I cried the first time I watched this episode, and I cried again when I rewatched it this time. This episode is glorious and a half. It manages to mix intense and confusing sci-fi with a perfectly written love story. Wow, I can’t tell you how much I love this episode.
And not only that but it includes all of my favorite characters. Desmond was my first favorite character and his love story with Penny was my favorite storyline. Then Daniel came along and I questioned my complete loyalty to Desmond. Now that Desmond and Penny’s love story is mostly over Daniel is my favorite character but I still love them all.
I also love sci-fi themes and I love how these writers do it. They insist on making it logical, which is reassuring and entertaining at the same time. It’s all great fun.
I also found out a lot by rewatching this episode. Like Locke’s possible fate, and the importance of nosebleeds.
If I could give it more than 10 I would. 10.0/10.0