Four years after the events of Day 8, Jack Bauer remains a federal fugitive. Meanwhile, amid growing concerns over the use of US military drones in combat, President James Heller pays a visit to London to negotiate a treaty to continue their basing on British soil. Having heard rumors of an imminent attack against Heller, Bauer resurfaces in the city, where he is apprehended by the CIA and forcibly recruited into joining their investigation. As forces within the White House conspire against him, Bauer realizes that the complexity of the plot extends beyond a presidential assassination, and that the consequences of a successful attack will alter the course of history. With the help of a disgraced CIA agent and a hacker collective preaching free information, he must confront an unseen enemy whose personal vendetta threatens to push the world to the brink of war.
Jack is back
Did You Know?
Premiered almost four years to the day after the end of the original TV series. This gap is acknowledged in the show's plot, with Steve Navarro mentioning that Jack Bauer has been on the run for four years. See more
In several scenes of 24 series 9 characters drive from London to a place in the countryside where terrorists hide. In the series, this takes all parties involved just 20 minutes or less. In reality it is completely impossible to travel from the countryside to Central London in this short period of time. See more
Followed by 24: Solitary