Hearts and Minds

{{Infobox Episode
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=Hearts and Minds
=January 12, 2005
=Carlton Cuse & 
Javier Grillo-Marxuach =Rod Holcomb =Naveen Andrews - Sayid Jarrah
Matthew Fox - Jack Shephard
Jorge Garcia - Hugo Reyes
Maggie Grace - Shannon Rutherford
Josh Holloway - James Ford
Malcolm David Kelley - Walt Lloyd
Daniel Dae Kim - Jin-Soo Kwon
Yunjin Kim - Sun-Hwa Kwon
Evangeline Lilly - Kate Austen
Dominic Monaghan - Charlie Pace
Terry O'Quinn - John Locke
Harold Perrineau - Michael Dawson
Ian Somerhalder - Boone Carlyle =Charles Mesure - Bryan =Adam Leadbeater - Malcolm
Kelly Rice
- Nicole =Hearts and Minds transcript}} '''"Hearts and Minds"''' is the thirteenth episode of Season 1 of ''Lost'' and the thirteenth produced hour of the series as a whole. As Boone Carlyle becomes increasingly jealous of Shannon Rutherford's relationship with other survivors on the Island, John Locke hatches a plan to make him realize that he should let go. Meanwhile, Hugo "Hurley" Reyes. Flashbacks in this episode center around Boone and Shannon's time in Australia and what they were doing there. ==Synopsis== ===Previously on ''Lost''=== *Charlie and Claire are abducted by Ethan Rom. Jack and Locke split up to track them, and Boone asks to go with them. {{crossref}} *Boone asks what Locke did for a living, and doubts his assertion that he was an office worker at a box company. Later, he is impressed when Locke correctly predicts that it will begin raining. {{crossref}} *At the beach, Shannon remarks that Boone and Locke have been spending entire days in the jungle for the last two weeks and asks what they have been doing. {{crossref}} *When Locke and Boone don't return from their search efforts at night, Kate assures Shannon that her brother is safe with Locke at his side. {{crossref}} ===Flashback=== {{I=1x13 boone.JPG=200=left=Boone disregards his lady friend for Shannon.}} At a posh tennis club, Boone is leaving the court with a Nicole, when he gets a call on his cell phone from Shannon. She's crying, and shouting is heard in the background. She begs Boone for help, asking him to come and get her. Boone asks her where she is, and she answers "Sydney." Boone knocks on the door at a house, and Shannon's boyfriend Bryan answers. Boone enters looking for Shannon and when she comes in the room, she looks surprised to see him. Boone reminds her of her frantic call, but she clams up and asks him to leave. While Bryan has his back to her, Shannon pulls back her hair to reveal a large bruise on her face. {{I=1x13 sawyer boone.JPG=200=right=Sawyer is manhandled in as Boone speaks to the detective.}} While Boone attempts to file a complaint against Bryan at the Australian police station, Sawyer is brought into the station in the background while the Malcolm and Boone chat. The detective reveals Shannon and Boone are in fact not blood related, but step-siblings, as his Sabrina Carlyle married Shannon's Adam Rutherford when they were children. The police can't help Boone, so he decides to take another approach. He finds Bryan at work on the docks and tells him to get out of Shannon's life. When Bryan scoffs, telling Boone that he loves Shannon, Boone decides to get to the point and asks what his love is worth. Showing his true colors, Bryan names his price $50,000 US dollars. {{I=1x13 BooneShannonBryan.jpg=200=left=Boone learns the truth.}} At the same house in Australia, after paying Bryan off Boone goes to collect Shannon and her things, but Shannon looks guilty. Bryan comes into the room and lays it all out for Boone. Shannon orchestrated the Deceptions and cons in an attempt to get money from Boone's mother. Boone is humiliated and lets his emotions get the better of him, resulting in a fight between Bryan and him. Boone leaves the house bloodied and rejected. Later, at Boone's hotel room in Sydney, Shannon knocks on the door. She tells him that Bryan took off with the money and now she has no place to go. Shannon comes close to Boone, telling him that she knew he would bring the money because he is in love with her. Boone says she is drunk and crazy, but she comes closer and closer and Boone can't help himself. They fall into a passionate Kissing and have sex. The next morning, Shannon is cold towards Boone and tells him she wants things to go back the way they were, regardless of Boone's feelings. === On the Island === Day 24 Boone stares at Sayid, who is enjoying an easy conversation with Shannon. Hurley interrupts Boone, asking him why he and Locke haven't brought back any boars lately. Boone, offended, tells Hurley that hunting boar isn't as easy as he thinks. Hurley reminds Boone that everybody needs protein, and that living in this place isn't a game. {{I=Hea1.jpg=left=200=The Hatch, uncovered.