The final season of Lost set to kickoff tonight night. The JTA staff started wondering: What if it had been an El Al flight that crashed on the island? Here the answers from their website:
In the first place, the plane would have never crashed because the pilots would have been able to perform evasive maneuvers. But if it had… - Jack would not have been the only doctor. - John Locke would have been named Yeshyahu Leibowitz. - Sayid would have never been on the plane. - Instead of his makeshift radio, some of the Israeli passengers would have set up a high-speed Internet link. - A Chabad house would have opened up. - There would be more than just one recklessly driven, German-made vehicle on the road. - The existence of a nuclear weapon on the island would never have been acknowledged. - Gratuitous shots of Kate in her underwear would be replaced by quick peeks of haredi women sans sheitels. - The island would suddenly have attracted the attention of the entire world, with the U.N. accusing the passengers of illegally occupying territory and using disproportionate force to fend off attacks by the Others.