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Dr Who

Up to date as of January 31, 2010

From TARDIS Index File, the free Doctor Who reference.

This article is for the 1963-64 season of Doctor Who; for other initial seasons of other programmes, see Series 1.

Season 1 of Doctor Who ran between 23rd November 1963 and 12th September 1964. It starred William Hartnell as the Doctor.

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Overview

It consisted of eight serials (listed below) and 42 episodes, and a pilot episode which never aired on television. (More accurately, the production team made several version of the pilot episode.) The inaugural season established many of the concepts that continue to the present day, as well as introducing the hugely popular Daleks. Two of the three historical stories this season are presently considered lost, although audio recordings of all episodes remain.

Stories

# Title Writer Episodes Notes
1 An Unearthly Child Anthony Coburn 4 First appearances of the First Doctor, Susan Foreman, Ian Chesterton, Barbara Wright and the TARDIS
2 The Daleks Terry Nation 7 First appearance of the Daleks
3 The Edge of Destruction David Whitaker 2
4 Marco Polo John Lucarotti 7 First storyline based around an historical figure
5 The Keys of Marinus Terry Nation 6
6 The Aztecs John Lucarotti 4
7 The Sensorites Peter R. Newman 6
8 The Reign of Terror Dennis Spooner 7 First story to feature location filming
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Notes

  • Unseen by the public, an early version of the first episode of An Unearthly Child was produced, but was not broadcast until the 1990s.
  • Stories consisted of between 2 and 7 episodes, with each episode having a distinct title. Some stories have been given different titles over the years; see individual articles for details.

Main Cast

Season 1 was the last season before Season 6 to retain the same core cast members for an entire series.

Production

Creation

The series was essentially the creation of a committee, with the following amongst the many who created the various parts that went into the series: Donald Wilson (time travel), Sydney Newman (the Doctor and Susan), C. E. Webber (Ian and Barbara, scenario for the first episode), Anthony Coburn (Susan's name, the TARDIS looking like a police box), David Whitaker (Susan as the Doctor's granddaughter).

Production overview

Verity Lambert was chosen by Sydney Newman as Producer of the series and Mervyn Pinfield was assigned as Associate Producer, picking up on the mainly technical side of the series such as dealing with the in-camera SFX.

Initially, the series was only ordered for the first four episodes that made up 100 000 BC and came close to going no further. This was extended to thirteen episodes, but the production team had either eleven (100,000 BC and The Mutants) or eighteen (100,000 BC, The Mutants, Marco Polo). To solve this problem, David Whitaker wrote the two episode Inside the Spaceship, something that normally wouldn't have happened due to an existing rule that prohibited Script Editors writing for the series they were editing. (Otherwise they could simply have "hired" themselves and deprived other script writers of work.)

The first through to third season story titles have been a contentious issue for more information. See Disputed story titles.

Stories considered during this season, but ultimately going unmade included:

Stories set during this season

Adaptations and merchandising

Video

VHS

  • An Unearthly Child
  • The Daleks (in 2 parts)
  • The Edge of Destruction and The Pilot Episode
  • The Keys of Marinus
  • The Aztecs
  • The Senorites
  • The Reign of Terror (With linking narration of Missing episodes)
  • The Hartnell Years (Pilot Episode)

See episode articles for full detials

DVDs

  • An Unearthly Child
  • The Daleks
  • The Edge of Destruction
  • The Keys of Marinus
  • The Aztecs

Novelisations

Audiobooks

  • Marco Polo
  • The Reign of Terror

Theatrical film

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Muppet

Up to date as of February 02, 2010
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Sesame Street
Season premiere November 10, 1969 (001)
Season finale May 8, 1970 (130)
No. of episodes 130
Season 1 title card.
The season 1 cast.
The original cast of Sesame Street.
James Earl Jones on Sesame Street.
The baker in the Number Song Series.
Kermit the Frog and Fuzzyface (Grover).
Six spies in Jazz Numbers.
The Anything Muppets of Sesame Street.
Ethel Kennedy on Sesame Street.

After five test shows and years of preparation, Sesame Street premiered on NET (National Educational Television, a precursor of PBS) on November 10, 1969.

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Characters

During this 1st season, Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird were the only Muppets to regularly appear in Street scenes, while Bert, Ernie, and other Muppets debuted in separate segments. Many of the Muppet characters had designs and/or character traits that would be changed or dropped later on. Big Bird had a much more naïve voice and a smaller head with fewer feathers, and was written as a sort of dopey adult character. Oscar, who would still retain much of his grouchy demeanor almost 40 years later, had orange fur. Monsters, who would become core characters by the second season, had fierce teeth, often destroyed anything in their path, and didn't have consistent names.