}} Boone confronts Sayid and tells him to stay away from his sister. Sayid isn't intimidated, but Boone isn't backing down either. Before the situation escalates, Locke calls Boone away, saying they have work to do. While trudging through the jungle, Locke counsels Boone not to make an enemy out of Sayid -- they are going to need him on their side later. For now, the important thing is to get back to the Hatch (Swan Exterior). Juliet is Lost|♪ Hurley finds Jack and asks him if he has anything to help his upset stomach. Jack asks Hurley a few questions and learns the cause of his distress Hurley has been eating nothing but fruit for the last week and his stomach is starting to complain. Hurley says they need protein, but there hasn't been any boar. Jack tells him to go and ask Jin for some fish, but Hurley tells Jack that Jin has it in for him because Pilot, Part 2. Later, when Jack recounts the conversation to Kate, she offers about a more disturbing possibility for the lack of boar meat lately "What if Locke is not catching them on purpose?" {{I=HurleyJinFish1x13.jpg=200=right=Hurley tries to make Jin teach him how to fish.}} Back on the beach, Hurley's desperation forces him to approach Jin. He asks him to teach him how to fish, but Jin has no idea what Hurley is saying. Still, as Jin walks to the water for the day's fishing, Hurley follows close behind. Boone and Locke discuss how they can open the Hatch. Crocodile Locke|♪ Boone tries to convince Locke to tell the others about their discovery. If not everyone else, at least Shannon. Locke tells Boone she isn't ready to know and telling her now will only cause problems, but Boone insists -- he's going to tell her when they get back to camp. Locke feels that Shannon has too large an influence over Boone's life, asking if Regularly spoken phrases's sure, but tells him the decision is his. But when Boone starts off again down the trail, Locke whacks him over the head with the handle of a knife, Head injuries. Juliette is Lost|♪ {{I=1x13 locke boone.JPG=200=left=Boone pleads for Locke to let him go.}} Boone wakes up to find himself tied to a tree. Locke sits before him, mixing a Locke's drug in a coconut bowl. Boone begs Locke to untie him, but Locke refuses. He approaches Boone and spreads some of his concoction over Boone's open head wound. Locke tells Boone that he is on his own and he leaves a knife just out of Boone's reach. "You can cut yourself free and make your way back to camp," Locke says, "With the proper motivation." Kate and Sun are working in a Sun's garden Sun has made. Kate is taking advantage of the fact that Sun can't understand English to speak freely about herself. When she says something funny and Sun can't help but smile, Kate realizes that Sun ''can'' speak English. Sun begs Kate Character secrets anyone. Meanwhile, back at the beach, Hurley is trying his best to mimic everything Jin does in an attempt to catch some fish of his own. Having no luck at all, he throws down his makeshift net in frustration and storms back to the beach, but he steps on a sea urchin and howls in pain. Jin helps him back to the beach and Hurley begs him to urinate on his foot in order to prevent infection. Despite the language barrier, Jin understands his request and flatly refuses. {{I=1x13BooneShannonJunglePromo.jpg=200=right=Boone and Shannon run from the Monster. {{still}}}} Back in the jungle, Boone struggles to free himself, but there is no way of reaching the knife. Suddenly, he hears Shannon screaming from another part of the jungle. When he asks her for help, she tells him that she is tied up, too. And there's a bigger problem The Man in Black. Boone is able to contort himself just enough to get the knife; he cuts himself loose before following Shannon's screams to her location and cutting her loose as well. They both sprint off and hide in a mangrove trunk as the Monster approaches. Proper Motivation|♪ In another part of the jungle, Sayid quizzes Jack about which way he thinks north is, and Sayid confirms Jack was correct. Sayid shows him the compass Locke gave to him earlier, which shows north in The Island. Sayid claims it must be defective. He says a minor Electromagnetism anomaly could throw it off by 2 or 3 degrees, but not by as much as it is. Back in the jungle, the coast is clear. As Boone and Shannon make their way along the trail, Boone tells Shannon all about the Hatch. {{I=1x13 JackCharlie.jpg=200=left=Jack asks Charlie what he thinks about Locke.}} While Jack and Charlie make a fire on the beach, Jack asks Charlie for his opinion on Locke. Charlie says that Locke is the one man on the Island that he would trust his life to. Kate and Sun continue to talk about the English secret. When Kate asks why Sun doesn't tell Jin, Sun tells Kate it's because she loves him, asking Kate, "Haven't you ever Deceptions and cons to a man you loved?" Kate gives no response. Back at camp, Hurley is sharing his tale of failure and sea urchin with Michael when Jin arrives and presents Hurley with his very own fish. He may not speak English, but he recognizes that Hurley made a good effort and this is his reward. Credit Where Credit is Due|♪ In the jungle, Boone and Shannon are attacked by the Monster again. This time, try as they might, they can't run fast enough and Shannon is snatched up by the beast. Run Away! Run Away!