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Lost Season 1: Exodus
Starboard. As Jin was preparing to take off on the raft with Michael, Walt and Sawyer, Sun approached him one last time to say farewell. She brought with her a handmade book, which she explained had English words spelled out in Korean. Jin read the word "starboard", and Sun said she made it because she thought it would help him. Here, Jin finally broke down and apologized to Sun. He told her that he was on the island because he was being punished, and that he had to go because he was going to save her. He told her to stay with Jack, because he would keep her safe. Sun tearfully asked, "Who will keep you safe?" They embraced with renewed love before his departure.
Doing word search puzzles. The various flashbacks in this episode allowed for a glimpse into not one but many intersecting events in a single time period (just before getting on the plane).
Shannon's flashback was particularly enjoyable- yet ironically depressing- because Boone made a reappearance.
Shannon was in the airport lounge, entertaining herself with a word search book (on the cover could clearly be read "Super Word Search Puzzles") when Sayid asked her to watch his bags. Shannon was rude to both Sayid and Boone, who told her that one day she'd appreciate all he did for her. Shannon proved that she could do "whatever she wanted" by indirectly suggesting to an airport official that Sayid was a terrorist. This was a prime example of how everything had changed for Shannon (and Sayid) a mere month later.
Leslie . Locke, Kate, Hurley, Dr. Arzt, and Jack were following Danielle on a hike towards the "Black Rock" in hopes of finding explosives to blow open the hatch. At the end of the line on a narrow hillside Arzt and Hurley conversed about the pronunciation of Arzt's name, during which time Hurley suggested that he be called by his first name "Leslie". (Arzt strongly opposed this idea with a teacher-like reprimanding.) Meanwhile, his last name translates to "physician" in German. In the jungle, Arzt attempted to leave after hearing about Danielle's partner losing his arm. He was chased by the monster, which Danielle explained was a "security system" to protect the island. While on the hike, Locke noticed four sharp scratches on Danille's forearm and called her attention to them. She explained them away- too easily- as what Locke described as a "mean bush".
Finally the group came to the Black Rock, which turned out to be a wooden ship. (Very likely, the one on which Danielle's science team had come.)
|With a sudden change of decision before departing, Sawyer finally revealed to Jack his encounter with Jack's father. He did so indirectly, and as Jack began to realize the truth in the story he became overwhelmed with emotion. At what point in the story was Jack forced to turn away from Sawyer?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz -Part 1 of 3
When Sawyer said the man felt his son was a better doctor than he was. This was my absolute favorite "Lost" scene of any episode.
Jack gave Sawyer a gun "just in case" and wished him good luck. After slight hesitation, Sawyer called Jack back.
He told Jack that the week before they all had gotten on the plane, he got to talking with a guy in a bar in Sydney. According to Sawyer, the man was an American doctor and had a son who was also a doctor. (It was at this point that Jack's expression revealed that he had realized who the man was.) Sawyer went on about their big fight and explained the call the man- Christian- wished to make. He told Jack what Dr. Shepard had wanted to say, indirectly relaying the message that was never sent. When he came to the part about Jack's father saying that his son was a better doctor than he'd ever be, Jack was forced to turn away in order to conceal his tears. Sawyer ended the story by saying, "Something tells me he never got around to making that call. Small world, huh?"
He wished Jack good luck in return as Jack headed off on the hike to the Black Rock and Sawyer to the raft.
|In Sawyer's flashback, Sawyer is seen in the police station with an Australian official. This scene intersects with one from which previous "Lost" episode?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz -Part 1 of 3
"Hearts And Minds". In Boone's flashback in "Hearts And Minds", in which he speaks to an Australian officer about Shannon's incident, Sawyer was seen being led in handcuffs and yelling about no one wanting to hear his side of the story. (The officer with whom Boone was speaking even commented about, had Shannon's boyfriend been Sawyer, they could help him.) In this scene, the officer reveals Sawyer's full name as "James Ford", and lists his criminal record (which includes assault, bank fraud, identity theft, etc.). He tells Sawyer (his real name discovered to be James Ford) that it would not be worth the cost to incarcerate him and, pulling out an Oceanic ticket, says "You're being deported."
