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Was the Oceanic flight 815 pilot the only one attacked by the monster?

No, there are several other attacks. Here's some of the more memorable ones: Locke is nearly dragged underground - or into a lethal fall into a hole, hard to tell - by the creature before Jack sends ...
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What was the exact reason behind Ben killing this character?

TL;DR: In the final episode, Ben explains that he killed Locke because Locke was special, and Ben wasn't. That really doesn't explain it well, but there are a few other major factors here that need ...
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Everytime you see a dead/impossible person in Lost, is it the Smoke Monster?

No. (Spoilers) [For simplicity's sake, I'll be referring to The Smoke Monster/The Man in Black as "Johnny" throughout this answer.] While many of the dead people are secretly Johnny, there are ...
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Which characters does this LOST promo refer to?

This first paragraph was intended to be a comment but is way too long: First of all, it is a promo video for a show so its content should be taken with a grain of salt. Most of the time, it is made by ...
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What was the point of the hatch?

According to this floor plan:                                         Source It’s an emergency exit — item #22, vertical escape shaft.
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Did the Man In Black have a name?

He was never given in a name in the show. However, according to a 2010 interview he was referred to as "Samuel" internally. Unfortunately I've been unable to find the interview itself1, but ...
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Are there any successors of Lost?

There were a handful of Alternate Reality Games. The Lost Experience Find 815 Dharma Initiative Recruiting Project Lost University Damon, Carlton, and a Polar Bear The following were tie-in books. ...
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Why did the flight need to be recreated?

This is what Eloise had to say in 316 (Season 5, Episode 6): ELOISE: Jack... the binder in your hands shows all the air routes that fly over the coordinates where I believe the Island will be in ...
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Why did this character die?

By this point, Charlie was fated to die. Throughout Season 3, Desmond had seen that Charlie was going to die and prevented a number of these deaths, including: From lightning in Every Man for Himself ...
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How come Locke's facial scar never fully healed?

SPOILERS ALL It likely signifies his ability to see things differently from the moment he lands on the island - you can tell that from the outset he sees the island more as an opportunity and ...
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Why was Locke led to the Pearl Station?

I don't think the discovery of the plane was for Locke's benefit so much as it was to sow the seeds of conflict between him and the other survivors: (SO MANY SPOILERS AHEAD) The drugs inside the ...
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Did Captain America: Civil War intentionally reference LOST?

No, it was possibly a reference to the D23 (Disney) fan club. The container name was Deck 23 But as you can see from the image D was highlighted to make it D23.The LOST room number reference seems ...
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What did John Locke give to the island in Lost?

Spoilers for seasons 1-5 below! It's less that Locke traded something for the use of his legs, and more that the Island/Jacob made an investment. Locke was healed immediately after the plane crash, ...
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Are there any easter eggs in the Once Upon a Time TV show from the Lost TV show?

From the Once Upon a Time wiki: Season One "Pilot" Emma Swan is named, in part, after the Lost island's Swan Station. Her name is also derived from the story of "The Ugly Duckling". Henry gets off ...
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Which two Others did Ana Lucia kill?

She kills an unnamed Other that attacks the camp during the episode "The Other 48 Days". From Ana Lucia's Wikipedia page (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ana_Lucia_Cortez):
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Was Desmond special before he activated the fail-safe?

I don't think there is any evidence that he was special before the fail-safe. Remember that he gained his ability to see the future immediately after activating it, and also happened to be the only ...
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Where do the Dharma stations get power?

According to Sayid, The Swan was powered by a geothermal generator in one of the season 2 episodes. As far as the rest of the island goes, there's speculation that The Tempest provided power via ...
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How was Sun able to buy a controlling interest in Paik Industries?

I thought the same thing as this and my theory is.... No way would she get enough compensation alone to buy enough. Maybe, she is part of a consortium (not seen on screen) who purchased enough of ...
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Why doesn't Desmond remember Daniel?

Actually if you listen closely, he does recognize Faraday, albeit vaguely. While they are speaking, Desmond asks 'Do I know you?'. Here is the scene:
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What was the image Dr. Juliet Burke carved in a tree in season three?

The image you're referring to is generally called (by fans of the show) the "Tree Mark". You can read some additional info about it on the Lostpedia here. Given that the show has repeatedly ...
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Where did Locke learn his hunting and tracking skills?

In addition to the things you mentioned, the episode Walkabout implies that Locke performed extensive research on wilderness survival prior to his trip to Australia. (Emphasis mine) RANDY: So, you ...
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Who did Ethan kill?

Scott Jackson, one of the very minor, forgettable characters: From http://lostpedia.wikia.com/wiki/Scott_Jackson: On day 28 Scott's corpse was found on the beach, with several broken bones, ...
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Watching order for Lost, incorporating mini-episodes

The best way to view the media is probably in release order. This should minimize spoilers, and any spoilers you do get will at least be the ones the writers intended. Lost: Season 1 Lost: Season ...
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Why did this character die?

He was protecting Desmond. Admittedly, the timing does seem to grant them some wiggle room. The station is large enough (at least on TV, I haven't seen many live undersea rigs but I would imagine ...
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Did Desmond intentionally lie to Charlie?

We know that, when Desmond skips around in time and space, he can experience things differently from the way they "really" happened. This is observed multiple times, although it is not entirely clear ...
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How could a beechcraft fly such a long distance in LOST?

Short Answer: It couldn’t, not without refueling or some supernatural agency at work. The max range of the Beech 18 is 1650 nm. (Use Beechcraft 350 for reference --1525 nm range)., meaning if it took ...
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Was Soos inspired by Hurley?

It's unlikely. Alex Hirsch, creator of Gravity Falls, has stated that his inspiration for Soos was a friend of his from college, Jesus Chambrot (pronounced Hey-Zeus, and, went by "Soos" for short). ...
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Who or what was David Shephard?

David was not present in real timeline and only existed in flash-sideways universe, so we can't find his real world counterpart. There are various theories about his role/destiny. But to me he is ...
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What was the deal with Charles Widmore?

Charles Widmore was originally one of The Others. When Ben was a kid back in the 1970s, he and Richard fell into odds about saving Ben's life when he was mortally wounded and The Others found him ...
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What happened to French crew?

It's later revealed that the Smoke Monster was responsible for causing the disease that caused everyone to turn on each other, and forcing Danielle's hand. The sickness is the disease that even the ...

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