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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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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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Trivia

Six main actors from RoboCop (1987) have been cast as main characters throughout the series. They include: Peter Weller: played Officer Alex J. Murphy in Robocop and Christopher Henderson on this show. Kurtwood Smith: played Clarence Boddicker in Robocop and Senator Blaine Mayer on this show. Ray Wise: played Leon Nash in Robocop and Vice President Hal Gardner on this show. Paul McCrane played Emil Antonowsky in Robocop and Graem on this show. Jesse D. Goins played Joe Cox in Robocop and Alan Hayes on this show. Edward Edwards played Manson in Robocop and Colonel Lamb on this show. 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

Gary: You're telling me one of us has to get caught so the other can escape?
Mandy: Yes. It's going to be you.
[shoots him]
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Crazy Credits

For some of the narrated introductions, Kiefer Sutherland adds "My name is Jack Bauer and (today/this) the longest day of my life." See more »

Alternate Versions

In the German TV Version, Nina doesn't speak German to the people she works for but Spanish. Yet she is still ordered to relocate to Munich. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Castle: Murder Most Fowl (2010) See more »

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Superb Television
12 November 2002 | by johnm_001See all my reviews

I didn't watch "24" during its original, first-season run, so I can't comment on how it played, week after week; but, I did watch all 24 episodes on DVD, over a four day period. WOW! From beginning to end, this show is the most riveting and suspenseful thing ever captured on film. It is a masterwork of deceit, and its success is in the fact that it never allows the viewer to relax for a second. You are never sure who you can trust. Certainly one of, if not the best 24 hours of television, ever! Highly recommended!


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