Bob, Mr. Hooper, Gordon, and Susan were the original human cast members. With the exception of Mr. Hooper, who died in 1982, the other original characters are still with the series as of 2008, making them some of the longest continually-running non-soap opera characters in American entertainment. Like the Muppets, the human characters would change over time. Bob, originally a shop teacher, would later teach music, and by the end of the first season Susan would become a nurse. The season also featured live-action segments starring Buddy and Jim, a human comedy duo that failed at such tasks as hanging a picture and making a sandwich. Jennie also made occasional appearances.

Format

Sesame Street's format as established in 1969 would remain virtually unchanged for decades; live-action street scenes would alternate with Muppet comedy skits, musical numbers and short film segments, all known collectively as "inserts". Many of the Muppet scenes and films were created so that they could be replayed over and over (at least one segment would be repeated within any given episode); some of the segments made in 1969 would continue to be rebroadcast into the 1990s. (Many of these pieces are available for viewing at sesamestreet.org, and continue to be shown in various international co-productions.)

The original episodes had a much more literal, almost lecture-like tone to the Street scenes, closer in style to its original contemporaries like Mister Rogers' Neighborhood or Captain Kangaroo. With time, the Street-scenes became more natural with a definite plot thrust, with less breaking of the fourth wall. For example, in the first episode, Ernie once addresses the audience as those in "TV land".

While the Muppets would eventually become the biggest stars of the show, they did not appear as frequently as the cast. Cartoon segments aired more frequently than Muppet segments, and as such, some of the original illustrated promotional material featured the cast and Muppets interacting with animated characters, who also appeared in advertisements of the show. Animated segments and live-action inserts featured in the season included Alice Braithwaite Goodyshoes, Jazz Numbers, Speech Balloons, Alphabet Bates and Number Song Series, most of which continued to air many years later.

The season introduced many original songs that have gone on to become beloved Sesame Street classics, including "Rubber Duckie",, "I Love Trash", "Bein' Green", "The People in Your Neighborhood" and "One of These Things". While all of those songs would have multiple performances on the show over the years, the last two would have many different versions during this season.

During the first season, many segments had some sort of connection with each other. It would be common for characters in the street scenes to introduce the next segments, various Muppet inserts would directly lead into the next film or cartoon, celebrities would appear in sort tag sequences commenting on the previous segments, and some Muppet inserts would have them commenting on the previous segments. Some episodes during this season would end with live animals appearing on the street set.

Curriculum

In 1968, the Children's Television Workshop established the original educational concepts that would prepare children for school. Over time these would be expanded into larger fields (such as women's career awareness, medical issues, and science and space). The original topics that were focused on during the first season included:

  • recognition of the 26 letters of the alphabet (often in the form of short cartoons like the Speech Balloon series)
  • numbers from one to ten (both forwards and backwards)
  • shapes: circles, rectangles, triangles, and squares
  • putting items in the right order, reasoning, and problem-solving
  • classification (illustrated by the song "One of These Things")
  • relational concepts (including "Near and Far", "Big and Little", and "First and Last")
  • perceptual and auditory discrimination
  • self: parts of the body, coordinated movement, emotions, differing perspectives, and self-esteem (as illustrated by Kermit the Frog's "Bein' Green song)
  • roles: members of the family, and jobs
  • cooperation and fair play
  • the natural environment (often demonstrated in animal films) and the man-made environment [1]

Episodes

Episodes 0001 - 0130 (130 episodes)

Cast

Muppet Characters:

Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, proto-Cookie Monster, an early version of Grover, Kermit the Frog, Lefty the Salesman, Mahna Mahna, Snerfs, Beautiful Day Monster, Anything Muppets, proto-Betty Lou, Oscar the Grouch, Professor Hastings, Roosevelt Franklin, Roosevelt Franklin's Mother, Sonny Friendly/Guy Smiley

Other Characters:

Bob, Gordon, Susan, Mr. Hooper, Jennie, Buddy and Jim

Muppets of Sesame Street

Caroll Spinney, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, with Danny Seagren, Caroly Wilcox

Actors

Matt Robinson, Loretta Long, Will Lee, Bob McGrath, Jada Rowland, Brandon Maggart, James Catusi

Guest Stars

Batman and Robin, Carol Burnett, Michael Cooney, Ruby Dee, Mahalia Jackson, James Earl Jones, Ethel Kennedy, B.B. King, Burt Lancaster, Don McLean, Listen My Brother, Odetta, Pat Paulsen, Lou Rawls, Jackie Robinson, Rowlf the Dog, Pete Seeger, Superman

Crew

Sources

  1. Truglio and Fisch. G is for Growing. p. 31


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Lostpedia

Up to date as of February 07, 2010

From Lostpedia

This article contains episode summaries for the first season of Lost.

