Jonathan, you have to know that by waiting six months after a season ends to begin watching it, you'll eventually hear something about the season along the way. Many other ABC shows are also available to watch on this site. But the last year or two have become so far-fetched on the believability scale, that I'm really glad it is coming to an end. Sorry if I gave anything away. Although everything points out the fact that he committed the murder. You REALLY did ruin that for Jonathan. Also, I don't recall a timeline for when MiB started using the Cabin instead of Jacob. Be real...it's 2009 and there's a lot of different technologies out there to get access to tv episodes. did anyone check his pulse? They said in the first few sentences, "If you don't want to know about this plot line for next season stop reading now." Jonathan, if you didn't want it to be spoiled why would you read articles about the show? Although everything points out the fact that he committed the murder. Johnny boy should have seen the episode by now, but the title was a bit much. Spoiler, schmoiler. Thanks for posting this, and I might add that I did exactly the SAME thing last week, re-watched the pilot and the very same moment with Walt and John was certainly seen in a new light by me as well. The only problem with that is, the Island (and Jacob) has rejected Ben. In the end, it is shown that Jacob is in a coma. It has moved from "post-viewing" spoiling to "pre-viewing" spoiling. Well, in defense of Jonathan – it was in the headline of the article, so it's not like he could have avoided reading it (especially since the leading link from cnn.com was a completely different headline "'Lost' star wants to know what's going on"). Defending Jacob ending has posed a lot of questions about the show and the plot in the minds of the audience. Lets burn him with our torches! DEFENDING JACOB Ending Explained Breakdown & Spoiler Talk Review | Did Jacob Kill Ben? Jacob was dismissing Ben and truly didn't care about him. The headline linked here seemed like an interview with Emerson talking about the upcoming series finale. (Lying to Richard and the Others). I totally agreed that this wasn't a "spoiler" since the episode aired weeks ago and anyone who is a Lost fan would have caught up with missed episodes by now. In this show, nothing that happens really has happened. What the heck are people talking about as far as 'spoiling' anything??? The last episode of Defending Jacob starts with the Assistant District Attorney and Jacob’s father Andy Barber getting a phone call from their family lawyer, Joanna Klein, that Leonard Patz had left a note moments before he had committed suicide. Interesting that the actors don't know any more than the fans about the series.,.. I was waiting to watch this season when it came out on DVD, thanks for ruining a huge plot twist! Just look at the Tech Sgt's post above – some folks are fighting in wars and can't watch all their favorite shows that are on. and...the butler did it. The show has one last season to go and a lot of loose ends to tie up. You morons!!! Now that the explosive and coronary heart wrenching eighth episode has aired, we’ve the solutions… a … I would like him to find out - I would like ME to find out - what the heck is going on. I just wanna thank MWC for the funniest comment I've read online in a long time! BEN didn't kill Jacob on LOST- LOCKE did- or someone in Locke's body, probably the man who was talking to Jacob on the beach in flashbacks, saying how badly he wanted to kill him and would find a loophole. It hasn't been mentioned in a LONG time! Doesn't CNN.com spoil the evening news for us? Get the latest entertainment news from India & around the world. Hey Jonathan – here's another spoiler for you. Jonathan, Locke is now the leader of the "Others". I caught up with Michael Emerson, who plays the mysterious “Ben Linus” on “Lost,” at a premiere recently. Although if I haven't seen a show yet I will tend to avoid watching or reading anything about it for fear of a spoiler. Sorry – were you waiting to watch these 10+ year old movies too? I hope FlashForward, with Dom, lives up to the hype. This is why things went all wonky when he moved the Island by turning the frozen donkey wheel… Yet, Jonathan has just fallen into the pithole of this. He knows the plot twist before he watches the show. Spoiler courtesy does not exist past a certain point. Why would you wait for the DVDs? Or perhaps they reasoned that they couldn’t carry out revenge on Shechem the Chieftan as the townsmen would surely kill them. If someone were to write a review of a new law-thriller and in it include the twist-ending of Hitchcock's "Witness for the Prosecution," no one would think anything of it. The reason why he wanted her dead wasn’t made completely clear but could be because he felt he could trust the Byrde family a lot more than her so no longer needed her around. However, I agree with Jamie that you shouldn't read an article about Lost if you don't want spoilers- what do you expect a month after the finale aired?? Boohoo, One is dark.”