Stranger in a Strange Land

February 21, 2007
Jack Shephard
Alternate timeline
Written by
Elizabeth Sarnoff and Christina M. Kim
Directed by
Paris Barclay
Guest starring
M.C. Gainey as Tom Friendly
Tania Raymonde as Alexandra Rousseau
Blake Bashoff as Karl Martin
Kimberley Joseph as Cindy Chandler
Bai Ling as Achara
Diana Scarwid as Isabel
Shannon Chanhthanam as Thai boy
Siwathep Sunapo as Thai man
James Huang as Chet

Stranger in a Strange Land is the ninth episode of season 3 of Lost. Jack Shephard is featured in the episode's flashbacks.

ABC press release

A power play ensues between Jack and "The Others" as Juliet's future hangs in the balance. Meanwhile, Kate, Sawyer and Karl continue on their journey away from "Alcatraz".

Former spoilers and rumors

  • Various spoiler sources: This episode's flashbacks feature Jack's time in Thailand, briefly mentioned in "Lockdown."
    • TRUE
  • Bai Ling (Achara): Bai Ling's character Achara will appear in three episodes this season.
    • FALSE, she only appears in this one.
  • Carlton Cuse (Writer, producer): The kidnapped tail sections survivors, including the children and Cindy, will return in this episode, not episode 8 as originally planned.
    • TRUE
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