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The best episodes of Lost

Explore the comprehensive ranking of Lost episodes, meticulously evaluated through thousands of fan votes. Uncover the top-rated moments that define the brilliance of Lost!

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
The Constant
9.1

#1 - The Constant

Season 4, Episode 5, 2/28/2008
Sayid and Desmond hit a bit of turbulence on the way to the freighter, which causes Desmond to experience some unexpected side effects.
Through the Looking Glass (1)
9.0

#2 - Through the Looking Glass (1)

Season 3, Episode 22, 5/23/2007
The season 3 finale finds the castaways preparing for an invasion by the slightly less mysterious Others, while Charlie and Desmond find more than they were looking for in the underwater "Looking Glass Hatch".
Through the Looking Glass (2)
9.0

#3 - Through the Looking Glass (2)

Season 3, Episode 23, 5/23/2007
The season 3 finale finds the castaways preparing for an invasion by the slightly less mysterious Others, while Charlie and Desmond find more than they were looking for in the underwater "Looking Glass Hatch".
LaFleur
8.9

#4 - LaFleur

Season 5, Episode 8, 3/4/2009
Sawyer perpetuates a lie with some of the other island survivors in order to protect themselves from mistakes of the past.
Lockdown
8.8

#5 - Lockdown

Season 2, Episode 17, 3/29/2006
When the hatch suddenly takes on a life of its own, Locke is forced to enlist the help of an unlikely ally to control the matter. Meanwhile, Ana Lucia, Sayid and Charlie go off into the jungle to find out the truth about Henry Gale and see if there really is balloon craft out there in the jungle that carried him and his wife to the island.
Live Together, Die Alone (1)
8.8

#6 - Live Together, Die Alone (1)

Season 2, Episode 23, 5/24/2006
After discovering something odd just offshore, Jack and Sayid come up with a plan to confront "The Others" and hopefully get Walt back. At the same time there will be an answer to the question of where Michael has been and resolution of him and Walt. Meanwhile, Eko and Locke come to blows as Locke makes a potentially cataclysmic decision regarding the "button" and the hatch. Lastly, Desmond returns and he sheds some more light on his experience on the island in the three years prior to when Locke came down into that hatch.
The Incident (1)
8.8

#7 - The Incident (1)

Season 5, Episode 16, 5/13/2009
Jack's decision to put a plan in action in order to set things right on the island is met with some strong resistance by those close to him, and Locke assigns Ben a difficult task.
The Incident (2)
8.8

#8 - The Incident (2)

Season 5, Episode 17, 5/13/2009
Jack's decision to put a plan in action in order to set things right on the island is met with some strong resistance by those close to him, and Locke assigns Ben a difficult task.
Ab Aeterno
8.8

#9 - Ab Aeterno

Season 6, Episode 9, 3/23/2010
Richard Alpert's back story is shown: In 1867, he is brought to the island on the Black Rock as a slave. He makes a deal with Jacob to be his representative in exchange for immortality. In the present day, Hurley convinces him to help the candidates replace Jacob and stop the Man in Black from leaving the Island.
The Man Behind the Curtain
8.7

#10 - The Man Behind the Curtain

Season 3, Episode 20, 5/9/2007
Ben unwillingly divulges information to Locke about the island, taking him on a journey to various locations including strange monuments and the mysterious Jacob. Back at the beach, Juliet's secret is revealed. Flashbacks will show us the origins of DHARMA and the history of the island, including 'the purge.'
Greatest Hits
8.7

#11 - Greatest Hits

Season 3, Episode 21, 5/16/2007
While Jack devises a plan to do away with "The Others" once and for all, Sayid uncovers a flaw in "The Others'" system that could lead to everyone's rescue. But it requires Charlie to take on a dangerous task that may make Desmond's premonition come true. A Charlie-centric episode.
Happily Ever After
8.7

#12 - Happily Ever After

Season 6, Episode 11, 4/6/2010
On the island, Widmore subjects Desmond to a large amount of electromagnetic energy as an experiment. In the flash sideways, Desmond, with the aid of Charlie, starts to have visions of his life in the original timeline.
Man of Science, Man of Faith
8.6

#13 - Man of Science, Man of Faith

Season 2, Episode 1, 9/21/2005
Jack, Locke and Kate explore the mysterious hatch but Jack decides to wait before going down into the hatch. Kate and Locke aren't so patient. When Shannon chases after Vincent the dog, she encounters a familiar face in the jungle.
Everybody Loves Hugo
8.6

#14 - Everybody Loves Hugo

Season 6, Episode 12, 4/13/2010
In order to prevent more loss of life, Hurley leads the other survivors to speak with the Man in Black. In the flash sideways, Hurley meets Libby, while Desmond continues his mission to let the Oceanic 815 passengers know of their lives on the island.
The Candidate
8.6

#15 - The Candidate

Season 6, Episode 14, 5/4/2010
After the remaining survivors are reunited, Sawyer and Jack hatch a plan to divert the Man in Black's attention and leave the island without him on Widmore's submarine, but disastrous consequences await them. In the flash sideways, Jack investigates the cause of Locke's paralysis and offers treatment.
Pilot (2)
8.5

#16 - Pilot (2)

Season 1, Episode 2, 9/29/2004
Having escaped the "creature" and retrieved the plane transceiver, a group of the survivors travel to higher ground so they can transmit a signal. En route, they receive a mysterious transmission and encounter another of the island's inhabitants. Meanwhile, back at camp, Jack tends to a wounded man who reveals a secret about Kate.
Deus Ex Machina
8.5

