Sorry @Hopelessly lost, I already finished my s6 rewatch!
As I said in the previous threads, I never watched Lost after initially watching it on TV except for a handful of episodes. So this is only the second time I have watched any of these.
Season 1 rewatch:
season 2 rewatch:
Season 5 rewatch:
and season 6:
LA X - Jacob wants sayid saved, but never mentions Juliet. Is she not a candidate anymore? He doesn't think she has a chance?
sayids passport is from Iran! Bad prop error.
the paper in the ankh says if sayid dies we're all in a lot of trouble. Why? Why is it so bad if sayid dies? Is there something about him that is particularly vulnerable to infection, or key to jacob's plan? I don't like the idea that Jacob knows Sayid will save the people on the sub - why not warn them to never get on the sub then?!
I've just thought of something re the Temple. It turns you into an Other. The temple waters don't just heal you - I think they consecrate/baptise you to Jacob's service. I think it is key to the link between Jacob and the Others, which is one reason MIB goes after it.
Miles looks at dead sayid - knows theres something wrong.
Why exactly was Flocke disappointed in the Others ?! Because they're so gullible? It takes Richard long enough to figure out what Flocke is.
And of course ..... wot happen?
what kate does - a v tedious episode.
Magic ash? Electrodes? Yeah still weird torture. I still don't understand what's going on with the poison. Clearly they know about the candidates, they are v careful to lower their guns with sawyer,and they let Jack go to Dogen. But why can't Dogen poison Sayid or kill him? Why go through all the rigaramole of getting Jack to do it? Can candidates be murdered by non candidates? I'm trying to think of a definite example. If ROUSSEAU refers to alex or danielle, then yes. If it refers to Robert (whose surname we don't know) then he was killed by Danielle anyway. Or worst comes to the worse, why not just lock him up?
The Substitute - still cool watching the Monster's POV.
Sawyer is pretty perceptive to figure out Flocke is a fake straight away.
LOL poor Locke, only Sun wants to bury him, and LMAO @ the funeral.
Jacob's ghost vs jacob's ashes, pfft. Daft idea.
"What kind of animal would you describe yourself as?" is a question that DHARMA apparently asks in their questionnaires, according to the Mysteries of the Universe.
Jacob seems to have a lot of places to hang out. The cabin, the Statue, the cave, the Lighthouse...
Lighthouse - Jack is pretty easy to manipulate, isn;t he? Just bring up his dad and he's putty in your hands. Not surprised Jacob doesn't want Kate to follow - she'd def have messed something up.
"I came back because I was broken" - I do feel sorry for him though - he did what he was told, Faraday made him think the Incident needed changing - and all that happened was Sayid and Juliet died.
*sigh* why does he have to break the nice magic mirror? He could have spied on kate or something. Yet another Jack Hissy fit - the last one, I guess.
Jacob is awfully smug in this episode. I'm guessing he never had any intention of using the Light house to guide someone (Widmore?) in - for that matter, does the Lighthouse even function in that way? Or is it entirely just his way of spying? Did he have it built, or was it there before him? You can JUST about see the egyptian hieroglyphics on the stone walls.
If claire is crazy and infected and the new rousseau does that mean Rousseau was also infected? She's pretty funny in this episode.
The sign in the sideways concert hall says "Welcome all candidates."
Sundown - Sayid is clearly outclassed by Dogen in the fight. Why does he stop - does the baseball remind him of his bargain with Jacob? Just why is Dogen not allowed to kill an infected Sayid? He doesn't kill an infected Claire either.
The biggest question - clearly Dogen knows about candidates and about what Flocke is. Why ask Sayid to kill him? Is it a ruse to get sayid killed? That would only work if infected candidates are vulnerable. If it isn't, surely Dogen doesn't think MIB can really be harmed?
Maybe there's a 3rd choice - Dogen says "Prove you are not evil." Maybe for an Infected person, this attempt to fight the MIB is the best way to overcome the Infection. Maybe this weakens it enough so that when Desmond speaks to him, there is enough of the real Sayid left inside to overcome MIB's influence.
Dr Linus - LMAO @ Hurley and Richard.
Don't think we've ever seen Ben in such a precarious state.
Once again we see Jack in a suicidal position, and fate intervenes to prevent that suicide.
