Numbers have always played an important role on Lost, none quite as obvious as 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42.
To Lost fans, those numbers hold a special meaning, as they became involved in everything from Hurley’s winning lottery ticket to the numbers entered in the hatch to numerical representations of characters themselves.
Note: Over the next three days, I’m going to be releasing a series of blogs looking back on Lost. I’ve been watching TV shows for a solid 30 of my almost-35 years, and I can’t recall a show that has generated this level of discussion and debate. For the uninitiated, I say this: spoilers are ahead so continue reading at your own risk. Go immediately and start watching Season 1, then come back here in a few months.
For the rest of you, I hope you use this as a launching board to share your favorite Lost memories. Today, we’ll be tackling favorite episodes, with the favorite characters coming Thursday. Heading into the weekend, I have a look at how we watch Lost.
Thanks for sharing your memories in the comments section. After Sunday night, memories are all we have. Now, let’s go get Lost … Continue reading →