|♪ {{I=BooneCryingShannon1x13.jpg=200=left=Boone cries as he finds Shannon's lifeless body.}} Boone continues his desperate search for Shannon, but he finds her bloody, crumpled body lying by a stream. Boone weeps as she dies in his arms. Credit Where Credit is Due|♪ Later, after finally making his way back to camp, Boone sees Locke sitting by the fire and attacks him, blaming Locke for Shannon's death. When Boone tells Locke that Shannon died in his arms, Locke asks Boone why there is no blood on him. Boone starts to respond, but at that moment Shannon comes into view. She's alive and well, chatting happily with Sayid. Credit Where Credit is Due|♪ Boone realizes that the concoction Locke spread on his head wound was a hallucinogenic that caused Boone to have his "vision." Locke confirms this, and asks Boone how he felt when Shannon died. Boone says, "I felt relieved." Shannon's Funeral|♪ Satisfied that Boone is finally making strides towards letting go of Shannon, Locke tells Boone to "Follow me." He does so. Crocodile Locke|♪ {{Brclear}} ==Trivia== * This day (Day 24) is seen again in a flashback in {{ep}} as Arzt gives Nikki a map to try and find their luggage. It is on this day that Nikki and Paulo find the drug smuggler's plane and the Pearl station. * When Boone is reporting Shannon being abused by her boyfriend, Sawyer is seen being led away by police officers, shouting and screaming. These events are revisited in "Exodus, Part 1" from Sawyer's perspective. ** This is the first explicit character connection revealed in a flashback. * The scene between Jack and Locke on the beach is similar in setup to the one between Jacob and the Man in Black at the beginning of {{ep}}. As one is sitting on a beach looking out at the ocean, the other approaches, asks "Mind if I join you?" and they speak of a ship or ships. *Hy-bird's bird can be heard before the Monster attacks Boone and Shannon. * This episode is Rated TV-14-V. {{Brclear}} ==Production notes== *Emilie de Ravin (Claire Littleton) does not appear and is not credited in this episode. * This is the only Boone-centric episode in the entire series. * The first episode to feature a writing credit for Carlton Cuse, who subsequently became one of the main showrunners. * An audio commentary by Carlton Cuse, Javier Grillo-Marxuach, Maggie Grace, and Ian Somerhalder for this episode is available on the Season 1 DVD. * In the audio commentary it is stated that the two compass scenes weren't in the original script for this episode; they were added because the episode's length was short. * A Lost On Location (Season 1)#.22Hearts and Minds.22. {{Brclear}} ===Cut material=== {{I=Lost1x13HeartsandMinds45.png=100=right=The monster leaves behind a path of destruction.}} * The script called for a scene in which Boone and Shannon emerged from the banyan tree and looked upon the monster's wide path of destruction through the trees.http//www.spoilertv.co.uk/images/archived-old-shows/lost/Misc/Scripts/Episode%201.12%20-%20Hearts%20and%20Minds/Lost_1x12_-_Hearts_and_Minds45.png.php SpoilerTV.uk "Hearts and Minds" Script, Scene 23 ===Bloopers and continuity errors=== {{I=Episode_1-13.png=200=right=Boone's right hand, in front and behind his body.}} * Kate watches Jin and Sun walk past the same spot behind the waterfall twice, just before Jack gives her the guava seeds. * When Boone wakes up with his hands tied after Locke has drugged him, his right hand is shown simultaneously tied up in front of him and behind him in several back-to-back shots. * When Locke hands Sayid his compass, Sayid places it right next to the magnet he was using to magnetize the needle for his home-made compass. The magnet would throw off the compass' needle and it should not point to north. It would point to the magnet. * On the DVD, on the English subtitles, Boone's surname is spelled incorrectly. It is spelled "Carlisle" instead of Carlyle. ===Music=== The Lost (Original Television Soundtrack). "Proper Motivation" covers an action motif that plays as Boone breaks from his bonds and later concludes several other scenes. "Run Away! Run Away!" introduces a theme for the monster, and a Pursuit motif for flight plays soon before it. The episode also introduces Shannon's theme, which appears in the season 2 track "Shannon's Funeral", and a non-soundtrack Bilingual motif that plays during scenes featuring multiple languages. It contains an early statement of what later becomes Miles's theme. ==Analysis== === Recurring themes === {{NavMinor-RecurringThemes}} *The episode opens with a close-up on Boone's eye opening. {{Crossref}} *As Boone visits the detective, Sawyer is taken to a cell behind him. {{Crossref}} *Locke ties Boone up in the jungle. {{Crossref}} *Shannon deceives Boone into thinking that her boyfriend is beating her. {{Crossref}} *Boone hallucinates about Shannon. {{Crossref}} *Sayid mentions to Jack that