"I'll have you." That scene and the reunion are so sweet, and seeing Ben ask Sun if she needs a hand - like a normal person, instead of as leader of the Others or through some devious plan to infiltrate. These beach reunion scenes never get old.
So how does Widmore find the Island? I don't think the Lamp Post can help ships, it helps approaches from air. Maybe without Jacob, the island is no longer invisible.
Recon - Mostly tedious episode.
"It's kill or be killed." Except he must know he can't be killed by them.
Sideways Sawyer is reading Watership down and Wrinkle in Time. About the only worthy part of the flash is Sawyer watching Little House on the Prairie.
The Ajiran massacre - none of the bodies appear to have gunshot wounds. Doesn't look like Widmore's forces. So who killed them? The bodies were rotting. What reason does Widmore have to lie to sawyer?
Why exactly did Flocke infect Claire, and keep her around? She was a candidate at one point (assuming Littleton is her and not her mother). Not sure why Flocke bothers having this conversation with Kate. Is he just lulling her into trusting him, passing the time, or genuinely speaking his feelings? Claire really is unbalanced - holding Kate's hand, then trying to kill her, then hugging her. Infection seems to leave people deranged but still open to being calmed down by those who love them.
Ab aeterno - I didnt enjoy this episode much the first time and still didn't on rewatch. It's a v mythology heavy episode, we finally see the arrival of the Black Rock, and what happened to the Statue and how Richard arrived, and why the Island is important and why Jacob brings people to the island and why he hides and why Richard is his intermediary and doesn't age and why MIB is so determined to kill Jacob - but it's just not very riveting for some reason. The last 2 scenes were the only interesting bits.
"Ricardus will know what to do" except that he doesn't. He's completely clueless, and does nothing of importance for the entire season.
Jacob attacks Richard straight away, it must be obvious there's no one else around for Richard to be hunting except him. He's a master at waterboarding torture. Nice to see the same ancient dagger. Jacob says that was NOT Isabella on the Black Rock - at least for once they leave no ambiguity.
"No one comes inside unless I invite them in." Is that a Rule? Wonder if Jacob misses his statue. I assume jacob's touch doesn't just immortalise Richard but protects him from the Monster too.
The Package - LMAO @ Sun shouting at Richard. The rest of this episode is very tedious. If Widmore knows about Candidates, why only kidnap Jin? Why not take sawyer (and Kate) as well? I guess that was Zoe's decision. Only redeeming part is Jin seeing Ji Yeon's photos, and Jack and Sun talking at dusk - Jack's promise makes me sad. Poor mikhail loses his eye again (and dies). Sun's aphasia? Sigh; and she writes such BIG notes.
happily ever after - LOL @ Desmond's reaction, poor guy getting dragged back yet again to the Island. Poor simmonds - they have no sense of Health and safety at all in Widmore Industries, do they?! Widmore wants a sacrifice from Desmond - he doesn't expect him to survive the Cork? Why does Widmore keep saying he sacrificed his relationship with Penny for the Island? The EM surge leads Desmond to see his post life purgatory? Meh.
Another tedious episode. OK its funny to see Minkoswki, but thats it. Listening to Charlie - yawn. Eloise's pompous statements - yawn. Desmond fainting in the sideways when he awakens in the real world - pffft. It's all nonsense.
So charlie knows its not real - but isn't technically awake until meeting claire? And then why is it desmond's job to awaken everyone? Is that marina the same place where ben shot desmond?
Everyone loves Hugo. Hugo as action hero leaving the Black Rock was amusing, but that's it. Desmond can see dead Jacob like sawyer - but Richard can't? The Whispers - sigh.
This season they really went all out to wipe out everything. The temple folk were decimated, we again saw a desolate and deserted New Otherton and the Beach Camp, the Black Rock blown up, the Light house mirror smashed. About all that's left are a few Dharma stations like the Pearl and Arrow.
So far in this season:
People go to the temple. Sawyer leaves. kate and jin leave. Kate goes back to the temple. Jack and hurley leave. Kate Jin and sawyer go with locke. Sun etc leaves the beach for the temple. Then goes back to the beach. Jack and hurley meet sun etc on the beach, then eventually meet locke's group. Lots of roaming around from one place to another.