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The BEST episodes of Lost

Every episode of Lost ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Lost!

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.

Last Updated: 8/25/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Exodus (2)
star
8.18
1379 votes

#1 - Exodus (2)

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 5/25/2005

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
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Through The Looking Glass (2)
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8.17
3192 votes

#2 - Through The Looking Glass (2)

Season 3 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/23/2007

The castaways are 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".

Directors: Jack Bender
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The Incident (2)
star
8.16
3743 votes

#3 - The Incident (2)

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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The Constant
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8.10
3708 votes

#4 - The Constant

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Ab Aeterno
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8.10
7975 votes

#5 - Ab Aeterno

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/23/2010

Richard Alpert faces a difficult choice.

Directors: Tucker Gates
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There's No Place Like Home (3)
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8.10
2980 votes

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

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 5/29/2008

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

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There's No Place Like Home (1)
star
8.08
3442 votes

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

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired 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".

Directors: Stephen Williams
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There's No Place Like Home (2)
star
8.05
3342 votes

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

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 5/29/2008

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

Directors: Jack Bender
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Pilot (2)
star
8.04
5020 votes

#9 - Pilot (2)

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 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.

Directors: J.J. Abrams
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Pilot (1)
star
8.02
6312 votes

#10 - Pilot (1)

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 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.

Directors: J.J. Abrams
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The Incident (1)
star
8.01
4403 votes

#11 - The Incident (1)

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Live Together, Die Alone (2)
star
7.99
2867 votes

#12 - Live Together, Die Alone (2)

Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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LA X (1)
star
7.99
5854 votes

#13 - LA X (1)

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/2/2010

A parallel universe, in which the crash never happened, is revealed as an aftermath of the bomb's detonation. Meanwhile, Sawyer blames Jack for the loss of Juliet and the true identity of the monster is revealed.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Lockdown
star
7.99
3471 votes

#14 - Lockdown

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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Man of Science, Man of Faith
star
7.98
4025 votes

#15 - Man of Science, Man of Faith

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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LaFleur
star
7.94
4398 votes

#16 - LaFleur

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/4/2009

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

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The Candidate
star
7.92
8049 votes

#17 - The Candidate

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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The Man Behind the Curtain
star
7.91
3429 votes

#18 - The Man Behind the Curtain

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 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. Flashbacks will show us the origins of DHARMA and the history of the island, including 'the purge.'

Directors: Bobby Roth
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Dead Is Dead
star
7.91
4162 votes

#19 - Dead Is Dead

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/8/2009

To atone for sins of the past, Ben must attempt to summon the smoke monster in order to be judged.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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Two for the Road
star
7.91
3641 votes

#20 - Two for the Road

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 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.

Directors: Paul A. Edwards
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Happily Ever After
star
7.91
7998 votes

#21 - Happily Ever After

Season 6 - Episode 11 - Aired 4/6/2010

Desmond wakes up to discover he's back on the island.

Directors: Jack Bender
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All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues
star
7.88
3923 votes

#22 - All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 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, 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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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Live Together, Die Alone (1)
star
7.88
3378 votes

#23 - Live Together, Die Alone (1)

Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired 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. 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Deus Ex Machina
star
7.88
3616 votes

#24 - Deus Ex Machina

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 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.

Directors: Robert Mandel
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Exodus (1)
star
7.87
3588 votes

#25 - Exodus (1)

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/18/2005

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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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