How to Discuss "Lost"

SPOILER ALERT ... SORT OF ...
IF YOU HAVENT WATCHED IN A WHILE, AND I GUESS RIGHT.

  

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Reader Comments (41)

Now that is away to end a show! why hasn't someone thought of that yet! A Ghost Orangutan! love it!

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRobert

The spoiler alert may be funnier than the strip. That's good, right?

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSoul of Wit

Ha! My fiancée is in this position -- she watched the first season, and likes to ask a few questions to try to catch up -- or will watch five minutes of a current episode to see if that does the trick. No dice.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTom

I've never seen Lost, but this was pretty freakig funny.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRine

Just in case anyone missed it, Joop is an actual semi-canonical character from Lost: http://lostpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Joop

The comic describes the original (not very serious) planned ending for the show.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNick Wedig

But what about the polar bears!?!?!

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKyle M

Damn you! Spoiler! Here I was all set to kick back deep into my favorite easy chair in front of the HD toob, beer and chips at the ready... but now... Crap! I need a drink!

BTW - do you have any idea what Lost is about? (I mean, other than dead people who sometimes die and sometimes don't but kill other people who sometimes don't die - or something like that... I think... Hell, I'm LOST!!)

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJoe

I only now started watching the first season of lost. They had no budget for the first season. Rent it on netflix and see the horror! Bad CG and green screen effects. There's a scene when they blow open " the hatch" where there's a tent in the background with lighting and some filming equipment inside the tent. I can only hope it gets better and more entertaining when it gets weird and confusing later on.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJason

Ok, you convinced me. I'll start watching Lost.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMateus

wow really funny bro

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter2fanonline

I thought it was pretty easy to sum up lost- it's been seven seasons and they're still on an island. There, done. :D

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterQueenofmuffins

I've never seen Lost. No, seriously, none of it. I suppose now I'll have to start renting the DVDs from Netflix just in case Scott has more Lost cartoons and I don't understand them.

Curse you Scott.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMP

"Confusingly."
"[I can be more specific] but it won't help."

I'd say this applies to just about every aspect of this damn show.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRock Ripsnort

Will or have they found Gilligan?

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHari

How many characters from Lost does it take to screw in a light bulb? One. But it takes 3 episodes to do it.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDave

Lost entertains me with the amount of plot in can shove in a single episode, and then do a complete filler season with nothing helpful whatsoever. I skipped the 3rd season entirely and read the lostpedia summary of the episodes, then continued on with season 4 as it aired. I didn't miss anything. It's brilliant.

May 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBurnHavoc

I haven't watched more than an episode or two of Lost, but the "almost everyone is dead now" comment didn't surprise me. Not from how everyone talks about the show.

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRadien

Scott, thanks for a good laugh!

The only ending to Lost that would make any sense if is Pam Ewing woke up and realized it was all a dream.

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChuck

Only if Pam Ewing woke up next to Bob Newhart, and their kid was on the floor with a snowglobe with a little island inside of it...

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterphaser

What is this "Lost" of which you speak?

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPat in colorado

I'd sooner watch "The Prisoner," even after Scott made that sound like impenetrable silliness.

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterClassic Steve

Goddamn you! I just lost the game!

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGuest

Y'know, this ending actually makes me feel less tense about what the real ending might be. Thanks!

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBonzoGal

the funniest part is that "ads by google" is cafepress Lost t-shirts

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered Commenternobody special

Is this strip sponsored by 'Lost"? There's a "Lost" add right there!

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJesper

I'm so proud you remember Joop!

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterB-don Jep-town

Jason, I'm very sorry, but as far as I can tell, the first season is the best. They started *really* jerking the audience around in the second season, and I stopped watching. I believe I got out while the getting was good.

So no, Scott, I have indeed not watched in quite some time.

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTina

@Chuck - see the "Lost Endings" short "Who Killed JL?"

http://www.atom.com/spotlights/lost/

I have never watched a single episode. I read a description online and it just seemed to be the poor man's Prisoner.

May 20, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterisiah

Nice podcast shoutout with joop!

May 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRich G

Thank you - I liked this post. Anyway the time will pass and we will see if you are right or not. Have a nice day and regards from New Zeland!
Chris
My site

May 21, 2010 | Unregistered CommentermityCatly

@Dave
"How many characters from Lost does it take to screw in a light bulb? One. But it takes 3 episodes to do it."

LMAO :D

May 21, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergringo

I think I'll be lost when Lost goes off the air...

May 22, 2010 | Unregistered Commentertommy

Thanks Nate! Hilarious, and creepy!

May 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChuck

Call me an old-fashioned curmugeon if you must, but this is precisely why I don't have a boob tube. If I wanted a story line like that I would either eat a bunch of hard to digest food right before bed, or start taking LSD.

May 23, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJiggly McSickfingers

after watching the finale, i now know that the big ending is that every person dies eventually. Not every character, just people in genral... are mortal... which means the island is... something.... confusing.

May 24, 2010 | Unregistered Commenter???

Thank you. I was feeling so "lost" and all alone because I stopped watching Lost . That was when they "jumped" the shark - a term we use in our family to say this show has gone off the rails and ain't ever coming back. (For tv trivia buffs -on Happy Day the Fonz jumps a shark tank on his bike and you know this show is done, over, you're out). But dude what about the polar bear? And Locke can't be dead, he will never be dead to me.

May 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterReally

I'm actually reading The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne right now and have been amazed at the similiarities with Lost. Mostly just the whole island in the middle of nowhere, castaways make a home while battling/working with mysterious forces of the island that seem to have a human conscience. Anyway, there is an orangutan named Joop in the book as well. I don't remember the one from Lost, but that is awesome if that was intentionally.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mysterious_Island

June 3, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterbecca

That's not right. Everyone knows all orangutans are named Clyde. That is nonnegotiable.

June 19, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterFrank

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