Following a horrific plane crash, 48 survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 from Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles, California, USA, find themselves on an uncharted tropical island in the South Pacific Ocean that is full of secrets, as they come to learn. The first day on the island is full of monsters, countdowns, screams, stories of the past and an unfolding love story between the quick-thinking Jack Shepherd, a doctor, and the level-headed Kate Austen, a mysterious young woman. Jack, Kate and Charlie, a former British rock music player and heroin junkie, venture into the jungle to locate the pilot cockpit to find the transciever and come up against a mysterious and unseen island "beast". Other survivors with mysterious pasts are introduced: The Iraqi with personal demons Sayid; the bumblingly awkward Hurley; the determined John Locke; the unpleasant and unfriendly self-serving swindler and sociopath Sawyer who tests everyone's patience; the very pregnant Australian teenager Claire ... Written by
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Note that there is hardly any red in the opening crash, including on the plane and its logo. This was J.J. Abrams
' wish as he didn't want to desensitize audiences with too much gore, and also to make the full revelation of Jack's injury more impactful. See more
When the plane crashes and the people are panicking, we see the same people running in and out of shot repeatedly in the background behind the main characters. See more
Kate, there's a certain gargantuan quality about this thing!
Written by Michael Giacchino
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony See more