Television show from 2004-2010 involving an airplane crash upon a desert island, the survival efforts of the remaining passengers, their interactions with a collection of persons, and the occurrence of surreal events.

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What was the mechanic noise behind the Black Smoke Monster in Lost?

In the Lost series, I could understand in the end, what was the Black Smoke Monster but I could never figure out the origin of the mechanic noise that followed it. What was producing this noise?
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Is there some deep significance of Dharma Initiative Station's logos?

In Lost, we got to know that the Dharma Initiative has so many different stations and each of them have unique logos. Did those logo have some deeper meaning or are they just random? I always ...
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Why is it impossible for women to be impregnated on the Island and survive the whole pregnancy?

Claire was able to give birth on the Island because she had conceived her child off the Island. However, no women who were impregnated on the Island could complete the term / give birth, and all died. ...
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Significance of Charlie's tattoo in the Lost series

In the Lost series, a young guy named Charlie has a tattoo on his arm that reads "Living is easy with eyes closed". Does it carry any significance within the series or is it a real actor's tattoo?
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Did John Locke have a mental condition?

In Lost series, John Locke becomes obsessed with his father who betrayed him. John drives to his house every day and just observes his father. It gets to the point that John trades his beloved for ...
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What was really behind the mysterious number sequence in Lost?

4 8 15 16 23 42 - every Lost fan knows this sequence. But even after watching the ending, I am still not sure what the numbers really mean and how it's all connected. If I recall correctly, in the ...
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What is the meaning of Jacob's line, “What about you?”

When Ben confronts Jacob in the Lost season 5 finale, he asks Jacob, What was it that was so wrong with me? What about me? To which Jacob simply replies, What about you? That seems like a ...
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Is the “Oh oh oh ah oh” chanting before a Lost episode the Lost theme song, or an ABC song?

I am watching the 2004-2010 ABC TV series Lost on Netflix. I didn't watch it or anything on ABC network TV in 2004-2010, so I don't know the answer to this question. What I'm talking about: At the ...
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How did Eloise Hawking know which flight the losties had to catch?

In Lost TV series, Daniel Faraday's mother (Eloise Hawking) meets the losties who want to return to the island. How does she know what flight they have to catch to crash again and return. What's the ...
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Did Daniel Faraday commit suicide?

I was watching episode 5x14 of Lost. Faraday comes back to the Dharma compound and asks help to go to the others to talk to Eloise. Him, Kate and Jack manage to get to the others's camp, but the way ...
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Lost purgatory theory

I'm watching Lost for the second time and every time I watch an episode with the entire plot in mind I can see how the purgatory theory is one of the ones that most fits in. The basic idea is the ...
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Why didn't Locke realize his feet do not feel anything?

In the series Lost, when John Locke is trying to crack open the hatch, his leg gets pierced but he does not feel anything. He later tries to pin his leg and burns his foot and still feels nothing. How ...
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Why did Ben manipulate Locke into not entering the code?

In Season 2, Ben (as fake Henry Gale) was trying to manipulate Locke into not entering the code into the computer in the Swan Station. This was made clear in particular when Ben told Locke that never ...
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Why is Walt special?

In Lost, there are countless mysteries, but one that started in the beginning of the series has struck my mind recently and my research cannot bring anything up. Walt Lloyd, Michael's son who he ...
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Why couldn't the black smoke fly away from the island?

Towards the end of the show Lost, we observe the Black Smoke Monster taking form of a human being in the face of John Locke. It is later revealed that his ultimate plan is to leave the island, however,...
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Why was John Locke given choice to select an object by Richard in Lost S04E11?

Why was John Locke given a choice to select an object by Richard in Lost S04E11? What does it signify? I remember Locke (MIB in disguise) tells Richard to meet John because he will be their leader in ...
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Is there any reason for the absence of Walt in Lost?

In Lost, mostly all the dead and non dead characters return for the last season. But Walt didn't return for it, he didn't even appear in Lost: Missing Pieces episode, Room 23 which was even about him....
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What was the letter written by Charlie before he died in Lost?

Charlie Pace is a fictional character on ABC's Lost, a television series chronicling the lives of plane crash survivors on a mysterious tropical island. Played by Dominic Monaghan. In the season ...
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When exactly did Oceanic 815 passengers die?

In the Lost series, considering the Purgatory theory as the answer to what was really happening, at which instant did the Oceanic 815 flight passengers all die? There were a number of occurrences ...
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Meaning of the troubled parent theme in Lost

I have noticed that Lost series has a number of characters damaged in some way by their parents: John Locke (father stealing John's kidney and throwing him out of building) Sawyer (father killing ...
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How did Kate's husband not find out that his wife was a fugitive?

In the Lost series, when Kate's past life is shown where she marries a policeman, while being a fugitive. How is it possible that her husband had not come across Kate's profile as she was a highly ...
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Why didn't Shannon heal?

Why didn't Shannon in Lost heal from her Asthma when others did? Ben, Locke and Rose's physical disabilities were healed. As shown, several other people were healed as well but not Shannon. Why did ...
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How did Hugo not lose weight while on the island?

