March 28, 2007
Nikki Fernandez
Alternate timeline
Written by
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz
Directed by
Stephen Williams
Guest starring
William Mapother as Ethan Rom
Ian Somerhalder as Boone Carlyle
Maggie Grace as Shannon Rutherford
Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Artz
Billy Dee Williams as Mr. LaShade
Jacob Witkin as Howard L. Zukerman

Exposé is the fourteenth episode of season 3 of Lost. Nikki Fernandez and Paulo are featured in the episode's flashbacks, which show island and off-island events.

ABC press release

Hurley begins to suspect that Sawyer may be involved in an island mystery surrounding two fellow survivors, and Sun learns the truth about her past kidnapping attempt by “The Others.”

Former spoilers and rumors

  • Kristin Veitch (E! Online correspondant): One of her favorite characters dies in this episode from something she has a phobia of. (Paulo is one of her favorite characters, and many people have phobia of spiders).
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Nikki and Paulo are bitten by spiders and pronounced clinically dead, then buried alive. This would seem to contradict the spoiler below.
    • TRUE
  • Various spoiler sources: Paulo will be shot in the head in this episode.
    • FALSE
  • Damon Lindelof (Co-creator, writer): This episode will answer a big mythological question.
    • TRUE
  • Damon Lindelof (Co-creator, writer): A gay character will appear in this episode.
    • FALSE
  • Various spoiler sources: Nikki was a stripper or TV actress before the crash.
    • TRUE, she was a stripper on a TV show.
  • Rodrigo Santoro (Paulo): Paulo won't be on the show by the end of the season.
    • TRUE
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