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Lost: Season 5 (2009)




Critic Consensus: Though it introduces yet more unanswered questions, Season 5 of Lost also moves quickly, covers more character development, and fleshes out its rich world further for hungry fans.


Air date: Jan 21, 2009
Air date: Jan 21, 2009
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Air date: Feb 11, 2009
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Air date: Mar 4, 2009
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"When am I?" John Locke's chronological confusion sums up Season 5, which hopscotches dizzyingly between the 1970s and 2007 as it charts the Oceanic Six's return to the island and reveals important island secrets. On the island, Locke (Terry O'Quinn) is the new leader of the Others. But in L.A. , he's dead, and his death plays a key role in getting Jack (Matthew Fox), Kate (Evangeline Lilly), Hurley (Jorge Garcia) and Sun (Yunjin Kim) to return via Ajira Airways. Sayid (Naveen Andrews) refuses … More

Genre: Action & Adventure
Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Jan 21, 2009
Executive Producers: , ,
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Ken Leung
as Miles
Jeremy Davies
as Daniel Faraday
John Terry
as Christian Shephard
François Chau
as Dr. Marvin Candle
Fionnula Flanagan
as Eloise Hawking
Kim Dickens
as Cassidy
Jon Gries
as Roger Linus
Susan Duerden
as Carole Littleton
Sam Anderson
as Bernard
Matthew Alan
as Cunningham
Lillian Hurst
as Carmen Reyes
Francois Choi
as Dr. Marvin Candle
Cheech Marin
as David Reyes
Lance Reddick
as Matthew Abaddon
Dan Hildebrand
as Custodian
Doug Hutchison
as Horace Goodspeed
Sayed Bedreya
as Iraqi Father
Kavita Patil
as Rupa Krishnavani
Dean Norris
as Howard Gray
P.D. Mani
as Nabil
June Kyoko Lu
as Mrs. Paik
Xavier Raabe-Manupul...
as Iraqi 12-Year-Old
Nestor Carbonell
as Richard Alpert
Raymond Ma
as Efren Salonga
Mark Pellegrino
as Man No. 1/Jacob
Jeff Fahey
as Frank Lapidus
Stephanie Niznik
as Dr. Evelyn Ariza
Lance Ho
as Young Miles
Titus Welliver
as Man No. 2
Tuli Roy-Kirwan
as Secretary
Alice Evans
as Younger Eloise Hawki...
David S. Lee
as Younger Charles Widm...
Melissa Farman
as Young Frenchwoman
Sonya Walger
as Penny Widmore
Eric Lange
as Radzinsky
Joe Toro
as Bartender
Alan Dale
as Charles Widmore
Guillaume Dabinpons
as Frenchman No. 1
Glen Bailey
as Magician
Wendy Pearson
as ER Doctor
Todd Coolidge
as Paramedic
Dan Gauthier
as Copilot
Achilles Gacis
as Guy in Car
Marc Menard
as Frenchman No. 2
Ned Van Zandt
as Mr. Dorsey
Susan King
as Sweet Young Woman
Rebecca Mader
as Charlotte Lewis
Anthony Keyvan
as Young Sayid
Miko Franconi
as Grocery Worker
Sean Whalen
as Neil Frogurt
Bruno Bruni
as Frenchman No. 3
Jaymie Kim
as Ji Yeon
John Skinner
as Other No. 1
Rylee Fansler
as Young Juliet
Savannah Lathem
as Young Rachel
Tom Irwin
as Dan Norton
Scott Moura
as Manager
John Pete
as Prison Clerk
Olivia Vickery
as Clementine
Spencer Allyn
as Young Daniel Faraday
William Makozak
as Capt. Bird
Stephanie Smart
as Ticket Agent
Adam Bazzi
as Cab Driver
Dana Sorman
as Darlene
James Jeremiah
as Police Officer
Keegan Boos
as Young Sawyer
Maya Henssens
as Young Girl
Cindy Paliracio
as TV Newsanchor
Agnes Kwak
as Aunt Soo
Marvin DeFreitas
as Young Charlie
Sonya Masinovsky
as Russian Nurse
Matthew Allan
as Cunningham
Brad Berryhill
as Anxious Guy
Sven Lindstrom
as Crew Member
Todd Bryant
as Mattingly
Chantal Boomla
as Counter Girl
Jeremy Colvin
as Security Guard
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Critic Reviews for Lost: Season 5

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (12)

With an end date in sight, Lost remains compelling television. And we just have to have confidence that the writers know what they're doing.

Full Review… | June 5, 2014
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's the characters in the show and their stories that make the series worth watching, especially for those of us who sometimes feel a bit lost when we're watching Lost.

Full Review… | June 5, 2014

Over the five seasons of Lost, loyal viewers have surrendered to the addictive, maddening mystery.

Full Review… | May 15, 2014
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

If Season Five has taught me anything about Lost, it's not to assume anything.

Full Review… | May 15, 2014
AV Club
Top Critic

Its ambition and creativity - and yes, the confusion - are what fuel the basic greatness of "Lost."

Full Review… | January 21, 2009
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

One reason the series has gained renewed momentum is that it tells so many stories about, with crucial plots that hinge upon, women.

Full Review… | January 21, 2009
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

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