Walt had left the island as a young boy and most likely had made much stronger connections with other people other than Jack. Michael stands guard over Israel. Who is Miles named after? (50318) At the same time, Ben was being held by the same group and a debate raged between Sawyer and Locke as to whether they should let him live. Michael gets up to get a tied-up Sayid water. Someone who was the center of the plot for the first 2 seasons shouldn't be left out of the finale - period. However, they were intercepted by a boat belonging to the Others, and in the chaos that followed, Walt was taken, and the raft was blown up by a petrol bomb. He defends Michael's behavior in season two, saying "[Michael] keeps stepping into more trouble than he actually asked for". ("Exposé"), That same day, while in the hatch, Michael discovers the blast doors. When he returned, he shot Ana Lucia and Libby in order to release Benjamin Linus from captivity, and caused the capture of Jack, Sawyer, and Kate, meeting his end of the deal he had made with the Others in return for Walt. 49 episodes, 5 mobisodes u/scooter2521. Michael simply stated that he was "here to die". Alone in the radio room, Michael discovered that it was actually Benjamin Linus calling him from the Island. "Special""Exodus, Part 2" Her ultimate answer was irrelevant, for the plane crashed, making it impossible for her to watch over Walt. Unfortunately for the show's producers, while time on the island moved at the leisurely pace of a month-or-two every season, the actor portraying Walt, Malcolm David Kelley, had this annoying tendency to age a full year with every calendar year that passed. Michael introduced himself as Kevin Johnson, and proceeded to shake hands with the pair, who, while serious and confused, maintained their composure and kept Michael’s identity. Michael returned to a motel room and tried to shoot himself in the head, but the gun did not fire.  When the supply of nitrogen runs out, Christian Shephard (John Terry) appears to Michael and tells him he can go now.  Oscar Dahl from BuddyTV called Michael's death "the culmination of a fairly lackluster story arc".  Entertainment Weekly's Jeff Jensen called the flashbacks "among the poorest and most clumsily integrated flashbacks we've seen so far", as he felt nothing new was learned.  Jensen praised Perrineau's acting, saying "Michael's bloody betrayal is hard to swallow, but Harold Perrineau sells it". ...to return home Miles asked why, and Hurley replied, "Michael told me to." Although Jack had his doubts, he agreed that only Kate, Sawyer, and Hurley should go on the mission.  During the season finale, Michael and Jin attempt to disarm a bomb planted on the freighter. Birth 6. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. It's in large part why they created the 12 minute prologue 'The New Man In Charge' where we see Walt in 2010 taken back to the island by Hurley and Ben. Ben tells him he has finally joined "the good guys". , At the beginning of season two, Michael and Sawyer are stranded in the middle of the ocean, with Jin missing.  Some journalists felt that any announcements should be made to them at the press meeting, rather than at a fan convention. Michael attempted to shoot it by reflex and realized that his magazine was empty, and when Jack offered to reload the weapon, Michael realized that Jack was suspicious of his motives. Tom warns him not to do that again.  Michael and Walt are given a boat and coordinates to freedom, and they sail away from the Island.. To Michael's surprise, "Dad?" Jack then revealed that the Others have already been warned, explaining to the team that Michael had betrayed them. "Adrift""Three Minutes""Meet Kevin Johnson" Michael wakes up and yells for Walt, despite Sawyer's advice. He is eventually successful, and they leave the Island together, but the guilt over the murders he had to commit to achieve this leads him to an estrangement with his son and a suicide attempt. Michael Dawson was a former construction worker and painter and one of the middle section survivors of Oceanic Flight 815. Even after his sacrifice, Michael is now trapped with the dead and still has to deal with his murders, a fact that contradicts Christian Shepherd's statement "You can go now, Michael.". 2 times through Lost and was wondering if anyone knew How many times Michael say and/or yells 'Walt'? I think Michael is all those things.  Later, Susan tells him that she intends to get married. The two men also fought when Jin found Michael wearing the Rolex watch Jin had been entrusted with by his father-in-law. ...to reunite with Walt , When the producers were auditioning actors for roles in Lost, Harold Perrineau was in the area. Kate told Jack she wanted to take care of him herself. After, Michael was in the engine room with another man trying to fix the engines when Sayid and Desmond came down.  Perrineau said that although he would be happy to return to Lost, he would have to know what the storyline would be. Michael would use Hurley's ability to see the deceased to try and aid his friends, and could be heard among the whispers. He knew about the Hatch because he was special and had premonitions and powers and such.  They wash ashore and discover Jin, then are knocked unconscious by one of the survivors from the tail section of the plane. They soon found Jin, who was being chased by mysterious individuals. 