Charlie begins a journey of withdrawal from drugs aided by Locke, whose true motive is a mystery. Jack is buried alive in a cave collapse.



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Trying to kick his drug habit with encouragement from Locke, Charlie starts to go through heroin withdrawl, struggling with his resolve. Jack is trapped in a cave-in, and Charlie becomes trapped with him when the first rescue tunnel collapses as well. Kate, Sayid, and Sawyer attempt to triangulate the position of the distress signal coming from the island. Charlie has flashbacks of his rock band, and his decent into drug abuse. Written by Lynne Boris Johnston

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3 November 2004 (USA)  »

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The Rock-God
8 April 2006 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Charlie Pace is obliged by John Locke to stay clean and feels the effect. Meanwhile, Sayid Jarrah, Kate Austen and James "Sawyer" Ford tries to triangulate the French distress signal through antennas to find where the transmission source is located. When the cave collapses burying Jack , Charlie rescues him and win his inner battle against the drugs.

In my opinion, "The Moth" is the best episode of "Lost" up to this moment, when the former life of Charlie Pace is disclosed and how he involved with drugs. I liked the metaphoric message using the fight of the moth to open the cocoon, and the butterflies flying in the end. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "The Moth"

Note: On 19 March 2013, I saw this episode again.

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