Lost: Season 3, Episode 9

Stranger in a Strange Land (21 Feb. 2007)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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

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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 »

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At about 40 minutes: you can clearly see a ship passing in the background. See more »

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Jack Shephard: We are going to make sure Ben keeps his word.
Juliet Burke: And how are we going to do that?
Jack Shephard: Together.
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The producers gratefully acknowledge the cooperation of the people of Hawaii and their Aloha spirit. See more »

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References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

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Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony
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The worst episode of "Lost"
10 December 2008 | by (prejudicemadeplausible.wordpress.com) – See all my reviews

I've been guilty of resorting to cheap insults when describing "Stranger in a Strange Land", in addition to doing things like pretending it doesn't exist, skipping it on re-watches of the season (but not this one), and acting like it is the worst thing known to man. The reality is that "Stranger in a Strange Land" is merely a hilariously poor episode which was fortunate to be positioned after two fantastic episodes. Had this come in the midst of the Hydra island pod which opened the season I wouldn't have been the only person who completely gave up on the show. It's slightly worse than "Whatever the Case May Be" and is hence the worst episode of the series. The on-island stuff with the 'sheriff' and the cow-like labels etc. is pretty outrageously dumb on its own but combine it with a flashback about, believe it or not, Jack's TATTOOS, and it gets pretty unbelievably dumb. Not worth talking about in detail.


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