Lost: Season 5, Episode 2

The Lie (21 Jan. 2009)

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While Ben and Jack try to round the Oceanic 6 up, Sayid and Hurley are on the run from the law. Meanwhile, back on the island, the survivors, still skipping through time, come under attack.

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Jack teams up with Ben to try to find the other Oceanic 6 to get them to return to the island with Locke's body. Hurley has an encounter with Ana-Luicia's ghost, and later seeks refuge at the home of his estranged father to help the unconscious Sayid. Meanwhile, Kate goes to visit Sun at a hotel to discuss their plans over Kate's predicament. Back on the island, Sawyer, Juliet, Miles, Charlotte and the plane crash survivors are continuing to skip through time as they come under attack from unseen attackers wielding flaming arrows. Written by matt-282

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When Ben stops by the butcher shop to hide John's body, the number that he takes in line is "342." This is another reference to the mythical island "numbers." See more »

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When Sayid wakes up in the hospital and attacks Jack, the beeps from the ECG monitoring his heart rhythm never speed up, even though he went from a comatose state to a fighting state. See more »

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John Locke: James. Juliet. Nice to see ya.
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23 January 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It looked like we've had to wait forever for the 5th season to come. I don't know if it has to do with the long wait, but in the meantime I watched other series and completely forgot about Lost.

I think this is why I had a hard time watching this show again. To fully get back in the storyline you may have to start again with earlier seasons before you start watching season 5.

The second episode of the 5th season was less complex and better than the first one, but I still have mixed feelings about the new season. I'm hoping the writers can take these feelings away in the next episodes.

The flashbacks in the 2nd episode helped a little bit, but it could make the show more complex as well. I didn't like the part in Season 4 about moving the island, and now they introduced time traveling. Is this to get you back in the story or because it's interesting? I think the first one, they're trying to hard to make up for the long wait.

However, Lost is still one of the best TV shows out there and I'm convinced it will get better again with every episode, but for now I don't think the long wait for Season 5 was worthwhile.


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