11 comments. Michael Carsley didn’t waffle when he lost a virtual NFL league with friends, agreeing to spend a whole day eating at a Waffle House in Chamblee, Ga., WSB-TV reports. He apologized and pleaded for their understanding, but none of them could forgive him for his actions, particularly Hurley who forced Michael to admit his part in Ana Lucia and Libby's deaths. At one point, Locke had a gun to his head in the Hatch. ", Witnesses of his death: Man in Black (disguised as Christian Shepard). He also leads a battle in the Book of Revelation. In Daniel’s last vision, an angel describes how the last days will play out for the Jews. Then their captors drop in a girl who is unconscious. ("Exodus, Part 2"), After the crash of Flight 815, the new relationship between Michael and his son was tested. Michael died on the island and his spirit was trapped there (in the real world) because he killed Ana Lucia and Libby.  They tell the freighter's captain of Michael's true identity, who orders him to repair the engines.  Perrineau received swimming lessons in preparation for this episode. I try to take characters that I think are challenging and a little complicated and hopefully really smart and thoughtful and compassionate.  In season one, Michael was going to be part of a love triangle with Sun and Jin, however this was dropped after positive fan reaction to Sun and Jin's relationship.  On the freighter he receives a call from Ben, who instructs him to send him information on all the crew, then to sabotage the radio room and the boat engines. Of these only Michael and Claire rejoined the main cast for longer than one episode. He shows Michael and Eko the film and then explains the shifts to Michael. Michael headed to Tom's hotel room where he found Tom in the company of Arturo. ("There's No Place Like Home, Part 2"), On both the cliffside cave wall and the lighthouse dial, the name "Dawson" is numbered 124 and crossed out. When Sawyer collapses, Michael insists that he'll help Sawyer. Locke does not ask Walt to return to the Island as he does with the rest of the Oceanic returnees, as he felt that the boy had been through enough already. AKA That's why we didn't see him in the alt reality. He added "As Michael's life crumble around him, it's Harold Perrineau's brilliant performance that really shines through.  Perrineau was unaware that his character had been captured by the Others until he was told Michael was going to kill Ana Lucia and Libby. Michael was the first character to re-join the main cast after having left the show. Jordan once observed, "I've failed over and over again in my life. appears on the monitor. It made absolutely no sense that Michael was stuck on the island while Ana Lucia and all the other so called spirits made it off.  Perrineau was attracted to the role because "[Michael]'s a guy that's in a lot of conflict and we're not exactly sure why". Michael traded Jin's Rolex watch for a revolver and ammunition at a Manhattan pawn shop. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan.  Despite this gesture, Michael is skeptical about Locke, and does not want Walt spending time with him. He then fought for his right to be Walt's legal guardian, as he was his biological father. He is the only character we know of that was on the plane but was not going to Los Angeles. Once out, Michael and Frank both witness Omar strapping a device to Keamy's arm.  Several years later, Susan dies, and her husband asks Michael to take custody of Walt, who is now living in Australia. Jin and Eko soon pursued him and convinced him to come back and that they'd get Walt back together. Michael died on the island and his spirit was trapped there (in the real world) because he killed Ana Lucia and Libby. Henry told Michael that by traveling at a compass bearing of 325, they would find rescue. Yes, it’s flashback time on the island again, but we’re zooming back only 13 days now. Tim Ferriss.  Perrineau called filming the first season "one of [his] best years as a working actor".  They kidnap Walt and destroy the raft. When Sawyer refuses, Ana closes the cover of the pit. Michael's Oceanic plane tickets that he receives from Brian Porter are tickets for flights from Sydney to New York. Ben tries to comfort Michael by telling him he doesn't blame Michael, since they did have his boy and what wouldn't a man do for his son. Ben ordered him to remain on board the boat, collect the names of all its personnel and relay them to Ben, and disable the radio and the engines. Tom ordered Michael to pose as a deck hand named "Kevin Johnson" on board the freighter Kahana, a ship hired by Charles Widmore, disembarking from Fiji. While Walt looked back at his friends still held captive, Michael kept his eye on the heading - leaving the Island with his son. How does Ben say he's going to stop Jack from leaving the island with the survivors? After Michael finished telling Sayid how he got onto the freighter, Sayid grabbed Michael aggressively and forced him into the captain's room. ("Live Together, Die Alone, Part 2"), According to Michael, after following Ben's bearing of 325, he and Walt eventually came to "an island with people."  After Michael is attacked by a Korean survivor, Jin, over a gold watch Michael has started wearing, Jin's wife Sun approaches him to explain that it is her father's watch, and in doing so reveals that she speaks English. When the man departed, Sayid pushed Michael up against a wall and demanded to know what happened to him after he left the Island. Consumed with remorse, he tried many times to kill himself and had visions of his victims.  Instead he returned in the seventh episode of season four, "Ji Yeon". Vote on this Lost poll: What do you think happened to Michael and Walt? This thread is archived.  Tom (M. C. Gainey), one of the Others, arrives, and tells Michael he can redeem himself by saving the other survivors from an imminent threat. Actor Tom deduced that the reason Walt refused to speak to his father was because Michael confessed his murders to the boy. When Locke bends down to get them, Michael knocks him out with the butt of his gun.  