You Don’t Even Know What You’re Running From!

Orientation • season 2 • episode 3

Matthew – Orange County, California (USA) :

The beginning of season two is probably my most favorite time in Lost.  The twist in the Season Opener was a moment of confusion and wonder that was shared by both the characters and the audience.  And as this confusion became frustration, the audience found its voice in Jack in episode 3, “Orientation”.  As Jack pointed the loaded gun at Desmond we saw a man who was desperately trying to find a shred of reason in an otherwise chaotic series of events.  Yell, scream, threaten if you have to, just make it make sense!  We saw a remarkably relatable Jack in this episode, just a man yearning for answers and irate at their inability to surface.  Something the audience would get used to…