Top definition
A flash sideways is not a flashback, flash-forward or an alternate timeline. It posits what would have happened if one event didn't.
In the ABC Television show Lost, a flash sideways shows what would have happened if Oceanic flight 815 didn't crash on the island but instead landed in Los Angeles.
by babcock69 May 23, 2010
Get the mug
Get a flash sideways mug for your fish Larisa.
2
Similar to a flashback or flashforward but shows events that would transpire if a character's life would have turned out differently than what happened in the original timeline.

This concept was first started in the 6th season of the tv series Lost.
Guy1: "Man, imagine what my life would be like in a flashsideways timeline if Emily didn't break up with me?"

Guy2: "I know man, I know. Just let the tears out!"
by MovieFreak1_O.o February 17, 2010
Get the mug
Get a flashsideways mug for your Facebook friend Bob.

Activity