Season summary

In the U.S., original episodes of season one aired between September 22, 2004 and May 25, 2005. For airdates on other networks and in other countries, see: Airdates.

Principal cast

In order of character appearances

*Only listed in the episodes she appeared in through "Homecoming," and then became a full regular.

Recurring cast

In order of character appearances

Claire's status

Emilie de Ravin was referred too as a guest star in press releases and only credited when she appeared from the introduction to her return in "Homecoming". She became a full regular after the show was picked up for a full season after "Outlaws", being credited even when she did not appear and being billed as a regular in press releases.

Main plot points

Season 1 concentrated on the middle-section survivors and their fight for survival and rescue. Major plot points included:

  • Finding a suitable camp location (half the survivors, including Kate, Sawyer and Sayid settled on a beach near the crash site; the rest, led by Jack, chose to live in the caves in the jungle, which are located near a source of fresh water).
  • Investigating the Island (searching for food and water, discovering the caves, and learning about the Black Rock).
  • Confrontations with The Monster.
  • Getting to know and trust each other (see especially Kate, Locke, Sawyer and Jin).
    • There is a relatively long-standing animosity between Michael and Jin, the latter attacked the former in order to get his watch back.
    • The survivors (especially Jack and Shannon) begin to suspect Locke's intentions due to his lie about Boone's injury and consequent death.
  • Building and launching the raft.
  • Hunting for Claire, after she was taken by the Others.
  • The kidnapping of Walt by The Others.
  • Opening the Hatch found by Locke and Boone.

Season summary

On September 22, 2004, a plane breaks apart in mid-air, scattering survivors on a remote island somewhere in the South Pacific. Forty-eight of these survivors, after the initial shock passes, attempt to set up a camp, and figure out where they are, but are disturbed by loud roaring noises and crashing trees emanating from the nearby jungle.

Three of the survivors, Jack, Kate and Charlie, set out to find the cockpit. An injured pilot tells them that the plane had lost radio contact six hours after take off, turned back for Fiji, and hit turbulence. The plane was a thousand miles off course when it crashed. The Monster rips the pilot from the cockpit, consequently killing him, and the remaining three run for the beach.

Jack, a spinal surgeon from Los Angeles, tries to save an injured survivor. However, he discovers a mugshot of Kate, with whom he has begun a close friendship. After initial mistrust and the death of the Marshal, both of them agree to start fresh.

One of the survivors, a former Iraqi Republican Guard communications officer named Sayid, attempts to repair a transceiver. A few survivors trek high into the mountains in an attempt to get a signal, and are attacked by a polar bear along the way. When they finally do turn on the transceiver, they learn that its signal is being blocked by a transmission of a woman's voice speaking in French, which Shannon translates as: "I'm alone now, on the island alone. Please someone come. The others are dead. It killed them. It killed them all." The message repeats, with a count implying that it has been repeating for over sixteen years and five months (according to Sayid's calculation). Coupled with the pilot's last words, this dampens the survivors' hopes of rescue and the news initially spreads through the camp throughout the first few days.

When food supplies run low, Locke leads the first hunting party for boar. As Kate's resourcefulness comes in handy, Michael and Walt, father and son, struggle to get along. On the sixth day, a woman drowns, and a young man named Boone tries to prove his worth. Jack goes on a spiritual quest when he begins to see visions of his deceased father on the island, and his Science versus Faith conflict with Locke is born. Eventually, the group of survivors split in half, whilst a few moved inland to a cluster of caves with fresh water and protection. Others stayed at the beach in hopes of rescue, and they moved once again when the tide began to carry the wreckage of the plane into the sea. Jack becomes the de facto leader. Intense rivalries emerge when disagreements on allocation of supplies becomes an issue, especially between Jack, Sayid and Sawyer. As conflict comes to head, Sawyer is accidentally stabbed in the arm by Sayid, who then leaves the camp to map the island in shame.

Sayid finds a cable running out of the ocean and into the jungle. When he follows it, he encounters Danielle Rousseau, the person who sent out the distress signal, and she tells her story of how she came to be on the island. Sayid eventually escapes, with potential knowledge of a group of hostile individuals on the island, who kidnapped Rousseau's baby daughter. Over the course of the season, Rousseau has other intermittent contact with the survivors.

