io9 got its hands on the audition tapes that kicked off Lost, including Dominic Monaghan and Michael Emerson auditioning for Sayid and Hurley. By far our two faves though are Matthew Fox and Jorge Garcia taking turns playing Sawyer. And while they both do great things with the role (Matthew Fox’s crazy eyes! Garcia’s sullenness!) we’re glad they ended up in the roles they did. The show just wouldn’t be the same without Josh Holloway.
Jorge Garcia as Sawyer: