In its freshman season, viewers are introduced to Earl Hickey, a lifelong (but oddly lovable) no-account who wins the lottery, then promptly loses the ticket after being hit by a car. In an epiphany, Earl realizes its all because of bad karma. Thus begins Earl's quest to turn his karma around by making amends for all his former misdeeds, of which there are plenty.
"Lost" at PALEYFEST on March 16, 2014. Ten years after the 2004 premiere of the eye-opening pilot: We have to go back! ABC's "Lost" evolved into one of TV's great "myth arc" shows and endures first and foremost because of its deeply flawed yet ultimately heroic characters: Jack, Kate, Sawyer, Hurley, Locke, and all the other poor lost souls who survived the crash of Oceanic Flight 815.