Hurley . Arzt approached Jack and sarcastically corrected his speech about reassuring the crowd. Arzt commented about the plan, and attempting to blow open the hatch with dynamite. He added that no one knew how long the explosives had been out there, and that "Madame Nutso" (a.k.a. Danielle) didn't seem concerned with how to handle it. Arzt told Jack that if he wanted to keep a secret, not to tell Hurley. He said that, unless they wanted to blow themselves up, he was going along.
|In Jack's flashback, Jack was seen talking with Ana Lucía (who turned out to be a fellow passenger on the doomed flight). What was Ana Lucía's seat number?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz -Part 1 of 3
42F . Jack and Ana Lucía planned to share drinks later on the plane.
Ana Lucía complained about being above the plane's wheels, and her seat placed her in the tail section of the plane. (The irony in the situation was when Ana Lucía jokingly asked if Jack wanted to trade tickets.)
Both seat numbers were references to the doomed numbers once again (42 and 23). Also, 42 is the Chinese number symbolizing death.
From this encounter it was learned that Jack was no longer married to Sarah, whom he had married in the episode "Do No Harm".
|When Jack questioned Rousseau a second time about "the others", she ignored him and said there was a bigger problem. According to her, what did the problem concern? ||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz -Part 1 of 3
The survivors themselves. Michael and Jack managed to organize the group and finish the raft in just enough time. With everyone's participation, the raft finally came together, the rudder was finished, and the rails were laid. As Michael ordered the raft to be lifted and pushed toward the water, a lever broke and Sawyer began arguing with Michael. The bickering halted, however, when Walt called his dad's attention to something in the sky- an ink-black cloud of smoke rising and curling above the jungle.
After witnessing the omen, Jack immediately questioned Rousseau, who announced a bigger problem as she loaded her rifle. Danielle could handle "them" in the jungle, but what to do with the forty other people?
|After giving a warning about impending danger, Danielle described to the curious group a "pillar of black smoke" which had appeared before the "others" came to take her child. How far away from her team's camp did she say the smoke had been?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz -Part 1 of 3
She did not say how far away the smoke was. After waking up beside Michael in "real" life, Walt wanders away and comes face to face with Danielle Rousseau, lurking in the jungle nearby. After coming upon the camp, a brief panic aroused before Sayid calmed everyone and confronted Danielle. He asked what she was doing there and Danielle replied, "The others are coming."
Danielle explained that her team of six had crashed ground sixteen years ago, when she was seven months pregnant. Her child, Alex (revealed to be a daughter), was taken from her by "the others" after only one week.
Danielle described a pillar of black smoke which was 5 kilometers in length which appeared the night before the others came. She did not say anything about how far away (in relation to her team or the Black Rock) the smoke had been, however.
Power Rangers S.P.D. Walt was watching "Power Rangers S.P.D", (the S.P.D stands for "Space Patrol Delta") which coincidentally had not yet been airing in Australia at the time this episode aired. This may suggest a difference in time, possibly even a future tense, or at least some type of clue about the time and date of the flight. Also, the time at which Michael awoke (5:23) was another reference to the "numbers" which seem to appear more frequently.
A can of soda. This is part of a Michael/Walt flashback, occurring very early in the morning at their hotel, the day before boarding the plane. Walt spreads the wide curtains to reveal a twinkling skyline of the city, and then proceeds to wake up and agitate Michael by turning up the television. Michael proceeded to chase Walt (and Vincent) through the hotel, and told him he had to go on the plane (though Walt very clearly had other wishes.) A clear time difference is defined here, which shows how time has changed for the castaways since before the flight. In this case, Walt had told Michael that he was not his father in the flashback. In real life, however, Walt ironically wakes Michael up a second time and this time calls him "Dad".
8. Hurley goes on and on about what he hopes to find in the hatch, mentioning that Twinkies can last for about 8,000 years. (This proves that the numbers- and possibly the bad luck- do indeed surround even his most random thoughts.
Hurley asks Locke what he believes is inside and Locke replies, "Hope. I think Hope's inside."
Despite the negativity surrounding the hatch- Boone's tragic death, Walt's warning to Locke, and the cursed numbers inscribed upon it- was it possible that Hope did remain inside?
The survivors were about to find out soon enough.
|As Hurley and Locke ponder the contents of the hatch on their hike through the jungle, which does Hurley mention third in his list?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
Cell phones. Obviously, being rescued is not first on Hurley's mind either. The first thing he mentions is TV dinners (possibly from the fifties) and TVs with cable. He then adds some cell phones, clean socks, soap... all of the hospitalities from home which are greatly missed. Even Locke had to laugh when Hurley mentioned Twinkies for dessert, saying that he liked Twinkies as well.
|Throughout this part of "Exodus", the theology of fate and destiny is presented to many of the survivors face-to-face. There are those who believe, and those who do not. Rose was the one survivor who always held faith, yet she did not appear with speaking lines in "Exodus". Did she appear at all throughout the episode?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
No. Sun tells Shannon that she believes fate is punishing them for what they had done and the lies that they told. A devastated Claire replies, "There is no such thing as fate."
