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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.
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Series cast summary:
Jorge Garcia ...  Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes 118 episodes, 2004-2010
Josh Holloway ...  James 'Sawyer' Ford 118 episodes, 2004-2010
Yunjin Kim ...  Sun-Hwa Kwon 118 episodes, 2004-2010
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Matthew Fox ...  Dr. Jack Shephard 118 episodes, 2004-2010
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Henry Ian Cusick ...  Desmond Hume 74 episodes, 2005-2010
Dominic Monaghan ...  Charlie Pace 74 episodes, 2004-2010
Harold Perrineau ...  Michael Dawson 64 episodes, 2004-2010
Elizabeth Mitchell ...  Dr. Juliet Burke / ... 55 episodes, 2006-2010
Ken Leung ...  Miles Straume 48 episodes, 2008-2010
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Storyline

The past, present, and future lives of surviving Oceanic Flight 815 passengers are dramatically intertwined as a fight for survival ensues in a quest for answers after crashlanding on a mysterious island. Each discovery prompts yet more secrets, as the hastily-formed colony search for a way off the island, or is this their home? Written by Chris Cullen

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22 September 2004 (USA) See more »

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Why aren't you watching?
13 March 2005 | by zigzagger22345See all my reviews

Unless you live under a rock, you've probably heard of the hit show LOST. You've seen the previews, read the 5-star reviews, and heard the conversations about it at the water-cooler. If you haven't started watching it yet, you might wonder if you should start watching. Well, let's put it this way.

If you like shows with action, you will like LOST.

If you like shows with complex characters and interactions, you will like LOST.

If you like shows with drama, mystery, and suspense, you will like LOST.

If you like shows with humor, you will like LOST.

If you like shows where you can watch an episode twice and view it in an entirely different way, you will like LOST.

If you like shows where each and every scene has a meaning... Get the picture?

Quite simply, if you have ever liked a TV show at all, you will be hooked.

LOST is a show about a plane crash on a mysterious island. 48 people survive, but the show centers around 14, all with secrets. At first, there is confusion. But as the show goes on, friendships develop, and we learn that there is more to the island than what it seems...

The characters are fantastic--don't pay any attention to those who say the cast is so diverse it is clichéd, those are probably the same people who would have criticized it if it was all white.

In short, watch. You will be hooked, unless you're one of those nitpicky people who have a hernia if every single detail in the very first episode isn't exactly correct. Otherwise, I must ask the question... Why aren't you watching?

10/10


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