The Beginning of the End is the first episode of season 4 of Lost. Hugo "Hurley" Reyes is featured in the episode's flashforwards.
ABC press release
Feeling that their rescue is close at hand, the survivors don't know whether to believe Charlie’s final message that the people claiming to liberate them are not who they seem to be.
Former spoilers and rumors
- DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Sawyer, Sayid, Jin, Desmond, Juliet, and Hurley were spotted filming a scene on the beach.
- Aint' It Cool News (Spoiler source), Carlton Cuse (Writer, producer): There are going to be both flashbacks and flashforwards in season 4.
- Kristin Dos Santos (E! Online columnist), DarkUFO (Spoiler source): The "Oceanic 6" are six survivers-Jack, Kate, Jin, Sun, Sayid, and Hurley-who get off the island and become famous in the outside world.
- TRUE, but Jin was not in the Oceanic 6 and Aaron was.
- DarkUFO (Spoiler source): The first scene is of Hurley in a car chase in the future.
- TV Guide (Spoiler source): Pictures show Sayid, Bernard, and Desmond standing, armed, in front of the plane cockpit.
- Various spoiler sources: The freighter member Miles, played by Ken Leung, first appears in this episode.
- FALSE, he appears in the next episode.
- Various spoiler sources: The tall and thin corporate recruiter Arthur Stevens will first appear in the premiere. He will be played by Lance Reddick.
- TRUE, but his name is Matthew Abaddon.
- Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): Hurley and Lance Reddick's character were seen filming at the Santa Rosa Mental Institute set.
- DarkUFO (Spoiler source): A car chase involving Sawyer was seen being filmed.
- TRUE, but the driver was Hurley.
- Various spoiler sources: A mathemetician and member of the freighter crew named Daniel Faraday will first appear in this episode. He will be played by Jeremy Davies.
- Damon Lindelof (Co-creator, writer): "Desmond will have to deal with the aftereffects and the guilt of it. He will question whether or not Charlie would have made this sacrifice had he not told him that it was what he was going to do. He will question the role he played in Charlie’s death."
- Kristin Dos Santos (E! Online correspondant): The format of the show is changing, big time.
- Michael Emerson (Ben): "Whoever is on the boat that they just called mean them no good."
- Various spoiler sources: Fisher Stevens will play Minkowski.
|Season 4 episodes covered by the Lost Spoilers Wiki|
|The Beginning of the End • Confirmed Dead • The Economist • Eggtown • The Constant • The Other Woman • Ji Yeon • Meet Kevin Johnson • The Shape of Things to Come • Something Nice Back Home • Cabin Fever • There's No Place Like Home, Part 1 • There's No Place Like Home, Part 2 (Finale)|
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