Hurley (who tries his best to make life on the island as comfortable as possible) conducts a census of the survivors, and discovers that one of their castaways, Ethan Rom, is not on the passenger manifest. Ethan kidnaps Charlie and Claire, but then attempts to hang Charlie, since Claire was the one that "The Others" wanted. Two weeks later, Locke eventually finds her, completely distraught with amnesia. This starts many confrontations between the survivors and the Others, which in turn leads to the death of one other survivor and Ethan himself, whom Charlie kills for revenge.

There are fleeting confrontations with polar bears, the Monster and Danielle Rousseau. Violence is sporadic, but the survivors' close-knit society is held together due to the de facto leader Jack, the level-headed Kate, Sayid and Hurley, along with distant hunter Locke, who appears to have some supporters among the survivors despite disagreements with Jack, such as the young couple Charlie and pregnant Claire, and Boone. However, Locke and Walt begin to converse and he practices unorthodox activities with him with knives, angering his protective father Michael. Sun eventually reveals she speaks English, causing a momentary lapse of trust between her husband, Jin.

After two weeks, Locke discovers a mysterious hatch in the jungle with no handle, and becomes obsessed about what may be inside. Along with his accomplice, Boone, they spend many days digging it out of the ground, pondering over what it may contain. While exploring the island, Locke and Boone also discover a Beechcraft lodged on the side of a cliff. Boone climbs up the cliff and into the plane. Inside, he finds a radio and sends a distress call. A male voice answers, "Is someone out there?" to which Boone responds, "We are the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815." The voice replies, "We're the survivors of 815." The Beechcraft then falls from the cliff and badly injures Boone. Locke takes Boone back to the camp, but Jack is unable to save his life. At the same time, Claire goes into labour in the jungle and Kate delivers the baby.

Michael decides to build a raft to escape with his son Walt, and they are joined by Sawyer and Jin. In the first night after launching, they are surprised and initially delighted to encounter another boat, but it turns out to be a group of the Others who demand that Walt be handed over to them. In the ensuing chaos, the raft is destroyed, Sawyer is shot, and Walt is kidnapped.

Rousseau leads a party of survivors to the Black Rock, a wooden ship in the middle of the island, containing a cache of dynamite which can be used to open the hatch. Along the way, one of them is chased by a black cloud, the "monster", which Rousseau calls the island's "security system." Jack and Locke bring the dynamite back to the hatch, and use it to force open the hatch door to look inside. The season ends with them looking down into the darkness of the shaft below.

Many of the character's lives before the crash are explored, and they are detailed here;

  • Jack Shephard is a spinal surgeon living in Los Angeles, who has had a strained relationship with his alcoholic father, especially after Jack betrayed him. Jack was married to a woman named Sarah, after fixing her when her car crashed.
  • Kate Austen is a fugitive from the law, but it's not known the true reason why she ran until later. After her childhood love dies because of her, she goes to great lengths to retrieve his favorite toy from a bank in New Mexico, but is then apprehended by the Marshal in Australia.
  • Charlie Pace is a rock star based in Great Britain, however his domineering brother caused him to get involved with drugs.
  • Sayid Jarrah is a communications officer in the republican guard from Iraq who tortured suspects for information. Sayid saved Nadia, his childhood love, and has been searching for her for seven years.
  • John Locke was paralyzed from the waist downwards before the crash, but was healed by the island, which has restored his faith and vigor for life. It's unknown how he became paralyzed, but his father conned him for his kidney.
  • Hugo "Hurley" Reyes is a multimillionaire from Los Angeles after winning the lottery with The Numbers: 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42, however he believes they are a curse that brings bad luck.
  • James "Sawyer" Ford is a con man who's life was ravaged by a con man, from whom he takes his name. Sawyer constantly hunts for his revenge for the death of his parents.
  • Michael Dawson is a construction worker and part-time artist from New York. Susan, his partner, left him and took Walt, his son, with her. However after her death, Walt was left in his custody after eight years of separation.
  • Walt Lloyd is a young boy who lived most of his life on the move with his mother. Walt preferred his step-father to Michael, which caused a potential rift between them on the island.
  • Sun Kwon is a housewife from Korea, who is married to Jin. Her father owns Paik Heavy Industries who employs Jin to do terrible things, putting strain on their marriage. Sun plans to leave her changed husband.
  • Jin Kwon is an employee of his father-in-law's company, which leads him to do terrible things that puts strain on his marriage with Sun, who he only wants to provide for.
  • Boone Carlyle was the CEO of a wedding company his mother owned. Boone saved his stepsister from an abusive boyfriend in Australia, only to be conned for money. Boone had always loved Shannon, and they had a one-night stand before they boarded the plane.
  • Claire Littleton is a fast food worker from Australia who became pregnant eight months before the flight, but the father left her early in the pregnancy. A psychic prophesied that her baby is in danger if it is not raised by her alone.

