16

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'''16''' is the fourth of the Numbers. Below is a list of appearances on the show, chronologically by episode.

==Occurrences in the show==


===Season 1===

{{I=Distress signal.jpg=right=200=The Distress signal has been playing for '''sixteen''' years.}}
* Jack did his first solo operation on a '''16'''-year-old girl, in the story about fear he told Kate. {{crossref}}
* Jack, Kate, and Charlie found The Pilot '''16''' hours after the crash. {{crossref}}
* The number '''16''' was displayed on the doubling cube while Locke explained backgammon to Walt. This was also shown to display a 4 in the same scene. {{crossref}}
* Sayid said the transmission from Danielle Rousseau had been playing for '''16''' years; since we know that was how long she had been in the The Island (and she was pregnant when she got there), we also know her daughter Alex was that many years old. {{crossref}}
* Jack told Chrissy at Sydney Airport desk he had to land in Los Angeles in '''16''' hours, to bury Christian. {{crossref}}
* Sawyer needed $'''16'''0,000 for his con of Jessica. {{crossref}}
* The poster on the wall of the pool hall had the date June '''16'''th. {{Crossref}}
* It had been '''16''' weeks since someone had won the Lottery before Hurley did. {{crossref}} 
* Sam_Toomey and Lenny heard The Numbers '''16''' years ago. {{crossref}}
* Hurley paid the Old Scooter Man $'''16'''00 for his scooter at the Sydney Airport. {{crossref}}
* Hurley left his mom $'''16'''0 million. {{crossref}}

===Season 2===

{{I=2x01 Bike 16.jpg=right=200=The exercise bike was going '''sixteen''' miles per hour.}}
* Desmond was peddling the exercise bike '''16''' miles per hour. {{crossref}}
* The number '''16''' was scribbled on the wall of graffiti when Jack went down to the hatch for the first time, along with 8, 42, and 108. {{crossref}}
* The number '''16''' was on one of the gas pumps in Hurley's flashback. {{crossref}}
* Shannon said she would be working at her internship '''16''' hours. {{crossref}}
* Ana Lucia called in on the police radio as 8 Adam '''16'''.  {{crossref}}
* Ana Lucia's patrol car was 4'''16'''88.  {{crossref}}
* Anthony Cooper's safety deposit box in {{ep}} was number 15'''16'''. {{crossref}}
* The September 22nd System Failure occurred at 4'''16'''. {{crossref}}
* While Mr Eko was posing as a priest in Australia he was sent to investigate a miracle involving Charlotte Malkin. He was told by Richard Malkin that he knew it was a fraud as he too was a fraud and even accepted $'''16''',000 from a couple in LA to tell a girl (Claire) to give away her baby. {{crossref}}
* One of the LAPD cars had the number '''16''' on it. {{crossref}}
* There were '''16''' guns before the Others took some. When asked how many guns there are, Sawyer says, "Rifles and pistols, eleven total… In case you forgot, they took five of them right off us." {{crossref}}

===Season 3===

{{I=3x02 Jae Lee Hotel Room 1516.jpg=right=200=Hotel Room 15'''16'''.}}
* Jae Lee's hotel room number in The Glass Ballerina was 15'''16'''. {{crossref}}
* Juliet entered '''16'''23 into the sonic fence keypad. {{crossref}}
* Jack and Kate spent tense moments in the jungle, gathering firewood and breaking it into pieces, and during their angry silence and the following conversation, they broke 8 branches into '''16''' usable pieces. {{crossref}}
* The keypad in The Looking Glass had '''16''' keys, each a musical value, in a 4x4 pattern. {{crossref}}

===Season 4===
* Hurley's watercolor paint set had '''16''' bowls of paint. {{crossref}}
* The docket number of Kate's trial was 4223'''16'''15, the last four the Numbers in reverse. {{crossref}}
*The timer on the bomb Michael was given by the others to set off on the freighter had a countdown of 16 seconds. {{crossref}}
*John Locke's mother Emily Locke was '''16''' years old when she gave birth to the premature John. {{crossref}}
* Jack pumped Desmond's chest '''16''' times when trying to revive him after pulling Desmond's body from the water. {{crossref}}

===Season 5===
*The swinging pendulum in Ms. Hawking's lab passed the camera 4 times, then another 4 times (making 8). If it continued, there would be a total of '''16''' passes (and consequently, 15 before it). {{crossref}}
*The model of the real "Jughead" bomb was EC'''16'''. {{crossref}}
*The hotel John stays in has '''16''' neon letters on its front, "WESTERFIELD HOTEL."{{crossref}}
*At the beginning of the episode, the time on the microwave was 3'''16'''. {{crossref}}
*Naomi offered Miles '''1.6''' million dollars after his "audition". {{crossref}}
*There were '''16''' key holders on the DHARMA van sign-in board, visible when Miles comes back with Hurley. (Some Like It Hoth).

===Season 6===
{{I=6x04-Jacob's WallJarrah.jpg=right=200=Sayid is number 16 inside the cliffside cave wall. {{crossref}}}}
*Sayid Jarrah was number 16 in Jacob's list on the cave wall.

==''The Lost Experience''==
* 08/15 and 08/'''16''' were the respective dates of the Widmore twins' births in Gary Troup's 'Bad Twin'. {{crossref}}
* The Widmore gate code was #815'''16'''. {{crossref}}

==Outside the show and real life occurrences==
* There are sixteen http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ounce ounces in an http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avoirdupois avoirdupois pound. 
* There are sixteen different personality types in the http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myers-Briggs Myers-Briggs classification system. 
* There are sixteen http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pawn pawns in a http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess chess set and each player in a http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess chess game starts with sixteen pieces 
* Children in the United States can get their driver's licence at the age of 16.

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