Could the show that has redefined science-fiction for the masses be the harbinger of what television-drama will become? While flashbacks and flashforwards gave the audience insight into character's lives, the flashsideways are what could make for cutting edge television drama.
Here's a LOST theory for you: If Jack and Claire don't have their recommended dosage of alcohol PEOPLE DIE! There is a lot of pent up anger going on, and island rehab doesn't seem to be working.
Ending speculation, Carlton Cuse tweeted "No State of the Union conflict with LOST! We go Feb. 2!" Meanwhile White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is saying he doesn't "foresee a conflict." So, the State of the Union is probably on Jan. 26, and may actually only be The Corner's second-least favorite show on television.