Note 1: Shannon Rutherford, although a main character, was devoid of a flashback episode dedicated to her and her alone. Note 2: Many connections between the survivors before the island becomes increasingly apparent later in the season.

Episode summaries


Pilot, Part 1

Pilot, Part 1
See main article: "Pilot, Part 1" (Transcript)

Episode number: 01

Original air date: September 22nd, 2004

Flashback: Jack Shephard

Written by: Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof and J.J. Abrams

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Plot: During a routine trip from Sydney, Australia, to Los Angeles, Oceanic Flight 815 is blown off course and crashes on a remote, deserted island. Convinced that rescue is coming soon, the surviving passengers set up camp on the beach and try to make the most of what they think will only be a short time on the island. One of the 48 survivors, Dr. Jack Shephard, suggests that they find the transceiver in the front of the plane so they can radio for help. But when a terrifying howl comes from the jungle, it becomes apparent that this is no ordinary island.

Guest starring: Fredric Lehne as Marshal Edward Mars, L. Scott Caldwell as Rose, Kimberley Joseph as Flight Attendant #1, Jon Dixon as Flight Attendant #2, Michelle Arthur as Flight Attendant #3, Dale Radomski as Tourniquet Man, Geoff Heise as Man, and Barbara Vidinha as Woman.


Pilot, Part 2

Pilot, Part 2
See main article: "Pilot, Part 2" (Transcript)

Episode number: 02

Original air date: September 29th, 2004

Flashback: Charlie Pace and Kate Austen

Written by: Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof and J.J. Abrams

Directed by: J.J. Abrams

Plot: The discovery of a transceiver among the plane's wreckage and the thought that rescue could be imminent temporarily raises the castaways' spirits. And the island's mysteries continue to baffle with the discovery of handcuffs, a gun and an animal that shouldn't be able to survive in a tropical climate.

Guest starring: Fredric Lehne as Marshal Edward Mars, L. Scott Caldwell as Rose, Kimberley Joseph as Flight Attendant #1, Jon Dixon as Flight Attendant #2, and Michelle Arthur as Flight Attendant #3.


Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa
See main article: "Tabula Rasa" (Transcript)

Episode number: 03

Original air date: October 6th, 2004

Flashback: Kate Austen

Written by: Damon Lindelof

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: Jack and Hurley discover an alarming secret about Kate, as the marshal's life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile Kate, Charlie, Sawyer, Sayid, Boone and Shannon ponder the island's mysteries they've uncovered and worry that telling the other survivors will cause panic, and Locke's befriending of Walt disturbs Michael.

Guest starring: Fredric Lehne as Marshal Edward Mars, and Nick Tate as Ray Mullen.


Walkabout

Walkabout
See main article: "Walkabout" (Transcript)

Episode number: 04

Original air date: October 13, 2004

Flashback: John Locke

Written by: David Fury

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: Survivors are jolted awake in the middle of the night when wild island beasts invade the beach encampment. Kate and Michael join the mysterious Locke on a hunt for food - and a shocking secret about Locke is revealed. Meanwhile, some survivors are horrified by Jack's plan for the dead bodies still scattered among the wreckage, and Jack sees someone in the jungle who might not have been on the plane.

Guest starring: L. Scott Caldwell as Rose, John Simon Jones as Travel Agent, Billy Ray Gallion as Randy, and Stephen J. Rafferty as Warren.


White Rabbit

White Rabbit
See main article: "White Rabbit" (Transcript)

Episode number: 05

Original air date: October 20, 2004

Flashback: Jack Shephard

Written by: Christian Taylor

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Plot: Jack is near 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, the pregnant Claire's health takes a bad turn, and a thief may have stolen the last bottles of water.

Guest starring: John Terry as Dr. Christian Shephard, Veronica Hamel as Margo Shephard, Sev Palmer as Meathead, Andy Trask as Hotel Manager, Meilinda Soerjoko as Chrissy, Geoff Heise as Doctor, and John O'Hara as Young Jack.


House of the Rising Sun

House of the Rising Sun
See main article: "House of the Rising Sun" (Transcript)

Episode number: 06

Original air date: October 27, 2004

Flashback: Sun-Hwa Kwon

Written by: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Directed by: Michael Zinberg

Plot: 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; and Locke discovers Charlie's secret.

Guest starring: Sora Jung as Decorator.


