The Man from Tallahassee

March 21, 2007
John Locke
Alternate timeline
Written by
Drew Goddard and Jeff Pinkner
Directed by
Jack Bender
Guest starring
M.C. Gainey as Tom Friendly
Tania Raymonde as Alexandra Rousseau
Nestor Carbonell as Richard Alpert
Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau
Kevin Tighe as Anthony Cooper
Patrick J. Adams as Peter Talbot
Barbara Baehler as Mrs. Talbot
Don Nahaku as Detective Reed
Marlene Forte as Detective Mason
Stephen Bishop as William Kincaid
Cleo King as government worker
Brian Goodman as Ryan Pryce

The Man from Tallahassee is the thirteenth episode of season 3 of Lost. John Locke is featured in the episode's flashbacks.

ABC press release

Ben tries to persuade a determined Locke to call off his destructive plan by offering him some of the secrets of the island, and Kate's reunion with Jack does not go off as planned when she discovers that he has made a deal with "The Others.”

Former spoilers and rumors

  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Locke was paralyzed because his father threw him out a window.
    • TRUE
  • Damon Lindelof (Co-creator, writer), Terry O'Quinn (Locke): Flashbacks will finally show how Locke got in the wheelchair.
    • TRUE
  • Various spoiler sources: Locke will destroy the Others' submarine.
    • TRUE
  • Michael Emerson (Ben): A power shift occurs in this episode, putting someone new in command.
    • TRUE, although only the beginnings of this shift were seen.
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