Yet another reader submission on who is in the Casket. Keep the theories coming, and if its somewhat thought out makes possible sense, I’ll keep posting them for everyone to read.
“its James Latham (Sawyer) heres why…
Sawyer shows back up and has changed his name to James Latham. He tells Kate to stop looking for him and to pretend he is still on the island. Kate calls Jack and she is very upset about Sawyer and how he was acting. Jack tells her that he is in love with her and always has been. Kate says, “this was a mistake, I shouldn’t have called you, don’t try to contact me.”
So here’s where things get REALLY interesting. Obviously Latham (Sawyer) was SUPPOSED to be in the coffin, however it was another con, and had Jack opened the coffin he would not have recognized the man inside. Sawyer took the name Latham because; remember the episode “the Long Con” Sawyer fell in love with a woman he was conning (Cassidy), but was eventually forced to con her or else they would both be killed. Kate later met this woman, and they became friends. Well, because Latham dies “the long con” woman is going to get all her money back that she lost to Sawyer’s con.
Latham is the alias of the man who made Sawyer con Cassidy! Sawyer kills him and HE is in the coffin!”
According to the letters that we can read, some people seem to think that the name listed might be Jeremy Bentham. Jeremy Bentham is the name of a philosopher, similar to John Locke, Rousseau, Hume, Mikhail Bakunin, etc. Someone on the island could have the alias of Jeremy Bentham, or something similar…but I doubt it. I think that we have not met this person yet.
Furthermore, I also think that this person is “Jacob.”
Jeremy Bentham, while alive, was a member of the Jacobin Club. Bentham also proposed the idea for the Panopticon, a type of prison.
“The concept of the design is to allow an observer to observe (-opticon) all (pan-) prisoners without the prisoners being able to tell if they are being observed or not, thus conveying a “sentiment of an invisible omniscience.” In his own words, Bentham described the Panopticon as “a new mode of obtaining power of mind over mind, in a quantity hitherto without example.”
So our site has been down most of the day apparently it got so much traffic it crashed harder than oceanic flight 815…..*crickets*
But now that its back up here’s a few more noteworthy thoughts about the Lost Season 3 finale. I saw this earlier today and thought it was some pretty good thinking:
“I’m also thinking that the flash forwards may not belong to Jack. What if they’re visions of a possible future being show to John Locke….or maybe even to Ben, by the island/Jacob/Walt/black smoke/whatever form it wants to take today. That way as they’re watching Jack make that phone call, they’re also seeing what that action brings him in his future and adds to their motivation to stop him. Locke said “You’re not supposed to do this, Jack.” While that fits his character perfectly and he says that shit all the time, I think he had a little more reasoning behind it this time. Not to mention the fact that it’s very possible he sees himself in a casket in this visions, and would explain even better how Locke is seeing it since it would also be his future and he’s just seeing Jack react to it.”
One final note is that we noticed a hidden anagram (which means switch the letters around to get a new word for you less learned folks) in the name of the funeral home Jack visited. The name reads Hoffs / Drawlar. Switch the letters around and you get a nice little message of “Flash Forward”. This kind of ruins my idea that the show is actually taking place in the present and the island scenes were actually the flashbacks, but still interesting none the less.
Anyone else notice any other little easter eggs in this episode?
Heres a pretty good screenshot of the newspaper Jack was holding with the article about who died and was in the casket at the funeral home. The name looks something like J_____ _antham. I cant think of anyones name that starts with a J except Jack Juliet and Jacob, and I’m not sure what Juliete’s lastname is.
On another note, what if the ending wasnt a flash forward to the present, but the whole show is taking place in the present and the island scenes are FLASHBACKS?
Heres a link to an HD screenshot of the newspaper clipping...still cant really make anything new out.
Tonight was the season 3 finale. I’ve been watching your show now for about 2 years. Every Wednesday that a new episode is on, I sit with anticipation that maybe..just maybe…something will be answered. Season 2’s finale was very good. It answered questions, it presented new ones, and left us hanging wanting more.
Season 3 was quite different though. Instead of things being answered, absolutely nothing was answered, unless you count charlie being an idiot an answer. I mean seriously if he had time to run to the door, close it, and lock it, you would think that he could have taken 2 more steps out of the room and THEN shut the door behind him. I know it was his time to die but at least make it believable.
