It takes a lot to stand out in the era of Peak TV, and no one series can resist the siren song of shocking twists. Some lay groundwork more carefully than others, so which major swerves were audiences miles ahead of? From LOST to Star Trek: Discovery, we’ve sleuthed out seventeen that savvy viewers put together long before showrunners intended.
ABC’s LOST may not have answered every mystery set up over the course of five seasons, but did you know that J.J. Abrams first pitched the island drama to ABC as having no serialized mystery whatsoever? Or that the costly pilot got ABC’s then-president fired for his trouble? We don’t have to go back, the 21st episode of ‘You Think You Know TV?’ is right here, smoking out all the island secrets of LOST!
A few weeks ago, we heard about a last-minute order for NBC's reality-skewing 'Siberia,' a mysterious new project set for a summer debut in which a reality competition goes horribly awry at the site of the infamous Tunguska Blast of 1908. Just as quickly, NBC has already released the first trailer for the new mystery effort, and it has more than a bit of 'LOST' in its DNA.
Okay ABC, it’s time to admit it. Both ‘Once Upon A Time‘ and ‘LOST‘ are the same series, and it turns out that both are Hurley’s dreams. Wild twist theories aside, ‘Once Upon A Time’ season 2 has given itself yet another connection to the beloved ABC island drama by following through on its intent to cast former ‘LOST’ star Jorge Garcia! But what fairy-tale character will the gentle giant play,