All The Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues
Episode 11 of 25 within Season One. Item 11 of 151 overall.
Production number 110.
281 votes

Survivors wonder why Charlie and a pregnant Claire have been abducted - and by whom - and a search party ventures into the treacherous jungle to try to find and rescue the missing duo, but they suspect it was Ethan Rom that abducted the two somehow, who was recently discovered to not being a passneger on the plane that crash.

Meanwhile, inner-demons about his father resurface for Jack, and Boone and Locke discover another island mystery.

original airdate--December 08,2004  rating--18.88 million


song--"Main Title" (Composed by J.J. Abrams)

  1. "Charlie Hangs Around" by Michael Giacchino


Flashback: Jack Shephard

  1. Jack in the OR, attempting to resuscitate a female patient.
  2. to the OR again, as he looks over the dead patient's body.
  3. with Jack's father, encourages his son to sign off on the death report, which conveniently leaves out his father's mistakes.
  4. to the hospital, where Jack sees his father conversing with the deceased woman's husband in the hallway.
  5. to a medical review board, where Jack's father details what happened during the fateful surgery.

Goof: When Jack and his father begin to have words in the OR, as his father removes his gloves, in the shots facing Jack he stands with both hands on his hips, but in the shots facing his father, Jack's arms are crossed at his chest.

Title Meaning: Jack has daddy issues, as he turned in his father for drinking on the job. Nearly all the characters are later shown to suffer from parent issues as well.


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