. Lost is a high quality show.. NO other show can compete with its story, characters, plot etc.. To Jonathan Another spoiler......Soylent Green is PEOPLE!!!!!!! But it's not a Spoiler, since the show has already aired. Look at the word: spoilers - it will spoil the show for you (note, for "you," the singular). JJ once said that everything you need to know about the show you can figure out from the pilot. If you have nothing but time, you can go to ABC.go.com and selectively watch any or all episodes of LOST from Season One through Five for free at least for now. According to the logic, everyone seeing the episode when it first aired cannot discuss it out loud or must use encryption so they don't ruin it for someone who hasn't seen it yet and may overhear such a conversation. The Locke-ness Monster told Ben that Jacob knew he was beaten, but we think there's more to it than that. Tony Evers (D) was quick with a righteous but ultimately unsatisfying response. Andy gets drunk and reveals his father’s involvement with Laurie. The ethics of spoiling are very clear: one receives a one-week grace period of silence and then the storyline in question is completely molded into the popular dialogue and consciousness. “That's a good question. Hey Jonny: There are folks who haven't seen films that might be five years old let alone ten. At 3:40 p.m., less than 48 hours after Jacob Wetterling is abducted while riding his bike, a local high school sophomore walks into the Stearns County Sheriff's Office with his father and asks to meet with an investigator. Thanks for spoiling it for me! In whichever episode that Ben kills Jacob, Ben tells Jacob about all he did - all he sacrificed for the sake of the island. Aww!!! There's a ton of places you could have seen this show after it's original airing by now. If you are going to wait to see (or read or listen or whatever) an item until later than it is your own responsibility to avoid "spoilers", not the rest of the world. Andy comes to know from Lynn Canavan that some eyewitnesses had seen an old blue Lincoln car outside Leonard’s home the night he had died. I talked about Fight Club. It's worth noting that the primary thing MiB uses to get Ben to kill Jacob (and it's easy to forget this because later the focus is on Alex) is Ben's jealousy over his sense that the island, i.e. “Well there's, yeah there's always that danger, you know, once you play someone sinister, so I’ll just have to do something goofy, I guess, or something. ALSO READ | Disappearance At Clifton Hill Ending Explained: How Does Abby Solve The Kidnapping Case? A shame they couldn't have titled it better, especially in the age of DVD and TiVo. I've watched LOST since it's pilot aired and it pulled me in hard and quick. Damon said that once you see The Incident, pts 1 and 2, you know where and how the show will end. I can see that a variety of opinions is not welcome here. Sweet Jesus! Following the order to kill Ben made by Helen, Omar instructed Nelson to kill her. Jacob and Esau Revisited The simple meaning of the Torah is clear that Jacob is far from the perfect individual that we could wish and that Esau is not portrayed as the evil-incarnate figure that some conjure up to make Jacob's behavior seem less objectionable. The whole gang is back on the island 3 years ago. Andy storms away and decides to not tell anything to Laurie. Get hold of yourself people!!! This series is in one of those time slots and the plot is OLD. In addition, Andy discovers a knife in his son's room - a possible murder weapon - which is what kicks off the story, as the Barbers aren't fully convinced their son is innocent. Republic World is your one-stop destination for trending Bollywood news. A change of pace. Andy then confronts his father Billy about this. Hey man, any true Lost fan has watched, re-watched and re-re-re-watched the season finale by now, along with all of the past Season! Jacob was the fraternal twin of The Man in Black and the first-born of Claudia, who survived a shipwreck off the Island. I think Jacob knew that either Ben would choose not to be MiB's puppet, or