the buddy holly song in the beginning reminds me of this at&t blackberry commercial they play every single day:
the test Richard gives Locke to choose an item is similar to the dalai lama test, also done on king of the hill:
Evangeline Lilly on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1:
Evangeline Lilly on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 2:
Evangeline Lilly on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 3:
Carl looked like Han Solo Frozen in Carbon in The Empire Strikes Back.
There is a pic of the Praying Hands on the wall in young Locke’s house:
In Something Nice Back Home Jack reads Aaron a bedtime story, which reminded me that there was a long-running kids TV show in the UK named Jackanory. And on Jackanory, celebrities read famous books. The first book to be read on Jackanory’s revival in 2006 was the parody of The Lord of the Rings, named Muddle Earth. And the Noughties film trilogy of The Lord of the Rings of course starred Dominic Monaghan as Merry.
At the start of Cabin Fever Everyday by Buddy Holly is heard. And Buddy Holly famously LOST his life in a plane crash at Clear Lake in Iowa. And Iowa is of course Kate’s state.