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  • S 2 : Ep 14

    The Hotel Tango

    Aired 8/25/07

  • S 2 : Ep 13

    See Ya

    Aired 3/10/07

  • S 2 : Ep 12

    One Breath Away

    Aired 3/3/07

  • S 2 : Ep 11

    Good Luck Abby

    Aired 2/24/07

  • S 2 : Ep 10

    The Drift

    Aired 2/17/07

  • Cast & Crew
  • Hallee Hirsh

    Daley Marin

  • Corbin Bleu

    Nathan McHugh

  • Johnny Pacar

    Cody Jackson

  • Kristy Wu

    Melissa Wu

  • Lauren Storm

    Taylor Hagan

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  • As a school trip, a group of students embark upon an eco-adventure camping trip in Micronesia. But when their charter plane suddenly crashes during a tropical storm and flies off a cliff, the young students find themselves on a deserted island. They have no radio contact and they think they won't be there for long - but they're wrong. The show centers on seven of the students. The survivors consist of: Nathan: A wilderness lover, strong Daley: Politician, good student Taylor: Popular, future model Eric: Funny, not serious Melissa: Peace maker, not athletic Jackson: New kid, quiet, mysterious Lex: Daley's step-brother, smart Now these kids, and their pilot, are going to have to survive with each other and develop relationships. Obstacles will appear that will make it difficult to survive. Some of the students do not take the situation seriously but they come to realize it's no vacation.moreless

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    • Melissa: We saved the plane. It was pretty awesome. The way we all worked together. And I really think if everybody puts their personal stuff aside and thinks like a team, we'll be okay until we get rescued.

    • Nathan: My name's Nathan McHugh and I'm one of the eleven people from Los Angeles who...crashed on an island somewhere in the South Pacific. We're not sure how long we're gonna be here, but I thought it would be a smart idea to make a diary in case...well, in case whatever. Uh, we all go to the same school, but we're not a bunch. Melissa's great. You know, I think she's the one person we can all rely on. I hate to say I'm glad she's here, but...I'm glad she's here. Daley? She's totally competent, but...she's an ego case. If an idea isn't hers, it's not a good one. Eric's a funny guy, but he's strange. He's acting like this is a vacation. I wonder what he's gonna do when reality hits. Taylor's gonna need a clue. Or you know what? Maybe it's better that she doesn't have one, 'cause if she figures out how much trouble we're in, her brain might explode. I don't get Jackson. You know, he's only been at school a couple of months so nobody really knows him. I don't know if he's cool or super smart or brain-dead. To be honest, he gives me the creeps. And Daley's little stepbrother, Lex, is here, unfortunately. You know, this is gonna be tough enough without having a little kid getting all upset on us.

    • Nathan: We had no idea how long we'd be stuck. But one thing was clear: we needed a leader to keep us together and be a grown-up. Unfortunately, all we had was Captain Chaos.

    • Melissa: Where do you think we are? I mean, we can't be far off course, can we? Nathan: I don't know, Mel. You know, maybe we were lucky enough to land where somebody'll find us quick. Maybe we're lucky just to be anywhere.

    • Daley: Call the other plane with the rest of our group. Or call the airport at Palau or-or call the Navy. Captain Russell: Maybe I can just tune into the Yankees game while I'm at it. Daley: That's not funny. Captain Russell: You want funny? Listen. (turns on the radio and only static is heard) Daley: Which means? Captain Russell: Which means this radio is about as useless as this plane. How's that for funny?

    • Nathan: That was the moment. The last time everything was still cool. The trip had just started and nobody hated anybody else...much. Everything was exactly the way it was supposed to be. None of us had a clue that we were on the edge of a cliff and about to step off.

    • (Nathan and Daley are fighting over who should be leader and Captain Russell is leaving into the jungle) Daley: Hey! While you're gone sombody's gotta be in charge. You're the grown up. Appoint some one. Captain Russell: Okay, kiddies, who wants to be the big boss? (Nathan and Daley raise their hands while the others just stare into their direction) Captain Russell (sarcastically and pretending he just notices them): Oh! Big surprise! Why don't you two fight it out, huh? May the best dork or dorkette win. (He leaves, laughing)

    • (The pilot, Captain Russell, hands out food to the three who are going to look for something in the forest with him) Abby: Is this chicken? I'm a vegan. Captain Russell: A who? Abby: It means I don't eat meat. Captain Russell: I don't eat vegetables. What does that make me? Abby: A meathead.

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    Notes (3)

    • The song played at the end of the episode was: Collide by Howie Day

    • This is the first appearance of Ian and Jory in season 2.

    • In Canada, this aired as 4 parts, one part each week.

    Trivia (47)

    • TRIVIA: The castaways are Lex, age 10; Nathan, age 16; Melissa, age 16; Eric, age 16; Daley, age 16; Taylor, age 16; Jackson, age 16; Abby, age 16; Jory, age 16; Ian, age 16 and the pilot, Captain Russell, age unknown.

    • TRIVIA: In this episode, it is revealed that Nathan and Taylor previously dated until they broke up when Nathan lost the class president election.

    • TRIVIA: In this episode, Jackson is elected group leader by secret ballot. He wasn't even one of the candidates, but everyone felt that he'd be the best leader.

    • TRIVIA: The voting for group leader went as follows - Nathan voted for himself, Daley voted for herself, Jackson voted for no one, and Lex, Taylor, Melissa, and Eric voted for Jackson.

    • TRIVIA: The song played at the end is What Happens Tomorrow by Duran Duran.

    • TRIVIA: Taylor secretly helps Jackson with his fishing in this episode.

    • TRIVIA: The song played while Eric was carrying water is Working in a Coalmine by the Sugar Beats.

    • TRIVIA: In the photo of Daley with her family, her dad is portrayed by the creator and director of the show, D.J. MacHale.

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    Allusions (2)

    • Title: Eight is Enough
      This is a reference to the 1977-1981 sitcom Eight is Enough.

    • Title: Look Who's Not Talking
      This is a reference to the 1989 movie Look Who's Talking starring John Travolta and Kirstie Alley, and was followed by two sequels.

  • Fan Reviews (97)
  • It's like a cheap lost! Without the great plot line that makes it worth watching! I'm reallt giving this a 0.0

    By book_lover, Feb 18, 2006

  • It's no Lost but...

    By toonaspie, Nov 27, 2005

  • Jackson(johnny pacar) is the hottest character on the show he keeps everyone together.

    By alexstarz, Jun 24, 2009

  • Teens on a school vacation, then suddenly there is a plane crash and they are on a deserted tropical island. The group splits up, but the show is mostly made up of 7 characters. There is hate, love, reality, and the importance of sticking together.

    By xxnovaxstarxx, Dec 24, 2008

  • a plane crashes on an uninhabited island... same general idea as lost only geared to a younger age level.

    By Snow-Angel, Sep 21, 2008

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