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24
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Genre Action
Thriller
Format Serial drama
Created by Joel Surnow
Robert Cochran
Starring Kiefer Sutherland
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Anil Kapoor
Annie Wersching
Mykelti Williamson
Katee Sackhoff
Chris Diamantopoulos
John Boyd
with Freddie Prinze, Jr.
and Cherry Jones
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 8
No. of episodes 192 + 24: Redemption
(List of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s) Joel Surnow
Robert Cochran
Brian Grazer
Tony Krantz
Howard Gordon
Evan Katz
Kiefer Sutherland
Jon Cassar
Manny Coto
David Fury
Brannon Braga
Alex Gansa
Brad Turner
Location(s) Los Angeles
Washington, D.C.
New York City
Running time 42 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Fox
Picture format NTSC 480i (SDTV)
PAL 576i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV) FOX HD
1080i (HDTV) SKY HD
Original run November 6, 2001 (2001-11-06) – present
Chronology
Related shows 24: Conspiracy
The Rookie
External links
Official website
.24 American serial action/drama television series broadcast by Fox in the United States and syndicated worldwide.^ American serial action/drama television series.
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^ American drama television series .

^ American television series .

The series debuted November 6, 2001.
.The story of 24 is presented in the semblance of real time.^ Fox's 24 is an outstanding action-drama telling the story of counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer in unrelenting "real time."
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^ This time the story spun out by Joel Surnow, Howard Gordon, and their co-conspirators seems, if not real, then dismayingly possible .
  • Stephen King on '24': So good it's scary | 24 | The Pop of King | TV | Entertainment Weekly 18 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, 24 is a production of Real Time Productions and Imagine Television in association with 20th Century Fox Television.
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.Each season depicts a 24-hour period in the life of Jack Bauer, who works with the United States government as it fights fictitious terrorist threats to the United States.^ Jack Bauer, who works with the U.S. government as it fights threats on U.S. soil.

^ Jack Bauer is a Federal agent who heads up the Counter Terrorist Unit.
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^ Jack Bauer was a special agent with CTU (Counter Terrorist Unit).
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.Bauer is often in the field for the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) as it tries to safeguard the nation from terrorist threats.^ Bauer is often in the field for the fictional Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) as they try to safeguard the nation from terrorist threats.

^ Bauer is often in the field for the Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit as it tries to safeguard the nation from terrorist threats.
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^ Jack Bauer was a special agent with CTU (Counter Terrorist Unit).
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.The show also follows the actions of associated CTU agents, government officials and terrorists.^ The show also follows the actions of other CTU agents, government officials and terrorists associated with the plot.
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^ Based in Los Angeles, the show also follows the actions of other CTU agents, government officials and terrorists associated with the plot.

^ Fox's 24 is an outstanding action-drama telling the story of counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer in unrelenting "real time."
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.24 is the second longest-running espionage-themed series in television history, behind The Avengers by longevity of broadcast.^ Mission: Impossible series by number of episodes and The Avengers by longevity of broadcast.
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^ Espionage television series .

^ The group was there to meet with some of the creative forces behind "24," one of television's most successful serialized dramas, famous for its relentless derring-do depiction of an American counterterrorism unit.
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.It surpassed the original Mission: Impossible series by number of episodes with the eighth season, after the conclusion of which 24 will overtake The Avengers.^ Mission: Impossible series by number of episodes and The Avengers by longevity of broadcast.
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^ Search 24 (TV Series) - Wikipedia Episode guide, cast listing, behind-the-scenes information, and season synopses for the FOX action-and-adventure drama 24 , starring Kiefer Sutherland as federal ...
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^ A writers' strike made it impossible for FOX to broadcast the seventh season of the 24 TV Show in January of 2008.
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.Kiefer Sutherland is currently only under contract until the end of the eighth season, but is "absolutely open" to return for a ninth season.^ During the fifth season, Kiefer Sutherland signed a contract to do a sixth, seventh, and eighth season!
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^ He's saved the world from impending doom for seven seasons on Fox's hit show "24," and now Jack Bauer himself, Kiefer Sutherland, is opening up to ET about what exciting surprises fans can expect from the upcoming season.
  • Kiefer Sutherland Shares '24' Secrets At Comic-Con 12 September 2009 7:58 UTC www.etonline.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Kiefer Sutherland (Jack Bauer) and Carlos Bernard (Tony Almeida) in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. for filming of 24 in October 2007.Main article: 24 (season 7) .
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.Formal talks regarding a ninth season were to commence during the airing of the eighth season.^ The first promo for the new season is also scheduled to air during Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, Oct.
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^ The first season began and ended at midnight,[18] and during its ninth episode (8:00 - 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.
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^ The first season began and ended at midnight,[19] and during its ninth episode (8:00 - 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.

[1] .It is believed that 24 will end after its eighth season.^ The countdown clock — each episode takes place over one hour of a 24-hour period that ends at the conclusion of the season — is just a gimmick.
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^ I'm still confident that "24" will shape up by season's end and deliver another great story.
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^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

[2] .However, NBC is interested in picking up the show, which would save it from cancellation.^ Highly doubtful as the ratings were miserable, so I'm just going to save time and list it under 'cancelled shows' until we hear otherwise.
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^ PM Slightly OT but, has anyone ever thought of what a wicked show this would be if Jack teamed up with Vic Mackey (Michael Chiklis) from 'The Shield'?
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^ I he would just SHOW US his original arrest papers everything would be cleared up!
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Contents

Series overview

.24 is a thriller presented in "real time"; each minute of airtime corresponds to a minute in the lives of the characters.^ Search 24 - Series Overview - MSN TV 24 - Employing split screens and kinetic pacing, the real-time action thriller ...
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^ NFL Films Presents - 2001, SHOW: #1 TITLE: Super Bowl 35 - Recap Tape ID: 94778 24 minutes .
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^ NFL Films Presents - 2000, SHOW: #16 TITLE: Moment of Impact - Hugh Douglas, Moment of Impact, Willamette University Tape ID: 88095 24 minutes .
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[4] .Time continues to pass during commercial breaks.^ However, the effect only works if episodes are shown with commercial breaks during the show and then only if these are inserted at the right points in time and have the same length, which may not fit in with the normal programming of a commercial station.
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^ It sucks, watching tv in real time with commercials and whole weeks passing by to wait for anot...

^ Commercial breaks are placed at times when non-essential plot is taking place (e.g.

.24 employs fast-paced and complex stories, and often contains unexpected plot twists.^ Storytelling and visual style 24 employs fast-paced and complex plots.

^ Series Overview - MSN TV 24 - Employing split screens and kinetic pacing, the real-time action thriller-drama 24 became a fast cult hit when it premiered on FOX in late 2001.
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^ The first floor contains the Situation Room, as well as the main communications complex and command center, often referred to as "The Floor."

.Each day's events typically revolve around thwarting an impending terrorist attack, each season is made up of various interwoven story threads.^ Though each day's events typically revolve around thwarting an impending terrorist attack, the series maintains an episodic format by requiring its characters to investigate leads on terrorists.
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^ The exact objective of the day may also change over the course of the season, as the terrorists adapt, contingencies arise, and schemes portray larger scale operations.
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^ Though each day's events typically revolve around thwarting an impending terrorist attack, the series maintains an episodic format by requiring its characters to investigate leads on said terrorists, with each lead taking roughly an hour and introducing the next episode's lead in its closing minutes.

.These may run for just one hour, but more usually run over several hours.^ English intertitles, col., 6 hours): These 3 DVDs explore every facet of the Worlds Fair from the perspective of one of its visitors.
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^ And just when you thought there was no one else worth mourning...along comes another of these shockers this year.
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^ Before each screening at Sundance, one of several short promos, featuring various filmmakers being interviewed about the festival, runs.

.These typically involve investigations of leads on terrorists, tracking suspects, and averting attacks.^ Though each day's events typically revolve around thwarting an impending terrorist attack, the series maintains an episodic format by requiring its characters to investigate leads on said terrorists, with each lead taking roughly an hour and introducing the next episode's lead in its closing minutes.

^ Tony met up with the assistant and was given a keycard to Radford's office, with the assistant suspecting that Radford was involved in terrorist activity.
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.The exact objective of the day may also evolve over the course of the season, as the antagonists adapt, contingencies arise, and larger-scale operations unfold.^ The exact objective of the day may also change over the course of the season, as the terrorists adapt, contingencies arise, and schemes portray larger scale operations.
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^ The exact objective of the day may also change over the course of the season, as the terrorists adapt their plans, execute contingencies, or are discovered to have been mere pawns in a larger, more insidious scheme.

^ PM ET/PT), 24 will unfold without interruption through the season finale in May.
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.Stories also involve office and interpersonal drama, and delve into the private lives of its characters even as national emergencies are erupting.^ Alan Ball, creator of Six Feet Under, has a sexy, scary new drama that delves into the meticulously-crafted world of novelist Charlaine Harris.
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^ The final episode was a huge disappointment although I suppose it did take us into the heads and personal lives of some of the characters in an unusual way.
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^ Adventures in fantasy: A journey into animation which reveals how ordinary things can be transformed into "living" characters.
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.A recurring theme is characters being forced to allow tragic events to happen for the sake of a greater good.^ A recurring theme of 24 has characters faced with the decision of whether to let something tragic happen for the sake of a greater good.

^ Characters forced to allow tragic events to happen, for the sake of a greater good, is a recurring theme.
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^ Both series deal with anti-terrorist operations, and the lead characters of both series are placed in situations where they must make a tragic choice in order to serve the greater good.
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.In Season 2 a defense staffer has the chance to warn CTU of an imminent attack, but avoids this as it would alert the culprits, and allow a valuable trail to go cold.^ Defense staffer has the chance to warn CTU of an imminent attack on their building, but argues doing so would put the culprits on alert and thus cause a valuable trail to go cold.

^ Would they pause at the chance to attack again?
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^ It was first invoked during Season 2, to stop then President David Palmer from aborting an attack, which would propel the U.S. into war.