She added it was "one of [the second] season's most jaw-dropping moments". Michael claims that he's just bringing him water. Michael recovered quickly and continued to build the raft. After the crash, Michael had problems earning Walt's trust and respect, but the two eventually bonded during their time on the Island together. Michael is one of the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 who crashes on the show's mysterious island.  Michael begins constructing a raft, in hope that he and Walt can escape the Island. Michael is left in tears, when Ms. Klugh approached him. According to the official Oceanic Six story Michael never made it off the plane after it hit the water, though in fact he was one of the first people to get off the island alive and then returned via the freighter, though he never actually went on the island. ("Meet Kevin Johnson"), When Keamy returned to the freighter with the wounded mercenaries following the attack on the Barracks, he questioned whether Gault had been the one to provide Ben with information about him. Michael later advises Sawyer not to take the bullet out of his shoulder with his bare hands, and Sawyer says that he thought Michael didn't want anything to do with him. He then instructs his fellow survivors on what they need to do to make a stretcher. Michael chatted again with Libby, before he ran away, in attempt to find Walt.  Perrineau co-won the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Award for "Best Ensemble – Drama Series. ("Collision"), While all this was going on, Ben and Juliet met in the Pearl station to discuss their plan to use Michael to eventually lure Jack, Kate and Sawyer to a remote location where they would be taken captive. Michael and Jin give Sawyer a boost to the top of the pit, but someone sticks a knife in the pit which makes Sawyer fall. ("S.O.S.") ("Everybody Hates Hugo"), Ana Lucia decided that they were going to journey back to the middle-section survivors' camp. ("Special"), Fighting to see his son again, Michael was abashed by his lack of legal rights, as at the time he had little income and could by no means challenge the standard of life Susan was providing for their son. "Walt" tells him that he's OK and that he's alone. He then turned and shot Ana Lucia. He seems to have a lot of bad luck." Michael challenged her motives, and she admitted that she wanted him to sign all custody for Walt over to her, as well as allow Brian Porter, her new husband, legal parental rights over their son. ANSWER: Locke does not ask Walt to return to the Island as he does with the rest of the Oceanic returnees, as he felt that the boy had been through enough already. Walt Lloyd, Michael's son who he tries so desperately to protect, gets captured by The Others at the end of the first season with the reason that He Is Special. save hide report. ", Michael's first centric episode in season two was less well received. Tom informed Michael that he would not be able to kill himself even if he wanted to.  Later, Michael offers to take a shift in the hatch that the survivors have found. They reunite when she dies, but on their journey home, their plane crashes on a mysterious island in the South Pacific. Sun brings him to Jack and informs him about Shannon's death. Here Walt is kidnapped by the Island's previous inhabitants, the Others, and Michael spends his time trying to retrieve him. He warned Locke because many bad things happened in that Hatch.  Perrineau described shooting the scenes in "Two for the Road" where Michael murders Ana Lucia and Libby as a "tough day".  After numerous reporters asked about what would be announced, Lost producer Damon Lindelof was contacted, and he gave permission for McPherson to say Harold Perrineau would be returning to Lost. She didn't want to lose Aaron, especially after all the people they lost on the Island; and cited Michael and Jin as examples. What show is Walt watching in the hotel room in Sydney? Michael is the ninth main character to be killed. Michael Dawson was a former construction worker and painter and one of the middle section survivors of Oceanic Flight 815.Before the crash, Michael lost custody of his son Walt to his girlfriend Susan Lloyd, and never got to know him.He had no access to his child until many years later, when Susan died and he was awarded custody. While at sea, he met Frank Lapidus, who told him of his conspiracy theory that the Oceanic 815 wreckage had been staged. Place Michael asks Hurley that if he ever sees Libby again, to tell her he's sorry.  Susan tracks him down at the hospital and tries to convince him to give up his parental rights, so that her new husband can adopt Walt. He does not seem to me to be a free man who does … After Michael leaves the Island in season two, Perrineau knew he would return to Lost at some point; he felt there was more to tell of Michael's story. In a back alley, he prepared to shoot himself when Tom approached with an offer of a job.  Michael slows the bomb's detonation with liquid nitrogen, then tells Jin to leave, when he is almost out of nitrogen. Ben stressed that some of the crew members aboard the Kahana were innocents and should not be killed during a war. Although initially skeptical about the role, Perrineau took it after Lost creator J. J. Abrams told him more about it. Libby briefly appeared to him and told him not to do it, but she disappeared and Michael shook off the hallucination. Michael survived the crash and awoke in a hospital after a visit from his murder victim Libby in a nightmare. ("Confirmed Dead") ("The Other Woman") ("Meet Kevin Johnson"), Desmond and Sayid were being escorted to their new room by Ray, the doctor aboard the Kahana, until they spotted a large blood stain upon the wall of the new room. Mac Slocum of Filmfodder.com said "it wasn't all that interesting".  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