Whoever did the Korean -> English translation didn't do a very good job, atleast not in the English part. Grammar errors galore! I wanted to [[&action=edit]] them --skks 02:16, 23 March 2006 (PST)

Not really a devastating episode. I think the ramping of the episode with the "might upset the entire balance of the survivors' community." (shock horror) totally failed to appear in the show.. most people didn't seem that bothered, when you are struggling to survive with a daily hunt for food etc. --MRNasher

They could be setting us up for a later revelation that Sun was having affairs with some of the other men on the island. -- 08:27, 23 March 2006 (PST)

minor things

These are seemingly minor things I noticed that may or may not turn out to be significant

  • Jack and Locke seemed to do a lot of glance exchanging, but very little speaking compared to normal for them.
  • Locke refers to it as 'my hatch'.
  • Gale refers to specifics of conversations he's had with his various interegators that were never actually shown. An example: Being asked to produce a map to the balloon. Ana Lucia was the first shown making that request
  • Jack and Locke cannot hear Ana Lucia's interrogation just outside the vault even though Gale can seemingly hear everything that goes on.
  • Gale suddenly remembered where his wife was buried.
  • It was strange that Sun thanked Kate for "not asking questions" about the pregnancy. Considering that Sun is one of the few on the island with their spouse, there wouldn't be alot of questions to ask. Now that Sun has said that, surely Kate's interest would be piqued?
    • Sun probably expected Kate to wonder why Sun didn't ask Jin to sit with her while wiating for the test rsults. - Karin Spaink 12:06, 14 February 2007 (PST)
  • I found it odd that Ana Lucia would go to Sayid of all people for help with the balloon quest.

I thought Locke said 'my house'. --skks 09:47, 23 March 2006 (PST)

I think Gale always knew where the grave was.. Its the details about her burial that Sayid was getting het up about, how deep etc.

Locke saying 'my hatch' did jar with me too.. very possesive. When did he say it? I forget now..

The sudden semi-soundproofing of the hatch jarred a lot too, theres a very noticeable gap under the door in other episodes.

I think she was building bridges with Sayid too (next to Jack or Locke) Sayid is probably the most capable and reliable. Since the shooting he has shown her no malice --MRNasher

I have to say I was a little disappointed this time. the pregnancy-thing was something new, but not that amazing. The quest for the balloon was not resolved. Mostly it was that Locke-Jack thing that starts to escalate. They were ok with each other just some episodes ago and since Gale is in the hatch it gets worse. I think tha's why Ana went to Sawyer for help.

About that door and who can and cannot hear through it: For once - if you are alone inside the vault, you probably have a greater chance of hearing someone talking in a loud voice than if you are outside, listening to Gironimo Jackson and at the same time try to follow a talk in a rather low voice inside that vault. My point being - it's louder outside the vault and Ana does not speak up as loud as Locke and Jack do. --aurora glacialis 17:00, 23 March 2006 (PST)

Locke made the 'my hatch' comment to Ana Lucia when he requested her help. Something like "right now there's a man sitting in my hatch, and I want him out".

I agree it wasn't much of an episode. Then again, from the description, I wasn't expecting much, and I got about what I expected. Any Lockdown looks like it's going to be very interesting. Let's hope! -- 17:49, 23 March 2006 (PST)

I'm rather hoping that its the start of a 3 episode arc about the balloon and its going to get more exciting as it goes and we get more on Gale. I can see him running off if hes let out, hes too edgy a character to just be killed off. He will be around and causing issues for a bit i hope.

In a strange way i think what Ana-Lucia points out (that everyone feels safe) is exactly what was wrong with this episode.. the monster is getting tamer, the others are just human and in a truce, theres no menace or problem to solve. Gale finally, right at the end, kicks things back up a notch.. best bit of the whole show.

We need a bombshell.. some new problem thats serious. Something to get them excited. Something to talk and speculate on. I had bugger all to say after this show.

Thinking about it.. I think Jack was just pointing out that Ana-Lucia wasn't beating the crap out of Gale like Sayid did. That it was quiet in there, as if he expected her to be shouting and demanding.

I'm also betting the pliers come back up in Gales hands in the very near future.. not the next show.. the one after i think.

Oh and thanks, yes.. Locke says "...theres a man sitting in a room in my hatch and i want him out." right at the start of the show. I wonder what he means by "out" *wink wink* --MRNasher

Yes, that was another thing that bothered me about this episode. Ana Lucia who previously complained that they "aren't scared enough", and was very particular about the route to take across the island, don't wander off, etc. Suddenly she is willing to go on an island journey to a place she hasn't been without telling anybody, and seemingly not worried about running into the Others. It just seemed out of character. -- 21:02, 24 March 2006 (PST)

I think this is one of the shows where you can feel the creaking in the script.. Its a shame to come back from a break with a weak episode but at least the end of it promised more of the good stuff.

When you have such an open script and lots of writers you will get this kind of up and down (X-files was a prime example). Sayid does point out it could be a trap.. but even he's not that bothered about security it seems. They go out with 1 gun, that Charlie must have kept hold of since his Ethan 'hit' i guess.

We need a few more answers and more 'situation' in this drama.. they let the situation run down after Hunting Party and we need a kick in the pants again.

Lets see the computer fail and the hatch come to life in a worst case scenario or the monster go on a rampage that gives us new insight.


Hehe, I want some more action too ;-) I speculate you haven't seen the teaser for Lockdown though :-D Plenty of action coming in that episode by the looks of things! --Jambalaya 08:28, 25 March 2006 (PST)


Unlike the shared Sun/Jin flashback episode earlier this season, "The Whole Truth" is only Sun-centric. There are no Jin flashbacks in this episode.

Minor shaving continuity error

I'm just watching this episode again, and noticed another minor blooper - while shaving, John first tells Jack that he's shaving during Jack's shower because the steam opens up his pores, and since he doesn't have any shaving foam, he'll have to make do with that. During that shot, there's naturally nothing on his face. During the next shot we see John's face, there's something on it - probably some makeshift foam. Yet him just confirming he doesn't have any foam, and his face being clean just seconds ago, contradicts that. Since I'm completely new here, I didn't want to add that to the article - but if it's legit, maybe someone else would? --Ghiacciato 11:47, July 16, 2011 (UTC)

I've just had a look, and you're correct. When he mentions to Jack they should talk about their Henry problem, his face is clean. When the next shot of him is shown (when he says Henry isn't motivated) he has white cream on his face again. I will add it.--Baker1000 12:30, July 16, 2011 (UTC)
Awesome, I feel like I contributed a tiny part to this wiki now! Thanks for confirming and editing it in!--Ghiacciato 14:08, July 16, 2011 (UTC)
No problem! The only reason the site is here is so we can all contribute. It's really not as difficult as you might think, you just need to see how someone else has made something work try it yourself!--Baker1000 15:57, July 16, 2011 (UTC)


The song used for this page is Mapquest, but I don't remember that one appearing in the episode. Is this correctly used?--Master Tej (talk) 06:51, April 6, 2014 (UTC)

It does state in the S2 soundtrack booklet that it appeared in this episode originally, though there are a number of errors about the episodes the tracks after it appear. We did correct them on the S2 soundtrack article and the track titles match up to events in which the pieces play. Check out the Mapquest article and it tells you which scenes it appeared in. I've only just listened to the preview but it sounds about right. One of those pieces you might not hear when watching I guess.--Baker1000 (talk) 12:06, April 6, 2014 (UTC)
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