24 (2001–2010)
8.6/10
1,841
8 user 1 critic

12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. 

Jack Bauer is called to his office because there's a threat on the life of a US Senator who's running for President; Jack also discovers that his daughter has skipped out her bedroom window.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 November 2001 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The original pilot contained a different opening scene. It began in Venice, instead of Kuala Lumpur. Some minor changes were made beyond that, such as turning the clocks forward and back a few minutes. See more »

Goofs

When Mandy blows the airplane hatch open, the vacuum created causes her to be sucked out instantly, yet the - much lighter - debris seems to move in all directions (some of it away from the hatch). See more »

Quotes

Nina Myers: You're lying.
Jack Bauer: Yes I am. But you're still going to have to trust me.
See more »

Connections

Edited from Enemy of the State (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Destiny Complete
(uncredited)
Written by M. Ludlum and The Angel (as Angel C.)
Performed by The Angel featuring Mystic
Courtesy of Supa Crucial Recordings
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Could Be Fun!
28 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the first episode of the first season of 24. Based off the first episode, this series could be a fun ride. The story seems a little far- fetched and the show has the makings of a silly Bond-like movie, but I think that is the clear intentions of the makers. This episode is light on the action, but we are put into high drama already. The acting seems very good. Kiefer Sutherland and his raspy voice as Jack Bauer seems like an ideal casting choice. I also liked Elisha Cuthbert as his daughter and Leslie Hope as his wife.

In this episode, "12:00 AM-1:00 AM," Jack Bauer is called into his office at the Counter Terrorist Unit where he learns of a possible attempt on Senator David Palmer's life who is running for President. He also learns that his daughter has ran away from home.

Overall, this episode is a good start. I liked how the series is in real time, although I can see why come people may not like it. There are four-five story lines to pay attention to. They are all relatively strong to start off, so that is a good sign.

My Grade: A-


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
24:Legacy pilot preview- "It does what it does really, really well". WithinTheHour
Are seasons 7 and 8 any good? ajnb07
Kim Bauer makes slasher movie victims look like geniuses in comparison. garrickthewise
I like it, part of it at least sverre-13
will miss Kate Morgan (yvonne strahovski) in legacy. !!!deleted!!! (37357847)
Season 5 -why does Jack just not transmit the all important 'recording'? antimike
Discuss 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page