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Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
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 Jack Bauer (195 episodes, 2001-2010)
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 Chloe O'Brian (126 episodes, 2003-2010)
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 Tony Almeida (115 episodes, 2001-2009)
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 President David Palmer / ... (81 episodes, 2001-2007)
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 Kim Bauer (79 episodes, 2001-2010)
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In this concept drama, each season takes place within one 24 hour period. Day 1: Jack Bauer is the head of field ops for an elite team of CTU agents who uncover an assassination plot targeting Presidential nominee David Palmer. Meanwhile, Jack's strained marriage to his wife, Teri, is pushed to the brink by the sudden disappearance of their troubled teenage daughter. What will the next 24 hours hold? Written by Ronos

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For America to survive, Jack Bauer must die (Season 6) See more »


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6 November 2001 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)
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Six main actors from the movie RoboCop (1987) have been cast as main characters throughout the '24' series. They include: 'Peter Weller': plays Officer Alex J. Murphy in Robocop and Christopher Henderson in 24. Kurtwood Smith: plays Clarence Boddicker in Robocop and Senator Blaine Mayer in 24. 'Ray Wise': plays Leon Nash in Robocop and Vice President Hal Gardner in 24. Paul McCrane plays Emil Antonowsky in Robocop and Graem in 24. Jesse D. Goins plays Joe Cox in Robocop and Alan Hayes in 24. 'Edward Edwards' plays Manson in Robocop and Colonel Lamb in 24. See more »

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Nina Myers: I never meant for this to be personal.
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For the season finale of the first season, and many episodes in the following seasons, a warning for graphic violence was added. See more »

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Superb Television
12 November 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I didn't watch "24" during its original, first-season run, so I can't comment on how it played, week after week; but, I did watch all 24 episodes on DVD, over a four day period. WOW! From beginning to end, this show is the most riveting and suspenseful thing ever captured on film. It is a masterwork of deceit, and its success is in the fact that it never allows the viewer to relax for a second. You are never sure who you can trust. Certainly one of, if not the best 24 hours of television, ever! Highly recommended!


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