24 (2001–2010)

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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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6 November 2001 (USA)  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)
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Gabriel Macht was originally offered the role of Jack's partner Chase Edmunds but the producers were so impressed by James Badge Dale's audition they offered him the role and promised Gabriel Macht a significant role in the next season. This never materialized. See more »

Goofs

The booming-beeping clock effect at the commercial breaks alternates between two pitches, but the pitches do not consistently match up with the even vs. odd seconds displayed. See more »

Quotes

Sherry Palmer: We've had a hard day, but when you look at it in perspective, you'll realize I was acting in your best interest. And I know you're so mad at me.
President Palmer: I'm not mad at you.
Sherry Palmer: Oh, good.
President Palmer: I feel sorry for you.
Sherry Palmer: You feel sorry for me?
President Palmer: You've lost touch of what it is to be a friend... a parent... a wife. After today, I never want to see you again.
Sherry Palmer: David!
President Palmer: Please, Sherry, I've heard it all before. And I don't care what this may do to my candidacy. And it's not because I don't want to be President. I do. I just ...
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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24 is the best drama television has ever seen
16 April 2005 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This is the most creative, intelligent, well-written, unpredictable, and suspenseful program that I have ever seen, and this is coming from a man who watches a lot of television.

Throughout its four seasons, 24 provides a cliff hanger at the end of most episodes to keep you attached and has provided some of the most unpredictable twists that I have ever seen, including the ultimate shocker at the end of the first season (which I won't go into because somebody may read this before watching the first season).

As far as acting goes, there isn't a weak-link on the show. Kiefer Sutherland leads a cast of exceptionally impressive and compelling actors/actresses that make the show great week after week.

I would strongly recommend that if you do not already watch 24, start now because you're really missing out.


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