Meanwhile, Locke tells Jack that everyone was brought to the island for a reason, and had mentioned about letting fate decide, while Jack said he did not believe in fate or destiny.
Michael went on about what was "supposed" to happen (and not "supposed" to). It seemed those who did not believe had been turned away by destiny, while those who did had only faith. One such example was Rose who, although did not appear at all (even as an extra) in "Exodus", still remains in my opinion to be a vital part of the survivor's fate.
|After the dynamite had been loaded into the packs and the group was ready to set off, Locke mentioned that there was approximately how many minutes until the sun would set?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
Ninety minutes. After an argument about who would carry the explosives, Locke elected to draw straws to see who would risk their life. He and Kate drew short sticks, much to Jack's resentment, though it was later revealed that Jack had carried the dynamite all along. Locke urged them to hustle and stay a safe distance from one another. If they were to see anything, such as Hurley's suggestion of a "security system that eats people", they were to drop their bags and run.
The encounter with the island monster seemed inevitable as the group headed towards the hatch, and the "Dark Territory".
North/Northeast. It is clear that the two are getting closer, though Walt continues asking questions that Michael finds difficulty in answering.
The directions Michael gives Walt are important to note. He tells Walt that they are heading North/Northeast (according to the compass). This will place the "others" as coming from the west, since they appear on the left side of the radar screen. The smoke signal discovered by Sayid and Charlie may have been on the west side of the island, then. This explains how there were no footprints, since the "others" came by sea, and when heading off the radar the "others" may have been headed back to the island.
Another important clue is that the raft hits the random log and loses the rudder just after Walt takes control. (And, coincidentally, Michael told Walt that the rudder was the most important part of the raft.) Was it an accident, or had Walt used his "powers" to intentionally attempt to stop the raft?
After Sawyer bravely rescued the rudder, Michael discovered the gun in his shirt and warned him to put it back on so he "wouldn't burn".
Yes. When Danielle arrived and demanded Sayid, she pleaded with Claire in desperation to hold the child. Claire was reluctant, and recognized the scratches she had made on Danielle's arm. She was too late.
When Charlie returned, he and Sayid found an injured Claire and an empty cradle. Charlie acted in anger and hit Sayid, who overpowered him and said there was plenty of blame to go around. The two took off into the jungle, towards the black smoke, and Sayid gave Charlie a gun from the Halliburton. He warned him not to make it personal. They were confronted by a handmade trap, which injured Charlie. Sayid told Charlie as he fixed the wound, "Don't apply reason to her actions. She is a mother who lost her child... just like Claire."
|On the raft, several hours after departure, Sawyer was entertaining himself by reading the messages in a bottle (much to Walt's chagrin). He mentioned to Walt the message of a woman who missed her husband and two kids. What was her name? ||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
Tracy. Sawyer told Walt, "I for one never knew how much Tracy missed her hubby and two kids back in Fresno." He added that she seemed to have taken on a particular liking to Scott, and Walt reminded Sawyer that it was Steve, and Scott was dead.
Ironically, Sawyer unknowingly read Hurley's message (which he had ordered Charlie not to look at), which revealed that "Hugo" had won $160 million dollars playing the lottery. (Another re-occurrence of the numbers.) Walt resented that Sawyer read the personal messages and learned that the only letter Sawyer ever wrote was to the man he still planned to kill.
|In Charlie's flashback, Charlie is searching a trashed hotel room for his bag of heroin before taking off on the flight. He pushes aside a girl in bed to continue searching, and a fight ensues over the drugs. What word is prominently visible on the girl's shirt?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
Poison. Charlie remembers his desperation to find his drugs before leaving for the flight, and his unusual circumstances with the girl in the hotel. (It was apparent that she did not care at all about Charlie or his band, and wanted only a fix of his drugs.)
So much had obviously changed for Charlie, as he now stood with Claire on the beach and presented his newly invented baby carrier for "Turnip Head". Claire was visibly stressed, saying that no one had taught her how to care for a baby and knowing that the "others" were coming for her child. Charlie vowed to protect her and the baby and she kissed him on the cheek to thank him.
