Congratulations to Yesterdays winners The Long Con and "?". They will be going forward into the next round, and thanks to everyone who voted and commented. Today we have a couple of big guns going head to head.First up we have a an Season 1 battle followed by a Season 2 vs 1 encounter. Please feel free to leave comments about why you chose a particular episode and any highlights/memorable moments from them.
"Numbers" is the 18th episode of Season 1 of Lost. When Hurley sees the Numbers on Rousseau's maps and notes, he remembers them from his past, prompting him to head into the jungle after the French woman. Elsewhere, Locke asks for Claire's help in building something. Flashbacks in this episode feature Hurley's quest for the source of the cursed "Numbers" after winning the lottery with the numbers in question.Full Summary
The complete pilot aired in its original format on October 2, 2004. The episode sets the precedent of real-time events and "flashbacks" of characters' pasts before being on the Island. Jack Shephard, a doctor from Los Angeles, finds himself a survivor of a plane crash on a mysterious island. With the help of other survivors, he begins treating the injured and attempts to find the cockpit of the plane in the hope of contacting civilization. Jack's one flashback in this episode depicts his view of events on the plane just prior to the crash.Full Summary
The Other 48 Days
The Other 48 Days is the seventh episode of Season 2 of Lost. The episode is unique as the entire episode is a flashback, telling of what happened to the survivors of the tail section of Oceanic Flight 815 from their moment of the crash right up until the "present day" on the Island. Finding that she has survived a terrible plane crash, Ana-Lucia Cortez becomes the de facto leader of an eclectic group of survivors. However, the newly formed community is put through extreme stress as they become targeted by strange indigenous individuals on the Island.Full Summary
"Par Avion" is the 12th episode of Season 3, and originally broadcasted on March 14, 2007. After noticing some migratory birds, Claire hatches an impressive plan to get the survivors of Flight 815 rescued. Meanwhile, Sayid, Kate, John and Danielle continue their trek to the barracks with Mikhail in tow.Full Summary
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