[5] .The sitting President is often faced with dilemmas.^ The sitting President is often faced with difficult decisions; as in Season 6, when President Wayne Palmer asks Jack Bauer to sacrifice himself in exchange for the location of a known terrorist.
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^ When Dubaku's evil plan escalates to General Juma, the stakes are raised and steadfast President Taylor faces a deepening foreign-policy dilemma.
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^ When Dubaku's evil plan escalates to his boss, General Juma, the stakes are raised and steadfast President Taylor faces a deepening foreign policy dilemma.
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.For example in Season 6 President Wayne Palmer asks Jack Bauer to sacrifice himself in exchange for the location of a known terrorist.^ The sitting President is often faced with difficult decisions; as in Season 6, when President Wayne Palmer asks Jack Bauer to sacrifice himself in exchange for the location of a known terrorist.
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^ For example, in Season 6, President Wayne Palmer asks Jack Bauer to sacrifice himself in exchange for the location of a known terrorist.

^ Premise Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) races to stop a plot to kill Senator Palmer (Dennis Haysbert).
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.Jack and others frequently employ torture or threats of torture to extract information.^ Torture: Jack and others employ the use of torture or threats of torture in nearly every situation in order to extract information.

^ Jack and others employ the use of torture or threats of torture in nearly every situation in order to extract information.
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^ While Jack Bauer is often pre-occupied with other tasks such as leads to save his daughter or find more information about the terrorist threats, Tony has been out in the field as extensively as both Jack and Chase Edmunds .
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.CTU has used "hyoscine-pentothal", a fictional pain-inducing drug, in interrogation sessions where quick results are needed.^ Hyoscine-pentothal - not a real drug.
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^ CTU has also used hyoscine-pentothal, a fictional pain-inducing drug, in interrogation sessions where quick results are needed.

^ CTU has also used "hyoscine-pentothal", a fictional pain-inducing drug, in interrogation sessions where quick results are needed.
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[7] .This has been used on both agents and antagonists.^ This has been used on both agents and antagonists.

.Its hypothetical effects are unlike those of the real hyoscine and pentothal.^ This has been used on both agents and antagonists, and its hypothetical effects are unlike those of the real hyoscine and pentothal.
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^ Its effects are completely unlike the effects of real hyoscine and pentothal.

^ ''[[TwentyFour 24]]'' has occasionally used "hyoscine pentothal" in the past (a fictional substance whose name is taken from the names of two real substances).
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.The show has been criticized by human rights groups for featuring too many scenes of torture.^ The show has been criticized by human rights groups for its over-use of torture scenes.
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^ While hardly alone in the entertainment universe of television and movies in portraying torture, shows such as "24" and later ABC's "Lost" were sought out by the human-rights activists because of their popularity, both here and around the world.
  • "24" and "Lost" get symposium on torture: Television: The Seattle Times 18 September 2009 6:06 UTC seattletimes.nwsource.com [Source type: News]

^ The show has been criticized by human rights groups for its over-use of torture scenes[28] [29]; in response the show's writers have said that they will try to include fewer torture scenes in future episodes[citation needed].

[8][9] .In response, the show's writers have said that they will try to reduce the number of torture scenes in future episodes, not as a concession, but because it was starting to overwhelm the storytelling.^ The show has been criticized by human rights groups for its over-use of torture scenes[28] [29]; in response the show's writers have said that they will try to include fewer torture scenes in future episodes[citation needed].

^ And that's because they showed it without commercials."

^ "They should do a show where torture backfires."
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Real-time presentation

An example of a 24 split-screen with the running clock, from the season 7 finale.
.The show's real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks.^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between B and C sharp tones.
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^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between C and D tones.

^ However, the effect only works if episodes are shown with commercial breaks during the show and then only if these are inserted at the right points in time and have the same length, which may not fit in with the normal programming of a commercial station.
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.Smaller, silent, clock displays also appear at other points in the narrative, between commercial breaks.^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between B and C sharp tones.
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^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between C and D tones.

The time shown is the in-universe time of the story. .The narrative will often place time windows on key story events.^ Editing (as opposed to Montage) puts shots together to create a smoothly flowing narrative in an order making obvious sense in terms of time and place.
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^ The characters will often place time windows (such as the common "within the hour") on certain events such as terrorist threats, thus foreshadowing the attack, or event, that may occur before the end of the episode.
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^ The characters will often place time windows (such as the common "within the hour") on certain events such as terrorist threats, thus strongly hinting the attack/event will occur before the end of the episode.

.This will often be "within the hour", suggesting the event will occur within the episode.^ The characters will often place time windows (such as the common "within the hour") on certain events such as terrorist threats, thus foreshadowing the attack, or event, that may occur before the end of the episode.
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^ The characters will often place time windows (such as the common "within the hour") on certain events such as terrorist threats, thus strongly hinting the attack/event will occur before the end of the episode.

^ Each season takes place within a 24 hour time period, and there are 24 1-hour episodes.
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.24 uses the 12-hour clock rather than the 24-hour clock.^ Even the fictitious drug hyoscine-pentothal , used by agent Jack Bauer for interrogation purposes in the television series 24 , apparently works by causing intense pain rather than by inducing stuporous compliance.

^ Butters 01-16-2007, 02:12 PM No it's set in real time, each episode is 1 hour of the day...there are 24 episodes in one season...
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^ NFL Films Presents - 2002, SHOW: #12 TITLE: Emmitt’s Chase - (One Hour Version) Tape ID: 108707 24 minutes .
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.AM and PM are not used for the on-screen clock; they are only seen during the opening narration.^ Iris - A technique used to show an image in only one small round area of the screen.
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^ To resume this episode, was only necessary to create 7 minutes, they use 33 than the necessary and put a surprise in the end.
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^ While the show only has 44 minutes of airtime, the real time clock of the show continues to tick during the commercials, emphasizing the reality of the 24 hours of the season in which the characters work.
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.Each episode duration without commercials is approximately 44 minutes, as is common for hour-long television shows on commercial networks.^ Actual show run time without commercials is between 42-44 minutes, as is typical for hour long television shows on many commercial stations.

^ And that's because they showed it without commercials."

^ Each program is approximately 23 minutes long.
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.Time continues to elapse during the commercial breaks, with the exact amount denoted by the digital clock display at the beginning and end of each act.^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between B and C sharp tones.
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^ However, the effect only works if episodes are shown with commercial breaks during the show and then only if these are inserted at the right points in time and have the same length, which may not fit in with the normal programming of a commercial station.
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^ Commercial breaks are placed at times when non-essential plot is taking place (e.g.

.Mundane events, such as travel, sometimes occur during commercial breaks and thus these events are largely unseen.^ However, the effect only works if episodes are shown with commercial breaks during the show and then only if these are inserted at the right points in time and have the same length, which may not fit in with the normal programming of a commercial station.
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^ The characters will often place time windows (such as the common "within the hour") on certain events such as terrorist threats, thus foreshadowing the attack, or event, that may occur before the end of the episode.
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^ The characters will often place time windows (such as the common "within the hour") on certain events such as terrorist threats, thus strongly hinting the attack/event will occur before the end of the episode.

[11]
.The story time will correlate with elapsed viewing time if episodes are broadcast with commercials inserted at the commercial break points prescribed by the episode, and commercials run for the correct duration.^ However, the effect only works if episodes are shown with commercial breaks during the show and then only if these are inserted at the right points in time and have the same length, which may not fit in with the normal programming of a commercial station.
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^ Commercial breaks are placed at times when non-essential plot is taking place (e.g.

^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between C and D tones.

.In line with the depiction of events in real time, 24 does not use slow motion techniques.^ All of this happens in "real-time," an hour-by-hour depiction of a 24 -hour day.
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^ Finally, 24 has avoided flashbacks with one exception in Season 1 and it does not use slow motion techniques, even on moments of rapid action or sleight-of-hand, which other franchises might choose to emphasize in that way.
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^ The intercut can be used to speed up a scene and eliminate large pieces of time that would slow a story down.
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.The series also does not use flashbacks, except once during the first season finale.^ Finally, 24 has avoided flashbacks with one exception in Season 1 and it does not use slow motion techniques, even on moments of rapid action or sleight-of-hand, which other franchises might choose to emphasize in that way.
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^ The first season of this creepy dramedy series, follows Dexter Morgan, a forensics expert who ...
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^ The first season began and ended at midnight,[18] and during its ninth episode (8:00 - 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.
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.Watched continuously without advertisements, each season would run approximately 17 hours.^ Watched continuously, each season would take approximately 17 hours to finish.
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^ The real time clock of the show continues to roll during the commercials, emphasizing the reality of the 24 hours of the season in which the characters work.

^ Actual show run time without commercials is approximately 44 minutes, as is typical for hour-long television shows on many commercial stations.
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[11]
.Where the clock is shown either side of a commercial break a distinct beeping noise for each second is usually heard.^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between B and C sharp tones.
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^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between C and D tones.

.These beeps alternate between C and D tones.^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between B and C sharp tones.
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^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between C and D tones.

.However, after highly emotional moments, such as the death of a major character, the clock will run without its traditional beeping, with ambient noise (if any) allowed to play instead.^ This real-time nature is emphasized by an on-screen digital clock appearing before and after commercial breaks, with a distinct beeping noise for each second, alternating between C and D tones.

^ One major flaw is the death of Carlos Bernards character Tony Almeida.
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^ The sacrifices played a great drama, unfortunately another unnecessary death of one of the Best characters.
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.The producers and fans have dubbed this the "silent clock", and its use has become a hallmark of the show.^ The producers and fans have dubbed this the 'Silent Clock', and its use has become a hallmark of the show.
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^ The show's networks and producers have made extensive use of the Internet in expanding the background of the story.

