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Is it just me, or did last night’s season finale of “Lost” seem like a dramatic version of the series finale of “Gilligan’s Island?” One of the complaints people have about “Lost” is that it became very confusing, it kept leaving loose ends, and it got more bizarre as the season went on. There was some sort of monster made out of smoke, a mysterious voice that only two people could hear, and no one ever knows why the island has magical powers. I’ve got great news for fans of the show. You apparently don’t need to worry about those things anymore. It’s not that the producers of the show answered any of these questions, just that producers have moved on. All right, here’s what we know. Apparently, the cast of the show was rescued from the island. Throughout the finale, we kept seeing flash backs of Jack’s pathetic life. He actually caused another woman to get into an accident when he was standing on a bridge, wanting to jump off. However, we learned they weren’t flashbacks, they were flash-forwards. It showed jack and Kate talking about how Jack secretly hopes to crash back onto the island, saying they should have never left. Isn’t that what happened on “Gilligan’s Island?” They all get rescued, but they hate their new lives, and they all go back to the home they used to know? I worry that next season on “Lost” there will be a millionaire and his wife deeply involved with the story, as well as a movie star that happened to have thousands of evening gowns, and a country girl who always wears pigtails. I hope they cast John Goodman as the skipper, he’s funny.