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April 26, 2010


Here is where we stand:

Jack, devastated about Renee getting sniped out of the plot, is trying to work through his feelings of grief and loss by whacking the Russians who whacked her. But President Woman President ordered Jack to be locked down because she needs the Russians for the all-important Peace Procezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Sorry!  Anyway, as you would imagine, Jack did not respond well to being locked down. He stole a convenient helicopter and is now on his way toward the UN, thereby forcing Chloe, who is in charge of CTU, to order the Air Force to force him down. We frankly feel sorry for the Air Force.

Edgar is still dead.

Stay tuned in the comments section after the show as the Amazing Steve attempts to unravel the plot, which is no mean feat, as can be seen in this photograph of Steve holding the actual plot.

Meanwhile, here's a scientific poll:

Is it necessary to refrigerate ketchup?
Absolutely not.
You notice they don't refrigerate ketchup in restaurants. It sits out on the tables for DAYS.
That way, you're not wrecking your nice hot hamburger by pouring this cold glop onto it.
Our guess is, the concept of refrigerating ketchup was invented by lawyers.
The same is true of mustard.
Mayonnaise is a different story.
pollcode.com free polls

UPDATE: Also, Mr. Bauer, you must return your seat to the upright and locked po sition.

UPDATE: Wait, that was the WHOLE HELICOPTER SEQUENCE? Lame-O-Rama.

UPDATE: Ethan sure recovered quickly from a serious heart attack.

UPDATE: Physical coercion! No!

UPDATE: "Pull out now." Heheheh.

UPDATE: Who is the Vegas-looking guy? We know him from before, right?

UPDATE: "An assortment of assault rifles." Yes, that's definitely how the "pros" order assault rifles.

UPDATE: "We do this right, we take Jack by surprise." Right!

UPDATE: I hate the Peace Agreement. I miss the Lethal Atomic Rods o' Doom.

UPDATE: zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

UPDATE: CTU: We're even less competent than you thought.

UPDATE: That Freddie Prinze Jr. sure can emote.

UPDATE: These men have some jowls.

UPDATE: It's a jowl-off.

UPDATE: OK,so at the beginning of this episode, Jack was trying to locate Dana Walsh, and at the end, Jack was still trying to locate Dana Walsh. In other words: zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

UPDATE: Next week: Waterboarding! Dana gets loose! Take, it, The Amazing Steve.


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Ok, I've never watched 24, but I voted about the ketchup anyway. Is that allowed?

My folks sent me that shirt today. I'm still working on unraveling that plot.

I hear a rumor Aaron may be back tonight. I sure hope so.

Aaron NEEDS to come back -- just one more time! :-)

"Submitted for your approval: One Jack Bauer. Hero.
Protector of the world. The only man (TM) who can
understand and STOP the real terrorists. But what happens if your world is torn apart, because the
the bastards killed the only woman who enjoyed killing and shooting as much as you do?

Well your sanity is on a short, short thread. Actually kinda lioks like lint. And you have no more
patience, no more Mr. Nice Guy.[whispering](Of course that is how we "sell" poorly written plods in Hollywood.)

ANd so you loose it. Or you find it. Either way,
you don't know Jack like we know Jack!

Welcome to..THE BAUER ZONE"...

[Gunshots ring out. Mr. Serling slumps, having been shot in the thigh...]

Stay tuned for the "alleged plot" twist tonight.

Awesome shirt. As for the Gordian knot of this season's plot, however, I'd suggest that you forget about unraveling it and just cut the frakker.

Hey, it worked for Alexander...

Steve -- u should totally market those shirts! they'd sell!

See?? I KNEW that was Edgar!! And SHAME on you, Dave!! again...

Are all the dead people going to come back like in "Lost?"

How can there only be three comments so far?

Great shirt, Steve!! The plot...not so much.

@ Punkin -- as long as u voted Montpelier yer good to go ...

Steve's polish? And 'scientific'?

