This Place is Death

February 11, 2009
Alternate timeline
Written by
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz
Directed by
Paul Edwards
Guest starring
John Terry as Christian Shephard
Fionnula Flanagan as Eloise Hawking
William Blanchett as Aaron Littleton
June Kyoko Lu as Mrs. Paik
Melissa Farman as young Danielle Rousseau
Guillaume Dabinpons as Robert
Marc Menard as Montand
Bruno Bruni as Brennan
Jaymie Kim as Ji Yeon Kwon

This Place is Death is the fifth episode of season 5 of Lost. There are no flashbacks in the episode.

ABC press release

Locke takes on the burden to stop the island's increasingly violent shifts through time. Meanwhile, Ben hits a roadblock in his attempt to reunite the Oceanic 6 and bring them back to the island.

Former spoilers and rumors

  • Various spoiler souces: Someone dies in this episode.
    • TRUE, Charlotte (as well as Rousseau's team members) dies in this episode.
  • Damon Lindelof (Co-creator, writer), Carlton Cuse (Writer, producer): We will find out how Montand lost his arm. We will see the frozen donkey wheel again.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Ben gives something to Sun at a church. Desmond and Jack were also in the scene.
    • TRUE, it is Jin's wedding ring.
  • Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): Jack, Sayid, and Ben had an intense conversation before speeding off in a carpet cleaning van. Later, the Oceanic Six (minus Hurley) and Ben met together. In another scene, Desmond confronted Ben.
    • TRUE
  • Michael Ausiello (Entertainment Weekly columnist): "A female cast-member isn't long for this world."
    • TRUE, it is Charlotte.
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): One of the following will die in the first five episodes: Charlotte, Juliet, Miles, Penny, Richard, Rose, or Sawyer.
    • TRUE, Charlotte dies.

Season 5 episodes covered by the Lost Spoilers Wiki
Because You LeftThe LieJugheadThe Little PrinceThis Place is Death316The Life and Death of Jeremy BenthamLaFleurNamasteHe's Our YouWhatever Happened, HappenedDead is DeadSome Like it HothThe VariableFollow the LeaderThe Incident (Finale)
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