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Jack Bauer races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
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Series cast summary:
Kiefer Sutherland ...  Jack Bauer 195 episodes, 2001-2010
Mary Lynn Rajskub ...  Chloe O'Brian 126 episodes, 2003-2010
Carlos Bernard ...  Tony Almeida 115 episodes, 2001-2009
Dennis Haysbert ...  President David Palmer / ... 81 episodes, 2001-2007
Elisha Cuthbert ...  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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During season two, President Palmer takes a flight aboard Air Force One. Reportedly, the sets used were the same used for Air Force One (1997) and The West Wing (1999)'s Air Force One shots. See more »

Goofs

Many times Jack and others are seen stealing a car by quickly reaching under the dashboard to yank down some wires and intermittently sparking them together to make the engine start. This is impossible on many levels. Beginning in the mid nineties with the introduction of 2nd generation on board diagnostics (OBD II) all cars have theft protection that requires electronic input from the key or the computer will either shut down the fuel injection or not allow the starter motor to engage. Only a manufacturer's program (or a black market version) through the scan tool connector could bypass this. On an older car you would still have to remove the panel below the steering column (several screws) and even then the wires from the key lock and other controls are tightly molded together in bundles requiring a razor knife to separate and strip them. You would then have to connect constant power to the ignition (distributor or coil pack) and then hold the wire to the starter motor together with power for the entire time the engine needs to crank to start until releasing it, not just arcing it a couple of times. See more »

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Jack Bauer: He shouldn't have been playing with A-dults.
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Crazy Credits

For the season finale of the first season, and many episodes in the following seasons, a warning for graphic violence was added. See more »

Alternate Versions

The premieres of season 2 and 3 originally aired commercial-free and were about 52 minutes long. There are also 44 minute versions for syndication that have had several scenes edited out. See more »

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Amazing!
11 November 2018 | by marcusjt2004See all my reviews

24 never fails to impress! Yes, it may be unrealistic in the fact that not all that happens in one season would happen in one 24 hour period but it makes it intense & suspenseful. 24 is genuinely THE best American crime drama I have ever seen! Deserves way more than 10/10!


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6 November 2001 (USA) See more »

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