Charlie still clenched his beloved heroin at the end of the flashback, and was unaware that soon he would be confronted by it once again.
Six. Locke told Jack that they needed two for sticks to take care of the hinge, three to "be safe". Jack sarcastically replied, "Be safe?" Everyone knew of the tremendous risk involved, especially after seeing what had happened to Arzt. Therefore, Locke suggested that they take six and split those, three and three, in case something should happen. Throughout the removal, there was a constant battle for leadership and authority between Jack and Locke, neither eager to take orders from the other. Tension was high and friction heated as the two strained to remove the bombs.
Meanwhile, Hurley admitted to Kate that he believed Arzt's accident was caused by his bad luck.
As they cautiously removed the sticks, Locke asked Jack if he had played "Operation" (the second game mentioned by Locke, following "Mousetrap"). Locke said he always was nailed by the funny bone. Jack asked Locke with a hint of accusation, "You like to play games, John?" Locke replied with a sinister eye, "Absolutely."
5. In the restroom, Jin was struggling to wash the stains from his clothing when a tourist in a bright shirt asked for paper towels. The man was understanding that Jin did not speak English, and then began speaking fluent Korean! Jin knew he was being followed, and the man threatened that he would lose Sun if he continued with his plan to run away to California. He told Jin that he would deliver that watch to Mr. Paik's friend, and reminded him, "You are not free. You never have been, and you never will be." The use of the mirror cleverly reflected Jin's terror. This was in stark contrast to Jin on the raft, lifting his head and staring all around at open freedom.
Back on beach, Sun looked down at her wedding ring and the new hope for love it held.
Meanwhile, Sayid helped Shannon move Boone's things with her to the caves although she still held a hostile attitude toward him.
|When Arzt saw Locke and Jack carrying the crate of explosives from the Black Rock, he began panicking and demanded that they lower it down gently and back away. He proceeded to tell them the tragic story of which inventor? ||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
Ascanio Sobrero. Arzt went into teacher-like mode again, and gave unwelcome and bossy authority to Jack and Kate. He gave a "lesson" about what happens to nitroglycerin in ninety degree heat (it "sweats") and how it is the most dangerous and unstable explosive known to man. His story was about Ascanio Sobrero, an Italian inventor who discovered nitroglycerin in 1846 and did indeed have an explosion which resulted in severe facial injury. (He deemed it thereafter as impossible to handle and far too dangerous to use.)
Alfred Nobel was a Swedish chemist who experimented with nitroglycerin and invented dynamite in 1866. Edward Teller helped invent nuclear dynamite, which led to the creation of the hydrogen bomb.
The lesson became real when there was an explosion, and there was the end of Arzt.
|At the beginning of the first part of the joined episode, the black smoke is still rising in the distance as survivors on the beach scramble to the caves. Meanwhile, the group of explorers is led by Rousseau to the Black Rock, which is discovered to be a wooden ship several miles inland on the island. Who discovers the crate of explosives inside the ship?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 2
Kate. When approaching the ship, Hurley voiced everyone's thoughts: "How exactly does something like that happen?"
Danielle replied, "Are you on the same island I am?"
Arzt suggested a tsunami had washed the ship inland. Either way, he refused to enter the "ghost ship" and instead remained outside with Hurley while Locke, Jack, and Kate went inside. There they were surrounded by the signs of imprisonment- chains, shackles, and ropes. Jack stepped the bones which belonged to a shackled skeleton, and Locke concluded that it must be a slave ship en route to a mining colony, departed from the eastern coast of Africa. (He mentioned Mozambique, which is a country in southeastern Africa. It is bordered by Tasmania, South Africa, and Swaziland, and in the 1800's slave trading to the Americas was the main type of commerce.)This places the Black Rock as arriving from the same relative location (continent) as the Nigerian plane, in which Boone had found a transmission. (However, Nigeria is on the western coast of Africa.) Far in the corner of the ship, Kate discovered the crate labeled "Explosives". She attempted to open it with a pickax, though Jack refused to allow it.
|In the very last scenes of "Exodus", many events occur and yet no words are spoken. A glimpse is taken back to the day on which the survivors boarded Oceanic Flight 815, unaware that their destiny was about to change (whether or not they believed in fate). Who was the first person seen entering the plane?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 3-Finale!
Claire. Back on the day they boarded Flight 815, 40 days ago, the group of survivors were merely strangers flying from Sydney to Los Angeles and blissfully unaware of the misfortune which lay ahead.
