Lost: The Package Did Not Deliver

Oh Lost, what a rollercoaster you've put me on this year. The ups, the downs, the excitement, the nausea. With last week's Richard-centric thrill ride chugging along as one of the season's best, it was time to go back to the end of the line and wait.

"The Package" was one of those Lost episodes that washes away from the mind as soon as that final deep chime and title card pop up. I think it was when Sun, running through the high grasslands from Smocke, smacked her head Keystone Kop-style into a tree--a stationary one at that--that I first furrowed my brow and realized "The Package" was not going to be another "Ab Aeterno."

And it was when Jack diagnosed Sun with temporary aphasia--a tree-trunk induced lack of language skills which renders her spoken English non-existent--that my face firmly met my palm. I fully understand the double standard I set by being okay with smoke monsters, dead characters returning, and time travel, yet put off by the soap-opera device of aphasia, but really? Save that for As the World Turns. Who knows, maybe she's just lying again.

It's also gotten to the point where Jin and Sun, who I used to love dearly, have been stripped down to a very simple tale of impossible love. Things were interesting before when Jin was a hitman for Mr. Paik and he did despicable things for love. Things were interesting before when Sun was having an affair and Jin suspected nothing. Things were interesting before when Sun was pregnant on the island and her life and her baby's life were in danger. But it seems that their storyline has dragged on to simply Sun shouting, "Have you seen my husband?" and Jin demonstratively stating, "If Sun is on the island, I must find her" over and over again.

I also prefer the two as separate characters, not lumped into one as a couple as several of their centric episodes have become. Yes they're Lost's power couple, but weren't things more interesting when we got each of their points of view on their relationship? When they were dealing with more than just logistically being apart? I really like the Kwons, especially Jin, but I don't think the writers are giving them their due.

Claire seems to also have fallen by the wayside of the writers, and they don't seem to know what to do with her. All of a sudden she's docile as a pussycat and not the feral wild child who AXED A GUY IN THE STOMACH. Zombie Sayid isn't that much fun either, and Ben is firmly on the defensive. Some of the characters, once so rich and complex, are being crammed into holes too small for their well-developed past.

Another problem: The moments that are supposed to "wow" us just aren't doing it anymore either. Sun and Jin not married in the side-flash? No biggie. The return of Mikhail as a translator? Whatever. These aren't horrible things, mind you, but at some point the fact that the writers want us to be impressed with these things that just aren't that impressive is going to wear on us. Even Desmond's return at the end isn't really an OMG moment... it just gets us excited for next episode. Anyone else feel this way?

Next: V Invades Lost!

Nothing I'm about to say hasn't already been said about that annoying graphic in the bottom-right corner that was pimping V's return during last night's broadcast (NJ.com's Alan Sepinwall, with his East Coast head start, beat most to the punch), but WOW! Whoever was responsible for that mess should be fired, or at least demoted to cafeteria duty at ABC. Those of you who illegally downloaded a screener without the pop-up, consider me insanely jealous.

Not only was a bright red "V" in the corner annoying, but the actual moving parts of the countdown kept drawing my eyeballs to it. And, as any user of DVRs can tell you, having a clock telling you exactly when the episode you are watching is going to end is a horrible disservice to viewers. When Sayid does his Solid Snake/Navy SEAL swim up to the submarine, we all knew we were about to step into cliffhanger territory because the damn clock told us. The fun of cliffhangers is not knowing when we're on the edge of the cliff, but that clock doubled as both a signal of the beginning of V and the end of Lost.

But that's not even the worst part of the whole thing. The stupid promo actually blocked off incredibly important information during the actual broadcast when Sun was showing Jack her written responses to his questions. Sure, with a bit more concentration we could all tell what she wrote despite the V logo blocking it, but it wasn't easy. And trying to read around it certainly didn't help the atmosphere of what might have been a touching moment.

We've seen ABC try so hard--pathetically hard--to try and make V and Lost BFFs. But these cross-promos, which are little more than V annoyingly siphoning Lost's popularity, are having the opposite effect on me.

