The Best Episodes of Lost
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2018
After their plane, Oceanic Air flight 815, tore apart whilst thousands of miles off course, the survivors find themselves on a mysterious deserted island where they soon find out they are not alone.
#1 - Through The Looking Glass (2)
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.
#3 - The Incident (2)
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.
#4 - Live Together, Die Alone (2)
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.
#5 - There's No Place Like Home (3)
Season 4 - Episode 14
As the face-off between the survivors and the freighter people continues, the Oceanic Six find themselves closer to rescue.
#6 - Greatest Hits
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.
#7 - Through The Looking Glass (1)
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.
#9 - Exodus (2)
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.
#10 - Deus Ex Machina
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.
#11 - Lockdown
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.
#12 - The Man Behind the Curtain
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.'
#14 - Do No Harm
Season 1 - Episode 20
While trying to make contact with the outside world from a plane discovered in the jungle tree canopy, Boone Carlyle is critically injured when the plane suddenly shifts and crashes to the ground, so Jack Shephard desperately tries to save his life. The flashbacks in this episode revolve around Jack's marriage to a former patient, Sarah.
#15 - Exodus (1)
Season 1 - Episode 23
The French woman shocks the survivors by showing up to the camp with a dire warning about "the Others". Meanwhile, Michael and Jin ready the raft for sailing. In flashbacks, we see the survivors final moments before they boarded their fateful flight.
#16 - Two for the Road
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.
#17 - Man of Science, Man of Faith
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.
#18 - Pilot (2)
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.
#19 - Flashes Before Your Eyes
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.
#20 - The End (1)
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.
#21 - The Brig
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.
#22 - The Man From Tallahassee
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.
#23 - There's No Place Like Home (1)
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".
#24 - Pilot (1)
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.