Nicole Grey (foenix) wrote,
Nicole Grey

Let's Talk About Television: Lost 5x06 - 316

Ahhh, the solution to a long, mildly annoying day; Lost and a mug of tea. And away we go.

And again with the unexpected.

Well, it was sort of expected. I think we all knew this episode was coming SOMEday. But was anyone thinking it would already be here? I think I was getting an inkling last week, or the week before, when I realised things were going very fast, and this episode had to happen, or things had to Go Wrong.

Not a lot to say about the episode itself, it was pretty straightforward. For a change. ;)

At last we know about Christian's shoes. Why does Jack's questions always be kinda lame? What's the deal with his tattoo? What's with the shoes?

This episode was ok. It got things going where they needed to/had to go, and sets up a number of stories for the future. What did Kate do with Aaron? Who beat the holy hell out of Ben, and why? What happened to Sayid? Although I did enjoy the symmetry of another federal prisoner being transported. Sayid fulfilling a role Shannon once accused him of many years ago before the first flight.

I loved seeing Frank again, and it makes me Desmond somewhere on that plane? That may be an answer to my Ben questions as well, I theorise.

I've got a sneaking suspicion we'll be dealing with everyone else's story - Kate's, Sayid's, Ben's, etc - before we really get back to the second crash. I'm not sure how I feel about that. On the one hand, I want to dive into what happens next (Jin! Working for Dharma! Is *everyone* stuck in the 1970s now, after the island stopped shifting?), but on the other hand, I don't want to leave those missing pieces hanging too long, either. At least next week, we get Locke's story.

A slightly lesser episode, but still I'm loving this season. Things are really coming together.

Thoughts of yours?

Tags: let's talk about

  • Don't Panic

    Trisk has the latest review up, for a Canadian slasher flick called City in Panic. It's sleazy, it's uncomfortable, but it's a fascinating movie.…

  • Ravage Beast

    Trisk finishes off the Phantasm franchise, with the final film in the series, Ravager. Does it ever make sense? Read and find out! J

  • Monkeying Around

    Trisk has a new review up, and this week it is an absolutely unknown flick I stumbled across called Monkey Boy! It's weird, it's low budget, and…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.