The Lost Numbers: What do 4 8 15 16 23 42?

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Although the series &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; ended five years ago, the fascination of the show and its myths is never gone. Secrets of the island have maintained the creative minds of the series and guarded, so some facts for fans answered extremely unsatisfactory. A mystery concerns the legendary &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; -numbers 4 8 15 16 23 42. We look at what's behind it.

The Lost Numbers: What do 4 8 15 16 23 42?Source: © ABC

Last year, the legendary series celebrated &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; its tenth anniversary. Unfortunately, we can only reminisce or to trick the DVDs of the series, since 2010 shimmered the last episode &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; on the screens.

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Who, incidentally, never a trailer for &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; has seen this can catch up here again &# 8211; but beware: Season 6 Spoiler means:

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In addition to emotional character stories and action sequences and exciting cliffhangers fascinated &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; particularly by its mysteries. One of them was the so-called Lost numbers. What it's all about, we will discuss here.

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Lost numbers &# 8211; first occurrence

It was the 18th episode of the first season of &Lost; # 8220&# 8221 ;, we Hugo Reyes (Jorge Garcia) Alias ​​Hurley by flash backs that &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; distinguished, met closer. Here we learned that Hurley is actually a made man, as he has on the account get by winning the lottery 156 million US dollars. His lucky numbers: 4 8 15 16 23 42.

However, after the lottery win was over Hurley's lucky, because many events in its immediate vicinity reported then that the numbers that which they used to bring bad luck. We learn that Hurley has the numbers from the psychiatric inmates Leonard Sims, with whom he was imprisoned once snapped together.

The numbers lead Hurley finally to Australia, where he met the wife of a former Navy soldiers, who in turn served together with Leonard Sims several years ago and one day over radio waves heard a female voice that constantly repeated the numbers.

This closes the loop with the events on the island includes, for it was Danielle Rousseau (Mira Farlan), Which settled these radio messages once. Hurley responds to these numbers again on the island. The first time as Sayid (Naveen Andrews) just returns from that encounter with Rousseau. Finally, the result is also shown very exciting that the numbers are also on the bunkers, which Locke (Terry O&8217; Quinn) had previously discovered.

Lost numbers &# 8211; importance

Hurley is almost desperate in the same sequence, with madness, Rousseau asks the questions why she has just sent those numbers. Your answer also met us as spectators very hard: &# 8220; I do not know!&# 8220 ;.

Logical that we, the makers not the same in the first season of the biggest mysteries of the &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; wanted to tell -Universums. But by the end of the complete meaning of the Lost numbers remained unclear. The 42 so gave Producer David Fury in an interview, is a reference to &# 8220; The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy&# 8221 ;. The rest?

It was not about what the numbers mean, but rather the question on the show: How I feel while I &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; look?

The answer serial inventor Damon Lindelof 2010 in an interview with USA Today.

In the show itself, the Lost numbers are justified by the Valenzetti equation. This fictional theory that was put forward by the equally fictional mathematician Enzo Valenzetti calculated supposedly the time to extinction of mankind. The purpose of the DHARMA Initiative, it is namely to change these factors the equation by influencing the environment and thus to make a human survival possible. Hence also why the numbers can be found everywhere on the island explained.

 

But the numbers were in &Lost; # 8220&# 8221; used in almost all situations and places. A short list and interesting facts to you can see on the next page.