that he could see that by allowing this to happen, Ben would eventually come to see the … The Apple TV+ crime drama internet sequence – primarily based on Willian Landay’s novel – has had viewers questioning whether or not Jacob Barber (Jaeden Martell) killed Ben Rifkin or not. I haven't watched it in two years and I have zero interest in renting DVDs to see if I missed anything(according to the article, I haven't). Father O’Leary, the henchman, was asked to protect the family by Andy’s father and convicted murderer Billy. Laurie drives in full speed, crashing the car into a tunnel wall, possibly killing them both. Hey Jonathon!! If they had such cryptic clues in the very first episode of this show, that makes me wonder what they would have done if the show was cancelled after four weeks! There's a definite power struggle going on throughout the show – good vs evil – and as in life it's not always easy to tell them apart. He is - literally - sitting in his armchair waiting for the DVD to start (for months, now) and, like it or not, he heard that Mufasa has died. Flashbacks are shown where he can be seen involved in this, but he refuses it in front of Andy. While it seems that they met their happy ending, there is yet another piece of information revealed. First off – not everyone is the same age and filmmakers do enjoy getting new viewers – no matter when. Your fault if you wait months later to view. My comment that the series was getting old, was an honest one, one for which I expected a little more from CNN in there evaluation of whether to post my comment or not. I looked at the title and knew right of the bat that "Duh, Ben stabbed Jacob" so unless I hadn't seen the episode I would I wouldn't have read any further. The Stolen Blessing … 40 You shall live by the sword and serve your brother. I do find it funny though that the title is a spoiler and the next line is "Warning: spoilers ahead." 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But when he asks Jacob why he ignored him, and didn't reward him or even acknowledge him, Jacob just shrugs. Get a DVR. Arrrghh! Thanks for not entertaining both sides of the issue. The show stars Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey and J.K. Simmons. Do you really think Jacob was killed? The Defending Jacob ending does not unveil whether Jacob did kill Ben. While it goes without saying that a) a true Lost fan would be caught up and b) don't read *ANY* Lost articles for fear of finding out information you don't yet want to know, it is pretty irresponsible and just plain sh*tty to put a plot spoiler in the article's title. They quickly part however, to try and return to life as they knew it before the shipwreck. Just because we don't watch Lost right when it airs doesn't mean we're not true fans. Finally, there is also a theory that in order for the return trip to work, a dead body was required as a proxy for the original body of Christian. The finale should be very interesting indeed.... Man! I am however very heartened to see so many worrying about my untimely demise (no pun intended). To address the first point, the notion that a single person is the target audience for a show, such as "Lost", is, of course, false. That scene with Locke and Walt in the pilot has been talked about a lot, especially since the season 5 finale. Andy had always suspected Patz, and after the police get the note confirmed to be that of Patz, Jacob is acquitted. There is still a lot of stuff that makes the final season episode worth watching. The show seems to have showcased that. You go Zork!! Now follow your favourite television celebs and telly updates. Jacob’s behaviour and Hope’s disappearance convinces Laurie. Get him! And is Jacob alive? news ‘Why did they kill him?’: Ben Madex’s sister issues plea after Drouin police shooting. I don't want to say too much but you *might* find that the episode on DVD has *quite* a different ending from the broadcast version. Jacob renamed him Benjamin, “Son of My Right Hand” (Genesis 35:18). I know you were waiting for it to air on TBS.... bummer. You can't possibly expect every media outlet to keep the show's plot and story secret until you feel like watching it. Yes, he threatens to kill Jacob after Jacob has both stolen his birthright and deceptively received his dying father's 1st-born blessing. Once it's aired, it's fair game. One usually *asked* people to tell them what happened in the missed episode; there were no DVDs or playbacks to give them what they wanted: a chance to see for themselves. After Jack leaves to restore the Heart, Ben also suggests