WARNING: The content of this blog is based entirely on Seasons 1-5 of ABC’s LOST. If you have not watched all 103 episodes and don’t want your fun spoiled,then please do not read this blog until you’ve caught up!
This episode focuses on Kate.
- In flashbacks we discover that Kate was part of a armed bank robbery.
She played a loan seeker, but was in fact part of the team. When thing start getting violent towards the end of the job she shoots her teammates to save the bank manager’s life. She wasn’t after the money in the end but an envelope from a safety deposit box.
- Kate and Sawyer find a silver Haliburton case in the lagoon. Kate says it’s hers, but Sawyer deduces that it’s not and takes it from her.
- Eventually Kate enlists Jack’s help to get the case back as it contains 4 guns. When asked if it contains anything else she lies. Jack and Kate’s complicated relationship in it’s complicated infancy
- When the case is finally opened there is also an envelope of personal effects which contains the envelope from the safety deposit box which
in turn contains a toy plane. When questioned by Jack she says that it belonged to the man she loved. Jack presses her and she says that it belonged to the man she killed. Jack walks off in disgust.
In other action:
Boone lies to Claire about going into the jungle with Locke to look for Claire. He takes the axe to Locke in the jungle. When asked if anyone saw him Boone says “no. I don’t think so.” To which John replies, “Well, which is it?” We now that they are working on the hatch but at this point in the series it is not known what’s really going on – just that Boone and Locke are being super-secretive about what they’re doing.
Shannon and Sayid’s relationship begins in earnest as Sayid enlists her to translate Rousseau’s notations on the map. He is expecting something informative, but all Shannon can giive him is childish nonsense. Sayid is frustrated with her, but in the end it turns out that the words are from a children’s song. Rousseau’s sanity is once again in question.
In one of the more touching exchanges of the series, Rose befriends Charlie and with gentle firmness gets him to stop wallowing in self-pity and regret over Claire’s kidnapping. She talks about her faith that Bernard is still alive. In the end when Charlie asks for help she prays for him, in what was a surprisingly genuine and non-hokey characterization of relgious faith in mainstream American television.