Lost (2004–2010)
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The Candidate 

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.

Director:

Jack Bender

Writers:

Jeffrey Lieber (created by), J.J. Abrams (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Naveen Andrews ... Sayid Jarrah
Nestor Carbonell ... Richard Alpert (credit only)
Henry Ian Cusick ... Desmond Hume (credit only)
Emilie de Ravin ... Claire Littleton
Michael Emerson ... Benjamin 'Ben' Linus (credit only)
Jeff Fahey ... Frank Lapidus
Matthew Fox ... Dr. Jack Shephard
Jorge Garcia ... Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes
Josh Holloway ... James 'Sawyer' Ford
Daniel Dae Kim ... Jin-Soo Kwon
Yunjin Kim ... Sun-Hwa Kwon
Ken Leung ... Miles Straume (credit only)
Evangeline Lilly ... Katherine 'Kate' Austen
Terry O'Quinn ... John Locke / Man in Black
Zuleikha Robinson ... Ilana Verdansky (credit only)
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Storyline

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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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

4 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

O'ahu, Hawaii, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Bad Robot,ABC Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Jack is talking to Locke he says "what happened, happened." This is the name of a Season 5 episode. See more »

Goofs

In the scene in the sub, after it starts to fill with water, and Sun is trapped, Jin, Jack and Sawyer are trying to save her. Sawyer gets hit on the head. Each time the camera angle changes, the water level changes with each shot. It starts at chest level, then at the neck line, and then back to chest level. Since Sun is pinned against the wall and can't move, these scenes have to be shot at different times. See more »

Quotes

Sayid Jarrah: Listen carefully, There's a well on the main island, half a mile south of the camp we just left. Desmond's inside it. Locke wants him dead which means you're going to need him for something. You understand me?
Jack Shephard: Why are you telling me this?
Sayid Jarrah: Because it's going to be you, Jack.
[runs off with the bomb]
Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes: Sayid!
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End Title
(uncredited)
Written by Michael Giacchino
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony
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Evil Thing
23 April 2013 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

SPOILER: 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.

Title (Brazil): "The Candidate"


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