^ Creator Leaves Series - February 13, 2008 It's a silent clock for executive producer Joel Surnow.
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.The first season began and ended at midnight,[12] and during its ninth episode (8:00 – 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.^ The first season began and ended at midnight,[18] and during its ninth episode (8:00 - 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.
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^ I then watched every episode from the first season.
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^ AM Just a reminder that 24 starts at 8:00 tonight (a 2-hour episode)!
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In most subsequent seasons the story starts in the morning.[13] .Season 2 and 7 began at 8:00 AM, Season 4 and 5 began at 7:00 AM, and Season 6 began at 6:00 AM. This was a more realistic period of time for the characters to have been continuously awake.^ Later seasons have tended to use a different time window, starting in the morning[19], with the exception of Season 3, which began and ended at 1PM[20], and Season 8, which will begin and end at 4PM, to allow filming to begin in the summer when there are more daylight hours available.
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^ This also makes for a more realistic period of time for the characters in the show to be continuously awake, in addition to plot elements such as 24-hour crises and worst-case scenarios.
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^ The first season began and ended at midnight,[18] and during its ninth episode (8:00 - 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.
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.Season 3 began and ended at 1:00 PM.[14] Season 8 began and ended at 4:00 PM because filming began in the summer when there were more daylight hours available.^ More Episodes Day 8: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM .
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^ More Episodes Day 8: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM .
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^ Later seasons have tended to use a different time window, starting in the morning[20] or early afternoon[21] to allow filming to begin in the summer when there are more daylight hours available.

.The action switches between different locations tracing parallel adventures of different characters involved in the same overarching plot.^ The action switches between different locations tracing parallel adventures of different characters involved in the same overarching plot.
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^ Intercutting - The alternation between actions taking place at two distinct locations to make one composite scene.
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^ For example, cutting between two people involved in the same telephone conversation.
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.As a result, there are long sections of unseen narrative for each character; any one character is only seen for a portion of an episode's overall running time.^ As a result, there may be long sections of unseen narrative for each character, in which case a character may only be seen for a portion of an episode's overall running time.
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^ Each episode covers one hour of real time and each season's unique storyline unfolds in one heart-stopping day.
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^ Butters 01-16-2007, 02:12 PM No it's set in real time, each episode is 1 hour of the day...there are 24 episodes in one season...
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Setting

.The first six seasons of the show were mostly based in Los Angeles and nearby California locations—both real and fictional.^ The first six seasons of the show were all based in Los Angeles and nearby locations―both real and fictional―in California, although occasionally other locations have been featured as well―most notably, Washington, D.C., where a portion of the episodes took place during the fourth and sixth seasons.
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^ Television shows set in Los Angeles, California .

^ Based in Los Angeles, the show also follows the actions of other CTU agents, government officials and terrorists associated with the plot.

Other locations have also been featured. .Portions of the fourth and sixth seasons were set in Washington, D.C. The first half of season three was partly set in northern Mexico.^ The first six seasons of the show were all based in Los Angeles and nearby locations — both real and fictional — in California, although occasionally other locations have been featured as well — most notably, Washington, D.C., where a significant portion of the action took place during the fourth and sixth seasons.

^ First and foremost, Gossip Girl boss Josh Schwartz told us that one of the Gossip Girls is going to have an unexpected fling in season three.
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^ Promotional materials for the seventh season have already established that, departing from tradition, it will be set primarily in Washington, D.C.[1] After leading actor Kiefer Sutherland won a Golden Globe for his role in the first 10 episodes, the ratings of the show increased, leading FOX to order the second half of the season.

.The seventh season is set primarily in Washington, D.C.[16] Season 8 takes place in New York City.^ Audrey Raines Kimberly Jayne Raver was born on March 15, 1969 and grew up in New York City.
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^ Changes Location Again for Season 8 - April 15, 2009 Jack Bauer's moving to another new city.
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^ Season 6 Premiere DVD Season 6 Premiere DVD * Joel Surnow said at the Heritage Foundation that the President's storyline would take place in Washington D.C..
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Production

.The first season was signed for an initial 13 episodes.^ I then watched every episode from the first season.
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^ Season 3 / Episode 13 .

^ This set includes the first 13 episodes of HBO's outstanding Emmy-winning series THE SOPRANOS, ...
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.The next 11 episodes were ordered later.^ Harley_Dude 01-29-07, 11:55 PM I can't wait for next weeks episode.
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^ Aired: 05/11/09 Summary Reviews Recap Trivia Next Episode .
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.After leading actor Kiefer Sutherland won a Golden Globe for his role in the first 10 episodes, the ratings of the show increased, leading FOX to order the second half of the season.^ I then watched every episode from the first season.
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^ Promotional materials for the seventh season have already established that, departing from tradition, it will be set primarily in Washington, D.C.[1] After leading actor Kiefer Sutherland won a Golden Globe for his role in the first 10 episodes, the ratings of the show increased, leading FOX to order the second half of the season.

^ Monday 9:00 PM on FOX Show Videos Episode Guide Reviews Forums Photos Review this Show Remove 24 from your favorites Add 24 to your favorites Show Score .
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.A feature film based on the show is being planned.^ The Show is basically based on a Doctor who treats patients his own way (By being Enabled)and finding cures for the diseases they do on the show.
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^ Always tomorrow: This 52 minute feature film shows the beginnings of the Coca-Cola company and the heart and soul of the people who were involved in starting it.
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^ The show has been sold in over 200 territories worldwide, and has inspired two feature films and an animated cartoon spin-off.

.The seventh season, originally scheduled to premiere on January 13, 2008, was postponed in the wake of the 2007-08 Writers Guild of America strike.^ The seventh season, originally scheduled to premiere on January 13, 2008, was initially postponed in the wake of the 2007-08 Writers Guild of America strike to ensure a non stop season, a trademark of the show since the start of its fourth season in January 2005.

^ Writer's Guild of America, west .
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^ The creation of the 24 game has been an equally unique affair.  Originally intended for release to tie in with the start of the seventh season at the start of 2008, development and production was deferred as a result of the WGA writers' strike and the consequential postponement of the TV show for twelve months.  .
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.To ensure a nonstop season, a trademark of the show since the start of its fourth season in January 2005, the season was postponed a full year until January 2009.[17][18] To help offset the strike-induced delay, the show returned on November 23, 2008 with a feature-length TV movie, 24: Redemption, that takes place nearly four years after season six and sets up the story that launched season seven.^ Candyman - May 23, 2008 New additions to the 24 TV-Movie cast.
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^ The seventh season, originally scheduled to premiere on January 13, 2008, was initially postponed in the wake of the 2007-08 Writers Guild of America strike to ensure a non stop season, a trademark of the show since the start of its fourth season in January 2005.

^ United States in January 2009, having been delayed by the writers' strike.

[19][20][21]

Cast

.24 is known for making major changes to its main cast every season.^ Cast See also: List of 24 characters, List of 24 cast members, Minor CTU agents in 24, and Minor characters in 24 [edit] Main casts Season 7 cast24 is known for making major changes to its main cast every season — the sole exception being Kiefer Sutherland, who is the only main cast member to star in all six seasons to date.

^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

.The only regular cast member of all seasons is Kiefer Sutherland.^ Cast See also: List of 24 characters, List of 24 cast members, Minor CTU agents in 24, and Minor characters in 24 [edit] Main casts Season 7 cast24 is known for making major changes to its main cast every season — the sole exception being Kiefer Sutherland, who is the only main cast member to star in all six seasons to date.

^ Kiefer Sutherland, adding he's as anxious as anyone for the new season to start.
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^ The Region 1 DVD releases of 24 strictly emphasize actor Kiefer Sutherland on the cover art for all six seasons to date, while the Region 2 & 4 DVDs instead echo the series' split-screen format by featuring the major players in each respective season.

.He is the only actor to appear in all the show's 168 episodes.^ Glenn Morshower, who plays Aaron Pierce, is the only actor besides Sutherland to appear in all six seasons.

^ Now if he'd only do the same for all these other shows you might finally get some work done.

^ All 24 episodes of the groundbreaking show's highly acclaimed first season are included on this ...
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.Glenn Morshower, who plays Aaron Pierce, has made appearances in each of the first seven seasons, but as of 2009 had appeared in a total of only 49 episodes.^ Glenn Morshower, who plays Aaron Pierce, is the only actor besides Sutherland to appear in all six seasons.

^ I then watched every episode from the first season.
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^ The first season of this creepy dramedy series, follows Dexter Morgan, a forensics expert who ...
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.Background extra Michael Jacey (who plays Agent John) is the only actor besides Sutherland and Morshower to appear in the first six seasons.^ Glenn Morshower, who plays Aaron Pierce, is the only actor besides Sutherland to appear in all six seasons.

^ The first season of this creepy dramedy series, follows Dexter Morgan, a forensics expert who ...
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^ The Region 1 DVD releases of 24 strictly emphasize actor Kiefer Sutherland on the cover art for all six seasons to date, while the Region 2 & 4 DVDs instead echo the series' split-screen format by featuring the major players in each respective season.

.Due to the unpredictable nature of each season's storyline, the main characters change frequently.^ Due to the unpredictable nature of each season's storyline, main cast members are added and dropped frequently.

^ Of the 28 characters who have comprised the main cast over the past six seasons, ten are deceased.

^ Also, Renee and Jack will be the main characters in the whole season =) out of found this valuable.
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.More commonly in the earlier seasons, a character may begin in a recurring role before being upgraded to a leading regular role in the following season.^ Flashback may be subjective (showing the thoughts and memory of a character) or objective (returning to earlier events to show their relationship to the present).
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^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

^ Leatherstocking is perhaps the clearest indication of just how much Cooper's character is seen through the lens of May's far more intense romanticism."

.The only instance of an actor being promoted mid-season from recurring to series regular are Lana Parrilla and Roger Cross in season four.^ Glenn Morshower, who plays Aaron Pierce, is the only actor besides Sutherland to appear in all six seasons.

^ We already saw what a 20-episode second season did to quality (a few noticeable dips mid-season), so I'm wary of another series, at least right now.
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^ "All we can say is, Daniel is still a series regular on the show, but Jin is not on the Season 5 poster.

