Lost Eggtown S04E04 (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. However I’ve read that Lost will last 13 episodes this season instead of the aforementioned 8. This is instead of the normal 16 episode season which was scheduled. All in all, that’s not too bad.

The fourth episode centers on Kate. The flashforwards center around Kate as well. We learn she is one of the Oceanic Six. I guess that Kate’s baby doesn’t count as part of the Oceanic Six. However, the revelation of the baby’s name will start speculation on what happened exactly on the island.

Kate puts her fate in jeopardy to find out what Miles knows about her. I found that her whole gamble wasn’t worthwhile. She did it all so that she could find out if the people on the freighter knew about her checkered past. It does however make me wonder who is looking for Ben so desperately. Who wants to get him? Minkowski?

The end of the episode also reveals that something must have happened to Sayid, Desmond and Frank Lapidus. The helicopter is MIA. It’s been gone for over a day. Maybe the time difference has something to do with this, but that’s not sure. Since we know that Sayid survived the island, that makes you wonder where they are. Maybe Frank is secretly working for their employer on some designated tasks.

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John wakes up and cooks for someone breakfast. He goes into the basement and delivers it. It’s for Ben. He’s been moved to John’s basement from the rec room. John wants to know about Ben’s spy on the ship. Ben mentions that John hasn’t received any information from Jacob. Ben pisses John off and takes the breakfast back. He throws the breakfast against the wall. He storms out.

Kate and Claire see him. Sawyer comes by to see Kate. He wants her to move in with him. She doesn’t want to. She doesn’t trust him. She tells him to go home.

In the future, Kate is coming out of a limousine. She goes through a throng of reporters to court. It’s Kate’s trial. She pleads not guilty to all charges, with include murder in the first, GTA and other counts. The prosecutor asks her to be remanded into custody. The judge agrees with the prosecutor and they put Kate in jail.

Sun and Jin are talking about their life after the island. He wants to live in America. Sun wants to have her baby in Korea. Jack comes back to the beach with Charlotte and Dan. He tells them that Kate is staying with Locke.

Kate wants to talk to Miles. John tells her no. Kate sees Hurley bringing dinner to Miles. She stops him and finds out where Locke is keeping Miles. She asks him who she is. She wants to know more about herself. In exchange, Miles wants a minute with Ben.

In the future, Kate is meeting with her attorney. He tells her that the DA has decided to try the case herself. He tells her that it’s time to try to talk deals. She’s looking at 20 years for each count. He tells her that he needs someone to talk about her character. He wants to put her son on the stand. She doesn’t want to.

Sun is worried about what is happening to Sayid. Jack can’t get through to anyone. Claire asks Kate to pick Aaron. Kate hesitates. Claire does it herself.

During her trial, her attorney calls Dr. Jack Sheppard. He says that only eight of them survived the crash. He tells the jury how she saved them all. Kate tries to make him stop. He says that he doesn’t love her anymore.

Hurley and Sawyer are having a fun time in their cottage. Hurley is watching Xanadu. Sawyer is reading. She tells him that she wants to use him to break out Ben. Sawyer pays a visit to Locke. They play some backgammon. Sawyer tells Locke what Kate has planned. They both run down to the boathouse to find Miles. They find him gone.

Meanwhile, Kate and Miles break into John’s cottage. They go see Ben. Miles says that his employer has put in a lot of time and energy to find Ben. He offers to lie to his employer for 3.2 million dollars. He gives him a week to come up with the money. Miles he says that he got her name when she called the freighter. He knows that she is a fugitive.

He tells her to stay on the island. On the way up the stairs, Locke and Sawyer walk into them. John tells her to go back to her place.

John comes by to talk with Kate. She tells him what Miles and Ben talked about. John tells her that she isn’t welcome anymore. She needs to leave by morning.

In the future, Kate has a private meeting with her mom. Her mom is the prime witness of the prosecution. Her mom says that it all changed when she thought Kate was dead. She’s living on borrowed time. She’s had 6 months to live during the last four years. Her mom wants to see her grandson.

Kate comes by to see Sawyer. She tells him that Locke banished her.

Charlotte and Dan are doing another experiment with cards. Jack comes by to wonder why he can’t get through to the boat. He makes Charlotte use their emergency number. Regina answers. Regina doesn’t know anything about Sayid. She didn’t know that anyone was coming back from the island. This means that something happened to Desmond and Sayid.

Locke has got Miles strung up. He puts a live grenade in Miles’ mouth. Sawyer thinks that Kate thinks that she still is preggers. She says that she isn’t preggers. Kate says that she is going back to the beach. This means that Sawyer is the father of her child.

The DA wants to approach the bench. The DA says that Diane Jensen, Kate’s mom, can’t testify due to medical reasons. The judge gives her until lunch. The DA offers four years. Her lawyer wants four years suspended. The DA says that she will get 10 years probation and she has to stay in the state. She can’t leave. Kate accepts the deal. She sees Jack in the garage. Jack doesn’t want to see the baby. She says that they won’t be going for coffee until he can see the kid. Maybe this means that Sawyer is dead.

Kate comes home. Her son is Aaron. This means that Claire is dead. She wouldn’t leave her son voluntarily. Jack must have been involved in the way that Claire died.

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