Awesome opening scene, less than awesome episode.
I feel exactly the same about this episode as I did about the season two premiere, it starts out great, but then drops off into slow and boring character development. The pace on this episode is glacial, it’s all just setup scenes with no real payoff.
The flashback in this episode was useless. It has no purpose and doesn’t solve any mysteries. I personally think that at some point in the future it will mean something but right now, it sucks.
And I have no proof of this, but I believe that this episode was originally meant to be a Juliet flashback. I’ll bet that would have been too confusing so they switched it to a Jack flashback. Again, I am assuming all of this, but that is how it seems to me.
I’d give this episode the 6.0/10.0