Lost: Season 5, Episode 7

The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham (25 Feb. 2009)

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John Locke, now alive again and back on the island after the second plane crash, flashes back to his return to civilization, where he is brought in by Charles Widmore and asked to convince the Oceanic 6 to return to the island.

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In the aftermath of Alija Flight 316 crashing on the island, John Locke inexplicably appears, back from the dead, and tries to bring the survivors together, two of whom include the shady Ilana (who was with Sayid on the flight) as well as a fellow man, named Caesar, who try to make sense of what is going on. Locke flashes back to the time months earlier when he moved the island and was transported to the deserts of North Africa, and was found by Charles Widmore who asked Locke to convince the Oceanic 6 to return to the island. Written by Anonymous

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This was to be the eleventh episode of the season. It was aired earlier to game the sweeps ratings with stronger episodes. (See Goofs.) See more »

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Ilana tells John Locke, "There used to be three [boats], but the pilot [Frank Lapidus] and some woman [Sun Kwon] took one." This doesn't happen until Lost: Namaste (2009). Further, John Locke spots Ben Linus recovered and walking on the beach, identifying him to Caesar as, "the man who killed me," yet Ben doesn't awaken from being hit by Sun until Lost: Whatever Happened, Happened (2009) whereupon awakening the first thing he sees is John Locke alive again for the first time. As these scenes were set in the present and not as flashbacks, flash-forwards, or subjective past-as-present, this can only mean that Lost: The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham (2009) was aired out of order and should have aired just before Lost: Dead Is Dead (2009). See more »

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Caesar: And how do we know he isn't one of the ones who disappeared?
Ilana: He's not.
Caesar: How do you know?
Ilana: Because he wasn't on the plane.
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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 Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) See more »

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Written by Michael Giacchino
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony
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The Manipulations of Ben Are Enough
19 April 2013 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Africa, John Locke appears in the desert with compound fracture in one of his legs; however, he is rescued by Charles Widmore. The millionaire offers the support of Matthew Abaddon to help Locke to find the Oceanic Six and convince them to return to the island. Locke is unsuccessful in his intent and when Matthew and Locke are attacked in the cemetery, Locke flees but has a car accident. He goes to the hospital where Jack is working and he decides to commit suicide. However Ben arrives in his room…

"The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham" is an episode that shows the fate of John Locke after the Orchid, when he leaves the island. The conclusion is quite irritating and I believe that most of the viewers are sick and tired with the manipulations of Ben with the "naïve" survivors. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham"


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