescue and combat missions against the Others. Kate was one of the few who managed to escape the Island and become one of the Oceanic Six. (more...)

Week 48, 2008

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"A Tale of Two Cities" was the Season 3 premiere of Lost, and the 48th episode of the series as a whole. Jack, Kate and Sawyer find themselves in unusual locations after being kidnapped by the Others, who reveal themselves to be more sophisticated than anyone could have previously guessed. In flashbacks, Jack obsesses over the identity of his ex-wife's new lover. The episode famously began with an introduction of the Barracks and Juliet, showing the Others' view of the crash of Oceanic Flight 815. (more...)

Week 47, 2008


The Dharma booth video was shown at Comic-Con 2008 during the Lost panel. Dan Bronson, one of six individuals who "passed" the Dharma recruitment drive in association with Octagon Global Recruiting, secretly filmed the video presented to him by Dharma employee, Hans Van Eeghen. The video features Pierre Chang, the man who also uses aliases such as Marvin Candle and Edgar Halliwax. He makes a point of saying that Pierre Chang is his true name, officially revealing it for the first time. He also states that he will die in the Purge, apparently understanding that his video will be shown 30 years after it was filmed. (more...)

Week 46, 2008


Survivor factions refers to the groups of people, mostly survivors of Oceanic Flight 815, who split into two factions, each led by Jack Shephard and John Locke, as the crew from Naomi's freighter began coming to the Island. The split was based on a difference of opinion on whether the freighter crew were coming to rescue them (as Jack believed), or for more nefarious unknown reasons (as Locke believed). Although the factions themselves have thus dissolved, they may be interpreted as the most prominent manifestation in Season 4 of the ongoing leadership and personal rivalry between Jack and Locke. (more...)

Week 45, 2008

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Dr. Ethan Rom was the surgeon of the Others, and the primary antagonist of Season 1. When Flight 815 crashed on the Island, he was sent by Ben to infiltrate the middle-section survivors. On the verge of being discovered, he kidnapped Claire and took her to a medical station. After she escaped, Ethan attempted to take her back but was captured himself. Shortly afterward, Charlie killed the captive Ethan by firing several gunshots into him. He was also the first Other seen in the series, and his exploits established one of the main plot lines for the series. (more...)

Week 44, 2008


Lost is an American drama-mystery-adventure-suspense television series that predominantly follows the lives of the survivors of a plane crash on a mysterious tropical island. There, they must negotiate an unknown monster, wild boars, an unpredictable group of prior occupants, strange other worldly characters, each other, and polar bears as they try to survive and attract rescue. The main ingredients that have made Lost an icon for success have been its international ensemble cast, plotline of mysteries, flashbacks and flashforwards to the additional mysteries of the characters' past lives. (more...)

Week 43, 2008


Martin Christopher Keamy was a mercenary and the leader of the mercenary team that traveled to the Island from the freighter Kahana. He and his team invaded the Barracks, shooting and killing several Oceanic Flight 815 survivors, as well as three other island inhabitants. He also staged a mutiny on the Kahana, first killing the doctor, Ray, then Captain Gault. After the mutiny, he returned to the Island to finish his mission. After the rest of his men were killed, he taunted Ben into killing him in the Orchid. His death caused the Kahana to explode and sink, presumably killing anyone still aboard.(more...)

Week 42, 2008


"The Shape of Things to Come" is the ninth episode of Season 4 of Lost, originally broadcast on April 24, 2008 in the United States. Ben is forced to make a choice as Keamy and his team launch their attack on the Barracks, while a body washes ashore at the beach. Flashforwards showcase Ben's manipulation of Sayid and a hostile confrontation with Charles Widmore. (more...)

Week 41, 2008


Sun-Hwa Kwon is one of the middle section survivors of the crash of Oceanic Flight 815. She was traveling on the plane with her husband, Jin-Soo Kwon. Sun spent the first fourty-odd days on the Island disconnected from the rest of the survivors, as nobody, even Jin, knew she spoke English. Sun has had multiple plot arcs over the series, such as her secrets, her relationship with Jin, her pregnancy, and most recently her alliance with Charles Widmore. (more...)

