The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham

February 25, 2009
John Locke
Alternate timeline
Written by
Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse
Directed by
Jack Bender
Guest starring
Malcolm David Kelley as Walt Lloyd
John Terry as Christian Shephard
Alan Dale as Charles Widmore
Lance Reddick as Matthew Abaddon
William Blanchett as Aaron Littleton
Said Taghmaoui as Caesar
Zuleikha Robinson as Ilana Verdansky
Ammar Daraiseh as Hajer
Grisel Toledo as Susie Lazenby
Stephen Scibetta as foreman
John Jamal Bradley as kid

The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham is the seventh episode of season 5 of Lost. John Locke is featured in the episode's continuous flashback, which shows events after Locke left the island.

ABC press release

Locke's fateful mission off the island as Jeremy Bentham is revealed.

Former spoilers and rumors

  • Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): Locke and Abaddon visited a gravesite and Abaddon was shot. Locke, Ben, Abaddon, and Walt were spotted at a school. Later, Locke was involved in a violent car crash.
    • TRUE
  • Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): A wheelchair-bound Locke visited Hurley at Santa Rosa. Hurley freaks out after seeing Matthew Abaddon.
    • TRUE
  • Michael Ausiello (Entertainment Weekly columnist): Matthew Abaddon is in this episode.
    • TRUE
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