Lost: Past, Present & Future is a one-hour clip show which serves as a preview to Season 4 of the drama series Lost which takes an in-depth look at the mysteries of both the Island and its inhabitants and recaps the secrets that have been revealed, as well as those that remain unanswered.
The special aired in the USA on ABC on Thursday 31 January 2008. It is narrated by Michael Emerson.
Lost: Past, Present & Future aired in South Africa on DStv's M-Net Series channel on Monday 18 February 2008, at 20h00. The fourth season of Lost premiered the following week, on Monday 25 February.
Lost: Past, Present & Future is based on piecing clips of the show into a time/character relationship manner. It covers all the major storylines, characters, themes, and also skims minor issues. It also explains some of the more complex stories and how they came to being.
The show explores the series in a way that will bring new viewers up to date – but which current viewers will also find illuminating – in anticipation of the fourth season premiere episode.
When Oceanic Flight 815 crashed on an island in the middle of the Pacific, each survivor was given a choice to live together or die alone.
Thrown together in this mysterious place, they have struggled to overcome shadows from their past in order to survive and answer the questions that plague their new lives on the island. Where are they? Is rescue on its way? What else is on this island?
In Lost: Past, Present & Future, relive their story of survival to prepare for the shocking season four premiere that will change everything.