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How to watch Lost in release and chronological order

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Are you ready to board Oceanic Flight 815? The journey may be bumpy, but it will be one of the most unforgettable television experiences you’ve ever had.

Lost is more than a television drama, it’s an experience. The science-fiction series was developed by J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, and Jeffrey Lieber. The show follows a group of survivors who become stranded on an island after their flight crashes. However, this is not Gilligan’s Island. The survivors quickly learn that there is more to the island than meets the eye. Their new home has mysterious facilities, a deadly smoke monster, and a mysterious group of locals with a dark and deadly purpose. If you love mysteries and you love lore, then you’ll love Lost.

If you’ve ever wanted to get into Lost, but aren’t sure where to start, Popverse has you covered! This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the fan favorite series, what the ending means, and how to watch it in release and chronological order.

How to watch Lost in release order

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The good news is watching Lost in release order is fairly easy to do. There aren’t any spin-offs, movies, or sequels to follow. All you need to do is watch each season in order, the Lost: Missing Pieces web-series, and the epilogue short.

Like I said, fairly simple. The chronological order is a different story though….

How to watch Lost in chronological order

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The story of Lost isn’t always linear. The series relied heavily on flashbacks, which helped build the survivor’s backstories. Later seasons added flash-forwards and then time travel. And that’s not even getting into the flash-sideways.

Not to worry, this timeline will break it down, episode by episode. Just remember, some episodes take place in multiple eras.

This chronological list was put together using resources from Lostpedia and Lost - A Chronological Experience. Their assistance is greatly appreciated.