The Moth

The Moth
See main article: "The Moth" (Transcript)

Episode number: 07

Original air date: November 3, 2004

Flashback: Charlie Pace

Written by: Jennifer Johnson and Paul Dini

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: Charlie begins a painful journey of withdrawal from drugs, surprisingly aided by Locke, whose true motive for helping Charlie is a mystery. Meanwhile, survivors struggle to find and free Jack when he's buried alive in a cave collapse, and someone might be secretly thwarting Sayid, Kate, and Boone when they enact a plan to find the source of the French transmission.

Guest starring: Neil Hopkins as Liam Pace, Christian Bowman as Steve Jenkins, Dustin Watchman as Scott Jackson, and Glenn Cannon as Priest.


Confidence Man

Confidence Man
See main article: "Confidence Man" (Transcript)

Episode number: 08

Original air date: November 10, 2004

Flashback: James "Sawyer" Ford

Written by: Damon Lindelof

Directed by: Tucker Gates

Plot: When Shannon suffers an asthma attack, Jack and Sayid realize brutality might be the only way to convince Sawyer to relinquish the life-saving medicine he's hoarding. Meanwhile, Sun struggles to decide if she'll obey husband Jin's orders to stay out of others' affairs, and Kate uncovers some shocking secrets about Sawyer.

Guest starring: Kristin Richardson as Jessica, Michael DeLuise as David, Billy Mayo as Kilo, and Jim Woitas as Boy.


Solitary

Solitary
See main article: "Solitary" (Transcript)

Episode number: 09

Original air date: November 17, 2004

Flashback: Sayid Jarrah

Written by: David Fury

Directed by: Greg Yaitanes

Plot: Sayid's life is placed in grave danger after he stumbles upon the source of the mysterious French transmission. Meanwhile, Hurley has a ridiculous plan to make life on the island a little more civilized - and it just might work.

Guest starring: Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau, William Mapother as Ethan Rom, Andrea Gabriel as Nadia, Navid Negahban as Omar, Scott Paulin as Sullivan, and Xavier Alaniz as Falah.


Raised by Another

Raised by Another
See main article: "Raised by Another" (Transcript)

Episode number: 10

Original air date: December 1, 2004

Flashback: Claire Littleton

Written by: Lynn E. Litt

Directed by: Marita Grabiak

Plot: Jack, Kate and Charlie wonder if Claire's disturbing nightmares might be coming true to threaten her life and the life of her unborn child, and a missing castaway returns with frightening news about what lies just beyond the mountains.

Guest starring: William Mapother as Ethan Rom, Nick Jameson as Richard Malkin , Keir O'Donnell as Thomas, Lisa Fraser as Arlene Stewart, Barry Whitfield as Mr. Slavitt, and Jenny Chang as Rachel.


All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues

All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues
See main article: "All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues" (Transcript)

Episode number: 11

Original air date: December 8, 2004

Flashback: Jack Shephard

Written by: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Directed by: Stephen Williams

Plot: Survivors wonder why Charlie and the pregnant Claire have been abducted - and by whom - and a search party ventures into the treacherous jungle to try to find and rescue the missing duo. Meanwhile, inner-demons about his father resurface for Jack, and Boone and Locke discover another island mystery.

Guest starring: John Terry as Dr. Christian Shephard, William Mapother as Ethan Rom, Jackie Maraya as Andrea, Matt Moore as Husband, Mark Stitham as Head Doctor, and Michael Adamshick as Anesthesiologist.


Whatever the Case May Be

Whatever the Case May Be
See main article: "Whatever the Case May Be" (Transcript)

Episode number: 12

Original air date: January 5, 2005

Flashback: Kate Austen

Written by: Damon Lindelof and Jennifer Johnson

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: 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 disappearance.

Guest starring: L. Scott Caldwell as Rose, Tim Halligan as Mark Hutton, Victor Browne as Jason, Michael M. Vendrell as Trucker, Achilles Gacis as Six Foot Five, and Dezmond Gilla as Baseball Hat.


Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds
See main article: "Hearts and Minds" (Transcript)

Episode number: 13

Original air date: January 12, 2005

Flashback: Boone Carlyle

Written by: Carlton Cuse and Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Directed by: Rod Holcomb

Plot: When Locke learns that Boone wants to tell their "secret" to Shannon, Shannon's life is placed in sudden peril, and the shocking truth about her past with Boone is revealed. Meanwhile, Kate is puzzled by Sun's mysterious behavior, and a hungry Hurley must repay a debt to Jin.

Guest starring: Charles Mesure as Bryan, Kelly Rice as Nicole, and Adam Leadbeater as Malcolm.


