I'll give it Above Average for the humor -Miles' double take at Dad's favorite musical form, Hurley "improving" ESB (work on the prequels instead, dude!) and "I'm in the Circle of Trust!" is my new excuse for everything - but it was kind of scattered and draggy. Bring on the whompin' season finale episodes!
Obviously we'll be seeing the incident where Mile's mom runs away with baby Miles and adult Mile's will see that incident in an entirely different light.
Just review this video
and you'll see why Dr. Chang is off the hook for being a bad father.
Oh and the answer to "What lies in the shadow of the statue" is "somebody who is about to get thwacked by Smoky for lying to her, and on her own turf, yet"....