Getting Lost: “There’s No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3” Preview

This is it. The last Lost preview of the season. Thursday night, beginning at 8pm ET/7pm CT, ABC will air an encore of “There’s No Place Like Home, Part 1” with never-before-seen bonus footage followed by the two-hour season finale. It’s been an incredible season so far, and it promises to get even better during the final two hours.

Here are the unanswered questions heading into this week’s season finale,
“There’s No Place Like Home, Parts 2 & 3”:

Why did Ben allow himself to be captured?

How does Faraday know about the Orchid station?

Other than Sun’s dad, who is the other man responsible for Jin’s death?

Who put all those explosives on the freighter?

Why was Locke chosen by the island?

Who is Locke’s father?

How is Locke supposed to move the island?

What is the significance of the objects that Richard Alpert showed young John Locke?

What exactly is Richard Alpert’s role in the Ben vs. Widmore battle?

What is Kate doing for Sawyer?

Why did Sawyer decide to stay on the island?

What does Christian Shephard want from Jack and Claire?

What exactly are “the rules”?

Why can’t Ben kill Widmore?

Why is Widmore confident that Ben can’t find Penny?

When and how did the island belong to Widmore, and how did Ben take it from him?

Will Sayid ultimately betray Desmond and kill Penny?

How does Ben control the smoke monster?

What is going on in Ben’s special room?

Who really put the fake Oceanic 815 at the bottom of the ocean, Widmore or Ben?

Does Jin really die?

What happened to Annie?

What’s in that Black Rock journal, and why does Charles Widmore want it so badly?

Why will Daniel need Desmond to be his “constant”?

Why is Kate raising Aaron off the island?

According to the Oceanic 6’s story, who is Aaron’s “father”?

Why doesn’t Jack want to see Aaron off the island?

Why does Miles ask Ben for $3.2 million in exchange for telling everyone that Ben is dead?

What time is it?

Who is RG and why are his/her initials engraved on Naomi’s bracelet?

Who was Mr. Avellino?

Who are the people on Ben’s list, and why?

In her flashback, Charlotte finds the Hydra symbol and the remains of a polar bear wearing a collar in Tunisia. Um, what’s up with that?

Why did Seth Norris pilot Oceanic 815 instead of Frank?

Once off the island, why does Jack need to go back?

Who was in the coffin during Jack’s flash-forward?

Who is Jacob?

Check back Friday morning for a review of this week’s episode.