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Lost Recap Episode 4: "Eggtown"

Lost Rundown Episode 4: "Eggtown"


First and foremost, Phasekitty totally called the twist at the end of this episode in one of her comments last week. Nicely done, Phasekitty. Nicely done.

As a general rule, I think I've had enough of Kate's stories, of which we've now had nine. Last week's episode was so gripping with Sayid's flash forwards, and I found myself not caring too much about Kate's stuff. Well, except for the parts that involved a shirtless Sawyer. Know what I think Sawyer's nickname for Sawyer would be? "Dimples." Anyway, otherwise, it was a fairly interesting episode.

For an awesomely thorough recap of the goings-on in this week's episode of Lost, check out SweetPeasMom's post. To check out my thoughts on the show and to share your own in the comments, read more.

  • Last things first: Aaron is the son that Kate has been referring to, ever since last season's finale when she told Jack in a flash-forward that she has to go because "he'll be wondering where I am." So does this mean that the Oceanic 6 consists of Jack, Kate, Hurley, Sayid, Aaron, and one more person? Or does Aaron not count as one of the six?
  • Last week Sawyer said to Kate, "Nothing awaits you back there but handcuffs," and sure enough, they cuff Kate soon after she enters the courtroom.
  • Locke: "If I was a dictator I would just shoot you and go about my day." Wow, way harsh. And that whole grenade-in-the-mouth bit was hardcore, too. Locke's losing it. He also claims to now be "responsible for the well-being of this island."
  • Awww, Hurley: "You just totally Scooby Dooed me, didn't ya?"
  • I gotta say I'm growing tired of the Kate-Jack-Sawyer love triangle. Of course Jack is going to say on the stand that he doesn't love her. That part is lame. And the whole piece with Kate and Sawyer in bed, quibbling about babies and Jack is just boring. Only thing we needed to know there is that Kate's not actually pregnant — or, at least that's what she says.
  • Man, I love Sawyer's goofy-looking reading glasses.
  • Also: I think it's funny that there's Dharma Initiative boxed wine.
  • Anyone else shiver a little when Sawyer said, "So just be woman enough to tell me you want to use me for somethin'"?
  • Little tidbit from Lostpedia about Xanadu, the movie Hurley puts on the TV at the place he shares with Sawyer: "While it is a clear reference to the cult movie of 1980, in which the main character crosses over into another dimension to be with his muse, it also refers to a famous poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, about a famous paradise built by Kubla Khan."

  • $3.2 million seems like such a random number to toss out there. But we know nothing in this show is random.
  • What's going on with that helicopter Sayid took with the helicopter guy? Still haven't landed in a day.
  • Now we know that Dan's memory is faulty, and his remembering two out of three cards is considered progress.
  • I'm curious to find out who this nanny woman is who greets Kate with such a warm welcome. Hmm?

Thoughts? Opinions? Theories? Discuss!

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