A very pregnant Claire first entered the plane, (wearing the necklace which symbolizes "love") on her way to give up her unborn child for adoption. She is helped by a stranger, Dr. Arzt, who puts her things in the compartment. Kate was led aboard in handcuffs on her way to prison, thinking in amazement at the events which had led her to that point. Sawyer followed, rejected from society and continuing his hunt for the man whom he was known as. The paralyzed Locke looked up from his seat at Jack, who stood above in his suit and was about to put his father to rest. (They made eye contact and exchanged cordial smiles.) Charlie was nearby, stuffing his guitar case into the crowded space and craving for his fix. (On the island, when Charlie returns Aaron to Claire, the statue of the Virgin Mary in which the heroin was concealed reaches out from his belongings. Did he take the temptation, or just the faith?) Sayid sat alone, feeling the accusing eyes of a fellow passenger who viewed him as a terrorist. He pulled out the photo of Nadia given to him by the CIA (not the one which she had signed), dreaming of meeting her at the end of the flight. Sun and Jin sat silently together (unable to be further apart) as Jin stared blankly at the watch which held him prisoner- there was no doubt where his future would lead. Michael fastened the seatbelt of a son he knew as well as a stranger, while Walt refused to look up at his father. Shannon fumbled nervously through her bags as Boone handed her the asthma inhaler, which she gratefully accepted. Finally Hurley arrived, sweaty and gasping for breath, grinning at having been so "lucky" to make this flight. As he walked by, Walt finally gave a genuine smile as Hurley gave him the thumbs up (they knew each other!) Hurley put on his music and pulled out "La Linterna Verde", the Spanish comic book featuring the polar bear and the island in a dome.
They came from all walks of life, speaking many languages and going many places. Yet together fourteen would find a different journey, in search of what was lost before boarding Oceanic.
To be continued... Stay tuned for season two, folks!
|Below the radar screen tracking incoming signals were two knobs, one located on either side. Beneath each knob were words defining their purpose. Which word did not appear?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 3-Finale!
Distance. The button on the left side of the transmitter said "range and marks" and the right side said "trace and adjust".
On the raft, Michael had warned Sawyer against using the transmitter because they were only 15 miles out (the numbers...). That's a long way to swim back from the raft wreckage, yet too close to be found by passing ships.
On land, Charlie and Sayid finally found the source of the black smoke- a signal fire on the shore, with no footprints surrounding it. (Therefore, it could not have been Danielle who had set her own fire. Instead, the "others" must have come from the sea, just like Ethan when he murdered Scott.) Charlie believed that Danielle started the fire and that there were no "others". The audience may be inclined to believe this, yet listen closely to her words: "I heard them whispering. They said they were coming for the child. The others said they were coming for the boy..." Though distraught and confused by her own actions, hoping to trade Aaron for Alex when the "others" arrived, Danielle was not crazy in that the "others" were coming for the boy. However, it was never Aaron whom they wanted...
Yes. Locke was seated in his wheelchair in the International Departure Lounge of Sydney Airport, waiting for the special chair for assisting the disabled onto the plane. Locke's spirit was obviously crushed (along with his hopes of accomplishing the Walkabout) as he sat silently, a very different person than the Locke on the island. (Then again, were there any survivors that had not changed?) When the flight attendants told Locke that the handicapped chair was missing, he opted to bear the humiliation of being carried onto the plane rather than wait until the next day. (Notice one of the flight attendants who assist Locke is Jenna, the same who would later help Hurley secure entrance to the plane.) Locke is one of the first aboard the near-empty plane, and is unable to retrieve a brochure from the ground when it is dropped.
Yet on the island, Locke was carrying a torch and leading the way to the hatch.
Although Gates 1 through 13 could be seen behind him, the passengers in the International Lounge were heading through Gate 23, which was directly ahead. (Obviously, the number was not a curse to Locke.)
|That evening on the raft, after arguing about very different parenting techniques, Michael believed he had discovered the reason why Sawyer wanted on the raft so badly. He said, "Since the day you told me you wanted on the raft, I couldn't figure it out. Why does a guy who only cares about himself want to risk his life to save everyone else? The way I see it there are only two choices. You're either a _______, or you want to die."||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 3-Finale!
hero. While the raft drifted quietly through the darkness, Sawyer turned on the transmitter in hopes of picking up a signal (despite Michael's reminders that the batteries may not sustain for the weeks they may be out there). Sawyer told Michael that one thing he liked about him was that he had the patience of a saint (another minor religious reference) for putting up with Walt's behavior. When Michael questioned about Sawyer's father and learned that he had shot himself, Michael believed that was the reason Sawyer wanted to die. Sawyer partially admitted this, saying that he was no hero. Suddenly there was a beep on the radar, with a target moving in from the west (the left side of the screen). Michael said quietly, "Something is out there," as a ripple rolled in the horizon ahead.
