One of the most influential shows on television in the last twenty years has been LOST.
For six seasons, the show did something that no other show at the time did. In an era before streaming and binge-watching, LOST gave a full season of shows that you had to watch in order, on network TV, when DVRs weren't widely used. If you missed an episode, it would be hard to follow the series and understand what everyone was talking about.
The show ended up being one of the biggest and most influential shows on TV. It fueled a wave of shows to follow that didn't rely on an "episode of the week" format, but instead trusted that viewers would tune in each week to stick with a good story like an appointment.
As for that story, the way it was developed was interesting. This oral history of the ...
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