On the day of the California Presidential Primary, between midnight and 1:00 AM, the spy Victor Rovner sends a message from Kuala Lumpur to USA. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, the Federal Agent Jack Bauer has returned to his family and is having trouble at home with his teenage daughter Kimberly, who blames her mother Teri for putting Jack out of the house. Teri and Jack decide to have a serious conversation with Kim, and they discover that the girl has run away home. While trying to solve his domestic problem, Jack is called to his Counter Terrorist Unit by his colleague Nina Myers for a meeting with their chief Richard Walsh, who discloses a menace against the life of Senator David Palmer, who is running for president, and they need to find the shooter. Later, Walsh has a private conversation with Jack and tells that there is a conspiracy in the agency against David Palmer, and assigns Jack to find the conspirators. When an airplane explodes over the Mojave Desert, Jack has one ... Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
According to series composer Sean Callery
, the final picture cut of the pilot episode of Season 1 was the 24th one and was locked on 24 April 2001. See more
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Tony. I need detailed background on everyone on Senator Palmer's staff now.
Because I think this is about him and I want us to be prepared.
If it leaks out that we're screening Senator Palmer, people might think it's because he's black.
Well, it is because he's black. It makes him the most likely target.
"Chair on a Wire"
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