TV Series | TV-14 | | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
21 February 2005 | James Lamont (jameslamont)
10 | An entertaining, classy and action-packed drama that breaks new ground in the television world!
This show can best be described as the most innovative, ground-breaking television show of the past 50 years. The ...
If a prominent character dies in an episode, the writers and producers chose to end with a silent countdown of remaining seconds of the clock to honor their memory.
I am the Secretary of Defense of the United States of America. You will listen to me!
Many times in the series, the next episode starts at a point where not enough time has passed for something to have happened. For example, when Kim and her boyfriend are arrested by one cop and are have to lie down on the ground with their hands behind their head and then we see the clock beep for the usual 3 seconds into the next hour. Then the next episode begins, with several cops arrived at the scene, Kim being questioned by officers, sitting down, wearing a blanket. All of this could have not have happened in just 3 seconds. This happens several times throughout the series.
For some of the narrated introductions, Kiefer Sutherland adds "My name is Jack Bauer and (today/this) the longest day of my life."
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