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Lost: Season 3 (2006-2007)




Critic Consensus: Lost asks its audience to suspend their disbelief in ways that can be extremely trying for the grounded sci-fi show, but its character-driven plot holds season three together.


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Season 3 chronicles 24 more days on the island (Nov. 28-Dec. 21, 2004) and focuses on the survivors' struggles with the Others and their leader Benjamin Linus (Michael Emerson). Ben, formerly known as captive Henry Gale, was freed by Michael last season, and then Michael delivered Jack (Matthew Fox), Kate (Evangeline Lilly) and Sawyer (Josh Holloway) to Ben in exchange for his son Walt and a get-off-the-island-free ticket. Ben locks Kate and Sawyer in outdoor cages, but that doesn't prevent them from locking lips and taking their relationship to a new level. Jack is imprisoned in the Hydra station, where Ben asks him to remove a tumor from his spine. Jack reluctantly removes the tumor, but uses the surgery to help free Kate and Sawyer. Facilitating their release are Ben's teen daughter Alex (Tania Raymonde) and duplicitous Other Juliet (Elizabeth Mitchell), a fertility doctor recruited by the group's seemingly ageless second-in-command Richard Alpert (Nestor Carbonell) because pregnant women on the island were dying. Back at the beach camp, Desmond (Henry Ian Cusick), who with Locke (Terry O'Quinn) survived the Hatch implosion in the Season 2 finale, has visions of the future, including some that concern and frighten Charlie (Dominic Monaghan); Claire (Emilie de Raven) contracts a mysterious illness; Mr. Eko (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje) runs afoul of the Smoke Monster; and Sawyer and Locke clear up their issues with Locke's father (Kevin Tighe). A woman named Naomi Dorrit (Marsha Thomason) parachutes onto the island and tells the survivors that she has come from an offshore freighter sent by British industrialist Charles Widmore (Alan Dale), the father of Desmond's long-lost love Penny (Sonya Walger). Also, Locke appears to forge an alliance with Ben and the Others and meets their supreme leader Jacob, and it becomes clear that Locke is, as Ben puts it, "in communion" with the island.


Michael Emerson
as Henry Gale
M.C. Gainey
as Mr. Friendly
Mira Furlan
as Danielle Rousseau
Andrew Divoff
as Mikhail Bakunin
John Terry
as Dr. Christian Shephard
Marsha Thomason
as Parachutist
Nestor Carbonell
as Richard Alpert
Sonya Walger
as Penny Widmore
Brian Goodman
as Ryan Pryce
Brett Cullen
as Goodwin
Sam Anderson
as Bernard
Byron Chung
as Mr. Paik
Kim Dickens
as Cassidy
Isabelle Cherwin
as Little Girl
Kevin Tighe
as Anthony Cooper
James Lesure
as Dr. Hamill
Nigel Gibbs
as Funeral Director
Loreni Delgado
as Pharmacist
Sonya Seng
as Receptionist
Stephen Bishop
as William Kincaid
Larry Clarke
as Customer
Sally Davis
as Teacher
Julie Ow
as Nurse
Ian Gomez
as Munson
Bill Duke
as Warden Harris
Tony Lee
as Jae Lee
Dorian Burns
as Prison Guard
Sophie Kim
as Young Sun
April Grace
as Ms. Klugh
Peter Ruocco
as Agent Freedman
Patrick J. Adams
as Peter Talbot
Mark Stitham
as Minister
Barbara Baehler
as Mrs. Talbot
François Chau
as Dr. Marvin Candle
Don Nahaku
as Det. Reeve
Alan Dale
as Charles Widmore
Andrew Connolly
as Brother Campbell
Andy Trask
as Older Monk
Marlene Forte
as Det. Mason
Fionnula Flanagan
as Mrs. Hawking
Eyad Elbitar
as Arabic Man
Julian Barnes
as Dr. Woodruff
Fredric Lane
as Marshal
Cleo King
as Government Worker
Maggie Grace
as Shannon
Katie Doyle
as Receptionist
Jeremy Colvin
as Deliveryman
John Shin
as Mr. Kwon
Rhett Biles
as Officer Barnes
Billy Dee Williams
as Mr. LaShade
Alexis Rhee
as Older Woman
Alicia Young
as Blind Woman
David Cordell
as Jimmy Lennon
John Medlen
as Man at Crash Site
Esmond Chung
as Paik's Associate
Shawn Lathrop
as Federal Agent
Tyrone Howard
as Airport Guard
Jon Gries
as Roger Linus
Lillian Hurst
as Carmen Reyes
Danan Pere
as ER Doctor
Jean Chung
as Paik's Secretary
Jacob Witkin
as Howard L. Zukerman
Cheech Marin
as David Reyes
Jeremy Shada
as Young Charlie
Bai Ling
as Achar
Caden Waidyatilleka
as Young Hurley
Zack Shada
as Young Liam
Suzanne Krull
as Lynn Karnoff
Sung Hi Lee
as Tricia Tanaka
Steve Labrash
as Morgue Employee
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Critic Reviews for Lost: Season 3

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (10)

Satisfying in a sentimental way, the eagerly anticipated finale was neither as challenging as the series at its best, nor as convoluted as the series at its most frustrating. And it left enough questions to keep the watercooler humming for weeks.

October 24, 2019 | Full Review…

No other show has the same power to put the viewer in such a profound, almost philosophical state of wondering.

May 15, 2014 | Full Review…

I say: Let's stay lost. The first few episodes of season 3 show no weakening of the show's brilliant capacity for springing surprises -- nutty, out-of-the-blue twists -- that feel weirdly probable.

October 24, 2019 | Full Review…

We've gotten almost nowhere. Old questions remain unanswered, and yet they just keep dumping more and more crap onto our plates.

May 29, 2018 | Full Review…

Everything culminates in what can be described as one of the best season finales in recent memory.

April 3, 2018 | Rating: 8.4/10 | Full Review…

What the producers of the show have done with the recent episodes... is bring Lost back to it's season one greatness.

April 3, 2018 | Full Review…

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