#17 - Deus Ex Machina

Season 1, Episode 19, 3/30/2005
Locke thinks he's being sent a sign on how to get the hatch open, and he and Boone venture inland. Jack is reluctant to offer assistance when Sawyer begins to experience excruciating headaches and needs glasses.
Exodus (2)
8.5

#18 - Exodus (2)

Season 1, Episode 24, 5/25/2005
The castaways on the raft are surprised at sea by something unexpected. Meanwhile, remaining islanders attempt to blow open the hatch, and a visitor to the encampment might be a threat to Claire's infant son.
The Brig
8.5

#19 - The Brig

Season 3, Episode 19, 5/2/2007
After abandoning the Others, Locke takes Sawyer on a trek through the jungle to help him eliminate a common enemy. Meanwhile, back at the beach, the parachutist Naomi has crucial information about flight 815.
The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham
8.5

#20 - The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham

Season 5, Episode 7, 2/25/2009
Locke's mission off the island as Jeremy is revealed.
Dead Is Dead
8.5

#21 - Dead Is Dead

Season 5, Episode 12, 4/8/2009
To atone for sins of the past, Ben must attempt to summon the smoke monster in order to be judged.
The Variable
8.5

#22 - The Variable

Season 5, Episode 14, 4/29/2009
On the 100th episode milestone for the series, the time of reckoning has begun when Daniel Faraday comes clean regarding what he knows about the island.
Pilot (1)
8.4

#23 - Pilot (1)

Season 1, Episode 1, 9/22/2004
Stripped of everything, the 48 survivors scavenge what they can from the plane for their survival. Some panic. Some pin their hopes on rescue. A few find inner strength they never knew they had-like Kate who, with no medical training, suddenly finds herself suturing the doctor's wounds. The band of friends, family, enemies and strangers must work together against the cruel weather and harsh terrain. But the intense howls of mysterious creatures stalking the jungle fill them all with fear. Fortunately, thanks to the calm leadership of quick-thinking Jack and level-headed Kate, they have hope. But even heroes have secrets, as the survivors will come to learn.
Two for the Road
8.4

#24 - Two for the Road

Season 2, Episode 20, 5/3/2006
After finding an exhausted Michael in the forest, Jack and Kate bring him back to the main camp. When he finally wakes up, Michael has some new details about "The Others." Also, a lovestruck Hurley plans a date for Libby.
The Shape of Things to Come
8.4

#25 - The Shape of Things to Come

Season 4, Episode 9, 4/24/2008
Jack tries to discover the identity of a body that has washed ashore. Meanwhile, Locke's camp is attacked by Ben's adversaries.
Namaste
8.4

#26 - Namaste

Season 5, Episode 9, 3/18/2009
After meeting old acquaintances Sawyer is forced to continue lying to protect them.
He's Our You
8.4

#27 - He's Our You

Season 5, Episode 10, 3/25/2009
Everyone on the island is at risk when one of the survivors decides to go against them and taking matters into their own hands.
What They Died For
8.4

#28 - What They Died For

Season 6, Episode 16, 5/18/2010
Ben finally takes his revenge on Widmore after accepting the Man in Black's request for assistance. Jacob explains the purpose of the candidates, and Jack volunteers to take his place. The search for Desmond reveals that he has been rescued and the Man in Black plans to use him to destroy the island. In the flash sideways, each person ends up on their way to a concert.
Walkabout
8.3

#29 - Walkabout

Season 1, Episode 4, 10/13/2004
The survivors are jolted awake in the middle of the night when wild island beasts (which are wild boars) invade the beach encampment. Kate and Michael join the mysterious Locke on a hunt for food -- and a shocking secret about Locke is revealed. On the hunt for food someone is injured. Meanwhile, some survivors are horrified by Jack's plan for the dead bodies still scattered among the wreckage -- he wants to burn them. Jack sees someone that's not there, and we find out that one of the survivors was not able to walk but now he can.
One of Them
8.3

#30 - One of Them

Season 2, Episode 14, 2/15/2006
After Sun is attacked, some of the survivors begin to think that one of the "other survivors" might be one of "The Others." When French woman Danielle Rousseau leads Sayid to a mysterious captive in the jungle, he becomes determined to find out if he is one of "The Others". Meanwhile, Sawyer discovers Hurley’s potentially devastating breach of the survivors’ trust and blackmails him into helping track an elusive island creature that won’t leave Sawyer alone.
Not in Portland
8.3

#31 - Not in Portland

Season 3, Episode 7, 2/7/2007
Jack has the Others in a desperate situation as he holds Ben's life in his hands. Meanwhile, Kate and Sawyer try to escape from their captors. Flashbacks reveal Juliet's past as a medical researcher in Miami.
Flashes Before Your Eyes
8.3

#32 - Flashes Before Your Eyes

Season 3, Episode 8, 2/14/2007
After Desmond rescues Claire from drowning, Charlie gets Hurley to help him find out why Desmond has seemed able to predict the future. Desmond recalls exactly what took place in the moments after he turns the key, where he experienced a strange vision of his life prior to his Army days.
There's No Place Like Home (1)
8.3

#33 - There's No Place Like Home (1)

Season 4, Episode 12, 5/15/2008
Sayid goes back to the island to bring the rest of the people to the freighter. Ben, Locke, and Hurley go to another Dharma station in order to "move the island".
There's No Place Like Home (2)
8.3

