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Pilot: Part 2 

Having retrieved the plane tranceiver, a group of survivors try to transmit a signal, only to receive a strange transmission from another inhabitant.

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Storyline

Jack, Kate and Charlie return to the group, but the transceiver is broken. Sayid Jarrah fixes the apparatus and organizes an expedition with Kate, Charlie, Shannon Rutherford and her brother Boone Carlyle and the dangerous James "Sawyer" Ford to hike and climb a mountain to transmit a SOS. The group receives a sixteen years old distress call from a French woman in the island instead and kills a polar bear. They return to the survivor's base and decide to hide the information to preserve the hope of the group. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Trivia

The case that flies out of the locker and hits Fredric Lehne on the head was made of rubber. Lane had tiny tubes hidden in his hairline which then released blood to run down his face. See more »

Goofs

During the flashback sequences for both the pilot and the finale, different characters are meant to be traveling through different sections of the plane, although it appears that, with the exception of business class, the same section was used for filming but with different people. This becomes a problem when spoken lines referring to seat numbers as well as the footage from right before the crash doesn't match at all to the boarding footage in the finale. See more »

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[first lines]
Charlie: [as Jack fiddles with the transceiver] Anything?
Jack: You keep asking if there's anything.
Charlie: Pardon me for appearing desperate, but before the pilot was *ripped* from the cockpit, he did say that no one's going to find us unless we get that transceiver working. So... is there anything?
Jack: No.
Charlie: Okay.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.112 (2010) See more »

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Written by Michael Giacchino
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony
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Nothing gained
14 September 2008 | by See all my reviews

The second half of the pilot reveals that the transceiver is damaged. Once it is repaired, several survivors decide to get it to higher ground. The rest of this episode plays out somewhat like the first episode. The group tromps through the woods and not surprisingly runs afoul of an island monster. When they are finally able to use the transceiver, they are in for a very large shock. As the episode ends, we know a bit more about some of the characters and realize not everyone is who he or she appears to be. The episode holds onto its edge, although it is pretty clear the show is headed into Twilight Zone territory in future. Wait until you see what the monster turns out to be, for instance.


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