This is in no way the fault of the Lost staff. It sits squarely on the shoulders of ABC's marketing department or whoever is in charge of this garbage. Unacceptable. I asked ABC for comment on the situation, but they haven't gotten back to me. Shame on you, ABC.

But alas, why focus on the negative? Why not focus on a DESMOND EPISODE NEXT WEEK! At least, I'm guessing it's Des-centric based on the bagpipes all over the sneak peek we got. But as any fan knows, Desmond episodes hands down have the best batting average for being great episodes. Plus it's titled "Happily Ever After," which is somewhat foreboding as--gulp--it could mean someone dies. I'm fully expecting someone to eat it hard next week, and I hope it isn't Desmond.

BONUS LINK: Check out this funny Richard Alpert picture!

User Contribution News

Hooray! There was almost universal agreement that last week's episode was a good--no, great--one. Or as user pichikin said, "@#&%$ awesome!" Several people even said it was far and away the best of the season. I have no problem with that. It was fantastic. I also forgot to point out Nestor's fantastic acting, he really carried that episode on his back well.

I also went over a bunch of episodes that I considered "special" as they took a different turn from their respective season's storytelling structure. Snuffles929 mentioned both parts of "Through the Looking Glass" and a few of you mentioned "Ji Yeon" as other special episodes, the former introducing the flashfoward and the latter using split times when we were supposed to think they were occurring in the same time. Absolutely true, but in both those cases, the sheet was pulled off at the very end in an "Aha!" moment! Whereas the list I mentioned had us knowing they were going somewhere different almost immediately. I'm nitpicking, sorry.

Coldgluegun: I was secretly hoping someone would get annoyed with the "Team Jacob" thing. I won't do it again.

MarkkuJuntunen noticed that in "The Incident," the old ship approaching the island (when Jacob and MIB are first seen chatting on the beach) is doing so in gorgeous weather, and wonders how it can be the same ship (The Black Rock) we saw last week crashing on the island in the storm. Well sir, I think you just answered your own question.

Hovabyte: you wonder how I showed more restraint over my review of "Ab Aeterno" yet placed it higher in my list over "Recon," which I was very excited about. The simple answer is this: varying degrees of hangover on the days I wrote the stories. We all have our weaknesses, and a glass of McCutcheon Scotch is my poison.

The Lost Season 6 Episode Power Rankings

(I'll be keeping tabs on each episode, ranking them in terms of quality each week, right here. Your opinions will differ from mine.)

"The Package": Not the season's shining moment, but not its worst either. Okay, almost its worst. A side-flash that didn't impress a whole lot and on-island action that sputtered a bit. Let's put this one near the end.

1. "The Substitute" Ep. 4
2. "Ab Aeterno" Ep. 9
3. "Recon" Ep. 8
4. "LA X (2)" Ep. 2
5. "The Lighthouse" Ep. 5
6. "Sundown" Ep. 6
7. "LA X (1)" Ep. 1
8. "Dr. Linus Ep. 7
9. "The Package" Ep. 10
10. "What Kate Does" Ep. 3

Your Homework:

We all know that some major deaths are coming to the show. Who do you think will die, and who do you want to die?


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As for whose days are numbered? I tend to agree with Shartman63's predictions. I would also add Kate to that list. I just get the feeling she's a goner. Though, if she dies (probably a finale death) I think that Sawyer would live, or vice versa. I don't think the writers would have the heart to kill BOTH of them, but who knows. Everyone on the island might end up dead for all we know.
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Claire is another issue I tend to agree on. I'm still trying to figure out how she got infected in the first place and what possessed her to leave Aaron in the jungle and then forget about it. I mean, how does the infection work? Are some people more susceptible to it than others? If so, who? {sighs}
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Hey! There is a first time for everything, Mr. Surette, because on the issue of Sun and Jin we're in total agreement. I too think that they've been underutilized and kind of neglected. But, to be fair, this might be natural the result of the plot constraints of this season's overall story arc thus far.
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i would realy LOVE to see Widmore die, but its probably not gonna happen till like the end probabaly.

My list of who probably wikll die soon:

1. Sun (Her and Jin will prob reunite just for her 2 die.) (Also, if she dies from that gunshot in the sideways world).

2. Frank/Miles (Not really needed. As much as i looove them both, Franks basically a redshirt now, and Miles is really ionly serving a sa comic relief, which is more than Frank's doing right now :-(.).

