24 (2001–2010)
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Day 5: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. 

Evidence links Jack Bauer to a dastardly assassination; he goes rogue to clear his name while terrorists work below the radar.


Jon Cassar


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




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Jack Bauer
Kim Raver ... Audrey Raines
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Chloe O'Brian
Gregory Itzin ... President Charles Logan
James Morrison ... Bill Buchanan
Roger Cross ... Curtis Manning
Louis Lombardi ... Edgar Stiles
Jean Smart ... Martha Logan
Jude Ciccolella ... Mike Novick
Connie Britton ... Diane Huxley
Brady Corbet ... Derek Huxley
Geraint Wyn Davies ... James Nathanson
Sandrine Holt ... Evelyn Martin
Jonah Lotan Jonah Lotan ... Spenser Wolff
John Allen Nelson ... Walt Cummings


CTU uncovers evidence that seemingly links Jack Bauer to the assassination of David Palmer. In a bid to clear his name, Jack enlists the help of Chloe O'Brian as they head to Wayne Palmer's apartment, the site of the assassination, to see what evidence they can find. Meanwhile, Walt Cummings looks in to the phone call Martha Logan received from David Palmer the night before and a terrorist group continues to set their plans for the day in to motion. Written by Shiro

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Release Date:

15 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.82 : 1
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Did You Know?


Even though David Palmer and Jack Bauer have had lots of conversations, Jack has only seen David Palmer face-to-face three times - twice in season 1 and one time in season 5, even though Palmer was already dead, when Jack was looking at Palmers body. See more »


Jack smashes the driver's window of a car so he can drive it to Ontario Airport, but once at Ontario airport, the window is intact. See more »


Jack Bauer: The only reason you're still conscious is because I don't want to carry you.
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24 Theme
Written by Sean Callery
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Distraction and Attack
30 January 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Jack and Chloe are in LA and Jack has been able to access computer information with the help of the former President's brother, Wayne. He finds that he must go to an airport. At CTU, there is confusion. At least they are considering the possibility that Jack may be on the up and up. Since he has saved the nation four times, it seems he has earned some trust. This is flaw in the series, but it also sets up some great tension. Anyway, Jack is back and he is honed in. We still don't know what the grand plan is, but we know the President is clueless and he has a viper in his bosom.

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