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 125 episodes, 2003-2010
Carlos Bernard ...  Tony Almeida 114 episodes, 2001-2009
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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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Who do you trust when the people who are sworn to protect you, conspire against you? (Season 2) See more »


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Trivia

Cherry Jones told Newsweek Magazine that her models for her characterization of President Allison Taylor are Eleanor Roosevelt, Golda Meir, and John Wayne. Cherry Jones also portrayed Eleanor Roosevelt in Amelia (2009). 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

Michael Amador: Can you protect my family?
Jack Bauer: Yes, we can.
Michael Amador: How can you protect my family when you can't even protect yours?
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Crazy Credits

Each episode of the show opens with a title screen and Kiefer Sutherland's voice-over saying "The following takes place between (hour) and (hour)" However, the first season of the show had a slightly longer intro, adding "...on the day of the California Presidential Primary." In addition, various episodes have featured the "Events Occur in Real Time" title. 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 »

Connections

Spoofed in Tripping the Rift: 23 1/2 (2007) See more »

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A Bona-Fied TV Classic!
12 May 2002 | by G-Man-25See all my reviews

This show definitely has re-written the book on intelligent and credible suspense on TV. Extremely well acted, written and directed. Truly gripping, heart-stopping suspense from one hour to the next. The show is so well done that you can easily forgive the very few plot devices that seem a little weak. When a show gets 99% of everything right, it's very hard to quibble. Keifer Sutherland has never been better as the flawed hero. "24" deserves to be a model on which all future TV suspense thrillers can be compared to. A+++


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6 November 2001 (USA) See more »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)
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