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Enhanced version of Season 6, Episode 8: Recon-Enhanced

Produced by: Met|Hodder

Act 1

Jin stepped in a bear trap and hurt his leg
in this season's episode "What Kate Does."
Claire rescued Jin, dressed his wounds
and brought him to her hovel in the jungle.

Claire and Locke went to the Temple
and warned the Others
to either join Locke's group or die
in this season's episode "Sundown."

Jin has been separated from his wife, Sun
since the Season 4 episode
"There's No Place Like Home."

Jin and Sun
have been searching for each other
for over three years.

Locke turned into the smoke monster
and killed everyone who stayed in the Temple.
The people arriving have chosen to join Locke.

Kate has not seen Sawyer
since they were at the DHARMA barracks
in this season's episode "What Kate Does."

Sawyer left the Temple
grieving over Juliet's death.
Kate followed him and tried to bring him back
but he rejected her and later joined Locke.

This is not a flashback or a flash-forward.
It is a flash "sideways."

It presents what would have happened
if Oceanic Flight 815 never crashed
but landed safely in Los Angeles.

On the island
Sawyer was revealed to be a con man, as seen
in the Season 1 episode, "Confidence Man."

This is the pigeon drop con
which Sawyer has used on many occasions.

In the pigeon drop con
a "mark" is convinced to lend money
in hopes of getting a larger sum of money
but then the con man runs off with the cash.

Sawyer likes to use a fake investment
to lure in attractive, rich women.

Sawyer also used the pigeon drop on Cassidy
and scored over $600,000, as seen
in the Season 2 episode, "The Long Con."

Cassidy fell in love with Sawyer
and eventually gave birth to his daughter
as revealed in the Season 3 episode
"Every Man for Himself."

"LaFleur" is one of Sawyer's con names.
On the island, Sawyer used "LaFleur"
as a member of the DHARMA Initiative.

This is Miles, who came to the island
on Charles Widmore's freighter.

This is a flash sideways difference
Sawyer is a cop, not a con man.

Act 2

Claire has lived alone on the island
for over three years.

Claire was separated from her son, Aaron
whom Kate was raising off the island.

Kate returned to the island
so she could reunite Claire with her son.

Sayid killed the Temple master, Dogen
allowing the smoke monster to enter the Temple.

Locke is the black smoke in human form.

Locke is speaking to Zack and Emma
survivors of Oceanic 815.

The Others abducted Zach and Emma
soon after they crashed on the island, as seen
in the Season 2 episode, "The Other 48 Days."

Kate saw Jack and Hurley
on their way to Jacob's lighthouse.
Jack wanted Kate to come with him
but Kate declined because she wanted to find Claire.

James Ford is Sawyer's real name.

"Sawyer" is the alias
Anthony Cooper used
to swindle James's family out of their money.

Even in the flash sideways
James is still obsessively hunting the man
responsible for the death of his parents.

In the island story
James adopted the nickname "Sawyer," as seen
in the Season 1 episode, "Confidence Man."

Anthony Cooper is John Locke's father.
Cooper was brought to the island
and help prisoner by the Others.

James discovered Cooper's identity
and killed him
as seen in the Season 3 episode, "The Brig."

This is the first time
that Locke has admitted out loud
that he is the smoke monster.

Sawyer first saw the smoke monster
in the Season 4 episode
"The Shape of Things to Come."

The monster attacked
the freighter's mercenary team
at the DHARMA barracks.

Hydra island is a smaller island
a few miles off the main island.
It is where Sawyer, Kate and Jack
were held prisoner by the Others.

The DHARMA Initiative
build their zoological research facility there
and called it the Hydra station.

Ajira Flight 316 landed on Hydra island
as seen in the Season 5 episode, "Namaste."

In the Season 5 Finale, "The Incident"
Locke told Richard Alpert
that Richard would need
to "deal with" the Ajira passengers.

Act 3

This is Charlotte Lewis.
On the island, she was a member
of the science team from the freighter.

Charlotte was born on the island
when her parents were members
of the DHARMA Initiative.

Charlotte dug up the remains
of the polar bear
in the Tunisian desert.

The bear was wearing a collar
from the DHARMA Initiative, as seen
in the Season 3 episode, "Confirmed Dead."

On the island
Charlotte had feelings for Daniel Faraday
a physicist on her team, as seen
in the Season 5 Premiere, "Because You Left."

Charlotte had a contentious relationship
with James
who referred to Charlotte
by the nickname "Ginger."

