What Kate Does

February 9, 2010
Alternate timeline
Kate Austen
Written by
Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz
Directed by
Paul Edwards
Guest starring
William Mapother as Ethan Rom
Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Arzt
Hiroyuki Sanada as Dogen
John Hawkes as Lennon
Rob McElhenney as Aldo
Dayo Ade as Justin
Jenni Blong as Lindsey Baskum
Traci Lee Burgard as Officer Rasmussen
Yasmin Dar as OB nurse
Tania Kahale as admitting nurse
David H. Lawrence XVII as cab driver

What Kate Does is the third episode of season 6 of Lost. Kate Austen is the focus of the episode's alternate timeline.

ABC press release

Kate finds herself on the run, while Jack is tasked with something that could endanger a friend's life.

Former spoilers and rumors

  • Kristen Dos Santos (Entertainment Weekly correspondant): Rousseau and the sickness come back into play. Kate is destined to be part of Aaron's life even in the alternate timeline.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Sawyer has the engagement ring he was planning on giving Juliet. He throws it into the ocean.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Kate tries to comfort Sawyer, but he rejects her, supposedly ending the love triangle for good.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Ethan helps Claire give birth to Aaron.
    • TRUE, Ethan is present, but Claire chooses not to give birth.
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Claire was brought to the hospital to give birth. Kate and Sawyer allegedly filmed a scene on the island at the submarine dock.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Jin is attacked by the pirate-like Others, but is rescued by Claire, who has become "the new Rousseau" and is living in a shelter in the jungle. She has one of the Others captured and knows how to use a gun.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Filming involving a "Rousseau-like" Claire rescuing Jin from the "pirate-like" Others took place in the jungle.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): The 1977-style Barracks were being used.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): A large fight scene involving the 1977 characters and "pirate-like" Others was filmed.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): The submarine dock was rebuilt for use.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Melky, a dangerous guy who runs a chop shop, Jenny, a sweet woman who hears and has to deliver horrible news, and Russell, a gruff man who executes orders efficiently, are being cast.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): David H. Lawrence has been cast in a role.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Paul, a man who is overworked and in a situation that requires him to be calm but in which he ultimately panics, is being cast.
    • TRUE
  • Michael Ausiello (TV Guide columnist): "I'd bet my firstborn we'll see him [Aldo] again."
    • TRUE
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