#34 - There's No Place Like Home (2)

Season 4, Episode 13, 5/29/2008
The face-off between the survivors and the freighter people continues, and the Oceanic Six find themselves closer to rescue.
316
8.3

#35 - 316

Season 5, Episode 6, 2/18/2009
The members of Oceanic 6 discover how to get back to the island, but not all of them want to return.
Follow the Leader
8.3

#36 - Follow the Leader

Season 5, Episode 15, 5/6/2009
Jack and Kate find themselves at odds over the direction to take to save their fellow island survivors, Locke further solidifies his stance as leader of "The Others," and Sawyer and Juliet come under scrutiny from the Dharma Initiative.
Dr. Linus
8.3

#37 - Dr. Linus

Season 6, Episode 7, 3/9/2010
Ilana discovers Ben killed Jacob, so she plans to kill him. Meanwhile, Jack, Hurley and a suicidal Richard visit the Black Rock. In the flash sideways, Ben, a high school teacher, tries to blackmail the school's principal.
All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues
8.2

#38 - All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues

Season 1, Episode 11, 12/8/2004
Survivors wonder why Charlie and Claire have been abducted - and by whom - and a search party ventures into the treacherous jungle to look for the pair. Suspicions focus on Ethan Rom (guest-star William Mapother), who, it was recently discovered, was not a passenger on the doomed flight. Jack battles inner demons relating to his father, while Boone and Locke discover another island mystery.
Orientation
8.2

#39 - Orientation

Season 2, Episode 3, 10/5/2005
Jack, Locke and Kate learn more secrets about the hatch. Meanwhile, after being beaten and taken captive, Sawyer, Michael and Jin wonder if their captors are fellow survivors or the dreaded "Others." Flashbacks reveals more of Locke's past in this episode as well as the introduction of Helen (guest star Katey Segal) who shakes things up even more with her revealing personality and past.
The Other 48 Days
8.2

#40 - The Other 48 Days

Season 2, Episode 7, 11/16/2005
The harrowing first 48 days in the lives of the tail section survivors are revealed. Flashbacks reveal the point of view of Ana-Lucia, Mr. Eko, Bernard and Libby and other survivors as they landed on the other side of the island on the beach. As the days progress danger hits their camp as well when "The Others" start taking people against their will. As the survivors race inland, trying to stay a step ahead of The Others, they realize that someone among them wasn't on Flight 815.
The 23rd Psalm
8.2

#41 - The 23rd Psalm

Season 2, Episode 10, 1/11/2006
This episode will shed more light on why Eko took a mysterious 40-day vow of silence, and possibly information on his stick. Also, Claire begins to lose faith in Charlie after Eko begins to question him about the Virgin Mary statue, and Kate gives the recovering Sawyer a much-needed haircut.
The Long Con
8.2

#42 - The Long Con

Season 2, Episode 13, 2/8/2006
Some of the island survivors fear that "The Others" may have returned when Sun is greatly injured during a failed kidnapping attempt at her plant garden. Also, the trust barrier becomes very thin between Locke and Jack in terms of locking up the guns and being kept safe. Meanwhile, Sawyer is an amused but highly interested bystander when tension escalates between Jack, Locke, Kate and Ana Lucia. When Jack purposely takes Sawyer's medication from him he pushes more in favor of helping Locke. Lastly, flashbacks reveal more of Sawyer's con artist past.
?
8.2

#43 - ?

Season 2, Episode 21, 5/10/2006
Mr. Eko has dreams about his brother leading him somewhere. He seeks Locke's help in finding a secret location, the "question mark." Meanwhile, Jack and the other survivors grapple with the horrific situation in the hatch with the death of Ana-Lucia and Libby clinging to life.
The Man from Tallahassee
8.2

#44 - The Man from Tallahassee

Season 3, Episode 13, 3/21/2007
When Kate and Locke arrive at the Others' camp, Ben promises to tell Locke the island's secrets as long as he stops his destructive plan, and Kate's reunion with Jack doesn't go very well when she learns that the Others have offered him a deal. More of Locke's troubled past is revealed.
Because You Left
8.2

#45 - Because You Left

Season 5, Episode 1, 1/21/2009
The remaining island survivors start to feel the effects of the aftermath of moving the island, and Jack and Ben begin their quest to reunite the Oceanic 6 in order to return to the island with Locke's body in an attempt to save their former fellow castaways.
LA X (1)
8.2

#46 - LA X (1)

Season 6, Episode 1, 2/2/2010
Two outcomes of the detonation of the hydrogen bomb are presented. Flight 815 lands safely at LAX, where Kate escapes from the marshal and Jack learns that his father's body was lost in transit.
The Substitute
8.2

#47 - The Substitute

Season 6, Episode 4, 2/16/2010
On the island, the Man in Black attempts to recruit Sawyer in his attempt to leave the island, while an impromptu funeral is held for the real Locke. In the flash sideways, Locke is fired from his job and becomes a substitute teacher.
The Last Recruit
8.2

#48 - The Last Recruit

Season 6, Episode 13, 4/20/2010
The survivors split into two groups; one led by Sawyer, the other by the Man in Black. Sawyer's group travels to Hydra Island, where they are captured by Widmore's crew after Sun and Jin are reunited. In the flash sideways, the passengers of Oceanic 815 continue to cross paths with each other.
The End
8.1