.A "Special Guest Star" billing is used for appearances by famous actors, including Lou Diamond Phillips, Richard Burgi, Dennis Hopper, Sean Astin, Powers Boothe, James Cromwell, Robert Carlyle, and Kurtwood Smith.^ Main cast members who return from prior seasons — whether they return for one episode or the better part of a season — are often given a "Special Guest Star" billing, although this is also used for other cast members who are well-known film actors, like Richard Burgi, Dennis Hopper, Powers Boothe, Sean Astin, and James Cromwell.

^ "Lou Diamond Phillips Performs The Last of the Mohicans," Beverly Hills, CA: Dove Audio, 1992, 3 sound discs (3 hours), 4 3/4 inch, abridged, audiobook.

^ Powers Boothe was also Rev. James Jones in the Jonestown movie from the 70s.
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.It is also used for former series regulars making return appearances in the series.^ Jean Smart has said that she and Gregory Itzin are likely to return to the series, but it seems unlikely that they would be regular members of the cast.
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^ Jack Bauer's estranged father, played by James Cromwell, will make his first appearance in the series this season.
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^ Claire, who mysteriously disappears with her dead biological father near the end of the season, will not return as a series regular for the fifth season.

.The "Special Guest Appearance by" billing has been used for the returning Dennis Haysbert in seasons four and five, and for Jon Voight in Redemption and season seven.^ Below are some of the guest stars who have made appearances during the first six seasons.

^ Walt became a guest star after the events of the first season's finale, making rare appearances throughout season two.

^ Main cast members who return from prior seasons — whether they return for one episode or the better part of a season — are often given a "Special Guest Star" billing, although this is also used for other cast members who are well-known film actors, like Richard Burgi, Dennis Hopper, Powers Boothe, Sean Astin, and James Cromwell.

Main characters

  • = As of last appearance or mention in a televised episode.
  • * = Attached to star/currently in production.
  • ** = Was moved from guest star to main cast member mid-season.

Notable guest stars

.24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.^ Season 5 is good but I was upset they killed every character I really liked in the show and then Shanghai'd Jack.
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^ "But on 24, every single moment in every scene with every character is a high-stakes moment.
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^ Though it sounds like "24" might be taking steps to work on better characters later this season.
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.Below are the guest stars who have appeared in at least 10 episodes, or have appeared in multiple seasons (Mandy), or play an important role (Victor Drazen).^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

^ Glenn Morshower, who plays Aaron Pierce, is the only actor besides Sutherland to appear in all six seasons.

^ Missing: Season 1 Episode 10 "72 Hours to Kill" .
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  • = As of last appearance or mention in a televised episode.
  • * = Attached to star/currently in production.

Plot synopsis

.Season 1 begins and ends at 12:00 AM on the day of the California presidential primary.^ Plot synopsis [edit] Season 1 Main article: 24 (season 1) Season 1 begins and ends at 12:00 AM, and occurs on the day of the California presidential primary.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

.Jack Bauer must protect Senator David Palmer from an assassination plot, and rescue his own family from those responsible for the plot, who seek retribution for Jack's and David Palmer's involvement with a covert U.S. mission in the Balkans.^ Jack Bauer must protect Senator David Palmer from an assassination plot, and rescue his family from those responsible for the plot, who seek retribution for Jack's and David Palmer's involvement with a covert U.S. mission in the Balkans.

^ It has been confirmed by the Season 7 Trailer that "CTU is gone" and Jack Bauer is on his own while Chloe has to help him.

^ Those of us who've been watching 24 from the start know as much about Jack's family as you do.
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.Set 18 months after season 1, season 2 begins and ends at 8:00 AM. Jack must stop a nuclear bomb from detonating in Los Angeles, then assist President David Palmer in proving who is responsible for the threat.^ Season 2 Main article: 24 (season 2) Set 18 months after season 1, season 2 begins and ends at 8:00 AM. Jack must stop a nuclear bomb from detonating in Los Angeles, then assist President David Palmer in proving who is responsible for the threat.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Jack Bauer must protect Senator David Palmer from an assassination plot, and rescue his family from those responsible for the plot, who seek retribution for Jack's and David Palmer's involvement with a covert U.S. mission in the Balkans.

.Set 3 years after season 2, season 3 begins and ends at 1:00 PM. While struggling with a heroin addiction, Jack must re-infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel in order to acquire a deadly virus being marketed underground.^ Season 3 Main article: 24 (season 3) Set 3 years after season 2, season 3 begins and ends at 1:00 PM. While struggling with a heroin addiction, Jack must re-infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel in order to acquire a deadly virus being marketed underground.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Day 4, Jack began working for the Secretary of Defense, James Heller, after he was fired from CTU by Erin Driscoll because of his heroin addiction.

.Meanwhile, President David Palmer is preparing for a live presidential debate in the run up to elections.^ It was first invoked during Season 2, to stop then President David Palmer from aborting an attack, which would propel the U.S. into war.

^ They covered up what the last president did last season, so I'm sure President Palmer Brother Palmer would have let this go until AFTER the day was over.
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^ "Barack really exceeds what David Palmer is, or was, on TV." — Dennis Haysbert confirms that Barack Obama is greater than a fictional TV president [ Boston Herald ] .

Cast of Season 3
.Set 18 months after season 3, season 4 begins and ends at 7:00 AM. Jack must save the lives of his new boss Secretary of Defense James Heller and Heller's daughter Audrey Raines (with whom Jack is romantically involved) when they are kidnapped by terrorists.^ Season 4 Main article: 24 (season 4) Set 18 months after season 3, season 4 begins and ends at 7:00 AM. Jack must save the lives of Secretary Heller and his daughter Audrey Raines (with whom Jack is romantically involved) when they are kidnapped by terrorists.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Season 3 Main article: 24 (season 3) Set 3 years after season 2, season 3 begins and ends at 1:00 PM. While struggling with a heroin addiction, Jack must re-infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel in order to acquire a deadly virus being marketed underground.

The same terrorists then launch further attacks against America, and Jack is forced to use unorthodox methods to stop them, which will have long-term consequences for both Jack and the U.S.
.Set 18 months after season 4, season 5 begins and ends at 7:00 AM. Jack is believed to be dead by everyone except a few of his closest friends.^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Season 3 Main article: 24 (season 3) Set 3 years after season 2, season 3 begins and ends at 1:00 PM. While struggling with a heroin addiction, Jack must re-infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel in order to acquire a deadly virus being marketed underground.

^ The same terrorists then launch further attacks against America, and Jack is forced to use unorthodox methods to stop them, methods which will have long-term consequences for both Jack and the U.S. [edit] Season 5 Main article: 24 (season 5) Set 18 months after season 4, season 5 begins and ends at 7:00 AM. Jack is believed to be dead by everyone except a few of his closest friends.

He is forced to resurface when some of those friends are murdered and he is framed for the murders. .Terrorists with connections to the U.S. government attempt to steal nerve gas in order to protect U.S. oil interests in Asia, and Jack discovers an insidious conspiracy while trying to stop them.^ Terrorists with connections to the U.S. government attempt to steal nerve gas in order to protect U.S. oil interests in Asia, and Jack must resurface to stop them as well as dismantle the government conspiracy.

^ A similar situation occurs in Season 5, when terrorists plan to release a canister of nerve gas inside a busy shopping mall.

^ If the evidence against him — or any other terrorist — is as strong as the U.S. government would claim, then there should be no reason not to try Khadr or those like him in court.
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Cast of Season 5
.Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being detained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Before Day 6, Jack was in a Chinese prison.

.Terrorists plot to set off suitcase nuclear devices in the United States and Jack must stop them; later, Jack has to choose between his loved ones and national security when the Chinese set their sights on sensitive circuitry that could trigger a war between the U.S. and Russia.^ Terrorists plot to set off suitcase nuclear devices in the United States and Jack must stop them; later, Jack has to prevent sensitive circuitry from falling into the hands of the Chinese to prevent war between the U.S. and Russia.

^ Indians and "Indians" flocked to United Artists' call; several humorous stories of Seitz's trying to choose between legitimate Injuns and paleface pretenders] 27.

^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

.Redemption is a television movie which aired on November 23, 2008, bridging the gap between the sixth and seventh seasons of 24.^ PM Well yeah, sorta, if you add in the gaps between the six seasons it does take the show into the "future."
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^ Beginning with the 2007–2008 television season, the final 48 episodes of Lost would have been aired as three seasons with 16 episodes each, with Lost concluding in its sixth season.

^ Well yeah, sorta, if you add in the gaps between the six seasons it does take the show into the "future."
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.Set three and a half years after season 6, Jack finds himself caught up in a military coup in the fictional African nation of Sangala.^ The first phase of his career was set in Germany, where he returned twenty-five years later to shoot his last three films.
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^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

^ Helpfully, rapper Skillz (already a recapping legend for his annual year-spanning Rap-Ups ) has recorded a spoiler-filled primer on all five seasons.

.Meanwhile, in the United States, it is Inauguration Day, where Allison Taylor is being sworn into office as President.^ A "limited special edition" of Day Six is also available in the United States.

^ You're not taking into account that the aggressors here, the United States and the UK, are the ones that instigated this, and are simply feeling the repercussions for their actions.
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^ But with the invention of the cotton gin, slavery expands into America's western frontier, and a revolution in Haiti inspires slave rebellions throughout the southern United States.
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Cast of Season 8
.Set 65 days after the events of Redemption, season 7 begins and ends at 8:00 AM. A major national security incident occurs when the firewall responsible for protecting America's government computer infrastructure is breached by the same people responsible for a conflict in Sangala.^ Meanwhile, a major national security incident occurs when the firewall responsible for protecting America's government computer infrastructure is breached.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Season 3 Main article: 24 (season 3) Set 3 years after season 2, season 3 begins and ends at 1:00 PM. While struggling with a heroin addiction, Jack must re-infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel in order to acquire a deadly virus being marketed underground.

