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Key Points from "The Incident, Parts 1 and 2"

Review: Episodes 16 and 17, Season 5 -- Jacob is revealed, the incident unfolds, and season five ends with a very big bang.
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Key Points from "Follow the Leader"

Review: Episode 15, Season 5 -- Obi-Locke takes his powers to a whole new level. Elsewhere, Jack picks up where Faraday left off.
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Key Points from "The Variable"

Review: Episode 14, Season 5 -- The circle of life puts Daniel Faraday in a chokehold.
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Key Points from "Some Like It Hoth"

Review: Episode 13, Season 5 -- Miles' deep connections to the island are revealed.
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Key Points from "Dead Is Dead"

Review: Episode 12, Season 5 -- Smokey surrounds Ben in a guilt maelstrom while Locke settles into a post-resurrection groove.
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Key Points from "Whatever Happened, Happened"

Review: Episode 11, Season 5 -- Kate comes down with a rare case of honesty. Elsewhere, future adversaries try to save young Ben.
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Key Points from "He's Our You"

Review: Episode 10, Season 5 -- Sayid finds a purpose, which doesn't bode well for young Benjamin Linus.
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Key Points from "Namaste"

Review: Episode 9, Season 5 -- Jack, Kate and Hurley become unexpected members of the Dharma Initiative.
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Key Points from "LaFleur"

Review: Episode 8, Season 5 -- Sawyer, Juliet, Jin, Miles and Daniel get dropped in the island's Dharma period. All things considered, it ain't half bad!
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Key Points from "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham"

Review: Episode 7, Season 5 -- Locke's off-island adventures prove to be twistier and grislier than initially thought.
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Key Points from "316"

Review: Episode 6, Season 5 -- Jack, Kate and the other off-island survivors learn how to return.
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Key Points from "This Place Is Death"

As Locke attempts to leave the Island, another character's strange connection to the Island is reveled in their final moments.
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Key Points from "The Little Prince"

Review: Episode 4, Season 5 -- The mystery client pursuing custody of Aaron is revealed. On the island, nosebleeds, time jumps, and surprise reappearances abound.
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Key Points from "Jughead"

Review: Episode 3, Season 5 -- Locke and Sawyer lead a rescue expedition to an armed camp, while Desmond seeks to fulfill a promise elsewhere - or is it elsewhen?
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Key Points from "Because You Left" and "The Lie"

Review: Episodes 1 and 2, Season 5 -- In the season five premiere, the space-time continuum strikes back.
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Key Points from "There's No Place Like Home, Parts 2 and 3"

Review: Episodes 13 & 14, Season 4 -- Locke and Ben prepare to move the Island. The Oceanic Six find rescue.
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Key Points from "There's No Place Like Home, Part 1"

Review: Episode 12, Season 4 -- Flashforwards reveal the Oceanic Six homecoming. Elsewhere, competing groups race to an important Dharma station.
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Key Points from "Cabin Fever"

Review: Episode 11, Season 4 -- Locke's connection to the island reaches into his past. Elsewhere, freighter life expectancy drops precipitously.
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Key Points from "Something Nice Back Home"

Review: Episode 10, Season 4 -- Jack's future-flash reveals his descent into bearded dismay.
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Key Points from "The Shape of Things to Come"

Review: Episode 9, Season 4 -- Ben's future flash reveals an unexpected connection to island nemesis Charles Widmore.
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Key Points from "Meet Kevin Johnson"

Review: Episode 8, Season 4 -- Michael fills in the gaps of his backstory. Elsewhere, an island legend is blown away.
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Key Points from "Ji Yeon"

Review: Episode 7, Season 4 -- Sun takes baby mama drama to a whole new level.
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Key Points from "The Other Woman"

Review: Episode 6, Season 4 -- Juliet's motivations become clearer. Elsewhere, the freighter folk stage a sneaky island mission.
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Key Points from "The Constant"

Review: Episode 5, Season 4 -- Desmond's haywire future-flashes crack the door to island mysteries.
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Key Points from "Eggtown"

Review: Episode 4, Season 4 -- Kate's future flash reveals a maternal instinct. Elsewhere, Miles makes a bizarre offer.
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Key Points from "The Economist"

Review: Episode 3, Season 4 -- Sayid's future flash reveals a stunning alliance with an old foe.
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Key Points from "Confirmed Dead"