Week 40, 2008


The Tempest is a DHARMA Initiative station that produces, stores, and distributes a deadly toxic gas. Its location is about a day's walk north of the survivors' beach camp on the western coast. It was used by the Hostiles during the Purge to kill the DHARMA Initiative on the Island. It has since been disabled by Daniel and Charlotte. (more...)

Week 39, 2008

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"Flashes Before Your Eyes" was the eighth episode in Season 3 and the 55th episode in the series, and was originally broadcast on February 14, 2007. A suspicious and determined Charlie enlists Hurley to help him wrangle the truth out of Desmond, who has been acting strangely ever since the implosion of the hatch. The flashback in this episode is unusual compared to others. Desmond flashes back to his part in the hatch's implosion when he became "unstuck in time" and traveled back to the past. (more...)

Week 38, 2008


The Lost Experience (aka TLE) was an alternate reality game (ARG) designed by the writers and producers of Lost to engage fans and expand the storyline between seasons two and three. It was the first Lost ARG, although it was preceded by ABC marketing department's viral marketing website It was widely praised by the fan community, and set the standard for the future Lost ARGs. It has found new relevance now that the main protagonist Mittelwerk has been mentioned in the Dharma Initiative Recruiting Project. (more...)

Week 37, 2008

1x01 Wreckage

"Pilot, Part 1" is the first of the 2-part pilot episode for Lost. Jack Shephard, a doctor from Los Angeles, finds himself one of forty-eight survivors of a plane crash on a mysterious island. With the help of other survivors, he begins treating the injured and attempts to find the cockpit of the plane in the hope of contacting civilization. This episode set the precedent of the show's portrayal of both real-time events on the Island and flashbacks of characters' pasts before being stranded. Jack's one flashback in this episode depicts his view of events on the plane just prior to the crash. (more...)

Week 36, 2008


Michael Dawson was one of the middle section survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. He had parental issues with his son, Walt, but the two bonded during their time on the Island, and attempted to escape by building a raft. After Walt was kidnapped by the Others, Michael ventured a rescue, but was captured himself. He shot dead Ana Lucia and Libby in order to release Benjamin Linus from captivity, and caused the capture of Jack, Sawyer and Kate, when he made a deal with the Others. After leaving the Island on a motor boat with Walt... (more...)

Week 35, 2008


Mystery Tales No. 40 is comic book issue published by Atlas Comics (now known as Marvel). Though running for 57 issues, it is issue 40 that is the center of Lost interest, having been featured in the episode "Cabin Fever", as one of the items presented to John Locke by Richard Alpert. Furthermore, one of the stories within this issue, "March Has 32 Days", was also featured in the latest ARG, "Dharma Initiative Recruiting Project". It is this story in particular that has many similarities with the show, involving elements of time distortion as well as some interesting references to the numbers and Sun-Hwa Kwon. Are these similarities significant, and will we learn more as the ARG develops about the importance of the story? At only 4 pages long, read the tale for yourself and make up your own mind. (Read more...)

Week 34, 2008


"Maternity Leave" was the fifteenth episode of Season 2. After a year of uncertainty about her disappearance, we are finally presented with what happened to Claire while she was held captive by the Others. The episode was also one of only few where flashbacks occurred on the Island, as Claire pieced together her time at medical station. The episode also balanced out the gender inequality that featured in the preceding episode, featuring the young mother exploring the Island with Kate and Rousseau in a "no boys allowed" mission. The episode is popular among fans, particularly with the dramatic reveal of a new DHARMA station. (Read more...)

Week 33, 2008


Richard Alpert is an inhabitant of the Island who apparently has some sort of leadership role among the Others. He was also part of the group known to the DHARMA Initiative as the Hostiles. From his first appearance in the 1950s to current events on the Island, Richard perpetually appears to be in his 30s or 40s, though his hairstyle and manner of dress change depending on the circumstances on or off the Island. In the outside world, he has presented himself as a doctor and recruiter for Mittelos Bioscience. (more...)