A larger conspiracy involving government officials and private military contractors is revealed as the season progresses. .The season features the show's first female president, Allison Taylor, and it is the first season to take place completely outside Los Angeles.^ It will also feature the show's first female president, Allison Taylor, played by Cherry Jones, and ex-main character Tony Almeida will be returning to the show despite his apparent death in season 5.

^ The first six seasons of the show were all based in Los Angeles and nearby locations — both real and fictional — in California, although occasionally other locations have been featured as well — most notably, Washington, D.C., where a significant portion of the action took place during the fourth and sixth seasons.

^ The film looks at Los Angeles from three perspectives: first, as a background for movies, second, as a character in movies, and third, as a subject for a movie.
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.Set an unknown amount of time after season 7, season 8 begins and ends at 4:00 PM in New York City.^ New York: Times Books, 1984.

^ Season 7 Main article: 24 (season 7) Season 7 will begin and end at 7:00 a.m.

^ Season 3 Main article: 24 (season 3) Set 3 years after season 2, season 3 begins and ends at 1:00 PM. While struggling with a heroin addiction, Jack must re-infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel in order to acquire a deadly virus being marketed underground.

.Jack is about to leave for Los Angeles with his daughter, Kim, her husband and her young daughter when he is brought in by CTU to uncover a Russian extremist plot to assassinate Islamic leader Omar Hassan during peace negotiations with U.S. President Taylor.^ Bauer is often in the field for the fictional Los Angeles Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU) as they try to safeguard the nation from terrorist threats.

^ Jack is headed up the staircase to the hotel room, and gets a message from CTU about Gredenko not being at the house.
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^ The Los Angeles CTU Field Office houses several areas.

Relation to other productions

.Immediately prior to 24, series co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran executive-produced La Femme Nikita for its entire five-year run on USA Network.^ Creative influences Immediately prior to 24, series co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran executive-produced La Femme Nikita for its entire five-year run on USA Network.

^ IMDB entry for La Femme Nikita.

^ United States of Tara creator/executive producer/writer/brand-new redhead Diablo Cody has confirmed that she's set to appear on an upcoming episode of 90210 .

.Both series deal with anti-terrorist operations, and the lead characters of both series are placed in situations where they must make a tragic choice in order to serve the greater good.^ Both series deal with anti-terrorist operations, and the lead characters of both series are placed in situations where they must make a tragic choice in order to serve the greater good.

^ The spy makes Washington's own men believe that he's a British spy in order that he can move with greater freedom through the enemy's lines.

^ This number is considerably higher when guest characters — whether they be government agents or terrorists — are also included.

.As a result, the on- and off-screen creative connections between 24 and La Femme Nikita are highly pronounced.^ IMDB entry for La Femme Nikita.

^ As a result, the on- and off-screen creative connections between 24 and La Femme Nikita are highly pronounced.

^ Creative influences Immediately prior to 24, series co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran executive-produced La Femme Nikita for its entire five-year run on USA Network.

.Numerous actors from La Femme Nikita have portrayed similar roles on 24, a number of story concepts from La Femme Nikita have been revisited on 24, and many of the creative personnel from La Femme Nikita currently work (or have worked) on 24 in the same capacity.^ Numerous actors from La Femme Nikita have portrayed similar roles on 24, a number of story concepts from La Femme Nikita have been revisited on 24, and many of the creative personnel from La Femme Nikita currently work (or have worked) on 24 in the same capacity.

^ Creative influences Immediately prior to 24, series co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran executive-produced La Femme Nikita for its entire five-year run on USA Network.

^ Additionally, four actors featured on 24 — Xander Berkeley, Glenn Morshower, Wendy Crewson and Spencer Garrett — played roles in Air Force One.

[23][24]
.Like the 1997 film Air Force One, 24 has featured Air Force One and use of the 25th amendment.^ In addition, 24 borrows some aspects of the 1997 film Air Force One, namely the plane itself and the use of the 25th amendment.

^ A similar character called Robert Box, played by Atkinson, appeared in the one-off 1979 ITV sitcom Canned Laughter, which also featured a routine used in the film version.

^ The Movie A 24: The Movie feature film was originally scheduled to be released on August 21, 2008.

.Air Force One was featured in 24 Seasons 2 and 4. Air Force Two (carrying the Vice President but not the President) was featured in season 6. 24 used the same Air Force One set from the film.^ In Seasons 2, 4 and 6, Air Force One can be seen and the series reused the same set as the one featured in the movie.

^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

^ Due to the writers' strike, the season instead lasted only 14 episodes, consisting of the 8 pre-strike episodes already filmed and aired, and 6 post-strike hours airing beginning April 24 in the United States.

[25] .Six actors featured in 24Xander Berkeley, Glenn Morshower, Wendy Crewson, Timothy Carhart, Jürgen Prochnow and Spencer Garrett—appeared in the film Air Force One.^ Additionally, four actors featured on 24 — Xander Berkeley, Glenn Morshower, Wendy Crewson and Spencer Garrett — played roles in Air Force One.

^ Special features: Film trailers as tributes to three of the most influential and legendary Latino forces in Hollywood history: Anthony Quinn, Rita Hayworth, Rita Moreno.
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^ Features archival film and animation, and one sequence filmed in color in 1999.
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Impact

.Because of the "real-time" storytelling approach to 24, and the series' willingness to directly address the threat of terrorism, the implementation of torture as a way to acquire information and the use and misuse of government authority, the series has generated a sizable critical reaction, both positive and negative.^ Critical reaction Main article: Critical reaction to 24 (TV series) Because of the "real-time" storytelling approach to 24, and the series' willingness to directly address the threat of terrorism, the implementation of torture as a way to acquire information and the use and misuse of government authority, the series has generated a sizeable critical reaction, both positive and negative.

^ Reaction to two new characters, Nikki and Paulo, was generally negative, with Lindelof even acknowledging that the couple was "universally despised" by fans.

^ The real time clock of the show continues to roll during the commercials, emphasizing the reality of the 24 hours of the season in which the characters work.

.The series and the main character, Jack Bauer, have been accused of promoting the use of excessive violence and torture in the minds of the voting public, in part to support the policies of the Bush Administration.^ The series and the main character Jack have been accused of promoting the use of excessive violence and torture in the minds of the voting public, in part to support the policies of the current federal government.

^ Can't wait for some good old Bauer torturing, looks like Jack's gonna have a Graem cracker in the next hour or so...
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^ I must also add that the public of both the UK and US both voted Blair and Bush back in, in elections after the war had began so I don't see any strong opposition from the public to it.
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[26] .Slate magazine commented that the United States' enhanced interrogation policy has deeper roots in 24 than in the U.S. Constitution.^ One of them made an astonishing claim: he was a prince of an African kingdom larger and more developed than the newly formed United States.
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^ Film concludes with a delegation of Gullah people traveling from the United States to Sierra Leone to trace the roots of their heritage.
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^ Comments on the types of censorship in Sweden, and England, and the lack of it in the United States.
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[27]
In Germany and Switzerland, 24 has been criticized for the various techniques employed by its protagonists in apprehending terrorists.[28][29]
.The series has won numerous Emmy Awards for its technical and artistic achievements.^ The series has won numerous Emmy Awards for its technical and artistic achievements, but at the same time has been criticized by a number of prominent individuals and organizations who have objected to how the series has handled story and character elements.

^ In, 2005 Terry O'Quinn won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor in a television series, and in 2006, Matthew Fox won for Best Lead Actor.

^ It has won numerous industry awards including the Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series in 2005,[5] Best American Import at the British Academy Television Awards in 2005, the Golden Globe for Best Drama in 2006 and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series.

.In 2008, Empire magazine ranked 24 as the sixth greatest television show of all-time.^ He was, for my money, one of the greatest belletrists of all time — a master of the short, casual, elegant, whimsical, roving piece about absolutely anything.

^ Time magazine's James Poniewozik named it one of the Top 10 Returning Series of 2007, ranking it at number two.

^ Lost also came 5th on Empire Magazine 's list of the Top 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.

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U.S. television ratings

.Seasonal rankings (based on average total viewers per episode) of 24 on Fox.^ The first 4 episodes of season 6 gained an average of 33 million viewers.

^ Broadcasting information [edit] U.S. television ratings Seasonal rankings (based on average total viewers per episode) of 24 on FOX. Note: Each USA network television season starts in mid-September and ends in late May, which coincides with the completion of May sweeps.

^ Fringe Season 1 Episode 4 Loading Time: Average Host: smotri.com Submited: 30 August 2009 Download in High Definition with Vuze .

.Note: Most US network television seasons start in mid-September and end in late May, which coincides with the completion of May sweeps.^ Broadcasting information [edit] U.S. television ratings Seasonal rankings (based on average total viewers per episode) of 24 on FOX. Note: Each USA network television season starts in mid-September and ends in late May, which coincides with the completion of May sweeps.

^ I may have forgotten something, but it seems to me that they deliberately didn't tell us much of anything about him last season.
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^ The show, which debuted on September 22, 2004, became one of the biggest critical and commercial successes of the 2004 television season.

.However,
24 begins its season in January and runs new episodes non-stop until May, a trend which began after many fans grew unhappy with constant preemptions.^ However 24 begins its season in January and runs new episodes non-stop until May, a trend which began after many fans grew unhappy with constant pre-emptions.

^ Remaining "Lost" Seasons Extended By Two Hours, Yahoo!, May 9, 2008 ^ "Lost: Getting Your Fix," Game Informer 177 (January 2008): 79.

^ Due to the writers' strike, the season instead lasted only 14 episodes, consisting of the 8 pre-strike episodes already filmed and aired, and 6 post-strike hours airing beginning April 24 in the United States.

