Sawyer, Kate, and Karl reach their Island at night, and a reluctant Kate wishes to return for Jack. Meanwhile, Jack is interrogated by "Others" constable, Isabel about the incident with Juliet. When she mentions the meaning of his tattoo, he recalls his vacation in the paradisaical island of Phuket, in Thailand, where he dated the sexy, mystic, and mysterious local Achara. Ben has an infection in his spinal column, and Jack negotiates the freedom of Juliet, who was going to be sentenced to death for Pickett's murder. Later Jack recalls what happened to him when he forced Achara to disclose her innermost secret. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Writer and producer Carlton Cuse
considers this the worst episode of the series because of the flashbacks scenes. He admitted that by that time the writers didn't know what else to tell about the characters' past. See more
Jack's tattoo's don't actually say "He walks among us, but he is not one of us." In fact this is nowhere near correct. A word by word explanation of the 4 Chinese characters on the tattoo: The first character means "eagle". The second character means "strike", as a verb. The third one means "long". The final one means "sky","space","void","empty". These characters are pronounced "ying ji chang kong" (in PinYin) These four characters are taken from a famous poem written by Chairman Mao Tse-tung (MAO Zhedong). It can be roughly translated as "Eagles high, cleaving sky", or more simply, "the Eagles fly up on the sky". But the poem itself has a deeper meaning. In the end of the first stanza, the poet asks, "who masters fate's rise and descent?" See more
We are going to make sure Ben keeps his word.
And how are we going to do that?
The producers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of the people of Hawaii and their Aloha spirit. See more
References The Brady Bunch
Written by Michael Giacchino
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony See more