Locke and Boone build a trebuchet in an attempt to open the hatch, but Locke is injured when the trebuchet fails. Literally following a hallucination, Locke and Boone discover a small plane crashed high in a tree. Sawyer, suffering from severe headaches, is forced to turn to Jack for help.
Lynne Boris Johnston
Did You Know?
The title of this episode comes from the Latin term "Deus ex Machina" ("God from the machine"). In film and television, the term refers to a new plot device, such as a person or object, that suddenly arrives and conveniently resolves a seemingly unsolvable problem. See more
Right before Locke finds the body of the priest, during the scene where Locke and Boone are looking for the plane, Locke takes out his compass. But he had previously given his compass to Sayid, saying that he didn't need it anymore. See more
Look, Kate, I'd love nothing more than to check the guy out, and make sure he's okay, but we both know all I'm going to get for my trouble is a snappy one-liner... and if I'm real lucky, a brand new nickname.
Written by J.J. Abrams See more