#49 - The End

Season 6, Episode 17, 5/23/2010
For different reasons, Jack and the Man in Black both use Desmond to extinguish the light at the heart of the island. The island starts disintegrating, but The Man in Black is also made mortal. Still desperate to escape, The Man in Black fights Jack and mortally wounds him, but with help from Kate, Jack kills him. Realizing his destiny, Jack sacrifices himself to relight the heart of the island, so his friends can escape on the Ajira plane. Hurley takes Jack's place as protector of the island and makes Ben the new advisor. The flash sideways is revealed to be a type of limbo, or holding pattern, for the main characters, where they reside until accepting their life and death, and are then able to "let go" and "move on" together.
Outlaws
8.1

#50 - Outlaws

Season 1, Episode 16, 2/16/2005
Kate and Sawyer divulge dark secrets to each other while tracking a renegade boar that Sawyer swears is purposely harassing him. Hurley and Sayid worry that Charlie is losing it after facing a brush with death and killing Ethan with 6 bullets to the chest. A shocking prior connection between Sawyer and Jack is revealed in a flashback which shows Sawyer meeting Jack's father in a bar. Robert Patrick ("Terminator 2: Judgment Day," "The X-File") guest stars.
Numbers
8.1

#51 - Numbers

Season 1, Episode 18, 3/2/2005
When Hurley becomes obsessed with the French woman and heads into the jungle to find her, Jack, Sayid and Charlie have no choice but to follow. Hurley flashes back to the hugely life-altering experience he had before boarding the plane.
Exodus (1)
8.1

#52 - Exodus (1)

Season 1, Episode 23, 5/18/2005
The French woman-Danielle Rousseau-shocks the survivors by showing up to the camp with a dire warning about "the Others" who are on the island, and the black smoke that precedes them. Meanwhile, Michael and Jin ready the raft for sailing. In flashbacks, we see the survivors final moments before they boarded their fateful flight.
The Hunting Party
8.1

#53 - The Hunting Party

Season 2, Episode 11, 1/18/2006
Jack, Locke and Sawyer follow after a determined Michael after he heads into the jungle toward the dreaded "Others" in search of Walt. Meanwhile, Sun has a surprising reaction to Jin's desire to join the search party, and Hurley and Charlie commiserate over the age-old conundrum of "what women want."
Three Minutes
8.1

#54 - Three Minutes

Season 2, Episode 22, 5/17/2006
A determined Michael convinces Jack and several castaways to help him rescue Walt from "The Others." With Jack away, Locke is left in charge of the hatch and must decide if he should believe Henry and not push the button, risking everyone's safety. Meanwhile, the events that happened to Michael after he left are finally revealed. Meanwhile, Charlie struggles with Eko's decision to discontinue building the church.
I Do
8.1

#55 - I Do

Season 3, Episode 6, 11/8/2006
Jack makes a decision regarding Ben's offer. Sawyer's life is placed in danger when Pickett decides to make good on his threat. Locke discovers a hidden message that may help unlock the island's secrets. Kate recalls memories from the past, which caused her to make an important choice.
One of Us
8.1

#56 - One of Us

Season 3, Episode 16, 4/11/2007
The celebration of Jack's return is cut short when he arrives at the beach with an Other, Juliet, whose flashbacks pick up from where they left off, showing us how she got onto the island and became an other. Meanwhile, Claire is threatened by a strange illness.
The Beginning of the End
8.1

#57 - The Beginning of the End

Season 4, Episode 1, 1/31/2008
They thought they had met the enemy. They thought they had seen evil. They thought wrong. As the new season begins, the survivors feel that rescue is close at hand, but they don't know whether or not to believe Charlie's final message that the people claiming to liberate them are not who they seem to be. As unlikely alliances are formed, those they thought could be trusted may turn against them, as the enemy of their enemy becomes their friend. But who can be trusted? Is rescue really as close as it seems?
Jughead
8.1

#58 - Jughead

Season 5, Episode 3, 1/28/2009
Desmond looks for a woman who might be the key to helping Faraday stop the island's unpredictable movements through time; Locke finds out who has been attacking the survivors.
This Place Is Death
8.1

#59 - This Place Is Death

Season 5, Episode 5, 2/11/2009
Locke shoulders the burden of ending the island's increasingly violent movements through time; Ben is stymied in his efforts to reunite the Oceanic 6 and bring them back to the island.
Whatever Happened, Happened
8.1

#60 - Whatever Happened, Happened

Season 5, Episode 11, 4/1/2009
Kate goes to extreme measures to save Ben's life when Jack refuses to help. Meanwhile, Kate begins to tell the truth about the lie in order to protect Aaron.
Some Like It Hoth
8.1

#61 - Some Like It Hoth

Season 5, Episode 13, 4/15/2009
Suspicions about a possible breach intensify after Ben is taken from the infirmary, and a reluctant Miles is forced to work with Hurley when he's asked to deliver an important package to a top Dharma official.
LA X (2)
8.1

#62 - LA X (2)

Season 6, Episode 2, 2/2/2010
Jack, Sawyer, Kate, Miles and Hurley, struggling to save Sayid, face an ancient secret. Meanwhile, a fake Locke exits the chamber to everyone's awe.
Do No Harm
8.0

#63 - Do No Harm

Season 1, Episode 20, 4/6/2005
Jack tends to a severely wounded Boone after Locke returns him to the caves. In the confusion, Locke slips away to deal with his guilt over the crisis. Meanwhile, Claire unexpectedly goes into labor while deep in the forest.
Collision
8.0