3. Richard/Ben/Sawyer (Probabaly asb one of the finale deaths.).



All just guesses. Also, I didnt include Sayid or Claire because I consider them both dead already.
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Yes I am!, surely the writers are trying their best and have a lot of well written twists to get us to the end of their creation, but ABC is just worried about their ratings for the now, and not the prestige they can achieve when the show becomes a classic. It is a pitty that shows have to bend towards weekly ratings instead a whole concept, but well, it is not a movie we are talking about. Maybe a LOST movie would be the real deal instead this "money maker episodes".
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You're so right about most of this. Jin and Sun are beyond boredom; no one cares. Aphasia--please! Is this General Hospital? Poor Emilie de Ravin--she came back for this? It's hard to believe the writers devised the ending some time ago--it certainly looks hastily put together, going nowhere except for the next week. And Hurley! What's with his attitude toward Jack? As he himself might say, didn't see that coming. Still and all, the memories of the first three seasons make it all bearable.
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The V clock was really annoying. I was pissed that I couldn't read what Sun was writing without having to pause my DVR and squint at the screen. FAIL!
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typically, people die in episodes where their character are the centric character (eko, ana lucia, shannon). if people expect someone to die this coming week, my bet is on desmond.
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I completely agree!
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Btw...i think Hurley is next Jacob. He just cant have a abad thing happen to him and he has the numbers and is all free. The smokey will probably be one of the Kwons or Jack.
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It's simple. If they are good guys off island then they'll not wan't to ruin that universe and will try to stop Locke. Sawyer is undercover cop...and has that role on the island too and will be the one that is going to decide which universe is the better for him. Since it seems that Kate got cought in the real world i guess they'll have a trinagledrama there too...depending on how that works out i bet he will make his decision based on that. I'm betting that Locke isn't that bad after all, the only thing im waiting for if Aaron is Locke? He hinted that in a way....
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Let's see, who could we kill off. We sure need a major death, no Frogurt, no red shirts. That means we're either going to see a Candidate or a main story line character die.

Who's not going to die:
Desmond - He's not going to die, you wouldn't drag him back to the island if you didn't want him to actually have an impact on the story. Dying right away the next episode just doesn't server that purpose.
Hurley, Sawyer, Jack - If they want us to keep on speculating who's going to get Jacob's job in the end then there's no way we see either of them go.
Widmore - Guess we can exclude him because he's one of the war parties.
Illana - Way too early for her to say good bye. Protectors usually die at the end not in the first major battle.

Who could die:
Claire - Possible, but would we even care? She just got back on the show anyway.
Kate - Kate is kinda the bridge between Sawyer and Jack, who don't interact at all at the moment. It would make sense to take her out of the equation here in an heartbreaking moment and have either Jack or Sawyer do something unexpected as a result. But I love her and I'm still waiting for another of her brilliant moments - don't really want to lose her. Let her get off the island!
Ben Linus - At this point he only has some "yep, I'm still here"-moments and he's just waiting for a chance to redeem himself. Go, go, Ben, push someone out of the way of a bullet. Quick and painless please.

Who will die:
Sayid - With him being infected and all we can already cross him off the candidate list, he's had his centric episode and his last skill left is ass-kicking. So there are only two more ways for Sayid: Become the super soldier of the dark side or say good bye with a bang.
Jin and Sun - We know one of them is a candidate, doesn't even matter which one. One is a bad as the other. The logical step to go is have them finally reunite in a happy-happy moment and then have one of them die a tragic death killed by the goodies so the other one is free to join the baddies. They just had their last centric episode, so what better time than now?
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I think none of the "boring" (in this season) characters will die. I'm guessing there'll be a huge WTF?-moment next week

