24: Season 3, Episode 17

Day 3: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (6 Apr. 2004)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Drama | Mystery
8.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.8/10 from 542 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

President Palmer gives into Stephen Saunders's strange demand of placing an seemingly nondescript phrase into a speech in the hopes of delaying another viral outbreak. Michelle takes control of the situation inside the hotel. Jack and Chase bring a suspect to the local branch of MI-6 as Saunders launches an attack on the building.

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Favorites of FantasticFest 2014

FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 27 Feb 2011
 
a list of 666 titles
created 28 Jan 2012
 
a list of 24 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Day 3: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (06 Apr 2004)

Day 3: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (06 Apr 2004) on IMDb 8.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of 24.
« Previous Episode | 65 of 195 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Wayne Palmer (as DB Woodside)
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

President Palmer gives into Stephen Saunders's strange demand of placing an seemingly nondescript phrase into a speech in the hopes of delaying another viral outbreak. Michelle takes control of the situation inside the hotel. Jack and Chase bring a suspect to the local branch of MI-6 as Saunders launches an attack on the building.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 April 2004 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was the second of three episodes submitted for Emmy consideration. See more »

Goofs

When Jack is taking Diane White into custody, she takes off her robe and puts on a shirt. While doing so we see her from the back and she has no bra on. In the next couple of shots we can see her bra through her shirt. See more »

Quotes

Diana White: [Jack is about to take Diana away for interrogation from her house] I am not going anywhere without a lawyer!
Jack Bauer: [Smiles] You are not under arrest. We are taking you to MI6, where you will be interrogated by an agent of a Foreign Government. Your constitutional rights no longer apply. Let's go.
See more »

Soundtracks

24 Theme
(uncredited)
Written by Sean Callery
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
'The Sky Is Falling'
24 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One key thing that happens here early on puzzles me. Why would Alvers give up his boss? Anyone involved in something of this horrific nature (terrorism) would not identify his boss, but that's what happens here after the C.T.U. produces a possible list of suspects according to a description Alvers gives. Through photos, he then identifies them. What does he get in return? He just wants to be shot instead of dying with the virus. No, it is credible enough.

Anyway, we discover the name a little history of the main villain who is "Stephen Saunders (Paul Blackthorn, who looks just like actor Peter Gallagher), a former British Intelligence man who was presumed dead in a mission in Kosovo in which Jack was involved.

This guy Saunders also reveals what he's up to. The vial in the hotel is a just a warning, a test to show he business with the other 11 vials. His goal is not money, it's power. He tells Bauer to get the President on the phone and he's tells him he (Saunders) will dictate policy in the U.S., not him. What kind of policies? He will get back to us on that. So, the President and the country is being blackmailed by this lunatic unless Jack and the C.T.U. can find this guy and obtain all those virus vials.

The first thing this maniac requests is that the President hold a press conference and use the phrase "The sky is falling."

Later, we see some very dramatic action at the MI-6 building and, a very disturbing request to the President.


13 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
My 24 adventure is officially over Bunge242
What originally turned me off Bunge242
Is This Season Worth Investing One'sTime? barrpub-115-548099
Season 3--Awful JordanRyanBarry
What are the problems with season six? danielpeckett-990-175324
Shows 24 could do a crossover with sandman_exe
Discuss Day 3: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page