Has always wondered, in Lost series, the "big" guy by name Hugo did not seem to be losing any weight while on the island. This seems rather impossible considering the drastic change in the amount of ...
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Why does Lost have an unequal number of episodes among all seasons?

Lost seems to have an unequal number of episodes across its various seasons: season 1 - 25 episodes season 2 - 24 episodes season 3 - 23 episodes season 4 - 14 episodes season 5 - 17 episodes season ...
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Connection of the polar bear from comic book to the real polar bear in Lost?

In season one of Lost, there are few incidents of polar bears attacking the plane crash survivors. Specifically, around 15th episode, the bear traps Walt inside a tree. Moments prior, we see a comic ...
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What was the symbolism behind pushing “The Button” in Lost?

Everyone who watched the Lost series could appreciate the amount of symbolism that the directors have put in. However, I could never understand what was the true symbolism behind pushing the button ...
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Where's Christian's body?

We know Jack's father body was put on the plane (we clearly see the coffin in one of the very first episodes), and we know that someone took the body (probably MIB) from Episode 5, when Jack smashed ...
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How did the DHARMA Initiative fit into Lost's story?

I just finished rewatching Lost and as everyone well knows it was confusing to say the least. The ending seems to lean more towards a religious explanation of "preparing to move on to the afterlife", ...
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Who is the real villain in the TV series LOST?

They have imposed that the Man in Black is the villain whereas I feel he is more of a victim of circumstances created by Jacob and the old lady who brings them up! Jacob on the other hand causes ...
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How could the MiB change into this person?

It is known from Lost that the MIB ... In one episode then, Shannon gets a vision or visitation from ... I explained this myself - even after knowing of MiB's power - that Shannon is a mentally ...
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What happened with Yemi's corpse?

In the Lost episode "The cost of living", Mr. Eko is surprised that the corpse of his brother Yemi has disappeared. What happened with it?
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Please explain the black monster's interaction with Mr. Eko?

In the episode, "The cost of living", after Mr. Eko does NOT repent from his life, the black smoke monster kills him. I thought that one of the restrictions for the black monster was that he could ...
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What is the origin of the visions of Walt, that Shannon experiences?

After the raft burns, Shannon sees twice Walt. My first thought would be that this would be the Man In Black, trying to get her killed, but it has been established that he can only morph into people ...
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Why are these people in the Purgatory timeline?

There seems to be a consensus that the alternate timeline (where the flight did not crash) which is shown in Season 6 of Lost is some sort of purgatory which the islanders were in before they moved on ...
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Why didn't Locke say he saw the monster?

In episode 4 of season 1 we see Locke taking its first look at "the monster" (~30:00), while hunting boars on his own. He seems to be looking straight at something, not just randomly towards the ...
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Why does the Island's powers appear as electromagnetism?

Dring the course of Lost, the Island's power are continuously quantified as electromagnetic in nature. However, why do the creators go this route, attempting to use science to explain the ...
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Season 2: Why was Penny searching for magnetic anomalies?

In the Lost Season Finale 2, some people detect a magnetic anomaly and call Penny. I have seen the whole series, but I cannot say how Penny is aware of huge magnetic forces and the search of Desmond. ...
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Where did the money for the Others come from?

In Lost, the Others are doing a lot of things which are highly expensive: Fake passports, the running cost of the submarine and communication. Some of them might get salaries (e.g., Tom is seen in ...
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Why did the Others put Karl in the chair in Room 23?

I just found out that there is an epilogue episode to Lost, named The New Man in Charge, that answers some of the questions left open by the finale, for example where the Dharma Initiative packages ...
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What is the reason some of the characters in Lost are named after enlightenment thinker?

I am now into Season 2 of Lost, and I notice that there are at least two characters in it that have the same name as the thinkers from Enlightenment period, such as John Locke and David Hume. Any ...
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Is the man in the flashbacks really the Man in Black?

In Season 6 E15 it is shown that Jacob and the Man in Black are really twin brothers and are raised by the mysterious woman that lives on the Island who grants Jacob the powers of the protector. ...
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How come that MIB's and his mother's bodies were 40-50 years old when found by Jack and Kate?

In episode 6, after they get rid of the bees, Kate and Jack find two bodies in the caves. We, later, get to know that they are Jacob's twin's and his mother's bodies. At that point Jack says (at ~13:...
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What did actually happen during Locke's first visit in the cabin?

A recurring mystery throughout the Lost seasons was the cabin in the jungle. It is introduced to Locke by Ben as the alledged location of Jacob, who doesn't seem to be there though. Ben is talking to ...
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'Lost' follow along resources?

Going through the entire series 'Lost' again with my brother who hasn't seen it. One of the biggest aspects to the show was the week to week community and analysis of each episode. I was wondering ...
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Eloise Hawking's connection to MIB and the loophole

I recently re-watched "Lost" in its entirety for the first time since the show ended. Overall, I appreciated the show, and especially seasons 4-6, a great deal more now than I did during my initial ...
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Did the Man in Black know he would lose his powers?

During the finale of Lost, The Man in Black travels with Jack to the Source of the Island's powers in order, in his objective, to destroy the Island and finally get away from it. However, Jack's plan ...