The Televangelist: 'Lost' Season 6, Episode 2
The promos for this week promised "questions will be answered!" Oh boy, so what did we learn after 5 full seasons of trickery and obfuscation?
(1) It's a baseball
(2) The pill is poison.
My first impression of "What Kate Does" (as opposed to what she did, the episode title from season 2) was the same eye roll I gave to the TV Guide's one line synopsis of the episode: "Kate goes on the run." Does she? If she's not running, she's getting captured or stealing other people's fiancé's. But she knows how to make a man stay. She can be "very convincing."
Obvious disclosure, I'm not Kate's biggest fan. She was interesting as a kind of pretty tomboy in season 1, who climbed trees and shot at people. But her character is not at all a mountain-mover whether you're flashing forward, backward, or sideways. Kate-centric episodes tend to be filler episodes. And in a final season with more questions than particles in an ever expanding universe, why waste that time?
Let's instead take stock of the surprising returns in this episode: