Why Lost Sucked From The Start

"The executive said he wanted some answers and he was putting his foot down.  We'll show him!"
“The ABC executive said he wanted some answers and he was putting his foot down. We’ll show him!”

It is no secret that I despised Lost.  It’s come up on the podcast more than once and probably in an article or two here at Gabbing Geek.  I have also been accused of becoming a hater at the end like so many others.  But as a true geek it is important that I stake my claim–I was a Lost hater from season one.  After the break I’ve copied the blog post I wrote and published on April 8, 2005.  The first season of Lost wasn’t over yet and I gave my two biggest reasons for despising Lost. The second reason was from a writing perspective–at the time I was taking a lot of TV writing classes and writing spec scripts so that second item (artificial tension) bugged me a lot.  But that first reason and my prediction for how Lost would end–read this and tell me I didn’t nail it five years before the rest of you had to suffer through that finale!  

Lost sucked then, still sucks.  See what I said back in 2005 after the break.

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