Lost: Season 2, Episode 16

The Whole Truth (22 Mar. 2006)

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When Sun comes to the realization that she might be pregnant, she struggles on whether to tell Jin about the situation. After no success from Jack or Sayid, Ana-Lucia is called in by Locke to interrogate the prisoner, Henry Gale, to get more information out of him about how he arrived on the island. Ana-Lucia, Sayid, and Charlie then set out into the jungle to try and confirm Henry's story.

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Sun wrestles with the thought of telling Jin a newfound secret that she might be pregnant which threatens to upset the entire balance of the survivors' community. Sun recalls her time in South Korea how she couldn't tell Jin that she may not be able to bear children, while carrying on a possible tryst with her English-language tutor. Meanwhile, Locke enlists Ana Lucia to interrogate the prisoner, Henry Gale, in order to extract more information than he, Jack or Sayid could. Whe Henry draws Ana Lucia a map to the location deep in the jungle about a hot-air balloon he arrived in, she, Sayid, and Charlie venture into the jungle to find the balloon. But is Henry Gale telling them the truth? Written by Anonymous

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Suns pregnancy test was made by Widmore labs (Penny's father's company) See more »

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Around 19 minutes in, just after Ana-Lucia comes out of the armory after her first talk with "Henry", the group (Ana-Lucia, Jack, and Locke) enters the computer room. Just as she gets to the camera side of the desk, marker tape is clearly visible on the floor to position the actors properly. Pink "T" shape on the right of the table, blue strip to the left (meant to line up with Jack's left foot) See more »

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Locke: You shot him with an arrow?
Sayid: Do I have a bow?
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"You guys got any milk?"
8 October 2008 | by (prejudicemadeplausible.wordpress.com) – See all my reviews

As an avowed non-hater of Jin & Sun episodes (although "... And Found" and "The Glass Ballerina" are mediocre), I find "The Whole Truth" quite enjoyable in spite of how much of a filler episode it is, as it really doesn't give us any new insight into Jin or Sun as characters, and although it introduces two new pieces of information which relate to Sun first and somewhat to the mythology of "Lost" (Sun possibly getting pregnant on the island), this could have been handled briefly in another episode and doesn't justify devoting a full episode to it. It's a dragged-out, largely unimportant story, and as expected from a Sarnoff/Kim script it is filled with soap-opera attempts at tension and revelations.

Still, "The Whole Truth" is enjoyable. It's enjoyable because it's restrained. It's enjoyable because it isn't overbearing, because there are no really serious goings-on, because it's not an episode which contains something important to the big picture (Sarnoff ruined "Abandoned", for instance, the episode where a main character died). If you like these characters then surely there are worse things to do than spend a relatively pleasant 42 minutes with them?

The best thing about this episode, of course, is the brilliant final scene where Fenry Gale suggests that if he was 'one of them' he would have sent Ana-Lucia and the others into a trap, and 'I guess you're lucky that I'm not', ending the episode with a calm request for milk to add to his cereal. It's really quite well-written and wonderfully acted by Michael Emerson, and is one of the most iconic moments of season two as far as I'm concerned. "The Whole Truth" is far from perfect, but it's as watchable as filler of this sort can be.

6.5/10


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