Did that just happen? Can it? I mean, really. Where's Daniel with the playbook? We need rules -- borders -- an end zone. What am I talking about? Well hop aboard, I'll give you the starter tour.
The network description of this episode reads: "A survivor goes rogue, endangering the lives of everyone on the island." But by rogue, it seems they mean something far more interesting than Sarah Palin using campaign funds to buy some snazzy duds. We open on a scene in Tikrit, Iraq. A father berates his son into killing a chicken. The kid doesn't have the heart to do it, so once his father storms back into the house, his younger brother puts his hand on his shoulder, and shows the older boy his palm full of chicken feed. He then enters the coop, lures a chicken over, picks it up and snaps its neck. After he hands the carcass to big brother, the father comes out to congratulate him. The older child is a truthful child, and admits to his father that he didn't off the bird. As the old man scoffs at the older boy and looks fondly at the younger, the subtitles tell us he says, "At least one of you will be a man. Well done, Sayid." So, he's a natural born killer? Tell us something we don't know, Show.
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