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Lost: The Substitute

The John Locke impostor takes Sawyer on a trek through the jungle towards answers, while in the alternate reality John Locke struggles with life on a wheelchair.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x4
Airdate: Tuesday February 16th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Feb 16, 2010 (Premiere!)
NL (Net 5) Feb 19, 2010
UK (sky 1) Feb 19, 2010
FI (MTV3) Mar 11, 2010

Guest Stars
Billy Ray GallionBilly Ray Gallion
As Randy
Katey SagalKatey Sagal
As Helen
Keegan BoosKeegan Boos
As Young Sawyer
Kenton DutyKenton Duty
As Teenage Boy
L. Scott CaldwellL. Scott Caldwell
As Rose
Mark PellegrinoMark Pellegrino
As Jacob
Suzanne KrullSuzanne Krull
As Lynn Karnoff
Eddie L. CavettEddie L. Cavett
As Courier
Joshua Smith (1)Joshua Smith (1)
As School kid
Main Cast
Terry OTerry O'Quinn
As John Locke
Josh HollowayJosh Holloway
As James 'Sawyer' Ford
Jorge GarciaJorge Garcia
As Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes
Yunjin KimYunjin Kim
As Sun Hwa Kwon
Michael EmersonMichael Emerson
As Ben Linus
Nestor CarbonellNestor Carbonell
As Richard Alpert
Jeff FaheyJeff Fahey
As Frank Lapidus
Zuleikha RobinsonZuleikha Robinson
As Ilana Verdansky
Episode Notes
At the end of the episode it is revealed that Jacob was looking for a replacement and his candidates were John Locke, Hugo Reyes, James Ford, Sayid Jarrah, Jack Shephard and either Jin or Sun Kwon. Jacob also assigned the mysterious numbers to these people: 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42, respectively.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Iggy PopSearch And Destroywhen Locke enters Sawyer's house

Episode References
Footage from "The Incident" of Jacob meeting several of the characters is shown.

Sawyer says that he is on the Island because his plane crashed, his raft blew up, and the helicopter he was on had one too many people on it. These are all events shown in"Pilot, Part 1" and "Exodus, Part 2" and "There's No Place Like Home, Part 2" and "There's No Place Like Home, Part 3".

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJ.J. Abrams  |  Damon Lindelof  |  Jeffrey Lieber
Executive ProducerJ.J. Abrams  |  Bryan Burk
ProducerRa'uf Glasgow
CastingApril Webster
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