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Lost’s ingenious apologists

By Simon T Kaye  

A fan poses on a promotional mock-up of the set

The final episode of the TV show Lost aired earlier this week. Those who haven’t caught it yet would be well advised to avoid the following for fear of spoilers.

The End, the appositely titled two-hour finale, was pretty good drama but fairly bad science fiction. The alternative universe that ran parallel to events on Lost‘s island since the start of the final season was revealed, in a painful reversion to…

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