Review: Episode 2, Season 4 -- Four new characters send the island into a tizzy. Elsewhere, Oceanic 815 is "found."
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Key Points from "The Beginning of the End"

Review: Episode 1, Season 4 -- Hurley's future-flash introduces the "Oceanic Six" and hints at a Very Big Betrayal.
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Key Points from "Through the Looking Glass"

Review: Episode 22, Season 3 -- Everything changes. Everything.
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Key Points from "Greatest Hits"

Review: Episode 21, Season 3 -- Charlie is ready to make the ultimate sacrifice, but his righteous path is blocked by a watery surprise.
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Key Points from "The Man Behind the Curtain"

Review: Episode 20, Season 3 -- Ben's wickedness reaches a stunning new low. Elsewhere, Juliet's secret is revealed.
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Key Points from "The Brig"

Review: Episode 19, Season 3 -- Locke and Sawyer tag team on a nemesis. Elsewhere, Desmond and the boys try to keep their new friend under wraps.
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Key Points from "D.O.C."

Review: Episode 18, Season 3 -- The father of Sun's baby is revealed. Elsewhere, an old foe makes a surprise return and the mystery surrounding Oceanic 815 expands.
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Key Points from "Catch-22"

Review: Episode 17, Season 3 -- Desmond's latest future flash hints at rescue. Elsewhere, soapy romance breaks out at the beach camp.
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Key Points from "One of Us"

Review: Episode 16, Season 3 -- The castaways grudgingly accept Juliet when she cures Claire's mystery illness, but is Jules up to no good?
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Key Points from "Left Behind"

Review: Episode 15, Season 3 -- The Other's sudden departure turns Kate and Juliet into unlikely allies. Meanwhile, Sawyer faces banishment from the beach.
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Key Points from "Exposé"

Review: Episode 14, Season 3 -- Nikki and Paulo face an unbelievable horror. Elsewhere, Sun learns the truth behind her abduction.
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Key Points from "The Man from Tallahassee"

Review: Episode 13, Season 3 -- The origin of Locke's paralysis is revealed, but a bigger surprise awaits on the island.
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Key Points from "Par Avion"

Review: Episode 12, Season 3 -- Claire's surprise connection to another castaway is revealed. Elsewhere, the Jack Rescue Operation encounters a major obstacle.
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Key Points from "Enter 77"

Review: Episode 11, Season 3 -- Sayid, Locke and Kate uncover a new hatch -- and a new adversary. Back on the beach, Sawyer tries to restock his secret stash.
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Key Points from "Tricia Tanaka Is Dead"

Review: Episode 10, Season 3 -- Hurley's discovery of a broken-down car lightens the mood. Elsewhere, Kate seeks help from an unusual ally.
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Key Points from "Stranger in a Strange Land"

Review: Episode 9, Season 3 -- Jack and Juliet bond over a common enemy as Kate and Sawyer trek back to the castaways' camp.
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Key Points from "Flashes Before Your Eyes"

Review: Episode 8, Season 3 -- Desmond's post-hatch experiences are revealed (sorta) and his new precog abilities lead to a dire prediction for one particular castaway.
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Key Points from "Not in Portland"

Review: Episode 7, Season 3 -- Juliet shows her true colors, and they're not what you'd expect. Meanwhile, Sawyer and Kate get help from a sneaky ally.
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Key Points from "I Do"

Review: Episode 6, Season 3 -- Jack stages a dramatic coup while Sawyer and Kate don't see nuthin' wrong with a little bump n' grind.
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Key Points from "The Cost of Living"

Review: Episode 5, Season 3 -- The smoke monster takes the life of a key character and Jack discovers a big rift between the Others.
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Key Points from "Every Man for Himself"

Review: Episode 4, Season 3 -- Sawyer gets a dose of Other vengeance after a botched escape attempt. Meanwhile, Jack makes an unexpected house call.
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Key Points from "Further Instructions"

Review: Episode 3, Season 3 -- Locke, Desmond and Eko survive the hatch implosion, but each soon encounters their own significant predicament.
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Key Points from "The Glass Ballerina"

Review: Episode 2, Season 3 -- Sun, Jin and Sayid try to ambush the Others, but the plan goes awry. Meanwhile, Kate and Sawyer are put to work in the Others' chain gang.
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Key Points from "Live Together, Die Alone" (Part 1)

Review: Episode 23, Season 2 -- The return of Desmond, an Other attack and a hatch meltdown highlight an exceptional conclusion to season two. (Part 1 of a 2-Part Review.)
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Key Points from "Live Together, Die Alone" (Part 2)

The second half of our ridiculously long recap of the "Lost" season 2 finale. (Part 2 of a 2-Part Review.)
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Key Points from "Three Minutes"

Review: Episode 22, Season 2 -- Michael's connection to the Others is revealed. Meanwhile, a funeral is interrupted by a waterborne surprise.
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Key Points from "?"

