Lost is good television. Yes, it’s got a formula, and those hurlting-trombones-down-the-staircase riff the show uses right before cutting to commercial is just on the safe side from annoying, but I don’t wish for the characters to get eaten by wandering monsters. I keep watching the show and asking myself:
What’s up with the polar bears?
Where are the freaky survivor people?
And, dude, what the hell is in The Hatch?
That’s good storytelling, when an author has the audience wanting more. I just hope the whole thing isn’t going to be someone’s dream. That would suck and put JJ Abrams right into the David Kelly Home for Hacks.