Flashback: Charlie reflects on his favorite memories: the first time he heard Driveshaft’s song on the radio; his father teaching him to swim; his brother giving him a family heirloom ring; saving a woman from a mugger; and meeting Claire.
The Island: Jack reveals his plan to the rest of the castaways – with Rousseau’s help, he has been gathering dynamite from the Black Rock. When the Others come to take the pregnant women, Jack intends to blow them up. Juliet tells Sayid that another Dharma station, the Looking Glass, is blocking the signal of Naomi’s satellite phone – but the station is supposedly flooded. Sayid figures that the Looking Glass is connected to the island via the cable on the beach and wants to swim down to shut off the signal, but Jack overrules him in order to focus on the dynamite plan. But when Karl arrives on the beach and tells them that an agitated Ben has moved up the timetable, plans change. Sayid and Bernard will stay behind and shoot at the dynamite to detonate it when the time comes, while Jack leads everyone else to the radio tower. Charlie volunteers to go swim to the Looking Glass, because Desmond has had a flash that Claire and Aaron get rescued after he does so – and after Charlie drowns.
written by Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz
directed by Stephen Williams
music by Michael Giacchino
Guest Cast: Tania Raymonde (Alex), Blake Bashoff (Karl), Nestor Carbonell (Richard Alpert), Mira Furlan (Rousseau), Brian Goodman (Pryce), Marsha Thomason (Naomi), Neil Hopkins (Liam), Joshua Hancock (Roderick), John Henry Canavan (Simon Pace), Jeremy Shada (Young Charlie), Zack Shada (Young Liam), L. Scott Caldwell (Rose), Sam Anderson (Bernard), Andrea Gabriel (Nadia), Lana Parrilla (Greta), Tracy Middendorf (Bonnie)
LogBook entry by Dave Thomer