Lost

The WORST episodes of Lost

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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: 6/1/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Fire + Water
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7.23
3570 votes

#1 - Fire + Water

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Recon
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7.34
7065 votes

#2 - Recon

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/16/2010

Locke tasks Sawyer with a mission.

Directors: Jack Bender
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S.O.S.
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7.36
3454 votes

#3 - S.O.S.

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 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.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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Stranger In A Strange Land
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7.38
3475 votes

#4 - Stranger In A Strange Land

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 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.

Directors: Paris Barclay
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...And Found
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7.43
3626 votes

#5 - ...And Found

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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What Kate Does
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7.43
5736 votes

#6 - What Kate Does

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/9/2010

Kate finds herself on the run, while Jack is tasked with something that could put a friend's life at risk.

Directors: Paul A. Edwards
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Further Instructions
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7.43
3390 votes

#7 - Further Instructions

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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The Glass Ballerina
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7.47
3242 votes

#8 - The Glass Ballerina

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 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 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."

Directors: Paul A. Edwards
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Something Nice Back Home
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7.48
3390 votes

#9 - Something Nice Back Home

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 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

Directors: Stephen Williams
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The 23rd Psalm
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7.49
3590 votes

#10 - The 23rd Psalm

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 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.

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Whatever the Case May Be
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7.49
3816 votes

#11 - Whatever the Case May Be

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Catch-22
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7.50
3330 votes

#12 - Catch-22

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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The Cost of Living
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7.52
3340 votes

#13 - The Cost of Living

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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The Other Woman
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7.53
3388 votes

#14 - The Other Woman

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 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.

Directors: Eric Laneuville
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Hearts and Minds
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7.54
3703 votes

#15 - Hearts and Minds

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/12/2005

When Locke learns that Boone wants to share their "secret" with Shannon, Locke decides to teach him a lesson. Boone and Shannon's dark past is revealed in a shocking backstory that recalls their relationship right before the plane crash. Kate, who has become a confidante to the soft-spoken Sun, is puzzled by Sun's mysterious behavior. 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.

Directors: Rod Holcomb
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Every Man for Himself
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7.54
3527 votes

#16 - Every Man for Himself

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 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.

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Dr. Linus
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7.54
6959 votes

#17 - Dr. Linus

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/9/2010

Ben deals with the consequences of an uncovered lie.

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Par Avion
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7.54
3293 votes

#18 - Par Avion

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 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.

Directors: Paul A. Edwards
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Homecoming
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7.55
3602 votes

#19 - Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 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, 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.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
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House of the Rising Sun
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7.55
4165 votes

#20 - House of the Rising Sun

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 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.

Directors: Michael Zinberg
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The Hunting Party
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7.56
3625 votes

#21 - The Hunting Party

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 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."

Directors: Stephen Williams
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White Rabbit
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7.56
4143 votes

#22 - White Rabbit

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 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. Also, Jack flashes back at 12 years old, to find himself on the playground in an altercation with a bully.

Directors: Kevin Hooks
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The Lie
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7.56
3825 votes

#23 - The Lie

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Some Like It Hoth
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7.57
4320 votes

#24 - Some Like It Hoth

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 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.

Directors: Jack Bender
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Meet Kevin Johnson
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7.57
3467 votes

#25 - Meet Kevin Johnson

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 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.

Directors: Stephen Williams
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