  • 1st Century: 6x15- Across the Sea (flashbacks)
  • 1867: 6x09- Ab Aeterno (flashbacks) and 5x16- The Incident, Part 1 (flashbacks)
  • 1954: 5x03- Jughead (flashbacks)
  • 1956: 4x11- Cabin Fever (flashbacks)
  • 1961: 4x11- Cabin Fever (flashbacks)
  • 1963: 3x20- The Man Behind the Curtain (flashbacks)
  • 1973: 3x20- The Man Behind the Curtain (flashbacks) and 4x11- Cabin Fever (flashbacks)
  • 1974: 5x08- LeFleur (flashbacks)
  • 1975:1x05- White Rabbit (flashbacks)
  • 1976: 1x16- Outlaws (flashbacks), 5x16- The Incident, Part 1 (flashbacks) and 5x10- He's Our You (flashbacks)
  • 1977: 5x08- LeFleur, 5x09- Namaste, 5x10- He's Our You, 5x11- Whatever Happened, Happened, 5x12- Dead is Dead, 5x13- Some Like it Hoth, 5x01- Because You Left, 5x14- The Variable, 5x15- Follow the Leader, 5x16- The Incident, Part 1, and 5x17- The Incident, Part 2 (40:30-42:26).
  • 1981: 5x17- The Incident, Part 2 (flashbacks)
  • 1982: 3x05- The Cost of Living (flashbacks) and 2x10- The 23rd Psalm (flashbacks)
  • 1985: 5x13- Some Like it Hoth (flashbacks) and 3x21- Greatest Hits (flashbacks)
  • 1986: 3x02- The Glass Ballerina (flashbacks)
  • 1987: 5x16- The Incident, Part 1 (flashbacks) and 3x10- Tricia Tanaka is Dead (flashbacks)
  • 1988: 5x14- The Variable (flashbacks), 5x04- The Little Prince (flashbacks), 5x05- This Place is Death (flashbacks), and 5x12- Dead is Dead (flashbacks)
  • 1991: 2x14- One of Them (flashbacks) and 1x19- Deus Ex Machina (flashbacks)
  • 1992: 2x03- Orientation (flashbacks) and 3x20- The Man Behind the Curtain (flashbacks)
  • 1993: 5x12- Dead is Dead (flashbacks)
  • 1994: 3x17- Catch-22 (flashbacks) and 1x14- Special (flashbacks)
  • 1995: 1x09- Solitary (flashbacks), 1x14- Special (flashbacks), and 2x17- Lockdown (flashback)
  • 1996: 3x03- Further Instructions (flashbacks), 5x14- The Variable (flashbacks), 1x14- Special (flashbacks), 3x21- Greatest Hits (flashbacks), 3x08- Flashes Before Your Eyes (flashbacks), 5x13- Some Like it Hoth (flashbacks), 2x02- Adrift (flashbacks), and 4x05- The Constant (flashbacks)
  • 1999: 2x23- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1 (flashbacks), 2x05- ...And Found (flashbacks), 3x11- Enter 77 (flashbacks), and 3x12- Par Avion (flashbacks)
  • 2000: 1x07- The Moth (flashbacks), 5x17- The Incident, Part 2 (flashbacks), 3x21- Greatest Hits (flashbacks), 1x06- House of the Rising Sun (flashbacks), 1x17- ...In Translation- (flashbacks), 3x13- The Man From Tallahassee (flashbacks), 5x16- The Incident, Part 2 (flashbacks), 5x16- The Incident, Part 1 (flashbacks), 1x17- ...In Translation (flashbacks), 4x11- Cabin Fever (flashbacks), 3x18- D.O.C. (flashbacks), and 4x07- Ji Yeon (flashbacks)
  • 2001: 2x23- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1 (flashbacks), 2x01- Man of Science (flashbacks), Man of Faith (flashbacks), 2x06- Abandoned (flashbacks), 2x06- Abandoned (flashbacks), 1x08- Confidence Man (flashbacks), 2x13- The Long Con (flashbacks), 2x12- Fire + Water (flashbacks), 2x09- What Kate Did (flashbacks), 3x15- Left Behind (flashbacks), 3x07- Not In Portland (flashbacks), 3x16- One of Us (flashbacks), 4x06- The Other Woman (flashbacks), 2x10- The 23rd Psalm (flashbacks), 3x05- The Cost of Living (flashbacks), and 5x01- Because You Left (flashbacks)
  • 2002: 4x06- The Other Woman (flashbacks), 1x15- Homecoming (flashbacks), 1x06- House of the Rising Sun (flashbacks), 1x22- Born to Run (flashbacks), 3x04- Every Man For Himself (flashbacks), 3x16- One of Us (flashbacks), 3x06- I Do (flashbacks), and 2x18- Dave (flashbacks)
  • 2003: 1x20- Do No Harm (flashbacks), 1x18- Numbers (flashbacks) , 2x04- Everybody Hates Hugo (flashbacks), 1x17- ...In Translation (flashbacks), 1x12- Whatever the Case May Be (flashbacks), 2x11- The Hunting Party (flashbacks), 2x24- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2 (flashbacks), and 3x01- A Tale of Two Cities (flashbacks)