Hey folks -- just wanted to say that I've lurked since S5 and LOVE these threads!

Checking in!


I expect the last episode to end with Aaron showing up in a Delorian and telling Jack "We have to go back TO THE FUTURE"

And hi everyone.


off topic, sorta...

But Amazing Steve, and Dave, are both genies
geniuses in my book!

I don't care what anyone says, and neither should they,just be humble and loved!

Peace, guys! And always thank yous for your labor of
love and love of writing!



I never thought about restaurants leaving ketchup out. Dang. I always put mine in the fridge. Of course I usually don't eat at restaurants that serve ketchup without giving you a nasty look first. In fact I ate at a place in Charlotte a few months ago where the waiter put the napkin in your lap for you. I thought that was a little too much. Then again, my Diet Pepsi was $5.00 for one little can. Oh and I voted for Montpelier. Nice shirt Amazing Steve. Looking forward to your recap. And shame on you again, Dave.

Greg House seems to be upset over Renee's death, too. He's brutal.

I am always amused by the glop library paste Macs calls mayo.

Please, writers of 24, no medical scenes tonight.

The affiliates will kiss your ass if you can hand them a hit show.
I have seen the face of God.
That's very commendable of you, Nelson. Now sit down. Your indignation is duly noted; you can always resign tomorrow.
I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!

*U2's "Angel of Harlem" begins playing*

It was a warm and dry terrorist day
When the rods entered the New York fray
Jack was bound, almost drowned
At CTU they heard the sound
Of a plotter

New York, like a Christmas tree
Tonight this city will glow to me

So long
This hate won't let me go
With love
Plotter of Generic Isramic Republic (That Is Supposed To Be Iran)

Hard Rock near THE Times Square
The din hollers out "Laissez faire!"
They got Jack Bauer as Harry Potter
Man, he would make an ugly otter...

Dark Freckles sadly has bled
She feels nada, nothing, since she's dead

So long
Jack just won't let her go
Endangers Harlem
Endangers Harlem

They say it's smart
Shock and awe...
Yeah, yeah...(yeah)
Yeah, yeah...(right now)

Blue lights block the avenue
Feds think they have got you
Seven full mags, three grenades, too
That'll make a great "body stew"
Fools, think they know the ways
That they need to stop my gamma rays
As my bomb explodes on this night
Spreading to the city it's rad delight
Jack in Potter's specs
Can only hit the deck
He never looked like a failure
Yeah, yeah
Failure of Harlem...

Failure or Harlem...

J A C K B A U E R P O W E R H O U R !

Brought to you by: JackSack™ ("JackSack™'s mad as hell...") and ChloeSack™ ("ChloeSack™ feels badly about everything she ever said or thought about FreckleSack™.")


This season's "24" intros are brought to you in memory of my dear friend Michael "Sparky" Bushaw, who passed away the day after this past Christmas. Sparky, my fraternity big brother, best man at my wedding and best friend for the last 20 years, was the one person with whom I watched "24" when it originally premiered on Fox. Always a fan of the show, I believe it fitting to dedicate this season in his memory. Rest in peace, brother...I miss you!

Here we go!

OK - I'll admit it...I don't get the Montpelier joke. Someone please explain it to me.

Thanks in advance.

Hi, ya'll!

Welp, it's on. G'night folks!

Sirius, it's what I answer when I cannot make my mind up or I don't know what the real answer is.

Somebody really needs to do an animated .gif of Jack bouncing Starbuck's head off the table...

...Wonder if the guy in the wall is starting to smell yet...?

That was quick.

Those AF helicopters don't have a chance.

Can't this thing go any faster?!

Oh wow: NYPD's called in Blue Thunder...

They need to set up a perimeter in the sky...

The certainly got the gunships up in the air fast.

Cartoon Manhattan skyline alert!

Return or what? Their gonna blow the hellicopter up over midtown?

He landed on the Fox-5 building?

