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23 is the fifth of the Numbers. Below is a list of appearances on the show, by episode chronology.


Occurrences in the show

Season 1

Oceanic Flight 815 left Sydney from Gate 23.

Season 2

There were twenty three survivors at the tail section of the plane.
  • When Jack meets Desmond in the stadium, Jack trips when he's about to get past seat row #23.
  • # (in the alphabet) of the letter "W" which prominently appears on a woman's t-shirt in the caves as Jack reassures them of their safety ("Man of Science, Man of Faith").
  • # the number of people who survived the crash in the tail end of the plane according to Libby (this, however, included Goodwin)("Everybody Hates Hugo").
  • There were 23 survivors oudside of the mid-section 42. The 22 tailies and the pilot.
  • # of the bible passage recited by Eko as he sets the plane on fire is also the episode title ("The 23rd Psalm")
  • Part of the video reel #23108-42 that Kelvin shows to Sayid. ("One of Them")
  • # of years old Sayid said he was when he was captured in the Persian Gulf War ("One of Them").
  • Sum of the real Henry Gale's zip code numbers ("One of Them").
  • # When Jack and Sawyer play Poker, Jack wins with a pair of nines while Sawyer has only a two and a three. 9+9+2+3 = 23.
  • # of people that were standing on the deck when it collapsed with Hurley on it; Dr. Brooks said it was built to only hold 8 ("Dave").
  • # of people in the Others' camp. (Michael reports 22, plus Ben in the Hatch makes 23) ("Three Minutes")
  • Desmond looks at letters he sent to Penny while he was in jail. Penny's address is 23 Dansmore(?) Gardens ("Live Together, Die Alone").
  • # on one of the LAPD cars. ("Two for the Road")

Season 3

Karl inside Room 23
Channel 23 plays Drive Shaft

Season 4

  • The docket number of Kate's trial was 42231615, the last four Numbers in reverse. ("Eggtown")
  • The appropriate setting for Daniel Faraday's consciousness time-transporting device at Oxford University's Queen's College Physics Department was 2.342. ("The Constant")
  • The journal of the first mate of the Black Rock was sold at auction in lot #2342. ("The Constant")
  • Penelope Widmore's home address is 423 Cheyne Walk. ("The Constant")
  • There are written "X"s marking every day from October 1st to December 23rd on the 2004 calendar in the freighter's sickbay. In addition, only four of these "X"s are marked in yellow on the days of October 20th through October 23rd. ("The Constant")
  • The code to the safe in Ben's house containing the tape about Charles Widmore is 36-15-28: 36+15-28 = 23. ("The Other Woman")
  • The license plate number of the taxi Jin chases is 2369. ("Ji Yeon")
  • The secret clues on yahoo's web site mentions that the last Year of the Dragon ("Ji Yeon") is from the 5th of February 2000 to the 23rd of January 2001
  • In the episode Confirmed Dead, there was a bucket or something metallic with the number 23 on it during the sub team excavation.

Season 5

  • Jack's cell phone number is 323-555-0156. ("The Lie")
  • Ben instructs Jack to meet up at the Long Beach Marina, Slip 23. ("The Little Prince")
  • The photo of the island that Jack sees in the Lamp Post station is dated 9/23/54. ("316")All numbers also equal 23.9+2+3+5+4.
  • Widmore instructs Locke to dial 23 whenever Locke needs to get in contact with Widmore on the international phone that he gave him. ("The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham")
  • Richard first met Daniel in 1954 and again 23 years later in 1977. ("Jughead") ("The Variable")

Season 6

  • The finale of the series will air on Sunday, May 23, 2010.


The Lost Experience

Find 815

  • The last journal entry by Sam Thomas at Find 815 is dated Feb 23 2.43 am

Outside the show and real life occurrences

  • Building 23 is the name of the building in Burbank, CA where Lost executive producer Damon Lindelof works.
  • 23-skidoo (sometimes spelled 23-skiddoo) was an American slang phrase in the early 20th century meaning, "Let's get out of here as fast as we can!"
  • 23 is said to be the number of the Illuminati and as such has part in many conspiracy theories. One of the most notable examples is Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea's novel, The Illuminatus! Trilogy, in which the repeated occurrences of the number 23 in seemingly disparate situations is a principal plot element. There have been a few quotes from Damon Lindelof in interviews, pertaining to Illuminatus! and its influence on Lost.
  • The Principia Discordia, principle text of the Discordian religion, holds high regard for "The Holy 23," due to its relation to the number 5. The Law of Fives states that "All things happen in fives, or are divisible by or are multiples of five, or are somehow directly or indirectly appropriate to 5. The Law of Fives is never wrong."[1] The Principia and its constituent ideas were a strong influence on Robert Anton Wilson, among others.[2]
  • There is an old movie named "23" that deals with Computer Hackers and Conspiracy Theories. [1]
  • In Mission Impossible III, 23 months is how long Ethan Hunt's marriage was predicted to last.
  • Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes.
  • The Earth's axis is tilted at a 23.5 degree angle.
  • In the Matrix Reloaded, the Architect tells Neo it is of utmost important to choose 23 people to repopulate Zion.
  • Latitude 4.815, Longitude 162.342 are the GPS coordinates that lead to a point in the Pacific Ocean on the trail from Australia to L.A. If you go to these coordinates in Google Maps , there is a real island very close to those coordinates. On that island there is a runway marked 23, and another runway marked 5.
  • The average person breathes about 23,000 times a day.
  • In the sci-fi TV series Max Headroom, the heroes worked for TV station Network 23.
  • There is a 2007 movie called The Number 23, about a man who believes his life is revolving around the number, and that it is because of this that he will become a murderer.
  • It takes 23 seconds for blood to make a complete circuit of the human body.
  • The eighth song on Yellowcard's album Ocean Avenue is titled "Twenty Three."
  • The final track on the Tool album 10,000 Days is "Viginti Tres" - Latin for twenty three.
  • In the 2006 movie Little Miss Sunshine, Richard rides 23 miles to Scottsdale on a moped.
  • In "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, the hero, Sydney Carton, is the 23rd person to go to the guillotine.
  • Michael Jordan and his famous jersey 23.
  • Lebron James and his famous jersey 23.
  • 23 is the house number in the British sitcom Spaced.

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Marvel Database

Up to date as of February 09, 2010
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Official Name

First appearance

Marvel Mangaverse: Fantastic Four #1



See Earth-2301.


Mentioned: Marvel Mangaverse: Fantastic Four #1


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See Also

  • Characters from Earth-23
  • Other things related to Earth-23
  • Earth-23's Appearances
  • Images from Earth-23
  • Reality Gallery: Earth-23

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