Episode 2 of 24 within Season Two. Item 30 of 151 overall.
Production number 202.
Leonard Dick - Writer
Steven Maeda - Writer
Stephen Williams - Director
221 votes

With the abduction of Walt fresh on their minds and their raft destroyed, Michael, Sawyer and Jin fight for their lives and discover a new predator in the roiling ocean.

Meanwhile on land, Locke must descend into the hatch when one castaway goes missing inside.

original airdate--September 28,2005    rating--23.17 million


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

  1. "Make Your Own Kind of Music" by Cass Elliot


Flashback: Michael Dawson

Trivia--The World Trade Center Twin Towers can be seen out of the window of the office in Michael's first flashback.

Goofs: Just before Michael says "You're going to pull the bullet out with your bare hands?", Sawyer's hair is very wet and pulled back, as if it were in a pony tail. When the camera switches back to Sawyer saying "You got a better idea?" his hair is a lot drier and covering his face. In the next shot, it is pulled back again.

Title Meaning: Michael and Sawyer are adrift in the ocean on the wreckage of the raft. The title also parallels the title of the series. Just as "lost" can mean the characters are literally lost or lost in their lives, "adrift" can have both a literal meaning (Michael and Sawyer on the raft) or a philosophical meanings ("without purpose, living life without a goal").


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029 Man Of Science, Man Of Faith
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031 Orientation
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