Wait! Jack! You didn't lock the copter and arm the alarm! Now some hoodie is going to come and steal it!

It took Jack longer to get where he was going in the helicopter than it does by cab.

Would making a spoof of 24 be redundant?

Is that military pilot related to Ken Doll?

Jack's going to steal the Cooper Bldg!

They're going to try a perimeter around Jack?


"Supervising producer: Milan Cheylov?"

Oh, that explains the plot: The frickin' Russians have also inflitrated the production staff!

Form a perimeter - that always works.

Why do they have better visuals of Jack than they have had of any of the terrorists?

Shocker - they lost him.

Aha, the masterful technique of acting normal! Works every time.


remember that CTU NY has a tunnel under the building,
and under the tunnel is a tributary of the east River...they just thought that smell was "normal"...
or maybe new jersey...(no offense intended)

Suspect has shed his suspiciousness.

Run, Jack run. See Jack run.

Instead of driving into a tunnel, Jack walks under a tree. With all the technology, can't CTU see through foliage?

So I guess CTU doing security is out?

Is there a future for Chloe and Freddy Prinze Jr.?

Oh ick.

With everything going on they're tracking Jack?


Did those cops even know who they are looking for?

Chloe is the boss, but still doing the skut work.


Okay, just had to comment on this: the scene with Jack running across the roof while a helicopter is overhead was DEFINITELY taken from the 24 Video Game--My mom would know, she's died there lotttts of times.

In the game, you do not have the option to run down the fire escape. Only the real Jack is that cool.

VP Perimeter!

I've smelled New Jersey, funnyman: you might have a point there....

Delicious impeachment...

I agree Dave. I thought there would be more action with the helicopters.

How. Stupid. Is. She.???

Won;t the peace deal be ruined by the president being impeached?

Oh it's "Allison" now is it?

The Last Temptation of President Cankles...

You know, if we changed the drinking game from whenever you hear 'Perimeter' to when there's a boring talky scene...we'd all have died from alcohol poisoning after a couple of episodes...

"Ethan, I'm having hot flashes right now."

She's focused on the Golden Hoverpony technology we'll get from the Russians when there's Real Global Peace.

I've been thinking about Ethan's quick recovery. I don't believe they really did heart surgery. I think they just drew a line on his chest with a sharpie and told him they did surgery. The power of suggestion.

Hey cindy, he looks pretty good for someone who had a major heart attack, huh?

Suddenly I don't trust Ethan...

Pull it together MWP.

Now Logan blackmails her.

'Alison, I know this world is killing you.
Oh, Alison, my aim is true....'

This episode is a real downer so far. Somebody die please.

Jeff, in 'real life' he would still be in the recovery room. With oxygen and monitors. Don't get me started.

Are Handbag's eyes bluer than usual?

Boy she got over her precious Peace Procezzzzz quickly.

Did he say he's nothing but a handbag?

Oh let's kidnap the sitting President.

Alison, you let Logan untie your party dress! And you're going to do it again.

Over? Did you say...over?

"I have them standing by"???


Effective and discrete in 24 means it will be all over the news in 30 minutes and Walsh will be on the run.

OH please somebody shoot Logan. Please.

Why does Madame President Woman President care what Hand bag thinks? Shouldn't she be consulting with her Cabinet or something rather than this schlump?

I think this is why Palin had to step down as Governor of Alaska...

She could no longer cover up visible Russian involvement from Alaska.

And thanks for the EC reference, tf8!

Not that Dana doesn't deserve it, but HOW CAN SHE LISTEN TO THIS SLIMEBALL????????????

Are they really gonna make Pres. Taylor THAT stupid to do listen to Logan?

Dana's gonna be waterboarded. Men rejoice.

Oh, yay -- high school level ethics debates!

David Palmer wouldn't have had these issues.

"I can see past them. I had, oh, Six Crises."

Oh, screw the peace agreement. Blow em all up and let God sort it out.

Come! Join me on the Dark Side...

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