Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them from the inside out.
When Marine Nicolas Brody is hailed as a hero after he returns home from eight years of captivity in Iraq, intelligence officer Carrie Mathison is the only one who suspects that he may have been "turned".
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
Mandy is the longest running villain to appear on the series. She made her first appearance in the first three episodes of Season 1 working for Ira Gaines, and returned in Season 2's finale for a cameo appearance where she tries to assassinate David Palmer. She returns again for the last three episodes of Season 4. Mandy was also originally intended to appear in Season 5, but was replaced by another character. See more »
Over the course of the series, several characters have speed dialed CTU on phones that did not originally belong to CTU or any other govt agency. Many times, they press a single button on the phone and the speed dialing sound effect is played. See more »
[Jack Bauer is preparing to execute Ryan Chapelle]
There's no way around this, right Jack? We don't have any outs here.
Not that I can see.
[as a tear runs down his face]
Wait! All right. Let me do this myself. At least give me... the dignity of-of taking m-my own life; that's something you can do.
No, Ryan, I can't do that.
Yes, you can! You were right back at CTU to put me under watch. I wasn't going out for a cigarette, I was trying to bolt. But I know this has to happen.
I can't ...
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Each episode of the show opens with a title screen and Kiefer Sutherland's voice-over saying "The following takes place between (hour) and (hour)" However, the first season of the show had a slightly longer intro, adding "...on the day of the California Presidential Primary." In addition, various episodes have featured the "Events Occur in Real Time" title. See more »
24, What can i say? A breakthrough in TV history, one of the greatest show's to reach our screen in a long time. With amazing plot lines that changed constantly, you can never trust a character no matter what, and you can never grow to love a character as tradition within 24 has it, everyone dies in the end.
Season One was fantastic followed by another amazing season, then the show shook with a rockety season 3. However producers reinvented 24 with its forth season followed by another brilliant season, but the curse of the third season struck once more, season 6. It started well, but towards the end it made you feel, they've done this before, and you would find yourself thinking, what actually happened ? Producers promise Season 7 and 8 to be a new re-invention, with a totally new cast, lets hope it survives...
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