BEFORE THE CRASH:
- Won $156 million lottery with numbers from patient in a mental institution: 4 8 15 16 23 42
- Suffered from bad luck after win: grandfather died, new house burned, mom broke foot
- Bought the box company Locke works for with his winnings
- Traced the numbers to another unlucky man in Australia
BEFORE THE CRASH: Won $156 million lottery with numbers from patient in a mental institution: 4 8 15 16 23 42. His laid-back humor keeps the survivors' spirits up, yet he secretly believes his bad luck caused the crash. He panicked when he saw the winning numbers on the mysterious hatch right before Locke blew it open.
OFF THE ISLAND: Rescued as part of the Oceanic 6, but was checked back into a mental hospital after seeing visions of the late Charlie.
RETURN TO THE ISLAND: Aboard Ajira Airways Flight 316, a time flash sends him to the island in the '70s, where he becomes a member of Dharma working in the cafeteria.
Survived the detonation of Jughead and is back in the present-day time period on the island. Nominated as a candidate to take over Jacob's job as protector of the island.