The Best Episodes of Lost

Through The Looking Glass (2)

#1 - Through The Looking Glass (2) 8.65

Season 3 - Episode 23

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". A Jack-centric episode. Conclusion.

Directors: Jack Bender
The Constant

#2 - The Constant 8.60

Season 4 - Episode 5

Sayid and Desmond hit a bit of turbulence on the way to the freighter, which causes Desmond to experience some unexpected side effects.

Directors: Jack Bender
The Incident (2)

#3 - The Incident (2) 8.48

Season 5 - Episode 17

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.

Directors: Jack Bender
Live Together, Die Alone (2)

#4 - Live Together, Die Alone (2) 8.47

Season 2 - Episode 24

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.

Directors: Jack Bender
There's No Place Like Home (3)

#5 - There's No Place Like Home (3) 8.44

Season 4 - Episode 14

As the face-off between the survivors and the freighter people continues, the Oceanic Six find themselves closer to rescue.

Through The Looking Glass (1)

#6 - Through The Looking Glass (1) 8.35

Season 3 - Episode 22

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". A Jack-centric episode. Part One of Two.

Directors: Jack Bender
Greatest Hits

#7 - Greatest Hits 8.34

Season 3 - Episode 21

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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
There's No Place Like Home (2)

#8 - There's No Place Like Home (2) 8.32

Season 4 - Episode 13

The face-off between the survivors and the freighter people continues, and the Oceanic Six find themselves closer to rescue.

Directors: Jack Bender
Ab Aeterno

#9 - Ab Aeterno 8.31

Season 6 - Episode 9

Richard Alpert faces a difficult choice.

Directors: Tucker Gates
Pilot (2)

#10 - Pilot (2) 8.28

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

Directors: J.J. Abrams
Two for the Road

#11 - Two for the Road 8.28

Season 2 - Episode 20

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.

Directors: Paul Edwards
Exodus (2)

#12 - Exodus (2) 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 24

The castaways on the raft run into unexpected trouble. Meanwhile, the remaining islanders attempt to blow open the hatch. Flashbacks continue to show the survivor's final moments before boarding their fateful flight.

Directors: Jack Bender
Pilot (1)

#13 - Pilot (1) 8.27

Season 1 - Episode 1

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.

Directors: J.J. Abrams
The Incident (1)

#14 - The Incident (1) 8.27

Season 5 - Episode 16

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.

Directors: Jack Bender
Deus Ex Machina

#15 - Deus Ex Machina 8.26

Season 1 - Episode 19

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.

Directors: Robert Mandel
The End (1)

#16 - The End (1) 8.25

Season 6 - Episode 17

Jack, the new protector of the island, meets with Locke and they go past the bamboo field with Desmond to visit the heart of the island. The Man in Black's final fate is determined, and one survivor must make the ultimate sacrifice to save the island. Meanwhile, in another life, the ones who might have been the survivors gather for a final time.

Directors: Jack Bender
Do No Harm

#17 - Do No Harm 8.25

Season 1 - Episode 20

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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
The Man Behind the Curtain

#18 - The Man Behind the Curtain 8.25

Season 3 - Episode 20

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.'

Directors: Bobby Roth
Lockdown

#19 - Lockdown 8.24

Season 2 - Episode 17

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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
LaFleur

#20 - LaFleur 8.22

Season 5 - Episode 8

Sawyer perpetuates a lie with some of the other island survivors in order to protect themselves from mistakes of the past.

Directors: Mark Goldman (II)
The Brig

#21 - The Brig 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 19

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.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
There's No Place Like Home (1)

#22 - There's No Place Like Home (1) 8.22

Season 4 - Episode 12

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".

Directors: Stephen Williams
The Man From Tallahassee

#23 - The Man From Tallahassee 8.22

Season 3 - Episode 13

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.

Directors: Jack Bender
Flashes Before Your Eyes

#24 - Flashes Before Your Eyes 8.21

Season 3 - Episode 8

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.

Directors: Jack Bender
Man of Science, Man of Faith

#25 - Man of Science, Man of Faith 8.20

Season 2 - Episode 1

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.

Directors: Jack Bender