What They Died For

May 18, 2010
Alternate timeline
Written by
Elizabeth Sarnoff, Edward Kitsis, and Adam Horowitz
Directed by
Paul Edwards
Guest starring
Michelle Rodriguez as Ana-Lucia Cortez
Mira Furlan as Danielle Rousseau
Alan Dale as Charles Widmore
Tania Raymonde as Alexandra Rousseau
Mark Pellegrino as Jacob
Dylan Minnette as David Shephard
Sheila Kelley as Zoe
Kenton Duty as young Jacob
Wendy Pearson as Kim Kondracki
Ashlee Kyker as student
Ernesto Lopez as LAPD cop

What They Died For is the sixteenth episode of season 6 of Lost. No specific character is the focus of the episode's alternate timeline.

ABC press release

While Locke devises a new strategy, Jack's group searches for Desmond.

Former spoilers and rumors

  • Ryan Ozawa (Hawaii resident, spoiler source): Rousseau and Alex got in a car with a visibly wounded Ben.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Desmond beat up Ben in a parking lot. On the beach, Jack, Kate, and Hurley were seen wounded.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Jack, Kate, Desmond, Hurley, Sawyer, Faraday, and Minkowski filmed an underwater scene.
    • FALSE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Rousseau and Dr. Linus will have a romance in the episode's alternate timeline. Alex introduces Ben to her mother.
    • TRUE
  • DarkUFO (Spoiler source): Desmond, Daniel, and Sawyer filmed a scene at a submarine museum. Sawyer and Kate filmed a scene at the Elizabeth, Desmond's sailboat. Widmore and other characters shot scenes at the Temple. Sawyer sees the Ajira plane on TV.
    • FALSE
  • Michael Ausiello (Entertainment Weekly correspondant): Ana-Lucia will return in a future episode.
    • TRUE
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