#64 - Collision

Season 2, Episode 8, 11/23/2005
Violence erupts when Ana Lucia and her group stumble upon Sayid and the other castaways on the island. Ana Lucia holds Sayid captive. Kate and Jack care for Sawyer when Mr. Eko brings him back to the camp himself. Flashbacks reveal Ana Lucia's troubled life as a cop.
Live Together, Die Alone (2)
8.0

#65 - Live Together, Die Alone (2)

Season 2, Episode 24, 5/24/2006
After discovering something odd just offshore, Jack and Sayid come up with a plan to confront "The Others" and hopefully get Walt back. Meanwhile, Eko and Locke come to blows as Locke makes a potentially cataclysmic decision regarding the "button" and the hatch.
Lighthouse
8.0

#66 - Lighthouse

Season 6, Episode 5, 2/23/2010
On Jacob's orders, Hurley leads Jack to a lighthouse. Meanwhile, Claire questions an Other she has captured while tending to an injured Jin. In the flash sideways, Jack is a single father trying to bond with his son.
Sundown
8.0

#67 - Sundown

Season 6, Episode 6, 3/2/2010
After recruiting Sayid to his cause, the Man in Black issues an ultimatum to the Others: either join him or die. Meanwhile, Kate is reunited with Claire. In the flash sideways, Sayid helps his brother, who is in debt to a loan shark.
Across the Sea
8.0

#68 - Across the Sea

Season 6, Episode 15, 5/11/2010
Jacob and the Man in Black are revealed to be twin brothers. They are raised by a mysterious woman who is charged with protecting the island. As revenge for the murder of their adoptive mother (who killed their real mother), Jacob throws his brother into the source of electromagnetism after being made the island's guardian, which transforms the Man in Black into the smoke monster.
Tabula Rasa
7.9

#69 - Tabula Rasa

Season 1, Episode 3, 10/6/2004
Jack and Hurley discover an alarming secret about Kate, as the marshal's life hangs in the balance and he suffers a lot of pain. Meanwhile Kate, Charlie, Sawyer, Sayid, Boone and Shannon ponder the mysteries they have begun to uncover and worry that telling the other survivors will cause panic. They decide to lie for the time being. Also, Locke's befriending of Walt disturbs Michael, but Walt is more concerned in finding his dog. Lastly, Kate flashes back to when she was arrested by the marshal in Australia.
Solitary
7.9

#70 - Solitary

Season 1, Episode 9, 11/17/2004
Sayid's life is placed in grave danger after he stumbles upon the source of the mysterious French transmission, the woman Danielle Rousseau (guest-star Mira Furlan). She was on the distress call and is found alive. Meanwhile, Hurley has a ridiculous plan to make life on the island a little more civilized. The plan involves golf clubs he finds in the debris, and it looks like it just might work. Lastly, we flash back to Sayid's childhood friend Nadia as well as his participation in hostage situations in Iraq.
Adrift
7.9

#71 - Adrift

Season 2, Episode 2, 9/28/2005
With the abduction of Walt fresh on their minds, their raft destroyed, and Jin missing, Michael and Sawyer fight for their lives in the middle of nowhere in the ocean and discover a new predator in the roiling sea. Meanwhile on land, Locke must descend into the hatch when Kate goes missing inside. Also, Jack isn't too far behind Locke as he decides to go into the hatch as well later on. Lastly, flashbacks reveal more of Michael's troubled relationship with ex-lover Susan and their baby son Walt as they fight over custody for Walt and Michael must let go.
What Kate Did
7.9

#72 - What Kate Did

Season 2, Episode 9, 11/30/2005
As Kate’s backstory continues, her original crime is revealed. She thinks something is haunting her through Sawyer. Locke and Eko make an interesting discovery about the film, and Michael has a mysterious encounter with the computer.
A Tale of Two Cities
7.9

#73 - A Tale of Two Cities

Season 3, Episode 1, 10/4/2006
Jack, Kate, and Sawyer are prisoners of the mysterious "Others." After their captors drug them and take blood samples, they are held in separate areas. The camp leaders--Ben (Henry Gale), Mr. Friendly and a new woman, Juliet--try to make the castaways adjust to their new circumstances. Flashbacks reveal more about Jack's past with his father and his wife Sarah.
Every Man for Himself
7.9

#74 - Every Man for Himself

Season 3, Episode 4, 10/25/2006
The Others prevent Sawyer and Kate from escaping, leaving Sawyer perplexed by the extent of the measures taken to keep them imprisoned. Jack is asked to use his medical training to save the life of one of the Others. At the beach, Desmond's strange behavior attracts attention. He begins to construct a mysterious device.
Enter 77
7.9

#75 - Enter 77

Season 3, Episode 11, 3/7/2007
On their mission to rescue Jack, Kate, Sayid, and Locke stumble upon a mysterious structure surrounded by farm animals and meet its strange inhabitant. Back at the camp, in order to reclaim his belongings, Sawyer plays in a ping-pong competition.
Catch-22
7.9

#76 - Catch-22

Season 3, Episode 17, 4/18/2007
Desmond convinces Hurley, Jin, and Charlie to follow him on a trek through the jungle after he receives a series of visions. Flashbacks reveal the time that Desmond spent with a cloister of monks. Meanwhile, a despondent Kate turns to Sawyer for companionship after seeing Jack and Juliet together.
Confirmed Dead
7.9

