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The character Sun was created specifically for Yoon-jin Kim, after she auditioned for the role of Kate but the writers felt she was not right for the role.

In series 2, episode 2, at around the 35 minute mark when the camera goes underwater to show the shark swimming past, the shark has the Dharma logo on the back end of it.

Sawyer was not originally Southern - Damon Lindelof described the original character plan as a 'slick, city con man.' It was changed specifically for Josh Holloway.

Man of Science, Man of Faith - S2-E1

During the opening scene, when the camera cuts to the cabinet of drugs (shortly before the explosion heard in the distance), all the bottles of drugs have 'the numbers' on them - '4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42'. Maybe obvious to some but worth looking out for.

The End (1) - S6-E17

the Oceanic employee delivering Jack's father's body has a name visible on his navy blue overall - it is Bocklin - Arnold Bocklin is an artist famous for painting "Isle of the Dead" in 1880.

Terry O'Quinn is the only actor who didn't have to audition for the show, having previously worked with J.J. Abrams on "Alias."

Born to Run - S1-E22

When Kate runs out of the MRI room, if you look closely at the sign, instead of saying "Magnetic Resonance Imaging" as it should, it says "Magnetic Resonance ImagINing". A clue, perhaps? Too big to be an unnoticed mistake.

Evangeline Lilly almost wasn't cast as Kate. As a Canadian citizen, problems arose regarding her visa and Screen Actors' Guild paperwork. She managed to get everything in order the day before the pilot began shooting.

The Moth - S1-E7

In the midst of withdrawal, the third time Charlie asks Locke for his stash Locke finally hands it to Charlie, who stares at the bag of heroin. On the DVD commentary, Dom Monaghan remarks that while he holds the bag of heroin (really brown sugar, but hey) he's "doing a Gollum" - using Andy Serkis's portrayal of Gollum, and his desire for his "Precious" as the basis for Charlie's intense need for the drug.

I Do - S3-E6

In the first flashback of Kate, when she jumps into Kevin's arms, Evangeline Lilly was so enthusiastically into the scene that during one take, she accidentally knocked Nathan Fillion into the hallway wall behind him.

Pilot (1) - S1-E1

When the idea was to kill off Jack in the pilot, the writers discussed Michael Keaton for the role.

Pilot (1) - S1-E1

The production budget for the 2-hour pilot was $12 million, which is far greater than most TV shows. This led to Disney firing Lloyd Braun, the ABC Entertainment Chairman, for greenlighting the show, which has now become one of ABC's biggest hits in years.

White Rabbit - S1-E5

Charlie has the words "Living is easy with eyes closed" tattooed on his left shoulder. This is one of the lyrics from The Beatles' "Strawberry Fields Forever."

The Man Behind the Curtain - S3-E20

In the flashback sequences, Ben's mother is played by Michael Emerson's (who portrays Ben) wife Carrie.

Homecoming - S1-E15

When Charlie meets the wealthy lady in his flashback scenes, she mentions that her father is buying a paper company up in Slough, an obvious reference to the UK version of "The Office" which is about a paper company in Slough.

I Do - S3-E6

In the DVD audio commentary, Carlton Cuse mentions that guest star Nathan Fillion had starred on "Firefly", but refers to Joss Whedon as "Josh".

For those of you who own the Lost: Complete Collection box set and are wondering how to find the hidden disk, shining the black light on the island replica will give you a clue.

LA X (Part 1) - S6-E1

When we see the quick moving underwater scenes that show the island under water, there is a shark that swims from left to right on the screen and it has the Dharma logo on its right side, near the tail.

Across The Sea - S6-E15

This was the first episode in which none of the series regulars appear in original footage. Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly, and Terry O'Quinn appear in archive footage from season 1, and the rest of the episode features only the credited guest stars.

Exposé - S3-E14

The Medusa spider is not an actual spider species. It most likely got its name from the mythological creature 'Medusa' that instantly paralyzed people by looking at them and turning them into stone.

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[While fleeing from an angry swarm, Kate takes her shirt off as insects are trapped in it. Charlie later finds her and hands her the shirt she dropped with a questioning look.]
Kate: It was full of bees.
Charlie: [Looking at her chest.] I'd say more like C's.

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Mistakes

In numerous shots of individual characters, while on the island, the sweat stains on their clothing significantly and repeatedly change, or disappear and reappear between shots.

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