21 Jan. 2009Because You Left
As a result of Ben moving the island, the survivors left on the island begin skipping through time. Meanwhile, three years later in Los Angeles, Ben starts convincing the Oceanic 6 to return to the island.
21 Jan. 2009The Lie
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.
28 Jan. 2009Jughead
Desmond returns to Oxford to fulfill Faraday's request to find his mother. Back on the island, the survivors discover that they've run into The Others 50 years in the past, but Richard Alpert is the same age.
4 Feb. 2009The Little Prince
In Los Angeles, Kate tries to find out who is trying to take Aaron away from her. Back on the island, Locke convinces everyone that they have to go to The Orchid.
11 Feb. 2009This Place Is Death
In order to avoid being killed, Ben promises to offer proof to Sun that Jin is still alive. On the island, Jin meets up with the survivors as Locke reaches The Orchid and fulfills his mission.
18 Feb. 2009316
Eloise explains that the Oceanic 6 have a very limited window to return to the island, and leaves Jack instructions to bring one of his father's items to John Locke.
25 Feb. 2009The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham
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.
4 Mar. 2009LaFleur
The survivors left on the island, now led by Sawyer after Locke's departure, find themselves back in the 1970s, where they are now forced to become members of the Dharma Initiative.
18 Mar. 2009Namaste
Jack, Kate and Hurley wind up on the island in 1977, where they meet up with Sawyer and also join the Dharma Initiative. Meanwhile, Sun is stuck on the island in the present with Ben and the other passengers after the plane crash.
25 Mar. 2009He's Our You
Sayid is held as a prisoner by the Dharma Initiative, presumed to be a Hostile. However, during his capture, he believes he has discovered the reason why he's back on the island.
1 Apr. 2009Whatever Happened, Happened
Jack refuses to help save young Ben after Sayid shoots him, so Sawyer and Kate turn to Richard Alpert for help. Meanwhile, what Sawyer said to Kate on the chopper is revealed, as well as what Kate did with Aaron before the flight.
8 Apr. 2009Dead Is Dead
Ben and Locke return to the island, where Ben says he is going to summon the Smoke "monster" and atone for his daughter's death. In addition, the falling-out on the island between Ben and Charles Widmore is revealed.
15 Apr. 2009Some Like It Hoth
Miles is chosen by Horace to transport a dead body across the island. During the trip, Miles reveals to Hurley that Dr. Pierre Chang (a.k.a. Dr. Marvin Candle) is his father, whom he resents for leaving him and his mother.
29 Apr. 2009The Variable
Faraday returns to the island and tells Jack that his mother, Eloise Hawking, lied to them--they don't belong on the island. He then initiates a dangerous plan to get them back home.
6 May 2009Follow the Leader
Jack attempts to follow through with Daniel Faraday's plan to detonate the hydrogen bomb after Faraday is killed, Locke instructs Alpert to take him to Jacob, and Sawyer is interrogated about an incriminating surveillance video.
13 May 2009The Incident: Part 1
Jack and Sayid's plan faces resistance from Sawyer, Juliet, and Kate. Ben and The Others/Hostiles reach Jacob at the Foot of the Statue, and are soon met by the 316 survivors, who reveal the contents of their mysterious package.