The Island; 1977: Oldham interrogates a now giddily tripping Sayid, who gives way more than name, rank and serial number. He says he was in handcuffs because he's "a bad man." And when Oldham wants to know if he was running away from his people, Sayid says, "What people?" Oh, poor chicken. Er... I should find another endearment, shouldn't I? When questioned, Sayid says he's not a hostile. "I came on a plane -- Ajira flight 316, and that's how I returned to the island." He explains that the first time, he was on Oceanic 815 which crashed on the island, and he was there for 100 days. He then adds, "Ask Sawyer." Sawyer shits a brick, when Oldham asks who "Sawyer" is, and he's then saved by the unlikeliest person of all -- Radzinsky, who butts into the interrogation process, because he's still all hung up finding out what Sayid saw when he was at the Flame Station -- you know -- into which he dragged Sayid, in the first place. I'm just sayin'... Sayid confesses that the he knows that the Flame is a communications station, the Pearl was to observe other stations and that the Swan was to study electro-magnetism. "But of course, that was before the incident..." Radzinsky cuts Sayid off with another freak out. Horace orders him to "cool it." Then out of the blue, Sayid tells them they're all going to die. "They're going to kill you." When Oldham asks how he knows this, Sayid says, "Because I am from the future." While Sawyer's eyeballs roll right out of his head, and across the jungle, Oldham allows that maybe he should have only given Sayid half a dropper of goofy juice. When he says, "Ooops," Sayid cracks up. "You used exactly enough." And we cut to...
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