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
On this island, survival is not a game.
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Did You Know?
After the character of Richard Alpert (played by Nestor Carbonell
) was first introduced on the show, a furious internet debate arose about whether or not Carbonell was wearing eyeliner onscreen. Carbonell revealed on the Lost
(2004) fifth season DVD extras that not only does he not wear eyeliner, mascara, or makeup of any kind to make his lashes and eyeline appear as dark as they do, but also the makeup artists for "Lost" actually use concealer on his lashes and under his eyes to try to tone down the natural darkness of his eyeline. He also said that the unusual appearance of his eyes caused him to get teased and bullied when he was a child. The writers, amused by the intensity of the debate, placed a reference to it in the series when Sawyer, who frequently applies nicknames to various characters, calls Alpert "eyeliner". See more
Despite being referred to as "The French Woman" and having a French last name, Danielle Rousseau speaks French with a heavy Croatian accent. 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
Referenced in Futurama: Möbius Dick