Lost: Season 4, Episode 3

The Economist (14 Feb. 2008)

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Sayid negotiates a deal with Locke to hand over Charlotte from the "rescue team," so that he can get on their helicopter and reach their ship. Kate joins Sayid for the mission, but she decides to stay behind with Sawyer.

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Jack deals with Frank and proposes to bring Charlotte back; in return, Frank would take Sayid to the ship. Frank accepts and Sayid seeks Locke with Kate and Miles, and when they meet each other, Sayid exchanges Miles per Charlotte. Meanwhile, in a flash-forward, Sayid becomes a hit-man and travels to Berlin, where he meets Elsa and has a brief affair with her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This is the first episode where we see a bird's eye view of the island. See more »

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In the flash-sideways-timeline, when Sayid arrives to LA his passport is shown. The passport is Iranian while Sayid is from Iraq. See more »

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Frank Lapidus: What happened to Miles?
Sayid Jarrah: I traded him.
Frank Lapidus: Traded him?
Sayid Jarrah: I promised you Charlotte. Here she is.
Frank Lapidus: You cheated.
Sayid Jarrah: Did I?
Frank Lapidus: Yes, you did. Lucky for you, that guy's nothing but a pain in my ass.
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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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Torturer, Diplomat, Hit-man
23 February 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Jack deals with Frank and proposes to bring Charlotte back; in return, Frank would take Sayid to the ship. Frank accepts and Sayid seeks Locke with Kate and Miles, and when they meet each other, Sayid trades Miles per Charlotte. Meanwhile, in a flash-forward, Sayid becomes a hit-man and travels to Berlin, where he meets Elsa and has a brief affair with her.

"The Economist" is another episode where there is no new revelation or answer to the countless unresolved mysteries of the island. The most intriguing is the situation of Sayid in the future as a hit-man and the identity of his boss. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): Not Available

Note: On 13 April 2013, I saw this episode again on DVD.


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