Season 5 began airing on January 21, 2009 and continues the stories of a group of more than forty people who have been stranded on a remote island in the South Pacific after their airplane crashed ninety-three days prior to the beginning of the season. Only six of them managed to escape the mysterious island. But now, they must return to the island because Locke, under the alias of Jeremy Bentham, says that "bad things had happened in the island" and they must return to the island to set things right.
| Lost - Destiny Calls
The fifth season Lost special, which provided an insightful glimpse into the lives of the survivors of Oceanic Airlines Flight 815.
| Because You Left
Jack and Ben begin to formulate a plan to return to the island. Back on the island, Faraday and the survivors begin to experience time jumps due to Ben and Locke's movement of the island.
| The Lie
The remaining survivors on the island continue to deal with the shifts through time. Flashforwards show Hurley's rampant attempts to revive Sayid after an attack by unknown assailants, meanwhile Ben further his efforts to return the Oceanic Six to the island.
At the advice of Daniel, Desmond heads to Oxford in search of Faraday's mother. Meanwhile, in 1954, the survivors and the freighter team are captured by Alpert's men, and Daniel negotiates a way to disarm a hydrogen bomb.
| The Little Prince
The survivors experience more flashes that send them randomly through time, and encounter an unknown group of assailants. Meanwhile, off-island, Kate attempts to discover who has knowledge about the perpetrated lie that she is Aaron's mother.
| This Place Is Death
The group continues to make their way to the Orchid Station in the hopes of stopping the increasingly violent flashes. Meanwhile, off-island, Jack, Ben, Sun and Desmond arrive at the church to meet with Eloise Hawking.
Eloise Hawking informs Jack, Sun and Ben the circumstances of how they are to return to the island. Kate agrees to return to the island with Jack, under the condition that he not ask about Aaron. While aboard the plane, Sayid, Hurley and Frank Lapidus make unexpected arrivals.
| The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham
Locke's experiences after he turned the Frozen Donkey Wheel are revealed, as he visits with Jack, Kate, Hurley, Sayid and Walt; with the assistance of Charles Widmore and Matthew Abaddon.
Sawyer perpetrates a lie to the Horace of the DHARMA Initiative in order to remain on the island with Juliet, Jin, Miles and Daniel. Three years later, Sawyer acts as "LaFleur, Head of Security" within the DHARMA Initiative.
Members of the returning Oceanic Six are integrated into The DHARMA Initiative by Sawyer after being informed of their displacement in time. In present day, Sun begins her search for her husband, Jin.
| He's Our You
After mistakenly being identified and captured as a "hostile", Sayid is left at the mercy of Horace and the other ruling members of The DHARMA Initiative.
| Whatever Happened, Happened
The survivors are left to debate their own past, present and future when a critically wounded young Ben Linus is left in the care, and mercy, of the time-displaced group.
| Dead is Dead
After "breaking the rules" by returning to the island, Ben must atone for his past and present sins by summoning and facing the Monster for judgment. Aiding him on this bizarre quest is John Locke, the man Ben supposedly killed as a catalyst to return to the island.
| Some Like It Hoth
Following young Ben's deliverance to the Others, Sawyer and company are increasingly forced to explain their actions in wake of the boy's absence. Elsewhere, Miles past connection to the DHARMA Initiative is revealed as he and Hurley interact with a senior member of the Initiative.
| Lost - The Story of the Oceanic Six
The second fifth season Lost special, which provided an insightful glimpse into the lives of the Oceanic Six after their escape from the island, and before their inevitable return.
| The Variable
Upon returning to the island, Daniel Faraday begins a quest to prevent the very disaster that led the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815's ongoing peril. Elsewhere, Sawyer and the other survivors reach a breaking point in their hidden positions within the DHARMA Initiative.
| Follow The Leader
Following the death of Daniel Faraday, Jack attempts to continue the mission to change his and his fellow survivors' futures. Meanwhile, Sawyer and Juliet must deal with the wrath of Radzinsky and the rest of the DHARMA Initiative after being discovered.
| Lost - A Journey in Time
The third Lost special of the fifth season, which revealed how the Oceanic 6 were able to get back to the island, what happened to the survivors left behind during the three years after Ben moved the island, and the fate of Locke.
| The Incident
Following the acquisition of the hydrogen bomb, Jack and Sayid attempt to destroy the energy source buried beneath the Swan site, despite opposition from other time-displaced survivors. In present day, Locke is led by Richard and the Others to Jacob's location, despite Locke's hidden ulterior motives.
Main Cast Edit
- Naveen Andrews as Sayid Jarrah
- Henry Ian Cusick as Desmond Hume
- Jeremy Davies as Daniel Faraday
- Michael Emerson as Benjamin Linus
- Matthew Fox as Jack Shephard
- Jorge Garcia as Hugo "Hurley" Reyes
- Josh Holloway as James "Sawyer" Ford
- Yunjin Kim as Sun-Hwa Kwon
- Daniel Dae Kim as Jin-Soo Kwon
- Ken Leung as Miles Straume
- Evangeline Lilly as Kate Austen
- Rebecca Mader as Charlotte Lewis
- Elizabeth Mitchell as Juliet Burke
- Terry O'Quinn as John Locke