...In Translation
Episode 17 of 25 within Season One. Item 17 of 151 overall.
Production number 116.
Leonard Dick - Writer
Javier Grillo-Marxuach - Writer
Tucker Gates - Director
243 votes

When the raft the survivors have been building mysteriously burns down, Michael is convinced that Jin is responsible. Sun stuns her fellow survivors with a surprising revelation and Boone gives Sayid a warning about Shannon.

original airdate--February 23,2005    rating--19.49 million


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

  1. "Delicate" by Damien Rice


Flashback: Jin-Soo Kwon

Goofs: When Michael thinks Jin has set fire to his raft, he punches him in the face a couple of times. When Jin is leaving Sun later on, his face is miraculously unmarked. There is no sign of any swelling or bruising. He doesn't look like a guy who's just been punched in the face.


Title Meaning: Sun reveals she can speak English, making Jin alone, and lost in translation. A 2003 movie was also called Lost in Translation.

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