Week 32, 2008

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Eko, also known as Mr. Eko, was one of the tail section survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. He has also been referred to as Eko Tunde, although this may be an alias. He was a notorious war lord and drug smuggler in Nigeria before his brother Yemi's death. To get out of his country he pretended to be a priest, but after Yemi's death, he seemed to take his role more seriously. Eko survived on the Island for 72 days before he was killed by the Monster. (more...)

Week 31, 2008

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"Confirmed Dead" is the second episode of Season 4 of Lost, originally broadcast on February 7, 2008. The survivors begin to question the intentions of their supposed rescuers when four strangers arrive on the Island. This is the first episode since "Exodus, Part 2" to have flashbacks from more than two people, and the first time off-Island flashbacks have taken place after the crash. (more...)

Week 30, 2008


The mercenary team came to the Island aboard the freighter Kahana to apprehend Benjamin Linus and kill the rest of the Island's inhabitants. They were responsible for the deaths of at least six people on the Island. They were lead by Martin Keamy, who was hired by Charles Widmore. The mercenaries fatally shot Karl and Danielle Rousseau and took hostage Alex as the three were hiking to the security of the Temple. Upon coming to the sonar fence protecing the Barracks, they forced Alex to deactivate it. Unbeknownst to them, however... (more...)

Week 28, 2008


Mikhail Bakunin was a member of the Others and a former Soviet soldier who lived in the Flame, where he was stationed to manage communications with the outside world. Skilled in the use of weapons and hand-to-hand combat, Mikhail was a trusted lieutenant of Benjamin Linus. After his capture by a small group of Oceanic Flight 815 survivors, John Locke pushed him through the sonar fence, and he was thought to have been killed, but he survived, attributing his survival to the fence's non-lethal setting. He was later shot in the chest with a spear gun, but survived long enough to detonate a grenade outside the window of the Looking Glass station, drowning Charlie Pace... (more...)

Week 27, 2008


Claire Littleton is one of the middle section survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. She is Jack Shephard's half-sister, although she does not know this. She is the mother of Aaron Littleton, who was born on the Island soon after the crash, and has done her best to raise Aaron. During her time on the Island, she entered a relationship with fellow survivor, Charlie Pace. Following Charlie's death, Claire joined Locke's group. She left Locke's group with Aaron, Sawyer and Miles, and then followed her dead father Christian Shephard into the jungle. She was last seen with Christian in Jacob's cabin... (more...)

Week 26, 2008

Beretta M9

A large number and variety of weapons have been used on the Island. In the Halliburton case were four pistols, along with several boxes of 9 mm ammunition: one Beretta M92F, one SIG-Sauer P226, one Walther PPK (commonly known as "James Bond's gun"; despite the ammunition present, this gun has never been produced in a 9 mm format), and one STAR B, or Colt M1911 9 mm, which was later replaced by a second Beretta M92F. This swap was noticeable in the beginning of Season 2 when both Jack and Sawyer were carrying M92Fs while they were on different sides of the Island... (more...)

Week 25, 2008

4x13 Kahana

The Kahana was the 150-foot freighter dispatched to find and recapture the Island three months after the crash of Oceanic Flight 815. It last ported in Suva, Fiji. The Kahana was owned by Charles Widmore. Among the freighter's crew was Oceanic Flight 815 survivor Michael Dawson under the alias "Kevin Johnson". It was destroyed when a C-4 bomb onboard was remotely detonated. The Kahana is a supply vessel common to offshore oil fields such as those in the Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea and offshore Nigeria. This type of boat is used to ferry food, water, stores and drilling necessities... (more...)

Week 24, 2008

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"Enter 77" (pronounced "enter seven seven") was the eleventh episode in Season 3, and was broadcast on March 7, 2007. While Sawyer tries to regain his stash in a game of ping pong, Sayid, Locke, and Kate investigate a mysterious building on the Island, culminating in a confrontation with a familiar face. This episode occurs on Day 77. It was the first episode to indicate how the Others receive communications from the outside world, and solves the mystery of the identity of the mysterious patch-eyed man first established in "The Cost of Living"... (more...)