Review: Episode 21, Season 2 -- Blind faith and Dharma's dirty deeds converge when Eko and Locke discover another hatch
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Key Points from "Two for the Road"

Review: Episode 20, Season 2 -- Hold on to your britches: Michael's return initiates a jaw-dropping twist with huge consequences.
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Key Points from "S.O.S."

Review: Episode 19, Season 2 -- The ballad of Rose and Bernard isn't as sweet as you might expect. Meanwhile, Jack and Kate look to stage a prisoner swap with the Others.
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Key Points from "Dave"

Review: Episode 18, Season 2 -- Food, love and a freaky bald guy send Hurley's mind into a death spiral. Meanwhile, Henry Gale's bad day gets a lot worse.
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Key Points from "Lockdown"

Review: Episode 17, Season 2 -- While Sayid digs up dirt on Henry Gale (literally), Locke and Gale become unlikely allies when the hatch goes haywire.
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Key Points from "The Whole Truth"

Review: Episode 16, Season 2 -- Sun and Jin experience a miracle, but it might prove costly. Meanwhile, two adversaries embark on an unusual excursion.
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Key Points from "Maternity Leave"

Review: Episode 15, Season 2 -- Details of Claire's kidnapping reveal big clues about the Others. Meanwhile, Eko finds out about Jack and Locke's prisoner.
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Key Points from "One of Them"

Review: Episode 14, Season 2 -- Sayid's torture skills (and tortured past) are put to use when a suspected Other is captured.
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Key Points from "The Long Con"

Review: Episode 13, Season 2 -- A botched kidnapping and an intricate double-cross expose deep rifts among the castaways.
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Key Points from "Fire + Water"

Review: Episode 12, Season 2 -- "Fire + Water" -- Charlie's vivid dreams and stupid decisions raise island ire. Meanwhile, love connections bloom in unusual places.
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Key Points from "The Hunting Party"

Review: Episode 11, Season 2 -- A failed rescue mission leads to a major encounter with the Others ... and a hint of future conflict.
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Key Points from "The 23rd Psalm"

Review: Episode 10, Season 2 -- "The 23rd Psalm" -- Eko's violent past is revealed. Meanwhile, the monster makes an unexpected appearance.
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Key Points from "What Kate Did"

Review: Episode 9, Season 2 -- "What Kate Did" -- Kate's secret is revealed (hence the title). Meanwhile, Locke and Eko make a major hatch discovery.
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Key Points from "Collision"

Review: Episode 8, Season 2 -- "Collision" -- Shannon's death leads to a showdown between Ana-Lucia and Sayid. Meanwhile, tear-jerker reunions abound.
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Key Points from "The Other 48 Days"

Review: Episode 7, Season 2 -- The trials and tribulations of the Tailies finally come to light. They aren't very pretty. Not at all.
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Key Points from "Abandoned"

Review: Episode 6, Season 2 -- Shannon has a very bad day. Very bad. Meanwhile, the Tailies and Raftaways take a dangerous journey across the island.
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Key Points from "... And Found"

Review: Episode 5, Season 2 -- "... And Found" -- With both Jin and her wedding band missing, Sun is overwhelmed by grief. Meanwhile, Michael embarks on a solo search for Walt.
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Key Points from "Everybody Hates Hugo"

Review: Episode 4, Season 2 -- Hurley's past leads to a rash decision (hint: TNT is involved). Meanwhile, a second group of Oceanic survivors is revealed.
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Key Points from "Orientation"

Review: Episode 3, Season 2 -- The origin of the hatch becomes clear. Elsewhere, the Raftaways have an unpleasant encounter with a mysterious group.
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Key Points from "Adrift"

Review: Episode 2, Season 2 -- The Raftaways make their way back to the island, but they won't like what they find. Meanwhile, Locke snoops around the hatch.
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Key Points from "Man of Science, Man of Faith"

