Topic: 24

6 Ways ‘The Event’ Differs From ‘Lost’ and ’24′

6 Ways 'The Event' Differs From 'Lost' and '24'

Last night was the second episode of The Event, which a lot of people are calling NBC’s attempt at “Lost meets 24,” two very popular shows that went off the air this year. And the show does seem to bite a lot from both those beloved cult programs style: there are tropical islands, a black president, and lots of plane crashes/fights with “others.” But as Damon Lindelof, Lost’s creator, pointed out last night on Twitter, “I think THE EVENT is swell, but if 24 and LOST really had a baby it would hate both its parents and regularly engage in torture.”

And while we think Damon Lindelof should shut up most of the time, he has a point. Here’s 6 other ways The Event has differentiated itself from its predecessors. More »