  • Early 2004: 2x19- S.O.S. (flashbacks), 3x09- Stranger in a Strange Land (flashbacks), 2x24- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2 (flashbacks), 1x14- Special (flashbacks), 2x08- Collision (flashbacks), 2x20- Two For the Road (flashbacks), 1x10- Raised by Another (flashbacks), 3x14- Expose (flashbacks), 1x18- Numbers (flashbacks), 1x10- Raised by Another (flashbacks), and 3x12- Par Avion (35:48-38:57)
  • June 2004: 1x03- Tabula Rasa (flashbacks), 1x18- Numbers (flashbacks), and 2x19- S.O.S. (flashbacks)
  • July 2004: 2x16- The Whole Truth (flashbacks), and 1x11- All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues (flashbacks)
  • August 2004: 2x16- The Whole Truth (flashbacks) , 1x21- The Greater Good (flashbacks), and 3x02- The Glass Ballerina (flashbacks)
  • September 2004: 3x10- Tricia Tanaka is Dead (flashbacks), 1x21- The Greater Good (flashbacks), 1x04- Walkabout (flashbacks), 4x06- The Other Woman (flashbacks), 2x20- Two For the Road (flashbacks), 1x16- Outlaws (flashbacks), 1x05- White Rabbit (flashbacks), 1x18- Numbers (flashbacks), 2x19- S.O.S. (flashbacks), 1x14- Special (flashbacks), 2x21- ? (flashbacks), and 1x13- Hearts and Minds (flashbacks)
  • Three Days Until the Crash: 1x06- House of the Rising Sun (flashbacks), 1x13- Hearts and Minds (flashbacks), 2x21- ? (flashbacks), and 3x14- Expose (flashbacks)
  • Two Days Until the Crash: 1x14- Special (flashbacks), 1x17- ...In Translation (flashbacks), and 2x21- ? (flashbacks)
  • One Day Until the Crash: 1x03- Tabula Rasa (flashbacks), 1x10- Raised by Another (flashbacks), 3x16- One of Us (flashbacks), 1x13- Hearts and Minds (flashbacks), 1x21- The Greater Good (flashbacks), 1x05- White Rabbit (flashbacks), 1x07- The Moth (flashbacks),
  • The Day of the Crash/Day 1: 1x23- Exodus, Part 1, 1x24- Exodus, Part 2, 1x25- Exodus, 1x05- White Rabbit, 2x20- Two For the Road, 1x06- House of the Rising Sun, 2x21- ?, 2x19- S.O.S., 3x14- Expose, 2x24- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2, 3x01- A Tale of Two Cities, 2x24- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2, 1x01- Pilot, Part 1, 1x02- Pilot, Part 2, 3x01- A Tale of Two Cities, 4x06- The Other Woman, 3x16- One of Us, 2x07- The Other 48 Days, 1x04- Walkabout, and 3x21- Greatest Hits
  • Day 2: 2x07- The Other 48 Days, 1x01- Pilot, Part 1, 1x02- Pilot, Part 2, and 1x03- Tabula Rasa
  • Day 3: 2x07- The Other 48 Days and 1x03- Tabula Rasa
  • Day 4: 1x03- Tabula Rasa and 1x04- Walkabout
  • Day 5: 2x07- The Other 48 Days and 1x04- Walkabout
  • Day 6: 1x05- White Rabbit and 3x14- Expose
  • Day 7: 2x07- The Other 48 Days and 1x06- House of the Rising Sun
  • Day 8: 1x07- The Moth
  • Day 9: 1x08- Confidence Man
  • Day 10: 1x08- Confidence Man (34:37-end)
  • Day 12: 2x07- The Other 48 Days and 1x09- Solitary
  • Day 13: 1x09- Solitary
  • Day 15: 1x10- Raised by Another and 2x07- The Other 48 Days
  • Day 16: 1x10- Raised by Another, 1x11- All the Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues, and 2x15- Maternity Leave
  • Day 17: 2x07- The Other 48 Days
  • Day 18: 2x15- Maternity Leave
  • Day 19: 2x07- The Other 48 Days
  • Day 21: 1x12- Whatever the Case May Be
  • Day 22: 4x06- The Other Woman and 1x12- Whatever the Case May Be
  • Day 23: 2x07- The Other 48 Days
  • Day 24: 2x07- The Other 48 Day, 1x13- Hearts and Minds, and 3x14- Expose
  • Day 25: 2x15- Maternity Leave
  • Day 26: 2x07- The Other 48 Days and 1x14- Special
  • Day 27: 2x07- The Other 48 Days, 1x14- Special, 2x15- Maternity Leave, 1x14- Special, and 1x15- Homecoming
  • Day 28: 1x15- Homecoming
  • Day 29: 1x15- Homecoming and 1x16- Outlaws
  • Day 30: 1x16- Outlaws
  • Day 31: 1x16- Outlaws
  • Day 32: 1x17- ...In Translation
  • Day 33: 1x17- ...In Translation and 3x14- Expose
  • Day 34: 1x17- ...In Translation
  • Day 35: 1x18- Numbers
  • Day 36: 1x18- Numbers
  • Day 39: 1x19- Deus Ex Machina
  • Day 40: 1x19- Deus Ex Machina
