Season 4 Episode 3

The Economist

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Feb 14, 2008 on ABC



  • Allusions

    • The passport Sayid finds in Ben's hidden drawer is a fake Swiss passport holding the name Dean Moriarty. The birthday is given as 03 March 1962. Born in Zurich. Valid from 02 April 2003 to 01 April 2013. Issued in Berne.

      Dean Moriarty is the character name of real-life person Neal Cassady (1926-1968, an icon of the beat generation) and appears in the novel "On the road" written by American writer Jack Kerouac in 1951. Moriarty is also the name of Sherlock Holmes' arch-nemesis, often considered literature's first super-villain.