#77 - Confirmed Dead

Season 4, Episode 2, 2/7/2008
The survivors begin to question the intentions of their supposed rescuers when four strangers arrive on the island.
The Economist
7.9

#78 - The Economist

Season 4, Episode 3, 2/14/2008
Locke's hostage may be the key to getting off the island, so Sayid and Kate go in search of their fellow castaway in an attempt to negotiate a peaceful deal.
Ji Yeon
7.9

#79 - Ji Yeon

Season 4, Episode 7, 3/13/2008
Juliet is forced to reveal some startling news to Jin when Sun threatens to move to Locke's camp. Meanwhile, Sayid and Desmond begin to get an idea of the freighter's crew when they meet the ship's captain.
The Lie
7.9

#80 - The Lie

Season 5, Episode 2, 1/21/2009
Hurley and Sayid are on the run from the cops after stumbling into trouble at the safehouse; the island survivors come under attack by unknown forces; and an old friend offers some shocking advice to Kate in order to ensure that "the lie" remain a secret.
The Little Prince
7.9

#81 - The Little Prince

Season 5, Episode 4, 2/4/2009
Kate discovers that someone knows the secret of Aaron's true parental lineage. Meanwhile, the dramatic shifts through time are placing the lives of the remaining island survivors in extreme peril.
Recon
7.9

#82 - Recon

Season 6, Episode 8, 3/16/2010
The Man in Black sends Sawyer on a reconnaissance mission to Hydra Island, where he discovers that Charles Widmore has returned to the island with a team of scientists. In the flash sideways, Sawyer is a lonely cop who is still searching for the original Sawyer.
The Package
7.9

#83 - The Package

Season 6, Episode 10, 3/30/2010
After Jin is kidnapped and taken to Hydra Island by Widmore's team, the Man in Black confronts Widmore. On the main island, Sun loses her ability to speak English. In the flash sideways, Sun and Jin are abducted after failing to complete a transaction for Sun's father.
White Rabbit
7.8

#84 - White Rabbit

Season 1, Episode 5, 10/20/2004
Jack is nearly delirious from lack of sleep and struggles to overcome the haunting events that brought him to Australia and, subsequently, to the island. Meanwhile, Boone gets caught in a treacherous riptide trying to save a woman who went out swimming. A pregnant Claire's health takes a bad turn from lack of fluids, and a thief may have stolen the last bottles of water. Veronica Hamel guest-stars as Jack's mother, Margo. Also, Jack flashes back at 12 years old, to find himself on the playground in an altercation with a bully, who ultimately beats him up, and later learns a life lesson from his father.
Confidence Man
7.8

#85 - Confidence Man

Season 1, Episode 8, 11/10/2004
Shannon's inhaler runs out and Boone believes Sawyer has the remaining three in his stash. When Sawyer refuses to give them up, Jack and Sayid resort to torturing Sawyer until he agrees to reveal the location of the inhalers. In flashback we hear Sawyer's story and find he is not who he says he is.
Raised by Another
7.8

#86 - Raised by Another

Season 1, Episode 10, 12/1/2004
Claire has a horribly realistic nightmare about her new baby being harmed or kidnapped. Flashbacks reveal Claire's backstory: the former boyfriend who got her pregnant, then abandoned her, and the psychic who convinced her to take the ill-fated flight that landed her on the island. Hurley is shocked and confused when he discovers that Ethan Rom (guest-star William Mapother), another plane crash survivor, does not appear on the flight manifest.
Everybody Hates Hugo
7.8

#87 - Everybody Hates Hugo

Season 2, Episode 4, 10/12/2005
Hurley struggles with an assigned task inside the hatch as he flashbacks to disturbing memories in his life before the crash. Meanwhile, Sawyer, Michael and Jin learn the identities of their captors on the island. Claire uncovers a startling piece of information about the fate of the raft.
Maternity Leave
7.8

#88 - Maternity Leave

Season 2, Episode 15, 3/1/2006
A mysterious illness that baby Aaron suddenly contracts sends a desperate Claire, Kate and French woman Danielle to return to the same area where Claire was initially kidnapped. It is there where she believes she can find a cure for Aaron's illness. In the meantime, Jack and Locke are doing their best to keep their prisoner a secret from the rest of the survivors on the island.
Dave
7.8

#89 - Dave

Season 2, Episode 18, 4/5/2006
Libby lends a helping hand to Hurley to support him when he begins to think the island is having a strange effect on him. Hurley begins to see Dave (guest-star Evan Handler, Sex and the City) on the island, who was his friend in the mental institution Hurley was in. Also, Locke's sense of purpose is shaken when the prisoner gives him new information about the hatch.
S.O.S.
7.8

#90 - S.O.S.

