24 (2001–2010)
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5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. 

Jack meets up with Teri at the hospital where they wait to talk to Janet about Kim. Palmer confronts his family about the cover up.


Bryan Spicer


Joel Surnow (created by), Robert Cochran (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Jack Bauer
Leslie Hope ... Teri Bauer
Sarah Clarke ... Nina Myers
Elisha Cuthbert ... Kim Bauer
Dennis Haysbert ... Senator David Palmer
Michael Massee ... Ira Gaines
Daniel Bess ... Rick Allen
Matthew Carey ... Dan Mounts
Jacqui Maxwell ... Janet York
Karina Arroyave ... Jamey Farrell
Jude Ciccolella ... Mike Novick
Zach Grenier ... Carl Webb
Eric Balfour ... Milo Pressman
Kim Miyori ... Susan Collier
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Sherry Palmer


On the day of the California Presidential Primary, between 5:00 AM and 6:00 AM, Jack Bauer asks for security in the hospital for Janet, who is recovering from a cardiac arrest in the surgery, since he believes her life is in danger. Kim helps Rick to bury Dean. Carl tells David Palmer that he had covered up what Keith did with Gibson and Sherry knew. He finds that Nicole also knew that Keith killed Gibson, and feeling that he is losing more than the election, he goes to the campaign advisor of the party Mike Novick and tells him the truth. Mike tells David to disclose the truth to the press early in the morning before Maureen Kingsley since the electors could forgive him. Jack goes to the hospital, tells the truth to Teri and explains that the wall he had built between his work and his family was falling apart. Ira Gaines calls Jack and forces him to leave the hospital. Meanwhile Alan, who actually works for Gaines, kills Janet and lures Teri, driving her to a distant location to meet... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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18 December 2001 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


Kiefer Sutherland appeared on The Tonight Show on November 12, and forgetfully gave away the entire ending of this episode. See more »


(at around 29 mins) When Jack is talking to Teri in the hospital, his cell phone rings. At this time, the camera pans over too far and a piece of equipment moves into the shot on the right. See more »


Ira Gaines: Now tuck that in your ear and say something.
Jack Bauer: If you hurt my daughter I will kill you.
Ira Gaines: Good. That was a nice clear signal.
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A Surprising Revelation!
6 May 2015 | by g-bodylSee all my reviews

This is the sixth episode of the first season of 24. I found it to be another intriguing episode that has some surprising revelations, but I should have seen them coming. The cat-and-mouse games continue and they take a turn for the better in this episode. The political drama focused on Palmer is actually very interesting to watch.

In this episode, "5:00," Jack meets Teri at the hospital and there the viewers are revealed that Alan is actually working for Gaines. Alan convinces Teri to go with him to a remote location. David Palmer confronts his family about all the secrets and lies. Nina is able to ID a body that was found in a trunk discovered by Jack.

Overall, a very solid episode and this may be the best episode yet. The ending has a flair for the dramatic, so I am definitely curious to see what happens next.

My Grade: A

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