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
In his flashback, Charlie runs from the flight attendants to the front of the plane and locks himself in a bathroom. During the turbulence, he leaves the bathroom and straps himself in a business class seat. We later learn that the front section of the aircraft (business class) separated and landed somewhere in the jungle, yet Charlie is a fuselage-section survivor on the beach. See more
So I just made a choice. I would let the fear in let it take over let it do its thing. But only for five seconds. That's all I was going to give it.
Referenced in Star Trek
Written by J.J. Abrams See more