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Evangeline Lilly

Back to the future for 'Lost,' others

With the continuing dominance of reality TV and an industrywide mandate to keep cutting costs, it is getting harder and harder to find anything positive to report about the state of television drama these days.

Except when it comes to the ABC serial Lost, which ends it fourth season with a two-hour episode tonight at 9. Season- enders of Lost are not to be ignored.

Reverberations from last year's finale, which concluded with a flash-forward in time that found Jack Shephard (Matthew Fox) and Kate Austen (Evangeline Lilly) off the island, are still being felt a year later. The technique of instantly jumping the narrative several years into the future not only re-energized the...