Special

Special
See main article: "Special" (Transcript)

Episode number: 14

Original air date: January 19, 2005

Flashback: Michael Dawson and Walt Lloyd

Written by: David Fury

Directed by: Greg Yaitanes

Plot: Violence ensues and a mysterious island beast makes a re-appearance when Michael and Locke clash over Walt's upbringing. Meanwhile, Charlie is tempted to read the missing Claire's diary.

Guest starring: Tamara Taylor as Susan Lloyd-Porter, David Starzyk as Brian Porter, Monica Garcia as Nurse, and Natasha Goss as Dagne.


Homecoming

Homecoming
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Episode number: 15

Original air date: February 9, 2005

Flashback: Charlie Pace

Written by: Damon Lindelof

Directed by: Kevin Hooks

Plot: After the missing Claire returns with no recollection of what has happened since before the doomed flight of Oceanic 815, Jack and Locke formulate a plan of defense against her kidnapper, the mysterious Ethan, who threatens to kill off the other survivors unless Claire is returned to him.

Guest starring: Sally Strecker as Lucy Heatherton, Jim Piddock as Francis Heatherton, William Mapother as Ethan Rom, Darren Richardson as Tommy, and Eric Griffith as Buyer.


Outlaws

Outlaws
See main article: "Outlaws" (Transcript)

Episode number: 16

Original air date: February 16, 2005

Flashback: James "Sawyer" Ford

Written by: Drew Goddard

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: Kate and Sawyer divulge dark secrets to each other while tracking a renegade boar that Sawyer swears is purposely harassing him. Meanwhile, Hurley and Sayid worry that Charlie is losing it after his brush with death, and a shocking, prior connection between Sawyer and Jack is revealed.

Guest starring: Robert Patrick as Hibbs, John Terry as Dr. Christian Shephard, Jeff Perry as Frank Duckett, Stewart Finlay-McLennan as Laurence, Susse Budde as Mom, Brittany Perrineau as Mary Jo, Alex Mason as Bartender, and Gordon Hardie as Young Sawyer.


...In Translation

...In Translation
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Episode number: 17

Original air date: February 23, 2005

Flashback: Jin-Soo Kwon

Written by: Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Leonard Dick

Directed by: Tucker Gates

Plot: When the raft the survivors have been building mysteriously burns down, Michael is convinced that Jin is responsible for the sabotage, which only further escalates their rivalry. Meanwhile, Sun stuns her fellow survivors with a surprising revelation, and Boone gives Sayid a warning about Shannon.

Guest starring: Byron Chung as Mr. Paik, John Shin as Mr. Kwon, Joey Yu as Byung Han, Chil Kong as White Suit, Angelica Perreira as Miss Han, Kiya Lee as Mrs. Han, Tess Young as Best Friend, and John Choi as Butler.


Numbers

Numbers
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Episode number: 18

Original air date: March 2, 2005

Flashback: Hugo "Hurley" Reyes

Written by: David Fury and Brent Fletcher

Directed by: Daniel Attias

Plot: When Hurley becomes obsessed with the French woman and heads into the jungle to find her, Jack, Sayid and Charlie have no choice but to follow. Meanwhile, Locke asks Claire to help build a mysterious item.

Guest starring: Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau, Lillian Hurst as Carmen Reyes, Jayne Taini as Martha Toomey, Ron Marasco as Ken Halperin, Ron Bottitta as Leonard Simms, Dann Seki as Dr. Curtis, Archie Ahuna as Tito Reyes, Derrick Bulatao as Diego Reyes, Achilles Gacis as Orderly, Brittany Perrineau as Mary Jo, Maya Pruett as Nurse, Joy Minaai as Reporter, and Michael Adamshick as Lottery Official.


Deux Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina
See main article: "Deus Ex Machina" (Transcript)

Episode number: 19

Original air date: March 30, 2005

Flashback: John Locke

Written by: Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse

Directed by: Robert Mandel

Plot: Locke begins to suffer physical difficulties as he and Boone try to find a way into the hatch; Jack is reluctant to offer assistance when Sawyer begins to experience excruciating headaches.

Guest starring: Kevin Tighe as Anthony Cooper, Swoosie Kurtz as Emily Locke, George O'Hanlon as Eddie, Lawrence Mandley as Frainey, Tyler Burns Laudowicz as Kid, and Julie Ow as Nurse.


