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Lost: The Shape of Things to Come

Locke's camp comes under attack, and Jack tries to discover the identity of a body that has washed ashore.

A Ben-centric episode.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x9
Production Number: 409
Airdate: Thursday April 24th, 2008

Alternate Airdates:

FI (MTV3) May 08, 2008
NL (Net 5) May 11, 2008

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (46 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Alan Dale
As Charles Widmore
Kevin Durand
As Keamy
Marc Vann
As Doctor
Sam Anderson
As Bernard
Tania Raymonde
As Alex
Faran Tahir
As Ishmael Bakir

Co-Guest Stars
Kaveh Kardan
As Merchant
Yetide Badaki
As Desk Clerk
Main Cast
Matthew Fox
As Dr. Jack Shephard
Terry O'Quinn
As John Locke
Josh Holloway
As James 'Sawyer' Ford
Evangeline Lilly
As Katherine 'Kate' Austen
Naveen Andrews
As Sayid Jarrah
Jorge Garcia
As Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes
Yunjin Kim
As Sun Hwa Kwon
Daniel Dae Kim
As Jin Soo Kwon
Emilie de Ravin
As Claire Littleton
Michael Emerson
As Ben Linus
Elizabeth Mitchell
As Juliet Burke
Jeremy Davies (1)
As Daniel Faraday
Rebecca Mader
As Charlotte Lewis
Ken Leung
As Miles Straume
Episode Notes
This episode marks the death of Alex Rousseau.

The code for the fence that Alex enters is 1623, which has both Dharma numbers 16 and 23 in it.

Cultural References
Ben: I'm actually a preferred guest. It should be under Dean Moriarty.

Dean Moriarty is one of the main characters from Jack Kerouac's classic book On The Road.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJ.J. Abrams  |  Damon Lindelof  |  Jeffrey Lieber
Executive ProducerJ.J. Abrams
Warning: Lost season 4 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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