Lost: Season 6, Episode 14

The Candidate (4 May 2010)

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With Jack's help, Locke rescues the candidates from Widmore's compound, but their plans for leaving the island are forced to change. In Los Angeles, Jack tries to convince Locke to try an experimental surgery for his paralysis.

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Sawyer and his group are arrested by Widmore's group. Meanwhile Jack awakes in the Hydra Island and Sayid tells to Jack that Locke saved him. Now there are only the three against Widmore and Locke asks Jack to help him to rescue Sawyer's group from the cages. Sayid turns off the generator and the smoke monster attacks Widmore's camp; Jack opens the cages to release the group. Locke kills the guards that are protecting the plane and removes the explosives but he tells that the plane is not safe. Locke tells that they will need to use the submarine to leave the island. Jack pushes Locke into the water, but they are attacked by Widmore's group. Locke and Claire are left behind and he tells to her that she would not like to be in the submarine. Jack finds explosive in his backpack but Jack tells that nothing will happen to them. Sayid runs with the bomb to save the group; however Sun is trapped in the debris and Jin stays with her and only Jack, Kate, Sawyer and Hurley survive. In the ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When Jack discovers the bomb in the backpack, it says 3:54. The beep sounds as the clock counts down, one beep per second. Counting the beeps would set the timer to 3:40, but after the break commercial, the timer is in 3:45. See more »

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Jack Shephard: Now, wait... wait.
James 'Sawyer' Ford: What the hell are you doing, Doc?
Jack Shephard: Nothing's gonna happen.
James 'Sawyer' Ford: What?
Jack Shephard: Don't pull those wires out, we're okay. Nothing's gonna happen.
James 'Sawyer' Ford: I don't pull this wires Locke's gonna blow us to kingdom come.
Jack Shephard: No, he's not. Locke can't kill us.
Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes: Uh... what?
Jack Shephard: This is what he wanted. This is what he's been waiting for. Everything he has done is to get us here. He wanted to get us all here inside this submarine at the same time. Nice and close place where we had no hopes of getting out of.
Jin Kwon: I don't ...
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23 April 2013 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Sawyer and his group are arrested by Widmore's group. Meanwhile Jack awakes in the Hydra Island and Sayid tells to Jack that Locke saved him. Now there are only the three against Widmore and Locke asks Jack to help him to rescue Sawyer's group from the cages. Sayid turns off the generator and the smoke monster attacks Widmore's camp; Jack opens the cages to release the group. Locke kills the guards that are protecting the plane and removes the explosives but he tells that the plane is not safe. Locke tells that they will need to use the submarine to leave the island. Jack pushes Locke into the water, but they are attacked by Widmore's group. Locke and Claire are left behind and he tells to her that she would not like to be in the submarine. Jack finds explosive in his backpack but Jack tells that nothing will happen to them. Sayid runs with the bomb to save the group; however Sun is trapped in the debris and Jin stays with her and only Jack, Kate, Sawyer and Hurley survive.

In the parallel reality, Jack saves Locke and offers a chance to heal him. Jack visits Bernard to learn Locke's historic and he gives the name of Anthony Cooper. Jack visits him in a nursing home and then he invites Claire to stay home with him.

I have nothing else to say about this show that was destroyed by incompetent writers. My vote is five.

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