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The number 42 is the final number in the numbers sequence. Below is a list of the appearances of this number in chronological order by episode, and the number 42 in real life.

In Lost:
  • The average length of an episode (excluding commercials) is 42 minutes long.

Season 1:

"Exodus: Part 1"-

"Exodus: Part 2"-
  • Hurley's hotel room is 2342.
  • Hurley's car traveled 42 kilometers before it broke down.
  • There were 42 survivors that were still alive by the end of the season.

Season 2:

The Mural (42 in Center, Towards the Right)"Man of Science, Man of Faith"-

  • Locke was working on question 42 on a crossword puzzle. The answer was Gilgamesh.

"One of Them"-

Desmond's Letter"Live Together, Die Alone"-
  • The Address of the prison Desmond was at was Southway Garrison, 42 Berechurch Road.
  • Desmond tells Libby he needs $42,000 to buy a boat.
  • Kelvin Inman died when he was 42.

Season 3:

"A Tale of Two Cities"-
  • Jack was working on a crossword with number 42. The answer was Necessary Evils.

"Enter 77"-
  • There were 42 moves until inevitable checkmate in the chess game Locke played against the computer.

Season 4:

"Confirmed Dead"-

"The Constant"-

In Real Life:
  • In the book The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, 42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything.
  • 42nd Street in New York is a very main and popular street, including many landmarks such as the Chrysler Building, Grand Central Station, New York Public Library, and Times Square.
  • 42 is a disastrous number in Japan; the pronunciation of the number sounds similar to "going to death" in Japanese.

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