In the island story
Charlotte died during the time flashes
as seen in the Season 5 episode
"This Place Is Death."

The books on the dresser
Watership down, A Wrinkle in Time
and Lancelot
are all books Sawyer read on the island.

This is James as a young boy
with his parents.

This is James's case binder
on Anthony "Sawyer" Cooper.

These are the polar bear cages
where Sawyer and Kate were held prisoner.
This is the main Hydra station building.

This is the dress that Ben made Kate wear
in the Season 3 Premiere
"A Tale of Two Cities."

Kate and Sawyer
consummated their relationship
in these cages, as seen
in the Season 3 episode, "I Do."

Kate came back to find Claire
and now that she has done that
Kate wants to get off the island.

Dogen explained that Sayid, like Claire
has been "infected" and "claimed."
A darkness has grown within both of them.

This is the Ajira plane
that brought the Oceanic 6 back to the island
as seen in the Season 5 episodes
"316" and "Namaste."

When Sawyer and Kate were imprisoned here
the Others forced them to help build a runway
as seen in the Season 3 episode
"The Glass Ballerina."

The runway allowed Frank Lapidus
to land the plane on Hydra island
with relative safety.

These are bodies of Ajira passengers.
They survived the emergency landing
and the cause of their deaths is unknown.

Act 4

James was in Sydney
tracking down a lead on Anthony Cooper.

James returned on Oceanic 815, as seen
in this season's premiere episode, "LA X."

Zoe's story sounds very familiar
to Sawyer's experience.

Kate did have an enemy she needed to hate
the U.S. Marshal
who pursued and arrested her, as seen
in the Season 1 episode, "Tabula Rasa."

The real John Locke was killed by Ben in LA
as seen in the Season 5 episode
"The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham."

This "resurrected" Locke
is actually the Man in Black
and the smoke monster
taking the form of Locke.

The pilot, Frank Lapidus, was last seen
at the survivors' old beach camp
with Jack, Hurley, Sun, Ben, Miles, and Ilana
in the previous episode, "Dr. Linus."

Sawyer survived the Oceanic 815 crash
over three years ago.

This is Seamus, part of Zoe's team.
They came to the island on the submarine
with Charles Widmore.

Act 5

He is not referring to John Locke
who is dead.
He is referring to who he was
before he took the form of John Lock.

The portable pylon is part of a sonic fence
and used to keep the smoke monster out
as seen in the Season 3 episode, "Left Behind."

This is the submarine
that Charles Widmore and his team used
to come to the island, as seen
in the previous episode, "Dr. Linus."

The DHARMA Initiative had a submarine
they used to get to and from the island.

Sawyer and Juliet were onboard the sub
ready to leave the island for the mainland
until Kate talked them into staying
as seen in the Season 5 Finale, "The Incident."

James is watching the television show
Little House on the Prairie.
The episode is "Remember Me, Part 1."

In the Season 3 episode
"Tricia Tanaka Is Dead"
James explained to Kate
that he was sick with mono as a kid.

James missed two months of school
and the only TV channel they received
aired Little House on the Prairie.

In the Season 5 episode "LaFleur"
James also brought Juliet a sunflower
as a sign of his love for her.

This is Charles Widmore
a wealthy industrialist
and a very dangerous man.

As seen in the Season 4 episode
"The Shape of Things to Come"
Widmore sent a mercenary team
to the island to capture Benjamin Linus.

The mercenaries also had orders
to kill everyone on the island.

Widmore was once the leader of the Others
but was banished from the island by Ben
as seen in the Season 5 episode
"Dead Is Dead."

Widmore has searched for the island for years
and is back for the first time.

Widmore helped the real John Locke
find the Oceanic 6
so Lock could convince them
to return to the island.

Widmore warned Locke
that a war was coming to the island
and if Locke did not return to the island
the wrong side would win.

Sawyer means that he and Widmore
cannot trust each other at all.

Act 6

"New Otherton" is Sawyer's nickname
for the DHARMA barracks
where the Others also lived for a time.

The DHARMA Initiative built the sonic fence
as protection from the smoke monster
as seen in the Season 3 episode
"The Man Behind the Curtain."

This is a flash sideways difference.

In the Season 1 episode "Outlaws"
James shot and killed a man in Sydney
who he thought was the real Sawyer
but he turned out to be the wrong man.

Kate is on the run from a U.S. Marshal.
Sawyer helped her escape LAX
in the Season 6 Premiere, "LA X."

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