Well yet another excellent episode though somehow, it didn’t quite have the Holy Monkey factor of last week’s episode, but nonetheless, I feel we’re getting ever nearer to the truth now.
The time zipping about is just a tad too convenient though; whenever there’s a shoot out or similar peril, bang, off they go to another time. That aside, I have no other criticisms of this episode!
We learned that the shifty lawyer does a hell of a trade from the Oceanic 815 survivors and their families. Ben employs him – to get Aaron from Kate – as well as Claire’s mother and I’ve a feeling we’ve not seen the last of Dan Norton’s client list yet…
As to clues and/or Easter eggs and/or red herrings last night, the name on the side of the van Ben was driving was, “Canton Rainier” which is an anagram of “reincarnation.”
For the first time we got a mention of Ajira Airways too when we saw Sawyer find a bottle of water from the airline. Speaking of Ajira, here’s a video that’s sort of appeared out of nowhere about Ajira…
I wonder how it’s going to tie in because it clearly is. There are rumours that it’s owned by Sun but I’m sure we’ll find out in time!
We also had more Back To The Future-esque moments when Sawyer saw Kate and Claire in the jungle, Locke saw the bright light that we also saw on the night Boone died on the island and of course, Jin encountered the pregnant Danielle Rousseau from the past.
That poor guy’s head must be spinning! Not only has he been in explosions twice, he’s ended up being washed up on the island twice, and now, he has to figure out the whole time travel thing!
Apropos of Rousseau, Locke kicked over a can that was evidently from her shipwreck which read BESIXDOUZE. BE-SIX-DOUZE, or B612 is of course French and is the name of an asteroid. According to Wikipedia, the asteroid is named as a reference to… wait for it… “The Little Prince” who lived on an asteroid named B612. Clue or red herring?
So, what’s in store next week? Here’s a promo from abc…
The blurb says: “This Place is Death” – Locke takes on the burden to stop the island’s increasingly violent shifts through time. Meanwhile, Ben hits a roadblock in his attempt to reunite the Oceanic 6 and bring them back to the island.