Review: Episode 1, Season 2 -- Locke, Jack and Kate head into the hatch, and one of them makes a jaw-dropping discovery.
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Key Points from "Exodus, Part 2"

Review: Episode 24, Season 1 -- Season 1 ends with a bang: the hatch opens, the raft burns, one castaway explodes and two are abducted.
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Key Points from "Exodus, Part 1"

Review: Episode 23, Season 1 -- The rescue raft finally launches. Meanwhile, the remaining castaways confront a new island threat.
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Key Points from "Born to Run"

Review: Episode 22, Season 1 -- Kate's backstory clogs up the episode, but island events prove interesting when Michael is poisoned.
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Key Points from "The Greater Good"

Review: Episode 21, Season 1 -- Locke's return leads to bloodshed. On the backstory front, Sayid's search for a loved one brings forth a whole lotta tragedy.
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Key Points from "Do No Harm"

Review: Episode 20, Season 1 -- The rumors of a major character dying prove to be true. We also discover another twist in Jack's backstory.
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Key Points from "Deus Ex Machina"

Review: Episode 19, Season 1 -- Another dip into Locke's backstory reveals a tragic twist, while in the present day Locke's physical condition deteriorates as he and Boone examine the mysterious hatch.
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Key Points from "Numbers"

Review: Episode 18, Season 1 -- Hurley's cursed backstory reveals a surprisingly strong connection to the island. Meanwhile, a group of castaways encounters an old foe.
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Key Points from "...In Translation"

Review: Episode 17, Season 1 -- We all thought Jin was a control freak with a nasty violent streak, but another dip into his past proves that we were very, very wrong.
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Key Points from "Outlaws"

Review: Episode 16, Season 1 -- A deeper look at Sawyer's backstory reveals a surprising connection to one of the castaways.
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Key Points from "Homecoming"

Review: Episode 15, Season 1 -- Claire's reappearance has deadly repercussions for the castaways ... and for Evil Ethan.
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Key Points from "Special"

Review: Episode 14, Season 1 -- Walt's backstory proves he's not your average 10-year-old. Meanwhile, Charlie digs through Claire's diary and Locke makes a big discovery.
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Key Points from "Hearts and Minds"

Review: Episode 13, Season 1 -- Boone and Shannon's nasty backstory is brought to light as Locke tests Boone's mettle.
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Key Points from "Whatever the Case May Be"

Review: Episode 12, Season 1 -- The discovery of a suitcase reveals Kate's criminal history. At the same time, Sayid and Shannon practice their translation and flirting skills.
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Key Points from "All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues"

Review: Episode 11, Season 1 -- A search party looks for Charlie and Claire, and what they find isn't pretty. Meanwhile, Jack's Daddy issues flare up again.
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Key Points from "Raised by Another"

Review: Episode 10, Season 1 -- Claire is haunted by nightmares and an unfortunate past -- and both could harm her unborn child.
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Key Points from "Solitary"

Review: Episode 9, Season 1 -- Sayid discovers the source of the mysterious French distress signal. Back at camp, Hurley tries to calm the masses by organizing a golf tournament.
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Key Points from "Confidence Man"

Review: Episode 8, Season 1 -- Sawyer's backstory reveals a tortured past, which is apropos since Jack and Sayid spend most of the episode torturing Sawyer.
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Key Points from "The Moth"

Review: Episode 7, Season 1 -- Charlie's backstory is revealed as he sweats and shakes through a painful detox. Jack gets himself trapped in a cave. Nice work, Jack.
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Key Points from "House of the Rising Sun"

Review: Episode 6, Season 1 -- We get the lowdown on Sun and Jin's rocky relationship. Jack and Kate flirt, then don't flirt. The castaways split into two camps.
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Key Points from "White Rabbit"

Review: Episode 5, Season 1 -- Jack's Daddy issues spark hallucinations and self-doubt. The other survivors confront a water shortage and a water thief.
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Key Points from "Walkabout"

Review: Episode 4, Season 1 -- The enigmatic Locke becomes less of an enigma thanks to some serious flashback sequences.
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Key Points from "Tabula Rasa"

Review: Episode 3, Season 1 -- The "Lost" survivors engage in wholesale lying, a technique that may or may not prove to be problematic (my money is on "may").
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