I liked it. I give it an 8. The non-crash stuff built slow, but it had some resonance to past Jack issues with his own dad, and I'm thinking it's a building block for future non-crash story for Jack/David. Interesting that Jack's appendix scar popped up in this timeline. Wonder what that's about....
No Sawyer, little Kate, Miles and Sayid. Hurley is a dynamite pair with any other Lostie. This is the Season of Hugo, as far as I'm concerned. Guys gotta a lot to do, and he's doing it well. Looking forward to more of him.
Am wondering who's at 108, but I suppose once screencaps start popping up, might get an answer.
Looks like things are going to start picking up speed. We have now reached the top of the rollercoaster's first hill, the acceleration is right there on the edge.
I thought this was a great episode, and an excellent companion piece to White Rabbit. I loved Hurley and Jack's scenes as they treked to the Lighthouse. Definite season one vibe again to the whole episode. I also enjoyed the sideways storyline, even though I was spoiled about David. Excellent writing and acting.
Looks like Claire recognizes Man in Black, instead of Locke. I wonder if that is part of the infection? Great scenes with her and Jin, though I hope Sun gets more screen time this season.
I wonder who is 108 at the Lighthouse? Desmond perhaps??
I'm already expecting all the filler posts, but this really was a great episode. I think too many just watch for answers now (the ABC promos are partly to blame), but are missing out on all the things that made Lost great to begin with. Good characters, good storyline, and intriguing mysteries.
This was a great episode. We finally learned what the numbers are all about, which is a huge mystery of Lost. I thought the on island and off island stuff was fantastic, and I have to say that the AU world is pretty darn nice for our Castaways. I guess blowing up the island wasn't so "wrong" afterall. Of course, Jack doesn't know that fact.
Matthew and Jorge were very funny together, and it's nice to see that kind of humor coming from Jack. I also thought tonight's episode was the most honest I've ever seen Jack in terms of just answering questions when he was asked by both Hurley and Sayid. I'm guessing that's why he was pissed when Jacob gave him the runaround. That just pisses him off.
Claire has completely lost her mind, and it appears that Flocke is fully taking advantage of that fact. Poor Jin is caught in the middle. I found it very intriguing that Jacob made sure to get Jack and Hurley away from the temple and left the others, and then told Hurley that someone bad was coming to the temple. Of course, we don't know who is good or bad, but I'm liking Jacob. So I hope he's the good guy in the end.
The flash sideways are mostly filler. They obviously didn't need 18 episodes to end the series. It seems like they could have done it in maybe 10.
Jack has Daddy issues and tries to fix things. I've been told that countless times now.
Jack's son? Don't care.
One character pops up in another flash sideways? Over it.
Magic lighthouse that somehow was never seen previously? Dumb. Having the characters acknowledge that not seeing it previously is dumb makes the whole thing no less dumb.
Magic mirrors = Romper Room.
So TPTB just throw some magic crap into the plot to help them along? No basis in reality. No explanation. Just magic! So I guess pretty much everything on Lost can be explained by magic. Magic mirrors, magic lighthouse, magic numbers, magic smoke monster, magic donkey wheel, magic Richard, magic island... it's all magic.