to Hurley that he doesn't have to "protect" the island in the same way that Jacob did, and that maybe Hurley will find a better way. That's older than Jesus Christ.”, Locke: [nods] “But theirs weren't made of plastic. She's my sister and my daughter! It is not a "spoiler" once the item in question (TV show, movie, book, etc,) has been released to the public. HELLO PEOPLE!!! Jacob and his brother led a carefree life on the island, roaming the beaches, hunting, and playing games. I have 9 episodes on my DVR from this last season of Lost that I still have to watch. His adoptive motherdelivered the brothers and then killed Claudia. Soylent Green is people. The suicide, confession and photographs that were deleted by Leonard from his phone point at the fact that he murdered Ben. Andy sits in Jacob’s room quietly as the show ends. The writers insist that this isn't so, and give us 200-year-old orangutangs who drink Sprite and polar bears with corporate logos; I say they are lying and this show jumped a dharma-logoed shark a long time ago. One is light. Here's another – In Fight Club, Ed Norton and Brad Pitt are two personalities of the same guy. seriously...it's your own fault. MCW, thanks for making me laugh out loud while Im supposed to be working! You record things and then watch them when you have time. Young “Walt” comes across “Locke” on the beach playing Backgammon: Locke: “Backgammon is the oldest game in the world. I hope I didn't ruin it for you. I would consider us mega fans . And I agree it's not cool. They go out on a romantic meal together, but Andy and Laurie see Jacob back home earlier than expected and not in the same white shirt that he had worn. WHO CARES!!!!!!!! It's been a month since the finale. Their car incident is deemed as an accident and Laurie is also hurt gravely. Did Jacob Barber kill Ben? All of the main characters had "father" issues: Jack who travels to Australia to claim the dead body of the father he had issues with; Kate who killed her step-father; Claire whose father turns out to be Jack's father; John Locke whose father swindled him out of a kidney; Sawyer who as a child witnesses his father killing his mother and then committing suicide. Then one night I realized that there WAS no forward to move the story to. “Ben” follows every order given to him by the enigmatic “Jacob” over the years and wasn’t allowed to ever see him in person. I came late to the show via Netflix and luckily got all caught up before I came across this headline. Wrong enough to have to kill a 14 year old kid? And no, I don't plan on shelling out $712 for the dvd series. Ben kills Jacob in cold blood. At first, angry at Gilligan for doing another one of his stupid stunts, the castaways are then grateful when the United States Coast Guard spots the smoke and rescues them. “I would like him to do a lot. Why? Ben has given up 35 years of his life serving him, only to be supplanted as the favorite by Locke. Mamata mocks Centre's 'Parakram Diwas', wants four capitals in India and Netaji memorial', Shah Faesal breaks long silence, praises India's COVID vaccination program under PM Modi. They use clothes and make a sail, and try to make their way to land. Ooops...I broke the first rule. ALSO READ | Homecoming Season 2 Ending Explained | How does Walter gets his final revenge? Time travels going on every day. It's just tooooo addicting! To Jonathan – Your own fault for not being up to date. Jonathan just needs to avoid any Lost articles after a season is aired. Ben’s father Dan, however, meets the Barbers in a car park but is stopped by a henchman who was stalking the Barbers. It is based on a book with the same name by William Landay. As more information came out about him, it was obvious that the child was likely a psychopath and his father (unlike the mother) was in denial, refusing to see the signs that there was something amiss because he was afraid he himself might take on the characteristics of his father and grandfather. Relax everyone, including Jonathan. If only you'd known the kind of wrath to be unleashed by making your boo hoo spoiler comment...I hear ya buddy....it really sucks to be told something about a show you weren't expecting, like when you find out that Darth Vader is Lukes father in 'Empire' before seeing it, or that he dies in "Return of the Jedi"... oh...crap....sorry...you might not have heard about those ones either.... My take on "Lost", after seeing Season Five, is that all of the "survivors" actually did die in the crash. You don't have to wait for the DVD. 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