Lost Confirmed Dead S04E02 (ABC)

Lost is a United States serial drama television series that follows the lives of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island, after a passenger jet flying between Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles, United States crashes somewhere in the South Pacific. Each episode typically features a primary storyline on the island as well as a secondary storyline from another point in a character’s life. The show was created by Damon Lindelof, J. J. Abrams and Jeffrey Lieber, and is filmed primarily on location in Oahu, Hawaii. The pilot episode was first broadcast on September 22, 2004. Since then, three seasons have aired. The show is produced by ABC Studios, Bad Robot Productions and Grass Skirt Productions and airs on the ABC Network in the United States. Its incidental music is composed by Michael Giacchino. The current executive producers are Abrams, Lindelof, Bryan Burk, Jack Bender and Carlton Cuse. Because of its large ensemble cast and the cost of filming in Hawaii, the series is one of the most expensive on television.

From the Lost Wikipedia entry.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

As a lot of other viewers, I was hotly anticipating the new season of Lost. However, since the WGA strike, I thought that they would simply choose to cancel the season, since with only 8 episodes shot and produced, fans would be disappointed. I think that possibly ABC might choose to produce the rest of the season this year and air it. Some of the networks will air shows during the summer. This is possible for Lost.

The second episode centers on the arrival of the new people on the island. We learn why they are here. Ben acts out. Locke wants to make a detour. Jack and Kate are able to reverse their situation, but still help out Daniel.

Daniel isn’t very good at duplicity. He’s a bad liar and Kate and Jack are well aware of this. Thanks to Juliette and Sayid, they get the upper hand.

This episode is told from the viewpoint of the new characters. We see bits and pieces on how this expedition was mounted by Matthew Abaddon, the lawyer who comes to talk with Hurley in the future while he is in the nut house.

We also learn that Naomi has been lying. However we do not know to what extent. The flashforwards paint a strange picture of what happened to the losties and who made it off the island alive. This episode’s flashforwards focus on the new characters and what happens to them after the island.

We find out why Ben was adamant about not contacting the people from the boat.

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Someone is using a ROV to probe the depths of the ocean. They find Oceanic 815. It is probing the depths in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Bali.

A guy named Sam is watching the story on TV. He looks very upset. He was on a helicopter. He was pushed out by others. His parachute deploys. He is the guy that Jack and Kate saw at the end of the last episode. He says that his name Daniel Faraday. The chopper went down. He doesn’t know what happened to the others. He uses the sat phone to call back the freighter. He needs to speak to them alone. Jack sees Daniel’s gun.

Daniel says that he can use the GPS transceiver to track them with the sat phone. He needs Jack and Kate’s help to find them.

Locke is talking his people to the barracks. Locke says that he needs to go to the cabin. Hurley says that the cabin is the other way. Locke says that Walt told him to do this.

Juliette and Sayid are talking about the new people arriving. Juliette asks him how many guns do they have left.

Jack and Kate find a box containing biohazard equipment. Daniel is evasive. Jack asks him about the gun. Daniel says that rescuing them isn’t their primary objective. He doesn’t say what they really want.

Locke says that when Ben shot him and left him to die, he saw Walt. Locke shows Sawyer the wound. Locke says that if he had a kidney left on that side, he would probably be dead. The bullet is a through and through. Sawyer is taking Locke seriously now. He didn’t know about the gunshot.

Daniel says that he has found the signal of Miles. They find a man lying on a rocky cliff near the water. Miles pulls a gun. He wants to know where Naomi is.

In the flashforward, we see Miles visiting Mrs. Gardner. His name now is Al Strong. He’s going to perform some kind of an exorcism. He asks for 200$. Mrs. Gardner’s grandson was murdered. He’s got a vacuum cleaner. It makes a strange noise. He starts talking to someone. He wants to know where it is. The ghost shows him where it is hidden.

Miles finds money and some dope. He tells the ghost to go now. He gives the woman 100$ back.

In the present Miles tells Daniel that Naomi used a code in her dying breath. “Tell my sister that I love her” is code for “I’m captured and have a gun to my head”. Kate says that Locke killed her. Miles wants to see the body. He’ll know. Daniel asks about Charlotte and Frank.

Ben pushes Sawyer’s buttons. Sawyer starts to beat him senseless. Ben was saying that if they get rescued, he’ll never have a chance with Kate. Locke calms him down.

Miles is next to Naomi’s body. Miles confirms that they didn’t kill Naomi. Juliette and Sayid turn up to back up Jack. They want them to put down the guns.

The next flashforward takes place in Medenine, Tunesia. Charlotte wants to see a dig site. It’s an Ursus Maritimus. It’s a polar bear. She finds collar with a Dharma Initiative like logo.

In the present, Charlotte is suspended upside down. She’s dangling from a cliff. She’s able to detach herself and fall into the water. Locke and his party find her. Charlotte is asking a lot of questions. She shows him her transponder.

Ben notices her gun. Locke tells Charlotte that she is coming with them.
Dan says that he is a physicist. Sayid wants to know why they are here. They aren’t surprised to find the losties here. Sayid isn’t getting the answers he wants.

Sayid is operating the sat phone and notices that Charlotte’s signal is moving fast. She’s running away. The amateurs start screaming Charlotte’s name. The GPS transponder was on Vincent’s back. Jack knows that Locke has got her.

In the future Frank is watching the footage of the recovery of Oceanic Flight 815. He gives the hotline a call. He has information on the pilot. He knows Seth Norris. He tells the supervisor that the pilot is not Seth Norris. Frank says that he was supposed to be flying Oceanic Flight 815 that day.

The present scene shifts to Frank climbing up a hill. He finds a cow at the top. The cow has a bell. Frank’s phone is dead. He shoots a flare.

I find that the losties are starting to act like the Others. Especially Locke.

Charlotte is surprised when Locke’s people aren’t interested in other survivors from the helicopter. Ben shoots

Charlotte. Charlotte was wearing a vest. Sawyer pounces on Ben.

Jack and Kate find Frank. Frank says that he didn’t crash the helicopter. He put her down safe and sound. The helicopter was struck by lightning. Jack looks at their way out of the island.

Matthew Abaddon is talking with Naomi about the team. This is happening in the past. He has set up this covert op. She thinks its madness. She asks what they will do if they find survivors from Flight 815. Abaddon doesn’t care. He says that there were no survivors. He wants Naomi to get in and get out and do what she was hired to do.

Sayid says that the helicopter will fly. Miles calls Regina. He wants to talk to Minkowski. Regina says that Minkowski isn’t available. He asks her to call him back. Frank is getting his wound dressed by Juliette. He finds out that Juliette wasn’t on the plane.

Miles tells Juliette that they are here to find Benjamin Linus. Locke is going to kill Ben. Ben says that he has information that he needs. He has answers. Locke wants to know about the monster, the black smoke monster. Ben says that Charlotte’s full name is Charlotte Lewis. He knows all about her. He says that she is here with Daniel,

Frank and Miles. Ben says that these people are a threat. He says that he knows that they are here for him. Charlotte is surprised that he revealed this. Ben says that he has a man on their boat, which is how he knows all of this.

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