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Across the Sea 

The story of how Jacob and his brother came to the island, their uneasy relationship with their "mother," their eventual falling-out, and revelation of what Jacob was on the island to protect.

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Tucker Gates

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 (credit only)
Nestor Carbonell ... Richard Alpert (credit only)
Henry Ian Cusick ... Desmond Hume (credit only)
Emilie de Ravin ... Claire Littleton (credit only)
Michael Emerson ... Benjamin 'Ben' Linus (credit only)
Jeff Fahey ... Frank Lapidus (credit only)
Matthew Fox ... Dr. Jack Shephard (archive footage)
Jorge Garcia ... Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes (credit only)
Josh Holloway ... James 'Sawyer' Ford (credit only)
Daniel Dae Kim ... Jin-Soo Kwon (credit only)
Yunjin Kim ... Sun-Hwa Kwon (credit only)
Ken Leung ... Miles Straume (credit only)
Evangeline Lilly ... Katherine 'Kate' Austen (archive footage)
Terry O'Quinn ... John Locke (archive footage)
Zuleikha Robinson ... Ilana Verdansky (credit only)
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A shipwrecked pregnant woman named Claudia comes to the island and is rescued by an older woman and immediately after she delivers two babies: Jacob and another boy; then, the woman kills Claudia. She raises the boys as if they were their sons and one day they see three men in the island. She shows a cave with a bright light inside and she tells them that they shall protect this light. One day, Claudia appears to her other son and she shows the survivors of the shipwreck living in the other side of the island. She tells what happened to her and the boy calls Jacob to go with him to live with the other people; however Jacob decides to stay with his foster mother. Jacob secretly visits his brother to see where his people are bad or not. His brother tells that will leave the island and Jacob tells to his stepmother. She destroys all the humans and assigns Jacob to protect the light in the cave. Jacob's brother kills their stepmother and Jacob throws his brother in the cave, where he ... 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 | Latin

Release Date:

11 May 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

O'ahu, Hawaii, USA

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Production Co:

Bad Robot,ABC Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The game board that Jacob's brother finds is a board for an ancient Egyptian game, Senet. The game they play on it, however is not Senet. See more »

Quotes

Man in Black: Don't. I beg you don't do this. She burned them. She was crazy. She burned them all. You can't kill me Jacob. She's made it that way. You can't.
Jacob: Don't worry brother. I'm not going to kill you.
Man in Black: She brought you back here.
Jacob: Yes.
Man in Black: Why would she?
Jacob: Because I have to protect it now. You want to find the light? You want to leave this place brother? Go!
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Connections

Features Lost: House of the Rising Sun (2004) See more »

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End Title
(uncredited)
Written by Michael Giacchino
Performed by The Hollywood Studio Symphony
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The Origins of Jacob and The Man in Black
23 April 2013 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

A shipwrecked pregnant woman named Claudia comes to the island and is rescued by an older woman and immediately after she delivers two babies: Jacob and another boy; then, the woman kills Claudia. She raises the boys as if they were their sons and one day they see three men in the island. She shows a cave with a bright light inside and she tells them that they shall protect this light. One day, Claudia appears to her other son and she shows the survivors of the shipwreck living in the other side of the island. She tells what happened to her and the boy calls Jacob to go with him to live with the other people; however Jacob decides to stay with his foster mother. Jacob secretly visits his brother to see where his people are bad or not. His brother tells that will leave the island and Jacob tells to his stepmother. She destroys all the humans and assigns Jacob to protect the light in the cave. Jacob's brother kills their stepmother and Jacob throws his brother in the cave, where he transforms into the smoke monster.

"Across the Sea" discloses the origins of Jacob and the Man in Black. The explanation is not bad but does not save the mess that "Lost" has become. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Across the Sea"


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