In S03E12 of Lost, "Par Avion", Kate, Locke, Sayid and Danielle bypassed a sonic fence by going over it using a tree.

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But in S03E15, "Left Behind", the smoke monster is not able to bypass it. It tried to go through it but is not going over it. Is this a loophole in the script?

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There have been many instances when smoke monster penetrated ground, uprooted trees from deep underground and also flew to tree heights which is more than sonic fences.

Why didn't the smoke monster try to go over it? It was such an obvious way to bypass it, because it has the ability to fly and also go underground.

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    There’s a lot of fan theories out there, but a pod cast with the producers confirmed that the smoke monster can’t leave the ground (fly), for the same reason he can’t just hover over the ocean and leave, he’s connected to the island, so he can’t fly away. So being stuck to the ground, means he can’t penetrate the sonic barrier. – MissouriSpartan Feb 15 at 0:11
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    @MissouriSpartan: Added some info to question after comments. Please check. – Rahul Feb 15 at 9:38
  • It can bypass it underground, if there is a path for that. Ben did a trick that opened that path, in order to cast it into the village. – 76481 Sep 26 at 15:20

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