I guess that either Desmond, Sayid (or both!) will leave us, not that I want them to, but thats not how it works. For now it looks like they are the being used by "locked" and widmore. And to be honest, neither one of them cares of collateral damage. This is also the onlyone of my theories I can work desmond in. I also think that it could be time for sawyer to leave. Eventhough he's my favorite of "team locke". But it would be similar to the ending of Dexter last season (which was by far the biggest WTF?-moment). Again, I don't really want any of them to die. Not even Ben, the biggest douche this season. And the Idea of Claire murdering Kate seems to be to simple for lost allthough this season has thrown many things apart.
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I foresee the ending scene that Darlton claims to have known from the beginning. Simply, Jack and fLocke sitting by the beach just as MIB and Jacob did in the 5th season finale, fLocke telling Jack he'll find another way off the island and Jack as Jacob's successor telling fLocke he'll stop him again... (Everyone else is either dead or in the alternate universe, but Jack vanished from that world while operating on Sun's gunshot.)
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Recon #3? That episode was terrible except for the scene of Flocke and Kate at the beach. The best episodes so far have been Ab Aeterno & The Lighthouse.
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after last week's awesome episode they follow it up with this disappointing episode where the flash-sideways ended up being more interested than the regular part of the show. they are dropping on the ball on kwon romance, which is too bad because their flashbacks in the first few seasons could have made this couple the new penny/desmond, but i'm just not feeling it with these two. :(
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I am going to be SOOOOOO upset if Jack isn't the one or if he dies. Watching all the episodes over and over through out the years, and then have a very unsatisfying ending is just going to kill me.
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I think we all know that Jack is going to be the "one" so he's probably not going to die (unless that's part of the process of becoming the next Jacob). I agree with the commenters that said Ilana, Ben and/or Sawyer will probably die in some heroic way. I don't want Kate to die, I want her to be obliterated from the LOST world as if she never existed. LOL. I really hope Claire and Sayid can still be brought back to their old selves but that doesn't seem likely, especially for Claire. She's got too much blood on her hands. I think they're going to die or stay on the island as Smokey's lackeys. =c
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I admit I was a little surprised that Jin and Sun weren't married but that wasn't really a big shocker moment. This season seriously needs more of those OMG I can't believe it! moments if it wants to keep me interested, because so far the only yhing this season has done is confirm things that were pretty much already accepted as facts: Richard came on the Black Rock? OMG I already thought that for a long time. Desmond is on the boat? Woah, I didn't expect that, oh wait I did. I still like show though it's one of the better hours of television on these days but this season just hasn't sucked me in yet. On a side note, am I the only one who really liked the guy who plays Keamy's acting this episode? That guy deserves more credit. And for the preson who's going to die next, Im gonna go with Widmore. It's not really based on anything but a wild guess is as good as any one Lost right?
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I didn't think it was the best episode, but was worthwhile. I just love Sun. But that V crap logo in the right corner was absoultely irritating. If Lost is going to continue to have subtitles, then they should think about the stupid logos in the right corner. Distracts from the message.
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As for our homework.. well, I can't really guess what will happen to each and every character, that's nearly impossible. I am going to make an educated guess about the fates of Jin&Sun and Benjamin. I have a feeling Jin&Sun are going to survive because the producers are suckers for happy endings (countless reunion scenes as well as the love story between Rose and Bernard are my evidence). I think Benjamin is going to die, even though to us, from the standpoint of our heroes the crash survivors, he was a villain and in many ways he indeed was that., he had spent his entire life serving and protecting the island. I feel that they're gonna give him a heroic ending, where he sacrifices himself for the greater good. That's it from me.
