The Lie

January 21, 2009
Hugo "Hurley" Reyes
Alternate timeline
Written by
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz
Directed by
Jack Bender
Guest starring
Michelle Rodriguez as Ana-Lucia Cortez
L. Scott Caldwell as Rose Nadler
Sam Anderson as Bernard Nadler
Sonya Walger as Penelope Widmore
Jeff Fahey as Frank Lapidus
Lillian Hurst as Carmen Reyes
Cheech Marin as David Reyes
William Blanchett as Aaron Littleton
Sean Whalen as Neil "Frogurt"
Tom Connolly as Jones
Mary Mara as Jill
Dana Sorman as Darlene
James Jeremiah as police officer
Stephanie Conching as nurse
Matthew Allan as Cunningham
Todd Bryant as Mattingly

The Lie is the second episode of season 5 of Lost. Hugo "Hurley" Reyes is featured in the episode's one flashback.

ABC press release

Hurley and Sayid are on the run from the cops after stumbling into trouble at the safehouse; the island survivors come under attack by unknown forces; and an old friend offers some shocking advice to Kate in order to ensure that "the lie" remain a secret.

Former spoilers and rumors

  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): A loyal, athletic man named Cunningham will have a role in this episode and the next one.
    • TRUE
  • Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): An apartment building was used for a night scene after Sayid breaks Hurley out of Santa Rosa.
    • TRUE
  • Cheech Marin (David Reyes): He is flying to Hawaii to film scenes for an episode.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): A clerk named Darlene and a butcher named Jill are being cast.
    • TRUE
  • Kristin Dos Santos (E! Online columnist): There is an off-island DHARMA station.
    • TRUE
  • Michael Ausiello (Entertainment Weekly columnist): Ana-Lucia is returning for a guest role in this episode.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Desmond and Penny have a child and are on the move constantly, being hunted by Ben. There are DHARMA stations all over the world, not just on the island.
    • TRUE, though only one off-Island DHARMA station has been seen.
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): A new restaurant called Simon's Butcher Shop was being used. Charlie's father Simon was a butcher.
    • TRUE, though it has nothing to do with Charlie's father and was just an easter egg.
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