Season 2, Episode 19, 4/12/2006
Rose is surprisingly and vehemently opposed to Bernard's plan to create an S.O.S. signal; romantic sparks are rekindled between Jack and Kate when they trek into the jungle to propose a "trade" with "The Others"; and Locke begins to question his faith in the island.
The Glass Ballerina
7.8

#91 - The Glass Ballerina

Season 3, Episode 2, 10/11/2006
Sun and Jin's lives are put in danger when Sayid tries to locate Jack and the other missing castaways. Sayid also creates a plan in order to get the attention of the "Others" on the beach. Meanwhile, Henry (i.e. Ben) gives Jack an offer that is very tempting in exchange for his cooperation. Lastly, Kate and Sawyer must adjust to harsh conditions that are being forced upon them by "The Others."
Tricia Tanaka Is Dead
7.8

#92 - Tricia Tanaka Is Dead

Season 3, Episode 10, 2/28/2007
Kate is still struggling over their decision to leave Jack in the hands of the Others as she and Sawyer return to their camp. Meanwhile, Hurley finds an old van in the jungle and attempts to use it to help a fellow survivor in need of faith and hope. Flashbacks reveal more of Hurley's tumultuous past with the numbers curse.
Par Avion
7.8

#93 - Par Avion

Season 3, Episode 12, 3/14/2007
Claire has an idea to send a message to the outside world. Charlie, however, is resistant to the idea, and Desmond tries to sabotage the plan. As Claire tries to get the truth behind their actions out of the pair, she remembers traumatic events from her past. Meanwhile, the rescue party encounters a dangerous obstacle.
D.O.C.
7.8

#94 - D.O.C.

Season 3, Episode 18, 4/25/2007
Sun allows Juliet to examine her when she learns that all of "The Others" pregnant woman died before they gave birth on the island. Meanwhile, Desmond and an unlikely nemesis collaborate to save a new island inhabitant's life.
Cabin Fever
7.8

#95 - Cabin Fever

Season 4, Episode 11, 5/8/2008
Locke finds out where Jacob's cabin is. Life on the freighter becomes dangerous.
Hearts and Minds
7.7

#96 - Hearts and Minds

Season 1, Episode 13, 1/12/2005
When Locke learns that Boone wants to share their "secret" with Shannon, Locke decides to teach him a lesson. This leads to Shannon's life being placed in what seems like peril. Boone and Shannon's dark past is revealed in a shocking backstory that recalls their relationship right before the plane crash and presages the return of the beast. Kate, who has become a confidante to the soft-spoken Sun, is puzzled by Sun's mysterious behavior and the revelation that she can speak English. A hungry Hurley must convince Jin to share his fish by making up for offending Jin by rejecting his offer of raw fish early on, or he'll continue to suffer digestive problems from the limited island diet.
Homecoming
7.7

#97 - Homecoming

Season 1, Episode 15, 2/9/2005
After the missing Claire returns with no recollection of what has happened since before she boarded the doomed Oceanic flight 815, Jack and Locke formulate a plan of defense against her kidnapper, the mysterious Ethan (guest-star William Mapother), who threatens to kill off the other survivors one by one unless Claire is returned to him. Meanwhile, the disappointment Charlie feels when Claire does not remember him triggers recollections of a woman he had let down in the past.
...In Translation
7.7

#98 - ...In Translation

Season 1, Episode 17, 2/23/2005
When the raft the survivors have been building mysteriously burns down, Michael is convinced that Jin is responsible for the sabotage, which only serves to escalate their rivalry. Meanwhile, Sun stuns her fellow survivors with a surprising revelation, and Boone gives Sayid a warning about his step-sister Shannon. Lastly, more details of Jin and Sun's troubled marriage are revealed through flashbacks.
The Greater Good
7.7

#99 - The Greater Good

Season 1, Episode 21, 5/4/2005
After another funeral, tempers rise as the survivors' suspicions of each other grow, and an unlikely survivor vows revenge. The events that landed Sayid on Flight 815 play out as he engages Locke in a psychological game of cat and mouse to uncover the truth about the mishap that claimed Boone's life.
The Whole Truth
7.7

#100 - The Whole Truth

Season 2, Episode 16, 3/22/2006
Sun comes to the realization that she might be pregnant. She struggles on whether to tell Jin about the situation. Meanwhile, with no success from Jack or Sayid, Ana-Lucia is called in by Locke to interrogate the new prisoner Henry Gale to get more information out of him about the balloon that he and his wife supposedly landed on the island with.
Further Instructions
7.7

#101 - Further Instructions

Season 3, Episode 3, 10/18/2006
Locke, Eko and Desmond are found scattered about the island after the implosion of the hatch. Locke receives a message from the Island asking him to fix the situation he caused. Hurley returns to the beach camp to report the imprisonment of Kate, Jack and Sawyer by the Others. Desmond has been fundamentally altered by the implosion, giving him a mysterious new power.
The Cost of Living
7.7

#102 - The Cost of Living

Season 3, Episode 5, 11/1/2006
A delirious Eko wrestles with past demons; some of the castaways go to the Pearl station to find a computer they can use to locate Jack, Kate and Sawyer; Jack does not know who to trust when two of the Others are at odds with each other.
What Kate Does
7.7

#103 - What Kate Does

Season 6, Episode 3, 2/9/2010
When Sawyer escapes from the temple, Kate and Jin are sent to bring him back. Meanwhile, the Others determine Sayid is infected and attempt to poison him. In the flash sideways, Kate, still on the run, takes Claire to a hospital when she goes into labor.
The Moth
7.6

#104 - The Moth

Season 1, Episode 7, 11/3/2004
Charlie begins a painful journey of withdrawal from drugs, surprisingly aided by Locke, whose true motive for helping Charlie is a mystery. Meanwhile, survivors struggle to find and free Jack when he's buried alive in a cave collapse, and someone might be secretly thwarting Sayid, Kate, and Boone when they enact a plan to find the source of the French transmission.
Born to Run
7.6