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I didn't like this episode, it felt as if nothing of substance happened and the little that did was just somehow inconsequential to be of any importance. There are some parts I did like, one of them the confrontation between Widmore and Smocke, I also liked Jack finally stepping up (in this season) to be a leader again. Cause quite frankly, Sun had no idea what she's gonna do, she just wants her husband back and was acting a little pissy about it. I predicted that the "thing" in the locked room on the sub was Desmond after I saw the episode Recon, but alas I didn't mention that to anyone so I can't claim credit for it. It seems this was just a transition episode where they set up stuff that's about to happen. There was an important clue no one seemed to have mention. First, Desmond is their "secret weapon" and then they kidnap Jin and ask him about mapped out energy sources, and let's not forget that Desmond spent several years right next to one, kept pushing a button that prevented further "incidents" and eventually survived an implosion of said "energy bubble" or whatever it's called. That right there is a clue, in my opinion.
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Can we all just enjoy the ride and trust that all of this is going to be mindblowingly good. After season three, when the show finally had a timeline to finish. It set into motion what the writers had been treading water in. The end. They have always known where they were going but until after season three they didn't know how long it would take to get there. They had plenty of time to space it correctly it's all gonna work out in an amazing way. Let's stop badgering and trust what we've known since we started. Lost is one of the greatest shows of all time and when it's over and from it's past we will all know why. Let's just enjoy being lost for one more month cause it's all we have left.
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I think Said, Claire, Jack and Kate will die. How? I don't have any idea but Kate is playing with fire episode after episode, both Claire and Sayid are crazy, and Jack... what a sad man. Bring Juliet back to life soon and not only for an episode and Desmond. I miss them.
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Just realised how stupid that last post was. No I don't want Juliet to come back to the Island timeline, that'd be weird. Hope you'll excuse me, I only just got up.
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Screw deaths, bring Juliet back! For good. And not just to kill her off again. That sucked. I know they are bringing her back, but I hope it's not just in the side flashes. Oh, and I think either Jin or Sun is going to die. With the whole only one name on the wall thing. I don't want them to though.
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OH! that stupid V sign killed the episode for me. not so much the logo..but that timer took away from the drama in my opinion.
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and I too agree kate should die...Im so tired of her.
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I think the problem some of us are having, is there has not been a episode that makes us get that last season feel.
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I agree that Sun & Jin have been stripped down of everything that ever made them interesting when Sun came back to the Island. And Sun forgetting english was soappy enough that it could have made it into an episode of The OC. Though, there were some very nice things about this episode. First, I watched it on CTV, how lucky I am! And then there was our first sideways death, which changes the game a little bit. And Keamy is always fun to see, especially this year. We got a hint on how Widmore plans to deal with Locke, and even though the end wasn't as suspenseful as it should have been, it does tease us to how awesome the next episode will be. As we know, Desmond tends to have awesome centric episodes (Live Together, Die Alone, Jughead, The Constant, Flashes...). It wasn't the best, but I had fun watching it. That is, except when on-Island Sun was there.
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northpoint77 you are wrong side Ms. Kwon can speak english this was evident in LAX. She still was planning on fleeing in the US so she had to know english. The one connection between the worlds I noticed was Jin shot Mikael in the same eye he had the parch on in season 3.