  • Day 41: 1x19- Deus Ex Machina, 2x07- The Other 48 Days, 1x20- Do No Harm, and 2x24- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2
  • Day 42: 1x20- Do No Harm and 1x21- The Greater Good
  • Day 43: 1x22- Born to Run
  • Day 44: 1x23- Exodus, Part 1, 1x24- Exodus, Part 2, and 1x25- Exodus, Part 3
  • Day 45: 1x25- Exodus, Part 3, 2x01- Man of Science, Man of Faith, 2x02- Adrift, 2x03- Orientation, and 2x07- The Other 48 Days
  • Day 46: 2x04- Everybody Hates Hugo (00:50-06:02)
  • Day 47: 2x05- ...And Found and 2x06- Abandoned
  • Day 48: 2x06- Abandoned, 4x06- The Other Woman, 2x07- The Other 48 Days, and 2x08- Collision
  • Day 49: 2x09- What Kate Did and 3x14- Expose
  • Day 51: 2x10- The 23rd Psalm
  • Day 52: 2x22- Three Minutes and 2x11- The Hunting Party
  • Day 53: 2x11- The Hunting Party and 2x11- The Hunting Party
  • Day 54: 2x12- Fire + Water and 2x22- Three Minutes
  • Day 55: 2x12- Fire + Water
  • Day 56: 2x12- Fire + Water
  • Day 57: 2x13- The Long Con
  • Day 58: 2x14- One of Them
  • Day 59: 2x15- Maternity Leave
  • Day 60: 2x16- The Whole Truth
  • Day 61: 2x16- The Whole Truth and 2x17- Lockdown
  • Day 62: 2x18- Dave and 2x22- Three Minutes
  • Day 63: 2x19- S.O.S. and 2x20- Two for the Road
  • Day 64: 2x20- Two for the Road and 2x21- ?
  • Day 65: 2x21- ? , 2x22- Three Minutes, and 2x23- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1
  • Day 66: 2x23- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1
  • Day 67: 2x23- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1, 2x24- Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2, 3x08- Flashes Before Your Eyes
  • Day 68: 3x01- A Tale of Two Cities, 3x08- Flashes Before Your Eyes, 3x03- Further Instructions
  • Day 69: 3x02- The Glass Ballerina
  • Day 70: 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson and 3x04- Every Man For Himself
  • Day 71: 3x04- Every Man For Himself, 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson, and 3x05- The Cost of Living
  • Day 72: 3x05- The Cost of Living, 3x08- Expose, and 3x06- I Do
  • Day 73: 3x08- Flashes Before Your Eyes. 3x06- I Do, 3x07- Not in Portland, and 3x09- Stranger in a Strange Land
  • Day 74: 3x09- Stranger in a Strange Land, 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson, and 4x02- Confirmed Dead
  • Day 75: 4x02- Confirmed Dead and 5x14- The Variable
  • Day 76: 3x10- Tricia Tanaka is Dead, 5x13- Some Like it Hoth, 4x02- Confirmed Dead, and 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson
  • Day 77: 5x14- The Variable and 5x13- Some Like it Hoth
  • Day 78: 5x13- Some Like it Hoth, 4x02- Confirmed Dead, 3x11- Enter 77, and 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson
  • Day 80: 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson, 3x12- Par Avion, and 3x13- The Man From Tallahassee
  • Day 81: 3x13- The Man From Tallahassee, 3x19- The Brig, 3x15- Left Behind, 3x16- One of Us, 3x14- Expose 3x14, and 3x15- Left Behind
  • Day 82: 3x15- Left Behind and 3x16- One of Us
  • Day 83: 3x16- One of Us
  • Day 84: 3x16- One of Us and 3x17- Catch-22
  • Day 85: 3x17- Catch-22 and 3x18- D.O.C.
  • Day 86; 3x18- D.O.C. and 3x19- The Brig
  • Day 87: 3x19- The Brig
  • Day 88: 3x19- The Brig
  • Day 89: 3x19- The Brig and 3x20- The Man Behind the Curtain
  • Day 90: 3x20- The Man Behind the Curtain, 3x21- Greatest Hits, and 3x22- Through the Looking Glass, Part 1
  • Day 91: 3x22- Through the Looking Glass, Part 1, 3x23- Through the Looking Glass, Part 2, and 4x01- The Beginning of the End
  • Day 92: 4x01- The Beginning of the End, 4x02- Confirmed Dead, and 4x03- The Economist
  • Day 93: 4x04- Eggtown
  • Day 94: 4x04- Eggtown, 4x05- The Constant, and 4x06- The Other Woman
  • Day 95: 4x06- The Other Woman and 4x07- Ji Yeon
  • Day 96: 4x07- Ji Yeon and 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson
  • Day 97: 4x08- Meet Kevin Johnson and 4x09- The Shape of Things to Come
