After a mysterious and bloody airplane crash, 48 survivors are left stranded on a Pacific Island... miles off course. It soon becomes apparent that they will not have to cope only with the forces of nature, but with the island's secrets, including the Dharma Initiative, the 'Lost Numbers', the "others" (or hostiles) and the strange black smoke- to name a few. There is also much more than meets the eye, as it becomes apparent that everyone is connected in some way and that everyone has a purpose to live on the island... and for some, to die. Written by
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Did You Know?
In original drafts for the show, Rousseau's team of scientists were studying time. The network decided not to include it in the show, in case the viewers would think it too science fiction and stop watching. See more
During the scenes in the 1970s, all of the spectacle wearing characters have an anti-reflective coating on their lenses (the greenish hued reflection). While these coatings are very common today, in the 1970s they were generally reserved for optical equipment lenses. See more
James 'Sawyer' Ford
Son of a bitch!
The strange opening credits were designed by J.J. Abrams on his laptop in black and white as an homage to The Twilight Zone. See more