Follow the Leader

May 6, 2009
Alternate timeline
Written by
Paul Zbyszewski and Elizabeth Sarnoff
Directed by
Stephen Williams
Guest starring
Nestor Carbonell as Richard Alpert
Francois Chau as Pierre Chang
Doug Hutchison as Horace Goodspeed
Patrick Fischler as Phil
Eric Lange as Stuart Radzinsky
David S. Lee as middle-aged Charles Widmore
Alice Evans as middle-aged Eloise Hawking
Leslie Ishii as Lara Chang
Sebastian Siegel as Erik
Kevin Chapman as Mitch
Elisabeth Blake as Vanessa
William Makozak as Captain Bird
Victoria Goring as Jeanette Lewis
Maya Henssens as young Charlotte

Follow the Leader is the fifteenth episode of season 5 of Lost. There are no flashbacks in the episode.

Press release

Jack and Kate find themselves at odds over the direction to take to save their fellow island survivors, Locke further solidifies his stance as leader of "The Others," and Sawyer and Juliet come under scrutiny from the Dharma Initiative.

Former spoilers and rumors

  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Jack and Kate are captured by Widmore and beaten by the Others. Of Jack, Kate, Sawyer, and Juliet, three are given a "ticket" for the submarine and Sayid is responsible for one of those four not getting one. These three are likely to be Juliet, Sawyer and Kate as they are seen together in set photos. Ben and Sun go boar hunting with Locke. Locke's team goes to the Beechcraft with Richard. Locke makes a big speech to become leader of the Others.
    • TRUE
  • Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): A scene was filmed at a new Others camp on the beach where Locke brought a sacrificial boar to Richard. Ben, Sun, and Juliet were also present. Additionally, a young Kate appeared in a different scene.
    • TRUE, though the young Kate scene happens in the next episode.
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Mitch, a security guard, is being cast.
    • TRUE
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