Do No Harm

Do No Harm
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Episode number: 20

Original air date: April 6, 2005

Flashback: Jack Shephard

Written by: Janet Tamaro

Directed by: Stephen Williams

Plot: Claire goes into labor while a helpless Charlie goes into panic mode. Meanwhile Locke is missing, Jack tends to a wounded survivor and Sayid presents Shannon with a romantic surprise

Guest starring: John Terry as Dr. Christian Shephard, Julie Bowen as Sarah Shephard, Zack Ward as Marc Silverman, John Tilton as Tux Shop Owner, and Clarence Logan as Minister


Lost: The Journey

Lost: The Journey
See main article: Lost: The Journey (N/A)

Episode number: N/A

Original air date: April 27, 2005

Flashback: N/A

Written by: Clip Show

Directed by: Clip Show

Plot: Flashbacks of the core characters illustrating who they were and what they were doing before the crash, a look at the island itself, and a preview of the big season finale.

Guest starring: N/A


The Greater Good

The Greater Good
See main article: "The Greater Good" (Transcript)

Episode number: 21

Original air date: May 4, 2005

Flashback: Sayid Jarrah

Written by: Leonard Dick

Directed by: David Grossman

Plot: After burying one of their own, tempers flare as the castaways' suspicions of each other grow -- and an unlikely survivor vows revenge. Meanwhile, Claire and Charlie struggle to calm her newborn.

Guest starring: Donnie Keshawarz as Essam Tasir, Jenny Gago as Agent Alyssa Cole, Dariush Kashani as Haddad, David Patterson as Agent Robbie Hewitt, Warren Kundis as Imam, and Ali Shaheed Amini as Yusef.


Born to Run

Born to Run
See main article: "Born to Run" (Transcript)

Episode number: 22

Original air date: May 11, 2005

Flashback: Kate Austen

Written by: Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Directed by: Tucker Gates

Plot: Jack suspects foul play when Michael becomes violently ill while building the raft. Meanwhile a secret from Kate's past is revealed, the mysterious hatch is shown to a few of the survivors, and Walt gives Locke a warning.

Guest starring: Mackenzie Astin as Tom Brennan, Beth Broderick as Diane Janssen, Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Arzt, Anosh Yaqoob as Sanjay, Tamara Lynch as Nurse, Scott Rogers as Wheeler, Skye McCole Bartusiak as Young Kate, and Carter Jenkins as Young Tom.


Exodus, Part 1

Exodus, Part 1
See main article: "Exodus, Part 1" (Transcript)

Episode number: 23

Original air date: May 18, 2005

Flashback: Walt Lloyd, Jack Shephard, James "Sawyer" Ford, Kate Austen, Shannon Rutherford and Sun-Hwa Kwon

Written by: Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: The French woman -- Rousseau -- shocks the survivors by showing up with a dire warning about "the Others." Meanwhile, Michael and Jin ready the raft for sailing.

Guest starring: Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau, Fredric Lehne as Marshal Edward Mars, Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Arzt, Michelle Rodriguez as Ana Lucia Cortez, Robert Frederick as Jeff, Wendy Braun as Gina, Christian Bowman as Steve Jenkins, Chard Hayward as Aussie Official, Kevin E. West as Detective Calderwood, and Mark "Ruz" Rusden as Airport Cop.


Exodus, Part 2

Exodus, Part 2
See main article: "Exodus, Part 2" (Transcript)

Episode number: 24-25

Original air date: May 25, 2005.

Flashback: Jin-Soo Kwon, Charlie Pace, Michael Dawson, Hugo "Hurley" Reyes and John Locke

Written by: Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse

Directed by: Jack Bender

Plot: As the castaways brace themselves for an attack, Claire's baby is kidnapped, leading Charlie and Sayid on a dangerous chase into the jungle. While the threat of the Others bears down on the castaways, the raft crew continues their flight from the island - but when the hope of rescue appears on the horizon, they will soon learn that appearances can be deceiving. Charlie and Sayid stumble into a trap as they race to confront the kidnapper. Jack and Locke argue as they prepare to blow open the hatch. The raft crew is overjoyed to be dicrovered by a passing ship, but their elation is short-lived when they realise things are not what they appear. The hatch is opened, and what is inside it stuns the survivors.

Guest starring: Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau, Fredric Lehne as Marshal Edward Mars, Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Arzt, M.C. Gainey as Bearded Man, John Walcutt as Hawaiian Shirt, Robert Frederick as Jeff, Wendy Braun as Gina, Mark "Ruz" Rusden as Airport Cop, Suzanne Turner as Oceanic Ticket Agent, Mary Ann Teheny as Jenna, Michelle Arthur as Michelle, Jon Dixon as JD, Terasa Livingstone as Lily, Glenn Cannon as Old Scooter Man, and Mark "Kiwi" Kalaugher as Security Agent.


See also

  • Lost: The Complete First Season (DVD)
  • Portal:Transcripts

This article uses material from the "Season 1" article on the Lostpedia wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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