Monday, May 03, 2010

A-to-Z Guide: How the TV show "Lost" lost its way

"I know how the Man in Black feels. Just as this Lost character has interminably been imprisoned on the Island, I have been trapped on Tuesday nights. And the absolute worst thing is that it was a prison of my own making — I dub it “recapper’s remorse.” I was excited at the beginning of the season — juiced by the high of a stellar fifth season — so I volunteered to recap the series each week on," writes Raju Mudhar. "Now I dread the weekly prospect; beyond a few high points this year, the series seems to reach new lows as it trudges toward what has to be an unbelievably amazing finale to justify the drawn-out tease this season has been."

Just what has gone wrong this season?

READ: An A-to-Z guide to Lost’s troubles this year.