LOST season 2 discussion thread......

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  1. John*D

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    I too thought the beginning was a flashback of a young (less muscular) Sawyer. . Of course when the explosion hit, I almost pooped myself! I was like OMG someone is living down there...

    What is the name of that song and who sings it?

    I still want to find out why Sarah and Jack didn't stay married? Does she/he leave him/her or does she die, etc?

    The fact that Desmond is on the Island is freaky. Desmond's washer/dryer looked like those new Kenmore Elite's where the front is beveled out.

    I hope Saywer, Micheal, and Jin are alive! Poor Walt, I hope he's safe! [​IMG]
     
  2. Jason Harbaugh

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    Awesome opening. I was thinking it was a flashback of one of the guys, and then *boom*. [​IMG] Great way to start us off, of course it would have been one helluva cliffhanger for season 1. Not showing the entire episode, but just that first scene. But I'm not complaining.

    One thing I noticed was that he had a bunch of old tech down there, the computer, the reel to reel drives, yet he had a model of washer and dryer that is from the past couple years. *edit* Looks like John D noticed the same thing I did. [​IMG]

    Still is the best show on television and I can't wait to see where this season goes. [​IMG]
     
  3. RyanAn

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    I copied and pasted from a spoiler on Aint it Cool News :

    "Then some music starts to play, it's the chorus to Cass Eliot's (Mama of the Mamas & Papas) Make your own Kind of Music. Lyrics are here for those who want to assign meaning: http://www.casselliot.com/lyrics.htm. It's very retro, very 70's, very out of place. Take a listen at Amazon and youll see."

    -

    Why'll it may becoming predictable for the numbers to be repeated, it is like having a real live easter egg in a show that only the best can find. [​IMG]

    Ryan
     
  4. Jonny P

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    More "nitpicky" findings in Desmond's hovel...

    On a table, there is a board game covered in the "beads" that Jack finds in the little bags on the corpses in the cave during the first season...

    It is possible that the corpses in the caves were with Desmond at one point in time...were out on the island...and then were killed by something...

    Same for the French woman. Had she been outside the hatch when it was locked? Had she been a part of what was going on "underground."

    At first, I thought the person living underground might be a relic of the cold war, but as I watched, the place looked pretty modern. The washer and dryer were what changed my mind as I viewed it.

    The song played is by Mama Cass

    MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC
    (Barry Mann / Cynthia Weil)
    Mama Cass Elliot


    Nobody can tell ya
    There's only one song worth singing
    They may try and sell ya
    Cause it hangs them up to see someone like you

    But you've gotta make your own kind of music
    Sing your own special song
    Make your own kind of music
    Even if nobody else sings along

    You're gonna be nowhere
    The loneliest kind of lonely
    It may be rough going
    Just to do your thing's the hardest thing to do

    But you've gotta make your own kind of music
    Sing your own special song
    Make your own kind of music
    Even if nobody else sings along

    So if you cannot take my hand
    And if you must be going
    I will understand

    You've gotta make your own kind of music
    Sing your own special song
    Make your own kind of music
    Even if nobody else sings along

    You've gotta make your own kind of music
    Sing your own special song
    Make your own kind of music
     
  5. Jason Harbaugh

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    Holy shnikes the fansites are going crazy on the web.

    Here's the whispering Walt said:
    http://www.lynxfx.com/lost/walt.wav

    It sounds to me like he is saying "Press the button, no button's bad."

    Edit: Apparently, that's what he said played backwards!
     
  6. John*D

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    Finally found the song after watching that part over again...

    Although the title and lyrics have already been posted here is a link to a snippot of the song from Amazon.

    Scroll down to track 8, "make your own kind of music" and play...

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/cl...280173-4453767
     
  7. BrettB

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    I too thought it was Sawyer at the beginning. My wife said 'what the hell is this'? [​IMG]

    The guy was sleeping in the top bunk of a bunkbed; the bottom bunk looked like it might be see use, with books and such. Also several jumpsuits hanging in the closet.

    Was that computer prompt legit? It looked like a sideways mean face. [​IMG]

    What's up with the windows that look to have natural light shining through? Simply designed to appear real so mole guy doesn't go insane?

