Previously On LOST 17: Numbers

by Previously On Lost

4 8 15 16 23 42. Numbers can either help you win the lottery or leave a curse on your life. For Hurley, both seem true, but yet so different. Join Hurley on his adventure from care-free cut up to danger seeker this time. Join Mike, Kory and Steven as they take a look at Season 1, Episode 18 of LOST and hope their name is on the manifest! Don’t get LOST!

On the 17th episode, Mike, Kory and Steven take a peek into the realm of the mysterious numbers that seem to revolve around the life of Hurley. As Hurley seeks to find a battery and Rousseau, he will discover more about himself and his role on the island.  Mike, Kory and Steven also take a look at the pop culture references, give a glimpse into the next episode and take on the spoiler zone!

Show Notes

  • Introductions
  • Summary of “Numbers”
  • Interesting Episode Facts
  • Discussion of “Numbers”
    • 4 – 8 Key Episode Moments
    • 15-16 Second Overall Review of the Episode
    • 23 Rating System of the Episode
    • Ending Discussion
      • Sawyer’s Name Dictionary
      • Pop Culture References for “Numbers”
  • The Next Episode to be Discussed
    • Deus Ex Machina (Locke)
  • Closing remarks for “Numbers”
  • Closing Credits
    • Social Media


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LOST made a huge cultural impact in television back in 2004, defining and solidifying the golden age of television and elevating serial dramas to a status not seen in more than a century. For six years, LOST stretched the viewers’ imaginations, while also inspiring a generation of storytellers. Previously On Lost is a deep-dive rewatch podcast, analyzing and enjoying every episode of the series as well as ancillary material. Your hosts Mike Ellis ad Bill Drewnowski, two series experts who share a deep love for the Island, will take you on a journey filled with flashbacks, flashforwards, and even flash-sideways all designed to take you deeper into a story where anything is possible. Whether this is your first time watching the series or an old adventurer, we have to go back!

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