In the events which followed Sawyer (in addition to already saving the rudder), proved Michael wrong on his hero theory.
Red. Hurley ran through a blur of the numbers in the airport before borrowing the scooter and arriving at Gate 23 as it was being closed. (This was the same gate many other main 815 survivors were seen entering or nearby, including Shannon and Boone in a previous episode.) The number 23 also apparently meant something to Kate when Hurley said it aloud on the island- it was a reward of $23,000 for which she had been turned in to Australian police.
And once again the color red emerged, along with the evil numbers. A woman in red was walking behind Hurley as he raced through the terminal and there was a red flag on the old man's scooter.
Hurley made a religious reference as well when he stuffed the ticket into the machine and begged to the attendant, "Please, for the love of all that is good and holy in this world, let me on the plane!" The woman looked at his desperation and called over the walkie-talkie that they had one more passenger (she also mentioned that her name was Jenna). She told Hurley that, "This is your lucky day". This makes one consider the true "luck" of the numbers. That day, the numbers had seemingly prevented Hurley in every possible way from making it to the plane, which was doomed. Hurley had fought the numbers, and won, which landed him in a place which one might consider to harbor the worst luck possible. So were the numbers, in fact, not bad luck after all?
AUS. Most would bet the back read "815".
In the elevator there were eight people. To the far right (in back)was a man in a business suit; in front of him, a man in a cowboy hat; the woman with the "AUS" shirt was in the very front, looking very annoyed; there was another man and a young boy beside her. This was in the shot of the right half. In the left half were a bored-looking mother and another boy (standing beside a luggage cart) and Charlie in the very left corner! Yet another unexpected encounter which revealed that Hurley and Charlie (and possibly Walt and Michael?) stayed at the same hotel before boarding the plane.
As Hurley looked at the crowded elevator he raced for the exit and Charlie yelled after him, "Some of us have a bloody flight to make!"
|In Hurley's flashback, the dreaded numbers appeared all around him as he scrambled from the hotel in order to make the flight before departure. Which did not relate according to the "numbers"?||"Lost": An "Exodus" Quiz Pt. 3-Finale!
Number of minutes Hurley said (on the phone) until he needed his car ready. Hurley awoke in a sunlit hotel room the day of the flight and found a blank alarm clock- his electrical socket had burned up. In a panic, Hurley packed his bags as his yelled into the phone that tomorrow (today, with the time change) was his mother's birthday and that he needed his car in 20 minutes. (Also, his confirmed flight on the plane was 20G, although this wasn't one of the "numbers".) Obviously, exiting from hotel room 2342 predicted that his bad luck was just beginning. As his car broke down, all of the "numbers" were seen on the dashboard. (Originally his speed was 15 kph, which fell to 8 kph, which fell to 4 kph. His temperature was 23 degrees Celsius and his miles were 42 kilometers.) In the airport, Hurley offered to pay an old man with a scooter first $500, the $1600. (The man's hat read "Crazy Eights Casino" with dice around it.) And while riding the scooter to Gate 23, he passed a team of girls in team jerseys bearing each of the numbers in consecutive order.
Yes. Claire sat alone, exhausted and bewildered in the caves as she pondered what had happened to her infant son. Sun approached and offered Claire tea, which she at first refused but then later accepted. Sun told Claire that the name she had chosen, Aaron, was beautiful and she asked what it meant. Claire replied that she did not know the meaning, and Sun assured her that Charlie would bring the baby back.
According to most baby name guides, "Aaron" means things such as "shining light" (in the hatch?), "messenger" (for the "others"?), and even "high mountain" (there are plenty of those on the island).
In a biblical sense, which may be even more significant, Aaron was the brother of Moses who led the infamous "Exodus", which gave title to the episode.
In a scene depicting a conversation between Charlie and Claire as they watched Rousseau (which was deleted from the final "Exodus" episode due to time constrictions) Claire explained why she was superstitious about naming the baby. (Because she knew the "others" would return for him.)
Also notable is that Claire was the only of the main survivors who did not have a flashback of her own while she was in the airport before boarding the plane.