  • Day 98: 4x10- Something Nice Back Home and 4x11- Cabin Fever
  • Day 99: 4x10- Something Nice Back Home, 4x11- Cabin Fever, and 4x12- There's No Place Like Home, Part 1 (05:28-07:49)
  • Day 100: 4x12- There's No Place Like Home, Part 1, 4x13- There's No Place Like Home, Part 2, and 4x14- There's No Place Like Home, Part 3
  • Day 101: 4x14- There's No Place Like Home, Part 3
  • Day 103: 5x01- Because You Left and 5x04- The Little Prince
  • Day 104: 5x02- The Lie
  • Day 105: 5x02- The Lie, 5x03- Jughead, and 5x04- The Little Prince,
  • Day 106: 5x04- The Little Prince
  • Day 107: 5x04- The Little Prince and 5x05- This Place Is Death
  • Day 108: 5x05- This Place Is Death, 4x14- There's No Place Like Home, Part 3, 5x05- This Place Is Death, and 5x08- LeFleur
  • January 2005: 4x12- There's No Place Like Home, Part 1
  • February 2005: 5x11- Whatever Happened, Happened
  • May 2005: 4x12- There's No Place Like Home, Part 1
  • June 2005: 4x12- There's No Place Like Home, Part 1
  • July 2005: 4x12- There's No Place Like Home, Part 1 and 4x07- Ji Yeon
  • October 2005: 5x16- The Incident, Part 1 4x09- The Shape of Things to Come
  • November 2005: 5x03- Jughead
  • 2006: 4x01- The Beginning of the End and 4x03- The Economist
  • 2007: 4x04- Eggtown, 5x10- He Our You, 4x10- Something Nice Back Home, 5x16- The Incident, Part 1, 6x09- Ab Aeterno, 5x07- The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham, 5x01- Because You Left, and 5x03- Jughead
  • Twenty Days Until the End: 5x07- The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham
  • Nineteen Days Until the End: 5x10- He's Our You and 4x14- There's No Place LIke Home, Part 3
  • Eighteen Days Until the End: 3x22- Through the Looking Glass, Part 1, 5x01- Because You Left, and 4x13- There's No Place Like Home, Part 2, 4x14- There's No Place Like Home, Part 3, 3x22- Through the Looking Glass, Part 2, 5x01- Because You Left (05:17-08:17)
  • Seventeen Days Until the End: 5x01- Because You Left and 5x02- The Lie
  • Sixteen Days Until the End: 5x04- The Little Prince, 5x05- This Place Is Death, 5x11- Whatever Happened, Happened, and 5x06- 316
  • Fifteen Days Until the End: 5x10- He's Our You, 5x17- The Incident, Part 2, 5x11- Whatever Happened, Happened, and 5x06- 316
  • Fourteen Days Until the End: 5x12- Dead is Dead, 5x06- 316, 5x10- He's Our You, and 5x14-The Variable
  • Thirteen Days Until the End: 5x09- Namaste, 5x08- LeFleur, and 5x07- The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham
  • Twelve Days Until the End: 5x06- 316, 5x08- LeFleur, 5x07-The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham, and 5x09- Namaste
  • Eleven Days Until the End: 5x11- Whatever Happened, Happened, 5x12- Dead is Dead, and 5x10- He's Our You
  • Ten Days Until the End: 5x11- Whatever Happened, Happened, 5x12- Dead is Dead, 5x13- Some Like it Hoth, 5x15- Follow the Leader, and 5x01- Because You Left
  • Nine Days Until the End: 5x13- Some Like it Hoth, 5x14- The Variable, 5x12- Dead is Dead, 5x01- Because You Left, 5x15- Follow the Leader, 5x16- The Incident, Part 1, 5x17- The Incident, Part 2
  • Eight Days Until the End: 5x17- The Incident, Part 2, 6x01- LAX, Part 1, 6x02- LAX, Part 2, and 6x03- What Kate Does
  • Seven Days Until the End: 6x03- What Kate Does, 6x04- The Substitute, 6x05- Lighthouse, 6x06- Sundown, and 6x07- Dr. Linus
  • Six Days Until the End: 6x07- Dr. Linus, 6x08- Recon, 6x09- Ab Aeterno, and 6x10- The Package
  • Five Days Until the End: 6x09- Ab Aeterno, 6x10- The Package, and 6x11- Happily Ever After
  • Four Days Until the End: 6x12- Everybody Loves Hugo and 6x13- The Last Recruit
  • Three Days Until the End: 6x13- The Last Recruit and 6x14- The Candidate
  • Two Days Until the End: 6x14- The Candidate
  • One Day Until the End: 6x16- What They Died For
  • The End: 6x17- The End, Part 1 and 6x18- The End, Part 2
  • Sometime later: “The New Man in Charge”