Two new episodes are often shown on the same night, and the entire season takes less than 24 weeks to air.
24 airs during February and May sweeps.
Season Timeslot Premiere Finale Rank Viewers (M)
1 Tuesdays 9/8c November 6, 2001 May 21, 2002 #76 8.60[31]
2 Tuesdays 9/8c October 29, 2002 May 20, 2003 #36 11.73[32]
3 Tuesdays 9/8c October 28, 2003 May 25, 2004 #42 10.30[33]
4* Mondays 9/8c January 9, 2005 May 23, 2005 #29 11.90[34]
5* Mondays 9/8c January 15, 2006 May 22, 2006 #24 13.78[35]
6* Mondays 9/8c January 14, 2007 May 21, 2007 #27 13.00[36]
Redemption^ Sunday 8/7c November 23, 2008 #17 (for week) 12.12[37]
7* Mondays 9/8c January 11, 2009 May 18, 2009 #20 12.62[38]
8* Mondays 9/8c January 17, 2010 May 24, 2010 11.2
*= Indicates a "non-stop" season, in which the season did not start at the beginning of the television season in September, but rather in January (the start of mid-season) to air new episodes every week until its season finale in May.
^ = Indicates 24: Redemption, the made for television movie and the rating was for the movie only.
.Viewership increased midway through its second season when the mega-hit American Idol became the lead-in to 24 starting in February 2003. For its fourth season, Fox gave the show a vote of confidence by moving 24 out of the post-American Idol time slot (to make room for the eventual hit drama, House) and placed it on Monday nights at 9:00 p.m.^ For its fourth season, FOX gave the show a vote of confidence by moving 24 out of the post-American Idol time slot (to make room for the eventual hit drama, House) and placed it on Monday nights at 9:00 p.m.

^ Viewership increased midway through its second season when the mega-hit American Idol became the lead-in to 24 starting in February 2003.

^ Did you happen to catch her (Mary Lynn) on the Leno show Monday night (1/29)?
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Eastern (8:00 p.m. Central) while it aired the show in consecutive weeks, beginning in mid-January of 2005. The consecutive-week schedule was also implemented for 2006, beginning in mid-January 2006.
.In comparison to its 2005 season, 24 in 2006 was up 16% in overall viewers and 14% in viewers of the advertiser-friendly 18 –49 age demographic.^ In comparison to its 2005 season, 24 in 2006 was up 16% in overall viewers and 14% in viewers of the advertiser-friendly 18 – 49 age demographic.

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^ Posted by uniform mortgage loan application on Monday, Jul 24, 2006, 5:18 am .
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[39] .Thus, the series has so far reached its ratings peak in 2006. Ratings have remained steady, therefore 24 has managed to retain most of its audience through its entire run thus far.^ Thus, the series has so far reached its ratings peak in 2006.

^ The ratings drop was partially explained when Nielsen released DVR ratings, showing Lost as the most recorded series on television.

^ Creative influences Immediately prior to 24, series co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran executive-produced La Femme Nikita for its entire five-year run on USA Network.

.This circumstance is unlike other serialized shows such as Lost, Prison Break and Heroes, which have lost much of their respective audiences over subsequent seasons.^ The ratings drop was partially explained when Nielsen released DVR ratings, showing Lost as the most recorded series on television.

^ We all saw what happened when the writers' striked (seasons cut in half, millions of dollars lost, good shows cancelled, tons of people without a job.

^ "Lost: Disney Lowers List Price of Lost Season 3 on Hi-Definition Blu-Ray Discs", TV Shows on DVD.com, 2007-09-19.

.The sixth season's two-night, four-hour premiere, broadcast in 2007, garnered the largest audience in 24's history, averaging 15.7 million viewers.^ The third season premiere brought in 18.8 million viewers.

^ The first 4 episodes of season 6 gained an average of 33 million viewers.

^ The sixth season's two-night, four-hour premiere gained its largest audience ever, scoring an average 15.7 million viewers.

[40] .Ratings peaked at one point to 16.3 million.^ At one stage, ratings peaked at 16.3 million viewers.

.By comparison, the precedent seventh season's two-night, four-hour premiere, broadcast in 2009, decreased slightly in viewers, averaging an overall 27 million viewers over the two nights.^ The third season premiere brought in 18.8 million viewers.

^ The first 4 episodes of season 6 gained an average of 33 million viewers.

^ The sixth season's two-night, four-hour premiere gained its largest audience ever, scoring an average 15.7 million viewers.

.The eighth season's two-night, four-hour premiere increased by 15% in viewers from the previous season.^ The sixth season's two-night, four-hour premiere gained its largest audience ever, scoring an average 15.7 million viewers.

^ The fourth season premiere of Lost saw an increase from the previous episode to 16.1 million viewers,[84] though by the eighth episode, viewers had decreased to a series low of 11.461 million.

^ So, we scoured the web for some choice hypotheses (and couple of crackpot ones) relating to tomorrow night's season-five premiere.

.It averaged 11.4 million viewers on its Sunday premiere.^ Over the course of the spring season, ratings would plunge to as low as 11 million viewers before recovering to near 14 million for the season finale.

^ The third season premiere brought in 18.8 million viewers.

^ The fourth season premiere of Lost saw an increase from the previous episode to 16.1 million viewers,[84] though by the eighth episode, viewers had decreased to a series low of 11.461 million.

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Awards and nominations

  • 2002 Award for Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series – Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran
  • 2002 Nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series – Stephen Hopkins
  • 2002 Nomination for Outstanding Drama Series
  • 2002 Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2003 Nomination for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series – Ian Toynton
  • 2003 Nomination for Outstanding Drama Series
  • 2003 Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2004 Nomination for Outstanding Drama Series
  • 2004 Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2005 Nomination for Outstanding Drama Series
  • 2005 Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2006 Award for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series – Jon Cassar
  • 2006 Award for Outstanding Drama Series
  • 2006 Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2006 Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Gregory Itzin
  • 2006 Nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Jean Smart
  • 2007 Nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2007 Nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series – Jean Smart
  • 2009 Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Cherry Jones
  • 2001 Nomination for Best Drama Series
  • 2001 Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2002 Nomination for Best Drama Series
  • 2002 Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2002 Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie – Dennis Haysbert
  • 2003 Award for Best Drama Series
  • 2003 Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2004 Nomination for Best Drama Series
  • 2005 Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2006 Nomination for Best Drama Series
  • 2006 Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2003 Nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2003 Nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • 2004 Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2005 Nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2005 Nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • 2006 Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2007 Nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2007 Nomination for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
  • 2008 Award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
  • 2010 Award for Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a TV Series
  • 2001 Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2001 Award for Best Drama Series
  • 2002 Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series – Kiefer Sutherland
  • 2002 Nomination for Best Drama Series
  • 2002 Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series – Dennis Haysbert
  • 2002 Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Sarah Clarke
  • 2005 Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie – Shohreh Aghdashloo
  • 2006 Nomination for Best Drama Series
  • 2006 Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie – Jean Smart
  • 2009 Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or TV Movie – Cherry Jones

Distribution

.24 is widely broadcast in other parts of the world, including Canada, Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.^ International broadcasters 24 is widely broadcast in other parts of the world, including Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.

^ It includes interviews with filmmakers from North Africa and the wider Arab worlds and clips from a wide range of key Arab films.
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^ New characters are introduced, including the tail-section survivors and other island inhabitants.

.Kiefer Sutherland attributes the show's support from Fox to its early success in the UK.[42] Its viewership there, however, decreased significantly when the BBC lost the rights to subscription channel Sky1 after the second season.^ Its viewership in the UK, however, decreased when the BBC lost the rights to satellite channels Sky One and FX after the second season.

^ In the UK, the interactive back-stories of several characters are included in "Lost Untold," a section of Channel 4's Lost website.

^ Episodes from both season one and season two were available on the UK's Channel 4's website, but have since expired.

[43]
.The release of 24 on DVD has had a significant impact on the success of the television series.^ DVD releases The release of 24 on DVD has had a significant impact on the success of the television series.

^ The ratings drop was partially explained when Nielsen released DVR ratings, showing Lost as the most recorded series on television.

^ The Region 1 DVD releases of 24 strictly emphasize actor Kiefer Sutherland on the cover art for all six seasons to date, while the Region 2 & 4 DVDs instead echo the series' split-screen format by featuring the major players in each respective season.

.In an interview with IGN in 2002, Sutherland revealed, "[24's] success in England was phenomenal.^ In an interview with IGN in 2002, Sutherland revealed, "[24's] success in England was phenomenal.

.It was the biggest show the BBC has ever had.^ It was the biggest show the BBC has ever had.

.It was the number one DVD there, knocking off Lord of the Rings, which is unheard of for a television show DVD to actually knock-out every feature DVD available.^ It was the number one DVD there, knocking off Lord of the Rings, which is unheard of for a television show DVD to actually knock-out every feature DVD available.

^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

^ English intertitles, col., 6 hours): These 3 DVDs explore every facet of the Worlds Fair from the perspective of one of its visitors.
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.And that's because they showed it without commercials."^ And that's because they showed it without commercials."

^ Since October 2005, new episodes, without commercials, have been available for download the day after they air on ABC, for American audiences.

^ Actual show run time without commercials is between 42-44 minutes, as is typical for hour long television shows on many commercial stations.

[44] .The US sales of the Season 1 DVDs increased the audience size of Season 2 by 25%.^ The U.S. sales of the Season 1 DVDs increased the audience size of Season 2 by 25%.

^ Lost: Season 2 Tops this Week's DVD Sales Chart 14 September 2006.

^ First day DVD sales for Lost Season 2 are thought to have been as high as 500,000 copies sold.

[45]
.At CES 2007, Fox Home Entertainment announced the complete first season of 24 would be released on the Blu-ray disc format in early 2007[46] although this never came to fruition.^ AM This is my first season of 24.
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^ At CES 2007, Fox Home Entertainment announced the complete first season of 24 would be released on the Blu-ray disc format in early 2007[47] although this has not yet come to fruition and no date for the Blu-Ray release has been confirmed.