Week 23, 2008

3x20 Jacob portrait

Jacob is said to be the leader of the Others and the person from whom Benjamin Linus receives his instructions. According to Ben, no one else speaks to Jacob and no one else knows where Jacob is. Despite what Ben said, Locke has heard Jacob speak, and Hurley has accidentally stumbled upon his dilapidated-looking cabin located deep in the jungle. Jacob has enlisted the aid of the dead to act as his representative. Many details of Jacob's identity, history, powers and authority are still shrouded in mystery. In the Bible, Jacob was the patriarch of what became the 12 Tribes of Israel, people chosen by God to be "set apart" and special. The youngest of his 12 sons was Benjamin... (more...)

Week 22, 2008


Elliott Maslow is one of the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 in the storyline of Ubisoft's video game Lost: Via Domus, in which he is the game's protagonist. After the crash, Elliott wakes up in the jungle with no memory of the events before the crash. He sees a vision of a woman, and chasing her leads him to Kate. After remembering that Kate was on the plane as a fugitive, she tells him that a golden retriever on the flight may be able to lead him to the survivors. Following the dog, Elliott arrives at the crash site. He meets Jack, who is busy performing CPR. Jack tells him to stop a fuel leak over at the fuselage, or else the entire wreck will explode... (more...)

Week 21, 2008


"The Man Behind the Curtain" is the 20th episode of Season 3. After bringing his father's body to Ben, Locke demands to see Jacob, the leader of the Others. Meanwhile, Sawyer returns to camp with the tape recorder, causing everyone to finally confront Jack and Juliet. This is the second episode this season where all credited cast members appear. Emily, Ben's mother, is portrayed by Michael Emerson's real-life wife Carrie Preston. The dog painting in Jacob's house is actually in real-life of Lulu... (more...)

Week 19, 2008


Charladay is the fan-given name to the relationship between Charlotte Lewis and Daniel Faraday. Such nicknames for pairings are also more generally known as 'ships (short for "relationships"). The Charladay romance is unusual in that... (more...)

Week 18, 2008


The Official Lost Podcast is presented by Kris White and features cast interviews and behind-the-scenes info. Producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse also talk about the latest and upcoming episodes, as well as answer fan questions. Lostpedia features transcripts of many podcasts, and needs your help to complete the transcript work. (more...)

Week 11, 2008

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Lost: Missing Pieces is a series of 13 mobisodes/webisodes which were released weekly on Verizon mobile phones and six days later on between November 6, 2007 and February 4, 2008. Running between 1:22–3:27 in length, each mobisode fills in a narrative gap somewhere in the timeline from the first three seasons. Featuring new content that is incorporated into the existing storyline of Lost, the mobisodes are considered a canonical extension of the series. (Read More...)

Week 5, 2008

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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 4, 2008


A group of "Others" from Season 2

The Others are a group living on the Island made up of Hostiles, former members of the DHARMA Initiative who allied themselves with the Hostiles, and persons from the outside recruited by the first two groups to live on the Island, later including some Tailies. The group was formed after the conclusion of a long-running conflict between the Hostiles and the DHARMA Initiative known as the Purge.

The Others lived at a community located at a former DHARMA site known as the Barracks and worked at another former DHARMA facility on a small second island, but have since abandoned both locations. Benjamin Linus, a former member of the DHARMA Initiative, served in a leadership position, but ultimately answered to Jacob. (Read More...)

Week 3, 2008

Week 2, 2008


A four-toed monument dominates the coastline as Sayid, Jin and Sun look on from the The Elizabeth in wonder. Seen in the Season 2 finale, the statue has become a popular mystery amongst Lost fans. With the Ruins revealed late Season 3 and the mention the Others are going to the Temple will Season 4 bring the answer to the mystery of the Statue's origins? Only time will tell but in the mean time discover some of the theories behind its origins, including the clever ruse idea, the evolutionary branch hypothesis, or the more extreme David and Goliath theory... (Read More...)

Week 1, 2008

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The beach camp battle was the final deadly fight between the survivors and the Others. The battle was the climax of the tension between the two factions, and saw the Others' numbers decimated. Jack was told by Juliet about the Others plans to raid the camp, so Jack enlisted the help of Rousseau to retrieve dynamite from the Black Rock. Notable characters who died in the battle include Tom and Ryan Pryce. (more...)