Violence ensues and a mysterious island beast makes a re-appearance when Michael and Locke clash over Walt's upbringing.
Meanwhile, Charlie is tempted to read the missing Claire's diary, and Sayid enlists Shannon to help decipher the French woman's map.
original airdate--January 19,2005 rating--19.67 million
song--"Main Title" (Composed by J.J. Abrams)
Flashback: Michael Dawson and Walt Lloyd
Goofs: During one of the flashback scenes, Walt, Susan and her husband are in their living room in Australia and Susan sits on the couch after feeling light headed. In the second shot of her on the couch a blond crew member is visible in the top right corner of the screen.
Title Meaning: Walt is called special multiple times by Locke. He is also shown to have special powers outside of normal humans.