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Muppet

Up to date as of February 02, 2010

From Muppet Wiki

8 is a number in the Arabic Numeral System—the most widely used numeral system in the world. The number 8 has been a sponsor of Sesame Street since the show's fourth week, starting with episode 0016.

The number 8 was also an animated character (voiced by Jerry Nelson) in the direct-to-video release What's the Name of That Song?

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Songs about 8

Skits about 8

Trivia

  • In the movie Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird, Sid Sleaze wore a baseball jersey with a number 8 on the back.

See also


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Lostpedia

Up to date as of February 07, 2010

From Lostpedia

Image from the Jigsaw Puzzles

8 is the second of the Numbers. Below is a list of appearances on the show, by episode chronology.

8 is a very common number, and many of the occurrences could be coincidential. See article: apophenia.

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Occurrences in the show

Season 1

The mugshot shows eight years since Kate was arrested.
Michael in a room with eight sides.
Old Scooter Man's Hat has an eight on it.

Season 2

The logo found in the hatch has eight sides.
The Real Henry Gale lives at 815 Walnut Ridge Rd.


Season 3

Ben holding #8 Bunny
Medusa Spider's paralyze victims for 8 hours. Additionally, spiders have 8 legs
8 Knot

Season 4

Season 5

  • The swinging pendulum in Ms. Hawking's lab passes the camera 4 times, then another 4 times (making 8). If we continue counting from there, we get a total of 16 passes (and consequently, 15 before it). ("The Lie")
  • The sign on the Oxford University Department of Physics is Claredon 142-08. ("Jughead")
  • The raft of the Science expedition has 8 sides. ("The Little Prince")
  • There were 8 total time shifts in This Place is Death - 2 with Jin & Rousseau, 5 when the group was together, and 1 when John Locke turned the wheel. ("This Place Is Death")
  • Jack is seated in row 8 on Ajira Airways Flight 316 which departed from Gate 15. ("316")
  • Ben is also seated in row 8 on Ajira Airways Flight 316, as he is seated across the aisle from Jack who is in seat 8C. ("316")
  • Frank says he has been working for Ajira Airways for the past 8 months. ("316")
  • The death date on the headstone John Locke visited was April (Which is month number 4) 8, 2006. ("The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham")
  • There was a number 8 on the license plate of the van Ben was standing in front of when he and Sayid met in Moscow, Russia. ("He's Our You")
  • There is a number 8 in the ear of the rabbit statue under which Miles finds the key. ("Some Like It Hoth")
  • Miles signed the Dharma van back in and put the keys on hook #8. ("Some Like It Hoth")
  • Jacob visits nine people off the Island, 8 of which will later arrive on the Island on flight 815 (the other one being Ilana). ("The Incident, Parts 1 & 2")
  • Juliet hits Jughead's thermonuclear core with a rock 8 times. ("The Incident, Parts 1 & 2")

The Lost Experience

Outside the show and real life occurrences

  • 8 is the sixth number in the Fibonacci sequence, in which every number is the sum of the two numbers before it - 1,1,2,3,5,8,13...
  • One of Buddhism's Four Noble Truths is the Eightfold Path.
  • In the game of Chess, each side of the squared board has eight files, thus each player starts with eight pawns.
  • In the Damon Lindelof-written comic book Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk, the Hulk is said to have killed 815 people in a New York rampage.
  • The number of senses available to normal humans according to Western science
  • In Richard Adams' (author of Watership Down) book The Plague Dogs, Snitter was labeled with the number 815 in the Animal Research (Experiments on animals).
  • Season Four and Lost: Missing Pieces in total were nominated for 8 Emmys.
  • In the Film 'Back to the Future' - 88 MPH is the speed at which timetravel can occur.
  • 8 is considered a lucky number in China.

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Star Wars Fanon

Up to date as of February 04, 2010

The Star Wars wiki of fan invention.

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The content of this article was canceled.

This article covers media that was canceled or replaced by another product.

8 was to be a standalone short story written by Dalton Wylind due for release in late 2009, but was later canceled.

Set in the Rise of the Empire era, 8 was chronicle the story of two brothers, Ray and Thomas Hetul, as they sought redemption in their dying father's eyes while fighting over the same woman.

Behind the scenes

As of November 8, 2009, author Dalton Wylind completed writing the story, and it was in a final editing stage. On December 7, 2009, Wylind abruptly canceled 8, stating he was unsatisfied with the story.


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Traveller

Up to date as of February 05, 2010

From Traveller Wiki - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far future

Date: 8 Imperial
Solomani: 4,531 A.D.
Vilani 3,089 VI
Zhodani: 2,982.1
Aslan: 4,520
K'kree: 6,794
Hiver: -805
Previous and Following Years
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See also: Date Conversion
History
Timeline

Events

  • 007-8 - Daibhidh Eilrig's article "A Summary of the Noble Moot" appears in the Moot Public Relations Newsletter, of which he is the scientific editor.

Births

Deaths


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