^ In mid-2007, the first four seasons were re-issued, featuring slim-packaging in line with the season 5 release, and improved video quality, especially in the first season, which was initially rushed to DVD. The metallic "24" logo has also been dropped in favor of the seven segment display logo.

.The Region 1 DVD releases of 24 strictly emphasize actor Kiefer Sutherland on the cover art for all seven seasons to date, while the Region 2 & 4 DVDs instead echo the series' split-screen format by featuring the major players in each respective season.^ The Region 1 DVD releases of 24 strictly emphasize actor Kiefer Sutherland on the cover art for all six seasons to date, while the Region 2 & 4 DVDs instead echo the series' split-screen format by featuring the major players in each respective season.

^ DVD releases The release of 24 on DVD has had a significant impact on the success of the television series.

^ The DVD features available on the Region 1 release were likewise split over the two box sets.

.This presented audiences who had not seen the TV broadcast (since the series moved to premium channel Sky One) in the UK with a large spoiler on the front cover of season four—which featured 'surprise' special guest star Tony Almeida.^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

^ Since then, four seasons have been aired.

^ This presented audiences who had not seen the TV broadcast (since the series moved to premium channel Sky One) in the UK with a large spoiler on the front cover of season four — which featured 'surprise' special guest star Tony Almeida.

.A "limited special edition" of Day Six is also available in the United States.^ A "limited special edition" of Day Six is also available in the United States.

^ First segment in a six part series on the United States in the Fifties.
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^ The streaming of Lost episodes direct from ABC's website was only available to viewers in the United States due to international licensing agreements.

.In addition to the DVDs, the box includes a booklet with an episode guide, each major character's job description and biographical information, and script excerpts.^ In addition to the DVDs, the box includes a booklet with an episode guide, each major character's job description and biographical information, and script excerpts.

^ Again, the series was initially delivered in two sets for Region 2: the first twelve episodes were released as a widescreen four-disc DVD box set on July 17, 2006.

^ Mythology Main article: Mythology of Lost In parallel to its character development, episodes of Lost include a number of mysterious elements that have been ascribed to science fiction or supernatural phenomena.

.A limited edition of Day Six is also released in the United Kingdom, available from HMV stores.^ A "limited special edition" of Day Six is also available in the United States.

^ Video Releases [edit] DVD Releases In the United Kingdom (Region 2), episodes of Mr. Bean have been released on a yearly basis by Universal Pictures UK since 2004.

.In mid-2007, the first four seasons were re-issued, featuring slim-packaging in line with the season 5 release, and improved video quality, especially in the first season, which was initially rushed to DVD. The metallic "24" logo has also been dropped in favor of the seven segment display logo.^ In mid-2007, the first four seasons were re-issued, featuring slim-packaging in line with the season 5 release, and improved video quality, especially in the first season, which was initially rushed to DVD. The metallic "24" logo has also been dropped in favor of the seven segment display logo.

^ AM This is my first season of 24.
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^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

.A special edition of the first season was released on May 20, 2008. The new set includes a seventh disc of bonus features, while discs 1–6 contain all 24 episodes with deleted scenes, audio commentaries, and 5 extended episodes.^ Audio commentary, disc 1.

^ The new set includes a 7th disc packed with bonus features, while disks 1-6 contain all 24 episodes with deleted scenes, audio commentary, and 5 extended episodes.

^ Fox has announced a special edition re-release of season 1, which was released on May 20 2008.

.The set is released in a steel box.^ The set is released in a steel box.

^ Again, the series was initially delivered in two sets for Region 2: the first twelve episodes were released as a widescreen four-disc DVD box set on July 17, 2006.

^ The DVD features available on the Region 1 release were likewise split over the two box sets.

[47]
.The television movie 24: Redemption was released on DVD in Region 1 on November 25, 2008 and in Region 2 on December 1, 2008. The DVD contains the broadcast version as well as an extended version with optional audio commentary, a making-of featurette, child soldiers in Africa featurette, a season 6 recap, and the first 17 minutes of the season 7 premiere episode.^ Missing: Season 1 Episode 17 "Delusional" .
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^ The third season was released in Region 1 on December 11, 2007.

^ DVD releases The release of 24 on DVD has had a significant impact on the success of the television series.

.The seventh season was the first season to be released on Blu-ray format.^ "Lost: Disney Lowers List Price of Lost Season 3 on Hi-Definition Blu-Ray Discs", TV Shows on DVD.com, 2007-09-19.

^ On March 21, 2006, the record label Varèse Sarabande released the original television soundtrack for Lost's first season.

^ At CES 2007, Fox Home Entertainment announced the complete first season of 24 would be released on the Blu-ray disc format in early 2007[47] although this has not yet come to fruition and no date for the Blu-Ray release has been confirmed.

[48]
The first seven seasons are also available for purchase on iTunes. .Season 8 episodes are also added to iTunes and Zune Marketplace after each specific episode aired.^ Her heavily hyped "How I Gained 40 Pounds" episode aired on Monday to a very strong 5.2 rating, her third-largest viewing audience of the season.

^ Beginning with the 2007–2008 television season, the final 48 episodes of Lost would have been aired as three seasons with 16 episodes each, with Lost concluding in its sixth season.

^ An additional consequence of the strike has been ABC's decision to extend the final two seasons of Lost by adding a seventeenth episode to each remaining season.

DVD releases

Season Region 1 Release Date Region 2 Release Date Region 4 Release Date Episodes Discs Bonus Features
1 September 17, 2002
May 20, 2008 (Special Edition)
October 14, 2002 December 2002 24 6 Introduction to Season One by .Kiefer Sutherland and a preview of Season Two; alternate ending to the season finale with optional audio commentary by Joel Surnow.^ An additional consequence of the strike has been ABC's decision to extend the final two seasons of Lost by adding a seventeenth episode to each remaining season.

^ Betty will remain on the air until the end of March, but then won't return to finish its third (and possibly final) season until sometime this summer.

^ Mad Men : We haven't seen Don Draper and the cast of Vulture's favorite show since the season-two finale in October.


.Special Edition: Two audio commentaries; 25 deleted scenes; five extended episodes; "The Genesis of 24" Documentary; The Rookie online short films.^ The new set includes a 7th disc packed with bonus features, while disks 1-6 contain all 24 episodes with deleted scenes, audio commentary, and 5 extended episodes.

^ This episode presents interviews with two filmmakers who produce music-themed documentaries.
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^ This is followed by an "instructional clip" that shows the same scene again but with synchronized voice-over commentary about the use of film language it illustrates.
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2 September 9, 2003 August 11, 2003 September 2003 24 7 Six audio commentaries; 44 deleted scenes (with optional commentary); "24 Exposed" featurettes; "On the Button: Exploding the CTU" featurette; Multi-angle scene study.
3 December 7, 2004 August 9, 2004 September 2004 24 7 Six audio commentaries; 45 deleted scenes (with optional commentary); Season 4 Promo; Season 4 Prequel; "24: On the Loose" featurette; "Boys and Their Toys" featurette; "Biothreat: Beyond the Series" featurette; Multi-angle scene study.
4 December 6, 2005 August 8, 2005 November 2005 24 7 12 audio commentaries; 39 deleted scenes (with optional commentary); Season 4 Prequel (Director's Cut); Season 5 Prequel; Making a Scene: Making of Season 5 Prequel; "Breaking Ground: Building the New CTU" featurette; "Blood on the Tracks" featurette; "Lock and Load" featurette; 24: Conspiracy cell phone mobisodes; The Longest Day music video; 24: The Game: Behind the Scenes.
5 December 5, 2006 November 6, 2006 December 6, 2006 24 7 12 audio commentaries; 23 deleted scenes (with optional commentary); Season 6 Prequel; "Supporting Players" featurette; "Unsung Heroes: .24 Camera Department" featurette; "Music by Sean Callery" featurette; "Logan's Retreat" featurette; 100th Episode Reel; 24: Behind the Scenes book sample.^ In addition to all the episodes that had been aired, it included several DVD extras such as episode commentaries, behind-the-scenes footage and making-of features as well as deleted scenes, deleted flashback scenarios and a blooper reel.

^ Capturing the mayhem on camera, filmmakers Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe are granted unlimited, behind-the-scenes access to Gilliam's frantic but inspired creation.
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^ Based on the book: Women behind the camera, conversations with camerawomen / by Alexis Krasilovsky.
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6 December 4, 2007 October 1, 2007 September 19, 2007 24 7 12 audio commentaries; 22 deleted scenes (with optional commentary); Season 7 Preview; "Master Illusionist: .24's Special Effects" featurette; "24 Season 6: Inside the Writers' Room" featurette; "24 Season 6: Opening with a Bang" featurette; "The Technology of 24" featurette; Webcast Diaries; Day 6 Debrief mobisodes; Public Service Announcement from Kiefer Sutherland; Deleted cameo scene with Ricky Gervais; Easter Egg: Jack Bauer on The Simpsons.^ At last, Vulture's Absurd-o-Meter — our measure of the most ridiculous plot happenings in Jack Bauer's latest crappy day — returns!

^ It has been confirmed by the Season 7 Trailer that "CTU is gone" and Jack Bauer is on his own while Chloe has to help him.

^ Season 6 Main article: 24 (season 6) Set 20 months after season 5, season 6 begins and ends at 6:00 AM. Jack is released after being retained in a Chinese prison for twenty months.

7 May 19, 2009 October 19, 2009 November 11, 2009 24 6 12 audio commentaries; 14 deleted scenes (with optional commentary); The Fimucité Festival Presents: The Music of .24; "Hour 19: The Ambush" featurette; "24-7: The Untold Story" featurette; 24 in 24 documentary (Region 2 only); 21 Scenemaker webisodes (Region 2 only).^ Read » Jun 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 .

^ Jun 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 .

^ The first season began and ended at midnight,[19] and during its ninth episode (8:00 - 9:00 AM) Jack mentioned that he had already been awake for 24 hours.