    The sleeve of the album he pulled out to play had a white label with something handwritten on it, radio station? Government issue?

    Bizarro that the only contemporary stuff is a washer and dryer.

    After we first met him in the flashback I thought he was an angel.

    As mentioned, 'Quarantine' made no sense.
     
  8. Jason Harbaugh

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    Another connection was revealed in the flashback. The gentleman who was hit by Jack's future bride was none other than Mr. Rutherford, as in Shannon Rutherford, as in her father?
     
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    Regarding nanotechnology, has anyone read Michael Crichton's Prey? That's what came to mind when I read it here and reference to "black smoke."

    But it is wild trying to connect that concept with any supernatural concept.
     
  10. Lou Sytsma

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    Most interesting line was from Desmond to Jack in the flashback in the stadium:

    'See you in another life.'
     
  11. Prentice Cotham

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    So, quarantine was on the other side of the door so was he quarantined from the island? So is there some sickness or disease on the island?
     
  12. Bill Fletcher

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    Haven't read last year's thread so maybe this has been suggested, but is it possible that they are all in an insane asylum involved in some sort of experimental group therapy/medical procedure? They all seem to have reasons to be -

    Hurley has already said he was there.
    Kate caused her childhood boyfriend's death.
    Maybe Jack actually screwed up the girl's surgery to cause her to be paralyzed.
    Locke was paralyzed ... etc

    Bill
     
  13. NeilO

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    I was also surprised by the opening. It had a guy opening his eye again, just like Jack in the pilot and then goes off from there.

    As far as the complaint of not seeing what happened to the folks on the raft, I think they wanted to keep us as in the dark as the folks in the island, especially with the mysterious Walt image. Next episode we'll find out what's up. I don't mind waiting.

    Neil
     
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    Myself, I think the writers are starting to have fun with the people now, tossing in things that will get the boards ablaze with theories. But I hope they don't get too "into" things, like Patrick wrote about the numbers, where it will all come crashing in on itself.
     
  15. Jason Walstrom

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    Great Season Opener. Ok i'm out, this thread gives me 'tired head'.
     
  16. Patrick Sun

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    I read on other boards that Rutherford was pronounced dead at 8:15, gee, I think I'm getting numbed by the numbers.
     
  17. Jason Seaver

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    Not good enough to keep me watching next week: Ten minutes of story padded out to forty, heavy-handed "foreshadowing", characters acting in stupid and arbitrary manners, and more Mystical Walt Crap.

    I think my main problem with this show is that its world-building is quite frankly awful. The intent doesn't seem to be to build an internally-consistent setting, but just to insert things that give the appearance of a big, complex mystery. The Magic Numbers show up again and again, and they succeed in getting people to go "ooh, this is important!", but there's never any sort of hint to why or how it's important.
     
  18. Matt^Brown

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    I was really happy with this first episode. I wasn't very vocal about it but I was one of "those" people that was feeling a little let down by the show at the end of last season. I am feeling optimistic after this show and am looking forward to the coming weeks. I also liked the fact that we did not see the raft or find out any information about it.
     
  19. Nelson Au

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    I'm curious if anyone knows if ABC plans to repeat episodes on the weekend as they did last year. I'd like to re-see the premiere.

    This premiere sort of felt like the Alias episode where Syd and Vaughn take down SD-6 and sort of re-sets the show. With the discovery of the underground 'whatever you want to call it', it certainly will change things. I guess JJ Abrams likes to do this.
     
  20. nickGreenwood

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    I was watching it at a friends house last night, and after Desmond showed up in the hatch, he wondered if Desmond had been in the tail section. I said I didn't think so because how would he have gotten in the hatch if it'd been locked.
    But thinking back on it a little more now, I wonder if maybe the Danielle did help him in there.

    It's either that or Desmond has the ability of mental projection.


    How do we know that it was Mr. Rutherford? I didn't catch a name for the guy.

    I remember in the Destination Lost thing they brought back up the quote of "A few hours ago most of us were strangers..." I think we're now starting to find out that they are not all strangers, maybe formally but they have some sort of connection to each other.

    I can't wait for next week.
     

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