p.s. Sayid swiming up was just like Solid Snake I thought the same thing.



p.s.s. I like V alot but the red V was an annoying promo.
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Main problem i belive, Lost don't want to finish.It did not planned this way, but after W-strike, it started shaking and channel decided to finish it as soon as possible.So may be possible 2 or 3 season's storyline squizing in a season now.
as for your comment, dude, you are too lame :) Jin and Sun are great and this episode is very completion of Sayid's episode,i was curious what Jin was doing there all the time, and got my answer in this one.(Plus, SUN is very hot, i like how she unbutton her shirt,so if nothing "wow" you anymore,she should :) )
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I totally agree that the \'aphasia\' is a connection between the two universes. Obviously this episode was no Ab Aeterno, but it was probably better than you ranked it. I was a little disappointed that some of the possible reveals were just brushed over because Widmore and Flocke seem to know so much about each other. On the Sun/Jin flash-sideways, I was disappointed in the lack of change (though Sun/Jin have already changed their relationship on the island so maybe it was a change compared to them at the beginning). However, I still liked it because it was a nice twist in their relationship which I have really loved to watch. I do agree that Sun/Jin\'s search for each other is approaching the Michael\'s WWWAAAAAAALLLLLLLLTTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! level of annoyance, but I still sympathize with them some because they\'re not being total d-bags about it like he was. My final Sun/Jin comment: I kind of liked how Sun decided to tell Jack\'s group to bug off at first. Lately the characters just have seemed to go with the flow and Sawyer in his typical fashion is the only one that is even subtly saying f&@% this **** On the subject of Claire and Sayid, maybe Flocke has more power over them than you think. Also, Flocke hinted that once they get off the island Claire can do what she wants with Kate (Whatever happens, happens). Maybe she is just biding her time. Also, how can you be down on a zombie Sayid? Sure he hasn\'t done anything major yet, but can you not imagine a Sayid horror movie where he starts hunting, torturing, and eating the brains of Widmore\'s crew (and subsequent island visitors and eventually humans in other countries as the inevitable 90 sequels come out) if they don\'t get around to it by the end of this season? As long as Sawyer, Hurley, Sayid (I really want to see him redeemed), Desmond/Penny, and maybe Miles (for his wit and for the buddy cop show with Sawyer) survive I would pretty much kill everyone else just to get Juliet and/or Charlie back. There is no one I really, really want to die (not even Kate), and of course I have no idea who is going to die. If I had to guess Illana and Ben would be my top choices.
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Too bad you didn't get it...sun hitting her head as she was running through the jungle revealed that the sideways and the Island stories are connecting as events unfold...this was not a soap opera gimmick. This was a relevant storytelling device. She doesn't have aphasia or whatever, that was a misdirection. She cannot speak english because her sideways self cannot speak english and the two are becoming one. Your review kinda sucked cause you missed sooo much stuff in the episode...everyone wanting an incredible insightful review check out ew.com
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I totally agree on almost all points except for the overall dislike of this episode that you have. While I agree that Sun/Jin stories have been more exciting in the past, I usually was bored by them. This one however felt a lot more interesting to me. I also find it curious that you're so hung up on the whole aphasia thing. To me I saw it as yet another way to show how the two worlds are related in so many ways. In the sideways Sun couldn't speak English so naturally she loses that ability in the normal reality. It's a stretch, but I thought it was kind of cool. As for the homework: I think we can all agree that Jack and Kate need to die(however Jack hasn't annoyed me this season as much as he usually did). I feel Sawyer will sacrifice himself because he has nothing to live for with Juliet being gone(though him wanting to get off the island could come first). I feel Hurley is the only sure survivor as too many people love him to death and would hate to see him die(but they did kill of Charlie). And of all the people I would love to see survive I would say Desmond and Locke(he had a terrible death and needs to come back even if just to die in a better way god dammit!)
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When I heard about this episode being a Jin/Sun episode, I was pretty excited. Granted, not as much as I was for last week's Richard episode, or next week's Desmond episode, but still excited. The main reason was because I was expecting it to continue the pattern that I mentioned in last week's article, where most of the characters go through some kind of monumental character defining, or in some cases, character changing development. And in the case of Sun and Jin, I thought that it would do a lot in terms of their seperation, and their roles on the island. Even if they weren't brought together, I thought that it might have gone deeper into the reasoning behind it, or made their journeys throughout the season become stronger overall. Unfortunately, that didn't happen. And while this wasn't the worst episode, it was the most disappointing episode of the season so far for that reason. That being said, there were elements that I did enjoy, which at least puts it above "What Kate Does." To start off with, there were still a few pretty solid moments within the on-island Sun/Jin moments that stood out to me. Jin being shown the pictures of Ji Yeon was my favorite scene in that part of the episode, and Sun's scene with Jack at the end was good as well (although I do agree that the V sign did weaken it a bit). One theory I have, which doesn't really have anything to back it up as of now, but would be interesting if it were true, is the possibility that Sun losing her ability to speak English was more of a connection to the parallel timeline's Sun, who couldn't speak English. I know that Jack said that there is a possibility that it was really aphasia, but you never know with Lost. With the parallel timeline, I wouldn't say it was one of the better parallel timeline stories (though, as I've mentioned before, I have felt that way for the majority of the parallel timeline stories, but most of them have gotten stronger upon rewatching them), but I did think it was an interesting twist on the origins of their regular story, and there were some nice moments between them. I would actually say that I liked the parallel timeline a bit more than most of the main story. Outside of the Jin/Sun stories, I actually thought that the war element was nicely developed, albeit with a somewhat shaky start. I think that each group (Widmore's, Jack's, and the smoke monster's) did a nice job moving forward within the war. There was the very interesting confrontation between the smoke monster and Widmore, where the smoke monster basically declares ware on Widmore, the slow but steady progression of whatever Widmore's plan is, with the capture of Jin, and the unsurprising but important reveal of Desmond being the "package," and finally, after a few weeks of being together but somewhat fractured and unsure about what to do, Jack's team finally has come together, not just physically, but mentally, and is now ready to enter the war, presumably within the next episode. So... Overal, this is actually one time I at least partially agree with you about an episode you dislike this season, although I do like it a bit more than you seem to. I do think it has its fair share of strength, but also its fair share of weaknesses that bring it down.