something big is disrupting Locke's compass. {{Crossref}} *Boone asks Locke whether they will be working on the hatch for 4 months like Michelangelo on the Statue of David. {{Crossref}} *Boone's flight to Sydney took 15 hours. {{Crossref}} *Sun begs Kate not to tell anyone she can speak English. {{Crossref}} *The light switches in Bryan's house are black and white. {{Crossref}} *Boone thinks he witnesses Shannon die in his arms. {{crossref}} *Shannon claims Boone's mother kept her father's money when he died. {{crossref}} *Sawyer calls one of the detectives at the police state "Croc hunter". {{crossref}} {{brclear}} === Cultural references === {{NavMinor-CulturalReferences}} * '''WikipediaHearts ands Minds (Vietnam)''' This term stems from the strategy used by the US Military to curry the popular favor/approval (win the "hearts and minds") of the Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War. It has become a popular term today denoting the way a society can use its military and public relations skills to conquer a country, not necessarily through brute force but through winning the "hearts and minds" of the people. The term also holds connotations with propaganda and propaganda's fictitious nature. {{Crossref}} **Taken into context with this episode, Shannon conquered Boone not through the use of force but through the use of Hearts and Minds. She controls the relationship as the conqueror, and Boone fell for her ruses. **Boone was in a way conquered by Locke. Locke wins Boone's allegiance by giving him a vision that allows him to let Shannon go. *"'''WikipediaHearts and Minds (episode)'''" was also the name of an episode of WikipediaThe Outer Limits. The show originally aired on ABC, starred Brett Cullen (Goodwin), and guest starred Zack Ward (Marc Silverman). Like this episode, the Outer Limits episode's plot involves hallucinations. {{ref}} *'''WikipediaBoy Scouts of America''' Locke tells Sayid that he was a Webelos Scout. Webelos is the highest level of Cub Scouts. Originally an award following Lion (Wolf Bear Lion Scout), it has since become a full part of the rank system. When Lion was dropped the acronym was changed to mean ''WE'll BE LOyal Scouts.'' *'''''WikipediaThe Crocodile Hunter''''' When Sawyer is being hustled into the police station, he calls detective Calderwood "Crock Hunter." ''The Crocodile Hunter'' was a television series hosted by WikipediaSteve Irwin about dangerous animal life found in Australia. {{ref}} *'''WikipediaMichelangelo''' Locke tells Boone a story of the four months Michelangelo stared at a block of marble before sculpting it into the Statue of David, and Boone asks whether they will be staring at the Hatch for four months. {{ref}} *'''WikipediaItaly national football team''' In his first flashback at the tennis club, Boone is wearing an Italian national football team T-shirts. {{ref}} {{brclear}} ===Literary techniques=== {{NavMinor-LiteraryTechniques}} * Boone's past attempt at rescuing Shannon only got himself more deeply in love with her; his vision quest on the Island helped him let her go. {{crossref}} * Jin gives Hurley medicine to cure his foot injury, but Hurley spits it back out. Jack gives Charlie pills for his heroin withdrawl, and Charlie swallows them effortlessly. {{crossref}} * The first mention of electromagnetism takes place in this episode with the conversation between Sayid and Jack regarding the peculiar compass reading. This later plays a big part in the second season with the Swan station. {{crossref}} *Locke tells Boone twice, "It's time for you to let go" and "Time to let go." {{crossref}} *At first it appears that Shannon has been killed by the Smoke Monster. It is then revealed that it was only a vision, and Shannon is actually still alive. {{crossref}} {{brclear}} === Storyline analysis === {{NavMinor-Analysis}} *Boone kisses Shannon, and the two spend the night together until Shannon coldly says that they will return to the way they were. {{Crossref}} *Boone is jealous of the attention Shannon is giving Sayid, until Locke convinces him to "let go." {{Crossref}} {{brclear}} ==Episode connections== ===Episode references=== * Hurley talks about refusing to eat the sea urchin Jin had caught. {{crossref}} * Hurley wonders why Locke hasn't caught any boars lately. {{crossref}} * Kate discovers Sun speaks English. {{crossref}} * Jack asks Charlie about his heroin withdrawal. {{crossref}} * Locke tells Boone they need to get back to the Hatch. {{crossref}} ===Episode allusions=== ==External links== *http//www.dailyscript.com/scripts/111_hearts_salmon.pdf Full episode script (PDF format) ===References=== {{reflist}} {{brclear}} {{nav-Boone}} arقلوب وعقول daHearts and Minds de1.13 Gefühl und Verstand esHearts and Minds fr1x13 heלבבות ומחשבות itRagione e sentimento nlHearts and Minds plHearts and Minds ptHearts and Minds ruСердца и мысли CategoryEpisodes CategorySeason 1 CategoryBoone and Shannon-centric CategoryFeatured on Lost on Location CategoryEpisodes that are Rated TV-14-V