#105 - Born to Run

Season 1, Episode 22, 5/11/2005
Jack suspects foul play when Michael becomes violently ill while building the raft. The suspects include Sawyer and Kate, who compete for the last seat on the raft and do anything possible to prevent each other from getting it. Meanwhile, a secret from Kate's past is revealed to the other survivors on the island.
Meet Kevin Johnson
7.6

#106 - Meet Kevin Johnson

Season 4, Episode 8, 3/20/2008
Sayid confronts Ben's spy on the freighter, and Ben urges daughter Alex to flee Locke's camp in order to survive an impending attack.
House of the Rising Sun
7.5

#107 - House of the Rising Sun

Season 1, Episode 6, 10/27/2004
Walt and the others are shocked when Michael is brutally beaten, but only the non-English-speaking Jin and Sun know the truth behind the attack. Meanwhile Kate, Jack, Sawyer and Sayid argue about where the survivors should camp -- on the beach, where they're more likely to be seen, or in a remote inland valley where fresh water abounds; and Locke discovers Charlie's secret.
Whatever the Case May Be
7.5

#108 - Whatever the Case May Be

Season 1, Episode 12, 1/5/2005
Jack, Kate and Sawyer fight over possession of a newly discovered locked metal briefcase which might contain insights into Kate's mysterious past. Meanwhile, Sayid asks a reluctant Shannon to translate notes he took from the French woman. A rising tide threatens to engulf the fuselage and the entire beach encampment, and Rose and a grieving Charlie tentatively bond over Claire's baffling kidnapping.
Abandoned
7.5

#109 - Abandoned

Season 2, Episode 6, 11/9/2005
Sawyer's wound becomes life-threatening as he, Michael and Jin make their way through the interior of the island with the tail section survivors. Meanwhile, Shannon is once again haunted by visions of Walt.
Exposé
7.5

#110 - Exposé

Season 3, Episode 14, 3/28/2007
As the truth about Sun's kidnapping by "the Others" comes to her attention, Hurley becomes suspicious of Sawyer's attempt to reveal the mystery behind two fellow survivors, Nikki and Paulo. Through series of flashbacks we will discover what Nikki and Paulo were doing before the crash and how they survived 65 days on the island.
Left Behind
7.5

#111 - Left Behind

Season 3, Episode 15, 4/4/2007
Kate and Juliet are stranded in the jungle after Kate learns that there is a traitor in the survivor's midst. Meanwhile, Sawyer's poor attitude and selfish ways towards the beach community may earn him a vote of banishment if he doesn't have a change of heart.
Eggtown
7.5

#112 - Eggtown

Season 4, Episode 4, 2/21/2008
Kate needs to get information out of the hostages, but it may jeopardize her standing with Locke -- as well as with Sawyer. Meanwhile in the future Kate's Court hearings take place.
The Other Woman
7.5

#113 - The Other Woman

Season 4, Episode 6, 3/6/2008
Juliet receives an unwelcome visit from someone from her past and is given orders to track down Charlotte and Faraday in order to stop them from completing their mission -- by any means necessary. Meanwhile, Ben offers Locke an enticing deal.
Something Nice Back Home
7.5

#114 - Something Nice Back Home

Season 4, Episode 10, 5/1/2008
Kate and Juliet must learn to work together when Jack's health is seriously compromised, and something goes wrong as Sawyer, Claire, Aaron and Miles continue their trek away from Locke's camp and back to the beach
Special
7.4

#115 - Special

Season 1, Episode 14, 1/19/2005
Violence ensues and a mysterious island beast makes a re-appearance when Michael and Locke clash over Walt's upbringing. Meanwhile, Charlie is tempted to read the missing Claire's diary, and Sayid enlists Shannon to help decipher the French woman's map.
...And Found
7.3

#116 - ...And Found

Season 2, Episode 5, 10/19/2005
Michael sets off into the jungle by himself determined to find Walt, but discovers that he is not alone. Meanwhile, Sawyer and Jin are ordered by their captors to take them to their camp, and Sun frantically searches for her missing wedding ring. In flashbacks this episode reveals more of Jin's life before ending up on the island.
Fire + Water
7.0

#117 - Fire + Water

Season 2, Episode 12, 1/25/2006
When Charlie's vividly surreal dreams lead him to believe Claire's baby, Aaron, is in danger, Locke suspects Charlie may be using again. Meanwhile, Sawyer encourages Hurley to act on his attraction to Libby.
Stranger in a Strange Land
6.9

#118 - Stranger in a Strange Land

Season 3, Episode 9, 2/21/2007
As Kate and Sawyer journey back to the main island with Karl, who is exhibiting effects of the brainwashing video, they argue over whether to go back and save Jack. On Hydra island, as Juliet's fate rests in his hands and a power struggle within the Others ensues, Jack recollects the time he spent in Phuket, Thailand and his relationship with Achara, a mysterious tattoo artist.

Summary

The best rated episodes are:
S4E5 - The Constant - 9.1
S3E22 - Through the Looking Glass (1) - 9.0
S3E23 - Through the Looking Glass (2) - 9.0
S5E8 - LaFleur - 8.9
S2E17 - Lockdown - 8.8
S2E23 - Live Together, Die Alone (1) - 8.8
S5E16 - The Incident (1) - 8.8
S5E17 - The Incident (2) - 8.8
S6E9 - Ab Aeterno - 8.8
S3E20 - The Man Behind the Curtain - 8.7

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