As for the deaths, I'm starting to think that maybe Penny has, or will die within the next episode. I hope I'm wrong, because Penny and Desmond are probably the couple I most want to see live "happily ever after," with Jin and Sun being second, but I can't help feeling this may be the end of his life with her now that Desmond's on the island again. As for the character I most want dead, I'd have to go with Kate. Between Jack and Sawyer, I'd say I'd it if Kate ended up with Jack, because Sawyer is still mourning over Juliet, and it's way too soon to be moving on. If he jumps ship into Kate's arms so quickly, I may lose all the respect for his character that I've gained throughout the series, which is saying a lot considering he's one of my favorite characters (but not quite #1). But in all honsty... Going into this season, Jack was my least favorite character. But after the developments he has gone through, he's starting to grow on me (even if he does have a few annoying moments every now and then), and Kate has sunk to the bottom. She's probably the least changed character on the entire show, she's brought down both Jack and Sawyer, and I think that both people are too good for her. And if she doesn't end up with either one of them, once her story with Claire is resolved, she pretty much has no reason to stay alive.
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I would really like the Man in Black to die. He has taken on the appearance of John Locke, who was a favorite Lostie. He has corrupted Claire and Sayid, two more Losties. He has been making all these promises to some of my favorite characters (Sawyer, Sun, Richard) and he is doing this to try to recruit them, and then eventually kill them. So, I would really like the MIB to die soon, so there is a better chance for our favorites to survive.
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I would have to agree!
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Who honestly gives a **** about Sun & Jin. Not a good episode. I found myself flipping channels, which I never do during Lost. That giant V was really pissing me off and I purposely didn\'t watch it cause I was so mad.
Lets hope next weeks episode is better, cause this weeks told us nothing new at all.
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I must agree with every word you said. This episode is still better than Kate's one though, but simply too slow.
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Walt? Seriously lol. Sure he has a place in the story, but has been basically removed because he grew like a weed lol. Desomnd has been built up over 4 seasons to be this different character, a loner if you will. He has this connection with the island and its mysteries, let's follow him and find out what he can tell us.
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Please continue to point out the obvious deficiencies of the final season for the die-hard fans that refuse to accept how weak this overall story is becoming. Perhaps the repeated doses of reality will snap them out of their revelry.
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I was disappointed with the Desmond reveal...I was hoping it would be Walt.
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I loved this episode!! I thought it was way better than Ab Aeterno. Seriously, you **** about repetitiveness? That episode was basically Richard whining and lying in a ship. Ab Aeterno had awesome parts (Mainly the bits with Original Man In Black), but this episode was all awesome.
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I want Kate Dead!!!!!!!! She should of die not Juliet, and I think Sayid might die.
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I agree with the person below. You shouldn't watch LOST. You obviously don't understand the characters or the show. Your other articles are equaly pathetic and insulting. You said Dr Linus didn't move the story along and was bad. Tim you should stick to Jersey Shore. I think it's more your level.
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I will agree Ab aeterno was a great episode, but your saying it like this episode was worse. You are stupid like my buddy eng_mizo was saying. Stupid people shouldnt watch LOST. I like how he capitalizes LOST like me as well.
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As much as I love Lost, I'm glad this is almost over! maybe 1 season too many!
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hey dude, you really don't deserve to watch LOST because it looks like that you are stupid and stupid people shouldn't watch LOST :S
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I really didn't mind The Package. I loved Sun going spastic at Richard, didn't know whether to laugh or applaud her acting. The "I can write but can't speak" part with Jack was cheesy but still touching. I enjoyed this episode better than Recon.
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