Flash-sideways

I’m not going to mince words here. The flash-sideways don’t have a place chronologically because they exist outside of time and space. As we learn in the last episode, the flash-sideways scenes take place in a purgatory realm between life and death. Each of the survivors wind up there at the same time, regardless of when they died.

In other words, don’t try to put a calendar date on the flash-sideways scenes, unless you want a headache.

  • 6x01- LAX, Part 1 (flash-sideways)
  • 6x02- LAX, Part 2 (flash-sideways)
  • 6x11- Happily Ever After (flash-sideways)
  • 6x03- What Kate Does (flash-sideways)
  • 6x04- The Substitute (flash-sideways)
  • 6x06- Sundown (flash-sideways)
  • 6x08- Recon (flash-sideways)
  • 6x10- The Package (flash-sideways)
  • 6x05- Lighthouse (flash-sideways)
  • 6x07- Dr. Linus (flash-sideways)
  • 6x12- Everybody Loves Hugo (flash-sideways)
  • 6x13- The Last Recruit (flash-sideways)
  • 6x14- The Candidate (flash-sideways)
  • 6x16- What They Died For (flash-sideways)
  • 6x17- The End, Part 1 (flash-sideways)
  • 6x18- The End, Part 2 (flash-sideways)

Where else can I follow the Lost story?

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If you want to experience the full story of Lost, you have to go beyond the television series. In 2006 Hyperion Publishing released Bad Twin, a novel set in the Lost universe. The book is credited to Gary Troup, but in reality it was written by Laurence Shames. Troup is meant to be a character in the Lost universe, specifically the Oceanic passenger who got sucked into the turbine during the first episode. The writers and producers of Lost have mostly disavowed Bad Twin, so it shouldn’t be considered canon.

In 2008 Ubisoft released a video game titled Lost: Via Domus for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows. The game is set during the first 70 days on the island, however, the producers of Lost have stated that the game isn’t canon.

During the show’s run, the writers and producers set up an alternate reality game called The Lost Experience. This ARG expanded the Lost universe with in-character blog posts, fictitious company websites, and pieces of content. Fans were invited to search for clues and solve mysteries. According to the Lost producers, these elements were canon.

For a deeper breakdown on all the content in The Lost Experience, check out this handy guide on Lostpedia.

What’s the deal with the Lost ending? Is everyone dead?

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Be warned, this section contains spoilers for the final season of Lost.

While the first 5 seasons of Lost contained flashbacks and flash-forwards, season 6 contained various scenes in a mysterious alternate reality, which have been dubbed flash-sideways. These scenes depicted the survivors leading different lives.

In the final episode we learn that the flash-sideways were a state of purgatory between life and death. It was a waiting place for the survivors to find each other and move on together as a group.

The flash-sideways existed outside of normal time, so the characters were all there the same time regardless of when they did. For example, Boone died in season 1, and Jack died in season 6, but both characters wound up in the flash-sideways at the same time. For the characters who didn’t die onscreen during the series, we’re meant to assume that they died of old age and joined the other survivors in the flash-sideways.

The series ends with everyone (seriously, EVERYONE) meeting up together in a church, and moving on to the next phase of the afterlife.

Some people have misinterpreted the ending, believing it meant that everyone had been dead since the first episode. That’s not the case. The events on the island were real.

Where can I watch Lost?

Lost final season
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If you’re ready to binge Lost, then all you need is a Hulu subscription. The complete series is available to watch on the streaming service. Please note, Lost might wind up on a different service if new deals are made and streaming rights expire. For now, you can find the show on Hulu.

If you prefer owning your digital media, Lost is available to buy or rent from a variety of video-on-demand platforms, including Google Play Movies, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, and more.

Now you know everything you need to begin your Lost viewing journey! Remember, live together, or die alone.


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