Feature film

.A feature film adaptation of 24 was originally planned to be shot during the hiatus between the sixth and seventh seasons.^ Notable guest stars 24 features a large number of guest characters in every season.

^ Videodisc release of films and television shows originally released between 1937 and 1957.
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^ The Movie A 24: The Movie feature film was originally scheduled to be released on August 21, 2008.

.Series creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran planned to write the script with showrunner Howard Gordon working on story.^ Creative influences Immediately prior to 24, series co-creators Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran executive-produced La Femme Nikita for its entire five-year run on USA Network.

^ Unhappy with the result and a subsequent rewrite, Braun contacted J. J. Abrams, who had a deal with Touchstone Television (now ABC Studios), and was also the creator of the TV series Alias, to write a new pilot script.

^ According to series executive producer Bryan Burk, "You can have more interactions between characters and create more diverse characters, more back stories, more love triangles."

[49] Filming was to take place in London, Prague, and Morocco.[50] Jon Cassar revealed in an interview "I think the idea is to do an hour of it that sets it up where you can go around the world and set up a story in normal film time, and probably the last hour will be in real time – something like that."[51]
.Plans for the movie were later put on hold.^ In April 2007, it was announced that plans to shoot the film have been put on hold.

^ A motion picture based on the show has been written and was scheduled to be filmed in 2007 for a 2008 release but plans for production were put on hold to focus on the TV series.

.Kiefer Sutherland stated, "It's impossible to ask writers to work on the show and then come up with an amazing film we can shoot in the break between series."^ Videodisc release of films and television shows originally released between 1937 and 1957.
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^ Although initially hesitant, Abrams warmed up to it on the condition that the show have a supernatural angle to it, and collaborated with Damon Lindelof to create the series' style and characters.

^ In this program Morricone explains how he got his start in show business, the challenges of composing for film and his experiences working with big-name directors and musicians.
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[52]
.Executive producer Howard Gordon says on the future-film, "My hope is to go [shoot the feature film] after the eighth season.^ The main character Jack was originally going to die in the pilot, and was hoped to be played by Michael Keaton; however, ABC executives were adamant that Jack live.

^ Out Of This World (1964): This is a Frigidaire produced film featuring a housewife as she visits the Futurama exhibit at the fair (13 min.
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^ Features film clips from movies produced since the 1930's that are representative of the major film genres.
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That's sort of what we're aiming for. .I think that a big-screen 24 will be a fitting send off for Jack."^ As a result, the on- and off-screen creative connections between 24 and La Femme Nikita are highly pronounced.

[53]
.It is now thought that a film would be made after the eighth season, and that filming could still take place outside of the U.S., with London thought to be a possible location.^ Now I’m just outside London.

^ Watched continuously, each season would take approximately 17 hours to finish.

^ I would hate this character.” What do you think of this character today, now that it’s been some time since you shot the film?

[42] .As of 2010, it is unknown whether or not the film will be released after the eighth season as Kiefer Sutherland had stated that he and Fox are open to make a ninth season of the series.^ Photoplay Sidelights (a broadsheet devoted to the regular releases of Pathé films) concerning the 10 episode serial directed by Geroge B. Seitz] 2.

^ A BBC adaptation of the classics, released in the United States by 20th Century-Fox; syndicated in 1973.

^ The Region 1 DVD releases of 24 strictly emphasize actor Kiefer Sutherland on the cover art for all six seasons to date, while the Region 2 & 4 DVDs instead echo the series' split-screen format by featuring the major players in each respective season.

.On February 9, 2010, Fox announced plans to produce a feature length film set in Europe.^ In April 2007, it was announced that plans to shoot the film have been put on hold.

^ (EST) Before television came along, moviegoers were treated to short subjects that were often better than the feature-length films they accompanied.

^ In this episode PBS's acclaimed documentary producer Ken Burns discusses his inspirations with the film critic and journalist Michael Fox.
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.The same team that produce the TV series will be involved, and Billy Ray has been contracted to produce a script.^ Bean-1-13 豆豆先生第一到十三集 憨豆先生第一到十三集 Mr. Bean-1-13 Mr. Bean From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For the animated television series of the same name, see Mr. Bean (animated TV series).

^ TV series, directed by Sam Newfield; produced by Sigmund Neufeld, with John Hart as Hawkeye and Lon Chaney, Jr. Chingachgook.

[54]

Other media

.The success of 24 has led to the series being extended into other arenas, including media specifically created for mobile devices and the Internet.^ DVD Release Episodes Originally aired Release date Region 1 Region 2 Region 4 Season One 24 2001 – 2002 September 17, 2002 October 14, 2002 December 2002 Season One: Special Edition 24 2001 – 2002 May 20, 2008 TBD TBD Season Two 24 2002 – 2003 September 9, 2003 August 11, 2003 September 2003 Season Three 24 2003 – 2004 December 7, 2004 August 9, 2004 September 2004 Season Four 24 2005 December 6, 2005 August 8, 2005 November 2005 Season Five 24 2006 December 5, 2006 November 6, 2006 December 6, 2006 Season Six 24 2007 December 4, 2007 October 1, 2007 September 19, 2007 Season Seven 24 2009 TBA TBA TBA [edit] Other media Main article: List of 24 (TV series) media The success of 24 has led to the series being extended into other arenas, including media specifically created for mobile devices and the internet.

^ Other media The characters and setting of Lost have appeared in several official tie-ins outside of the television broadcast, including in print, on the Internet, and in short videos for mobile phones.

^ International broadcasters 24 is widely broadcast in other parts of the world, including Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.

.One can now see recent 24 episodes from the current season on the Fox website[55] and on iPhones and T-Mobile phones.^ Episodes from both season one and season two were available on the UK's Channel 4's website, but have since expired.

^ Some speculated that Fox would shelve the series and the remaining episodes of its third season but, instead, it's coming back for a fourth!

^ AM I love 24, and I'm one of those who thought last season was the best yet (I found season one boring to the point I'm amazed there was a second.
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.In addition, the series has spawned video and board games, toys, soundtracks from both the series and the video game, and a number of original novels inspired by the series, as well as a number of "behind-the-scenes" books.^ In addition, the series has spawned video and board games, toys, soundtracks from both the series and the video game, and a number of original novels inspired by the series, as well as a number of "behind-the-scenes" books.

^ In addition to all the episodes that had been aired, it included several DVD extras such as episode commentaries, behind-the-scenes footage and making-of features as well as deleted scenes, deleted flashback scenarios and a blooper reel.

^ "Fans play TV series Lost like an interactive video game", The Seattle Times, 2006-01-10.

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Further reading

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  • Steven Keslowitz, The Tao of Jack Bauer: What Our Favorite Terrorist Buster Says About Life, Love, Torture, and Saving the World 24 Times in 24 Hours With No Lunch Break (2009).
  • Steven Keslowitz, The Simpsons, 24, and the Law: How Homer Simpson and Jack Bauer Influence Congressional Lawmaking and Judicial Reasoning, 29 Cardozo Law Review 2787 (May 2008).
  • Jepson, Rich.^ PlaceofDis May 9, 2008, 09:38 AM A first hand account from John McCain (http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2005/11/29/100012.shtml) says that torture has actually worked.
    • Waterboarding: is it ever ok? [Archive] - Mac Forums 18 September 2009 6:06 UTC forums.macrumors.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ PlaceofDis May 1, 2008, 01:48 PM If terrorists have pertinent info about an imminent attack on the US, isn't it our duty to do anything and everything to get that info to stop the attack?
    • Waterboarding: is it ever ok? [Archive] - Mac Forums 18 September 2009 6:06 UTC forums.macrumors.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Badandy May 8, 2008, 10:40 PM And I'm sure no one needs to point out that just because something has been practiced for a long time that it works.
    • Waterboarding: is it ever ok? [Archive] - Mac Forums 18 September 2009 6:06 UTC forums.macrumors.com [Source type: Original source]

    24 Terrorism Through Television. .ISBN 978-0-9561504-0-0. 
  • Hart Weed, Jennifer; Richard Davis, Ronald Weed.^ Further reading Hart Weed, Jennifer; Richard Davis, Ronald Weed [November 2007].

    .24 and Philosophy: The World According to Jack.^ Philosophy: The World According to Jack, 1, The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, Blackwell Publishing.

    .The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series (1 ed.^ Philosophy: The World According to Jack, 1, The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series, Blackwell Publishing.

    ^ Pop culture songs have been used sparingly in the series, given the mainly orchestral score.

    ). Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 1405171049. .http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405171049.html.^ "Last of the Mohicans," web site, http://www.efni.com/kristy.html 46.

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24
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24 logo
Genre Action, Drama, Thriller
Created by Joel Surnow
Robert Cochran
Starring Kiefer Sutherland
Mary Lynn Rajskub
Janeane Garofalo
Cherry Jones
Carlos Bernard
James Morrison
Annie Wersching
Colm Feore
Bob Gunton
Rhys Coiro
Jeffrey Nordling
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 8
No. of episodes 168
Production
Running time approx. 43 min.
Broadcast
Original channel FOX
Picture format NTSC 480i (SDTV)
PAL 576i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV) FOX HD
1080i (HDTV) SKY HD
Original run November 6, 2001 – May 24, 2010
External links
Official website


24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe winning American television series broadcast by Fox Network in the USA and shown worldwide. The show first came on TV on November 6, 2001, starting with thirteen episodes. The first six seasons were all focused the fictional Los Angeles branch of the Counter Terrorist Unit (CTU).

24 is shown in real time, with each season depicting a 24-hour period in the life of Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), who works with the government as it fights threats to the country. Bauer is often in the field for the Counter Terrorist Unit as they try to protect the nation from terrorists. The show also follows the actions of other agents, government officials and terrorists associated with the plot. The first six seasons of the show were all based in Los Angeles and nearby locations  — both real and fictional  — in California, although sometimes other locations have been used as well. Some of the fourth and sixth seasons, and all of the seventh season, were in Washington, D.C..[1] The eighth and last season was in New York City.[2][3]

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