The Conversation: 'Lost' Producers Open Up About Finale

The executive producers of "Lost" share their thoughts on the finale

May 24, 2010— -- Sunday night "Lost" fans across the country got one final dose of their mysterious island, and even more mysterious characters, as a two-and-a-half hour finale brought the show to a close.

But if you are looking for a Monday-morning explanation of all the things you still didn't quite understand, you might be out of luck.

During a series of pre-finale interviews, executive producers Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof explained that come Monday they would be going on radio silence -- no extra answers, no explanation for their choices.

However, when they stopped by ABC News last week for a chat with Diane Sawyer, they were persuaded to answer a few questions about Sunday's finale, as long as Sawyer promised to keep it just between them until the finale ran.

So in today's Conversation, find out what Lindelof and Cuse told Sawyer about the final episode of "Lost."

For Cuse and Lindelof, it was important the ending reflect their emotions of having worked on the show for so long.

"We tried to make an ending to the show that was kind of spiritual and I think captured, really, some of the things we were feeling as a community of people who made the show," Cuse said.

"And if we did our jobs right, we hope there was a lot of crying across the country last night, because we like to cry," Lindelof said.

The two executive producers also shared their favorite scenes from the finale. For Cuse it was a reunion so many fans were dying to see.

"I think for me my favorite moment is the Sawyer and Juliet awakening scene," Cuse said. "I think that the emotion, that got me every time we were editing it. And you know, I love both those characters so much, and that kind of concluding scene was always very emotional. Even though we worked on it 50 times, it still always would kind of completely rip my heart open."

For Lindelof, it is hard to pick just one scene, but a moment between two of the shows' most memorable characters does stick out in his head.

"There is a scene between Ben and Locke outside a church that they have that really is a summation of these two characters who have been at, you know, quite a journey together," he said. "And to see that and to hear what they have to say to each other, I think every time I got to that point in the show, I would -- that's a scene where you realize that this is really over now."

The men behind "Lost" also divulge what scene at the beginning of season six had both of them worried that they might have given away the ending to their show.

So for your final dose of "Lost," tune in to today's Conversation.