Lost producers, we want answers to the questions you have presented, what we did not want was to know that everyone gets off the island. There is nothing I hate more is knowing an ending before the actual ending. This is just going to frustrate the viewers more. We know they get off the island so now the final 3 seasons are going to be filled with nonsense leading up to what we already know will happen – them getting off the island.
What you should answer are things such as ohhhh i dont know what the hell is jacob, why is he invisible and why does he need Locke’s help?. Or hey..maybe we could revisit who those people were in the arctic station and what exactly were they doing – maybe you dont remember, after all that was A YEAR AGO? Oh yea, theres a monster floating around made of smoke that can turn into people from the losties past. Maybe a little insight on what thats all about would be a good topic to cover. Should I go on because theres plenty more like what is the deal with the 4 toed statue, wheres Michael and Walt, why does Locke want to stay on the island, how did Lockes dad get on the island, WHAT HAPPEN WHEN DESMOND TURNED THE KEY.
WHY WHAT HOW? ANSWER SOMETHING.
Lost Season 3 finale just ended and naturally there are more questions than answers but this is what I noticed.
Jack with a Beard is after they got back from the Island. What time period we do not know.
Whose Funeral was that where no one was attending? Ben?
Jack flies a lot so he can be in a plane crash again. Why does he want back on the island?
Newspaper with funeral ad. My guess is that its Ben’s funeral
Bernard is a little punkass
Eye patch man mentions that the girls should be on assignment in Canada, what was that about? Was it the people at the end of Season 2?
The Beach Boy Good Vibations sequence, if i heard her correctly was 545876554360611
Alex meets Reaseau! We all knew she was the mom.
Charlie is a moron, why didn’t he go outside the hatch and THAN close the door?
Where is Penelope?
Who is coming to save them?
Are they REALLY off the island?
Anyone have anymore questions or comments?
If you missed an episode or just want a refresh on all the events of Lost season 3, then dont bother watching the special with the producers. Just read this recap. Not only will you be caught up, you’ll also have a stomach ache from laughing so hard.
Evan pointed out in the last post that the we may not have recognized the two girls in the Looking Glass hatch pointing guns at Charlie, but we have seen them before. We believe the blonde to be Anne, Bens childhood friend on the island, and the other to be Cassidy, Sawyers ex girlfriend/con. Cassidy was also connected to Kate when she helped her find her mom and confront her.
Take a look at the screenshot below and you can see pretty clearly that it was indeed Cassidy.
Will she and Sawyer and/or Kate ever come face to face?
Here is a quick and rough translation of what was said between Ms. Klugh and Mikail during this past week’s episode “Enter 77”. The dialogue took place outside when Sayid had Ms. Klugh, and Mikhail had Locke in hostage.
Klugh: Mikhail. Mikhail! You know what to do.
Mikhail: We still have another way [out].
Klugh: We cannot risk. You know the conditions.
Mikhail: There is another way.
Klugh: They captured us. We will not give (or let, or betray) [unintelligible].
Klugh: You know what to do. It is an order.
Mikhail: We still have another way!
Klugh (in English): Just do it, Mikhail.
Mikhail: Forgive me. (shoots)
Nothing very ground breaking or surprising. It was pretty obvious that she wanted him to shoot her, but the real question is why. Ms. Klugh has been built up to be a pretty high ranking Other as she was in charge of Walt when he was captured, she was present during the capture of Jack, Sawyer, and Kate on the dock’s, and she was the one that told Hurley he was free to go back to rest of his people and tell them what happened. In this conversation in Russian (why does she know Russian, btw?) she tells Mikhail to shoot her and that it is “an order”.
So, the real questions are who is Ms. Klugh and what is her role in the Others. What is her relation to Mikhail and why did they already have a plan of what to do if one or the other of them was captured (she says “you know what to do, it is an order”), and why did she want him to shoot her when Sayid had her in custody?
Lost-Media has posted a few new images from the upcoming episode 8 of season 3 “Flashes Before Your Eyes”. This will be the Desmond centric episode and most of the images appear to be from his flashbacks. That old woman looks pretty mean if you ask me. From the pictures I’m thinking that she is working in a store where Desmond buys Penelope’s engagement ring, but thats just my guess. With this show you never know, she could end up being someone on the islands mother or some other random connection.
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