Season 1 Episode 17

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Apr 29, 2010 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Episode's title image: Gabriel strapped to a bed, having a forced flashforward.

    • Trivia: In the scene Marks cracks the Queen-figurine to discover the hidden anti-blackout ring, for the first time in the series one can see the duration of the blackout ("137 Sekunden") on the board and the Greek letter alpha on the ring nearly at the same time. Alpha is the fine-structure constant, a fundamental physical constant characterizing the strength of the electromagnetic interaction, and its ratio is about 1/137.

  • Quotes

    • Olivia: It's like the setting in one of those slasher movies.
      Vreede: I'm more of a Clint Eastwood type guy, myself.
      Olivia: I hope you told someone where we were going.
      Vreede: Ah, so they'll know where to find our bodies?
      Olivia: Mm-hmm.

  • Notes

    • Zachary Knighton and Peyton List are credited but don't appear.

    • International Airdates:
      Canada: April 29, 2010 on CTV
      UK: May 3, 2010 on FIVE
      Czech Republic: May 17, 2010 on AXN
      Australia: May 27, 2010 on Channel Seven/7HD
      Sweden: May 29, 2010 on TV400
      Norway: July 1, 2010 on TV2
      India: November 3, 2010 on Zee Cafe
      Slovakia: February 21, 2011 on JOJ

  • Allusions

    • Title:
      Referencing the 1973 studio album, and the title song released by Elton John and written by Bernie Taupin. The song rose to #2 in the U.S. charts and Rolling Stone Magazine ranked it as the 380th greatest song of all time.